Assistant Head of School
Rachel Maher is the Assistant Head of School at the Village School of North Bennington. She has been serving the school community in many capacities since 2015. As the Assistant Head of School, Ms. Maher’s role encompasses a variety of responsibilities, including: Human Resources management, oversight of the school’s Library collection and services, supervision of Teaching Assistants and Substitutes, and assisting the Head of School with strategic goals, employee development, and student issues. She is proud to support the mission, vision, and values of our school by acting as a resource for our students, their families, and our staff.
Ms. Maher holds an MFA in Writing from Goddard College and a B.A. in English & Communications from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Prior to her work at the Village School, Ms. Maher worked locally in the Human Resources field as a Generalist/Recruiter and taught composition and literature courses at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. An avid writer and poet, she currently teaches a weekly English Composition course at the Community College of Vermont and occasionally publishes essays, short stories, and poetry.
Children are at the heart of all we do. We nurture a child's curiosity, ignite enthusiasm for exploring, develop tools for inquiry, for invention, for achievement. We welcome families into a community-wide collaboration to help our children grow into their best selves - responsible citizens and stewards of the greater world, makers of the future.