Jake Westermann

Head of Upper School
Jake Westermann joined St. Christopher's in 2023 from the Potomac School in McLean, VA. He served as the Director of Student Life, where he oversaw all aspects of student life in Potomac's Upper School and also supported the growth and development of one-third of the Upper School faculty.

Before moving to Potomac, Jake taught English and history for five years at St. George’s School in Middletown, RI. He served as the Director of the St. George’s School Teaching Fellows Program and the Director of Global Studies. Jake began his career as a Middle School Teacher at Shore Country Day School in MA.

He received his B.A. in modern American history from Brown University, where he also served as Captain of the lacrosse team and earned Academic All-American distinction. Jake also holds a Master of Arts in liberal studies from Dartmouth College. He and his wife have three young children.