Do you believe that if you change the beginning of a child’s life you can change their whole story?
At Endeavor Schools we know the power of passionate educators when it comes to unleashing children’s potential. We are a community of educators who seek to grow together in our craft knowledge to ensure that we thrive as professionals and our students thrive as learners and citizens.
As part of the Endeavor Schools Family, Endeavor Montessori Schools- Pflugerville is currently seeking an experienced Montessori Education Program Manager to provide day to day leadership alongside the School Leader.
The primary objectives of the Montessori Education Program Manager are to: (1) Inspire positive community interactions, (2) Ensure quality care and education of all children, and (3) Foster and develop the educational environments and staff. The Montessori Education Director reports to the School Leader. The Montessori Education Director will train and facilitate the implementation of the Montessori pedagogy in a safe, healthy and nurturing classroom environment that supports each child’s social, emotional and intellectual growth and development.
Inspire positive community interactions.
Ensure quality care and education of all children.
Foster and develop the educational environments and staff.
Self-motivated leader with strong classroom management and parent communication skills
Ability to train, motivate, and inspire the Lead teachers and Assistant teachers as the Montessori expert in the school
Maintain regular communication with parents
Contribute to the effective operation of the overall early care and education
Carry out activities on a daily basis and evaluate the effectiveness of child development activities
Collaborate with Lead teachers and help support and promote health of the school
Meet professional education requirements of School, State, and Montessori accrediting organization.
Serve as Lead Guide as necessary (absences, vacancies, allow for Lead Guide observations outside their environments).
Growth Mindset: Models a ‘Growth Mindset’ by consistently seeking to develop one’s talents and demonstrating a passion for learning and growth.
Hungry: Continuously strives for excellence, going above and beyond what is required to seize opportunities for the overall benefit of the organization.
Humble: Puts the collective success of the team over one’s individual interests, easily admitting to one’s own mistakes and sharing the credit for team accomplishments.
(People) Smart: Demonstrates good judgment when interacting with teammates, understanding one’s impact on others and adjusting one’s behavior as necessary.
Leadership: Rallies teammates around a shared vision and provides motivation and support to reach shared objectives. Provides timely feedback, coaching, and development opportunities for staff. Serves as a role model for our core values.
Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Cultivates the interpersonal skills and emotional discipline to forge authentic relationships with teammates in order to establish mutual trust, respect and accountability. Ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children.
Collaboration: Involves parents, colleagues, and partners with the community in a collaborative effort to provide seamless support for students.
Communication: Communicates effectively with parents and students with sensitivity, honesty, and empathy. Discusses matters with staff and leadership directly and in a professional manner.
Organization and Time Management: Ensures that priorities are aligned with key business objectives and resources are mobilized to maximize Return on Time Invested. Focuses time and energy on value-added activities.
Adaptability: Maintain a calm, positive, and professional demeanor even in the face of challenges and adversity.
Experience and Education:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, preferred. Equivalent combination of AA degree, training, and 3-5 years’ experience in the field of Education will be considered.
AMI or AMS trained and certified, preferred.
Specific requirements set by minimum state standards and/or accreditation.
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in in early Childhood Montessori education.
A minimum of 3 years of managerial experience with strong performance results.
Proficiency with technology and software applications including current version of MS Office.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Consistently walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.
Use hands to fingers, hand or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.
Hear or talk.
Taste or smell.
Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
May occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
Why work with us?
In addition to an engaging and dynamic work environment, we offer competitive benefits such as medical insurance, 401(k), paid time off, education scholarships, child tuition discounts, and more. Endeavor Schools is a growing family of private schools that is united by the belief that families deserve schools that are worthy of their trust. The mission of Endeavor Schools is to empower our schools with the tools, resources and support required to deliver on the promises made to our children and families. Our vision is to create optimal teaching and learning environments that transform the lives of those we serve.
Safety Statement: Endeavor Schools is committed to provide a safe school environment for our employees and our students. As such, we follow strict CDC guidelines for school operations, including, but not limited to, the use of Personal Protective Equipment (such as masks and/or gloves), controlled classroom sizes, routinely taking temperatures of staff and students, and sanitizing classrooms and surfaces throughout the day. Employees of Endeavor Schools are expected to follow all work and safety guidelines/procedures each day.
Endeavor Schools is an equal opportunity employer.
About Endeavor Montessori School
Our mission is to be the catalyst your child needs to reach their full potential. Designed for infants through middle school age children, we provide a modernized and holistic Montessori approach that cultivates the whole child through a nurturing and inspiring school environment.