First Steps at Monarch Montessori is in search of our next Director.

Position Summary:

The School Director oversees daily management, planning and implementation of school related tasks and activities. This person is responsible for the welfare and education of the children enrolled. This person is responsible for the implementing and managing education programs to ensure the center exemplifies and maintains a high quality development program and sustains a positive, clean, safe and healthy center environment. In addition to monitoring center operations, budget and work directly with parents, you provide direction and leadership to the center staff including participation in hiring, orientation, training, managing and performance evaluations. Actions of the Director must follow the mission of the school and compliance with all managing bodies (child care licensing, CO health department, and FS Board of Directors).

Spanish speaking skills are strongly preferred.

As a school focused on equity and that values diversity, qualified applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Certification Requirements: 

Large Center Director Certification

Group Leader Certification

CPR, First Aid and Universal Precautions

Montessori Certification

Clearance of CBI and Central Registry checks and post-employment physical

Reporting Relationships:

Immediate Supervisor: Executive Principal

Secondary Supervisor: Board of Directors

Employees overseen: Administrative Assistant (shared), school nurse, teachers, assistant teachers, floaters, substitutes, custodian, and kitchen staff. In addition to any contracted partners, extracurricular services and center volunteers.

Salary Range:

$55,000- $80,000

See our school website for complete job description. www.monarchm.com

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About First Steps at Monarch Montessori

First Steps at Monarch Montessori is a non-profit organization dedicated to the  school’s mission  of making a quality Montessori education accessible to all who seek it.  Serving children ages 6 weeks through 6 years old, the school has a dual language pathway as well as a traditional English pathway, both of which follow the principles of peace education as taught by Maria Montessori. The First Steps Director works closely with the Executive Principal and the full administrative team within a larger school that includes the public K-5 sister school, Monarch Montessori.