Overview

We are looking for a leader who shares our passion for the Montessori method and has the talent and perseverance required to quickly grow enrollment, attract and retain great staff, build a strong parent community, and ensure the educational experience for each child in every classroom is of the highest standard. As the Head of School, you’ll be responsible for providing leadership to the entire campus team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Developing a strategic plan for the campus
Creating a strong culture that embodies the mission of our organization
Building a strong community among staff, parents, and children
Ensuring delivery of an exceptional program
Ensuring overall profitability targets are met (including managing campus budget)
Working with the Assistant Head of School to ensure enrollment targets are met
Hiring, supporting, developing, and managing teaching staff

What we offer:
Ongoing professional development
A network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices
Career growth and promotion opportunities
A competitive salary
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Paid time off and paid holidays
100% tuition discount for two children at any school within our network (we serve children 3 months through 12th grade)
The opportunity to contribute to a high-quality educational program that serves the individual needs of each child

We’d love to talk with you if you possess:
2+ years of experience as a school administrator, such as a preschool director, school director, program director, principal, or vice principal
New York State Teaching Certificate (B-2 or P-3 required)
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
An aptitude for creating a warm and benevolent team culture
Strong leadership and the ability to make the tough decisions with limited information
A passion for getting education right through the Montessori pedagogy

Guidepost Montessori is a project of Higher Ground Education. You can learn more about our mission by visiting http://tohigherground.com/ 

About Guidepost Montessori

At Guidepost Montessori, we are a team of educators, first and foremost. We've now expanded to become a network of Montessori schools, dedicated to fundamentally changing the face of education in the United States by growing the Montessori movement. From the top-down, we believe in what we do – and we want to invite you to join our community of educators, passionate about spreading high-fidelity Montessori!