School Leadership Positions Available
Charter Head of School
El Dorado Hills, CA
Long Grove, IL
Founded in 1975, the Montessori School of Long Grove is located on 2.5 acres and is close enough to Chicago for going out trips to take advantage of the culture and entertainment the city has to offer. Outdoor space for scientific exploration with animals and vegetable garden. Beautiful classroom with natural light and complete set of materials. Supportive parent community.
Accepting resumes from candidates with AMI 6-12 certification for the 2014-15 school year. Experience working with children ages 9 – 12 a plus. The successful applicant will possess initiative, leadership, management, and organizational skills. In addition, the ability to plan creatively, problem solve and communicate effectively with staff, parents, and students. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Contact: Lyn Pearson, Montessori School of Long Grove, 1115 RFD, Long Grove, IL 60047;
Montgomery County, MD
Unique opportunity for teacher/administrator in a beautiful one-classroom
ECE Montessori school in Montgomery County. Due to our recent expansion in
the area, we are seeking the right individual to explore opportunities in a
way to continue the school either by purchasing the building and the
business, or act as an operator to perform all duties of running a business.
This classroom has been at capacity since 2005, with positive cash flow
every year, and has allowed us opportunity to grow in the local area. With
an established reputation of a successful, authentic Montessori ECE
environment, personal referrals are the bulk of our enrollment, and we are a
turn-key operation. The future success of this location is important to us
as it was the foundation for our growth and we would like to support the
transition to ensure it is smooth.
Responsibilities include Primary teacher classroom duties, administrative
oversight and communication with the Office of Child Care, parents, and
other staff, marketing and advertising, conducting tours, and general record
Due to the sensitivity of the situation, and that time is of the essence,
disclosed until an NDA is received and signed.
Turtle River Montessori
A well established Montessori school with two beautiful campuses serving over 250 children ranging in age from 2 years old through Middle School is currently accepting applications. Located in a beautiful beach community north of Miami in a state of the art Leed’s certified building.
Teachers Pre-primary (2-3), Primary (3-6), elementary (6-9 and 9-11) and Middle School professionals. Interested candidates must have Montessori teaching credential and a Bachelors Degree, experienced preferred.
Administrative Director seeking a dynamic enthusiastic individual with strong administrative, interpersonal skills, along with a track record of leadership. A bachelor’s degree and experience is required. Montessori background is preferred.
Competitive Salary and benefits provided.
Immediate opening for experienced Montessori administrator in an established Montessori and charter pre-K-8 school in Morrisville, NC. The successful applicant will possess initiative, leadership, management, and organizational skills. In addition, the ability to problem solve and communicate effectively with staff, parents, children, and board of directors is imperative. Position requires at least 5 years as a lead teacher and 3 years as an administrator and is designed to lead to Executive Director position on the retirement of the current ED. Salary commensurate with experience. Please visit our website at
for more information.
HEAD OF SCHOOL POSITION
Children’s Garden Montessori School, Denver, CO
Contact: Jayne Palu, Search Committee Chair
Start Date: June, 2014
Children's Garden Montessori School (CGMS) is seeking a talented leader and educator as its Head of School (HOS) commencing with the 2014/15 school year when our current Head of School retires. We are in our 40th year providing nurturing and child-centered Montessori education to students aged 18 months to 6 years. The HOS serves as the school’s chief executive, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the school’s operation and implementing its educational mandate and strategic priorities. The new HOS will join a successful, vibrant preschool and work with dedicated teachers, experienced administrative and admissions personnel, and committed board members in guiding CGMS into its next chapter.
To learn more about this opportunity, interested candidates should visit the school’s website at http://cgmontessori.com/our-school/head-school-search/.
Fairfield County, CT
The Montessori School, located in Fairfield County, CT, seeks a committed Director to lead a community of children, ages of fourteen months through eighth grade, 39 faculty, and 12 staff. The position description may be accessed at http://www.carneysandoe.com/web/positions/Montessori.pdf
Head of School
Southern California & San Francisco, CA
International Montessori School-Hong Kong
Effective July 1, 2014
International Montessori School of Hong Kong seeks a Primary School (ages 2-12) Principal for its new purpose-built campus in Stanley. The successful candidate will be a proven instructional leader with the ability to inspire and motivate students and faculty; who appreciates the School’s Montessori mission and vision; has a passion for and understanding of an international and bi-lingual education; and who will partner with parents in preparing students for continued success in school and in life. The successful candidate will have earned an advanced degree; held one or more senior management positions for three or more years; and have deep Primary School experience. Candidates who have a working knowledge of the IB will have an advantage. The ability to speak Chinese would be a plus but is not a requirement of the position.
Reporting to the two School Founders, the Principal will be expected to:
- Celebrate, advance and be loyal to the mission and vision of IMS and ensure that the overall operation of the Stanley Campus reflects that mission and vision.
- Be responsible for the efficient operation of all aspects of the day to day management of the Stanley Campus.
- Oversee overall program development to maintain high standards of excellence and an environment of intellectual curiosity and excitement for students with a range of backgrounds and abilities.
- Maintain communications and excellent relations with the best secondary schools in Hong Kong and advocate for students who will transfer to overseas schools.
- Delegate appropriately to faculty and staff while setting an example of continuous improvement and teamwork.
- Develop, inspire, mentor, supervise and evaluate a diverse and talented faculty and staff to preserve high quality and consistency in the delivery of the academic program.
- Cultivate a positive relationship with students and be accessible to them.
- Keep channels of communication open with parents about student progress and integrate parents into all aspects of school life in accordance with the Montessori philosophy.
- Serve as an integral and productive member of the School Management Committee (SMC) which is responsible for setting policy and strategic direction, approving the operating budget and overseeing the operations of the School.
- Engage in a regular, open dialogue with the Founders including progress on initiatives as established by the Founders and the SMC.
IMS remains the only Montessori Kindergarten cum Primary School in Hong Kong, and currently operates 3 campuses on Hong Kong Island, serving an international community of over 600 children aged 2 to 12 years old. IMS aims to expand upon its position as the leading English/Chinese dual-language Montessori school in the world, and to make this Primary curriculum available to all international families in Hong Kong who seek it for their children.
With a capacity of 700 students, the Stanley campus is poised to double IMS’ enrollment to 1,300 students of kindergarten and primary age by 2019.
To learn more about IMS Hong Kong please visit our website: http://www.montessori.edu.hk/IMS
An Invitation to Apply
IMS invites applications from qualified candidates excited by its mission, vision and unique opportunities. Compensation will be competitive, appropriate for the candidate’s experience and credentials and commensurate with that offered by similar international schools regionally and worldwide.
The new Principal of the Primary School at Stanley will assume responsibility on July 1, 2014. Inquiries and questions regarding this position are strictly confidential and should be directed to:
John C. Littleford
Littleford & Associates
PO Box 14806
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Fax: (225) 291-2806
Please provide the following: CV, Statement of Educational Philosophy and three references. Electronic submission is preferred.
Head of School (MA)
Harborlight-Stoneridge Montessori School in Beverly MA (www.h-sms.org), serving 300 students from age 6 months through 8th grade seeks a head of school beginning July 2014. H-SMS seeks an experienced independent school leader who will enthusiastically embrace the school’s mission. Prior experience in a Montessori educational environment is certainly welcome but not a pre-requisite. The new head will be a leader who:
- Has a track record as a successful classroom teacher and as an experienced educational leader
- Has a management style that inspires and instills confidence, balancing decisiveness with collaboration and process
- Has track records of successful relationship building, fund raising, admissions and marketing
- Is visionary and has the communication and personal skills to build community and support
- Is an articulate communicator who listens well and is an effective team builder
EXPERIENCED MONTESSORI TEACHER NEEDED FALL 2014
AMI or AMS trained for an established 3-6 traditional Montessori Classroom. Farm and gardens a part of the environment. We are looking for a teacher with 5 + years of experience as head teacher in 3-6 classroom that can bring enthusiasm to both the indoor and outdoor environment.
Must be able to perform all physical duties as they relate to caring for young children. Communication skills verbal and written are important to the job. Must be a Montessori teacher who is committed to "real" Montessori learning.
Lead Montessori Teachers
North Fork Valley of Western Colorado
Lead Montessori Teachers needed: Motivated Primary, Lower and Upper
Elementary Teachers wanted. First time offer to teach at our expanding public
Montessori school in the beautiful North Fork Valley of Western Colorado. Our
Valley offers beautiful vistas, a wonderful outdoor lifestyle, and numerous organic
farms. NFCMS has received multiple academic awards from the Colorado
Department of Education. We will be a School of Innovation committed to
Montessori principles, but adaptable to the Common Core. AMI Head of School.
Children's House, Lower Elementary, and Middle School Teachers
Full-time for committed candidate with Early Childhood or Elementary state certification and AMS training or willingness to take training this summer.
Competitive salary, Professional development, peaceful and nurturing environment in established Montessori classrooms.
Renaissance Academy is a growing PreK-8 Montessori charter school in search of teachers for primary, lower and upper elementary and middle school.
Please visit our website http://www.rschool.net/job-opportunities/ for information on qualifications and the application process.
Upper Elementary Montessori Teacher
San Jose, CA
One World Montessori School is a well-established Montessori environment in San Jose, 50 miles south of San Francisco. We are currently seeking a fully-qualified Upper Elementary Montessori Trained Teacher starting for the 2014-2015 school year. The position will be full-time (8:30 am - 3:30 pm).
Candidates must have his/her Upper Elementary Montessori Certification. Prior experience in a Montessori 9-12 classroom environment is essential.
Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and life insurance, paid vacation and sick days. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.
Public Montessori Teachers
Silver Sands Montessori Charter School is a K-8 public Montessori Charter school hiring for SY 2014-2015. We are in search of licensed teachers for kindergarten, lower and upper elementary and middle school. Please visit our website http://silversandsmcs.org/Join_Us.html for information on qualifications and application process.
The NewGate School in Sarasota, Florida
NewGate is The Lab School of The Montessori Foundation. As we continue to grow, we anticipate that we will have openings available on our faculty at every age level from toddlers through the 12th grade. We are always looking for outstanding Montessori educators who would like to join our close-knit Montessori learning community. As a lab school, out faculty works with the Montessori Foundation's in curriculum and program development.
Creō Montessori School Exciting Opportunity For Elementary Montessori Guides
Creō = “Creativity”
The Creō Montessori School will open in the fall of 2014. It is being founded by a small group of committed Montessori parents who are working closely with Tim Seldin and the Montessori Foundation to develop a world-class Montessori school from the ground up.
Gilbert, Arizona is a town that flourishes as a forward-looking, family oriented community with a small town atmosphere. Gilbert has the resources to grow as a quality community. It is well educated and young families are finding in Gilbert a perfect place to raise their families.
Creo has chosen Gilbert as its location since there is a great need for private secular, forward thinking schools. Creo will be one of the only private schools in the area and the only Private Montessori Elementary school within a 10 mile radius.
They will open with early childhood and elementary, extending upward through the secondary level. We hope to reach an enrollment of 120 students ages 3 through 12 years old by the end of the 2014-2015 school year.
The school is affiliated with the International Montessori Council and the American Montessori Society.
The school is looking for a Montessori lead teacher with the right balance of charisma, patience, energy, vision, professional education, and effective communication skills. An AMI/AMS certificate, 4 year college degree and 3 years teaching Montesssori is a must. Community building, and public relations skills that will ensure he or she will lead the Creō Montessori classroom.
We begin August 1, 2014, thus time is of the essence.
Part Time Middle School Math Teacher
Casa di Mir Montessori School is seeking a credentialed Montessori teacher. The ideal candidate will possess a current California teaching credential in math or related subject and have at least two years’ experience teaching adolescents. We are seeking a mature and enthusiastic individual with excellent English language communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Montessori Teacher for Private Tutor/Nanny
in United Arab Emirates (TAX FREE)
A private family in Abu Dhabi (UAE) requires a qualified Montessori Teacher as a full time Tutor for their 4 year old son. The candidate must have experience in Montessori methods/equipment and early-childhood care, be fluent in English with excellent communication skills, a positive demeanour, be trustworthy and reliable.
This is an amazing lifestyle opportunity to experience a culturally rich and diverse part of the world for a 1 or 2 year contract.
To be considered you must have:
• Montessori Teaching Qualification
• Early Childhood teaching experience
• Salary USD $40,000 (paid Tax Free) negotiable on experience
• Accommodation Provided
• Annual Air Ticket
• Medical Insurance
Start Date: Immediate / ASAP
Palm Harbor, FL
English Montessori Director/Directress
We are looking for English Montessori Director/Directress: age 3 years-6 years to join us in January 2014.
- Hold a recognized Montessori certificate
- Hold a bachelor's degree (degree in teaching preferred)
- Be a fluent English speaker
- 2 years work experience is preferred
We provide competitive conditions.
Director of Early Childhood
Lower Elementary Lead Guide
Greenspring Montessori School in Lutherville, Maryland is seeking a kind, loving, experienced and mature Lead Guide, supporting a new Montessori guide in the Lower Elementary Classroom. Must be well versed in and committed to Cosmic Education! Must have Montessori credential and two years teaching experience. Position starts ASAP. To read full job description, please visit our website: http://www.greenspringmontessori.org/about-us/employment
Certified Montessori Toddler/Pre-Primary Teacher
Ages 2-3 years, must have experience in the field of Montessori Education and hold a Montessori certificate in ages required. Florida childcare training classes & Background Screening also required. 30 - 35+ hours per week. Please contact the school for more information.
AMI Trained Elementary Guide
San Diego, CA
Mandarin & Spanish Language Immersion Montessori Guides
Toddler & Primary Guides
Southern California & San Francisco, CA
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