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Guidepost Montessori ( ****) is a community of educators who are driven by a deep desire to bring about widespread change in education today. We believe that the traditional method of education used in most schools is antiquated, outdated, and broken. To meet the needs of today's students and to bring about true progress in the world around us, we need an education model that fosters independence and develops competent, capable, action-oriented thinkers and change agents. To that end, we are committed to dramatically increasing the amount of high-fidelity, authentic Montessori programs, not only in the US, but around the globe!

Head of School
Salary
$50,000 - $66,000 a year
Location
Charlotte, NC, United States
Posted on
Feb 19,2019
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Teaching Experience
Classroom Experience
Montessori Certification
Benefits
Vision Insurance
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Who We Are
Guidepost Montessori ( ****) is a community of educators who are driven by a deep desire to bring about widespread change in education today. We believe that the traditional method of education used in most schools is antiquated, outdated, and broken. To meet the needs of today's students and to bring about true progress in the world around us, we need an education model that fosters independence and develops competent, capable, action-oriented thinkers and change agents. To that end, we are committed to dramatically increasing the amount of high-fidelity, authentic Montessori programs, not only in the US, but around the globe!
We're expanding our Guidepost Montessori community in the Charlotte area, and we're looking for an experienced Head of School to join the team! This school will offer both English and Spanish programming, and serve students from infancy through middle school.
Your Role
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
Because we are a private, for-profit organization, this role does not require fundraising nor managing a Board of Directors!
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
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
We will prefer you over other candidates if you have:
3+ years teaching experience in early education
AMI or AMS Montessori certification

2+ years of experience as a school administrator, such as a preschool director, school director, program director, principal, or vice principal 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 We will prefer you over other candidates if you have: 3+ years teaching experience in early education AMI or AMS Montessori certification

Vision Insurance Dental Insurance Health Insurance Paid Time Off, 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 Because we are a private, for-profit organization, this role does not require fundraising nor managing a Board of Directors!


Associated topics: dean, deputy, director, elementary vice principal, middle school principal, principal, school principal, student, supervise, vice principal

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