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Head of School (Director)

Company: Guidepost Montessori
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

We're now hiring an experienced leader to join our growing team as Head of School at our beautiful Beaverton school! 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 We believe that the traditional method of education used in most schools is antiquated, outdated, and broken.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 U.S., but around the globe! The Head of School Position 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:
Directors license
Early childhood education leadership experience
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with a focus on results
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:
Experience teaching within a early childhood education setting
Experience as an Admissions, Administrative, Program or School Director for a preschool
Familiarity with the Montessori method of education or a Montessori certification Guidepost Montessori is a project of Higher Ground Education. You can learn more about our mission by visiting

Keywords: Guidepost Montessori, Beaverton , Head of School (Director), Executive , Beaverton, Oregon

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