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Head Of School (Preschool Director)

Company: Guidepost Montessori
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

We're looking for an experienced Head of School to join our founding team at Guidepost Montessori Oak Brook and Guidepost Montessori Wheaton in 2023!We are hiring now so you can help build your school!As the Head of School, you'll be responsible for providing leadership to the entire campus team. We are looking for a leader who shares our passion for the Montessori method and has the talent and perseverance required to:Ensuring overall profitability targets are met (including managing campus budget)Attract, hire, develop, manage and retain great teaching staffBuild a strong parent and child communityWorking with the Assistant Head of School to ensure enrollment targets are metEnsure the educational experience for each child in every classroom is of the highest standard.Developing a strategic plan for the campusCreating a strong culture that embodies the mission of our organizationWhat we offer:A competitive salary + bonus potential20 days of paid time off and 11 paid holidaysHealth, dental, and vision insuranceA network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices from the largest network of Montessori schools in the nation.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 childCareer growth and promotion opportunitiesFully sponsored MACTE-accredited Montessori Teacher Diploma ($5,000 value)Support from the talent team, compliance team, prepared environments teams, operations team and more.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:Illinois Director Qualifications for Early Childhood2+ years of experience as a school administrator, such as a preschool director, school director, program director, principal, or vice principalExceptional written and verbal communication skillsAn aptitude for creating a warm and benevolent team cultureStrong leadership and the ability to make the tough decisions with limited informationA passion for getting education right through the Montessori pedagogyWe will prefer you over other candidates if you have:3+ years teaching experience in early educationAMI or AMS Montessori certificationWho We AreGuidepost Montessori is a community of educators who are driven by a deep desire to bring about widespread change in education today. To meet the needs of 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!Guidepost Montessori is a project of Higher Ground Education. You can learn more about our mission by visiting http://tohigherground.Com/#GMILSuburb

Keywords: Guidepost Montessori, Oak Park , Head Of School (Preschool Director), Executive , Oak Park, Illinois

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