The Head of School is accountable for the operations of the program and activities of Sussex Montessori School, in keeping with the mission and vision of the school and the direction as set by the Sussex Montessori School Board. The Head of School reports directly to the SMS Board of Directors, and must represent the Board and embody the vision of the school in its relations with faculty, staff, students, families and the community.
Prior to the Fall 2020 school opening, the SMS Head of School will work with the SMS Board to secure a school site, recruit teachers and other school staff, establish relationships within the community (particularly with underserved families), meet targets set by the DDOE Charter Office, and forge an identity for the school. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, innovative, autonomous and undeterred by barriers. This position presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced school leader to realize his/her vision for a child-centered and community-based public Montessori school.