Head of School

Montessori Sierra Madre, A.C.
May 4, 2021
Job Type
Competitive salary + benefits + tuition discounts
Education Requirements
Montessori Certification (required: AMS, MACTE, or AMI), Bachelors degree (required) Masters degree (optional),
Experience Requirements
Fluent Spanish (required), fluent English (recommended), 10 or more years of experience in classroom or school business operation
Street Address
Juarez 250 Sur


We are a private, non-profit, and certified Montessori school founded in 1965 by a group of parents concerned with having an educational option in Monterrey that believed in the human potential of the child, respected their processes, and prepared them for life.

We serve more than 300 children and young adolescents in a welcoming and cozy campus in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico.

Montessori Sierra Madre is accredited by AMS, for the Promotion of Ecological Culture (FOMCEC) as a Green School, and is a member of UNESCO as a school that works for peace.


Love and understanding of the child and Montessori philosophy and method. Trained in Montessori.

Passion and commitment to embed and promote authentic Montessori principles in all sections, and in all individuals from the MSM community (students, families, staff).

Visionary, with drive and creativity to provide resources for constant development of Guides, and school to improve Montessori essence and philosophy as the core of the institution.

Creative problem solving and managing skills to direct others, while feeling comfortable to work collaboratively and receive.

Strong communicator who promotes inclusion, diversity, and peace.


We’re looking for a Head of School who possesses excellent collaborative, teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills to:

. Embed and promote authentic Montessori principles and philosophy in all sections, and constituencies of the MSM community.

. Foster nutritious relationships with students, parents, alumni, and staff in the child's best interest.

. Lead personnel and mentor faculty.

. Carry out school daily operations.

. Promote enrollment.

. Work along with the Board of Directors.

. Ensure adherence to accreditations, memberships, and licenses.

. Participate in fundraising efforts.

. Ensure sound fiduciary management.


Education / experience requirements:

. Fluent Spanish (mandatory), fluent English (highly recommended)

. Montessori Certification (AMS, MACTE, or AMI)

. Bachelor’s Degree (mandatory), Master's Degree (highly recommended)

. Degree in administration (recommended)

. Ten or more years of experience in the classroom or school business operation


Please submit a letter of intention, resume, Montessori certification, and two recommendation letters to the MSM Board of Directors at: consejo@msm.edu.mx

We offer:

. Competitive salary and benefits

. Professional development opportunities

. Tuition discounts for children or young adolescents

. United and supportive community

. Friendly work environment

. Highly qualified Board of Directives to work with

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