Head of School and Assistant Head of School

Guidepost Montessori
September 21, 2020
Job Type
Education Requirements
Degree in Education or Child Related Field
Street Address
10 Orchard Road


Guidepost Montessori is looking for leaders 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. The Head of School and Assistant Head of School, you'll be responsible for providing leadership to the entire campus team.

We are looking for leaders in:

  • Northern Virginia
  • O'Fallon, Missouri
  • Northern California
  • Denver, Colorado

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
AMI or AMS Montessori certification and 3+ years of teaching experience
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


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 leadership team to ensure enrollment targets are met
Hiring, supporting, developing, and managing teaching staff

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