We seek a highly effective principal to lead our school into its next phase of growth and community connection. We seek a school leader who is committed to the ideals of collaboration and creativity, and who will do whatever it takes to ensure all our young learners continue to receive a top-tier education. MPA is rooted in Montessori philosophy and pedagogy and incorporates additional research-based educational strategies so that all students can reach their fullest potential. Our new principal will lead our school to fulfilling the following ideals in addition to growing our current PK-6th grade school to PK-8th grade by opening our new middle school.
Master’s degree in education
Experience in educational leadership
Montessori training or a commitment to advancing and understanding Montessori education
Colorado Principal’s License or the equivalent in another state (with a commitment to become licensed in Colorado)
A minimum of three years of public school leadership experience, preferably as a principal.
Teaching experience in a public Montessori program.
Human resources experience, including recruitment, management, evaluation, and professional development of teaching faculty and classified staff.
Networking experience, building strong relationships with teachers, parents and community organizations.
Public and School Community Relations
Engage with staff, parents, and students to promote a positive learning environment
Represent the school in a way that fosters and maintains positive community/media relations
Montessori Philosophy of Education
Guide and support the application of the Montessori Educational Philosophy within all areas of the school
Ensure all federal, state, and district educational standards are met using Montessori methods and curriculum
Maintain the necessary resources to ensure a strong financial position
Collaborate with the board to develop a sustainability plan for continued success of the school
Develop strategies to increase school enrollment and ensure future stability
Evaluate the performance of the staff based on core values with the goal of continuous improvement
Collaborate with staff, parents, and students to provide the best education for each student and assist them in their academic and professional goals
Oversee and support the adherence of school policies
Foster innovation and growth of staff and programs
Promote a positive, collaborative, transparent, and inclusive school culture
Administer district and school policies and procedures
Collaborate with the Board of Directors to maintain the school’s operational charter