Deschutes River Montessori, Bend

Teacher, Executive Director

Assistants to Infancy (0-3), Primary (3-6)

Listed 4 February 2024

Deschutes River Montessori School

Job Description

Job Title: Executive Director/Co-Director

Summary: Administers and implement the school’s broad educational mission and policies; provides day-to-day educational leadership for the school.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Strategic Planning

  1. Creates an appropriate and strong management team and teaching staff
  2. Promotes an internal organization that permits effective communication at all levels
  3. Works to produce smooth day-to-day internal operations
  4. Develops strategic and tactical plans for the school

Program Development and Implementation

  1. Designs, implements and administers student programs and service consistent with the values and teaching styles of the American Montessori Society
  2. Develops systems of scheduling to accommodate such programs and services, including early morning care and extended day programs
  3. Assures the curricular scope, sequence, and instructional strategies reflect Montessori philosophy and goals; provides leadership in the process of curriculum development; provides assistance and support to staff in their efforts to develop such curricula
  4. Maintain thorough knowledge of the State Office of Childcare Rules for Certified Centers, as well as all center policies


  1. Works with the Operations Director to establish and administer standards and procedures for admission and dismissals including daily schedule/operational changes
  2. Recommends enrollment objectives and executes programs to achieve them


  1. Defines the faculty and staff positions needed to implement the school’s program
  2. Works with the HR Director to recruit highly effective teachers and staff to fill such positions
  3. Disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving