LePort Montessori, Irvine, California

Head of School

Assistants to Infancy (0-3), Primary (3-6), Elementary (6-12), Adolescents (12-18)

Listed 19 July 2018

About the Position
LePort Montessori is currently seeking a passionate, experienced, mission-driven Head of School to manage a beautiful campus in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Head of School is responsible for creating a safe and positive culture on campus for all staff and students, leading/mentoring teachers and administrators, building a strong parent-community, resolving difficult student issues, ensuring the school financial operations are profitable, and directing the academic programs at the campus to consistently meet the high-standard we set at LePort!

Qualifications
This position requires a positive leader who is committed to the Montessori philosophy, enjoys coaching teachers to continually grow and improve, and has the good judgment and infinite kindness required to work closely with parents and children. You must also have a flair for business, including the ability to effectively solve practical problems and proactively manage the operational side of running a school.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • A bachelor's degree and/or an AMI/AMS Montessori diploma
  • 5+ years of leadership/management experience * Experience in school administration, or other business experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • General familiarity and comfort with computers
  • Positive, problem-solving mentality
  • Ability to create a strong, positive culture on campus
  • Dedication to creating and sustaining the highest-quality educational environment for each individual child
  • Fluency in Mandarin and/or Spanish (preferred, but not required)

Details about this role and all open positions can be found at: www.leport.com/careers/