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Head of School
We seek a highly effective head of school with a track record of success for our new K8 Montessori school.
The head of school is responsible for start up, administration and oversight of the academic program at the new Penfield Montessori Academy (PMA) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. S/he provides educational leadership for the students, families and staff members consistent with the educational goals of a Montessori Charter School. S/he cultivates an environment that fosters the success of all students by facilitating the development, communication, implementation, and evaluation of a shared vision of excellence in teaching and learning that is firmly grounded in Montessori pedagogy and philosophy and best evidence based practices.
The head of school will help lead the planned growth of the school, starting with K3-K5 levels and adding 1 level each year until full capacity of a 304 student K8 school is reached in the 2024 school year.
The school has a focus on serving children of all abilities and will specialize in serving those with health, emotional/behavioral and educational challenges. The school is located in an urban setting, represented by minority families and children, many of whom live in poverty. Position requires Masters Degree, WI Administrators License, 3 years Montessori leadership experience.