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School Administrator

Guadalupe Montessori School Silver City, NM
Guadalupe Montessori School (GMS) seeks a dynamic, experienced administrator to lead a unique, authentic, non-profit AMI school beginning on June 1, 2014. GMS is located in Silver City, NM, a small mountain community in Southwest New Mexico 4 hours from Albuquerque and 3 hours from both Tucson, AZ and El Paso, TX.

The Director’s primary responsibilities include leading the school in all areas of educational, organizational and business processes, including hiring of faculty and effectively managing all employees; ensuring compliance with AMI, state and local requirements; mentoring and developing faculty/staff and promoting strong partnerships both within and outside the school community. This position also calls for direct and effective collaboration with the Board of Directors in the areas of fundraising, creating and enforcing school policies and overseeing the development and management of the school budget.

Preference will be given to candidates with AMI certification and prior school administration experience. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1979, GMS provides a peaceful learning environment and supports our sixty children aged 14 months to 12 years, from diverse backgrounds, in becoming life-long learners. Visit guadalupemontessori.org for a complete job description and more information about our school.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to board@guadalupemontessori.org. Position is open until filled; application review will begin May 1.