Junior High School Director

Administrator/Head of School,

Marin Montessori School

With 265 students, sought after graduates, over fifty years educating Bay Area children and teens, and located on two bustling, beautiful campuses in Corte Madera and San Rafael, Marin Montessori School is seeking its next Junior High Director to join our vibrant school community.

A senior administrative position, the Junior High Director works closely and collaboratively with the faculty, Head of School, administrative team. Our shared goal is to continue to cultivate a highly effective and inspired adolescent learning community, one that embodies excellent Montessori outcomes: independence, emotional intelligence, rich curiosity, intellectual aptitude, and an instinct toward and capacity for collaboration and compassion.

This is an especially thrilling time to join Marin Montessori, a school with recognized accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). With recent articles in the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review touting the benefits of a Montessori education, along with the knowledge that students from our Junior High program are thriving and matriculating to outstanding high schools, Bay Area families are increasingly interested in making MMS their long-term school. Marin Montessori is a community of passionate educators, flourishing students, and engaged and enthusiastic families.

MMS is committed to authentic Montessori education. If the ideal candidate is not Montessori trained, they will need a depth of passion for and experience with interdisciplinary, experiential education and adolescents, as well as an interest in and commitment to the further study of Montessori adolescent pedagogy. Regardless, all candidates will need a successful track record of significant, meaningful administration and leadership experience.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree

At least three years in recent full time school administration/leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree

Certificate of Completion of the AMI/NAMTA Orientation to Adolescent Studies

This search is being led by CalWest Educators Placement. To review a detailed job description and to be fully considered for this opening, upload your resume and cover letter here: https://calwesteducators.com/ms-director/.

This is an exempt, full-time administrative position. Start date is July, 2021. The salary and benefits package is very competitive.