Principal

Administrator/Head of School,

Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School

Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School (BMPCS) is a mission-driven school in the urban heart of Baltimore City’s Arts and Entertainment District. Baltimore Montessori serves a diverse and vibrant community of 450 students in PreK(3’s) through 8th grade. Our school features a Seed to Table program, a beautiful outdoor environment, a rehabilitated historic building, a talented and dedicated staff, a supportive and visionary administration, a dynamic and engaged parent community, and fruitful partnerships with local universities and cultural centers.

Mission

Our mission is to build a diverse and respectful community of joyfully engaged learners by providing a holistic Montessori environment that supports individual fulfillment, compassion, self-discipline, lifelong learning and a deep awareness of our responsibility to contribute meaningfully to our world.

Role

The Principal is the instructional leader of the school, responsible for the day-to-day operations and the support and supervision of instructional and school support staff. The Principal represents the school as the instructional leader in the community and strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with high expectations and increased outcomes for all students.

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university

Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate with an Principal/Superintendent or Administrator I and II endorsement

Five years of administrative and/or supervisory experience, including school-based administrative experience

Demonstrated ability to take initiative and exercise swift decision-making, grounded in sound judgment, a calm manner, and understanding of nuanced circumstances focused on an unwavering commitment to the diverse learning needs of students

Demonstrated success in implementing culturally relevant pedagogy and ability to support instructional and school support staff in leading a diverse learning population

Knowledge of Montessori pedagogy and experience with Montessori education in an urban, public school setting

Track record of achieving measurable gains in student achievement resulting from effective leadership

Demonstrated success in identifying, growing, and leveraging the potential of staff and teams

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; including proficiency in the use of computer applications (including Microsoft Office products), email, and mobile technologies

Salary and Compensation

This is a full-time position with a salary in accordance with Baltimore City Public Schools salary scale and is affiliated with the Public School Administrators and Supervisors (PSASA) bargaining union. This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Baltimore City Public Schools and Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).