A senior administrative position, Marin Montessori School's Junior High Director works closely and collaboratively with a dynamic, high functioning ten-person faculty team, Farm Manager, the Head of School, program directors, and other administrators. Our shared goal is clear: to continue to cultivate a world class Montessori adolescent program for middle school aged children (12-15 years old), and community from which students emerge deeply passionate about learning, self-aware, socially and emotionally intelligent, and well prepared to transition successfully as independent young adults into high school and beyond.
The Junior High Director ensures outstanding teaching and learning in each class offering—characterized by interdisciplinary, experiential, social-emotional, and project and place-based learning. The Director leads the cultivation of an inclusive and safe community culture, and generates and sustains trust in and enthusiasm for MMS with current and prospective families.
See the school's website for a complete description: https://www.marinmontessori.org/about-mms/employment/junior-high-director
• Rich experience teaching and working closely with young adolescents and their families • Experience observing, coaching, and evaluating teachers toward continued growth • Experience successfully leading teams • Experience developing and managing program-level budgets • Even-keeled, mature, responsive temperament to model steadiness for the highly energetic adolescent community, busy faculty, and sometimes anxious parents • Passion for and experience with interdisciplinary, experiential, place-based educational models • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks within a variety of demands • Discretion and candor, and unquestionable ability to maintain confidentiality and act ethically and professionally • Supervisory experience • Growth mindset: a love of brainstorming ideas, collaborating, learning through feedback, always striving for excellence and growth • Must be able to lift and carry 25 pounds • Must have a clean driving record
Additional Salary Information: This is an exempt, full-time administrative position. Start date is July 2019. The salary and benefits package is very competitive.