Seeking Full Time Executive Director
Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of children and families? Do you have a calling for and enjoy working with young children? Our program seeks to employ someone who has the educational qualifications, knowledge, and professional commitment necessary to promote children’s learning and development, and to support our families’ needs and interests. As Executive Director you would be working with a group of skilled educators, while partnering with families who are passionate about their child’s education, to create an active learning environment based on the philosophies of Dr. Maria Montessori.
The Executive Director has the privilege of creating and fostering a supportive, nurturing environment that encourages children to learn, grow and become, teachers to excel, and families to flourish. The Executive Director is responsible for the center’s day-to-day operations, ensuring compliance with OCFS regulations while supporting teachers in the execution of the Montessori Philosophy. The ideal Center Director is credentialed, experienced, and exceptionally skilled in leadership and management.
Required: Bachelor’s degree with 12 credit hours in early childhood or related field plus one year of teaching and supervisory experience in early childhood program; or Associates degree in early childhood education with a plan of study toward a Bachelor’s degree, with two years teaching and supervisory experience in early childhood education. Montessori certification and experience preferred, but not required.
Starting salary: upper-20’s, depending on experience.
Email letter of application, resume, and list of references to AMS Board of Directors c/o Kate Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of candidates meeting the above criteria will begin 5/15/14 and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE
Alfred Montessori School
We believe that the key to changing the
world is through the hearts of children.
At the Alfred Montessori School we are
dedicated to giving families and
children a high quality program that
integrates Maria Montessori’s philosophy
with elements of child development to
create an enriching learning
environment. We offer a flexible program
that encourages children’s unique needs
and natural abilities which promotes
their desire to learn. Our school is an
independently operated non-profit
organization that is overseen by the
Board of Directors. The
Alfred Montessori School has an absolute
charter from the NYS Department of
Education and is licensed by the
NYS Office of Children and Family
Services as a day care facility.
The mission of the Alfred Montessori
School is to create a loving and
nurturing environment where the children
"learn, grow and become" into their own
productive being. The school also
strives to be flexible to our families'
needs while having a positive impression
on our community.