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Little Blossom Montessori School – Director / Administrator

November 9, 2017 | Employment Opportunities

Little Blossom Montessori School at Aurora, IL welcomes applications for a DIRECTOR/ ADMINISTRATOR to work with the Head of school for the day to day administration of the school. Little Blossom Montessori School follows the Montessori educational methods.

We offer year-round programs to support the needs of a variety of families. We have children from the age group from 6 weeks to 6 years in a transitional classroom approach. Therefore, we are interested in both infant-toddler or preschool teachers who have Montessori classroom experience and understand the Montessori Method of teaching with ability to work in the administrative position.

As the Director of the school, you will be responsible with the administrative duties managing the staff, scheduling the staff time, dealing with the day-to-day operations of the school and working with parents if required, with their concerns regarding their child’s early Montessori education. You will be responsible for overseeing the operations of school programs, program staff. The Director of School will work closely with the Head of School and board to directors for the strategy of our school. If required the director will work in the classroom if there is a need is in emergencies.

Qualifications for director of School:

  • Certification in the 3-6 year Montessori classroom or 18-36 months (required) with several years of experience working with toddlers, preschoolers.
  • Two years of administrative experience.
  • Ability to work closely with staff, children, and parents to design and implement thoughtful and effective Montessori curriculum
  • Additional training/ experience working with toddlers
  • Develop and work with Summer School activities and work year round.

Successful candidates will be highly qualified Montessori experts with significant experience as classroom teachers, teacher educators, or Montessori administrators, with an interest in advancing current research in Montessori and who should be qualified and able to take up challenging positions as Director of the school and further as we grow. Deep knowledge of Montessori early childhood theory and practice, a commitment to engaging parents and families and a willingness to question pedagogical presumptions are essential. Teachers who have experience in collaborating with parents or as teacher trainers may be especially successful in this role.

Our school with a community focus empowers teachers to lead and grow, so those who are interested in developing curriculum and making an impact on the classroom will find a welcoming and supportive environment. We would prefer the candidate to be full time with a commitment to work. The person will be contract to hire (full time) with good performance. Pay is DOE, competitive within industry. Paid vacation and sick leave and medical insurance if required.

Interested applicants should forward resume. Call 630-362-8134

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Administration at a School: 2 years
  • Montessori Early Childhood: 2 years


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