Twin Parks Montessori Schools, New York City, New York
Position Opening – Executive Director
Start Date, July/August, 2020
Twin Parks Montessori Schools is looking for its next Executive Director, starting in the 2020-2021 school year. Candidates should have a minimum of ten years in the Montessori education field, with strong leadership experience. A Montessori credential and master's degree are required, with strong preference for candidates with a doctorate degree, and/or expressed intentionality of pursuit of degree. New York Early Childhood State Teaching Licensure strongly preferred and/or evidence of ability to obtain through state reciprocity and/or additional university coursework.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
Located in Manhattan on the Upper West Side, Twin Parks Montessori Schools is comprised of three campuses: Central Park Montessori, Park West Montessori, and Riverside Montessori. Twin Parks Montessori Schools serve over 400 children daily, from 3 months old through 6 years of age. The school is accredited by The American Montessori Society (AMS) and Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary Education.
The school is owned by dedicated, passionate advocates for Montessori education, and supported by an Executive Director, campus administrators, teaching staff and engaged parents. Approximately 110 staff and faculty are employed by the school. The school is rich in diversity with families and employees representing many nationalities and backgrounds.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The next Executive Director of the Twin Parks Montessori Schools will lead the program’s three campuses to a high level of excellence in Montessori education, school improvement, overall well-being, growth and operations.
The ideal candidate has experience managing a complex school with a multi-million dollar budget and has worked successfully with an experienced leadership team, veteran faculty, and engaged parents. Significantly, they must be a people person - inspirational, supportive and dedicated to developing the adults in the school, who will in turn nurture the children, as well as a strong advocate for school-parent partnerships.
ABOUT THE SEARCH PROCESS
Sharon Damore, Ed.D. Senior Consultant, Metro Consulting Services, is managing the search process for this position. To learn more about this opportunity, you can visit https://www.metromontessori.com/headsearches.