Head of School

The Montessori School of Huntsville | Huntsville, AL, United States

Posted Date 10/27/2021

The Montessori School of Huntsville is seeking a passionate leader who fosters engagement among teachers, staff, parents and students, who personifies and advocates for our Core Values. The Head of School will oversee the successful operation of the programs, activities and accreditation of the school and shall ensure consistency with the Montessori philosophy, principle and methods. This position will work closely with, and report to, the Board of Directors. In partnership with the board, the Head of School is a key player in providing vision and strategic planning for the school.

The Montessori School of Huntsville shall not discriminate, endorse, or affiliate with those who discriminate on the basis of age, religion, genetics, race, creed, ethnicity, color, disability, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or national origin.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years experience as an Administrator or Head of School
  • A passionate commitment to Montessori education
  • Proven leadership skills creating collaborative, positive work environments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including community relations
  • Familiarity with non-profit organization and operation
  • Basic accounting and business skills
  • Ability to meet Alabama DHR regulations for a Center Director

Desired Qualifications

  • Completion of the Montessori Head of School training program
  • Outstanding human resources skills (hiring, training, termination, etc.)
  • Ability to identify and lead fundraising initiatives such as grant applications and donor stewardship, supported by the board
  • Prior experience with planning, implementing, and balancing a school budget
  • Previous experience working in a Montessori school
  • Experience coordinating maintenance of school facilities

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in a single merged pdf to the MSH HoS Search Committee: hos-search@montessorihuntsville.org

Montessori Credential Level
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(256) 881-3790

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