Upper Elementary Director/School Coordinator

Montessori Private Academy, Inc. | Rockford, IL, United States

Posted Date 5/06/2019

This is a great opportunity to be part of a thriving school in a very affordable region,
fairly close to Chicago. The ideal candidate will be both 6-9 and 9-12 certified, with
an interest in administration. A bachelor's degree is required, with a master's
preferred. The main focus will be the 9-12 classroom of approximately 24 children
and one assistant teacher.

For the right candidate, other duties will include the leadership of the entire
elementary team, which includes two 6-9 classrooms, as well as coordination of our
middle school classroom. As a member of the leadership team, there would be many
opportunities to learn and receive mentorship. Depending on the candidate’s other
experiences and qualifications, we are willing to pay for training for both 6-9 and 9-
12 certificates if not already earned.

Montessori Private Academy (MPA) was established in 1983. We currently have
183 children enrolled, with plans to build two new buildings that will increase
enrollment as well as provide a gymnasium and other breakout spaces. In addition,
we are currently in the last stages of the AMS Accreditation process.

Salary is competitive and based on experience. Benefits include a matching IRA,
profit sharing, short and long term disability, and 50% tuition reduction for an
employee’s children.


At a minimum, candidate should have a bachelors degree. We would prefer a masters. We would also prefer a candidate already certified from 6-12, but we are willing to pay for training.


Competitive and based on experience and education.

Montessori Credentials Held
Elementary II (9-12)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Not specified
Phone(815) 332-8101

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