Primary School Director, Toddler–Children's House

Inly School | Scituate, MA, United States

Posted Date 2/11/2020
Description

Inly School is an independent Toddler–Grade 8 Montessori+ School located in Scituate, MA, 25 miles south of Boston.The School has a student population of approximately 290 students, 67 employees, and serves 20 towns on the South Shore. At Inly, our dynamic Montessori+ practices inspire our inclusive community of learners to explore and shape ourselves and the world with joyful persistence, curiosity, and compassion.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversees teaching and learning at Inly School, in conjunction with the Lower and Upper School Directors and the EdLeadership team.

  • Directly responsible for the Primary Program (Toddler, Children’s House, Discovery, and Year Round)
  • Align critical teaching and learning concepts with the Montessori method pedagogy for the Primary Program
  • Provide supports that foster critical-thought culture within the school by being a part of the Education LeadershipTeam
  • Communicate school-wide programs and anticipated actions with the support of data in weekly level meetings inthe Toddler House, Children’s House and Discovery Programs
  • Provide specific structures for improving the curriculum and its delivery through consensus building, and standardizationof process, at level meetings and beyond (including support and direct feedback for teachers)
  • Work with leadership and directors to establish priorities for instructional focus
  • Act as advisor to the Head of School on matters impacting curriculum, faculty, teaching materials, schedules,classroom environments, staffing, and professional development
  • Observe and mentor faculty in Montessori methodology, curriculum, classroom management, schoolenvironments, parent relationships, and student needs
  • Participate in weekly meetings with Learning Services Team to: respond to student needs, target level-wide subject areasfor instructional improvement, aggregate and use data
  • Collaborate with Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to enhance students’ character education throughrelevant programs, affinity groups, and workshops
  • Serve as school liaison to the Parent’s Group
  • Partner with the admission team to help communicate the values of the Inly
  • Partner with teaching teams to help communicate the Inly curriculum and student growth to internal constituencies
  • Engage with families and teachers seeking guidance, support, and
  • Maintain budgetary records
  • Play a key role on the safety and emergency response team

    Direct Faculty Growth and Supervision:

    • Oversee the evaluation of faculty members, and Professional Growth Plans for faculty members in the PrimaryProgram (Toddler, Children’s House and Discovery); foster the continued learning and professional development of teachers through coaching cycles, observation and reflection, as well as co-planning
    • Participate in recruitment efforts to attract, develop, and retain a diverse teaching staff and oversee hiring policies, protocolsand faculty hiring process, working with Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, teachers and administrators
    • Oversee classroom record keeping and report writing for Toddler House and Children’s House
    • Monitor coordination between classrooms and Programs at the Primary Level

     QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Advanced degree in education, curriculum, or administration preferred
    • Montessori training in Toddler House and/or Children’s House required
    • 3-5 years experience in educational administration required
    • Classroom teaching experience required
    • A strong grasp of Montessori principles and philosophy
    • Familiarity with the following social emotional/ curricular programs: Positive Discipline, “We Thinkers”, Zones ofRegulation and the language reading program Orton-Gillingham

For more details please visit https://www.inlyschool.org/employment

 To apply for this position, please email your resumé and cover letter to Donna Milani Luther, Head of School at dmluther@inlyschool.org

Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
High School
Job Type
Administrative
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(781) 545-5544

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