Assistant Principal - Higher Ground Education
Position: Assistant Principal
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Montessori Assistant Head of School
Job Location: 415 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, Missouri
Deadline: Aug 31, 2020**
District: Higher Ground Education
St. Louis, MO 63108
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:
Who We Are
Guidepost Montessori is a community of educators who are driven by a deep desire to bring about widespread change in education today. To meet the needs of students and to bring about true progress in the world around us, we need an education model that fosters independence and develops competent, capable, action-oriented thinkers and change agents. To that end, we are committed to dramatically increasing the amount of high-fidelity, authentic Montessori programs, not only in the US, but around the globe!
We're expanding our Guidepost Montessori community in the St. Louis/ Central West End area and we're looking for an experienced Assistant Head of School to join our team! 

Your Role
The Assistant Head of School works closely with the Head of School to ensure that the school provides a high-quality learning experience for children, exceptional customer service to parents, and a supportive, collaborative work environment for staff. The ideal Assistant Head of School will love building community, working with parents, and leading community outreach initiatives. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting the creation of a strong culture on campus that embodies the mission of our organization
  • Planning and hosting community outreach events
  • Giving tours to prospective families, and converting leads to enrolled families
  • Driving the enrollment process (managing leads utilizing a CRM system)
  • Managing general, day-to-day operations for the school: billing, supply ordering, scheduling maintenance
  • Interfacing with parents to build community, answer questions, and resolve any concerns that may arise
What we offer:
  • Ongoing professional development
  • A network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices
  • Career growth and promotion opportunities
  • A competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • 100% tuition discount for two children at any school within our network (we serve children 3 months through 12th grade)
  • The opportunity to contribute to a high-quality educational program that serves the individual needs of each child
We'd love to talk to you if you possess:  
  • A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
  • Leadership experience
  • An affinity for connecting with people
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with a focus on results
  • Facility with computer systems
  • A high degree of personal initiative
We'd prefer you over other candidates if you have:
  • Experience as an Admissions, Administrative, Program or School Director for a preschool
  • Familiarity with the Montessori method of education
  • Experience working with a CRM and billing software
  • Knowledge of the local community that will inform marketing effort 
If this is a position that seems like the right fit for you, or if you're interested in any of our other positions listed, please  send us your resume to and let us know which position you're interested in. A member of our Talent Team will get back to you as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

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