Montessori Head of School – Beginning June 2022

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Oakville, ON
Posted 4 weeks ago

Clanmore Montessori School is a well-established private school located near Toronto in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Housed in a beautifully restored historic farmhouse with custom designed additions, Clanmore offers authentic Montessori programming from toddler through to adolescence in a cooperative work environment.

Looking to the future, we are in search of a dedicated, experienced educator to lead Clanmore as Head of School, beginning in June 2022.

The Head of School will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing day-to-day operations
  • Upholding and guiding a high standard of Montessori programming
  • Financial planning and management
  • Staff recruitment, selection and development
  • Policy maintenance and development
  • Overseeing regulatory compliance
  • Responding to internal and external critical incidents and concerns
  • Liaising with the Advisory Board on all matters regarding the school
  • Maintaining the School’s presence in the wider Montessori community

The ideal candidate will possess, at minimum, a university degree. Preference will be given to those who possess one or more levels Montessori training (Toddler, Casa, Elementary, Adolescence) Candidates should also have:

  • 10+ years of experience in an educational setting
  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership role in an educational setting
  • Confidence and ability with public speaking, written communication and challenging conversations
  • In-depth knowledge of laws and regulations governing private school and day care in Ontario
  • High-level interpersonal, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to motivate others to achieve their potential

Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Grace Kidney and Cathy Sustronk via hos@clanmore.ca. Please note, all submissions are kept strictly confidential.

 If you require accessibility accommodations for the selection process, please let us know at the time you are contacted.