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WorkSpace Global Consulting - The Montessori School is dedicated to the Montessori philosophy and is strongly invested in creating a unique, student-centered learning environment and helping families nurture respectful, responsible, and resourceful children. Founded in 1972, The Montessori School is a non-profit, private education institution for preschool and elementary children ages 3-12.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Head of School
Location: Lagos
Type of Position: Full-time, year-round, exempt status
Suggested Start Date: January 2016 
Reports To: The Board of Directors
  • Our client, The Montessori School, a top notch private school with Christian values within Ikotun/Alimosho LG Seeking: Skilled and dynamic leader to serve as Head of School. The ideal candidate will be a Montessori-trained with jollysonic experience in educational and administrative leader, dedicated to fostering a positive and collaborative school community with a passionate commitment to the authentic Montessori philosophy and methods. This leader will be an excellent communicator and a skilled decision-maker, possess strong business acumen, and will partner with the Board of Directors to create and implement a strategic plan and long-term vision for the school. 

Position Summary:
  • The Head of School is responsible for promoting the Montessori educational philosophy and ideals, while insuring that the school’s mission, vision and goals are effectively implemented.
  • The Head of School leads the school both internally and externally, and oversees the day-to-day operations, working collaboratively with the Board of Directors, staff, students, families, alumni and greater community.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Support, provide oversight, monitor and evaluate quality implementation of Montessori pedagogy, curriculum, and programs
  • Cultivate effective relationships with all constituents of the school
  • Work directly with the Business Manager and the Director of Education to create a compelling culture which attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people
  • Support and mentor all staff
  • Model and sustain a culture of giving, volunteerism, global awareness and citizenship at the school
  • Represent the school at community and professional events
  • Execute efficient management of the school, with regard to educational philosophy and fiscal responsibility
  • Prepare, understand and analyze nonprofit financial documents along with the Business Manager
  • Ensure that the school meets all regulatory requirements and pursues the highest level of quality educational standards
  • Drive enrollment and student retention in all programs
  • Oversee annual performance reviews for all staff
  • Effectively assess and mitigate risks that could impact the school
  • Generate, analyze, and report data to support continuous process improvement for the school

Fund Development:
  • Serve as chief development agent to plan, identify, cultivate, solicit, and secure funding resources to help the school fulfill its mission and strategic objectives
  • Actively promote the capital campaign to expand and enhance facilities
  • Monitor, report and evaluate resource and fund development outcomes

  • Cultivate and maintain effective, constructive communication with the Board of Directors and staff
  • Oversee effective marketing, communications, and outreach through web, print, and social media to maintain and increase the school’s visibility
  • Communicate achievements, progress, and milestones to the school community
  • Oversee all internal school communications to foster an atmosphere of team building and inclusiveness

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