Assistant School Leader

Responsibilities
Do you believe that if you change the beginning of a child's life you can change their whole story?

At Montessori of Alameda, we know the power of passionate educators when it comes to unleashing children's potential. We are a community of educators who seek to grow together in our craft knowledge to ensure that we thrive as professionals and our students thrive as learners and citizens.

As part of the Endeavor Schools Family, Montessori of Alameda is seeking a dedicated and experienced Assistant School Leader/Assistant Director to assist the School Leader in the day-to-day operations of the assigned school while demonstrating exceptional leadership skills, professional conduct, and communication skills. The Assistant School Leader will also assist the School Leader in orchestrating relations with staff, students, and families to build a healthy school with a strong sense of community and guiding the day-to-day operation of the school in compliance with all federal, state, accreditation, and internal regulations in an ethical manner.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Partner with School Leader on meeting enrollment objectives and established metrics for school performance by planning and executing student retention and enrollment activities.
  • Collaborate with the School Leader to implement a value-added enrichment program and nurture a culture that strives for excellence while valuing and recognizing the contributions of each team member
  • Ensure the school complies with all federal, state, and local regulations and licensing requirements.
  • Maintain ratios and distributions at all times, using creative and financially responsible means to ensure classrooms are properly staffed.
  • Participate in the hiring and retention of highly qualified staff as measured by education and experience.
  • Partner with School Leader to monitor employee performance through goal setting, feedback, and periodic evaluations. Provide recognition and/or take necessary disciplinary actions (including performance improvement plans) conducive to staff development and success.


Experience and EducationExperience and Education:
  • An Associate Degree in education preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Specific requirements set by minimum state standards and/or accreditation.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in the field of education serving a student population and school community of comparable scope.
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience with revenue generation, budgets and financial accountability is a plus.
  • Proficiency with technology and software applications including current version of MS Office.