Head of School

  • Hilltop Montessori School
  • Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Feb 28, 2023
Full time Head of School

Job Description

Hilltop Montessori School is looking for a Head of School. We are located in the beautiful town of Mt Laurel in Birmingham, Alabama on seven gorgeous acres that are certified as a National Wildlife Habitat in a wooded setting.

Our main campus building is LEED-certified and offers daily programming for students ages 18 months through 8th grade. The campus boasts two toddler programs, four primary prepared environments, two lower elementary classrooms, an upper elementary, and a middle school. Each classroom has a beautiful outdoor learning environment to learn in. A separate building built to LEED specifications houses a science lab, art studio, music practice and performance areas, a gym, and a full teaching kitchen modeled after Alice Waters' Edible School Yard. A highly supportive community of parents, faculty, and students awaits our new leader. The position includes a competitive compensation package.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to HilltopHeadSearch@gmail.com

Minimum qualifications: Masters degree in Education or equivalent; certified teachers or equivalent experience in an independent school setting with a minimum of five years experience in the classroom; teaching in a Montessori setting preferred; Minimum of five years experience in an educational leadership position; Commitment to attend the SAIS new Heads of School training.

Hilltop Montessori School is an accredited school with The American Montessori Society, The Southern Association of Independent Schools, Cognia, and the National Council of Private School Accreditation. Candidate experience and degrees must meet the qualifications for these organizations. 

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