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MONTESSORI CENTER ROOM 2505 Riverside Drive • Cincinnati, Ohio • 45202 Montessori Center Room (MCR), a provider of early childhood education and care in Cincinnati for over 50 years, is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Executive Director. A quality Montessori educational experience has been paramount to the success of the school as a private, non-profit, parent-coop school. MCR serves students from age three through kindergarten and is centrally located in the East End, a socio-economically diverse neighborhood along the Ohio River.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the Montessori philosophy and education of young children. The position requires strong business, communication, leadership and decision-making skills to support and grow the school.

The Executive Director will work closely with MCR’s Board of Directors to carry out the school’s mission to provide young children with a quality Montessori learning experience, in order to promote intellectual, physical, and social/emotional growth.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Lead and manage faculty and staff to maintain high standards of quality education and care in the school’s educational, extended-day and summer-camp programs. • Conduct daily administrative operations and develop long-range goals. • Show proficiency in daily and long-range financial management by maintaining the operating budget and financial stability of MCR. • Identify, develop and implement methods to grow enrollment. • Ensure development and fundraising goals are met. • Embrace and foster a culturally and socio-economically diverse population. • Maintain an effective relationship with the Board of Directors working closely on matters affecting the mission, strategic plan, and financial stability of the school. • Ensure the school’s compliance, licensing and accreditation with state, city and all other regulating agencies.

TO APPLY: • In a single attachment, please email a cover letter and resume to: • mcrboard@montessoricenterroom.com • Please use the subject line: Executive Director – Montessori Center Room • No phone calls or email inquiries please.

Posted 12/27/2017

Kennedy Heights Montessori Center (KHMC) is seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic Executive Director to lead and grow our dynamic Montessori center. Providing early childhood care and education, KHMC is a 5-Star Step Up to Quality school located within a culturally diverse, thriving urban community of Greater Cincinnati.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the education of children, lead through influence and collaboration, embrace diversity and have the ability to coach and develop staff. He or she should have strong business acumen, be an excellent communicator, skilled decision-maker and able to create systems and processes to support and grow the school.

For more than 50 years, KHMC has championed Montessori principles and provided a pure Montessori educational experience to a culturally and socio-economically diverse student body. KHMC is a private, non-profit, parent-coop school serving up to 90 students from age two through kindergarten.

The Executive Director will work closely with KHMC’s Board of Directors to carry out the school’s educational mission including:
Foster a culturally and socio-economically diverse population.
Maintain licensing and accreditation requirements as well as compliance with all regulating agencies.
Lead and manage staff to continue KHMC’s high standards of quality education and care.
Cultivate effective relationships with all constituents, including students, families, faculty, staff, Board of Directors, community members and key stakeholders.
Demonstrate accountability for the operating budget and financial stability of KHMC.
Drive student enrollment and retention in all programs.

Candidates may review additional details of the position at: http://www.kennedyheightsmontessori.org/about-us/employment/

If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume and a leadership/educational philosophy statement pertinent to KHMC (500 word limit) to:
KHMCsearch@gmail.com
–OR–
Kennedy Heights Montessori Center
Attn: Search Committee
6620 Montgomery Road Unit 1
Cincinnati, Ohio 45213Posted 11/27/2017

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