Choice Schools
  • Battle Creek Montessori Academy
  • Battle Creek, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time



OPEN POSITION:

Elementary Principal

Are you looking for a new way to impact the educational system and change student lives? Do you want to work for a school that has an amazing support team? What about a school that has an amazing parent and family commitment level? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we are looking for you to be our next elementary school principal at Battle Creek Montessori Academy.

Battle Creek Montessori Academy is a one-of-a-kind, tuition-free kindergarten through eighth-grade public school, striving to be the best Montessori school in its area. BCMA, as our families refer to us, is on a path to greatness. We have lots of community support, a wonderful teaching staff, and strong enrollment. We are looking to see if someone to join our community that has:

An unwavering belief that all children, regardless of their background, can learn and exceed at high levels.

  • A strong desire to achieve outstanding results in the pursuit of excellence for students.
  • A love for building relationships and being on a collaborative team.
  • The ability to continually develop a team and care for people.
  • The willingness to be a humble change agent.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

As the school principal, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading high-quality Montessori instruction and maintaining a thriving school culture.
  • Overseeing, leading and communicating the vision of the school's mission, culture and expectations.
  • Coaching and leading a strong team of teachers and staff.
  • Communicating and cultivating belonging among the students and families.
  • Overseeing and ensuring accountable implementation of the curriculum, instruction and assessments.
  • Leading and overseeing staff professional development and training.
  • Overseeing and implementing systems and processes for school operations, including employee relations, enrollment, finance, purchasing, and school improvement, with the support of your superintendent and the robust Central Office Team.
  • Developing and implementing invention and enrichment programs to ensure the needs of all students are addressed.
  • Continuing the momentum of the past 10 years and ensuring the vision for the future of the school is strengthened.
  • Willingness to be coached and developed within the Choice Schools Montessori Model.

Your professional experience and qualifications:

  • Current Michigan School Administrator certification or enrolled in a program leading to School Administrator certification within six months after the start of employment.
  • Ability to create and execute clear, logical plans by leveraging systems.
  • The motivation and drive necessary to ensure that instructional-specific conversations are taking place throughout the school through practices intentionally designed to focus conversations and efforts on improving the instruction of every teacher.
  • The ability to motivate others and influence their behaviors around a collective vision and mission, all in the pursuit of educating students.
  • The aptitude to sustain an effective system of shared leadership and responsibility throughout the school through relentless follow-up and ownership of results.
  • The ability to develop relationships with staff specifically focused on helping every classroom teacher become a stronger instructional leader and deepening practice.

TO JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM AT BATTLE CREEK MONTESSORI ACADEMY:

We value and strive for a culture of inclusion in all that we do.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Autumn Hernandez at autumnhernandez@choiceschools.com.

Battle Creek Montessori Academy is a school within the Choice Schools Associates Montessori model. Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates, and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts, and uncles who love children. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum, and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us on the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members, and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

Choice is an Education Service Provider for charter schools in Michigan and is the employer. Please visit www.choiceschools.com for more information. EEOC

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