Assistant Director of School/Assistant Principal

Athens Montessori School   Athens, GA   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 13, 2024

Position: Montessori Assistant Director of School/Assistant Principal
Location: Athens Montessori School, Athens GA
Starting Salary: $50,000.00

Company Overview: Athens Montessori is an established Montessori school dedicated to providing a nurturing and stimulating learning environment for young minds. With a commitment to the Montessori philosophy, we strive to cultivate independent, confident, and compassionate individuals who are eager to explore the world around them.

Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Montessori Assistant Director of School. The Assistant Director of School will work closely with the Director of School and faculty to ensure the smooth operation of the school, maintain the integrity of the Montessori curriculum, and foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.


  1. Curriculum Development: Collaborate with the Director of School and teaching staff to develop and implement Montessori-based curriculum and educational programs that cater to the developmental needs of each child.
  2. Teacher Support: Provide support and guidance to Montessori educators in implementing best practices and maintaining fidelity to the Montessori method.
  3. Staff Development: Assist in the recruitment, training, and professional development of teaching staff to uphold the highest standards of Montessori education.
  4. Parent Communication: Foster strong partnerships with parents through effective communication, regular updates, and involvement in school events and activities.
  5. Administrative Tasks: Oversee administrative duties such as scheduling, budget management, and compliance with state regulations and accreditation standards.
  6. Student Engagement: Promote student engagement and holistic development through organizing extracurricular activities, events, and community outreach programs.


  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Child Development, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Montessori certification (AMS, AMI, or other recognized Montessori credential).
  • Experience in a leadership role within a Montessori environment. (preferred)
  • Strong understanding of the Montessori philosophy and methodology.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders including students, parents, staff, and the broader community.


  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance options.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment dedicated to the Montessori principles.

Application Process: If you are passionate about Montessori education and possess the qualifications and experience required for this role, we invite you to submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications.

Please click to apply and be sure to include "Montessori Assistant Director of School Application" in the subject line.

Join our team and make a difference in the lives of children as we inspire a lifelong love of learning in a nurturing Montessori environment.

Athens Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected.