Salida Montessori Charter School, a thriving public school serving approximately 100 students (toddlers through eighth-grade) in Salida, Colorado, seeks a new Head of School. Come join a cohesive staff, high-functioning board, and inclusive school community dedicated to providing an authentic Montessori education.

SMCS is located in a beautiful rural mountain town of 6,000 people that features a close-knit community, abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, and a vibrant historic arts district.

Authorized by the Colorado Charter School Institute, SMCS has strong academic standing as a Performance school. In order to accommodate enrollment growth, the new HOS will lead in the building of a new facility.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Head of School experience

  • Knowledge of and passion for Montessori philosophy

  • Master’s Degree in education, management or related field

  • Colorado principal license or willing to complete

  • Advocate for whole child education, social-emotional learning, peace curriculum

Email cover letter, resume and three professional references by Monday, March 18 to Early applications are encouraged.

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