The Executive Director is responsible for leading Baltimore Montessori in its next phase of growth. The primary focus of this role is to provide leadership for emerging opportunities and strategic initiatives that further the mission of the school while ensuring the health, equitable practices, and sustainability of the organization. The Executive Director serves as the chief spokesperson for the organization and ensures proper dialogue and representation among internal and external stakeholders.
Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is the senior administrator and visionary leader of Baltimore Montessori Inc., charged with upholding the vision and mission of the school, ensuring accountability for the charter contract and strategic goals, supporting governance, community relations and charter advocacy, and overseeing non-profit management. The Executive Director is a non-voting member of the Board of Directors and serves on all Board committees. The anticipated start date for this position is June 1, 2022.
Our Mission & Vision
Our mission is to build a diverse and respectful community of joyfully engaged learners by providing a holistic Montessori environment that supports individual fulfillment, compassion, self-discipline, lifelong learning, and a deep awareness of our responsibility to contribute meaningfully to our world. The vision of Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School is to nurture a love of learning in a small, family-like environment by providing an extraordinary and proven Montessori public school experience.
Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School (BMPCS) is located in the heart of Baltimore City’s historic Greenmount West community. Propelled by the belief that all children deserve access to a high-quality Montessori education regardless of income status, and inspired by the growing number of public Montessori schools around the country, Baltimore Montessori was founded in 2008. Today, we serve a diverse and vibrant community of 560 students in PreK(3’s) through 8th grade. Our school features a Seed to Table program, a beautiful outdoor environment, a rehabilitated historic building, a talented and dedicated staff, a supportive and visionary administration, and a dynamic and engaged parent community. As part of a school-wide commitment to lifelong learning, we cultivate strategic partnerships to bolster our capacity and promote the exchange of best practices. With a waiting list of over 800 students, Baltimore Montessori Public is Baltimore City’s only public Montessori school.
BMPCS is managed and directed by the non-profit organization, Baltimore Montessori Inc. (BMI), which holds and is responsible for the school’s charter contract. BMI and BMPCS are committed to providing an equitable and inclusive environment that supports the well-being of all students, families, and staff in our community.
People & Team Development
Compensation: The full-time salary range for the Executive Director begins at $140,000 with a robust benefits package and relocation.