Join our staff as the Head of School and lead a team of highly dedicated teachers in providing great educational experiences.
Located in Big Sky, MT, Discovery Academy was founded in 2014 as an independent, non-profit school. With roots in the Montessori philosophy, Discovery serves approximately 70 PreK-High School students with a holistic, personalized approach to education. Our Community Learning Center provides educational opportunities for more than 200 community students throughout the year. For more information visit: www.bigskydiscoveryacademy.org
We’re looking for a full time Head of School to:
be the face of Discovery Academy;
serve as the leader for all aspects of school operations including student recruitment and retention;
create and manage budgets to ensure the financial health and sustainability of the organization;
support curriculum development and academic achievement of students;
build strategic partnerships;
report to and work directly with the board of directors.
Master’s Degree preferably in School Administration, Nonprofit Management, or Organizational Development.
5+ years school operations experience in alternative or non-traditional educational systems.
Experience developing and managing budgets and financial reporting.
Excellent written and communication skills.
Well-developed interpersonal and team building expertise.
Strong planning, execution, and management skills.
Experience with systems for visibility and accountability.
Candidates must send cover letter, resumé, and three professional letters of recommendation.
Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, (please check junk and spam mail) we cannot guarantee your email was received.
Application deadline: 1/29/21
Due to COVID-19 Interviews may be conducted utilizing a virtual platform
About Discovery Academy
Big Sky Discovery Academy is an independent, non-profit, Preschool through High School located in Big Sky, Montana.