Job Opening for 2022-2023

Director in Seaview, Washington, US

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Please be encouraged to apply if you are not Montessori certified but are Montessori curious and have other relevant educational experience. This is an exciting opportunity for some who is passionate about authentic, process based, alternative early childhood education. An ideal candidate would be proactive in developing what is a new program.

Must be reliable, trustworthy, and experienced with children.

Directors Duties:

Maintain & Develop programs/ecology curriculum based on the the mission/values of the preschool.
Oversee Licensing process and maintain compliance.
Support teachers/guides with supplies/curriculum needs and their responsibilities.
Communicate with parents, both current and prospective.
Invoice parents and manage state funded reimbursements programs.
Coordinate staff licensing & training requirements including scheduling.
Maintain policies health policies, and parent handbook.
Manage staff with regular meetings, support hiring process, creating infrastructure as needed.
Substitute in the classroom when needed, develop enrichment curriculum.
Coordinate with other Sou’wester & Sou’wester Arts staff as needed.
Setting an excellent example for students and instilling good values in them like honesty, accountability, understanding, tolerance, respect, love, and kindness.


Experience with child-led programs, ideally an open-minded Montessori approach.
Very organized with the ability to navigate state agencies and their administrative requirements.
Effective at creating systems for families and staff that are collaborative and supportive and just while balancing a sustainable business plan.
Problem solver & community builder!

This is a full time position with an hourly wage of $20-$30 DOE.


Certification from MACTE accredited institutions
2 years ECE classes.
Proficient with email, google documents and spreadsheets.
Ability to pass background check.
First Aid certification.

You will need to get current with dcyf requirements.

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This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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