Job Opening for 2022-2023

Interim Principal in Vista, California, US

Bella Mente is looking for a highly motivated and caring individual to join our leadership team. A strong candidate will have a passion for the Montessori and Project Based Learning styles of education. This individual will be hired as an interim to complete the school year and may apply for the 23-24 school year. Retired school principals can apply (we have a 403b retirement system so employment is allowed with STRS/PERS retirement).

Bella Mente Academies is a free public Montessori school, located in Vista. Bella Mente opened its doors in the fall of 2013 with approximately 330 students. Since then, it has grown to serve almost 400 students, grades TK-8. The mission of Bella Mente Academies is to provide students with the opportunity to acquire an education based on an “quality” curriculum founded on the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. We intend to promote an educational atmosphere that encourages socioeconomic diversity by providing all students with the opportunity to obtain a quality public education.

Students at BMA master foundational skills in core content areas and learn how to work effectively on group and individual projects. Teachers provide systematic and explicit instruction in foundation skills balanced with hands-on thematic projects and experiences in the community, while allowing students to explore personal areas of interest, all based on the studies of Maria Montessori. Students leave BMA having built a resume of:
Academic success
Leadership experiences
Healthy living practices

Special qualifications:
Montessori Administrator Training Desired

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