Job Opening for 2024-25

Secondary School Principal in Ocoee, Florida, US

Innovation Montessori Ocoee (IMO) is a dynamic and thriving public Montessori charter school situated in Ocoee, just outside of Orlando, Florida. We are dedicated to providing a unique and enriching educational experience rooted in the Montessori philosophy. Our school serves a diverse community and is committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

We are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic principal to lead our secondary program during the 2024-2025 school year. The secondary program at IMO will accommodate approximately 400 middle and high school students. As a member of our leadership team, the principal will play a pivotal role in shaping the educational direction and success of our secondary program.
At Innovation Montessori, Inc., the principal’s primary job is to create a collaborative community for adults and adolescents which facilitates academic and social emotional learning environments. This includes having an intuitive and working understanding of the Montessori model for adolescent learners. This will include understanding human development, acumen for building on our innovative incubator, commitment to restorative practices-peace education, sensitive to this period in history and dedication to meeting the needs of all students. The principal will spend more than half of their time on instructional leadership in leading and developing teachers to improve their craft. Innovation Montessori, Inc has a robust identification of who we are and will be looking for candidates that lean into those principles and aim to bring their best selves to an organization that pushes the limits of what adolescents and adults can make happen in preparing themselves for their next ventures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Implementing, evaluating, and reporting to the Board of Directors the school’s goals and objectives reflecting organizational and state goals.
Maintain a positive school/community climate and a safe and healthy environment.
Manifests a professional code of ethics and values.
Communicates and interacts effectively with all stakeholders in the community.

Special qualifications:
Florida certification as either School Principal or Educational Leadership required within the first two years of employment. Five (5) years of related professional experience required (preferably in Montessori Education). Master’s or Specialist’s Degree in Educational Leadership (or current enrollment in an accredited Educational Leadership degree program).

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