Seeking Full Time Executive Director

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of children and families? Do you have a calling for and enjoy working with young children? Our program seeks to employ someone who has the educational qualifications, knowledge, and professional commitment necessary to promote children’s learning and development, and to support our families’ needs and interests. As Executive Director you would be working with a group of skilled educators, while partnering with families who are passionate about their child’s education, to create an active learning environment based on the philosophies of Dr. Maria Montessori.

The Executive Director has the privilege of creating and fostering a supportive, nurturing environment that encourages children to learn, grow and become, teachers to excel, and families to flourish. The Executive Director is responsible for the center’s day-to-day operations, ensuring compliance with OCFS regulations while supporting teachers in the execution of the Montessori Philosophy. The ideal Center Director is credentialed, experienced, and exceptionally skilled in leadership and management.

Required: Bachelor’s degree with 12 credit hours in early childhood or related field plus one year of teaching and supervisory experience in early childhood program; or Associates degree in early childhood education with a plan of study toward a Bachelor’s degree, with two years teaching and supervisory experience in early childhood education. Montessori certification and experience preferred, but not required. Starting salary: upper-20’s, depending on experience.

Email letter of application, resume, and list of references to AMS Board of Directors c/o Kate Palmer at Review of candidates meeting the above criteria will begin 5/15/14 and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE

Alfred Montessori School in the beautifully renovated historic Crandall Carriage House Learning Center

Alfred Montessori School




We believe that the key to changing the world is through the hearts of children. At the Alfred Montessori School we are dedicated to giving families and children a high quality program that integrates Maria Montessori’s philosophy with elements of child development to create an enriching learning environment. We offer a flexible program that encourages children’s unique needs and natural abilities which promotes their desire to learn. Our school is an independently operated non-profit organization that is overseen by the Board of Directors. The Alfred Montessori School has an absolute charter from the NYS Department of Education and is licensed by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services as a day care facility.



The mission of the Alfred Montessori School is to create a loving and nurturing environment where the children "learn, grow and become" into their own productive being. The school also strives to be flexible to our families' needs while having a positive impression on our community.


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