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Executive Director

Skyridge Montessori

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Full-time, Permanent tendersglobal.net Start Date: January 23, 2023

Skyridge Montessori is seeking an Executive Director to join our motivated and collaborative team. We strive to foster a supportive work environment in which staff have the freedom to lead, create, and innovate.

Skyridge Montessori has been providing a high-quality Montessori education to families in Squamish for more than10 years. Perched on the side of a mountain, with sweeping views of Howe Sound and endless trails at our doorstep, students from Casa to Grade 9 thrive in our newly constructed school, well-prepared Montessori classrooms, and rich outdoor learning environment.

Our Executive Director will be responsible for leading administrative and operational activities in support of the school’s strategic objectives.

Responsibilities

General: Provide daily administrative support for the Head of School, staff and the Board.

Admissions: Responsible for admissions activities, including recruitment of prospective families and onboarding and document management of new families.

Finance: Responsible for budget development and management, accounts payable/receivable, bank deposits, payroll, maintaining financial records, preparing monthly financial statements for review by the Board and leading annual financial audit.

Human Resources: Manage staff recruitment, retention and benefits.

Communications: Responsible for management of the school website, family and public communications, social channels and design of school collateral (Annual Report, Handbooks, etc.)

Events: Responsible for supporting the execution of events that may include staff meetings, family events, education evenings, student orientations, and Open Houses.

Facilities: Manage the school facility, including all annual inspections and emergency planning.

Qualifications + Experience

  • 5+ years experience working in a senior administrative and/or operations-specific role.
  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets and financial processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing communications plans.
  • Strong written communication and editing skills, and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Highly organized, with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities with a positive attitude while working under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and in a collaborative team environment while consistently demonstrating tact, discretion, and a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Experience with Google Workplace, QuickBooks and WordPress are significant assets.
  • Preference for individuals with non-profit experience.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 5 weeks paid vacation/year
  • Medical/dental and life insurance
  • Tuition discount for children
  • Supportive, respectful work environment

How to Apply

We are inviting highly motivated and engaging individuals who share the same vision and passion. We hold our staff to high standards and actively seek to develop a professionally stimulating and growth-oriented work environment.

Apply with a cover letter and resume.

This posting closes January 18th, 2023.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $75,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site childcare
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • SQUAMISH, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Application deadline: 2023-01-18
Expected start date: 2023-01-23

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