Guidepost Montessori / Higher Ground

Head of School

Dallas, TX

At Higher Ground, our purpose is to help children worldwide achieve just such elevation. We’re dedicated to greatly expanding the reach and impact of the Montessori movement by creating systems, services, and resources that empower Montessori educators everywhere.

One of the ways we’re striving to do this is by launching a network of authentic, high-fidelity, community-based Montessori schools across the country called Guidepost Montessori. We're a community of like-minded educators who are passionate about furthering the Montessori movement. We're all here because we want to see a major revolution in education and we think that transformation is only possible by increasing the amount of high-quality, neighborhood Montessori programs around the globe. We're committed to seeing the Montessori approach to education grow and spread to children not only in the communities we serve in the US, but ultimately around the world! 

Head of School | Dallas, TX 

We are looking for an experienced leader who shares our passion for high-fidelity Montessori and has the talent and perseverance required to quickly grow enrollment, attract and retain great staff, build a strong parent community, and ensure the educational experience for each child in every classroom is of the highest standard!

  • Providing high-level leadership to the entire campus team
  • Ensure that the school provides a high-quality learning experience for children, exceptional customer service to parents, and a supportive, collaborative work environment for staff
  • Develop a strategic plan for the campus, creating a strong culture on campus that embodies the mission of our organization
  • Ensure that the overall profitability targets are met 
  • Work with the Assistant Head of School to ensure enrollment targets are met, hiring/managing teaching staff, leveraging academic support staff to develop and train teachers, resolving challenging student/parent issues, and more.


  • Competitive salaries
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Generous tuition discount!

Experience and Background 

  • A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in related field
  • 5+ years of experience leading teams
  • 3+ years of experience managing a budget/profit and loss statement
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • An aptitude for creating a warm and benevolent team culture
  • A passion for getting education right through the Montessori pedagogy
Guidepost Montessori / Higher Ground

Nicole St. Pierre

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