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Interim Director of Admissions

Cambridge, MA
Closing date
Jan 16, 2023

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Interim Director of Admissions

Located in the heart of Cambridge, MA, since 1963, Cambridge Montessori School is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries. Cambridge Montessori School is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and Montessori Schools of Massachusetts. CMS educates the whole child, applying the Montessori philosophy in a joyful learning environment. We partner with our diverse community, using authentic Montessori principles, to reveal each child's innate love of learning and prepare our children to thrive in a complex world.

Cambridge Montessori School seeks an Interim Director of Admissions to lead school wide enrollment management. The Interim Director of Admissions will report to the Executive Team and is a member of the Cambridge Montessori School Leadership Team. The Interim Director of Admissions will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Directing all aspects of admission and enrollment of new students.
Coordinating school wide retention initiatives and re-enrollment process.
Facilitating placement meetings.
Collaborating with all departments to best showcase the school.
Organizing and administering the program for financial aid.
Interviewing prospective families and overseeing the admissions decision committee.
Managing the admission budget, and producing admissions materials, publications and mailings.
Maintaining database records and compiling statistics on all aspects of school population, admissions and re-enrollment.
Representing the school at conferences and school fairs.
Performing other duties as assigned by the Executive Team

We seek an experienced, confident school administrator. The Interim Director of Admissions will work closely with the Executive Team, administration, faculty, staff, parents and trustees. Ideal candidates will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and show strong support for the School's mission and Montessori education.

This position is for the 2022-2023 academic year through June. Salary is based on experience and background. The school offers a competitive benefits package.
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Cambridge Montessori School is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ people, and people who come from low income or working-class backgrounds. All potential applicants are strongly encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws. CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Category :Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience working in an admissions office at an independent school or similar institution
    Experience in a Montessori environment is desirable but not required
    Commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
    CORI/SORI check will be required before joining our team
    Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination required
  • At least 5 yearsof relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Contact Information

  • Amanda Trombley
  • 161 Garden Street
  • Cambridge,Massachusetts 02138
  • Phone: 8578293258
  • Email: click here

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