Established in 1977, Denver Montclair International School is the oldest international school in the Rocky Mountain region. DMIS offers accredited full-immersion, bilingual education in French, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese to children 3 years old through 5th grade. The Middle School is an International Baccalaureate Candidate School implementing the Middle Years Programme in Grades 6, 7 and 8. The mission of Denver Montclair International School is to develop conscientious, self-confident, multilingual and multicultural thinkers and learners prepared to thrive in a competitive world. Ours is a private, independent school that fulfills the highest educational standards of the United States, China, France and Spain. Our well-rounded curriculum nurtures academic success and encourages global awareness. We prepare our students to thrive in a competitive global society.
Denver Montclair International School (DMIS) is looking for an Assistant Head of School and Director of Middle School to assist the Head of School, effectively and enthusiastically executing the mission of DMIS while carrying out its strategic plan and policies.
The Assistant Head of School and Director of Middle School’s responsibilities include; developing, overseeing and managing day-to-day operations of all educational programs, academic curricula, student life and student services for the school. Supervise the IB MYP Coordinator, ECE Director, Language Program Coordinators, and Enrichment Director. Ensuring they fulfill the duties and responsibilities assigned to their respective areas as well as prepare written annual evaluation. Oversee advance curricula consistent with the IB program, expanding and administering meaningful extra-curricular activities and sports teams while enhancing student life specific to the Middle School. Ensure consistent communication with both Middle School students and their parents. Preparing agenda and conducting faculty meetings in cooperation with the Head of School. Manage the budget for all academic programs. Establish and serve as a member of the Professional Development Committee. Develop and institute a character development curriculum focusing on student behavior, personal self- awareness, personal responsibility, peer communication and conflict resolution strategies. Develop and institute school-wide process and procedures for student conduct and discipline consistent with current school policies.
A successful candidate will have will possess the following;
- Master’s Degree from an accredited institution or equivalent, preferably Master of Education or School Administration.
- Minimum of 5 years’ combined experience in school administration and/or classroom instruction.
- Knowledge of local, state, national and international policies which impact the school, as well as best practices, and research supported trends in elementary and middle school education.
- Knowledge of International Baccalaureate Organization policies.
- Ability to document process and procedure, and manage logistical details with respect to personnel and program management.
- Ability to speak a second language preferred, but not required.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references no later than December 10th.