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Executive Director

Position Type Head of School
Start 07/01/2020
School Name Three Tree Montessori
City, State Burien, WA 
Posted 01/03/2020

Three Tree Montessori School in Burien, WA is seeking an Executive Director (Head of School). With enrollment of more than 200 students, Three Tree is a private, independent PS-6 school guided by the principles and pedagogy of Dr. Maria Montessori. The school will soon grow to include an adolescent program through Grade 8.

The position begins in July 2020. For additional information and application instructions visit the search website at http://educationleadershipsearch.com/search/threetree/

Marc Frankel and Judy Schechtman from Triangle/Heads Up, and Kathy Minardi from Whole School Leadership are working with the Three Tree Board of Trustees to conduct this search. Please email ThreeTreeSearch@ta-stl.com if you have questions or would like to arrange an exploratory conversation with one of the search consultants.

A background in AMI Montessori is preferred, but we are accepting applications from all qualified leadership candidates.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

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