Assistant Director–Montessori Early Childcare, Fundraising and Volunteer Coordinator

Montessori Children's House and School
June 29, 2022
7335 Abrams Rd., Dallas, TX
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Open Position: Montessori Children’s House and School (MCHS) has an open Assistant Director position.

Position Summary: The Assistant Director is part of the MCHS administrative team and is instrumental to the operation of the school. Qualified candidates should have excellent communication skills, good judgment, and strong problem-solving skills, and they should be proficient with office software and technology. Occasional nights and weekends for school events required.


  • Facilitate the smooth operation of the school
  • Partner with parents, board members, and other staff on shared goals to create a supportive, mission-driven environment
  • Aid in the upholding of Montessori educational principles and be able to explain the school’s pedagogical approach to current and prospective parents
  • Work with the Head of School to ensure the school is compliant with all licensing standards and regulations
  • Coordinate fundraisers, including the annual Auction Gala, and manage all aspects of our fundraising software
  • Collaborate with Head of School on marketing and public relations campaigns and tools, such as social media
  • Oversee the alumni database and facilitate alumni engagement
  • Manage IT equipment and software
  • Attend and assist with the coordination of all school events, as well as attend board meetings, training programs, and conferences as requested


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior experience in a nonprofit or school preferred
  • Meet the qualifications to be a Childcare Director in Texas or be willing to take the training to become certified as a Childcare Director
  • Strong office technology and software proficiency, including Microsoft Office software and Google Workspace
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Situational/operational awareness
  • Service-oriented personality
  • Ability to anticipate, plan, organize, and prioritize
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of (or motivation to learn about) Montessori pedagogy
  • Good with children
  • Kind, honest, and tactful

About MCHS: For over 50 years, MCHS has been dedicated to providing quality Montessori education for children ages 3 to 6 years of age, a time when children are naturally enabled with the capacity to make substantial leaps in their academic, cognitive, and social development. MCHS has a culturally diverse community and is located on several acres of green, wooded land in northeast Dallas. MCHS is fully accredited by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI).

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