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School Leadership Searches

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School Leadership Search Services

Metro Consulting's School Leadership Search practice is unique in the industry. As Montessorians, we possess the expertise, capacity, and network to identify and provide excellent candidates to successfully lead Montessori schools both operationally and academically. We take great pride in helping to achieve optimal results for the attending children and a high level of satisfaction among all stakeholders.  

Our consultants are nationally recognized Montessori leaders with extensive experience in school and educational leadership in both public and private sectors at the local, state, and national levels. Most importantly, they have a deep and direct understanding of the particulars of leading Montessori schools and the necessity that Montessori leadership must reflect and uphold Montessori principles and values at every level.

If you are an amazing school leader seeking the next step in your career, take a look at our current leadership opportunities here. If you don't see the right fit for you, you can submit your profile or contact us directly.

Interested in how we can help find your next school leader? Call (301) 230-0901 or email Lisa Sarafidis, Metro Consulting's Managing Director, to learn more. 

Current Searches
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Opportunity: Head of School

Start Date: Summer 2020

About The Beddow Montessori SchoolFounded in 1974, The Beddow Montessori School in Fort Washington, Maryland is one of the oldest Montessori schools in the region. With a capacity of over 150 children ages 2 through 12 and situated on a lush five acre campus in close proximity to downtown Washington, DC, The Beddow Montessori School is known for its commitment to authentic Montessori education and excellent student outcomes. The richly diverse community is a point of pride at the school, with staff and families representing many nationalities, cultures and socio-economic backgrounds.

The next Head of School at The Beddow Montessori School will be a collaborative leader who understands how to build trust, delegate wisely, and inspire others to action. They will have a strong Montessori background and the vision to take the beautiful foundation of the Beddow Montessori School, carry it forward and enable it to grow.  Most importantly, the new Head must genuinely enjoy people and know how to create a community where all children, parents and staff feel welcomed, accepted and loved. 

Opportunity Statement: To learn more about this position please see the below opportunity statement or contact Lisa Sarafidis, Managing Director of Metro Consulting. Applications will be accepted until March 16, 2020.


Opportunity: Head of School

Start Date: Summer 2020

About Arlington Montessori House: Located in Arlington, Virginia right outside Washington, DC, Arlington Montessori House (AMH) is a highly respected, AMI-recognized Montessori school serving children ages 2 ½ through 6. In its 28th year, AMH has significant plans for growth, driven by internal demand as well the needs of the local community, including facility expansion, new classrooms and introducing a toddler program. 


The next Head of School at AMH will expand and enhance each family’s Montessori school experience to sustain program excellence through Montessori principles. The school has clearly articulated goals, including an unwavering commitment to authentic AMI Montessori education. This presents the new Head with a unique opportunity to use their particular gifts and talents to guide the vision, while operating within an extremely supportive parent community.

Opportunity Statement: To learn more about this position, please see the below opportunity statement or contact Lisa Sarafidis, Managing Director of Metro Consulting. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2020.

Recently Filled Positions
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Position: Executive Director

Candidate Name: Susan Kambrich

Start Date: Summer 2020

Susan brings an impressive level of Montessori educational and professional leadership to the Twin Parks Montessori Schools. A bright visionary, Susan is a talented and pragmatic administrator with notable financial and personnel management skills. For the past 20 years, Susan has been the Head of School at the Woodland Hill Montessori School in Albany, strengthening academic excellence, hiring and retaining excellent Montessori educators, increasing enrollment and creating successful programs for faculty development and parent engagement. She also recently completed her doctorate in educational leadership with a dissertation in Montessori education. Susan sits on several boards including serving as Treasurer for the New York State Association of Independent Schools and the American Montessori Society.


In accepting this new role, Susan said, “I am thrilled to join the Twin Parks community as Executive Director. Twin Parks is well-known for its excellent Montessori program and I look forward to carrying on the legacy of Dr. Kathy Roemer and the Twin Parks dedicated faculty, staff and parent community.”



Position: Head of School


Start Date: Summer 2020

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