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Executive Director for a TK-8 Public Charter School

Monterey Bay Charter School

Pacific Grove, CA, USA

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Mar 25

Located on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula in Pacific Grove and Seaside, at Monterey Bay Charter School we inspire joyful learning and courageous living!

Monterey Bay Charter School (MBCS) is a TK-8 public school serving the Monterey Bay region. The school’s emphasis is providing students a solid academic foundation, developing their artistic expression, and ensuring healthy social-emotional development. The school’s holistic, arts-integrated approach to learning emphasizes the student’s relationship to the natural world thereby promoting respect for the environment and humankind. The mission is to nurture the whole child with the objective of developing students who are self-motivated, competent life-long learners.

Founded in 1998 with 168 students, Monterey Bay Charter School is guided by the Core Principles for Public Waldorf Education and is a member of the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education. In 2006, the school was awarded its first autonomous charter status by the Monterey County Office of Education (MCOE) Board of Directors. MBCS is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and provides a tuition-free public-school education on two campuses (TK-1 in Seaside and grades 2-8 in Pacific Grove). The school now has three kindergartens and two classes of each grade (1-8) with a current enrollment of 465 students and will be maximizing its enrollment with approximately 550 students.

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Monterey Bay Charter School according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. For a detailed description, please see the position description.

Bachelor’s degree
Three or more years’ experience in an educational leadership position;
Three or more years of experience managing an organization that includes supervision; and evaluation of employees;
Three or more years of experience in a position of fiscal responsibility;
Knowledge and experience in public Waldorf schools or Waldorf teaching Certificate;
Knowledge of charter school operations;
Collaborative and inclusive leadership style;
Deep personal commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
Effective listening ability, and oral and written skills; and
Proficiency in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, learning management systems, and instructional platforms
CPR certification within six months of employment

Master’s degree or equivalent
Current California teaching or school administration credential
Knowledge of California Charter school operations and regulations
Waldorf teaching and/or administrative experience

July 1, 2022, start date
See mbayschool.org/employment
Open until filled; review date April 4, 2022.
See the Executive Director job description, compensation, and application process below for more details.

To apply, submit a ONE-PAGE LETTER of interest, and a curriculum vitae or resume, and three letters of recommendation to: t.burgess@mbcharterschool.org (PDF files preferred) or mailed to Monterey Bay Charter School, 1004 David Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950.
Cover letter
Three letters of recommendation

Pay based on administration salary schedule with salary step based on years of administrative experience. https://bit.ly/EDsalary
225 calendar days.
Retirement benefits through CalSTRS
Health & welfare benefits eligible
See mbayschool.org to learn more about Monterey Bay Charter School

POSITION DESCRIPTION: https://bit.ly/EDJobdescrpt

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