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Montessori Recruiting Specialist

LePort Montessori Schools

Chantilly, Virginia
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About the Position

LePort Schools is committed to bringing high-quality Montessori to children and we're looking for a mission-driven, energetic, Montessori Recruiting Specialist to work directly with our Heads of School to source, hire, and retain an amazing team of educators.

This position is ideal for a Montessori-trained teacher who is interested in growing professionally by helping others reach their goals, or for a Human Resource professional passionate about recruiting, particularly in the field of childhood education.

In this role you will:

  • Review resumes and screen applicants
  • Schedule interviews and plan campus visits
  • Develop and implement recruiting strategy to ensure campus staffing needs are met
  • Phone screen assistant teacher candidates
  • Conduct and rate written assessments
  • Conduct Montessori teacher interviews
  • Hosting visitors (booking accommodations, greeting candidates in person, acting as primary point of contact)
  • Partner with the campuses to coordinate onboarding agendas and training plans
  • Post job ads
  • Plan/schedule/attend various job fairs and recruiting conferences
  • Provide a high-level of customer service and general HR support to internal and external customers, especially to Heads of School, working closely with other members of the Talent and HR team
  • Provide strategic support to Heads of School to build vibrant education-focused communities at their campuses

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? Do you have a knack for assessing talent? Do you enjoy finding and sourcing candidates? Are you passionate about high-quality education? If so, the Montessori Recruiting Specialist role may be the perfect opportunity for you!

This position will be located out of our northern Virginia campuses and will report directly to the Director of Human Resources.  

About LePort Schools

LePort Schools was founded in 2000 by Dr. Peter LePort, a parent who became passionate about the Montessori Method for his own children and set out to open a school that is both professionally run and authentic to the Montessori philosophy. From that single school in Southern California, LePort Schools has grown to more than 20 schools today, extending its mission to the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, and Northern Virginia.

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Our ideal candidates will possess:

  • 2+ years of experience as a recruiter with proven experience successfully sourcing passive candidates
  • General HR experience is strongly preferred
  • Montessori training and classroom experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working collaboratively to achieve results
  • Attention to detail and high level of organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to work independently and resourcefully to implement a recruiting strategy
  • Experience with Google Docs, DropBox, Facebook, Microsoft Office,
  • Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems (Greenhouse, preferably)
  • Experience sourcing candidates using social media and other web-based jobs platforms
  • Experience working in a start-up environment preferred, but not required

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds
  • Be able to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Possess manual dexterity and fine motor skills

Working environment

The working environment is in a standard office setting including standard office equipment (fax, copier, phone, computer, 10-key, etc.). The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. You may be requested to work nights and weekends for special recruiting events or to meet with out-of-country candidates. Day travel to visit campuses in Irvine or San Diego may be required. In this role, you will report to the Director of Human Resources. You’ll also work closely with our Heads of School, who are in charge of ensuring that all our students receive the best possible Montessori education, as well as other members of the Human Resources and Talent teams. 

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