Montessori School of Northern Virginia, VA

Montessori School of Northern Virginia, VA

Co-ed, Day school, Grades PS– 6th, Head of School: Kari Cafeo (Head of School, Shrewsbury Montessori School, Shrewsbury, MA)

School Profile

3433 Rose Lane
Annandale, VA 22042
Co-ed, Day school
250 students, Grades PS– 6th
Head of School for July 1, 2018

The Montessori School of Northern Virginia (MSNV) has operated for over 50 years as a leading Montessori school in Northern Virginia. By providing challenging, self-paced and individualized instruction, MSNV guides students to achieve both academic and personal success. msnvThrough the combination of visionary Montessori-certified faculty, engaged families and peaceful surroundings, MSNV remains a constant source of unparalleled education for children ages 2 through 12.

MSNV programs enable children to reach their fullest potential as inspired learners, independent thinkers, and future model citizens and leaders by developing character and educating the whole child–academically, emotionally, and physically. Programs extend from Preprimary through at least sixth grade, preparing graduates for a successful transition to their choice of higher-level programs.

Situated on two campuses in idyllic settings (inside the beltway) surrounded by natural landscaping, MSNV offers children challenging, self-paced and individualized instruction. MSNV students achieve both personal and academic success in a joyful environment.

The Board of Trustees seeks a Head of School to begin July 1, 2018. Significant experience in a senior leadership position and outstanding personal qualities are required. An advanced degree and experience in Montessori education are preferred.

Application review will begin as applications arrive and will continue until July 30, 2017. Candidates interested in the position are asked to submit the following in a single merged document:

  • EC Candidate Summary Form (request from
  • A letter of interest addressed to the MSNV Search Committee.
  • Resume.
  • Statement of Educational Philosophy.
  • A list of 5 references of people who have supervised your work with telephone and e-mail contacts.

Please address any inquiries or expressions of interest to:
Mary Seppala, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative, LLC (email:,, phone: 610-772-7625)

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