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Brief Description of School: Planète Montessori International School is a leading institution dedicated to providing a holistic and internationally recognized education to students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Situated in the heart of Marrakech, our school embraces the principles of Montessori education while fostering an atmosphere of creativity, curiosity, and collaboration.

At Planète Montessori, we prioritize the individualized development of each student, nurturing their intellectual, emotional, and social growth.

Our dedicated team of educators creates dynamic learning experiences that encourage exploration, critical thinking, and a lifelong love for learning. We believe in cultivating global citizens who are equipped with the skills and values necessary to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Description of Position:

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Principal to lead our school and

uphold our educational standards. The ideal candidate will possess strong

leadership skills, a deep understanding of the IB / Montessori philosophy, and

a passion for shaping the future of our students. As Principal, you will be

responsible for overseeing academic programs, supporting faculty and staff,

fostering a positive learning environment, and collaborating with parents and

community members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide visionary leadership and strategic direction for the school.

  • Manage day-to-day school operations, including staff and student affairs.

  • Oversee curriculum development and ensure it aligns with Montessori principles.

  • Promote a culture of inclusivity, diversity, and respect within the school community.

  • Foster professional development and collaboration among faculty and staff.

  • Engage with parents and guardians to build strong partnerships and open communication.

  • Implement and monitor school policies and regulations, ensuring compliance.

  • Advocate for the school and represent its interests in the wider community.

  • Monitor student progress and wellbeing, and address any issues that arise.

  • Develop and manage the school's budget in collaboration with the school and board.


  • Masters degree in Education, School Administration, or a related field.

  • Experience as a Principal or in a senior leadership role in an educational institution.

  • Strong knowledge of IB / Montessori philosophy and educational methods.

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and build positive relationships with staff, students, and parents.

  • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in French and/or Arabic is a plus.

  • A track record of successful leadership and school improvement initiatives.


  • Salary based on qualifications and experience

  • Accommodation 

  • Transportation TO/FROM School 

  • Moblization Flight from country of origin

  • Free national medical coverage

  • Five working days (Monday to Friday from 8:00 am -5:30 pm) -

  • Saturdays as needed

  • Professional development

Application Process:

Planète Montessori International School is an equal opportunity employer and

values diversity. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing your interest in

the position and how your experience aligns with the schools mission, and

contact information for three professional references.

Applications should be sent to and include REF: - Application for Position as Principal in the subject line of your mail.


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