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Higher Ground is dedicated to mainstreaming and modernizing Montessori education

Architect

$140k – $195k AngelList Est.
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## Our Mission

At Higher Ground Education, we're driven by a deep desire to bring about widespread change in education today. To meet the needs of today's students and to bring about true progress in the world around us, we need an education model that fosters independence and develops competent, capable, action-oriented thinkers and change agents. We believe that the key to international education reform lies in modernizing and mainstreaming the hugely impactful Montessori pedagogy.

Since our founding in 2016, we have opened 47 beautiful schools across the U.S. serving students from birth through high school. We have also launched an innovative training organization to fuel our growth. We're on track to open 20 schools in the next 12 months (including international schools in Europe and China!), and plan to continue opening 20+ per year.


## About the Role

As we continue to expand our global presence, we’re looking for an experienced **Architect** to support the Expansion and Development Team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced architect who is interested in working across America and joining a mission that matters. This role can be based out of our headquarters in Orange County or done remotely with travel.

Higher Ground Education’s Architect will be responsible for communicating with Expansion Team to create new Montessori schools at new and existing sites.


## Our Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

- An architectural degree from an accredited university
- An architectural license
- 10 years of experience
- Experience in managing outsourced draftsperson
- Experience in multiple states
- Experience in dealing with municipalities, obtaining entitlement and permit approvals
- An eagerness to travel
- A passion for and alignment with our mission


**We will prefer you over other candidates if you have:**

- Daycare/Childcare, Education, and/or Retail experience
- Familiarity with the International Building Code


**Want to get to know us better? Check out:**** **

- The Higher Ground Story: bit.ly/HGEStory 
- The Higher Ground Mission: bit.ly/HGEMission
- Facebook: com/highergroundeducation