AMI Montessori School Administrators Certificate


Course Description

The AMI Administrators Certificate is a comprehensive administrators’ training designed to support and deepen your understanding of school leadership within a Montessori context. It is ideal for new administrators or aspiring school leaders as well as experienced principals. The course will be delivered online by AMI approved educators who are highly experienced school administrators. It involves presentations, discussions, breakout groups, role-playing and observations in Montessori environments.

This course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding of:

  • Core pedagogical principles
  • How to build a healthy school community
  • Strategies to support children, staff, parents and board
  • Strategic planning



AMI Montessori School Administrators Certificate


Qualification Authorising Body

The Certificate is awarded by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) and does not form part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.
AMI is a worldwide leader in Montessori education. Its certified training is acknowledged for its rigour and authenticity and the Certificate is internationally recognised.
The Certificate does not automatically qualify the holder to hold the position of principal in a Montessori school. The state or country in which the Certificate holder wishes to work may have other requirements that must be fulfilled.


  • Bill Conway
  • Karen Bennetts

Course Schedule

** This course is now full. We encourage interested parties to forward their application to [email protected] to be put on a waitlist.**
12 week – online course

Course Commencement: 9 March 2022

Course Completion: 25 May 2022

Wednesdays: 11am – 1:30pm (AEDT, then AEST from 3 April)



  • Students must maintain a minimum 90% attendance to receive a certificate. A student’s camera must be on to qualify as being in attendance. 
  • Outside of the session times, students are expected to do an additional 1-2 hours of additional reading and classwork in the form of reflections submitted to their allocated trainer (advisor), 3 major assignments and 3 hours of observation. Since the course is online, there will be 1-2 individual advisory meetings with students arranged during the course.
  • Students must attend the sessions in a space away from distraction as much as possible. They must be able to take notes and participate in group discussions and breakout rooms. 
  • AMI School Administrators Certificate: Modules and Units.


How to Apply


Course Fees

$1,700 plus GST