- Appointed 2000
- Secondary Montessori Credential, Washington Montessori Secondary Teacher Education Program 2013
- B.F.A. Sculpture and Design, UNCG
- GMS Athletic Director and Upper School Coach
Jonathan McLean began his tenure at Greensboro Montessori School when his son, Smith enrolled as a young child. Over the years he helped create three-year curriculum cycles in the World Music program and the Junior High Visual and Performing Arts classes. He also leads Upper Elementary and Junior High students in the Music Ensemble program. In his role as the Athletic Director he guides children in the after-school learning league Athletic programs in Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Basketball and Volleyball. His daughter is currently enrolled in the Junior High. He shares his passion for the Arts with all of his students whether they are planning to attend Weaver Academy for Visual and Performing Arts (as some of his students do every year), or going to another independent school, neighborhood school, or one of the STEM programs in Guilford and neighboring counties. He is able to help children achieve their best in real work in either the Arts or the athletic arena.