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Jan 21, 2021

Upper Elementary Teacher

Samish Woods Elementary   Bellingham, WA, usa

Contact: sarah@samishwoods.org

Samish Woods Montessori, a private, non-profit school in Bellingham Washington, is seeking applicants for an upper elementary position for the 2021/22 school year.

Samish Woods has been serving children 3 to 12 years of age for over two decades. The school is unique in that all teachers are a part of the leadership team. The school has a strong commitment to each child and family. We are seeking a new faculty member who is looking for a supportive environment to further their commitment to teaching in a small community. The faculty at Samish Woods is deeply committed to Montessori Education and the role it can play in helping young people to become compassionate and caring critical thinkers.

The right candidate will be a certified elementary teacher and/or have upper elementary Montessori certification. Candidates must have the experience and skills to act as a classroom leader and an advocate for each child’s potential. Candidates must be independent, yet collaborative. They must have the experience and personal accountability necessary to create a supportive learning environment for students ages 9 – 12.

Bellingham is located between Seattle and Vancouver, BC. The North Cascade Mountains and the Salish Sea are both easily accessible. It is an outstanding place to live and teach.

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume and statement of educational philosophy to Samish Woods Montessori. sarah@samishwoods.org

Jan 21, 2021

UPPER ELEMENTARY INTERN OR GUIDE

Ghent Montessori School   Norfolk, VA, usa

Contact: Ruland@gmsschool.org

Ghent Montessori School, fully accredited by International Montessori Council, located in

downtown Norfolk, VA, seeks an Upper Elementary intern or guide for our Upper Elementary

classroom beginning in August, 2021. If needed the candidate will receive guidance from an

experienced Upper Elementary guide. The preferred candidate will have worked in a Lower

Elementary classroom as a lead teacher and hold a MACTE accredited diploma. We seek

nurturing, curious and self-motivated individuals who are committed to guiding children based

on Dr. Montessori’s vision for cosmic education.

Qualifications:

• MACTE accredited training required (AMI, AMS, IMC)

• Excellent written communication as well as interpersonal and public speaking skills

• A proven ability to work collaboratively and thoughtfully as part of a collegial team

• Possession of professional maturity, sound judgment, integrity, and the ability to interact

positively with parents

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Ruland Gagne, ruland@gmsschool.org

Jan 21, 2021

MIDDLE SCHOOL ADOLESCENT CO-TEACHER

Ghent Montessori School   Norfolk, VA, usa

Contact: Ruland@gmsschool.org

Ghent Montessori School, fully accredited by International Montessori Council, located in

downtown Norfolk, VA, seeks a Middle School Adolescent co-teacher for our Middle School

classroom beginning in August, 2021. The candidate will work collaboratively with an

experienced Middle School guide. The preferred candidate will have worked in a Middle

School classroom and hold an accredited diploma or be committed to take the certification

course. We seek a creative and caring individual who is willing to work with an experienced

middle school guide to create and deliver a solid curriculum that meets the needs of the

adolescent according to Dr. Montessori’s vision.

Qualifications:

Accredited adolescent training (AMI, AMS, IMC) or experience in the Montessori Adolescent

classroom and a commitment to take the adolescent training within the first year of

employment

Must display a positive attitude and possess a genuine understanding of the needs of the

adolescent

Must possess excellent written skills and a desire to play a creative role in ongoing

curriculum enhancement.

Willingness to work collaboratively and thoughtfully as part of a collegial team

Possession of professional maturity, sound judgment, integrity, and the ability to interact

positively with parents and other team members.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Ruland Gagne, ruland@gmsschool.org

Jan 18, 2021

Montessori Pre-school for Sale

Strongbridge Montessori   Arcata, CA, usa

Contact: hilmosh@gmail.com

This is a beautiful, turn-key pre-school located on the far northern California coast, nestled between the ocean and the Redwoods. Very affordable, only $35,000. (OBO) Includes all Montessori materials, classroom furniture, and a full playground of equipment. Owner has operated a Montessori preschool on this site for more than 10 years. Monthly lease on building is affordable. Small business administration loan funding may be available! Licensed for 30 children. One long-time teacher may accompany… Caters to Humboldt State University professors and students, as well as nearby medical facilities.

Jan 14, 2021

Head of School

Montessori Children's House of Valley Forge   Wayne, PA, usa

Contact: careers@mchvf.org

The Montessori Children’s House of Valley Forge (MCHVF) is seeking a visionary Head of School to lead the school into the next stage of excellence. MCHVF is a non-profit, parent-owned school established in 1963, a full member school of the American Montessori Society and licensed by the PA. Department of Education and OCDEL (the office of Child Development and Early Learning). MCHVF is a vibrant community of dedicated teachers and parents and is uniquely situated in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

The Head of School will implement MCHVF’s mission and policies as established by the Board of Directors and Educational Committee. The Head of School shall be an effective communicator with all constituents of the school and will have the ability to inspire others and provide clear leadership while fostering a collaborative school community.

The successful applicant must be dedicated to maintaining the vision of the school, guided by the school’s mission statement and be willing to guide and nurture MCHVF’s unique culture. The ideal candidate will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills as well as experience and knowledge of the administrative, financial and legal requirements of heading a school. The successful applicant will demonstrate a deep knowledge of the Montessori philosophy and method, as well as an ability to communicate and share it with others, including parents, prospective parents, the school community and the community at large.

Minimum of a BA or BS degree, Montessori training credential, private school teaching credential and a work history including at least five years of demonstrated success as a head teacher in a Montessori school are required. Previous Head of School or related administrative/management position preferred. Advanced degree in early childhood education or related field preferred.

The position is for Head of School starting the 2021-2022 school year. Resume and cover letter should be sent to careers@mchvf.org. Additional details about MCHVF and the position are available upon request. The position is open until filled.

MCHVF provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of the employment relationship.

Jan 14, 2021

Elementary School Director

Headwaters School   Austin, TX, usa

Contact: l.hirsch@headwaters.org

Headwaters School, a Pre-K through grade 12 independent day school in Austin, TX, is seeking an Elementary School Director for the 2021-2022 academic year. With 175 students in the elementary school, Headwaters School provides a warm and welcoming school culture for its students, while expecting curiosity, deep engagement, and self-expression of each of its community members.

All of our employees are responsible for bringing our Purpose statement to life: We cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world. In addition, we Promise each day to guide our students to live authentically, think expansively, and create bravely. We invite our students, guides, staff, parents, and trustees to be Peacemakers, Advocates, Creators, and Thinkers, and the PACT, as it’s called, serves as outcomes for all of our programs. Our faculty and staff ensure all members of our school community understand their role as Advocates in advancing issues of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.

The Elementary School Director reports directly to the Head of School and works closely with the Elementary School Learning Specialist, Campus Manager, Middle School Director, the Admissions Office and Business Office. The Elementary Director also serves on the Senior Leadership Team and leads the elementary school faculty. Our ideal candidate will have significant Montessori teaching experience, a Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree, Montessori certification and administrative experience. Additionally, we are seeking candidates who appreciate and understand the developmental period known as middle childhood.

In addition to teaching experience, the successful candidate will need to possess the following attributes: flexibility, resourcefulness, and playfulness. Headwaters is committed to anit-bias and anti-racist work, and we are eager to meet candidates with experience in the important areas of diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position and compensation is competitive for the greater Austin area. The school offers a wide-range of benefits including health care and retirement plan. Interested applicants should go to the Headwaters School Employment website to apply, https://www.headwaters.org/page/about/employment.

Jan 14, 2021

Elementary Guide

Valley of the Sacred Heart Academy   Dixon, CA, usa

Contact: csimpson@vshpes.com

Valley of the Sacred Heart Academy is a small Independent Catholic school in Dixon, CA. We are seeking a full-time Montessori-trained lead teacher for our lower elementary classroom for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. This classroom currently has 10 students and will grow to @17 students in fall 2021. Duties include teaching students through in-person learning, if needed leading distance learning classes. We are seeking a candidate who is able to collaborate with others, has strong communication skills, and is flexible to meet student’s needs. Candidates must be a Montessori-trained lead guide with teaching experience at the elementary level. Recent Montessori graduates with limited experience will also be considered. Montessori teachers with AMI and AMS diplomas preferred.

Position is Monday-Friday 8:30-3:15 pm. Salaried position and salary is based on training and experience.

Learn more about who we are: valleyofthesacredheart.com

If you are interested in learning more, please send resume, three letters of reference, and cover letter to Chris Simpson csimpson@vshpes.com

Jan 11, 2021

Montessori School expanding-needs 5 great people

Catskill Montessori School   Catskill, NY, usa

Contact: gaura@catskillmontessori.org

Housed in a beautiful 1750s Dutch barn on a budding permaculture farm, CMS opened fall 2020.

We are a private, non-profit school inspired by permaculture ethics: people care, earth care, and fair share. We opened with one 3-6 class and one 6-9 class. Due to the level of interest, we are adding a new toddler community, another 3-6 class, and expanding our elementary program to include 6-12 in fall 2021.

With our expansion, we are seeking an experienced toddler lead teacher, toddler assistant, early childhood lead teacher, early childhood assistant, and elementary 6-12 co-teacher. Ideal candidates for lead positions need to be MACTE-accredited. Farming, permaculture, or similar experience or interest is a big plus!

What we offer: competitive salary (commensurate with experience), health benefits, Montessori conferences allowance, and tuition assistance for dependent children.

Catskill is equidistant from Boston and New York City (about two hours), with easy access to both. With many quaint towns nearby, including Hudson, with Amtrak service to NYC, Catskill offers the charm, culture, and environment of the farm and forest.

If you’re interested in joining our school community, we would love to hear from you! Please send over your resume and cover letter to gaura@catskillmontessori.org

Jan 7, 2021

Primary Guide

Montessori Institute of Broward   Davie, FL, usa

Contact: elizabeth@tlnschools.com

The Montessori Institute of Broward, established in 2006, serves children ages 18 months to 12 years on a spacious 2+ acre campus in Davie, Florida. We have an immediate opening for a primary guide to work in our warm and enthusiastic environment for the remainder of the 2020 school year and into 2021-2022 school year. The ideal candidate has an AMI certification and at least one year experience as guide. This is great opportunity to grow with us and commit to a long-term career in an authentic Montessori environment.

Please Email resume: elizabeth@tlnschools.com

Visit us at: www.montessoriinstituteofbroward.com

Jan 6, 2021

Assistance to Infancy Guide

Chesapeake Montessori School   Annapolis, MD, usa

Contact: j.hornick@chesapeake-montessori.com

Chesapeake Montessori School (CMS) in Annapolis, MD, is seeking applicants for an Assistance to Infancy guide for the 2021/22 school year. We serve children who are 18 months – 14 years of age. We offer a continuum comprised of two Young Children’s Communities, three Primary Classrooms, one Lower Elementary Classroom, one Upper Elementary Classroom, and an Adolescent Program. We operate on eleven total acres with open fields, woods, and nature trails, as well as a separate farm-based campus for our adolescents. Additionally, we are committed to initiatives that creates a society that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

The right candidate must have AMI training, be patient, have a love of children, and bring a positive attitude to the work they do, including being a team player with and among colleagues. Our team of faculty has a desire to implement authentic Montessori learning environments at every level we serve.

Annapolis, Maryland, is a port town on the Chesapeake Bay, and is centrally located in the state. The area boasts diversity, enrichment opportunities, natural splendor, easy access to Washington D.C. and Baltimore, and environmental outlets. The town of Annapolis is home to the U.S. Naval Academy, St. John’s College, and is steeped in history.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Robb Wirts, Head of School, at r.wirts@chesapeake-montessori.com

Jan 6, 2021

Elementary Guide

Chesapeake Montessori School   Annapolis, MD, usa

Contact: j.hornick@chesapeake-montessori.com

Chesapeake Montessori School (CMS) in Annapolis, MD, is seeking applicants for an elementary position for the 2021/22 school year. We serve children who are 18 months – 14 years of age. We offer a continuum comprised of two Young Children’s Communities, three Primary Classrooms, one Lower Elementary Classroom, one Upper Elementary Classroom, and an Adolescent Program. We operate on eleven total acres with open fields, woods, and nature trails, as well as a separate farm-based campus for our adolescents. Additionally, we are committed to initiatives that creates a society that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

The right candidate must have AMI training, be patient, and bring a positive attitude to the work they do, including being a team player with and among colleagues. Most importantly, we seek a cosmic educator who is in love with the universe they wish to invite children to explore, discover, inquire, and wonder about. Our team of faculty has a desire to implement authentic Montessori learning environments at every level we serve.

Annapolis, Maryland, is a port town on the Chesapeake Bay, and is centrally located in the state. The area boasts diversity, enrichment opportunities, natural splendor, easy access to Washington D.C. and Baltimore, and environmental outlets. The town of Annapolis is home to the U.S. Naval Academy, St. John’s College, and is steeped in history.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Robb Wirts, Head of School, at r.wirts@chesapeake-montessori.com

Jan 6, 2021

Adolescent/Secondary Program Director

Montessori School of Lake Forest   Lake Forest, IL, usa

Contact: hope@mslf.org

Montessori School of Lake Forest (MSLF) is seeking an Adolescent/Secondary Program Director. The Director will be responsible for leading a collaborative teaching team as well as teaching at least one area of curriculum. Ideal candidate has experience working with Montessori Adolescents, can establish a student-centered, project-based program working together with students and teaching staff.

MSLF is located on 5.5 acres of natural woodland, wetland, and prairie adjacent to Middlefork Savanna in Lake Forest, IL, and has been providing Montessori education to our community for over 50 years. We are excited to be reopening an Adolescent Program (grades 7-8) at our western Lake Forest campus for the 2021-22 school year and are seeking a program director who is innovative, flexible, collaborative, and creative to work with our community as we reintroduce this program to our school.

Responsibilities include:

– Oversee and coordinate elements of an interdisciplinary secondary school curriculum, including a student-run business and outdoor education.

– Oversee and collaborate with team of secondary teachers, supporting their work with students, including regular team meetings in addition to monthly full faculty meetings.

– Communicate regularly with administration to support needs of secondary program.

– Communicate regularly with students’ parent regarding program and individual student needs.

– Develop partnerships within community to enrich secondary program.

– Communicate with Elementary team to create a strong collaboration and connection between the two programs.

– Teaching at least one area of curriculum (Math, Science, Humanities or Language Arts) creating engaging lesson plans, supporting students’ academic needs and evaluating student progress, meeting and exceeding ISBE requirements.

– Preparing classroom environment for secondary students.

Ideal Characteristics:

– A strong understanding of social-emotional needs of adolescents.

-Desire to collaborate and lead a team of teachers to best serve adolescent students.

-Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.

– A flexible, organized, creative, problem-solver.

Requirements:

– BA/BS degree

– Secondary school teaching experience.

– Montessori Adolescent Teaching credential from AMI, AMS or MACTE-accredited program or other Montessori Teaching credential and willingness to attend training to obtain Montessori Adolescent Teaching credential.

– Experience leading/supervising others.

Position Details:

– 10 month, full time position. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

– Salary is commensurate with experience.

– Benefits include health, dental, paid sick time and holidays and tuition discount for qualified dependents.

Please send your resume to Executive Director, Hope Allegretti – hope@mslf.org

Dec 30, 2020

Elementary Montessori Teacher

Taipei Montessori International School   Taipei, --, Taiwan

Contact: tafeljane@gmail.com

Taipei International Montessori School seeks two AMI or AMS elementary teachers beginning August 2021. English-speaking elementary teachers will co-lead classrooms with Mandarin-speaking teachers.

We seek passionate teachers interested in exploring the fascinating city of Taipei — a vibrant city melding Chinese tradition with modern conveniences — and known for friendly people, thriving food culture, and world-class mass transit.

In 2020 Taiwan distinguished itself as a world leader in the effectiveness of its coronavirus pandemic control.

Benefits:

–Competitive salary, with generous housing stipend

–Round trip Home Country/Taiwan airfare

–Excellent healthcare coverage

Email tafeljane@gmail.com for complete Job Description.

Dec 27, 2020

Montessori Casa Level Guide

The Garden School of Naples   Naples, FL, usa

Contact: kathy@gardenschoolnaples.com

Co-teacher for private Montessori school preschool classroom.

Follow academic calendar

Full-time or morning only

Director AMI trained in Italy

All staff credentialed

Dec 22, 2020

AMI-Trained Primary Guide

Montessori Children's House and School   Dallas, TX, usa

Contact: christa@mchsdallas.org

Montessori Children’s House and School is an AMI-Recognized school located in a peaceful, wooded setting in the northeast section of Dallas, Texas. Currently celebrating our 50th year, we enjoy a reputation for excellence and stability, and we have recently undergone a complete renovation and expansion of our facility. MCHS has four primary classrooms and approximately 90 families.

We are currently accepting applications for an AMI-certified primary guide to join us in August 2021. Successful applicants must have an AMI primary diploma, a bachelor’s degree, dedication to Montessori philosophy, strong classroom management skills, the ability to build strong and supportive relationships with parents and fellow staff members, and a love for working with children. Two or more years of experience is preferred, and applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Visit our website at www.mchsdallas.org to learn more about our school. Compensation packages include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a 403b retirement fund. Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to MCHSguide@gmail.com

Dec 10, 2020

Montessori Consultant and Tutor

Montessori Kids Universe   --, usa

Contact: mkustaffing@gmail.com

An emerging national Montessori pre-school organization seeks part time Montessori trained tutor and trainer to provide training and support to our schools through-out the country.

This is a part-time/contract position with the potential to become full time.

Individuals applying for this position must possess the following skills/ experience:

-AMS or AMI Montessori Credential in either 0-3 or 3-6 years old.

-Child Care Head of School / Director experience with a for profit school only. (minimum 2 years)

-English as primary language; bi-lingual a plus

-Excellent verbal / written skills

-Excellent time management skills

-Problem solver

-Out of box thinker

-Strong technology skills/ experience with Canvas, WebEx, Gotowebinar and Montessori Compass a plus

-Team Player

-Ability to travel 3-5 days month/ with7-day notice *no traveling until CO-VID restrictions are lifted.

-Familiar with NAEYC requirements/ process for accreditation

-Experience with National Child Care franchise- not required, however; a plus

-Experience as Head of School with for-profit Montessori school- not required, however; a plus

This is a wonderful opportunity to get in on the ground floor with an emerging and rapidly expanding national pre-school organization. To be considered; submit cover letter and CV with salary or hourly range desired to mkustaffing@gmail.com. This is a work- from- home position. Candidates must have computer / internet access during business hours. Provide details why you are interested in this position and how you will contribute.

**Applicants without Cover Letter will not be considered.

Dec 10, 2020

Head of School

Near North Montessori School   Chicago, IL, usa

Contact: maryseppala@gmail.com

Head of School for July 1, 2021

Near North Montessori School is an exciting opportunity to lead a progressive Montessori school of 547 students from PS-Grade 8. An experienced leader, who is committed to the value of Montessori education, is sought to assume duties in July 2021.

Apply to Dr. Mary Seppala or Doug Jennings

Educators’ Collaborative

maryseppala@gmail.com (610)772-7625

dougjenningsd2249@gmail.com (317)319-2936

Submit in a singled merged pdf:

EC Candidate Summary (request from Mary Seppalaor Doug Jennings))

Letter of interest to the NNM Search Committee

Resume

Statement of Leadership Philosophy

List of five references with e-mail and telephone contact

Dec 10, 2020

Elementary and Primary Guide

Full Circle Montessori School   Arlington, VA, usa

Contact: cyang@fullcirclemontessori.com

Are you looking for a community of people who share your passion?

At Full Circle Montessori School you can…

* Faithfully execute Montessori pedagogy

* Serve children and families of diverse socio-economic backgrounds in Arlington, VA

* Partner with families through our robust family education initiatives

* Become a vital element of a school culture valuing peace education and philanthropy

* Join a supportive, collegial community where we continually expand and refine our craft.

What else can YOU bring to Full Circle Montessori School?

We’d love to hear about it.

Dec 10, 2020

Interim Head of School

Great River School 4105-07   St Paul, MN, usa

Contact: executive@greatriverschool.org

Interim Head of School to serve as an effective leadership bridge between the academic years of 2020/21 and 2022/23.

Great River School (GRS) is a tuition-free public charter serving grades 1-12 located in the heart of St. Paul, Minnesota. Founded in 2004, its curriculum and pedagogy are guided by the Montessori philosophy and at the 10th-12th year also incorporate the International Baccalaureate diploma program.

We are an anti-bias-anti-racist learning environment, seeking world peace through Montessori education. This position is allowed to apply for the permanent Head of School role beginning in 2022.

For full description, see listing at http://www.greatriverschool.org/employment

Dec 10, 2020

Head of School

The Cornerstone School   Stratham, NH, usa

Contact: BoardPresident@cornerstoneschool.org

Job Description: Head of School

The Cornerstone School, Stratham, NH

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

Application Process: To apply for the position of Head of School at The Cornerstone School, please submit your application electronically in one PDF file to Brian Riley, at BoardPresident@cornerstoneschool.org by January 31, 2021.

Applications should include:

A cover letter explaining your interest in the position

A resume

A statement of educational philosophy

A list of three references (We will obtain permission from candidates before contacting references.)

Nestled into 11 acres of lush and picturesque trees along the New Hampshire Seacoast is The Cornerstone School. Since 1985, our exceptional school has been deeply committed to laying the foundation upon which each child can build, in order to become the architect of his or her own future. The Cornerstone School provides our students with a safe and nurturing environment that supports the innate joy of learning, fosters the development of self-esteem, and cultivates respect for one’s self, for others and for the environment. The Cornerstone School prides itself on contributing to a harmonious relationship between students, faculty and parents. We are committed believers in Montessori practices, empathetic and diligent guides and advocates for our students, and passionate practitioners of our fundamental learning philosophies at work and in life.

As the governing body of The Cornerstone School, the Board of Directors is passionate about preserving the legacy and history of our school, including maintaining the programs and practices that have served our learners for nearly 35 years, as well as continuously keeping our hearts and minds open to opportunities to build and grow in ways we have yet to imagine.

The Cornerstone School is seeking candidates for the position of Head of School. The Head of School carries out the broad educational policies established by the Board of Directors and acts within the limits of the financial policy set by that body. Within these basic guidelines the Head of School determines the methods for carrying out Board policies, creates operational policy, oversees the business operation, develops and evaluates student programs and services, provides administrative and professional leadership for faculty and staff, orchestrates external relations, and has responsibility for the day-to-day operation. Specifically, the Head of School:

Board of Directors Relationship

Brings to the attention of the Board all matters and data as are appropriate to keep the Board fully informed to meet its long- and short-term responsibilities. This includes suggestions for broad policy development as well as strategies for instructional betterment.

Maintains contact with the Board President to assure that the Board is aware of and engaged in major issues within the school.

Collaborates with the Board presenting a full range of options.

Facilitates communication between the Board and the faculty and staff.

Executes the financial policies set by the Board, including communicating Board policy and decisions to families and prospective families.

Acts as the voice and advocate of Board decisions and policies, with faculty and staff, families, and others.

Educational Responsibilities

If necessary, acts as a substitute in classrooms to be determined by staffing needs and classroom teacher needs so as to assure continued quality staffing, smooth transitions when personnel change occur, and teaching coaching, supervising, or mentoring.

In conjunction with the Admissions Director, ensures graduating students are provided the necessary documentation and guidance necessary for application to high school.

Organization

Creates and nurtures an appropriate and strong management team, by sharing and delegating to his/her immediate subordinates such that this group is prepared to collectively lead the institution should the Head of School suddenly become incapacitated.

Promotes an internal organization that permits strong, positive, productive and effective communication with staff, parents and greater community members.

Oversees daily operations of school, ensuring a safe environment as well as the well-being of faculty, staff and students.

Attends to all tasks related to successful operation of the school, including communications, security, and maintenance of all school equipment, facilities, and grounds;

Proposes and oversees short- and long-term facility maintenance, upgrades, and new construction; and proposes and oversees payroll, benefits, and other employee-related programs.

Planning & Analysis

Leverages senior staff, board and parents as required to develop and implement short-term and long-term goals/plans in regard to financial stability, enrollment, built infrastructure, and academic performance.

Stays attuned to similar institutions and Montessori peers to ensure The Cornerstone School continues to maintain its position on the forefront of Montessori education.

Creates and updates measurable metrics which can be used by the faculty, administration to continue to monitor the function of the school.

Remains abreast of trends and research in education – particularly those affecting private-independent Montessori schools while maintaining The Cornerstone School traditions and unique character.

Supports the Board in its responsibilities to undertake periodic, systematic, long-range planning.

Makes recommendations to the Board in strategic planning and ongoing strategic discussions.

Programs and Service Support

Promotes and carries out the mission of the school

Designs, implements and administers student curriculum, programs and services as appropriate to the needs of those enrolled and develops systems of scheduling to accommodate these programs and services.

Sets standards of participation and achievement.

Administers efforts that provide sufficient support for student programs. This encompasses general equipment and facilities as well as technological and electronic systems.

Assures that a comprehensive set of records is maintained in accordance with the needs of the school, its constituents, and the government.

Assures that the curriculum and instruction reflect Montessori philosophy and goals, and that the school’s environments are intentional and child-centric.

Sets criteria for consistency and integration across classrooms;

Creates and maintains an overall environment of respect, grace and courtesy.

Personnel

Devises the teaching and non-teaching policies needed to implement the school’s programs and selects and employs competent personnel to fill these positions.

Administers equitable systems of compensations, working conditions, discipline, training and development for all school employees.

Determines standards and takes appropriate steps to measure and maintain reasonable performance and professional growth among personnel.

Provides periodic direct oversight in classrooms across the school to ensure instruction is consistent with the school’s mission and educational standards.

Conducts periodic reviews of all personnel.

Dismisses those who fail to meet standards.

Establishes practices and procedures to promote harmonious and constructive relationships among all personnel.

Maintains personal contact with employees to foster good relations, promote high morale, and identify personnel problems as early as possible. Encourages similar contact on the part of the subordinates.

Finance (In conjunction with the Financial Coordinator)

Presents financial plans and annual budgets to the Board of Directors to achieve the objectives of the school.

Maintains a system of cost control to foster the efficiency consistent with high standards of education within limitations of the budget.

Manages a cost-effective system of purchasing, billing, accounting, investing and insurance.

Works directly with the Board of Directors to annually adjust tuition rates and salary.

Supports the Board in overseeing financial issues, budgets and long-term financial planning, and oversees the school’s finances and financial reporting.

Enrollment and Recruitment

Oversees the process of admissions

Recommends enrollment objectives with respects to student numbers, character, and quality-and executes programs to achieve them.

Remains abreast of effective marketing concepts and techniques that apply to private independent schools, and oversees their implementation.

Establishes standards and procedures for student admissions and dismissals.

Recommends a suitable Tuition Assistance program to the Board and executes that program.

Oversees all internal and external school communication, including all marketing (e.g. website, social media, newsletters, and school promotional events) inside and outside the school.

Fund Raising

Advises the Board with respect to fundraising needs and plans.

Proposes realistic goals for giving programs.

Works with the Parent Volunteer Group/Chair to develop fundraising ideas, efforts and events and becomes personally involved in the cultivation and solicitation of major prospects, as needed.

Constituent Relations

Encourages meaningful alumni, parent and past parent participation in events that aid and support the goals of the school.

Responds to special-interest groups, giving them direction while stressing the needs of all students.

Works to maintain programs that contribute to relations with local community – particularly with those people who come into regular contact with the school.

Maintains constructive liaison with other educational institutions and associations, particularly those which The Cornerstone School draws students from.

Facility Management (In conjunctions with Facilities Manager)

Supervises the operations and maintenance of all school facilities within budget limits.

Approves expenditures for operation and maintenance.

Head of School Desired Characteristics and Qualifications

Head of School experience

Minimum of 10 years combined experience as a head of school, teacher and/or director/administrator in education of children ages two to fourteen, preferably in a Montessori setting

Master’s degree or equivalent experience required

Strongly aligned with Montessori principles

Outstanding organizational and communication skills

Experience as a team builder and collaborator

Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with parents, teachers and students

Strong correlation with culture, vision and mission of The Cornerstone School

Dynamic, approachable, accessible, visible and possessing a good sense of humor

Dec 3, 2020

English or French-speaking AMI Elementary (6-12) guide

Bilingual Montessori School of Paris   Paris, --, France

Contact: info@montessori-paris.com

The Bilingual Montessori School of Paris, the oldest bilingual Montessori school in France, is seeking an experienced Francophone or Anglophone AMI Elementary guide to work alongside another AMI Elementary guide and assistant in a beautiful, natural light-filled classroom overlooking the Seine river.

An international group of 22 children would like to welcome to their community a kind, positive, curious educator from now until the beginning of July 2021, with the possibility for a long term contract.

Applicants must have legal right to work in France.

For more information or to apply, please contact info@montessori-paris.com.

Visit our website at https://www.montessori-paris.com/fr/ to learn more about the school.

Dec 3, 2020

Primary Lead Guide

City Garden Montessori School    St Louis, MO, usa

Contact: jobs@citygardenschool.org

City Garden Montessori School (City Garden) is the only Montessori charter school in Missouri, and we are one of the highest-performing charter schools in the state. Our team possesses passion and determination to implement the Montessori approach to educating children in a diverse, public school environment. City Garden is committed to being an anti-biased, anti-racist community and seeks others who are passionate about these values. We are committed to continuous learning and growth for adults in the community, to foster excellence for all City Garden children.

Located in St. Louis, Missouri, City Garden is looking forward to beginning its 14th school year in 2021-22. We began in 2008 with 53 students; and, we are expecting to serve over 400 children in preschool through eighth grade next year. As we grow, we continue to seek individuals to join us who share our vision for academic excellence for all children and holistic Montessori education, rooted in equity and social justice.

Lead Guides – Primary

City Garden is expanding its Early Childhood education staff for the 2021-22 school year. We are seeking to fill six positions for Montessori Primary Lead Guides (ages 3 to 5 years). We are in search of educators with a passion for academically rigorous, individualized, experiential education in a diverse public school setting to fulfill the position of Primary Lead Guide. The Lead Guide will work with an Assistant Guide in the classroom.

We are beginning this expansion with the separation of the Primary age group, with three classrooms for Kindergarten (age 5) and three classrooms for ages 3 and 4. Our long-term plan is to combine students aged 3, 4, and 5 into classrooms aligned with the traditional Montessori planes of development. This means that all Primary Lead Guides will need to possess, or be willing to acquire, state education certification, in addition to their Montessori certification in Early Childhood education.

The ideal candidate for Primary Lead Guide will have a Bachelor’s degree and both Montessori and state certification in Early Childhood education.

A qualified candidate for Primary Lead Guide is someone who has a Bachelor’s degree, is a Montessori certified Early Childhood educator and who is interested in growing with us by acquiring state certification in Early Childhood education, which we will assist you in obtaining.

The candidate must be committed to growing in a school environment that is committed to anti-bias/anti-racist values and practices with a vision to create a more equitable world through education. We are seeking candidates who are outstanding, innovative teachers, have professional teaching experience and who are interested in making City Garden their vocational “home” for many years.

Additional Information:

This position offers a salary ranging from $38,250.00 to $45,190.00 based on level of education and years of teaching experience, as well as robust benefits including medical, dental, retirement, and generous personal time off.

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter, which highlights your interest in the position and relevant experience, to jobs@citygardenschool.org.

Dec 3, 2020

Elementary Guide

Lee Montessori Public Charter School   Washington, DC, usa

Contact: chitra@leemontessori.org
  • Lee Montessori Public Charter Schools was founded to challenge inequity and close the opportunity gap in Washington, DC. Today, we operate two high-performing and diverse public charter schools to create a more just, equitable world.

    For our East End Campus, we are seeking AMI-trained Elementary Guides with a firm commitment to anti-bias/anti-racist pedagogy for the 2021-2022 school year.

    To see the full description & apply, visit: https://leemontessori.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=70

Dec 3, 2020

Toddler, Primary, Elementary & Middle School Lead Teachers

Springmont School   Atlanta, GA, usa

Contact: jstrickland@springmont.com

Springmont School, located on the north side of Atlanta, Georgia, is currently accepting resumes from Toddler, Primary, Elementary and Middle School teachers interested in joining our thriving Montessori community immediately and for the 2021-22 school year.

Serving 240 students 18 months through 8th grade, Springmont is AMI recognized and has been providing an exceptional Montessori experience since 1963. Our mission is to provide a learning environment where diversity of thought and a global perspective empower students to be inquisitive, knowledgeable, independent, compassionate and effective. In addition to our beautiful 7-acre main campus, students benefit from our 86-acre land school in the northwest Georgia mountains as well as distinctive Outdoor Science Education and Fine Arts programs.

Springmont offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Our benefits package includes individual health, dental, vision, and disability insurance, as well as a matching retirement plan, professional development opportunities, and tuition remission. Well-equipped classrooms and a supportive and collaborative environment foster professional and personal growth. Don’t miss the opportunity to work alongside some of the most respected teachers in Georgia.

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and a Montessori teaching certificate; at least three years’ experience in a Montessori environment is preferred. Interested candidates should email jobs@springmont.com, providing a brief cover letter in the body of the email and a resume as an attachment.

Dec 1, 2020

Primary Guide

Lifetime Montessori School   San Diego, CA, usa

Contact: kristin@lifetimemontessorischool.com

Lifetime Montessori School is located in 4S Ranch and Del Sur in the north county area of San Diego, California. We are searching for an AMI trained Primary Guide to lead in our Primary environment. We are an established school that follows AMI principles and philosophies. Lifetime Montessori serves students from 18-months through age 12.

We are a dedicated AMI school with a supportive staff and AMI trained Director. If you are a team player, have good communication skills and are committed to children’s development, you’re welcome to apply. We are looking for someone to start in January 2021.

The position requires an AMI diploma and an undergraduate degree. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include: medical, paid sick leave, tuition discount, and professional development.

Please email your resume to our Director, Kristin Edwards at kristin@lifetimemontessorischool.com. No phone calls, please.

Nov 19, 2020

Lower Elementary Lead Teacher

Mission Montessori   San Francisco, CA, usa

Contact: dwiveck@missionmontessori.org
  • Mission Montessori believes our goal as educators is to help each child become a passionate member of the human community who is confident, creative, and flourishing. We pride ourselves on having a culture that supports our mission. We know that our students thrive when we, as adults, feel passionate about our work and create an environment where we also feel confident, creative, and flourishing.

    We are seeking a lower elementary lead who is committed to following the child, a strong communicator, and ready for a new in-person challenge in a caring and collaborative community where growth is valued and encouraged.

Nov 19, 2020

Part-time Montessori Primary Teacher (ages 3 – 5) – $100/hr

Private Group   Greenwich, CT, usa

Contact: info@carnegieprep.com

We are looking for a part-time Montessori educator interested in private/small group tutoring and teaching.

Description:

15-18 preschool kids, ages 3-5

1 day per week, Mondays, 9:00am-3:30pm

group meets in Westchester County, NY

Compensation: $100 per hour

Please send resume and cover letter to info@carnegieprep.com

Nov 19, 2020

Curriculum Coordinator

The Montessori School of Tokyo   Tokyo, --, Japan

Contact: employ@montessorijapan.com

 

The Montessori School of Tokyo is expanding and currently considering different leadership models for the 2021-22 academic year. We currently seek experienced Montessori teachers with excellent organisational and administrative skills who are looking to move into leadership positions within a well-established international Montessori school in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. Dependent on the final model, the Curriculum Coordinator role may be a combined part-time teaching/part-time leadership position or, alternatively, a full-time leadership role. The successful candidate will be one who is open-minded, solutions-focused, and can work flexibly and adaptably as the school continues to grow, regardless of the final leadership model.

The Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for supporting the teachers, students, and parents of their designated programme(s) in a variety of ways that nurture authentic relationships, and foster trust, confidence, and a shared belief in the school’s mission, vision and values.

Ensuring that the curriculum adheres to MST’s philosophy and that we as a school are delivering excellence in academic, social and emotional aspects of school life, the Curriculum Coordinator also plays a critical role in establishing vertical and horizontal alignment across levels through collaborative practice with teachers and other members of the Leadership Team.

Ensuring fidelity to Montessori principles, the Curriculum Coordinator is also a strong ambassador for the school, a self-reflective practitioner who supports a growth mindset and lifelong learning, and a leader who is adept at engaging and supporting others in a compassionate and respectful way.

A full description, including major duties and responsibilities can be found on the MST website, (https://www.montessorijapan.com/employment/curriculum-coordinator).

Nov 19, 2020

AMI Trained Guides

The Montessori School of Tokyo   Minato-ku, Tokyo, --, Japan

Contact: employ@montessorijapan.com

The Montessori School of Tokyo (MST) is seeking AMI Trained Guides to join our team. As our school continues to grow, we seek experienced and committed guides to support our community of children aged 2 to 15.

We are seeking AMI trained guides in all programmes:

• Little People Programme (ages 2-3)

• Sunshine Programme (ages 3-6)

• Lower Elementary (ages 6-9)

• Upper Elementary (ages 9-12)

• Middle School (ages 12-15)

MST is accredited by the International Montessori Council (IMC) and offers the chance to join a highly qualified faculty. We are proud of our well equipped classrooms and other facilities including a wonderful garden and well-stocked library. We enjoy the support of a diverse parent community that represents over 30 countries.

With approximately 200 students currently enrolled, and a strategic plan to grow to around 250, we are Japan’s largest Montessori school, offering competitive salaries and benefits and the opportunity to work with a supportive and experienced administrative staff.

A full description, including major duties and responsibilities can be found on the MST website (https://www.montessorijapan.com/employment/ami-trained-guides).

Nov 16, 2020

Early Childhood Associate Teacher Position (January 2021 start)

KINGSLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL   Boston, MA, usa

Kingsley is looking for applicants for the position of Early Childhood Associate Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive Montessori curriculum, pedagogy and principles. As an Associate Teacher, this individual will share responsibility for all aspects of our students’ classroom experience and for developing strong partnerships with parents and colleagues. The Associate teachers will also be responsible in maintaining current health and safety protocols due to Covid 19 in partnership with the Classroom Assistant Teacher. Other important duties include advancing your professional and personal growth and fulfilling administrative duties. All teachers attend regular meetings, observe, advise, and serve as a mentor and role model for other faculty in the areas of curriculum management, classroom schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. Early Childhood Associate Teachers report to the Early Childhood Director of Education.

See https://www.kingsley.org/at-a-glance/careers for full listing and details on how to apply.

Nov 16, 2020

Montessori Primary Teacher (ages 3 – 6

Osborn School District #8   Phoenix, AZ, usa

Contact: kbrooks@osbornsd.org
  • Osborn School District is seeking an AMI or AMS-certified Primary Teacher for immediate hire for the remaining 20-21 school year. This teacher would deliver authentic Montessori practices and pedagogy in a brand-new public school setting in the heart of Central Phoenix. Our District is a close-knit community that values equity and inclusivity among staff and families.

    The ideal candidate has experience working in a Montessori classroom, desires collaboration, and exercises strong communication skills with parents, students, and colleagues. Osborn offers competitive salaries, commensurate with experience, comprehensive health and state retirement benefits, and a supportive administration and staff who value innovation and initiative.

    If you would like to be on the ground floor of building a new Montessori program that provides students from all backgrounds with a high-quality, Montessori experience, apply now at https://www.applitrack.com/osborn/onlineapp/default.aspx Job ID: 795

Nov 11, 2020

Lead Nido Guide

Montessori Community School   Scott’s Valley, CA, usa

Contact: Madelynn@montessoricommunity.school

Montessori Community School is looking for a 0-3 Ami trained (or soon to be) guide, to lead our Nido classroom. We live in beautiful Santa Cruz, California among redwoods and close to the beach. Our school is an AMI recognized school and we are looking for a Guide to join our remarkable and dedicated team! Position starts anytime between now and August 2021. Please email your resume to madelynn@montessoricommunity.school

Nov 11, 2020

Full-Time, Montessori-Trained Substitutes

Aidan Montessori School   Washington, DC, usa

Contact: employment@aidanschool.org

Aidan Montessori School is seeking full-time, Montessori-trained substitutes for our Elementary, Primary, and Toddler programs for the 2020-2021 school year. Duties include managing the well-established distance learning plan, teaching students through in-person learning, and leading a hybrid model at times. Candidates must be Montessori-trained lead guides with teaching experience. Recent Montessori graduates with limited experience will also be considered. Montessori teachers with AMI and AMS diplomas preferred.

Learn more: https://www.aidanschool.org/about/careers-at-aidan

If you are a motivated, dynamic, thoughtful educator, we would like to hear from you. To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to employment@aidanschool.org

Nov 5, 2020

Elementary/Kindergarten teacher

The International Montessori School of Beijing   Beijing, --, China

Contact: hr@msb.edu.cn

The International Montessori School of Beijing is an internationally recognized school, which has already operated more than 30 years in Beijing China, we are seeking professional/experienced Montessori lead teacher for Elementary & Kindergarten who are able to start from Aug. 2021:

1, AMI/AMS certified

2, bachelor’s degree

3, at least 2 years relevant working experience

4, English native speaker

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes a monthly housing allowance, annual air ticket allowance. Worldwide Medical Health Insurance is included. School will sponsor a “Z” visa for successful candidates. All international and local holidays with pay.

Oct 29, 2020

Casa Head Teacher

Glebe Montessori School   Ottowa, Ontario, --, Canada

Contact: sylvier@glebemontessori.ca

Private Montessori School in Ottawa is currently accepting applications for a one-year maternity leave replacement for a Casa Teacher for the 2020-21 school year. Interested candidates who hold a Montessori Degree, are requested to email their resumes to sylvier@glebemontessori.ca

Oct 29, 2020

Toddler Lead Guide

Bright Child Learning Center   Madison, WI, usa

Contact: office@bright-child.com

Compensation Package

– Highly competitive salary

– Benefits include: Health, Dental, and Vision; 401K with company match; fully paid ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, PTO, Holidays and Continuing Education

Check out our website: www.bright-child.com

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate childcare program for young children in keeping with the Montessori philosophy.

• Plan and implement culturally appropriate activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program

• Provide various experiences and activities for children including presenting materials, songs, games and story-telling in keeping with the Montessori teaching philosophy

• Establish routines and provide positive guidance

• Clearly and effectively communicate in a respectful manner that children understand

• Observe children and make notes of developmental progress, include photos and samples of work

• Routinely provide verbal and written updates to parents on their child’s development

• Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable and ensure children are supervised within sight AND sound at all times

Keyword search: preschool, pre school, childcare, child care, daycare, day care, teacher

QUALIFICATIONS

• Hold a bachelors degree in Education or related field

• American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori International (AMI) certificate (preferred)

• Successfully pass pre-employment background check, physical and TB test

• Experience: minimum of 2 years leading a classroom

Bright Child Learning Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

We provide all staff with PPE and have implemented special cleaning protocols that create a protective, safe environment for children and staff.

Oct 29, 2020

AMI Trained Lead Toddler Teacher

Montessori in Redlands   Redlands, CA, usa

Contact: hr@mir.org

Imagine classrooms surrounded by nature and grapefruit groves. Imagine a campus with Montessori environments from 18 months through 18 years. Imagine living in a place where there is sunshine 280 days a year, but you can still see high mountains, snow-capped in the winter, when the children are outside working and playing. Imagine a school where staff members stay for 10, 20, 30 even 40 years, because they feel respected as professionals and it is simply a great place to work.

Montessori in Redlands is looking for an AMI Assistants to Infancy diploma holder to join our team as a Lead Toddler Teacher. A successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to Montessori philosophy and a passion for serving young children.

This opening is for a 10-month contracted position beginning August 9, 2021.

If this sounds like a place you would want to work, and you are ready to take the next step in your career, visit www.mir.org/about-mir/employment for position details.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and copy of your AMI Assistants to Infancy Diploma to hr@mir.org by February 1, 2021.

Oct 26, 2020

Head of School

Montessori Community School   Durham, NC, usa

Contact: maryseppala@gmail.com

Head of School for July 1, 2021

The Montessori Community School of Durham is a vibrant community of 220 students, 18 months to grade 8. An experienced and dedicated leader is sought to assume duties in July 2021.

Apply to Dr. Mary Seppala

Educators’ Collaborative

maryseppala@gmail.com (610)772-7625

Submit in a singled merged pdf:

EC Candidate Summary (request from Mary Seppala)

Letter of interest to the MCS Durham Search Committee

Resume

Statement of Leadership Philosophy

List of five references with e-mail and telephone contact

Oct 22, 2020

Montessori Children’s House Guide

Guidepost Montessori   Fairfax, VA, usa

Contact: talent@tohigherground.com

Join our team and lead your very own Children’s House classroom! We are looking for a Children’s House Guide to join our Guidepost Montessori community in Fairfax, Virginia.

In this role, you’ll create and lead a model classroom. You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique.

Straight out of training? We have an amazing team of AMI-trained Montessori Mentors who will be available to lead professional development, provide feedback, and help develop your skills even further.

Want to learn more about us?

www.guidepostmontessori.com

We’d love to talk to you if you:

Obtained a Montessori diploma

Earned a Bachelor’s Degree (any subject)

Are open to guiding your colleagues, and be guided by them in turn

Are eager to partner with parents on their child’s journey

Take pride in your work

Are friendly with error

Believe in the quote, “A goal without a plan is just a wish,”

Get energized and inspired by working with children!

Oct 1, 2020

Primary Lead Teacher, Toddler Lead Teacher, Administrative Assistant

Villa Di Maria Montessori School   Sugar Land, TX, usa

Contact: info@villadimariamontessori.com

Openings at all levels at the fast-growing Villa Di Maria Montessori School. Established in 2017, Villa Di Maria strives to provide an authentic Montessori education for ages 17 months – 7 years.
*Primary Lead Teacher
Full-time Lead Primary Teacher position available for immediate hire in Sugar Land, TX.
*Toddler Lead Teacher
Full-time Lead Toddler Teacher position available for immediate hire in Sugar Land, TX.
*Administrative Assistant
Full-time Administrative Assistant position available for immediate in Sugar Land, TX.

Please contact Villa Di Maria Montessori at 281-435-0018 or send resume to info@villadimariamontessori.com

Sep 28, 2020

Adolescent Guide

Guidepost Montessori and ATI   New York City, NY, usa

Contact: jgotcher@tohigherground.com

Our ideal candidate is a highly capable, experienced educator of middle school students, a curious and engaging community-builder and a thoughtful, kind human being. We’re looking for an innovative, intellectual mentor for our students who loves teaching and learning STEM. We are best suited for Montessorians who care deeply about adolescent development and are inspired to be a part of building a better holistic educational experience for adolescents.

Join our beautiful campus this semester!

Sep 24, 2020

Primary Guide

Montessori Institute of Broward   Davie, FL, usa

Contact: elizabeth@tlnschools.com

IMMEDIATE OPENING for Primary Guide for the 2020-2021 school year. Join our warm and committed community of families and staff in sunny South Florida! Centrally located (Ft. Lauderdale area) AMI-recognized school serving 18 months through age 12 for the past 14 years. Email your resume to Elizabeth@tlnschools.com. Ideal candidate holds AMI certificate and has a minimum of one-year experience in the age group.

Sep 14, 2020

Elementary Head Guide

Escuela Casita Montessori de Mayagüez   MAYAGUEZ, --, Puerto Rico

Contact: casita.montessori@gmail.com

Escuela Casita Montessori de Mayagüez has an opening for an Elementary Guide starting January, 2021.
The candidate should be formally trained in Montessori and have previous experience. Preferably, the candidate must be bilingual (Spanish and English), possess excellent communication skills, have an understanding of the Montessori philosophy, as well as an empathic, compassionate personality with a nurturing demeanor and a sense of humor.
Salary varies upon level of experience. Please send cover letter, resume and two professional references to Directress Emilie Viqueira, casita.montessori@gmail.com.
We are a 16 year old school with a Montessori Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Adolescent program. www.casitamontessori.org

Sep 14, 2020

Primary or Lower Elementary Assistant or Lead Teacher

Heart Montessori   Cincinnati, OH, usa

Contact: connect@heartmontessorischool.com

Heärt Montessori in Cincinnati, Ohio is interviewing Montessori trained and credentialed (AMS, AMI, MACTE) candidates for a full or part-time Primary or Lower Elementary teacher or assistant position. The ideal candidate has experience working in a Montessori classroom, has an interest or experience in growing food (permaculture/farm curriculum), has a mindfulness, meditation, or yoga practice, and believes in and practices a compassionate plant-based diet and lifestyle. The ability to work fluidly and enthusiastically as a team is essential as is the courage to grow personally and professionally so that the work environment may thrive.

Sep 14, 2020

Primary Guide

Wayland Montessori   Wayland, MA, usa

Contact: aman.waylandmontessori@gmail.com

We are looking for an experienced teacher to join our wonderful community here in Wayland. Our school has been part of the Wayland community since 1974 and have had children join our school from all over the world. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, nurturing and reliable. As a Montessori School we aim to support children’s curiosity, independence and confidence by following their interests and skill sets. Responsibilities would include guiding the children in the morning work and afternoon work cycle, parent communication, lesson planning, and preparing the classroom so it is ready for the next day. Please provide a cover letter and resume explaining your experience with young children and any other Montessori experience you have.

Job Types: Full-time 8:00am-4:30pm

Excellent pay and health benefits and retirement

Sep 8, 2020

Primary Guide – Private Home

Home School (enrolled at The Montessori Schools in NY)   Quogue (Long Island), NY, usa

Contact: lilyhayessalzberg@gmail.com

We’re a Covid Cautious family looking for a Primary guide to supplement our distance learning program in our Long Island home.

Our children (3, 4) are enrolled via e-learning at The Montessori School (AMI recognized) in NYC. They adore school and crave interacting with in-person teachers!

Our ideal candidate is passionate about teaching kids and also extremely covid cautious and willing to bundle up and work with our children outside (when reasonable!)

Sep 3, 2020

Primary Lead Guide

Montessori of Alameda   Portland, OR, usa

Contact: nhicks@endeavorschools.com
  • • Facilitate classroom activities.
    • Create engaging, age-appropriate lessons using provided curriculum.
    • Establish classroom management utilizing positive coaching.
    • Encourage and assist in positive social interactions.
    • Ensure safety and well-being of children at all times.

    Experience and Education:
    • Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field or equivalent professional experience preferred.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Prior experience with toddler age children.
    • Experience working in a certified child development center.
    • AMS or AMI Primary Montessori credentials required.
    • Specific requirements set by minimum state standards and/or accreditation.

Sep 3, 2020

Elementary Montessori Distance Learning Teacher

Lumin Education   Dallas, TX, usa

Contact: jobs@lumineducation.org

The Lower Elementary Distance Learning Lead Teacher will be on-site at our Lumin campus in the East Dallas neighborhood while their students will be learning remotely. This position requires an individual who is collaborative and thrives in working with their director and peers to implement a new program in a creative and consistent manner. Candidate must be skilled in using technology to teach such as Zoom, Lexia, and IXL Math.

To apply send cover letter and resume to jobs@lumineducation.org

The position is for the 2020-2021 school year and will include guiding Primary aged students (3-6 years), Lower Elementary students (6-9), and working closely with parents.

Responsibilities:
Conduct high-fidelity Montessori classes for children learning remotely, both Primary and
Observe and coach respectful interactions with children and demonstrate methods of positive discipline, redirection, structured choice, and healthy
Collaborate and work within guidelines established by Primary and Lower Elementary Teachers to support student development and create a program which aligns with the on-site learning program
Flexibility to meet students’ remote learning
Create and maintain the environment and implement the curriculum so as to:
Develop secure relationships with children and encourage trust and emotional security;
Provide opportunities to engage fully in learning at home;
Encourage self-awareness, autonomy, and self-expression;
Maintain close, frequent, and effective communication with parents, and encourage parents’ support of their children’s education while being aware of how remote learning can impact the household.
Skilled in using technology such as Zoom, Lexia, and IXL
Ability to educate parents and students on various platforms using their home
Train, direct, and supervise the classroom assistant to provide the best experience for the children
Maintain required records as required by the Texas Education Agency and Lumin
Provide two parent-teacher conferences per year for each
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Must be Montessori certified in Elementary, AMI preferred.
• Montessori certified in Primary a plus.
• Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
• Knowledge and experience in a Montessori classroom.
• Ability to work collaboratively with peers and director.
• Excellent skills in using technology to teach such as Zoom, Lexia, and IXL math.
• Strong time management and organizational ability with attention to detail.
• Respect for cultural, ethnic, socio-economic, and linguistic diversity.
• Ability to build relationships of trust and respect with Lumin staff, children, and parents.
• Experience working with ages 3 to 9 years.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
• Must be motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Must demonstrate a positive attitude.

Aug 31, 2020

Primary Montessori Teacher

Lincoln Elementary School   Denver, CO, usa

Contact: kimberlie_gonzales@dpsk12.org

This is your opportunity to bring Montessori to all in a well-established public Montessori school in Denver, Colorado! Lincoln Elementary seeks dedicated AMI or AMS Primary guides for the 2020-21 school year to deliver authentic Montessori practices and pedagogy. We value inclusive and trauma-informed practices to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for students and staff.

Requirements:
Current or (willingness to obtain) Colorado teacher certification from the Colorado Department of Education.
Bachelor’s degree
AMI/ AMS diploma
A minimum of 3 years of successful classroom experience.
Willingness to collaborate.
Strong communication with parents, students and staff.

Please visit us at https://lincoln.dpsk12.org/

Lincoln is one of five public Montessori schools in Denver Public Schools and is located in the beautiful Washington Park neighborhood. Established in 2003, the school serves a diverse population of students and families.

Interested candidates, please submit a resume and cover letter to Assistant Principal, Emily Clark at emily_clark@dpsk12.org.

Aug 31, 2020

Lead Primary Guide

Roots & Wings Montessori School   Hillsboro, OR, usa

Contact: rootswingsms@gmail.com

The Lead Primary Guide would be responsible for maintaining a calm Montessori environment, where children are engaged during the morning and afternoon work cycles. The guide would record journal observations of the children’s progress, and upload pictures of their work on Transparent Classroom. The guide would write a monthly News letter and also plan for parent-teacher conferences twice a year.

Should the Lead Guide have a few years of experience, then we would promote them to be the School Head Teacher.

Aug 24, 2020

Elementary Program Director

Childpeace Montessori   Portland, OR, usa

Contact: brittany@childpeace.org

Childpeace Montessori is seeking an Elementary Program Director to join our administration and lead our well-established Elementary Program teams beginning September 2020.

This is a year-round, salaried and exempt position working Monday through Friday, generally from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend hours. The wage range begins at $65,000 per year. This position is benefit-eligible (medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending, and more).

Our ideal candidate is an experienced Montessori professional with a bachelor’s degree and AMI Elementary Montessori Certification. They possess exceptional communication and organizational skills, and Montessori Elementary classroom experience as a lead guide. This position depends on refined skills as a team-player in a professional setting and can support a team toward program excellence through collaboration. The Elementary Program Director must demonstrate a positive and kind spirit to the important work of building relationships with students, families, and colleagues. We prioritize candidates who bring enthusiasm, adaptability, and who model a willingness to develop skills to meet the challenge of distance learning as we anticipate periods of quarantine-related closures or the need to support individually quarantined students. Candidates must be willing and able to work both on-campus and maintain a full-time schedule if a campus closure necessitates working from home.

This role is for someone who enjoys attending to many organizational tasks and working collaboratively with a stellar administrative team. The right person for this role thrives in describing Montessori as an ambassador with parents to help cultivate and sustain a strong parent/school partnership. This role gives logistical and scheduling support to 16 Elementary teaching and support staff within a larger school that serves students from Toddler Community through Middle School.

Interested applicants are invited to complete the Employment Form on our Employment page: https://childpeace.org/employment.html

Aug 20, 2020

Elementary Directress/Part-time Principal

Seton Academy   Villa Park, IL, usa

Contact: setonacademy@sbcglobal.net

Catholic Montessori School
Ready to Hire or Sponsor for Training!

What better way to evangelize than to spread the Good News to children! Seton Academy, a Catholic, Montessori school in Villa Park, Illinois, seeks an elementary Montessori teacher or a candidate to take training.

The position could be for a class of six to nine year old children, or a co-teacher for a six to twelve class depending on qualifications.

We are also seeking a part-time Principal. The Principal works under the Board of Directors to oversee operations, provide administrative and professional leadership for faculty and staff, and orchestrates external relations.

Located in a quiet neighborhood, Seton Academy boasts large, airy classrooms, dedicated parents and a pleasant work atmosphere. We have fun here! Montessori certificate required, or a willingness to be sponsored for training.

Please contact Sara Burch at 630.279.4101 or at setonacademy@sbcglobal.net
For more information see: https://www.setonmontessori.com/
Or call the number above.

Aug 20, 2020

Primary Lead Guide

Montessori of Alameda   Portland, OR, usa

Contact: brachi@endeavorschools.com

Montessori of Alameda is seeking certified lead guides (AMS or AMI) for our primary group. We are looking for energetic, compassionate educators who delight in marveling with children and introducing the world to them. At Montessori of Alameda we know the power of passionate educators when it comes to unleashing children’s potential.

Apply here:
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3142788

Aug 20, 2020

Middle School Science and Math Teacher/Guide

Montessori School of Maui   Maui, HI, usa

Contact: hr@momi.org

The Montessori School of Maui (MOMI) is accepting applications for an Adolescent Teacher/Guide with experience in Mathematics and Sciences instruction. This is for a potentially immediate hire. Looking to enhance our program currently in its 19th year, the ideal applicant will have worked with adolescents, hold a Bachelor’s degree at minimum, and will partner with the existing Guide to support growth of additional program elements that allow for greater diversity in choice and experience by the students. Montessori training in the Adolescent program and pedagogy is preferred. If not yet completed, the pursuit of Montessori training will be necessary. Increasing in size annually, the Middle School anticipates a student population of 20 – 22 students, ranging in age from 12 – 14 years, for the next academic year.

MOMI is an independent, non-profit school located on a beautiful 9-acre campus in upcountry Maui, Hawaii. Accredited by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, MOMI is committed to the principles of Montessori philosophy and Earth education. Our school offers a creative and supportive environment that integrates environmental literacy, ecology, and the arts with a rigorous academic program. To apply, send intent/resumes to hr@momi.org.

Aug 20, 2020

Montessori Consultant and Guide

Montessori Kids Universe   Henrico, VA, usa

Contact: admin.shortpump@mkuschools.com

Title: Montessori Consultant and Guide

Requirements: Must have a Montessori Diploma or Certification. Montessori experience is a plus!

Montessori Kids Universe is a newly established Montessori school. We currently have many passionate, skilled teachers who have limited Montessori experience. We are looking for someone to help us maintain an authentic Montessori experience and learn together!

We are a fun, team oriented child care center passionate about the Montessori approach. Help us meet our full potential and join our team as our Montessori Consultant!

Aug 17, 2020

Elementary Guide and Primary Guide

Hollister Montessori School   Hollister, CA, usa

Contact: dparga@hollistermontessori.com

Our small school is seeking an AMI Elementary guide and an AMI Primary guide for January 2021, to join our warm and supportive team and a wonderful community of families.

A successful candidate is a diploma holder or in training towards a diploma & is a friendly, responsible and child-loving person.

Contact Debbie Parga for further information. We look forward to hearing from you.

Aug 17, 2020

Lead Guide (Teacher)

Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School   Baltimore, MD, usa

Contact: allison@bmpcs.org

LEAD TEACHER (“GUIDE”) FOR UPPER ELEMENTARY (4th & 5th Grades)

Baltimore Montessori Public is a mission-driven school in the urban heart of Baltimore City’s Arts and Entertainment District. Founded in 2008, we serve a diverse and vibrant community of students aged 3 through 8th grade. Our school features an extensive Seed to Table program, a beautiful outdoor learning and play space, a recently rehabilitated historic building, a talented and dedicated staff, a supportive and visionary administration, a dynamic and engaged parent community, and fruitful partnerships with local universities and cultural centers. With a waitlist of over 1,400 students, Baltimore Montessori Public is Baltimore City’s only public Montessori school and the charter school with the highest demand.

We are currently inviting applications for a lead teacher (“guide”) for a mixed-age Upper Elementary (4th & 5th Grades) classroom.

The ideal candidate is a creative, energetic, and flexible lifelong learner who is committed to meeting the needs of every child in a collaborative and inclusive environment, and believes all children should have access to a high quality Montessori education. To be considered, candidates must possess Montessori certification and be eligible for or willing to work toward certification by the State of Maryland. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references for prompt consideration to Ms. Allison Shecter, Baltimore Montessori Public’s Founder and Director: allison@bmpcs.org.

Aug 13, 2020

Montessori Lead Teacher

The New Century School   Baltimore, MD, usa

Contact: employment@thenewcenturyschool.com

The New Century School is an independent, language-based preschool through middle school located in the Fells Point area of Baltimore. It is the goal of TNCS to provide a safe, warm, fun, nurturing, and highly creative environment that is also culturally and academically rich. The job of creating a stimulating and challenging atmosphere in which children can develop and learn is the shared responsibility of the administrators, teachers, and teacher assistants.
We are seeking an experienced, credentialed lead Montessori teacher for students in the Primary group (ages 3-5) for the 2020-21 school year with a minimum of 3 years experience in the classroom.
Responsibilities and duties include:
– Planning and implementing the Montessori curriculum through engaging presentations and lessons plans
– Creating and maintaining a positive and safe learning environment that will stimulate the students’ intellectual and creative growth
– Establishing and maintaining a record keeping system to track student progress
– Supervising and mentoring the classroom assistants and providing necessary instruction and training for those assisting in the classroom environment
– Promoting good communication among staff members and assistant teachers
– Maintaining open lines of communication with parents
– Being available to parents through written communication and conferences
– Educating parents on the Montessori philosophy
and other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should send their resume and a cover letter to employment@thenewcenturyschool.com with Montessori Lead Teacher in the subject line.

Aug 10, 2020

AMI Trained Guides

Pacific Rim International School   San Mateo, CA, usa

Contact: careers@printschool.org

Pacific Rim International School (PRINTS) is a unique, AMI-recognized, dual immersion Montessori school that offers two innovative tracks from the Nido to the Erdkinder: a Mandarin-English program and a Japanese-English program. Each environment has trained adults working together, each speaking and teaching in his/her mother tongue. At the heart of our programs is a shared passion for culture in all its variegated aspects and a commitment to meaningful education.

We are seeking AMI-trained guides to work with children at the Primary and Elementary levels. As a key feature of our programs is full immersion in either Mandarin-English, or Japanese-English, the guides should be native speakers of either Mandarin, Japanese, or English.

Our two campuses are located on both sides of the bustling San Francisco Bay: in the vibrant community of Emeryville in the East Bay and sunny San Mateo, south of San Francisco. Our emphasis on multiculturalism reflects the trademark cosmopolitan aspect of the larger San Francisco community.

If you are excited by our immersion model and international emphasis, please tell us about yourself and send your resume to careers@printschool.org

Please visit our website at www.pacificriminternationalschool.org for more information.

Aug 6, 2020

Casa full time float position/supply

Lyonsgate Montessori School   Hamilton, --, Canada

Contact: admin@lyonsgate.ca

We are looking for a wonderful individual to join our team/family.

The person must hold an A.M.I Casa level diploma. The job for this individual will be to be on hand for supply throughout the year for our 2 Casa classrooms and 1 toddler classroom. Responsibilities when not supplying will include (but not limited to) cleaning and disinfecting, recess and lunch supervision and material making.
Whenever in a classroom the individual will be outfitted with full PPE. The hours will be 8-5 Monday – Friday. The contract will be from August 31st 2020- June 30th 2021.

Aug 3, 2020

Early Childhood Education Director in Residence

City Garden Montessori School   St Louis, MO, usa

Contact: debra@citygardenschool.org

As City Garden Montessori School is seeking to hire an Early Childhood Education Director in Residence for our flagship campus at the start of our 2020-21 school year. From August 2020 to June 2021, this position will be part-time – approximately 20 hours per month. In July, 2021, the person in this role will transition into the permanent Early Childhood Education Director and will become full-time. The Early Childhood Education in Director in Residence (ECEDIR) will be instrumental in preparing for our Primary program to expand in the 2021-2022 school year.

The ECEDIR will take the lead in identifying and planning for academic and instructional capacity building and developing strategies to retain and strengthen City Garden’s culture and sense of community among a growing Primary staff and set of families. The ECEDIR will oversee hiring of new Primary staff for Fall, 2021, and will work closely with the Principal and the Chief Academic Officer to codify curriculum, systems and structures to support the growth of the program. The ECEDIR will also provide critical input to the facilities and operational needs to support the growth of the Primary program. The ECEDIR will contribute to a positive, trustworthy, and respectful climate amongst the Primary staff that has consistent expectations for all. The ECEDIR will build relationships, communicate proactively, and promote continual growth while maintaining a student-centered focus.

To see the full job description, go to https://www.citygardenschool.org/about/careers/.

Jul 30, 2020

Primary Montessori Coach

Lee Montessori Public Charter School   Washington, DC, usa

Contact: chitra@leemontessori.org

Lee Montessori Public Schools was founded in 2014 to challenge inequity and close the opportunity gap in Washington, DC. Today, we run two high-performing public charter schools that both represent racially and socioeconomically diverse communities.

Lee Montessori is seeking a full-time Primary Coach for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. The Coach is part of a team responsible for creating a community of reflective practitioners and ensuring fidelity of implementation of Montessori Primary for both children and adults. The Primary Coach will utilize the coaching method developed by National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector (NCMPS) and the American Montessori Institute (AMI) and will participate in ongoing professional development and collaboration activities annually. The Primary Montessori Coach will report to the Managing Director of Academics, coordinating on a day-to-day basis with Assistant Head of Schools (AHOS) supporting both our Brookland and East End campuses.

For the full job description and to apply, please visit: https://www.leemontessori.org/join-our-team-1

Jul 30, 2020

Lead Teacher for Early Childhood/Primary Classroom

Primary Montessori Day School   Rockville, MD, usa

Contact: aowen@primarymontessori.com

The Primary Montessori Day School in Rockville, Maryland is seeking a certified Primary level teacher/directress to teach a primary level class (ages 3-6).

Our school is located in a new building in North Potomac. It has been designed specifically for Montessori education. We have a wonderful and talented staff here, and are looking for someone who is kind, dedicated, good with parents, and a team player. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Please visit our website for more information.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree
Early Childhood Montessori Certification (3-6)

Compensation
Salary based on experience. Great benefits, 401k, etc.

Application Information

Please email your resume to aowen@primarymontessori.com and include some information about yourself/background.
Following a review of your resume, we will schedule an interview with the head of school.

We ask that you do not call – as we review resumes and do call-backs as required. Thank you!

Jul 23, 2020

0-3 Guide

Lyonsgate Montessori School   Hamilton, --, Canada

Contact: admin@lyonsgate.ca

We are looking for a 0-3 or 3-6 A.M.I or MACTE trained guide to join our school this September.
We are a small bilingual (french/ english) school with a 0-3 class, two 3-6 classes and a grade 1-6 elementary class.
The individual applying should be happy, courtious, professional and take the philosophy of Dr Maria Montessori seriously.
We run a school year from Sept- June with opportunities to run summer camps in the summer term.
We are taking COVID very seriously and are setting up to have cleaning and other protective measures in place for the school year. Apply by email.

Jul 23, 2020

Lead Primary Guide

Montessori Community School   Scotts Valley, CA, usa

Contact: madelynn@montessoricommunity.school

MCS is looking for an AMI trained Primary Lead to start in August. We are located in beautiful Santa Cruz County, 10 minutes from the beach, 5 from the redwoods and 20 to the Silicon Valley.

Jul 23, 2020

Primary Guide

Montessori Childrens House of Shady Oaks   Redding, CA, usa

Contact: mike.bekvt@gmail.com

Shady Oaks Montessori in beautiful Northern California is seeking an enthusiastic AMS/AMI lead guide to begin August 2020.
Established in 1986 Shady Oaks has toddler, primary and elementary programs and a strong reputation in our community.
We anticipate on-site learning.
New graduates welcome to apply. Excellent renumeration.
Come join our fantastic team!
Please email Michael for more information.

Jul 23, 2020

Lead Primary Guide

Sagebrush Montessori   Richland, WA, usa

Contact: admin@sagebrushmontessori.org

The Sagebrush Montessori community is seeking a primary guide to join our staff for the 2020-2021 school year. Established in 1996, Sagebrush is known for its excellent reputation as an authentic Montessori program with a diverse and supportive parent community. The Children’s House is located on a beautiful one-acre campus with a large outdoor environment including gardens and a playground. It is surrounded by a natural shrub-steppe park.

We welcome applications from both new and experienced guides with a passion for Montessori education. Preference is given to those with AMI training. To apply, send resume and cover letter to admin@sagebrushmontessori.org.

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