JOB BOARD

Montessori Northwest provides employment listings as a service to our community. We welcome job postings from all Montessori affiliations.

Important disclaimer: we do not endorse any employer or position listed here. Applicants are responsible for their own research about each school or position. Montessori Northwest is not responsible for the quality of any applicant hired for any position. Job postings will be removed after approximately 30 days.

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primary GUIDE ~ gresham, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 27, 2015

Little Genius Montessori is located in Gresham, OR; we believe tomorrow’s future is the hands of today’s children. We are currently seeking a full-time Primary teacher; position open immediately. Prior Montessori classroom experience is highly preferred, however not necessary. Successful candidates will be required to enroll in the Oregon Central Background Registry, have a current CPR/First Aid Card, current Oregon Food Handlers card, and Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect certificate. We are looking for someone with strong classroom management skills, personable and flexible.

www.TheBestLittleGeniusMontessori.com

 


elementary guide ~ duluth, minnesota, usa

POSTED ON JANUARY 27, 2015

The Montessori School of Duluth is accepting applications from experienced candidates for the Elementary Guide position starting in Fall 2015. Our non-profit school is in its 34th year and is located in Duluth’s beautiful Hunter’s Park neighborhood. We have two well-established primary classrooms and a robust elementary classroom.

Duluth is a charming and affordable, family-friendly community with outdoor adventure opportunities year-round. Outdoor Magazine readers voted Duluth The Best Outdoor Town in America for its interconnected urban hiking trails, abundant green space, creeks and rivers, and in-town downhill and cross-country skiing.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:
AMI Elementary Diploma
Experience as a Lead Teacher
BA or BS degree

The salary range is competitive. The lead teacher will be part of the process of hiring an assistant.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Joel Young, Head of School at:

info@montessoriduluthmn.org

www.montessoriduluthmn.org


head preschool & Kindergarten Teacher ~ san francisco, california, usa

POSTED ON JANUARY 27, 2015

Head Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher  
(For ages 3 through 6 years) 
Starts August 17, 2015

Overview of Head Preschool & K Teacher Position
The San Francisco School seeks a Preschool/Kindergarten Head Teacher to inspire students with a multicultural, unbiased and meaningful curriculum. The San Francisco School Preschool is a Montessori based, three-year program founded on the ideals of teaching self-reliance, responsibility, and learning through experience.  

The Head Teacher works as a member of a team including one other Head Teacher and 3 Teachers with 37 children spanning 3 age groups (3 year olds, 4 year olds and kindergarten). The Head Teacher shares full responsibility for the classroom with the Co-Head teacher; plans and manages the classroom environment; works with children on academic, social and emotional growth; tracks and maintains records for each child; provides for communication with parents; trains and supervises teachers and assistants; and participates in the admissions process. The Head Teacher also works in cooperation with all San Francisco School teachers to offer a comprehensive educational program that attends to the developmental needs of children, from preschool through Middle School. All teachers also come together on a regular basis to examine student work, discuss best teaching practices, and hone professional skills. 

Qualifications sought
We seek a talented early childhood educator who can nurture and inspire children. Cultural competence and the ability to work collaboratively in a teaching team are essential. Candidates must be knowledgeable about the Montessori approach and other current methodologies, have successful preschool or kindergarten teaching experience, and exhibit excellent communication skills. Candidates should be student-centered, practiced in differentiated instruction and skilled at attending to the development of the whole child. Early childhood education training is required. A teaching credential or a related MA degree and three years of successful work as a teacher are recommended.  

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 
• Montessori trained preferred
• Early Childhood Education core credits
• Multicultural literacy
• Sensitivity to the needs of individual children with differing learning styles
• Understanding of developmental needs of 3 through 6 year olds
• Enjoy working with young children
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• Supportive and cooperative approach desired
• Initiative, responsibility, adaptability, creativity, and flexibility 
• Bilingual and/or Spanish proficiency is a plus
• Successful experience working collaboratively as a team member

Hours: Monday through Friday, full time, with afternoon or evening meetings for teacher team building, committees, parent education, and assessments occurring one to several times a month.

Overview of School
The San Francisco School is an independent school, pre-K through eighth grade, with a commitment to a multicultural and inclusive community. Suitably characterized by one parent as an “urban school with a village atmosphere,” The School embraces San Francisco’s ethnic, cultural, and economic diversity. Our progressive approach to education encourages children to develop self-reliance, solid academic skills, creativity, and a commitment to social justice. Students learn to think like disciplinarians in a field, consider big and central ideas, and can find and develop their own passions. They graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, and eager for the challenges ahead. 

Interested candidates may apply by sending a resume, cover letter, three references, and how you became aware of this position to: 

The San Francisco School 
Attn: PS Head Teacher Position 
300 Gaven Street, SF, CA 94134  
e-mail: jobs@sfschool.org 
Check out our website: www.sfschool.org 

The San Francisco School is committed to increasing staff diversity, both to reflect the high value SFS places on a multicultural understanding, and for the direct benefit of each student.

www.sfschool.org


LEad PRIMARY, lower Elementary, & Upper elementary GUIDEs ~ hong kong, hong kong

POSTED ON JANUARY 23, 2015

The International Montessori School in Hong Kong needs additional Directors/Directresses to help expand our Toddler, Casa dei Bambini and Elementary (Lower and Upper) programs. We are a committed Montessori School, and need excellent guides as we grow from our current base of 800 children between the ages of 2 to 12 years on four campuses.

We are seeking:
• Montessori Curriculum Directors/Directresses to support Principal and faculty
•Toddler Directors/Directresses  
•Casa dei Bambini Directors/Directresses  
•Elementary Directors/Directresses

IMS offers fully equipped classrooms, a superb teaching environment, a strongly supportive parent community, and a chance to help support the development of the much needed and unique Montessori learning opportunity in Hong Kong – Toddler through Upper Elementary.

Live and work in one of the most diverse, dynamic and exciting cities in the world, where the official language is English. Attractive salary and benefits.
AMI certified 0-3, 3-6 and/or 6-12 Montessori teachers with college degree preferred.

Send your details attention:anne.sawyer@ims.edu.hk 
FAX: 852-3006-2950

Tin Hau, Mid-Levels, South Horizons and Stanley Campuses

Operated by The International Montessori Education Foundation, a registered Hong Kong Charity.

www.montessori.edu.hk/


principal ~ cambridge, MAssachusetts, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 22, 2015

The Tobin Montessori School is an accredited public Montessori school that is free to residents of Cambridge. Founded on the method of education flowing from Dr. Maria Montessori’s observations of children’s learning, the school’s spacious classrooms are fully supplied with specially designed materials, manipulatives and equipment that enable children to work independently. Montessori classrooms are divided into three learning communities: Children’s House (ages 3-6), Lower Elementary (ages 6-9), and Upper Elementary (ages 9-11). In addition to academics, children learn how to become responsible members of the school community. Self-respect, respect for others, respect for the environment, compassion, and cooperation are key elements that exist and are modeled throughout the school. The school’s curriculum is complemented by CitySprouts, a local initiative that provides school gardens where children can cultivate, observe, write, sketch, and harvest.

Cambridge, Massachusetts is a vibrant, diverse, urban community with a strong commitment to investing in our public schools. Rich in racial, ethnic, linguistic, and socio-economic diversity, the Cambridge Public Schools are committed to the twin goals of academic excellence and social justice for all students. Students experience themselves as citizens of the world, thanks to welcoming classrooms, special cultural celebrations, and varied options for language study over the course of their education experience. Our community partners –ranging from grassroots community centers, to world class universities such as Harvard, MIT, and Lesley University, to a burgeoning biotechnology and high tech innovation district add depth to the offerings and opportunities available to CPS students, faculty, and school leaders.

Responsibilities:
The Tobin Montessori School Principal reports directly to the Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education and is responsible for providing educational leadership of the school; providing for the safety and well-being of students; selecting, hiring, and evaluating staff in accordance with system policies; preparing and administering the school budget; and overseeing school and building operations and activities.

Responsibilities include:  

• Develop a culture of high standards and caring for all students educational growth and social development while closing the achievement gap. 
• Lead and assume responsibility for the implementation of the School Improvement Plan.
• Support and engage teachers, students and parent/caregivers in the teaching and learning process and the Montessori method.
• Model the role of adult as learner, and advocate for community building through shared decision-making.
• Ensure that staff, instructional practices, programs and curricula are effective.
• Demonstrate support and commitment to appreciation of racial, cultural, ethnic, and linguistic diversity, as well as students with learning differences.
• Serve as mentor to staff and students through support and supervision.
• Initiate technologies responsive to a wide range of learning styles.
• Maintain and expand effective communications with parents and work with the school community as a whole to support the involvement of families in the educational progress of their children.
• Develop effective alliances with community, higher education, business, government and other partners.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications:
A visionary and passionate educational leader with a commitment to and experience in Montessori education; experience in staff supervision and evaluation, as well as budget development and administration; excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; ability to support teaching staff regarding the Montessori method and provide on-going professional development. Previous teaching and leadership experience in a Montessori school.

Minimum Requirements:
Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with graduate courses in school leadership and administration. A minimum of five (5) years teaching/administrative experience in an accredited Montessori school. Montessori Certification and Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Licensure/Certification: Principal PreK – 6. 

Salary: $120,289 - $132,121
Work Year: 210 days

PS# 0018

Application Procedure:
Apply on the Cambridge Public Schools website at www.cpsd.us by clicking on Careers.


AMI Primary guide ~ duluth, minnesota, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 20, 2015

The School: Many Rivers Montessori opened its doors in September of 2014 on Duluth’s hillside. Duluth is a beautiful City of many creeks and rivers, a fitting metaphor for our environment and school: many rivers provide many options and opportunities for growth and learning.

The Opportunity: How often does one get an opportunity to help build something new? To be empowered to craft a truly exceptional learning environment? To collaborate with other passionate AMI-certified teachers and parents in a nurturing environment for both teachers and children?

Our Mission: Many Rivers Montessori is a learning environment that strives to foster independent, academically prepared and socially responsible citizens who will be lifelong learners and problem solvers. We provide an ideal learning environment that focuses on the whole child during each stage of development from toddlerhood through adolescence – the benefits of which last a lifetime. 

Our City: The Many Rivers Board of Trustees is as proud of our City as we are of our Mission. Duluth is a nationally recognized outdoor recreation hub and cultural center. Boasting hundreds of miles of hiking, skiing, and biking trails all with spectacular vistas of Lake Superior, three alpine ski hills and a lifetime’s worth of water sports from paddling to sailing, Duluth’s quality of life is vast. Additionally, Duluth is the home of world-class cultural and academic institutions like the Minnesota Ballet, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Duluth Playhouse, Homegrown Music Festival, Blues Fest, U of M-Duluth, and St. Scholastica. 

Ideal Candidate: We are seeking a Primary Guide to start a third Primary classroom and help anchor our growing Primary program for the medium term. AMI certification is required, with 1-2 year plus experience preferred. We will consider new graduates as well. Other qualities include strong communications skills with all stakeholders, a demonstration of nurturing and managing a supportive and organized learning environment, and a can-do, get-it-done spirit.

Apply: Review of applications begins immediately. Please send your resume to hiring@manyriversmontessori.org. Find out more at www.manyriversmontessori.org. Let’s build something great together!

www.manyriversmontessori.org


volunteer board member ~ vancouver, washington, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 14, 2015

Cascadia School is looking for new members for our volunteer Board of Directors from the community who have expertise in Montessori education, finance, marketing, HR, and/or business. Located in the heart of Vancouver, Washington, Cascadia School provides a unique educational environment where children learn, play, and grow through a curriculum designed to build confidence and self-esteem. We serve children grades 1st-8th from all areas of southwest Washington and Portland, Oregon.

Vision and Mission: 
Our vision is to provide child-centered education that promotes self-discipline, confidence, collaboration citizenship, and a lasting love of learning in a safe, supportive community. Our mission is to aid the development of the whole child through the Montessori philosophy. For more information, please see Cascadia’s website at http://cascadiaschool.org.

Position
The Board supports the work of Cascadia School and provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance. Day-to-day operations are led by Cascadia’s Administrator and the Board-Administration relationship is a partnership. Our Board culture is hands-on and active and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Board responsibilities require each Board Member to participate in leadership, governance, oversight and fundraising.  

Qualifications
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Cascadia’s mission. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:
• Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, Montessori, or the nonprofit sector.
• A commitment to and understanding of Cascadia’s beneficiaries, preferably based on experience, 
• Saavy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals, 
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for imporving the lives of Cascadia’s students. 

Cascadia Board Members consider Cascadia a philanthropic priority. Cascadia expects to have 100% of the Board Members make an annual contribution, attend the annual auction and other fundraising events, and be active to support our School. Board Members are asked to serve on a committee. In addition to regular Board meetings, Board Members are also expected to attend one Board retreat.  

Service on Cascadia’s Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support and reasonable preapproved costs related to Board Members’ duties. We protect our officers with D&O liability insurance which covers non-negligent breaches of "duty" in the event of any actual or alleged error, misstatement, omission, or misleading statement.

Board terms/participation
Cascadia’s Board Members will serve a three-year term and be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. We currently meet the second Tuesday of each month at 6:15 pm at the school and have at least one training session and/or retreat planned each year. Eventually, we plan to hold Board meetings quarterly – committee meetings are held in coordination with full Board meetings.

If you are interested in the position, please contact Board President Marie Tabata-Callerame at 360-210-5819 or aikotabcal@hotmail.com.

www.cascadiaschool.org


passionate teacher ~ thousand oaks, california, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 12, 2015

We are looking for a co-teacher or teacher assistant for our morning program. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Kelly at: kelly@rootsandwingspreschool.com

Roots & Wings Preschool (www.rootsandwingspreschool.com) is a leading preschool program that has been in Thousand Oaks for 25 years. The program promotes critical thinking and creativity through long-term projects and other child-centered developmentally appropriate experiences. We follow the latest child development research and implement it here in our program, including reggio-inspired art studio and light/reflection center, Montessori inspired classroom learning centers and full outdoor classroom.

www.rootsandwingspreschool.com


A-i Toddler Guide ~ BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 12, 2015

The Eastside Montessori School is seeking an A-I trained toddler guide to start a toddler program in Kirkland - a city just 20 minutes outside of Seattle, WA. Two years experience and familiarity with Washington state licensing requirements a must.  

Employment to start asap.

Interested candidates please contact Christine at: employment@eastsidemontessorischool.com

www.eastsidemontessorischool.com


ami primary guide ~ bellevue, washington, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 12, 2015

The Eastside Montessori School, a beautiful little Montessori School located just a walk from downtown Bellevue and 20 minutes outside of Seattle, is searching for an experienced primary guide. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include 401K, paid trainings and memberships. 

Our school is diverse and our family’s committed to authentic Montessori. We seek an applicant committed to natural child development, to professional and personal growth, and to the highest standards of AMI Montessori education.

Employment to start June 2015 or sooner.

Interested candidates please contact Christine at: employment@eastsidemontessorischool.com

www.eastsidemontessorischool.com


lead PRIMARY TEACHER ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 12, 2015

Sunnyside Mennonite Montessori School is actively recruiting for a Lead Montessori Teacher for the 2015 – 2016 school year. Your application should include a cover letter, resume and 3 references (2 professional and one personal). For a full job description and a history and philosophy of our school go to our website http://www.smmspdx.com. Submit applications to gail@manickam.net.

www.smmspdx.com


nido, infant community & primary teachers ~ san mateo, california, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 9, 2015

Pacific Rim International School (PRINTS) is seeking graduates or students currently majoring in Education, Early Childhood Education or Linguistics who are also native speakers of Japanese or Mandarin Chinese, and is offering to sponsor them to take the Montessori Assistants-to-Infancy training (http://www.amiusa.org/). This training is vital for the positions in our infant and primary programs, which involve working with children from birth to 6 years, and interacting with them in the candidate’s native language. These positions are very unique and rarely available; they are an opportunity to be part of a very special educational program. 

PRINTS is a pioneering Montessori (AMI-recognized), dual immersion school that offers two exciting and innovative tracks from birth to High-School level: a Chinese-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.

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 have an enthusiasm for early infancy, multiculturalism, and what the Montessori Method can offer, please tell us about yourself and send your resume to prints_sm@pacificriminternationalschool.org

www.pacificriminternationalschool.org/


HEad of School ~ billings, montana, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 9, 2015

Grace Montessori Academy of Billings Montana, is seeking a skilled and dynamic leader to serve as Head of School. See www.gmamt.org/headsearch for full posting.

The ideal candidate will be a Montessori-trained educational and administrative leader, dedicated to fostering a positive and collaborative school community with a passionate commitment to the authentic Montessori philosophy and methods. This leader will be an excellent communicator and a skilled decision-maker, possess strong business acumen, and will partner with the Board of Directors to implement a strategic plan and long-term vision for the school.

START DATE: July 1, 2015

www.gmamt.org/headsearch


primary assistant ~ portland, oregon, usa

POSTED ON JANUARY 8, 2015

Montessori Children's House is seeking a Montessori-trained person for a full-time position as Assistant in an established All-Day Montessori primary classroom. The position would begin soon.

The Montessori Children's House is a small preschool and toddler program located on the park in Portland's South Waterfront neighborhood (near OHSU’s growing new campus.) Our staff is a congenial team of hardworking and talented people, and you can become a member of that team. Public transportation is excellent here, as is bicycle access. The neighborhood and our school community are both very diverse. Our recently-expanded facility is attractive, well equipped, and was designed expressly for this purpose.

Please email a resume and cover letter to:  info@childrenshousepdx.com
or call David at 503-360-1179.

www.childrenshousepdx.org


LEAD GUIDE 0-3 & 3-6 ~ tirana, albania

POSTED ON JANUARY 8, 2015

The International Montessori School of Albania is expanding and is hiring a certified 0-3 and a 3-6 Casa teacher beginning in the 2015-2016 school year. International Montessori School of Albania (IMSA), founded in 2008, is the first and only Montessori School in Albania. The school serves children from 9 months to 5 years old. It is our goal to foster a love of learning and to educate children to be caring, socially responsible citizens in their community and the world.

IMSA seeks to educate the whole child, applying the Montessori philosophy, in an internationally-oriented environment. The philosophy is based on the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952) whose holistic vision of education focuses on the cognitive, social, emotional and physical needs of the child. For Dr. Montessori, and for IMSA, education at an early age is preparation for life.

Montessori trained international staff provides the best quality teaching according to the Montessori philosophy and methodology. The entire Montessori curriculum and activities are provided in English. The International Montessori School of Albania encourages independent, self-directed learning for life in a child-centered international community valuing peace, respect for others and pride in individual differences.

Requirements:
· Montessori certified (AMS, AMI, or MCI preferred)
· Holding a bachelor’s degree or higher
· Native English speaker
· 2 or more years of experience strongly preferred

Compensation Package
· Competitive Salary
· Paid holidays
· Private Accommodations (within walking distance of the school)
· Working and Residency Visa
· Flight to Albania
· Opportunities for career advancement in a growing and thriving school


If you are interested, please send a cover letter and CV to tori.virlee@montessori.al

www.montessori.al


Primary & Elementary Lead Guide ~ washington, d.c., USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 8, 2015

Waterfront Academy is seeking candidates with the following qualifications:
• Possess certification in Montessori education in Primary, Elementary and/or Adolescent
Studies (AMI preferred, will consider AMS)
• Meet OSSE requirements to work in a child development center (click here to view),
preferred
• Native speaker of English OR Spanish
• Proficiency in second language (English OR Spanish), preferred
• Possess the ability to collaborate with to maintain the Montessori Curriculum and develop
students’ bilingualism and bi-literacy
• Work with students of various abilities, including those with various exceptionalities
• Work in a multicultural, bilingual environment
• Meet health requirements, including immunizations and a complete TB test screening
• Submit necessary documents for completed personnel file, including three references,
diplomas, transcripts, fingerprinting and clearance forms
Essential Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to the following:
• Be responsible for the welfare, safety and educational achievements of students
• Collaborate with others to deliver the curriculum, promote the learning of the Catechesis of
the Good Shepherd, plan instruction and special activities and supervise field trips
• Maintain and manage a positive learning environment
• Teach across content areas in target language and develop Montessori materials for the
targeted language and all areas of the classroom
• Maintain records of children’s progress
• Participate in meetings, trainings and/or planning cooperatives
• Participate in parent conferences and meetings throughout the school year, communicate
with parents in accordance with school policy, and promote school’s mission, objectives and
growth
• Understand the school’s mission and objectives and comply with policies
• Meet with Head of School to develop solutions for any parent, staff, or school-related
challenges, as needed
• Partake in teacher evaluation process, including formal and informal observations conducted
by Head of School, AMI, AMS, Archdiocese of Washington, AIMS, OSSE, and parents and
prospective parents
• Be available to assist with support duties

waterfrontacademy.org


montessori head teachers ~ california & New york, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 6, 2015

LePort Schools is seeking an AMI-trained Montessori teacher for guides in all levels. If you have a passion for the Montessori philosophy, and take pride in creating and sustaining the highest-quality educational environment, this position is for you.

LePort Schools, founded over a decade ago, is an exciting and growing company of private schools in Southern California, San Francisco, and, soon, Brooklyn. LePort has a reputation for offering top-quality Montessori and private school education to children 3 months old through 8th grade. We teach over 1000 students at our thirteen beautiful, state-of-the-art campuses.

LePort offers competitive salaries and a friendly working environment, in addition to health insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, great paid holidays, generous childcare discount, and the most passionate, collegial team of educators you will ever have the pleasure to work with.
Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for running a Montessori classroom of infants (3mos-18mos), toddlers (18mos - 3yrs) or primary students (3yrs-6yrs), assisted by at least one Assistant Teacher. Typical classroom size is for the Nido environment is 10-12 children and 24 students for the Primary classroom.

The position requires a special love of the classroom age range and understanding of this developmental period.We hire experienced Nido, Toddler, Primary, and Lower Elementary Montessori Guides who have completed one of the intensive training programs offered internationally by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), the gold standard in Montessori training. We look for positive-minded individuals whose joy pervades the classroom, and whose boundless enthusiasm inspires their colleagues. If you have Montessori training other than AMI, we would still like to talk with you. Sometimes we sponsor applicants for AMI training; sometimes we have other positions that require Montessori training.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates should possess:

- A bachelor's or master’s degree in early childhood education or related field of study
- AMI Assistants to Infancy ("A to I"), Primary or Elementary Montessori diploma
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience with the classroom age group
- New York State Teacher Certification or equivalent certification preferred (for NY roles)

www.LePortSchools.com/Careers/


erdkinder adolescent teacher ~ ferndale, Washington, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 6, 2015

Seeking adolescent teacher for dream Erdkinder project! Pioneer Meadows Montessori School, a thriving Montessori primary and elementary school near Bellingham, Washington, is launching a land-based, residential adolescent program in fall of 2015.  

The ideal candidate would be a graduate of the AMI/NAMTA Orientation to Adolescent Studies and an AMI-trained elementary diploma holder with experience at both levels. We seek a Montessori generalist comfortable in all subjects for our initial start-up of about 15 students in 7th and 8th grades. Students with deep and authentic Montessori backgrounds will make up the majority of our students. Staff of PMMS include a graduate of the Orientation and AMI elementary diploma holder (Reed Braden) with adolescent and elementary experience, and an AMI elementary trainer-in-training (Ellen Lebitz), also trained and experienced in primary, for your support and collaboration.  

Initially the adolescents will have available a 35-acre property with boarding facility, bed & breakfast in operation, heated greenhouse and farm equipment, gardens and orchards, pasture and animal facilities, forest and trails and a salmon stream. Our unique situation allows for student boarding to begin immediately! We have plans to grow the program through high school and expand the property usage to 55 acres with 30,000+ sf of buildings. The property is located in a rural area about 15-20 minutes from the fun and livable city of Bellingham, 45 minutes from Vancouver, Canada and 90 minutes from Seattle.  

If interested, please contact us at ellen@pioneermeadowsschool.com or call: (360) 778-3681.

www.pioneermeadowsschool.com


substitute classroom assistants ~ ferndale, WASHINGTON, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 6, 2015

Pioneer Meadows Montessori School, located on five beautiful acres in Ferndale, WA, is seeking Classroom Assistant Subs to assist in all of our classrooms on an as-needed basis. Our students range in age from 3 to 11. Preschool experience or early childhood education desired. This job is perfect for a someone with a flexible schedule who enjoys children and who is interested in learning more about and being a part of Montessori education. 

Responsibilities include providing or assisting with care of the classroom environment, as well as the care of children. Requirements for this position include a WA State Food Handler's Permit and clean background check. Position pays $10 to start. Please email a cover letter, resume to kim@pioneermeadowsschool.com.

www.pioneermeadowsschool.com


elementary guide ~ san mateo, califronia, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 6, 2015

Centennial Montessori School is a passionate community of children, staff, and parents. We are AMI recognized and located 20 miles south of San Francisco. We currently have a wonderful AMI Elementary teacher who will need to leave unexpectedly at the end of January. We are really excited to welcome a new AMI-trained Elementary teacher. Ideally we would like someone who can commit to the position for three to five years minimum. This is not a temporary position. We are looking for someone who is confident, enthusiastic, compassionate, and inspired to teach the Cosmic Curriculum faithfully and with great passion. The ideal candidate would also have prior teaching experience and be willing to take on the challenges and joys of this age group.

Salary is competitive and we offer health and dental insurance, and a matching 401 K program.

Please send a resume and cover letter to kristi@centennialmontessori.org.


lower elementary homeschool teacher ~ newport, rhode island, USA

POSTED ON JANUARY 5, 2015

Our family is seeking a Mandarin-speaking Montessori-trained (or in-training) teacher who can homeschool our three children, ages 6, 6, and 5. The children are fluent in Mandarin and have been enrolled in a Montessori school for several years. An ideal candidate is a native Mandarin speaker with experience in Children’s House or Lower Elementary programs. Experienced driver preferred. Candidate must be authorized to work in the US.

Position is part- or full-time in our Rhode Island home. Dates of employment are approximately Aug 2015 to June 2016. Candidate must be able to commit to the entire school year. 

We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, as well as flexible hours, health insurance, and paid time off. Live in or live out. We look forward to working with a creative, energetic teacher eager to apply Montessori methods in a Mandarin-immersion homeschool environment.

Email personal statement, resume, and references to mandgee.family@gmail.com.


substitute guides & Program assistants ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON january 5, 2015

The Portland Montessori School

Desired profile for this position is someone with experience in a Montessori classroom. Calm and peaceful personality with ability to guide children through action and affirmative words is required. Typical duties of this position involve substituting when regular staff is absent. Understanding of Montessori principles, college coursework in ECE, an open-mind and sense of humor and experience working with children desired. Second language a plus. Available immediately.

Please email your resume and cover letter to employment@portlandmontessori.org and include the position which you are applying for in the subject line.

www.portlandmontessori.org