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Primary/Early Childhood Classroom Assistant ~ RENTON, WA, USA

POSTED ON DEC. 2, 2016

Come join our amazing BeLoved team! We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, reliable, and punctual individual with strong communication skills and a patient, warm, and nurturing spirit to join our 3 - 6 Team in a beautiful Montessori environment!

Job Title: Montessori Primary/Early Childhood Classroom Assistant

Work Schedule: Full-time (8 hours), M - F
School Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm

Job Description: Assists in the daily management and supervision of the classroom and children, as directed by the Head/Lead Teacher

Assists lead teacher in classroom management and instruction of children
Guides children during all activities as instructed by the lead teacher
Informs lead teacher when social or academic problems arise with children
Prepares provided instructional aids/materials for classroom activities
Ensures that appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of classroom is appropriately maintained
Assists children with meal times, clean-up, and nap/rest time
Assists with all center/classroom paperwork, e.g., daily notes, student accident reports, attendance reports
Attends and participates in staff meetings, center events and parent meetings as requested
Assists with preparation and implementation of classroom organization and schedule
Ensures that all classroom/outdoor equipment is in good working condition and is used/maintained properly
Accepts temporary work assignments in the event that regularly scheduled personnel are not available, e.g., takes responsibility for the class in case the lead teacher is absent

Meets requirements for enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care Central Background Registry (before employment start date)
Meets all state safety set training requirements for the position:
-Food Handler's (within the first 30 days of employment)
-Adult/Child CPR/First Aid (within the first 60 days of employment)
-Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (within the first 90 days of employment)

Qualifications:
Experience as a teacher or assistant teacher within the 3 to 6 age group in a certified Montessori school or certified child care facility
Montessori certifications preferred but not required
Knowledge of or willingness to learn Montessori principles and practices
Ability to communicate effectively with students and treat each child equally
Ability to develop and implement age appropriate curriculum and activities
Able to lift up to 50 lbs
Able to go from sitting to standing and back to sitting easily; able to move quickly
Able to change and be flexible with scheduling and filling in for absent staff

Application Instructions: Apply through email only; no phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Application Details: Please send resume and cover letter to kimber@belovedmontessori.com. We will contact candidates via e-mail to schedule an interview. Position will be filled as soon as the right person is found; we will keep all resumes on file for future positions.

Thank you,

Kimber Phillippo
Interim Director of BeLoved Montessori

School website: http://www.belovedmontessori.com


Primary Guide ~ Issaquah, WA, USA

POSTED ON DEC. 2, 2016

Trillium Montessori, is a new preschool located in Issaquah, accepting applications for Primary Lead teacher and after school teacher. We are seeking dedicated professionals who embrace Montessori values and methods to promote the unfolding of the child's true nature through motivation, independence, and respect.

The ideal candidates will have: Montessori Certification (required for the Primary Montessori teacher position); a basic knowledge and experience of Montessori philosophy, Child Care Basics or CDA or AA in Early Childhood Education, knowledge of child development, and at least two years’ experience working with young children in a group environment. Applicants should have or be able to complete upon hiring an up-to-date background check, recent TB test, current first aid and CPR card, current food handler's card, Blood borne Pathogens training, and be up- to-date or committing to complete annual STARS requirements within the first 6 months of hiring. 

To be considered, please submit your cover letter and resume to info@thetrillium.onmicrosoft.com

School website: http://thetrilliummontessori.net


Upper Elementary Guide ~ Renton, WA, USA

POSTED ON DEC. 2, 2016

Cedar River Montessori School in Renton, WA, on the outskirts of Seattle, seeks an experienced Upper Elementary Montessori Teacher for the 2017-18 school year. Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Montessori Elementary training from an accredited AMS or MACTE training center. We are willing to send an experienced 6-9 trained candidate for 9-12 training if it’s the right fit. Candidates must be organized, passionate, and respectful, with excellent communication skills and ability to think creatively. Familiarity and willingness to incorporate technology a plus, as is experience with environmental education. Must be a team player! Duties include lesson planning for group and individual, record keeping, completing progress reports, parent-teacher meetings, classroom management, coordination with classroom assistant, and implementing the Montessori philosophy. Ideally will be able to overlap for several weeks to a month with the current teacher before she retires at the end of the 2016-17 school year.

Submit resume with letter of interest to Erin Karnofski, Head of School, at misserin@cedarrivermontessori.org.

Cedar River Montessori is a private non-profit Montessori school established in 1981 and is located in Renton, WA, a suburb of Seattle. The school has three Early Childhood classrooms, two Lower Elementary classrooms, an Upper Elementary classroom, and a Middle School classroom. The campus has 12 acres in a beautiful natural setting, a pasture with farm animals, a garden, a creek, a pool, and an amazing community of staff and families. See the school website for more information.

School website: http://cedarrivermontessori.org


Multiple Positions ~ SEATTLE, WA, USA

POSTED ON DEC. 2, 2016

We are seeking Toddler Lead Guides and Primary Lead Guides for the 2017-2018 school year. Our schools are committed to providing classic, high-quality Montessori learning communities in an urban setting.

The first campus of The Montessori Schools, The Montessori at Flatiron, is located near the iconic Flatiron building and beautiful Madison Square Park. The school reflects the vibrant and international community that it serves.

The Montessori in SoHo is the second campus of The Montessori Schools in Manhattan. Housed in a custom-built facility in the heart of SoHo, the beautiful school includes indoor and outdoor play areas.

We provide a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Trained and experienced administration to support our staff. We are committed to providing ample professional development with three weeks before school starts and five additional days during the school year.

The ideal candidate is a lifelong learner who is joyful, warm and professional in their daily interactions with children, families and colleagues. Other requirements include an AMI diploma at either the Toddler or Children's House level, and a Bachelor's or Master's degree. Excellent writing skills and communication skills are also essential. To learn more visit our website at http://www.themontessorischools.org/ 

To apply for a position please send your resume and three references to employment@themontessori.org

School website: http://www.themontessorischools.org


LEAD Primary TEACHER ~ Denver, CO, USA

POSTED ON DEC. 2, 2016

Family Star is currently seeking a Montessori certified Lead Primary Teacher position in Denver CO. Family Star is a nationally recognized and unique program that implements an authentic and inclusive Montessori philosophy for ages 2 months to 6 years of age. It is one of the only programs in the US that offers authentic Montessori education to primarily low income and at-risk children.

Requirements: 
• Must have current Primary Montessori Diploma (or completion by Sept. 2017). 
• Associate Degree or higher degree in Early Childhood Education; or an Associate Degree in a related field with experience teaching pre-school age children. 
• Experience and commitment to working with children and families of diverse populations. 

This is a full-time, year-round position with excellent benefits including paid holidays, paid time off, health/dental coverage, 401K, plus training and education opportunities. 

Family Star is doing great work and Denver is a wonderful place to live (Rated #1 Place to Live – US News, 2016). We can discuss immediate opportunities and/or options in the future. Family Star will offer relocation assistance for candidates outside of Colorado. 

National Recruiting Solutions (Joanne Bennett) has been retained by Family Star to manage recruitment. To be considered, send your resume and cover letter to: joanneNRS@gmail.com or call Joanne at 720-690-5295


Lead Toddler Teacher ~ Seattle, WA, USA

POSTED ON Dec. 2, 2016

The University of Washington is opening a new Montessori Children's Center! The University of Washington Children's Center at Portage Bay will open January 3, 2017, and will be administered by Haggard Childcare Resources. We are still hiring for a Lead Toddler Teacher. Ideal candidates are people who are passionate about supporting children in their learning and development and are lifelong learners themselves. Energetic and creative teachers will find a beautiful new program where you will have the autonomy to run your own classroom while being supported by a well-established company.

General Qualifications:
-MACTE accredited Montessori teacher training for 0-3 year olds
-BA or AA in ECE or related field
-Minimum 2 years of classroom experience
-Ability and desire to work respectfully and compassionately in and with a diverse population
-A sense of humor and a sense of humility
-Ability to fulfill all Washington State Department of Early Learning requirements (negative TB test, pass a background check, etc.)

Full and part time schedules are available. We offer a competive salary range which varies dependent on experience and education. Our generous benefits package include considerable paid time off, continuing education scholarships, funds to attend conferences, medical/dental/vision benefits, matching retirement, discounted bus pass, etc.

Please consider joining us as we embark on this exciting adventure of starting a new program from the ground up! We are looking to hire the right person immediately with the teacher putting together their classrooms in December to be ready to open the doors on January 3, 2017! Hiring will be completed on a rolling basis.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and any questions to Nicole Siciliano at nicole@haggardchildcare.com.

School website: http://www.haggardchildcare.com


Toddler Guide ~ West Linn, OR, USA

POSTED ON NOV 29, 2016

BeLoved Montessori is currently accepting resumes for an experienced, Certified Lead Toddler Guide (Teacher). We are seeking an enthusiastic, reliable, and punctual individual with strong communication skills and a patient, warm, and nurturing presence to join our growing 0 - 3 Team!

BeLoved Montessori is a thriving school located in West Linn. BeLoved is a year-round school which serves children from 3 months to 6 years of age and their families. To learn more about our school and programs, please visit our website at belovedmontessori.com.

We offer caring administrative support competitive wages including PTO and paid holidays, professional development, a beautiful working environment, and the opportunity to work within a devoted community of Montessori educators.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to the address: kimber@belovedmontessori.com.

We look forward to hearing from you soon, as our need is immediate.

Full-time; competitive wage depending on experience, qualifications, and education.

No phone calls, please. Thank you!

School website: belovedmontessori.com


Primary/Early Childhood Lead Teacher ~ West Linn, OR, USA

POSTED ON NOV 29, 2016

BeLoved Montessori is currently accepting resumes for an experienced, AMI or AMS trained and certified Primary/Early Childhood Lead Teacher. We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, reliable, and punctual individual with strong communication skills and a patient, warm, and nurturing spirit to join our 3 - 6 Team!

Lead teachers should have an AMI or AMS diploma for the 3 - 6 age group and a four-year college degree. Good interpersonal skills are necessary. The teacher should have the ability to work not only with children but with parents and other staff members as well.

We offer our BeLoved lead teachers caring administrative support, above competitive wages including PTO, paid holidays and professional development, a beautiful working environment, and the opportunity to work among a devoted and passionate community of Montessori educators.

BeLoved Montessori is a thriving school located in West Linn. We are a year-round school serving over 100 children, from 3 months to 6 years of age, and their families. To learn more about our school and programs, please visit our website at www.belovedmontessori.com.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to the address: kimber@belovedmontessori.com.

Please, no phone calls or drop-ins.

We look forward to hearing from you soon, as this position starts as early as December 1st.

Thank you kindly!

School website: http://www.belovedmontessori.com


Lead Teachers (PreSchool Through Elementary) ~ Santa Fe, NM, USA

POSTED ON NOV 29, 2016

Desert Montessori is a modified Montessori School founded in 1979. We integrate the Montessori philosophy with research-based educational practices. Our students are active participants in academically rigorous classrooms. We honor individual learning styles while preparing students for future success.

We are seeking qualified and dedicated teachers to thoughtfully prepare engaging environments and guide children to learn at their own pace to reach their individual potential. Ideal candidates will be Montessori trained and committed to continuous professional growth. They will be organized, caring, and dedicated to the emotional and academic learning and growth of their students. Candidates should be strong communicators and able to work in a team environment.

Lead Teachers should have Montessori Training/Certification. Good interpersonal skills are necessary. They must be able to work not only with children but with parents and other staff members.

BA or Masters in Education preferred but not required.

Desert Montessori School serves students ages two through twelve (Preschool through Sixth Grade).

School website: http://www.desertmontessori.com


Multiple Positions - Toddler and Primary ~ Seattle, WA, USA

POSTED ON NOV 29, 2016

Teach in a culturally and spiritually rich environment! Located within three miles of downtown Seattle Washington, Kidus Montessori Early Childhood Development Center needs a full time and part time toddler (1-3 years old) teachers and a part time primary (3-5 years old) teacher. We are seeking persons dedicated to Dr. Montessori's philosophy, with a heart for, and a call to children. We are a non-denominational Christian Montessori school. Located in the Central/Capitol Hill area. We are a socially and culturally diverse community looking for people to share in our vision for the future, who are willing to grow as we grow. This is a full year and extended day program with twenty paid days off per year. Positions are available for substitutes, full-time, and part-time teachers for the 16-17 school years. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to kidusmontesorri@yahoo.com
Salaries are commensurate with experience and education

Dee Stephens
Head of School
Kidus Montessori
(206)720-0523


Multiple Positions ~ Stanley, Hong Kong

POSTED ON NOV 21, 2016

The International Montessori School in Hong Kong seeks 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.

For school information, please visit www.ims.edu.hk

We are seeking:

•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 unique Montessori learning opportunity in Hong Kong – Toddler through Upper Elementary at our Aldrich Bay, Mid-Levels, South Horizons and Stanley Campuses.

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: recruit@ims.edu.hk

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

School website: http://hr@ims.edu.hk


Primary Guide ~ Gresham, OR, USA

POSTED ON NOV 21, 2016

Located in beautiful Gresham, Oregon (conveniently off I-84), Little Genius Montessori is currently seeking a trained Primary Guide for the 2017-2018 school year to lead a growing Primary community. Position can begin as soon as January 2017. Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, be highly self-directed, be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and be willing to embrace a young Primary classroom. The Primary Guide will be responsible for providing a nurturing Montessori experience for children & families. This position is full-time with a competitive salary, benefits and paid vacation.

New teachers are welcome. E-mail letter of interest and resume to director@thebestlittlegeniusmontessori.com.

School website: http://www.TheBestLittleGeniusMontessori.com


Elementary Teacher, Toddler Teacher ~ Webster, NY, USA

POSTED ON NOV 17, 2016

Webster Montessori School has two openings. We are seeking a trained teacher to lead an established 6-12 Elementary classroom and a teacher to lead an established Toddler (ages 18 months to 3 years) classroom.
Our diverse school is located in a suburb of upstate Rochester, New York. We enjoy strong community support as we celebrate our first 50 years! Please visit our website to learn more. www.webstermontessori.org

Email resumes to principal@webstermontessori.org.

School website: http://webstermontessori.org


Lower Elementary Guide~ Charlotte, NC, USA

POSTED ON NOV 17, 2016

Omni Montessori School seeks an elementary guide to lead an established class of students aged 6-9 years. The preferred candidate will possess an elementary AMI diploma and is comfortable in a larger community. We seek nurturing, curious and self-motivated guides who are committed to creating classrooms that embody Dr. Montessori’s vision for cosmic education.

Qualifications:
• AMI Elementary diploma required
• Master’s degree a plus
• 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
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office required

Omni Montessori School offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision insurance, professional development funds, a retirement program with a yearly employer contribution and a tuition benefit.

Omni Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, nationality or ethnic origin with regard to hiring, admission or in the administration of any of its programs.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to: cindy.curry@omni-montessori.org.

Date Position Available: August 1, 2017
Position Reports to: Head of School
Position: Full-Time

School website: http://www.omni-montessori.org


Lower Elementary Co-Lead Guide~ Lakeland, FL, USA

POSTED ON NOV 17, 2016

Come join our dynamic, cutting edge AMS accredited, AdvancED/SACS accredited school! We are excited to recently become the first and only Montessori accredited public school in the nation for ages 3-15! All of our classrooms, age 3-15, are included in our Accredited School status through the American Montessori Society (AMS) and through AdvancED/SACS. We are committed to serving as a model public Montessori school to help fully implemented public Montessori education become a reality for more children across the nation. We are led by administrators that are committed to fully implemented Montessori, not by district staff that are unaware of the unique Montessori method. Conveniently located between Tampa and Orlando, Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College and offers a variety of arts and cultural opportunities. Our cost of living is very reasonable and beautiful beaches are an hour away! More information can be found on our website at http://lakelandmontessori.com/about-us/employment/.

We have a current opening for a Lower Elementary (grades 1, 2, and 3) Montessori lead teacher to start in August 2017. The starts at $41,000 annually (for zero years of experience) and goes up from there. We also offer $546 per month for health care expenses, excellent retirement, 10 days of paid leave, summers and holidays off (our calendar mirrors the local school district calendar).

Lakeland Montessori is expanding and adding classrooms! Our new elementary building will open in August 2018!

For initial consideration, please email your resume and Montessori diploma/certificate (if applicable) to jhill@lakelandmontessori.com.

All applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree.

If applicant does not already hold teacher certification from AMI, AMS, NCME, or a MACTE approved training program for Lower Elementary, Lakeland Montessori Schools will sponsor training to begin the summer before employment through a MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education) approved Montessori teacher training program. We have several options available for Montessori teacher training depending on your circumstances. For more information on what is involved in Montessori teacher training, please email the Co-Head of School, Josie Hill at jhill@lakelandmontessori.com.

School website: http://www.lakelandmontessori.com


Upper Elementary Co-Lead Teacher~ Salt Lake City, UT, USA

POSTED ON NOV 17, 2016

Montessori Community School of Salt Lake City seeks a full time co-lead Upper Elementary teacher for a classroom of approximately 22 children ages nine to twelve years. MCS has one Upper Elementary classroom and the teachers in the program will work closely together to plan and implement curriculum. An ideal candidate will be Montessori trained and certified for Upper Elementary (9-12 years).

We seek an imaginative, flexible and creative teacher who can effectively plan, problem solve and collaborate with a team of elementary teachers. The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles is required. We expect our staff to be involved and active in our school community, participating in the ongoing development and refinement of our school’s curriculum, policy and procedures. Confidence, professionalism, and a sense of humor are important characteristics. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with parents, students and staff. A strong respect for and love of children centered in an understanding of the Montessori philosophy are essential. We look for a long-term commitment to MCS.

This position is for the 2017 - 2018 Academic year, with planning beginning on August 14th. Salary is based on experience and background and includes a benefits package.

Montessori Community School opened in 1985 with a current enrollment of approximately 220 students, Toddlers through Sixth grade. We offer a uniquely authentic Montessori curriculum. Montessori Community School's mission is to provide a rich, individualized educational experience, which guides and nurtures the natural unfolding of the whole individual and inspires a lifetime love of learning and peace. Please see our website, www.mcsslc.com, for more information about our school.

For three years running, Utah has won top ranking in Forbes Magazine’s, “Best State for Business and Careers”. Due to a diverse economy with strong life sciences, information technology, aerospace/aviation, and other industry groups, favorable and sensible tax/regulatory environment, young and educated workforce, international trade, to a high quality of life enhanced by Utah’s many recreational aspects. Utah offers beautiful mountain ranges for skiing, hiking, and camping to breathtaking red rock formations and parks. In any season, enjoy gorgeous views, landscapes, and getaways. Where better place than Utah to discover, work, and recreate.

Resumes and Letters of Interest should be sent to info@mcsslc.com.


Primary Classroom Assistant~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON NOV 17, 2016

Childpeace Montessori is seeking a classroom assistant to join our preschool-kindergarten staff beginning November 30th, 2016. We are looking for candidates who love to be with 3- to 6-year-olds, who would joyfully support the Montessori-trained head teacher in preparing the classroom environment, and would encourage independence, concentration, and positive social skills under her direction.

Candidates must have experience working with this age group. A four-year degree and Step 9 or higher in the Oregon Registry are preferred. This is an hourly position working Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Wage range begins at $14/hour. Enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC) Central Background Registry (CBR) is required before hire.

Childpeace is located in urban NW Portland and easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Childpeace supports our faculty and staff with a competitive salary structure and benefits package, a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and an experienced, engaged working community of Montessori professionals.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing where you are in your life’s work and why you are interested in this position, resume, and two employment references (phone/email) to humanresources@childpeace.org. Please put Primary Assistant in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Childpeace Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, physical or mental ability, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws in the admission of otherwise qualified students or in the administration of its educational policies or programs, hiring, or employment practices.

School website: http://childpeace.org


A to I Guide, Elementary Guide~ Nashville, Tn, USA

POSTED ON NOV 15, 2016

 

The Montessori East School currently has one opening for an AMI A to I Trained (or in training) Guide for this school year and next. We also have one opening for an AMI Elementary Trained (or in training) Guide for the 2017-2018 school year.

LOCATED IN NASHVILLE, TN

We are committed to authentic AMI Montessori instruction and serve children from 12 months of age through sixth grade.

WE SEEK TO PROVIDE THE HIGHEST QUALITY EDUCATION TO ALL CHILDREN.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in joining a small, excellent Montessori school in East Nashville and are committed to and passionate about building an exceptional program, please contact our School Director, Faye E. Hunt, with your résumé and letter of experience: faye@monteastnash.com.

School website: http://www.monteastnash.com


3-6 Assistant Guide ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON NOV 15, 2016

Concordia Montessori is a small, 5-star rated program in NE Portland. We serve up to 16 students daily ages 30 months - 6 years. We are currently seeking applicants for a full-time assistant guide for second semester of the 2016-17 school year. Our small class size and intimate setting offer a wealth of possibilities. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to provide a framework of exploration for young minds and hands. Competitive salary and benefits available.

Mandatory requirements:

-Must have experience working with this age group, preferably in a Montessori setting
-Ability to foster a peaceful and engaging learning environment and a loving and
respectful community
-Must register with the CCD Central Background Registry
-Must have or obtain current CPR/First Aid training
-Must have or obtain current Oregon Food Handler's card
-Must have or obtain current Oregon RRCAN certification
-Must be able to provide at least 2 professional references

Preferred characteristics:

-AMS or AMI Montessori 3-6 training or assistant’s training
-Step 7 or higher on the Oregon Registry

Benefits include: a competitive salary, paid holidays, paid sick leave, personal time off, and liability, health, and alternative care insurances.

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, and references (or clarification questions) in response to this ad to: info@concordiamontessori.com

School website: http://www.concordiamontessori.com


Toddler, Primary, and Elementary Teachers ~ Stanley, Hong Kong

POSTED ON NOV 15, 2016

The International Montessori School in Hong Kong seeks 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.

For school information, please visit www.ims.edu.hk

We are seeking:

•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 unique Montessori learning opportunity in Hong Kong – Toddler through Upper Elementary at our Aldrich Bay, Mid-Levels, South Horizons and Stanley Campuses.

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: recruit@ims.edu.hk

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

School website: http://www.ims.edu.hk

 


3-6 Directress ~ Sydney, NSW 2209, Australia

POSTED ON NOV 15, 2016

We are looking for a full time experienced Directress for our Stage 1 (3-6yr olds). We are a traditional Montessori school that has been operating since 1983. The classroom has 25 children, with 2 assistants.
As a Christian school you would need to embrace our Christian philosophy and teaching.
We are happy to assist with Sponsorship for the right candidate.

School website: http://www.beverlyhillsmontessori.com


Part-Time Toddler Assistant ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON NOV 15, 2016

SunGarden Montessori is expanding its 35-year old Children's House program to include a small toddler community, and is seeking a part-time assistant to join our two other toddler staff in support a community of eight to ten 15-36 month-old children.

Hours are 8:00-3:30, Monday-Thursday. Salary is based on training and experience. Benefits include an annual professional development fund and paid days off. The program starts on November 28th and the position starts immediately.

Position Requirements for the role includes:
- Candidate must have understanding and experience working with children of this age, and previous Montessori classroom experience is preferred.
- Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
- Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is an AMI-recognized program that currently provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 2 ½ - 6. SunGarden has two classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment for the children, and a staff deeply committed to joyfully supporting the growth and individuality of every child.

Please submit letters of interest and resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton at yvette.sungarden@gmail.com. For more information about our school, please visit our website at www.sungardenmontessori.org.

School website: http://www.sungardenmontessori.org


Infant and Toddler and Early Childhood teachers, Head of School, Academic Director, CEO of Campuses ~ Shanghai, China

POSTED ON NOV 15, 2016

The Montessori School of Shanghai seeks talented, creative and enthusiastic English speaking Montessori trained Infant and Toddler and Early Childhood teachers who hold a Montessori credential from an AMS, AMI or MACTE accredited TEP or who have an interest to complete a Montessori teacher education sponsorship in Shanghai.
The following positions are currently open prior to the 2017-2018 academic year:
Infant & Toddler Teacher (1.5-3)
Early Childhood Teacher (3-6)

Montessori School of Shanghai is located on 4 beautifully designed campuses serving children from infancy through early elementary. The community is a internationally diverse and the Chinese culture is rich professionally and personally. This is a perfect place to share your talents with receptive parents, professional colleagues and inquisitive children.

Montessori School of Shanghai seeks school leaders who are self-starters, eager to provide quality assurance and professional development for teachers and staff. The following positions are currently open prior to the 2017-2018 academic year:
CEO of all Campus
Head of School
Academic Director

Minimum requirement for all positions:
* Bachelor degree or equivalent,
Montessori credential from an AMS, AMI or MACTE accredited TEP
Fluent in written and spoken English

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include housing, lunch, annual roundtrip ticket and medical insurance

Contact
Ann Wilson, International Montessori Talent Executive (US and Canada) ann.wilson@montessorisos.com
Michael Hei, Executive Director (Other regions) mhei@me.com

School website: http://www.montessorisos.com/mss-milestones


3-6 Guide ~ FOREST GLEN, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

POSTED ON NOV 9, 2016

Montessori International College is seeking a well-trained and experienced Early Years Guide for January 2017. 

Candidates would join a dynamic learning community. The College is situated on the Sunshine Coast, Australia and recently moved into a purpose built campus on 22 hectares. The College is entering an exciting phase in its expansion and is becoming a preferred workplace for Australian and international applicants. 

The ideal candidate is well-educated and well-versed in Montessori philosophy. AMI certification is prefered, though we believe that experience and temperament are equally important characteristics. Eligibility for teacher registration in Queensland is essential. The school will assist with visa application costs and procedures. Qualified candidates should forward their resume to the Assistant Principal via admin@montessori.qld.edu.au by close of business Friday, December 9, 2016.

A detailed role description is available upon request. Information about our school can be found by visiting our website at: www.montessori.qld.edu.au


6-9 Guide ~ FOREST GLEN, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

POSTED ON NOV 9, 2016

Montessori International College is seeking a well-trained and experienced Junior Primary (lower elementary) Guide to join existing faculty in late January 2017. 

MIC offers potential candidates an opportunity to join a dynamic learning community. The College is situated on the Sunshine Coast, Australia and recently moved into a purpose built campus on 22 hectares of land. The College is entering an exciting phase in its expansion and is becoming a preferred workplace for Australian and international applicants.

The ideal candidate is well-educated and well-versed in Montessori philosophy. AMI certification is prefered, though we believe that experience and temperament are equally important characteristics. Eligibility for teacher registration in Queensland is essential. The school will assist with visa application costs and procedures. Qualified candidates should forward their resume to the Assistant Principal via admin@montessori.qld.edu.au by close of business Friday, December 9, 2016.


A detailed role description is available upon request. Information about our school can be found by visiting our website at: www.montessori.qld.edu.au

 


9-12 Guide ~ Forest Glen, Queensland, AUstralia

POSTED ON NOV 9, 2016

Montessori International College is seeking a well trained and experienced Senior Primary (upper elementary) Guide to join existing faculty in late January 2017. 

MIC offers potential candidates an opportunity to join a dynamic learning community. The College is situated on the Sunshine Coast, Australia and recently moved into a purpose built campus on 22 hectares of land. The College is entering an exciting phase in its expansion and is becoming a preferred workplace for Australian and international applicants.

The ideal candidate is well-educated and well-versed in Montessori philosophy. AMI certification is prefered, though we believe that experience and temperament are equally important characteristics. Eligibility for teacher registration in Queensland is essential. The school will assist with visa application costs and procedures. Qualified candidates should forward their resume to the Assistant Principal via admin@montessori.qld.edu.au by close of business Friday, December 9, 2016.


A detailed role description is available upon request. Information about our school can be found by visiting our website at: www.montessori.qld.edu.au


Godly Play Teacher for Sunday Mornings ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON Nov 7, 2016

St. David's is an open and affirming progressive Episcopal Church in SE Portland. We are seeking a teacher for our Godly Play program. (ages 3-6ish) Godly Play is a Montessori based Sunday school curriculum. For more information please see http://www.godlyplay.org/

This would be approximately a two hour a week position, ideal for someone still in training.  Please email Rev. Kerlin Richter at kerlin@saintdavidpdx.org and let us know why you are interested in this position and a bit about yourself.

We also have a position open in our nursery for those who are interested in working with under 3's.

Thank you so much.


Montessori Guide ~ Boston, MA, USA

POSTED ON Nov 7, 2016

Forest Hills Montessori School is a small, private school in the historic city of Boston, MA. Our school is expanding and we are accepting applications for toddler and primary lead teachers. The head teacher will be on a team with two Montessori experienced assistant teachers. 

Teacher Qualifications: experience working with toddler/preschool aged children, certification in AMS/Montessori credential, a Bachelor’s Degree and CPR/First Aid training. Duties will include: Setting up, cleaning and maintaining the learning environment; Supervising children and attending to their physical and emotional safety; Observing children and guiding when needed with appropriate Montessori materials; Participating in all staff meetings and school-wide events; Maintaining positive relationships with teachers, parents and students; and maintaining a record keeping system. Benefits include competitive salary, paid holidays, paid school vacations, paid leave, medical and dental insurance, retirement, and FSA health account.  

Please send your resume to foresthillsmontessori@gmail.com
We are looking forward to having a new Montessori directress join our team!

School website: http://www.foresthillsmontessori.org


Primary and Elementary Montessori Teachers ~ Xiamen, China

POSTED ON Nov 7, 2016

We are International Sunshine Home, a bilingual Montessori-based school for kids ages 2-6 looking for amazing Primary and Elementary teachers. Salaries start at 11,000 yuan plus airfare, a moving stipend, a work visa, insurance and a re-sign bonus for a second annual contract. Lunch, snacks and coffee are free.

The qualities that we seek in our teachers are: professionalism, high energy, a positive attitude and a love of children. The work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

We provide a curriculum, an academic outline (in 3-week blocks) and various printable materials, though we expect qualified teachers to tailor their room to the strengths and preferences of the students.

The class size for all our classes is capped at 18 students, with two assistant teachers for each class. The student-teacher ratio is 6:1. Teachers are given a one-hour break and 3 hours of prep time per day.

The city of Xiamen is a subtropical island in the Taiwan Strait just off the coast of mainland China. Our summers are warm and our winters are cool but it never snows. The climate, the weather and the size of the city are similar to San Diego, California. Xiamen is often cited as one of China's most livable cities.

We are only able to hire teachers that are eligible for Z or work visas in the province of Fujian per the Board of Education. Montessori teachers must have the following: university degree, a Montessori diploma from a two-year licensed training institute and 2 years of formal teaching experience. Salary is dependent upon applicant’s experience and qualifications.

Email Address: chinasideconsultants@gmail.com


Toddler and Primary Lead Guides ~ SoHo New York, NY USA

POSTED ON Nov 7, 2016

We are seeking Toddler Lead Guides and Primary Lead Guides for the 2017-2018 school year. Our schools are committed to providing classic, high-quality Montessori learning communities in an urban setting.

The first campus of The Montessori Schools, The Montessori at Flatiron, is located near the iconic Flatiron building and beautiful Madison Square Park. The school reflects the vibrant and international community that it serves.

The Montessori in SoHo is the second campus of The Montessori Schools in Manhattan. Housed in a custom-built facility in the heart of SoHo, the beautiful school includes indoor and outdoor play areas.
We provide a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Trained and experienced administration to support our staff. We are committed to providing ample professional development with three weeks before school starts and five additional days during the school year.

The ideal candidate is a lifelong learner who is joyful, warm and professional in their daily interactions with children, families and colleagues. Other requirements include an AMI diploma at either the Toddler or Children's House level, and a Bachelor's or Master's degree. Excellent writing skills and communication skills are also essential. To learn more visit our website at http://www.themontessorischools.org/

To apply for a position please send your resume and three references to employment@themontessori.org


Toddler Class Lead Guide ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON Nov 3, 2016

The Montessori Children’s House (located just south of Downtown Portland on the river) is seeking applicants trained to serve as lead guide in Assistants to Infancy.

We have bright and beautiful classrooms, both toddler and primary level, a friendly staff, good enrollment, financial stability. We’re in a bustling new neighborhood with many urban amenities, noted for its international community. Buses, MAX, Portland Streetcar, and major bike routes converge in our neighborhood, making it a good commuter location.

We offer competitive pay, health insurance and professional development.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:
david@childrenshousepdx.com

School website: http://www.childrenshousepdx.com


Primary Assistants / Substitutes ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON Nov 3, 2016

The Montessori Children’s House (located just south of Downtown Portland on the river) is seeking applicants for a part-time classroom assistant. We also seek applicants for temporary work as SUBSTITUTE classroom staff.

We have bright and beautiful classrooms, both toddler and primary level, a friendly staff, good enrollment, financial stability. We’re in a bustling new neighborhood with many urban amenities, noted for its international community. Buses, MAX, Portland Streetcar, and major bike routes converge in our neighborhood, making it a good commuter location.

Candidates will be enrolled in Oregon's Central Background Registry and have trained in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid and RRCAN, or be prepared to do so in the near future. Experience with children and good references are required.

We offer competitive pay, health insurance and professional development.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:
david@childrenshousepdx.com


Spanish Teacher ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON Nov 3, 2016

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School and St. Francis Academy are seeking resumes and applications for a Spanish teacher.This position will become available March of 2017.
Please send your application and resume to:
Sister Therese Gutting, FSE, School Administrator
sistertheresegutting@fmes.org

School website: http://www.fmes.org


Lead Teacher ~ Bellevue, WA, USA

POSTED ON oct 28, 2016

Job Title: Montessori Teacher
Location: Bellevue, WA
Number of Positions Open: 1

Who may be considered:
-Preferred experience in multilingual, multicultural settings
-Preferred 1+ years experience.
-Strong communication skills, especially with children
-Must be dedicated to children and to education
-Must be able to work in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual environment
-Must be punctual
-Must be Montessori Certified
-Must have excellent classroom management skills

Job Description:
-Implement the Montessori curriculum. Give appropriate presentations and track the children's
progress
-Supervise the classroom assistant, substitutes, and parent volunteers. Provide necessary
instruction and training for those assisting in the classroom environment
-Promote good communication among staff members
-Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating conflict resolution
-Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents. Be available to parents
through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori
philosophy
-Participate in Parent Education Nights once or twice a year, as necessary
-Assess prospective children when they visit the school
-Provide first aid as needed and complete appropriate forms for parents
-Attend all faculty meetings and scheduled staff events
-Be a community leader, responsible for the school in the absence of an Administrator
-As needed, must be able and willing to help a child who had a bathroom accident clean up and
change clothes
-Be punctual
-Be willing and able to work in a multi-lingual, multi-ethnic environment

Compensation
-$21.00/Hr for the right candidate.
-Health, vision and dental insurance (75% paid)
-Vacation after one year
-Sick leave after one year

How to apply: Please reply with resume and cover letter/email explaining why you would like to be considered for this position.

Email Address: caroline@languagegardenllc.com

School website: http://www.languagegardenllc.com


Primary and Elementary Guides ~ Austin, TX, USA

POSTED ON oct 28, 2016

School in the Hills is growing! We have opened our second campus in River Place and we are seeking fun, loving, and passionate teachers with MACTE accredited certification at the Primary and Elementary levels to join our team! Fast paced, collaborative, team-based environment with opportunities for professional growth. Full benefits package and 401k, including paid vacation and sick time.

School in the Hills is a premier private school offering quality Montessori education in Austin, Texas. We are a collaborative, team-based community of passionate Montessorians serving children from 18 months through 3rd grade.

Using the Montessori philosophy as a true north, we prepare an environment that nurtures and inspires each of our unique students. Fostering a collaborative school community gives each child the opportunity to develop into a confident life-long learner.

Please send resumes to team@schoolinthehills.com or call 512.266.8180 for more information.

School website: http://www.schoolinthehills.com


Primary Guide ~ Seattle, WA, USA

POSTED ON oct 21, 2016

The University of Washington is opening a new Montessori Children's Center! The University of Washington Children's Center at Portage Bay will open January 3, 2017, and will be administered by Haggard Childcare Resources. We are still hiring for Lead Preschool Teachers. Ideal candidates are people who are passionate about supporting children in their learning and development and are lifelong learners themselves. Energetic and creative teachers will find a beautiful new program where you will have the autonomy to run your own classroom while being supported by a well-established company.

General Qualifications:
-MACTE accredited Montessori teacher training for 3-6 year olds
-BA or AA in ECE or related field
-Minimum 2 years of classroom experience
-Ability and desire to work respectfully and compassionately in and with a diverse population
-A sense of humor and a sense of humility
-Ability to fulfill all Washington State Department of Early Learning requirements (negative TB test, pass a background check, etc.)

Full and part time schedules are available. We offer a competive salary range which varies dependent on experience and education. Our generous benefits package include considerable paid time off, continuing education scholarships, funds to attend conferences, medical/dental/vision benefits, matching retirement, discounted bus pass, etc.

Please consider joining us as we embark on this exciting adventure of starting a new program from the ground up! We are looking to hire people in October and November with teachers putting together their classrooms in December to be ready to open the doors on January 3, 2017! Hiring will be completed on a rolling basis.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Nicole Siciliano at nicole@haggardchildcare.com.


Upper Elementary Lead Teacher ~ SouthPort, NC, USA

POSTED ON oct 21, 2016

L&L Montessori School is actively looking for an Upper Elementary Lead Teacher for their 4th-8th grade classroom to begin in the Fall of 2017. The class size varies from year to year between 10-18 students. The school is a small, private Montessori school that has been in operation for 27 years and is located in the coastal communities of Southport/Oak Island, NC.

Interested applicants must have their Upper Elementary Montessori certification. Please email resumes and cover letters to Lynette Watson's attention at landlmontessori@gmail.com.

School website: www.llmontessori.net


Substitutes ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON oct 21, 2016

Childpeace Montessori School is seeking experienced substitutes for our Children’s House, Toddler Community, Elementary, and Middle School programs.

Current enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC) Central Background Registry (CBR) and current CPR/First Aid and food handler certifications are required to work as a substitute in our Children’s House, Toddler Community, and Elementary aftercare programs. Substitutes working in Elementary and Middle school programs must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and be certified in CPR/First Aid and hold a current food handler certification. All Childpeace staff are required to attend a Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) class within 90 days of the date of hire.

Childpeace Montessori School is located in urban NW Portland and easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Childpeace is a program rooted in AMI standards, with a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a rich, working community of Montessori professionals. Childpeace supports our substitutes with a competitive salary structure and supportive and friendly staff.

Documented experience with children and excellent references are required.
Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter, resume, and two references to humanresources@childpeace.org. Please enter Childpeace Substitute in the subject line of your email.

This posting will close on Monday, October 31, 2016. No phone calls please.

Childpeace does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (sex), national origin, age, veteran status, employment status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

School website: www.childpeace.org


Classroom Assistant ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON oct 21, 2016

Portland Montessori Collaborative seeks creative, flexible and grounded person for a full-time Classroom Assistant position in our organization. We are a Montessori school for children ages three months through six years of age. Applicants without qualifying experience working with children under two will not be considered. 

This position is to start immediately.  This position involves working with children between three months and six years of age, working with many adults, cleaning, gardening, and assisting children with mealtimes, bathroom, and sleep.  This position requires an ability to be outside for up to 2+ hours a day in any weather.  Montessori experience not necessary, however a respect for children and what they can teach you is a requirement. Center based classroom experience is required. A sense of humor is non-negotiable.

Before starting this position, you must be enrolled in Central Background Registry, have a current Food Handler Card, be current in Infant/Child First Aid/CPR, and have taken RCAAN. You must have a step 7 or higher on the Oregon Registry to be eligible for the top end of the pay scale.

We encourage our staff to be open to changes within themselves, to learn daily and to be their authentic selves with the children. We view the role of teacher as a guide or collaborator with the children, the environment, and the other adults. We understand that learning happens all the time, and not just while the children are working with the Montessori materials. We view the role of all the adults in the environment as 'teacher'. Portland Montessori Collaborative (pdxMC) is deeply committed to environmental sustainability; we integrate conservation into our curriculum and practice. Ours is an all day year round Montessori program.

Please respond via email with a resume and a brief note about why this job may be a good fit for you.

 

Medical/Dental/PTO/Vacation after 90 days

Stipend for Professional Development

Please, no phone calls about this position.

Contact: mercedes@pdxmc.org

 


Lead Montessori Guides - Infant and Primary ~ Denver, CO, USA

POSTED ON oct 21, 2016

Family Star is currently seeking Montessori certified Lead Teachers (Primary and Infant). Family Star is based in Denver CO. It is one of the only programs in the US that offers authentic Montessori education to primarily low income and at-risk children, and it has been selected as one of four exemplary early education programs in the US to be studied for the purposes of replication. Family Star is committed to early childhood education in an inclusive environment of ethnic and economic diversity. As an Early Head Start/Head Start program, we are able to fulfill our mission of ensuring that the children who can benefit the most have access to the best program.

Family Star will offer relocation assistance for candidates outside of Colorado. 

TO APPLY:
Family Star has retained National Recruiting Solutions to manage recruitment for these important positions. To learn more about Family Star and/or apply, send a resume and cover letter to: Joanne Bennett, joanneNRS@gmail.com.