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Lower Elementary Assistant Guide, Portland, OR

June 18, 2019

Childpeace Montessori School is seeking a candidate to fulfill a unique need within our Elementary program. The Lower Elementary Assistant Guide is a newly created role designed to fulfill an unusual staffing need for the 2019-2020 school year.

The Assistant Guide will offer mentorship and practice teacher supervision to our newly promoted Lead Guide who will have completed two-thirds of the AMI Elementary Training and public school certification requirements as of September 2019. The Assistant Guide role will allow the Lead Guide to complete practice teaching requirements without missing an extended amount of time in the classroom. The Assistant Guide will also perform the duties of a Classroom Assistant, such as supporting children’s individual follow-up work and practical life activities, alongside this mentorship and supervision.

Our ideal candidate will have Montessori training and at least three years of lead experience at the 6-12 level. Our candidate will also have a current public school teaching license from any US State. The candidate will bring a flexible and supportive attitude to a unique role. The ability to provide positive support through the different parts of the day and to effectively partner with a variety of colleagues is essential.

This is an hourly, non-exempt position working 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and occasional extra hours for meetings and the spring camping trip. The wage range begins at $25.00 per hour and is dependent on experience.

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, including medical, dental, over 25 paid days off per year, and professional development funds. We are a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well-equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a rich, 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, your resume, and two employment references (phone/email) to humanresources@childpeace.org. Please put “Elementary Assistant Guide” in the subject line of your email. 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.


Part-time Assistant Primary Teacher, Portland, OR

June 13, 2019

Sunnyside Mennonite Montessori School (SMMS) is hiring an Assistant Teacher for our program starting in August 2019. We provide high quality, affordable Montessori education to children ages 3 – 6. Located in the Hawthorne neighborhood, SMMS is a program of Portland Mennonite Church (PMC). SMMS is a single classroom program with up to 20 students, operating 4 mornings per week during the school year.

The Assistant Teacher is responsible for supporting key aspects of school operations and is integral to fulfilling the mission and vision of the school. Working with a Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher ensures that children receive an educational experience steeped in the methods and philosophies of Maria Montessori that demonstrates love, patience and respect for all children. Curriculum and activities are designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth. The Assistant Teacher models appropriate manners and behaviors and encourages the children to be independent. Methods of conflict resolution are taught and practiced with an emphasis on understanding others points of view.

This is a part-time, hourly position. Pay is commensurate with education and experience. For a full job description, send an inquiry to smmsapplications@gmail.com. Posting to close June 30, 2019.


English-Speaking Primary Teacher, Brooklyn, NY

June 13, 2019

Ms. Lam Montessori, a Bilingual Mandarin-English Montessori school, is looking for a native English-speaking teacher starting immediately.

This is a unique position. Since our classrooms are led by Mandarin-speaking teachers, we are looking for someone whose primary responsibility will be to provide a variety of rigorous and engaging English lessons for our children across a few different classrooms.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Holds an AMI 3-6 license

  • Is passionate about the English Language and Culture

  • Can create interesting and engaging lessons to help support the child’s interest in reading and writing

  • Can create lesson plans to tailor the needs of individual child

  • A team player committed to professional and personal growth

  • Takes ownership of working towards children’s progress

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation and health benefits

  • 4-weeks paid vacation in the summer

  • Ongoing training and development

  • A warm, cohesive team of teachers/assistants and a AMI 0-6 trained Director committed to creating an outstanding working environment

Ms. Lam Montessori is located in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, NY a prime and popular neighborhood filled with lots of cafes, restaurants, parks, and trendy boutiques!

To find out more information about our school, please visit: www.mslammontessori.com

To join our outstanding team and share in our vision, please submit a cover letter and a resume to stephanie@mslammontessori.com


A-I Lead Guide, Vienna, VA

June 13, 2019

Fiore Montessori School seeks an AMI trained Assistant to Infancy Lead Guide for our full day toddler environment serving children ages 16 to 36 months.

We are an AMI recognized school with a charming home-like environment indoors, a lovely outdoor work area off the toddler classroom as well as a separate entrance for our toddlers. We are also proud of the naturally constructed toddler yard and walkways which have been beautifully landscaped to inspire movement and exploration.

Our school currently enrolls up to 99 students and recently expanded to include the elementary level.

Fiore is convenient to Washington, DC, located across the street from beautiful Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna and less than a mile from Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits to our faculty and staff. Fiore is also open to sponsoring the right candidate for training or to complete training.

Please send your resume and a cover letter of interest to admin@fioremontessori.com.


Classroom Assistant Positions, portland, or

June 13, 2019

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is searching for a Full Time Toddler Classroom Assistant and a Full Time Primary Classroom Assistant to join our community.

Assistant positions are full time, hourly positions with a schedule of M-F from 7:30am-4:00pm. Primary duties lie in supporting and maintaining the classroom environment, facilitating opportunities for independence and peace among the children and supporting the classroom Guide in her endeavors to cultivate a culture of stewardship, respect & growth. Wages are dependent on experience and training. Benefits include an annual $350 professional development fund, a monthly health stipend and paid days off.

Position Requirements:

  • At least one year previous classroom experience (experience in Montessori education preferred)

  • Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry

  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Certificate of Completion, Food Handlers Certification, Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety Completion

Additional Qualifications:

  • Compassion, patience & flexibility

  • Collaborative nature

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi task

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to share with young children activities such as movement/music, cooking, gardening, arts/crafts

  • Initiative and care for keeping environments clean and orderly

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is a 39 year old AMI recognized Montessori program that provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 15 months-6 years. SunGarden has one toddler classroom, two primary classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment and a staff deeply committed to joyfully supporting the growth and individuality of every child. Come join a community where staff are respected and empowered in their work and encouraged to collaborate in the continued development of a very special school.

Please submit your letter of interest and your current resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton, via email at yvette@sungardenmontessori.org. For more information about SunGarden, please visit our website at www.sungardenmontessori.org


Summer Work & Substitute Positions Available, portland, or

June 13, 2019

Are you a recent MNW graduate looking for summer work? SunGarden Montessori Children's House is hiring support staff for part-time summer work in staffing our eight week summer session and is additionally seeking substitutes to work both during the summer and the upcoming school year.

Position Requirements:

Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is a 39 year old AMI recognized Montessori program in West Linn, OR that provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 15 months-6 years. SunGarden has one toddler classroom, two primary classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment and a staff deeply committed to joyfully supporting the growth and individuality of every child.

Come get direct classroom experience in an established, committed Montessori school. Compensation is hourly and is dependent upon experience. Interested parties are invited to send a letter of interest and a current resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton via email at yvette@sungardenmontessori.org. To learn more about SunGarden, please visit www.sungardenmontessori.org


Lead Guide, Public Montessori, Portland, OR

June 13, 2019

The Ivy School is hiring Lead Teachers for the 2019-2020 school year. The Ivy School is an innovative tuition-free Public Montessori Charter School in Northeast Portland, Oregon. The Ivy School is committed to educational equity and Peace Education and integrates Anti-Bias, Anti-Racism education into the Montessori classroom with ongoing lessons in social justice, respect and responsibility.

Lead Teacher salaries at The Ivy School range from $37,130 to $48,880 based on education and experience and according to The Ivy School salary schedule. The Ivy School offers fully paid medical and dental benefits packages a fun and supportive work environment, coaching and mentoring, and a great community of students, families, and colleagues.

Lead Teacher requirements include:

  • Montessori training Teacher Standards and Practices (TSPC) issued Oregon Teaching License (or the ability to acquire an Oregon teaching license within 60 days of hire).

  • OR Eligibility for TSPC Charter Registry as a Teacher and commits to completing the required ORELA testing and proof of educational qualifications within 60 days of hire.

Completion of the FBI Criminal History fingerprint and background clearance is required before the first day of school in September. For more information about TSPC Teacher License and Charter Registry http://www.oregon.gov/tspc/Pages/first-time-license.aspx Completion of the FBI Criminal History fingerprint and background clearance is required before the first day of school in September. Also required of all applicants is a signed disclosure release authorizing former employers to release all information related to any substantiated reports of child abuse, sexual conduct under ORS 339.370, or crimes listed in ORS 342.143, including all related documents.

Teaching at The Ivy School requires flexibility and willingness to individualize instruction for every learner. Lead Teachers and Assistants work collaboratively with teaching teams across grade levels. Ivy School teachers and assistants are required to adapt and work collaboratively with other teachers trained in various Montessori schools of teacher education. As a public school we are required to meet all expectations for public schools in Oregon, including teaching Common Core State Standards and participating in annual state testing. Ivy School teachers are expected to fully support all public school requirements in the context of the Montessori teaching method.

Qualified applicants should apply with a letter of interest and resume to hiring@theivyschool.org. Only applicants who meet requirements will be contacted.

Every student of The Ivy School will be given equal educational opportunities regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, disability and marital status. The Ivy School may not limit student admission based on ethnicity, national origin, race, religion, disability, gender, income level, proficiency in English language or athletic ability, but may limit admission to students within a given age group or grade level.

Learn more about The Ivy School at https://www.theivyschool.org/


Lower Elementary Classroom Guide, Portland, OR

June 11, 2019

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School is seeking a Lower Elementary Classroom Guide for the 2019-2020 school year. The Franciscan Montessori Earth School was established in 1977, and is currently home to 300 students from Children’s House through Adolescence. Situated on a beautiful 10-acre campus in Southeast Portland, Oregon, the school is near a wide variety of both urban and natural opportunities. Please send you resume to: sistertheresegutting@fmes.org.


Lower Elementary Montessori Co-Teacher, San Francisco, CA

June 11, 2019

Mission Montessori is San Francisco’s only private Montessori elementary school, offering an authentic Montessori education in mixed-age classrooms for elementary aged children. We are expanding this August and we’re looking for an enthusiastic educator to join our team as a Montessori Elementary Co-teacher.

Our team is passionate, attentive, and dedicated to nourishing children's natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

Requirements:

  • A passion for working with children

  • A bachelor's degree

  • Montessori diploma for elementary age group (or working towards diploma)

  • At least two years of elementary classroom teaching experience

  • Strong organizational and written skills

ABOUT MISSION MONTESSORI

At Mission Montessori, our goal is to provide high quality Montessori programs serving children from infancy through 8th grade. We offer competitive wages and benefits including vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, professional development, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.

To learn more and apply: https://www.missionmontessori.org/join-our-team


ASSISTANT to INFANCY Lead Guide, San Francisco, CA

June 11, 2019

Cole Valley Montessori provides an authentic Montessori education for children in San Francisco. We are a two classroom neighborhood school, opening our doors in early 2020. We are seeking to hire a full time highly qualified founding guide to establish our toddler community. Being a part of our inaugural program, you will have the opportunity to set up a brand new classroom environment! With the support of an assistant teacher you will be in charge of a classroom of 12 children between the ages of 18 months and 3 years old. You will also be responsible for supporting parents and providing ongoing communication about their children’s school experience.

You are a great candidate if you:

  • Are excited by the possibility of joining and building a new community from the ground up!

  • Hold an AMI Diploma at the A to I level

  • Have 3+ years of classroom experience with children between 18 months - 3 years old

  • Possess 12 ECE Credits

  • Have a passion for Montessori Education and excellence in communicating the philosophy to others

  • Love to support parents and families

  • Are organized and well spoken

  • Are authorized to work in the US

We offer a higher than market salary and benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), paid vacation and major holidays, professional development opportunities, and tuition discounts. Relocation expenses may be covered for the right candidate.

Start date is between late fall/January 2020.

Apply at https://colevalleymontessori.com/careers

OR email the Director at masha@colevalleymontessori.com

Looking forward to talking to you and determining if we are a good match!


AMI Primary Teacher, Vancouver,WA

June 11, 2019

Skinner Elementary Montessori School is seeking an AMI Primary Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The classroom is established and has a complete set of Montessori equipment except for Practical life. Teachers are responsible for setting up their Practical Life area the way they prefer.

We are looking for a creative, dynamic and enthusiastic individual, dedicated to the Montessori principles and standards. Successful candidates will:

  • Possess an AMI Primary Certification

  • Have at least 2 years of experience heading a Primary Montessori classroom

  • Embody the values of the Montessori philosophy at all times

  • Display a strong work ethic, a genuine desire to collaborate with colleagues and parents

  • Possess a steadfast sense of professionalism

Attractive salary and a matching 401-K, with a highly supportive administrative staff.

Salary is commensurate with education and the number of years heading up classrooms full-time.

Please send a resume, cover letter, AMI certification, references and 2 previous employers to office @ skinnermontessori.com.

For more information about our school, visit our website at www.skinnermontessori.com

No religious affiliation Non-profit charitable 501 ( c ) (3) school


Lead Primary (3-6) Teacher, China

June 11, 2019

Etonkids Educational Group is looking for Montessori-certified teachers to lead classrooms at its international (English-speaking) preschool campuses in Beijing and other major cities in China. The Lead Montessori Teacher has primary responsibility for preparing, running and leading the classroom teaching team, under the supervision of the campus Principal. His/her primary role is to guide and direct student’s activities in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach his/her full potential in key developmental areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set-up and maintain an ordered and clean Montessori classroom environment

  • Prepare Montessori and other teaching materials and activities using the Montessori method.

  • Plan, organize, and lead daily a Montessori 2 ½ to 3-hour work period for multiple ages of children, 2 ½ to 6.

  • Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum including creating and giving appropriate presentations.

  • Lead the classroom teaching team including supervising teaching assistants and special instructors (e.g. art, music) who interact with children in the classroom.

  • Maintain up-to-date records of the academic and developmental progress of each child.

  • Coordinate communication between the school and parents, keep parents well-informed about their child’s progress, and maintain a good working relationship with parents.

  • Provide ongoing training, guidance and support in the use of the Montessori curriculum and teaching materials.

  • Establish and oversee classroom policies and procedures and the administration of the classroom, including classroom budget, inventory and supplies, reporting and record-keeping.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

  • International Montessori certification (a MACTE accredited institution of Montessori teacher education preferred)

  • At least 2 years teaching experience after receiving Montessori teacher certification

  • English fluency

  • Passport holder from UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa

  • Desire to work in China for at least one year

Salary & Benefits:

  • Monthly salary: $3,400 - $4,300 USD (RMB 23,000 – 30,000) (depending upon experience & location)

  • Flight allowance for travel to China from your home country

  • Health insurance

  • Sponsored work visa

  • 25 days paid holiday

  • Full scholarship ($10,000) towards a Masters in Education from the University of Leicester (an online course while you work with a 3-year commitment)

  • Full tuition for dependent children to attend Etonkids

About Etonkids:

Etonkids Educational Group is a collaborative of experts in the fields of education, research and school management established by alumni of Harvard and Northwestern universities, with representatives of international Montessori organizations. Etonkids is a pioneer in the field of international early childhood education in China, with top-rated Montessori preschool campuses located in cities throughout China and serving children ages 0-6 years old. Etonkids approach emphasizes early exposure to English and it offers both international (English-only) as well as bilingual (English-Chinese) classrooms.

Email resume and cover letter to sunguoping@etonkids.com or visit http://en.etonkids.com for more details.


Primary Lead Teacher, San Anselmo, CA

June 6, 2019

San Anselmo Montessori School is hiring!

The Montessori teachers at San Anselmo Montessori School help direct student activities academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach their fullest potential in these developmental areas, in accordance with Montessori philosophy and procedures for the age group in which the AMS/AMI diploma is held. The teacher is also responsible for promoting the mission of the school and maintaining the operation of the classroom in accordance with State of California Licensing. The Montessori teacher performs his/her services under the direction and supervision of the Head of School.

Qualifications:

Lead teachers have AMS/AMI diplomas for the 3-6 level. Good interpersonal skills are necessary. The teacher should have an open attitude toward all children, parent and other staff members as well. Being a team player is critical in the success of your teaching at SAMS.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparation of the classroom environment, materials and equipment; ensures that all materials are in good repair and all sets complete. Develops and makes materials when needed

  • Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum. Give appropriate presentations and establish a record keeping system to track the children’s progress

  • Supervise the classroom assistant, aide, interns, 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 and Grace and Courtesy lessons

  • Stay within classroom budget every year

  • Supervise and run Early Care

  • Staff Meeting note taking

  • 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. Responds to parents in a timely manner

  • Plan and host Parent Education events twice a year

  • Order facility and snack supplies

  • Assist in the planning and maintenance of the outdoor environment

  • Assess prospective children when they visit the school

  • Provide first aid as needed and complete appropriate forms for parents

  • Participate in regular evaluation process through an annual self-evaluation towards goals set by you in conjunction with the Head of School

  • Participate in Professional development annually

  • Attend all faculty meetings and scheduled staff events

  • Be a community leader, responsible for the school in the absence of the Head of School

  • Adhere to the guideline as established in the employee handbook and all school polices

  • Create and implement a fundraising project annually

  • Substitute whenever needed

  • Develop a newsletter article every two months informing parents about the goings on in each classroom

  • Prepare and facilitate parent teacher conferences

  • Communicate with Head of School whenever needed

  • Responsible in maintaining the bulletin board

These responsibilities are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for the position.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Full time exempt position with excellent salary

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • 403B Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, and Professional Development

Must be authorized to work in the United States

Please send resume and cover letter to michele@samontessori.com


Upper Elementary Teacher, Concord, CA

June 6, 2019

Since 1973, the Concordia School has welcomed children ages 2-12 to a warm, Montessori community in Concord, CA. We are a private, established, AMS-affiliated school with staff and families who support and learn from each other. Many of our staff have been here 20+ years! We are seeking an Upper Elementary teacher to join us on our journey. Ideally, we would like someone to start August 2019, to spend the next year working with our retiring teacher for a smooth transition, before taking over in August 2020.

Qualifications:

  • AMS or AMI Credential; 6-12 preferred. Would consider 6-9 credential with appropriate experience and commitment to take 9-12 training.

  • Thoughtful, life-long learner with a passion for Montessori education.

  • Creative; motivated to encourage curiosity and independence in children.

  • Enjoys working with 9-12-year-olds with respect, acceptance, humor and love.

  • Strives to communicate clearly with children, parents and co-workers.

For more information please email a cover letter and resume to: 2learn@concordiaschool.com with “Elementary Job Opening” in the subject line.

We look forward to meeting you!


Montessori Infant Lead Teacher, San Francisco, CA

June 6, 2019

Mission Montessori is hiring an AMI-trained Lead Infant Guide to join our educational team.  Our ideal teacher is experienced guiding infants as young as 12 weeks in a Montessori environment.

At Mission Montessori, we are a community of passionate and professional educators.  Our infant environments are spacious and beautiful, filled with lots of natural light, and Nienhuis Montessori materials. Check out a video and pictures of our classrooms!

Does this sound like you? Please apply: https://www.missionmontessori.org/join-our-team

We look forward to learning about you!


AMI Primary Guide, White Salmon, WA

June 6, 2019

Little Oak Montessori School in White Salmon, Washington seeks an AMI-trained primary guide for the 2019-2020 school year.

Ideal candidates will have AMI certification at the primary level and a Bachelor’s degree. Preferred candidates will have a Washington State teaching certificate (or eligibility to obtain certification in a timely manner) and a Masters Degree. Both recent graduates and experienced Montessori educators are encouraged to apply.

Little Oak provides fully implemented AMI Montessori education for children ages 2 ½ through 12 years of age. We seek an organized, warm, flexible guide who can effectively implement strong systems to support the Montessori learning environment. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to understand and work with a range of learning styles. They will be able to communicate effectively and professionally with parents, students, and staff. Professionalism, a positive attitude, and sensitivity to confidentiality are essential characteristics for the ideal candidate.

Join our dedicated staff and vibrant community in the Columbia River Gorge. Located ten minutes from Hood River and one hour from Portland, Oregon, the Gorge is known for world-class outdoor recreation.

Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience and competitive with independent schools in the area.

We offer: competitive salaries, professional development stipend, 401k retirement, paid holidays, annual PTO.

We appreciate: warmth, patience, creativity, collaboration, humor, and most importantly: passion for working with children.

Little Oak Montessori is an incorporated non-profit 501(c)3 and equal opportunity employer.

Please email cover letter and resume to: LOMSsearchcommittee@gmail.com


LeaD Primary Guide AND INFANT AssISTANT, Beaverton, OR

June 6, 2019

Westside Montessori International (WMI) is a new Montessori school in Beaverton/Hillsboro Area.

We are currently looking to fill 2 positions for SY 2019-2020 which starts August 26, 2019 of this year:

1) A Lead Guide position in our Primary Classroom (3-6 years Old)

2) An Assistant Teacher position in our Infant Classroom (6 weeks to 18 months old)

Interested parties, please email your resume to jobs@wmioregon.com


Spanish speaking elementary assistant, San Francisco, CA - SPonsorship Available

June 6, 2019

Are you a Montessori leader with a passion for social justice and an entrepreneurial drive? Ready to start your own school and make a difference in the world?

Wildflower Schools is seeking a Spanish speaking assistant teacher who wants to work in a small one room wildflower school house located in San Francisco this fall.

We will help pay for AMI training and offer 60k a year!

Who are we?

Wildflower Schools is a national network of micro-schools that aim to serve racially and socioeconomically diverse communities with exceptional Montessori education.

We are working to create beautiful, child-centered learning environments that support children, teachers, and families from diverse backgrounds as they follow life’s unfolding journey. The model combines time-tested, research-supported Montessori methods in one-room, neighborhood-nested shop fronts with promising new ideas in parent engagement, intentional student diversity, teacher-leader empowerment, and data-driven instruction. Wildflower aspires to give all children and families the opportunity to choose high quality, nurturing learning environments for their children.

Application Process:

Please express your interest by contacting Koren Clark at Koren.clark@wildflowerschools.org. And please express your interest on our website under connect with us at https://wildflowerschools.org/.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Director / Program Supervisor, Vancouver, WA

June 6, 2019

Good Shepherd Montessori (GSM) is a Christian-based, Montessori school serving 40 children ages 2 ½ to 6 years. GSM is a Washington State licensed child care center and a participant in the Early Achievers quality rating and improvement system.

General Job Description: The director is responsible for day-to-day operations, financial oversight, public relations and special projects as assigned by the advisory board. For licensing purposes director serves the role of “director” AND “program supervisor”. The work week consists of 30 hours, including some evening and weekend hours for special events.

Salary Range: $41,446-$52,841 annually

Minimum Educational Requirements:

  • Meets DCYF licensing standards via one of the following:

  • Infant/Toddler or ECE Montessori Diploma from a MACTE accredited institution.

  • WA ECE State Certificate

  • CDA plus 35 WA state approved ECE Credits

  • 47 College Quarter, WA state approved ECE Credits

  • Completion of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level One training within two years of employment.

  • Working knowledge of accounting principles, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel programs.

Minimum Professional Requirements:

  • Two years of experience teaching children between the ages of 2 ½ to 6.

  • At least six months of experience in administration or management including record maintenance, financial management, and staff management

  • Ability to obtain, upon hiring, pediatric CPR and First Aid certification, blood borne pathogen/AIDS/HIV training, food handler’s permit, criminal background clearance, safe sleep training, child restraint training, complete a DCYF provided orientation and pass TB Screening.

  • Completion of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia’s Safeguarding God’s Children and Safeguarding God’s People trainings within one month of employment. (online class only acceptable until next available in-person class)

  • Two years of work experience in a Montessori preschool

Personal Qualifications:

  • Loves the Church and God’s people and has a caring manner toward children and families, co-workers and community

  • Willingness to share the Good News of Jesus Christ

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner.

  • Ability to lift 45 pounds and to keep children under auditory and visual supervision

  • Age 21 years or more

Kindly submit letter of interest and resume via email to GSMsearch@goodshepherdvancouver.org

A full job description is available upon request.


PRIMARY GUIDE, Gresham, OR

June 6, 2019

Columbia Gorge Montessori is seeking a trained, AMI Primary Guide for a growing community. Ideal candidates will enjoy teaching young children and be ready to take their experience to the next level. The successful candidate will have a keen understanding of how to meet children’s needs in a Montessori classroom environment (philosophy, education and concepts), as well as an appreciation for cultivating young, independent children. We’re looking for a dedicated professional who wants to provide children with an exemplary, early childhood education.

RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited):

  • Take over a growing Primary classroom for children ages 3-Kindergarten

  • Build relationships with children, parents and staff to strengthen community

  • Manage classroom carefully to ensure all children are learning in a safe, constructive environment

  • Prepare materials for the classroom and to continue educating children

  • Keep records and monitor children’s development

  • Participate in parent-teacher conferences and communication

  • Meet with directors, assistant and staff on a regular basis

REQUIREMENTS

  • AMI Early Childhood Credential

  • Enrolled in Oregon Central Background Registry

  • Safety set training, within 30 days of employment

  • Prior experience in a Primary (3-6 yrs) classroom is preferred

  • Flexible and team oriented

This position is full-time with competitive pay, medical/dental insurance, 401K, paid vacation and sick leave. Start as early as August; located in Gresham, OR (conveniently off of I-84) from Portland, OR.

To be considered for an interview, please email resume and cover letter to director@cg-montessori.com


Elementary Assistant, Damascus, OR

June 6, 2019

Lewis and Clark Montessori Charter School (LCMCS) is hiring for a skilled educational assistant at the Elementary level for the 2019-20 year.

Beginning its twelfth year in September 2019, LCMCS is an Oregon Public Charter School serving children east of the Portland, Oregon area with a high-quality, tuition-free Montessori program. Located in the beautiful agricultural area of Damascus, just 30 minutes both from Portland and from Mt Hood, our fully-implemented Montessori program includes three Primary classes, four Lower Elementary and four Upper Elementary classrooms, as well as a robust Adolescent program. We are seeking a great individual to support the student’s learning journey.

Montessori is a brain-based, developmentally sensitive, constructive educational method. The sponsoring school district is supportive of the school’s program. Our classrooms have a full complement of Montessori materials and furnishings. LCMCS has a warm, positive staff culture that encourages professional learning. The Head of School is AMI Montessori trained and experienced.

The ideal candidate has Montessori training and/or experience, or a solid grounding in early childhood and/or elementary education and human development. We seek confident, competent candidates that are willing and able to work as a team. Salary is competitive for the Portland Metro area and is commensurate with experience and credentials. The compensation package includes professional development opportunities, medical insurance, paid sick leave, and eligibility to enroll in the Oregon PERS retirement fund.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to: tokinsella@lcmcs.org


Toddler and Primary GuideS, West Linn, OR

June 6, 2019

Cascade Summit Montessori is hiring!

As a Guide at in our Montessori program , you will truly experience firsthand, the growth and development of your student's knowledge and skill level. Your integral role in this process is one that sets the basis for their future success. We understand the importance of a caring, attentive, and qualified Montessori educator who will teach and guide in a nurturing environment. We are currently looking to fill openings in our Toddler and Primary Classrooms.

Our Montessori Guides...

  • Create fun and interactive learning experiences.

  • Are caring, compassionate and love what they do!

  • Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards.

  • Communicate directly with parents and prospective parents to achieve success for the child.

  • Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized. Have countless advancement opportunities through our on-going training

We are most interested in talking to applicants that have:

  • Experience leading a classroom and creating educational lesson plans

  • Experience working in a licensed early childhood setting

  • Coursework or a degree in early childhood education or child development or a CDA (Lead teachers must be Teacher Qualified under DCFS)

  • The ability to meet state and/or accreditation requirements for education and experience

  • Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Please send resume and cover letter to hsimmons@learningcaregroup.com


Lead Infant and Toddler Guides, Cities ACross the USA

June 6, 2019

Guidepost Montessori is hiring! Are you a passionate, Montessori-trained teacher? Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement? Join our team and lead your very own Infant or Toddler classroom in one of our beautiful campuses across the United States. Because we open schools year round, we accept applications on a rolling basis. This means that we'll contact you just as soon as we have an opening that looks like it might be a fit for you! We have many infant and toddler classrooms opening in the Fall, that are still in need of an amazing Guide!

In this role, you'll create and lead a model classroom. Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment. You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique.

We offer competitive salaries, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as a generous tuition discount. We also provide immigration assistance and visa sponsorship to guides coming to us from other countries.

Want to learn more about us?

At Guidepost Montessori, we are a team of educators, first and foremost. Even our founder and CEO is AMI trained, and started his career in the classroom! We've now expanded to become a network of Montessori schools, dedicated to fundamentally changing the face of education in the United States by growing the Montessori movement. From the top-down, we believe in what we do – and we want to invite you to join our community of educators, passionate about spreading high-fidelity Montessori!

We'd love to talk to you if you:

  • Obtained a Montessori diploma

  • Earned a Bachelor's Degree (any subject)

  • Have experience with the appropriate age group

  • Help a child by giving them the tools to be successful independently

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

  • Are eager to partner with parents on their child's journey

  • Take pride in your work

  • Are friendly with error

  • Believe in the quote, "A goal without a plan is just a wish"

  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

To apply, follow the link below!

https://guidepostmontessori.com/careers#careers-list


Primary Assistant, Vancouver, WA

June 6, 2019

Vancouver Montessori School has two Toddler Community Classrooms and four Children's House Classrooms, with a fifth Children's House classroom opening this fall. Each adult's purposeful focus is on assisting and nurturing the children's developmental needs and desire for functional independence.

Assistants support the work of the teacher and follow her for guidance for overall classroom tone, management, expectations and limits.

Collaboratively, all adults interact with the children, assist them with their daily work/activities, bathroom and toileting needs, social and emotional awareness/graces, self-care, first aid, food preparation and clean up, general classroom tidying and support of the environment.

This position will also be responsible for the duties and expectations of the afterschool program, as well as working until close of business.

Successful applicants will have natural desire to work with 2.5-6 year olds, be able to adapt to changing needs of children and classroom dynamics, be patient and gentle while being consistent and firm when appropriate, work collaboratively while offering initiative, and be willing to understand children and their needs from a non-traditional view point. Reliability and punctuality are imperative.

In return for your amazing work-ethic, we offer our full time employees full paid Kaiser health insurance on the first of the month following 60 days employment. You also receive 5 paid convenience days, and 7 paid holidays.

The position is full-time with a salary range of $14-$15.50 DOE.

Please email your resume to lisam@vancouvermontessori.com

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


SUBSTITUTE TEACHER / ASSISTANT, PORTLAND, OR

June 6, 2019

Alder Montessori, the flagship program of the Alliance for Equity in Montessori Education (AEME), is seeking to build its substitute teacher and assistant list for the 2019-20 school year. Alder Montessori is located in Alder Elementary School in SE Portland, Oregon.

In your letter of interest, please indicate if you prefer advance notice only or if you are more flexible with your schedule when being asked to substitute in a classroom; if you are willing to work half days, full days, or both; and if you would substitute in the role of a teacher only or if you would also substitute as an assistant.

You must have the following prior to substituting in a classroom at Alder Montessori:

  • Central Background Registry enrollment and fingerprinting with the Office of Child Care, Early Learning Division

  • Current Food Handler’s Card

  • Current 1st Aid/CPR, with a certificate that states child or pediatric 1st Aid training (the training must also have an in-person component – fully on-line courses will not be accepted)

  • Basic Health and Safety training through the Oregon Center for Career Development

  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) training

Please send letters of interest and resumes to Laura Pilkington, Director of Programming, lpilkington@montessori-equity.org  
For more information about AEME and Alder Montessori go to montessori-equity.org


Montessori Teacher, chico, ca

May 31, 2019

Sherwood Montessori School is seeking professional Montessori teachers who may be a good fit for our small school. We have approximately 160 students in an authentic Montessori setting (TK/K, lower el 1-3, upper el 4-6, Erdkinder 7/8) in the college town of Chico, California. We are a tight knit staff who value collaboration and creating a warm community of connection for our kids, families and each other. We provide a high-quality tuition-free Montessori education in well-equipped classrooms for our students and a professional setting of growth and development for our teachers.

Sherwood Montessori is committed to hiring the most qualified individuals that can demonstrate responsibility for providing both excellent education and a nurturing environment that is reflective of the school’s mission. Each teacher at Sherwood Montessori must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited, degree-granting institution and a valid authorization from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) to serve as a California Credentialed teacher. Teachers with Montessori training from a Montessori-accredited institution would be given strong preference. Experienced Montessori -trained teachers who possess an Intern Credential will be considered and can work no more than two years while working toward the completion of their California credential.

Under the supervision of the Director, Sherwood Montessori teachers will provide an effective educational program for students in Montessori curriculum while following the Common Core State Standards. Teachers will assess the academic needs and identify the learning styles of their students in order to guide individual and large group instruction; maintain a safe and orderly learning environment; establish school-home relationships; emphasize academic learning utilizing effective instructional strategies, techniques and culturally relevant curriculum to support student achievement.

To meet the learning needs of students, teachers will be part of a systematic collaborative process to analyze student data, thus impacting professional practices that result in improved student learning. Teachers must use an educational process that blends teaching knowledge with student performance and demonstrate knowledge of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession and the Common Core State Standards. Teachers will be expected to grow as educational professionals to attain greater confidence in teaching skills.

Examples of duties may include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Implement research-based programs that show consistent and continued gains in student learning and mastery of academic skills.

  • Design and develop an educational environment that accommodates an instructional learning program for students based on Montessori principles and research-based practices.

  • Implement grade level appropriate instructional techniques to foster self-esteem and academic success for students.

  • Use academically culturally appropriate resources and curriculum to guide instruction.

  • Collaboratively develop and responsibly implement individualized educational plans (IEP).

  • Facilitate community outreach.

  • Support and participate in activities of Sherwood Montessori Parent Organization.

  • Collaborate as a member of an educational Professional Learning Community.

  • Set up accountability systems for formative assessments and evaluations of progress, achievement, attitude and/or behavior differences of students.

  • Work with staff, volunteers, tutors, interns, and parents to assist with program implementation.

  • Participate in professional in-service training activities.

  • Use multiple assessments to identify, monitor, assess, and evaluate academic achievement of students.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of/ability to:

  • Use advanced skills in the development of innovative instructional strategies that actively engage students and have a comprehensive understanding of Montessori and Common Core State Standards, demonstrate skills in effective classroom/behavior management, employ differentiated instruction to meet needs of specific student populations (EL, Special Education, low performing, gifted), use assessment data to guide instruction to support student learning and achievement, implement standards-based curriculum and instruction.

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with parents, families and community representatives of students enrolled.

  • Establish effective working relationships with community agencies in support of educational, social and emotional needs of students.

  • Build success with students in fostering civic responsibility and developing positive self-concept.

  • Have knowledge and experience with differentiated instruction and the incorporation of technology into the classroom environment.

  • Be experienced in the use of the Common Core State Standards in daily instruction and Montessori curriculum experience preferred.

  • Knowledgeable of sustainable practices and issues in the sciences.

  • Experience in field science, data collection and analysis encouraged and preferred.

Experience and Training:

  • Sherwood Montessori is an authentic public Montessori school and employees are expected to be knowledgeable about the implementation of a Montessori educational setting and support this implementation. We use positive discipline, allow students to make choices, provide opportunities to experience independence as well as interdependence and promote education for peace.

  • A California Teaching Credential authorizing instruction of students (as appropriate for the specific assignment) is required.

  • Possess, or be eligible for, EL authorization.

  • Experience working with at-risk students preferred.

Compensation:

Placement on the salary schedule is dependent on experience and education. Benefits include retirement (STRS), full medical, vision, and dental coverage and half coverage for spouse/partner/dependents.

Other:

  • To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.

  • Selected candidates may be required to prepare and present a teaching demonstration.

  • FINGERPRINTING FOR A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED (and completed upon offer of employment).

Send Cover Letter and Resume to Michelle Yezbick at michelle@sherwoodmontessori.org.


Primary Lead Guide, ferndale, wa

May 31, 2019

Pioneer Meadows Montessori School (PMMS), located in Ferndale, WA, is seeking applications for an experienced Lead Guide for one of our two Primary classrooms for the 2019-2020 school year.

Located on over five acres just north of the city of Bellingham, our sweet school benefits from farm and city communities, coast and mountains. PMMS supports children and families in realizing their full potential through an authentic Montessori education.

Serving children from 2.9 through 12-years-old, PMMS is committed to a low-cost tuition, and a high-quality education. Bilingual Spanish-speaking candidates encouraged to apply!

Required Qualifications:

  • AMI Primary certification

  • A minimum of two-years as a Lead Guide in a Primary classroom

Desired Skills:

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Clear and strong communication skills

  • Commitment to working collaboratively as part of a team

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Knowledge in social/emotional learning

  • A sense of humor!

Please send a letter of interest, resumé and references to admin@pmmontessori.org. Pioneer Meadows is an AMI-recognized school.


Elementary Assistant with potential for Lead Teaching position, san mateo, ca

May 31, 2019

Centennial Montessori School is a small but close-knit community of children, staff, and parents. We are AMI recognized for 0-12 years old and are located just 20 miles south of San Francisco. As an established but growing school, we welcome applications for AMI trained Elementary Guides. We are looking for assistants for both Upper and Lower Elementary with potential for growth into a lead teaching role.

Please visit our website at www.centennialmontessori.org to learn more about our school and the school philosophy and send a cover letter and resume to clare@centennialmontessori.org if interested.

We offer health benefits, dental benefits, a 401K plan and opportunities for professional and personal development including yearly attendance at the AMI/USA Refresher. The salary for AMI trained teachers varies based on educational qualifications and experience. This position would include a three-year commitment.


Primary Lead GuidE, Portland, OR

May 28, 2019

Montessori of Alameda in NE Portland is searching for an experienced Primary Lead Guide. Our beautiful school offers bilingual learning, with a Spanish-speaking lead or assistant in every classroom and lots of opportunities for language learning throughout the day. We are an AMS affiliate school and have beautifully designed Montessori classrooms and outdoor learning spaces perfectly suited for Portland. Our Primary classroom serves children from 2.5 - 6 years of age.

Requirements:

  • AMS or AMI Early Childhood Credential Enrollment in Oregon's Central Background Registry Safety Set training or ability to obtain

  • At least 2 years of experience in classroom leadership

  • Background in Conscious Discipline or other respect-based classroom guidance

  • Ability to work a full-time schedule, 7:30 am - 4:30pm

  • Spanish-speaking preferred but not required

  • Reliable and punctual

We offer competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, paid schools closures, holidays, and PTO, and more. We are dedicated to the professional growth and development of our incredible teaching staff and offer lots of opportunities for both.

We're so excited to meet you that we're offering a Sign On Bonus! We will pay $500 on your first paycheck and another $500 at your 6-month anniversary! To apply: please send a cover letter and resume to tstephenson@endeavorschools.com


Elementary Lead Teacher, Portland, OR

May 28, 2019

The Ivy School is an innovative tuition-free Public Montessori Charter School in Northeast Portland, Oregon serving 280 students in grades 1 -- 8. The Ivy School is committed to educational equity and Peace Education and integrates Anti-Bias, Anti-Racism education into the Montessori classroom with ongoing lessons in social justice, respect and responsibility.

Learn more about The Ivy School at www.theivyschool.org/

Lead Teacher salaries at The Ivy School range from $37,130 to $48,880 based on education and experience and according to The Ivy School salary schedule. The Ivy School offers fully paid medical and dental benefits packages a fun and supportive work environment, coaching and mentoring, and a great community of students, families, and colleagues.

Lead Teacher requirements include:

  • Montessori training at the Elementary Level

  • Teacher Standards and Practices (TSPC) issued Oregon Teaching License (or the ability to acquire an Oregon teaching license within 60 days of hire).

OR

  • Eligibility for TSPC Charter Registry as a Teacher and commits to completing the required ORELA testing and proof of educational qualifications within 60 days of hire. Completion of the FBI Criminal History fingerprint and background clearance is required before the first day of school in September. For more information about TSPC Teacher License and Charter Registry http://www.oregon.gov/tspc/Pages/first-time-license.aspx

Completion of the FBI Criminal History fingerprint and background clearance is required before the first day of school in September.

Also required of all applicants is a signed disclosure release authorizing former employers to release all information related to any substantiated reports of child abuse, sexual conduct under ORS 339.370, or crimes listed in ORS 342.143, including all related documents.

Teaching at The Ivy School requires flexibility and willingness to individualize instruction for every learner. Lead Teachers and Assistants work collaboratively with teaching teams across grade levels. Ivy School teachers and assistants are required to adapt and work collaboratively with other teachers trained in various Montessori schools of teacher education.

As a public school we are required to meet all expectations for public schools in Oregon, including teaching Common Core State Standards and participating in annual state testing. Ivy School teachers are expected to fully support all public school requirements in the context of the Montessori teaching method.

Qualified applicants should apply with a letter of interest and resume to hiring@theivyschool.org. Only applicants who meet requirements will be contacted.

Every student of The Ivy School will be given equal educational opportunities regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, disability and marital status. The Ivy School may not limit student admission based on ethnicity, national origin, race, religion, disability, gender, income level, proficiency in English language or athletic ability, but may limit admission to students within a given age group or grade level.


Lower Elementary Head Teacher, San Rafael, CA

May 28, 2019

Montessori de Terra Linda, established in 1970 and located in beautiful Marin County, CA is currently accepting resumes for an AMI Elementary trained guide to join our staff for the 2019-20 school year. We are particularly seeking a Lower Elementary teacher who has a passion for Montessori excellence, and who desires becoming a part of a cohesive and strong community for long-term teaching and growth.

MdTL serves ~ 161 students in 8 classrooms: 1 Toddler, 3 Primary, 2 Lower Elementary, and 2 Upper Elementary. We are a private, independent, non-profit, AMI-recognized school with an amazing long-term staff who are passionate about our community and Montessori education. Our Head of School works closely with our long-term, committed and motivated AMI trained faculty, our staff and our Board of Trustees to attain the highest ideals and principles of Montessori education.

We offer competitive salaries, benefits, attendance at the yearly refresher course and opportunities for professional and personal development.

Start Date: August 2019

Candidates must be AMI trained. Prior experience in a Montessori 6-9 or 9-12 classroom environment is preferred.

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and life insurance, paid vacation and sick days. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.

Please direct resumes, letters of recommendation and questions to Jaye Flynn, Head of School, at Jaye@mdtl.org. MdTL will consider any individual legally authorized to work in the U.S., but will not sponsor the employment-based visa of an applicant.


AMI Primary Classroom Assistant, San Rafael, CA - SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

May 28, 2019

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Montessori de Terra Linda is seeking an AMI Primary Classroom Assistant for the 2019-20 School Year (additional summer camp opportunities also available) with long-term employment and growth potential. Preference will be given to candidates already enrolled in an AMI Primary Teacher Training Program. Potential opportunities for growth at our school as well as possible tuition sponsorship.

Hours:

Full time position Monday through Friday

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Excellent Benefits Package

Wonderful, supportive working environment

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist Head Teacher with basic classroom support

  • Supervise and provide overview of classroom during work period

  • Support the work of the Head Teacher as directed

  • Work with individual children or small groups of children as directed by Head Teacher

  • Guide students in making connections to find solutions to their questions

  • Provide observations to Head Teacher as necessary

  • Help maintain current and accurate classroom records and attendance

  • Help maintain an environment that meets or exceeds State health, fire and childcare requirements

  • Supervise the yard during playtime

  • Share the responsibility for the safety and physical wellbeing of the children at all times

  • Cultivate and reinforce positive student behavior

  • Model appropriate behavior by demonstrating respect and care towards students at all times

  • Be responsible for daily classroom cleaning, preparation and repair of materials

  • Assist with maintenance and inventory of classroom materials

  • Work cooperatively and meet regularly with Head Teacher

  • Participate in all staff and assistant meetings

  • Attend required after school programs and events

  • Participate in yearly staff development days

  • Participate in yearly evaluation and review meeting

  • Assist with other projects, programs, and planning as assigned or requested by the school's leadership.

Requirements:

  • 12 ECE Units

  • Minimum 2 years Assistant Teaching experience preferred

  • Montessori experience preferred

  • Negative TB test within 4 years

  • Start date of August 12, 2019 (however summer 2019 camp work may be available for 5-6 weeks over the summer if interested)

  • Bilingual candidates especially encouraged to apply -- fluent in Spanish and English preferred

Send Cover Letter and Resume to jaye@mdtl.org.


Primary and Toddler Program Director, portland, or

May 28, 2019

Childpeace Montessori School in beautiful Portland, Oregon is searching for our next Primary and Toddler Program Director to begin this August. This role is for an experienced AMI Montessori professional who enjoys attending to many organizational tasks and working collaboratively with a stellar administrative team. You would thrive in describing Montessori to prospective parents and shepherding them through the enrollment process to a strong parent/school partnership. You'd enjoy giving logistical support to 24 toddler/primary teaching staff within a larger school that serves students through middle school. You enjoy days that include facilitating communication as well as the minutiae of state licensing. You'd enjoy the various benefits of a year-round, full time, exempt status with an impressive benefit package and competitive compensation. You are attracted to a Pacific NW urban location and a school community with cultural creatives and a strong interest in equity and inclusion.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter describing why, your resume and two reference contacts, to humanresources@childpeace.org. No phone calls please.


Primary Guide, bellevue, Wa

May 23, 2019

International Montessori Academy is a fast growing innovative and distinguished Montessori school offering Montessori education in various language bilingual or immersion setting. We have develop a strong sense of community with our families in our multi lingual classrooms. Our highly gifted teachers are caring, energetic and professional. Our staff believe our work is important work and rewarding.

POSITION:

We are seeking an experienced primary teacher, full time or part time position in the primary classroom children in the 2019-2020 school year. School hours are Monday to Friday 9am-3pm.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • AMI or AMS Montessori certified is a MUST

  • Bachelor degree preferred

  • Sound working knowledge of child development for age group 3 to 6 years.

  • Accountability and great follow through skills a must

  • Minimum of 3 years of Montessori classroom lead experience.

  • Strong experience implementing dynamic curriculum for children in the classroom

  • Reliable and dependable

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Music and/or Art talent is greatly appreciated

SALARY & BENEFIT:

  • Benefits include paid holidays, breaks, PTO, Medical/dental insurance and 401K

  • Paid planning time for FT teacher

  • On going training, opportunities for growth, creativity and collaboration with the Teaching Team.

START DATE: Sept, 2019 (possible summer employment)

  • Require annual contract or longer is a must for the teaching position.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job Type: Full-time

Send Cover Letters and Resumes to employment@intlmontessoriacademy.com.


Primary Lead Guide, Portland, or

May 23, 2019

Child’s View Montessori School has been serving Southwest Portland for over 30 years. We have 7 classrooms that range from infancy through elementary. Currently, we are seeking a guide for one of our Primary classrooms. We are looking for a confident, respectful role-model with a sense of humor, ingenuity, positive attitude and flexibility to boot!

Qualified candidates should be trained by a MACTE accredited training institution. This position is full time and offers a competitive benefits package consisting of health, dental and vision insurance, paid sick, personal and vacation time, paid professional development training as well as the little perks in life that help us along the way, like chocolate, coffee and treats.

Ideal candidates will have experience leading a primary classroom; open to hiking in local woods and taking care of animals and gardens; comfortable with daily observation and record keeping. If you have strong communications skills, love to work collaboratively with adults and children, and want to be a leader in a rooted Montessori program, then this may be a positive fit!

Please send Cover Letters and Resumes to Stacey at Stacey@childsview.org.


Adolescent Spanish Teacher, Portland, or

May 23, 2019

Childpeace Montessori seeks a part-time Adolescent Spanish Teacher to join our established Metro Montessori Middle School (MMM) team beginning August 2019.

Our ideal candidate is a Spanish educator with at least two years of classroom experience at the middle school or high school level, strong communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills, and experience serving diverse learning needs. TPRS/Comprehensible Input methodology experience is a plus. A passion for working with the adolescent age group is a must.

This is a part-time position working up to 15 hours per week.  The wage range begins at $23.00 per hour depending on experience.

All Childpeace employees are required to attend a Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) class within 30 days of date of hire and be certified in CPR and First Aid within 90 days of date of hire. All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background clearance and will include fingerprinting.

Childpeace supports our 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 a rich, working community of Montessori professionals. MMM serves 7th and 8th grades. MMM is a WASC accredited middle school program.

We are located in urban NW Portland, conveniently accessible by bike and public transportation. Childpeace/Metro Montessori School is an established community of 360 students and offers Toddler, Children’s House, Elementary, and Middle School Programs.

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.

Please visit our website at www.childpeace.org to learn more about our school and programs.

Interested applicants are invited to email a cover letter describing how your skills and experience qualifies you for this position, a current resume, and two references to humanresources@childpeace.org. No phone calls, please.


SUBSTITUTES, OREGON MONTESSORI ASSOCIATION, OR

May 22, 2019

The Oregon Montessori Association maintains a Substitute List as a service to schools and individuals in Oregon and SW Washington. If you are a trained teacher, assistant, or other professional looking for substitute work, fill out OMA's Substitute Survey to join their active sub list.

Join OMA’s Substitute List here.

Questions? Contact Oregon Montessori Association.


Primary Lead guide, nashville, tn

may 21, 2019

Montessori East is hiring! Our small and wonderful Montessori School in Nashville is seeking an AMI Primary guide to take over an existing classroom. Our current guide is having a baby! The classroom is a lovely space filled with natural light and the community is normalized (mostly :).

Qualities we love in our colleagues: open, warm, flexible, competent, high attention to detail, empathetic, enthusiastic. Learn more about us on our website, monteastnash.com. Send Cover Letters and Resumes to Brooks Gerber at brooks@montastnash.com.

Pay 38,000-45,000


Upper Elementary Guide, Mount Pleasant, PA

may 21, 2019

Verna Montessori School in Mount Pleasant, PA is seeking an AMI trained elementary guide for our upper elementary classroom for the 2019-2020 school year.

VMS is looking for a teacher with excellent communication skills who is certified in elementary education and is AMI trained.

Verna Montessori School has provided a private Christian education to children in the western Pennsylvania area since 1969. Presently, our school serves children ages 3 to 14.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to office@vernamontessorischool.org to the attention of Mrs. Cindy Copeland, Principal.


Lead Elementary Guide, Silver spring, md

may 21, 2019

Fiore Montessori School, located in Northern Virginia, needs just the right person to carry on our 3 year old elementary program. Enthusiasm, the ability to work with colleagues and parents, and a love for the work are a must. We are looking for the 2019-2020 school year but are willing to consider an earlier start date. Our school is 10 years old and sits on 4.5 acres. Candidates must have completed AMI elementary training.

We are looking for someone who will help guide the next steps in this fledgling program. Please send resumes to Jan Deason, Director of Education at jan@fioremontessori.com.


School Head Teacher / Primary Lead Guide, hillsboro, or

may 21, 2019

Roots & Wings Montessori is hiring a Lead Guide/Head Teacher! Besides being a Lead Primary Guide in our 3-6 year classroom, we expect that the School Head Teacher will also provide support and guidance for other teachers in the School. As a primary guide, the teacher will be expected to setup the classroom, conduct lessons in a safe, calm, and positive learning environment during the morning and afternoon work cycles, observe and record the children's daily lessons, communicate with parents via Transparent Classroom software, hold parent-teacher conferences twice a year, delegate and manage the assistant teacher in the classroom, and provide feedback to the Director and management on a daily basis.

The School Head Teacher will also be expected to conduct parent education classes every 2 months, and help in holding special events throughout the year. We prefer an experienced AMI trained primary guide, but do not wish to discourage recently trained applicants.

Our salary structure is better than most of the larger Montessori Schools. Please send us a copy of your resume to rootswingsms@gmail.com, and we will be happy to schedule an interview and observation time.


primary Assistant, portland, or

may 21, 2019

Montessori Children’s House is seeking a Primary Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year, starting August 22, or with potential to start during our summer program. Hours are 7:45-3:45, Monday-Friday. Wages based on experience. Training and orientation will take place prior to start date.

MCH is located on Portland’s Southwest waterfront and is easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Our program is rooted in AMI standards and is composed of joyful, passionate, and hardworking Montessori professionals.

An ideal primary classroom assistant would possess the following qualifications:

  • Compassionate understanding of young children's tendency towards high emotions and patience/loving attitude while helping them navigate/acclimate

  • Strong command of small group gatherings (or strong desire to learn/refine)

  • Love of sharing music/movement activities with children (and/or other possible activities, like cooking, yoga, gardening, arts/crafts, etc.)

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills

  • Versatility and flexibility

  • Love of cleanliness and order

Requirements include enrollment in Oregon's Central Background Registry prior to hiring, along with verification of current Infant/Child CPR & First Aid and Food Handlers certificates, and completed RRCAN & ICCHS trainings.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing why you are interested in this position and résumé to Head of School, Nick Stocco at: nick@childrenshousepdx.com.

MCH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disabled status in the administration of our educational programing, and admissions and hiring policies.



Infant / Toddler and Primary Guides and Classroom Assistants, Langley, BC, CANADA - SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

May 15, 2019

Peregrine House School, an innovative Montessori School located in the heart of Langley, BC on four beautiful acres!! We are expanding and looking for nurturing and inspiring Team Members to join our thriving community!

Who we are:

Peregrine House School offers an accredited AMI Primary Program in a nurturing and holistic setting. Our focus is on the young child ages 2.5 years months – 6 years. We are hiring dedicated for the following full-time educators: AMI Infant / Toddler Guides, AMI Primary Guides and AMI Classroom Assistants.

What we offer:

  • The first 21st Century state of the art, eco-friendly, Montessori purpose-built classroom in Canada. Sprout Space™

  • Sustainable practices

  • A supportive and passionate School Director committed to AMI principles and standards

  • Annual professional development and travel accommodations

  • A competitive wage and benefits

  • AMI Training Sponsorship (already graduated find out more how your training can be reimbursed)

  • Hands-on training with dedicated Head Directress and AMI certified consultants

What you offer:

  • A respectful, yet nurturing approach to the children in your care

  • A professional and co-operative demeanor

  • The desire to be part of a new and dynamic working environment

  • An AMI Teaching or Assistant’s diploma

  • Qualification for a BC Independent School Teaching Certificate is an asset (for teaching positions available)

  • Early-Childhood Educator certification (for classroom assistant positions available)

Although experience and AMI Montessori certification is preferred, it is not necessary as we are well equipped to sponsor for additional training.

Please submit your resume with cover letter to: nadin@peregrinehouseschool.com

We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact those directly who qualify.


LOWER ELEMENTARY TEACHER, Ammon, ID - SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

May 15, 2019

Monticello Montessori is seeking a Lower Elementary Teacher.

Required Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Valid Idaho Teaching Certificate endorsed for appropriate levels and subjects. (Assistance can be provided for teachers who do not yet have their Idaho Teaching Certificate. Such candidates must be willing to obtain 3-year interim certificate within one year of hire).

  • Valid Montessori Credentials for appropriate levels and subjects. (Assistance can be provided for teachers who do not yet have their Montessori Credentials).

  • Ability to work with students, staff, parents, and the public.

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who possess the qualifications listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience as a public or private Montessori teacher or assistant.

  • Experience as a contracted teacher in a public school.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contract Hours/Days: Teachers contract days are for 180 days—this includes several non-student days before, during, and after the school year. Teacher hours are from 30 minutes before school until 30 minutes after dismissal, except on days that require attendance to staff or committee meetings. Teachers remain at school during lunch hours.

  • Staff and Committee Meetings: Attend all staff and assigned committee meetings. Teachers will participate on different committees throughout the year to address specific school needs or requirements. Staff meetings include but are not limited to teacher collaboration meetings, curriculum meetings, and RTI meetings.

  • Lesson Plans: Turn in weekly lesson plans based on a Montessori curriculum and aligned with Idaho Core Standards. Lesson plans meet the individual needs, interest, and abilities of students assigned for instruction.

  • Record Keeping: Record student progress on a daily basis and track weekly to measure progress toward meeting expected learning targets.

  • Public Montessori Requirements: Supporting and achieving State requirements while using the Montessori system as the basis of meeting those requirements is the greatest challenge of a public Montessori school teacher.

  • Lunch/Recess Duties: Additional duties include supervision assignments necessary to the safe management of the school; as assigned by the administrator.

Other Related Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes all Monticello and state assessment mandates.

  • Completes a school mentor program as required.

  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.

  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum learning targets.

  • Employs instructional methods and school-adopted materials that are most appropriate to the teaching of individual students.

  • Assesses student accomplishments on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.

  • Prepares students to be successful in grade level achievement tests.

  • Tracks students with learning disabilities and works with specialists and/or service providers to provide the least restrictive environment for educational success.

  • Supports the administration in implementing policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct. Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.

  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for classroom paraprofessionals and/or volunteers.

  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

  • Seeks out opportunities for professional growth.

  • Develops personal leadership skills and areas of expertise.

  • Maintains a positive work environment; contributes to the knowledge and skills of others; is a strong team player.

  • Maintains high standards of ethical behavior and confidentiality of student information.

  • Exhibits regular, punctual, and predictable attendance.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Terms of Employment:

An employee working in this position shall, at all times, be subject to the direction of the persons to whom said employee has primary responsibility or said person’s designee(s), and at all times shall be subject to the rules, regulations and policies of Monticello as promulgated by the Board of Trustees and will promote the same with students and patrons. Each employee shall be held responsible for having knowledge of said School rules, regulations and policies. Each employee shall pass a criminal background check before being hired. Salary will be in accordance with the placement on the Monticello Certified Salary Schedule.

Evaluation:

Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Principal in accordance with provisions of state requirements and board policy.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job (inside and outside duties). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested candidates should complete a classified application and email it to Nari Mendenhall at nari@monticellomontessori.com with a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.


AMI Elementary Teacher, Boulder, CO

may 15, 2019

Mountain Shadows Montessori School is seeking an enthusiastic, AMI-trained Elementary lead teacher for a lower elementary class for the 2019-20 school year. Mountain Shadows just celebrated its 40th anniversary and is looking forward to the next 40 years with renewed excitement, a strong and supportive board, and a committed AMI elementary-trained Head of School. The Mountain Shadows campus is being remodeled and reconfigured, and offers ample indoor and outdoor spaces for exploration and creativity, including a well-equipped auditorium and stage available for the elementary children and staff. The school sits on a beautiful 7-acre campus overlooking the mountains.

MSM is an AMI recognized school which includes a toddler community, two primary classes, as well as 6-9 and 9-12 classes.

We seek an Elementary guide who is committed to a high standard of excellence in Montessori practice, someone who is open to sharing with and benefitting from a strong Montessori community, and a person who understands and appreciates the joys and responsibilities of working with children and their families.

Mountain Shadows is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Boulder, CO just NW of Denver. This area offers year-round outdoor activities from hiking and fishing to skiing and snowshoeing.

Mountain Shadows offers a wonderful work environment, competitive salary, and medical insurance. Mountain Shadows is committed to supporting teachers in their growth and also provides professional development support, including sponsorship to the annual AMI Refresher Course, as well as tuition benefits. Mountain Shadows is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send a cover letter and resume to liana.oram@mountainshadows.org.


Adolescent Math Guide, portland, or

may 15, 2019

Childpeace Montessori seeks an Adolescent Math Guide to join our established Metro Montessori Middle School (MMM) team beginning August 2019.

The ideal candidate is a mathematics educator with at least two years of classroom experience at the middle school or high school level, strong communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills, and experience serving diverse learning needs. Candidates should hold a minimum of a B.A. and should either have completed or be willing to complete the AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescence (school sponsored, takes place summer 2019) prior to beginning of the school year. Valid Oregon teaching credentials are a plus, as are AMI Elementary Training and/or Spanish language proficiency. Candidates will be considered based on specialization area, skill set and curriculum experience. A passion for working with the adolescent age group is a must. This position offers the opportunity to be part of a collaborative team of guides.

This is a salaried, exempt teaching position with full-time hours throughout the school year. The wage range begins at $50,000 on a gross annual basis, depending on experience and need for further training.

Interested applicants are invited to email a cover letter describing how your skills and experience qualifies you for this position, a current resume, and two references to humanresources@childpeace.org. No phone calls, please.

All Childpeace staff are required to attend a Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) class within 30 days of date of hire and be certified in CPR and First Aid within 90 days of date of hire. All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background clearance and will include fingerprinting.

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 a rich, working community of Montessori professionals. MMM serves 7th and 8th grades. MMM is a WASC accredited middle school program.

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.

Please visit our website at www.childpeace.org to learn more about our school and programs.


Lead Children's House Guide, Palo Alto, Ca

may 15, 2019

Guidepost Montessori is now hiring a Montessori-trained teacher at the Children's House level to join our founding team this July 2019, as we work to bring quality Montessori to our school in Palo Alto, California! Are you a passionate, Montessori-trained teacher? Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement? Join our team and lead your very own classroom! In this role, you'll create and lead a model primary classroom. Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment. You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique.

What we offer:

  • Ongoing professional development

  • A network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices

  • Career growth and promotion opportunities

  • A competitive salary

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 75% tuition discount for two children at any school in our network (we serve children 3 months through 12th grade)

  • The opportunity to contribute to a high-quality Montessori program that serves the individual needs of each child

Want to learn more about us? At Guidepost Montessori, we are a team of educators, first and foremost. Even our founder and CEO is AMI trained, and started his career in the classroom! We've now expanded to become a network of Montessori schools, dedicated to fundamentally changing the face of education in the United States by growing the Montessori movement. From the top-down, we believe in what we do – and we want to invite you to join our community of educators, passionate about spreading high-fidelity Montessori!

We'd love to talk to you if you:

  • Obtained a Montessori diploma (AMI preferred)

  • Earned a Bachelor's Degree (any subject)

  • Have experience with the appropriate age group

  • Help a child by giving them the tools to be successful independently

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

  • Are eager to partner with parents on their child's journey

  • Believe in the quote, "A goal without a plan is just a wish,"

  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

Please follow the link below to Apply to our Palo Alto, Ca Location! https://guidepostmontessori.com/palo-alto/careers#career-openings

Please follow the link below to explore other openings across the US! https://guidepostmontessori.com/careers#careers-list


Primary Montessori Teacher, marin county, ca

may 15, 2019

Corte Madera Montessori is hiring! We are a full AMS member Montessori School located in beautiful Corte Madera in Marin County. We are looking to hire a Montessori head teacher for one of our Primary classrooms. The class will have up to 20 students with one assistant teacher. Our sun-filled, hexagonal classrooms are well appointed with traditional materials that represent the full Primary Montessori curriculum. We are looking for a team member who is dedicated to the holistic development and well-being of children.

This position will start on August 26, 2019.

Hours: 8:30 am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • AMS Montessori training and experience required

  • Prior experience working with children ages 2-6

  • Able to lift 30 lbs

  • Desire to learn and to be an integral part of a team

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience

  • Full medical and dental insurance

  • Matching 401K available

  • 7 Paid Holidays

  • 5 weeks Paid school breaks

All candidates must have a TB test, Livescan, current CPR and state-mandated child abuse reporter training.

Please email a resume to Susan at cmmontessori@sbcglobal.net.


Primary and Toddler Assistants, west linn, or

may 13, 2019

SunGarden Montessori in West Linn is seeking flexible and efficient individuals with positive attitude for classroom assistant and community support positions for the 2019-20020 school year. We are seeking people who hold great integrity to the work they do with children, and is committed to supporting an authentic Montessori environment.

Full-time Primary Assistant:

This assistant will join a strong classroom community guided by an AMI-certified Guide, in a group of 20-25 children, ages 2 ½ - 6 years old. Hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30-3:30/4:00.

Full-time Toddler Assistant:

This assistant will join a strong classroom community guided by an AMI-certified Guide, in a group of 11 children, ages 15 mos-36 mos old. Hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30-3:30/4:00.

Community Assistant and Aftercare Guide:

Support our three classroom communities (one toddler and two primary) by eating lunch and overseeing free-play time with the children, covering staff breaks or absences, washing dishes and doing laundry, and assisting with the prep and care of our classrooms. As a community assistant, you will have an opportunity to establish relationships with all of the children, and help prepare a supportive environment for our staff. This person will also lead our aftercare program, supporting a creative and nurturing environment for 10 children from 3:00-5:30 on all school days. This is a full-time position, 9:30-6:00pm Monday-Friday.

Benefits for all both positions include an annual $300 professional development fund, paid days off, and a monthly health stipend. The positions pay between $15 - $17 per hour based on experience. Start date is August 26, 2019 with additional/optional summer hours available through our summer session.

Requirements:

Prior experience in a Montessori, Waldorf or other child-led classroom is preferred

Central Background Registry

CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers Card, Child Abuse and Neglect Recognition


To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to yvette@sungardenmontessori.org. For more information about our school, please visit our website at www.sungardenmontessori.org


Elementary Lead Guide, lake oswego, or

may 13, 2019

Child’s View Montessori School has been serving Southwest Portland for over 30 years. We have 7 classrooms that range from infancy through elementary. Currently, we are seeking a guide for our 4-year old, lower Elementary program for this coming Fall, 2019. We are looking for a confident, respectful role-model with a sense of humor, ingenuity, positive attitude and flexibility to boot!

Qualified candidates should be trained by a MACTE accredited training institution. This position is full time and offers a competitive benefits package consisting of health, dental and vision insurance, paid sick, personal and vacation time, paid professional development training as well as the little perks in life that help us along the way, like chocolate, coffee and treats.

If you have strong communications skills, love to work collaboratively with adults and children, and want to be a leader in a steady growing Montessori Elementary program, then this may be a positive fit!

Comfortable performing routine tasks such as:

  • Leading Elementary Classroom

  • Hiking in local woods; care of animals; service projects

  • Coordinating going out activities within community

  • Observing children; maintain to daily record-keeping in transparent classroom; communicating with parents

General Requirements:

  • Hold a credential from a MACTE Accredited Training Institution

  • Individuals with 4-year degree and/or masters degree preferred.

  • Complete a minimum of 24 hours of professional development a year

Please feel free to email your cover letter and resume to stacey@childsview.org.


Lead Primary guide, portland, or

may 13, 2019

Little Village Montessori, LLC has an immediate opening for a Lead Primary Guide in our Primary classroom. AMI or AMS Certified training for Primary Montessori required. Little Village is a warm, family owned and operated center located in the heart of Sellwood. This position will require enrollment in the Central Background Registry, a current Food Handlers Card, current in Infant/Child First Aid/CPR, and RCAAN certification. We are a year round program and offer competitive pay and paid time off.

Visit our website at www.littlevillagemontessori.com. Please email littlevillagemontessorijobs@gmail.com for more information today!


TODDLER ASSISTANT, PORTLAND, OR

MAY 13, 2019

Montessori Children’s House is seeking a Toddler Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year, starting August 22, with potential to start during our summer program. Hours are 8:15-1:00, Monday-Friday, with additional subbing opportunities. Salary based on experience. Training and orientation will take place prior to start date.

MCH is located on Portland’s Southwest waterfront and is easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Our program is rooted in AMI standards and is composed of joyful, passionate, and hardworking Montessori professionals.

An ideal toddler classroom assistant would possess the following qualifications:

  • Compassionate understanding of young children's tendency towards high emotions and patience/loving attitude while helping them navigate/acclimate

  • Strong command of small group gatherings (or strong desire to learn/refine)

  • Love of sharing music/movement activities with children (and/or other possible activities, like cooking, yoga, gardening, arts/crafts, etc.)

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills

  • Versatility and flexibility

  • Love of cleanliness and order

Requirements include enrollment in Oregon's Central Background Registry prior to hiring, along with verification of current Infant/Child CPR & First Aid and Food Handlers certificates, and completed RRCAN & INCCHS trainings.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing why you are interested in this position and résumé to Head of School, Nick Stocco at: nick@childrenshousepdx.com.

MCH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disabled status in the administration of our educational programing, and admissions and hiring policies.


AMI Director of Training Centre Evolution and Growth, DBGI

MAY 9, 2019

Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) is an NGO which works to champion the human rights of the child, bringing Montessori education to children, adults, teachers and governments across the world. Founded by the pioneering scientist and educator, Maria Montessori, AMI is the globally recognised authority on Montessori education and research, applying the authentic Montessori principles in education and humanitarian work.

AMI works across the world, collaborating with Affiliated Societies and training centres to deliver Montessori education.

AMI seeks a Director of Training Centre Evolution and Growth for the Directorate of Bold Goal Implementation, to lead strategy, communications, and development to promote AMI training in the United States. This is a leadership position for an experienced professional with a record of success building infrastructures and systems that grow programs that benefit children.

This is a new position to advance our bold goal to triple our number of trainees to increase Montessori social impact in the U.S. The ideal candidate is a natural leader who can facilitate and mobilize a network of partners in pursuit of a coordinated growth strategy. S/he has extensive marketing, communications, and development expertise to offer that will help inform AMI’s strategy and is ready to learn deeply about AMI’s offering to children and the world to help us bring that offer to more people.

Skills and experience required for applicant consideration include:

Leadership

Support AMI training centers in the U.S. to promote their services collaboratively, as a network, to build system strength, develop business, and capture economies of scale:

  • Evidence of history of delivering on big goals and starting a new venture.

  • Ability to build enduring relationships and maintain boundaries.

  • Prizes transparency and clear, forthright communications.

  • Reputation for fairness, respectful, transparent interactions, and a problem-solving mindset.

  • Habit of asking for help and being ready to learn.

  • Ability with technology as a management, communications, and operations tool (i.e., “tech savvy”).

  • Experience of evolving sustainable organizational structures and systems that integrate diverse settings.

  • Evidence history of managing change.

  • Must enjoy travel and people of all kinds, and be committed to Montessori education as a means for social change.

Marketing & Communications Strategy

  • Facilitate key stakeholders in development and implementation of a comprehensive marketingcommunications strategy.

  • Experience in national marketing, communications, and evaluation for related, nonprofit missions.

  • Proven record of success raising awareness and driving action.

  • Experience managing networked marketing to coordinate multiple voices, venues, and channels, and developing standard operating procedures (SOPs), tools, trainings, or other supports to increase organizational effectiveness.

  • Message development experience – evidence of clear thinking and speaking.

  • Habit to communicate productive and actionable information consistently and thoroughly.

Development

Oversee the raising of funds for sustainability and establish fundraising targets for the future which may include amongst other things, trainee scholarships.

  • Experience developing and implementing a strategic fundraising plan.

  • Interpersonal style that conveys trustworthiness, competence.

  • Ability to talk with anyone, anywhere, including in front of national audiences.

  • Demonstrated ability to attract interest, engage donors, raise funds, and cultivate a donor network.

Remuneration

This position is open to applicants on a part-time or full-time basis and is not geographically determined. The initial contract is for a two-year period.

Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 full-time equivalent.

Applications close on Friday, 31 May 2019.


Please send a one-page statement of interest and a curriculum vitae or resume to: Nico Vasseur, Chief of Staff, Association Montessori Internationale: nico.vasseur@montessori-ami.org


Toddler Teacher Assistants needed, vancouver, wa

MAY 9, 2019

Vancouver Montessori School has two Toddler Community Classrooms and four Children's House Classrooms. Our well established AMI Toddler Community operate a year-round program with a maximum of 14 toddlers(ages 1-) 2.5 with one AMI trained Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher, and two Assistants. Each adult's purposeful focus is on assisting and nurturing the children's developmental needs and desire for functional independence.

Assistants support the work of the teacher and follow her for guidance for overall classroom tone, management, expectations and limits.

Collaboratively, all adults interact with the children, assist them with their daily work/activities, bathroom and toileting needs, social and emotional awareness/graces, self-care, first aid, food preparation and clean up, general classroom tidying and support of the environment.

This position will also be responsible for the duties and expectations of the afterschool program, as well as working until close of business.

Successful applicants will have natural desire to work with toddlers, be able to adapt to changing needs of children and classroom dynamics, be patient and gentle while being consistent and firm when appropriate, work collaboratively while offering initiative, and be willing to understand children and their needs from a non-traditional view point. Lots of smiles, laughter and hugs are part of the daily routine. Reliability and punctuality are imperative.

One position starts in July, the second position begins in August.

Required before starting: a cleared background check through Washington State MERIT, as well as a negative TB test prior to starting.

All other state requirements can be attained within 30 days of hire.

The hours are full time, between 7:30am-6pm, with closing duties.

Salary is based on qualifications and experience, ranging from $13.50-$15.

This position requires at least 1 year as a lead teacher, or two years as an assistant teacher in a toddler program, and the ability to work with parents in a kind and respectful manner throughout the day. Please only send a resume if you meet the requirements of the position. An AMI or AMS trained primary or infant/toddler trained teacher can waive the classroom experience requirements.

This position offers paid sick time based on Washington State accrual, and 6 paid holidays, as well as fully paid Kaiser health benefits on the first of the month following the probationary 60 days.

If this sounds like the perfect job, please answer the following questions in the body of your email to LisaM@VancouverMontessori.com , and attach your current resume.

1. What do you know and understand about Montessori philosophy

2. What draws you to this position

3. What type of working environment would be your "perfect" fit

4. What skills will you bring with you

5. Name one thing you love to do outside of work.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Lower Elementary Teacher, denver, co

MAY 9, 2019

Lincoln Elementary seeks AMI or AMS Lower Elementary teachers for the 2019-20 school year. Applicants must hold or be willing to obtain Colorado teaching licensure. We are seeking individuals with strong communication skills, a willingness to collaborate and compassion to bring Montessori to all. Lincoln is one of five public Montessori schools in Denver Public Schools and is located in the beautiful Washington Park neighborhood. Established in 2003, the school serves the diverse population of students.

Interested candidates, please submit a resume and cover letter to Principal, Janice Spearman at janice_spearman@dpsk12.org.


Children's House Guide, bainbridge Island, wa

MAY 8, 2019

Montessori Country School on Bainbridge Island, Washington, is an independent school serving children from birth through 6th grade. Located in Puget Sound, we are 8 miles west of downtown Seattle. The island is accessible by ferryboat and a bridge to the Olympic Peninsula. Bainbridge Island hosts a rich arts community and easy access to outdoor experiences.

Montessori Country School is celebrating its 47th year. We have an infant/parent program, one toddler class, three primary classes, a lower elementary, and an upper elementary. Our 4-acre campus includes recently completed new classrooms and a natural playground. We are an inclusive and supportive community of life-long learners and dedicated Montessorians.

We are seeking a Co-Teacher for our Children’s House primary program beginning August 2019. Ideal candidates for this position would be organized, flexible, confident, independent, and collaborative. This position can be full or part-time. Candidates must have an AA or BA and certification from AMS or AMI training programs.

For more information about our school, please visit our website www.montessoricountryschool.org.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Meghan Skotheim at Meghan@montessoricountryschool.org


Primary Classroom Assistant, portland, or

MAY 8, 2019

The Portland Montessori School, celebrating its sixth decade of serving families and children, is seeking a Full-time Primary Classroom Assistant to join our team in Fall 2019. We are searching for qualified candidates who are enthusiastic, energetic and compassionate with the ability to peacefully and effectively guide young children ages 3 - 6.

Prior experience with Primary aged children and experience in a Primary Montessori classroom are necessary. Ability to work alongside others with compassion, clarity and inspiration, an open mind, a sense of humor and flexibility are also highly desired. The ideal candidate is patient, kind, efficient, and a team player. We offer competitive pay, professional development support, and a supportive and fun community.

Must be on the Oregon Central Background Registry and have a Current CPR, First Aid, Food Handlers, and RRCAN training.

See our website to learn more about our amazing school community!

Please email resume and cover letter to Jessica Thompson at jessica.thompson@portlandmontessori.org.


Toddler Classroom Assistant, portland, or

MAY 8, 2019

The Portland Montessori School, celebrating its sixth decade of serving families and children, is seeking a Full and a Part-time Toddler Classroom Assistant to join our team as we open a new year-round Toddler community in Fall 2019. We are searching for qualified candidates who are enthusiastic, energetic and compassionate with the ability to peacefully and effectively guide young children ages 15 months to 3 years.

Prior experience with Toddler aged children and experience in a Toddler Montessori classroom are necessary. Ability to work alongside others with compassion, clarity and inspiration, an open mind, a sense of humor and flexibility are also highly desired. The ideal candidate is patient, kind, efficient, and a team player. We offer competitive pay, professional development support, and a supportive and fun community.

Must be on the Oregon Central Background Registry and have a Current CPR, First Aid, Food Handlers, RRCAN and safe sleep training.

See our website to learn more about our amazing school community!

Please email resume and cover letter to Jessica Thompson at jessica.thompson@portlandmontessori.org.


After School Care and Support Assistant for 2-6 Year Olds, Marin County, ca

MAY 8, 2019

Marin Montessori School is hiring! This is an especially exciting time to join Marin Montessori School, a highly regarded Bay Area school with an over fifty-year history and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS is currently in the process of expanding our campus, creating a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing, allowing for tremendous indoor-outdoor learning opportunities and close connections between teachers and classes. MMS is a school with passionate educators and engaged and enthusiastic families.

The ideal candidate is experienced with children ages 2 – 6, flexible, caring, responsible and organized, to support our AMI trained teachers in three different programs. Patience, attention to detail and a sense of humor will be essential.

Job Duties:

• Providing support in three different programs; toddler, primary and after school care

• Playground and lunch supervision

• Working closely with the teacher and children in the after school program

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Other tasks as assigned

Requirements:

• Candidates must have a minimum of 6 Early Childhood Education (ECE) units, actively working toward 12 units

• A knowledge of Montessori preferred

• A current and valid California Driver License with a clear driving record

• Must submit to Live Scan fingerprint testing through the Department of Justice

• Current CPR and First Aid certification a plus

• Must have ability to lift 40 pounds without assistance

Marin Montessori School offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefit program, and beautiful surroundings.

Start date is August 19, 2019. Hours are 10:00am - 4:30pm.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hr@marinmontessori.org.


Primary Support Assistant, Marin County, ca

MAY 8, 2019

Marin Montessori School is hiring! This is an especially exciting time to join Marin Montessori School, a highly regarded Bay Area school with an over fifty-year history and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS is currently in the process of expanding our campus, creating a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing, allowing for tremendous indoor-outdoor learning opportunities. MMS is a school with passionate educators and engaged and enthusiastic families.

Job responsibilities include working closely with two of our primary teachers to support their classrooms. Tasks include making materials, and supervising children while other staff are on breaks. The age group is 3 – 6 years old.

Key Responsibilities Include the Following:

• Supporting two different classrooms, each with its own needs

• Material making

• Supervising children during staff breaks

• Covering in classroom as needed when staff are out

• Spanish-speaking would be a plus

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

• Bachelors' Degree

• Candidates must have a minimum of 6 Early Childhood Education (ECE) units, actively working toward 12 units

• Experience working with young children

• A knowledge of Montessori preferred

• A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues

• Organized with an attention to detail

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Must have a valid California driver license with no points

• Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds

Salary:

This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Start date is Friday, August 19, 2019. The salary and benefits package is very competitive, matching or exceeding Bay Area independent school norms.

Marin Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of age, ancestry, color, religious creed, denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital, familial, or parental status, medical condition, genetic information, military and Veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hr@marinmontessori.org.


Primary Classroom Assistant, Marin County, CA

MAY 8, 2019

Marin Montessori School is hiring! This is an especially exciting time to join Marin Montessori School, a highly regarded Bay Area school with an over fifty-year history and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS is currently in the process of expanding our campus, creating a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing, allowing for tremendous indoor-outdoor learning opportunities. MMS is a school with passionate educators and engaged and enthusiastic families.

Job responsibilities include providing support to our AMI trained teachers in our multi-aged Montessori classroom. The age group is 3 – 6 years old.

Key Responsibilities Include the Following:

• Observation and support of children

• Preparing and maintaining the classroom environment

• Material making

• Playground and lunch supervision

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Spanish-speaking would be a plus

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

• Bachelors' Degree

• Candidates must have a minimum of 6 Early Childhood Education (ECE) units, actively working toward 12 units

• Experience working with young children and a knowledge of Montessori preferred

• A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues

• Organized with an attention to detail

• Must have a valid California driver license with no points

• Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds

Salary:

This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Start date is Friday, August 19, 2019. Hours are 7:30 am – 3:30 pm. The salary and benefits package is very competitive, matching or exceeding Bay Area independent school norms.

Marin Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of age, ancestry, color, religious creed, denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital, familial, or parental status, medical condition, genetic information, military and Veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hr@marinmontessori.org.


Lead Infant/Toddler Guides, Beaverton, Or

MAY 7, 2019

Guidepost Montessori is now hiring Montessori-trained teachers at the toddler level to join our founding team in Fall, 2019 as we work to bring a new Montessori school to the Beaverton area! Are you a passionate, Montessori-trained teacher? Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement? Join our team and lead your very own classroom! In this role, you'll create and lead a model toddler classroom. Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment. You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique.

What we offer:

  • Ongoing professional development

  • A network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices

  • Career growth and promotion opportunities

  • A competitive salary

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 75% tuition discount for two children at any school in our network (we serve children 3 months through 12th grade)

  • The opportunity to contribute to a high-quality Montessori program that serves the individual needs of each child

Want to learn more about us? At Guidepost Montessori, we are a team of educators, first and foremost. Even our founder and CEO is AMI trained, and started his career in the classroom! We've now expanded to become a network of Montessori schools, dedicated to fundamentally changing the face of education in the United States by growing the Montessori movement. From the top-down, we believe in what we do – and we want to invite you to join our community of educators, passionate about spreading high-fidelity Montessori!

We'd love to talk to you if you:

  • Obtained a Montessori diploma (preferred) or a Bachelor's Degree (Early Childhood Education preferred)

  • Have experience with the appropriate age group in a group setting, such as daycare, aftercare or nursery

  • Helped a child by giving them the tools to be independent

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

  • Are eager to partner with parents on their child's journey

  • Take pride in your work

  • Are friendly with error

  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

Please follow the link below to Apply to our Beaverton Location! https://guidepostmontessori.com/beaverton/careers#career-openings Please follow the link below to explore other openings across the US! https://guidepostmontessori.com/careers#careers-list


Primary/Elementary Guides, Burien, WA

MAY 7, 2019

Three Tree Montessori School is a growing, nonprofit, AMI recognized school serving a diverse community of 200 children ages 1 through 12. We are seeking an AMI Primary Guide and an Elementary Guide for the 2019-2020 school year. We are located 15 minutes south of Downtown Seattle in the scenic Pacific Northwest in the town of Burien. Our school offers fully equipped learning environments with extensions to the outdoors at all levels. We offer competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental and vision as well as retirement plans. We also support continuing education. We would love to hear from you if you are committed to the highest AMI Montessori standards; possess a kind heart, a sense of humor, great communication skills, and the desire to work toward the greater goal of supporting life-long learning.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to tom.rzegocki@threetree.org.


lower El / Upper Elementary Bilingual Teacher, aurora, co

MAY 7, 2019

Montessori del Mundo is hiring! We are a diverse group of bilingual Montessorians who believe all students deserve a linguistically, academically, and socially appropriate education.  Our staff represents over 8 countries and we have all come together to form our MdM family.  

We believe:

  • Montessori education is effective for a diverse student population

  • We are all bilingual and we are all learning and growing in one or both languages.

  • Children need instruction in social skills and emotional regulation, this is just as important as academics

  • Education can and should be respectful of children as individuals

  • Schools are communities, educating children is a team effort between parents, extended family, and educators.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individualized instruction in English and Spanish to 1st- -6th-grade students in an Upper Elementary Montessori classroom.

  • Collaborate with Spanish Upper El Teacher to develop a coherent program across two dual language classrooms.

  • Establish and maintain the physical environment of the classroom including material creation.

  • Develop a positive, productive classroom culture leading towards self-regulation.

  • Observe and analyze student work and plan appropriate instruction. Maintain a record-keeping system to track student progress.

  • Develop all students as bilingual and bi-literate.

  • Provide effective literacy instruction targeted at bilingual literacy development.

  • Organize and supervise field trips.

  • Invest in families by building and maintaining positive relationships with parents.

  • Supervise students and ensure their safety.

  • Submit student progress reports and other required paperwork on time.

  • Supervise classroom assistant.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Submit Resume, Cover Letter, and Statement of Teaching Philosophy by email to info@montessoridelmundo.org Attn: Hiring.

Montessori del Mundo is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or other protected status.


Primary teacher’s assistant, vancouver, wa

MAY 7, 2019

Lakeshore Montessori School is seeking an experienced Montessori assistant or trained graduate to join our small, sunny AMI school, very close to downtown Vancouver, WA. You must have strong child development skills, be very organized, highly focused, like to clean, and a professional appearance. We offer health insurance, some paid holidays. Position begins August 25, 2019 or sooner.

Please send your resume to Lakeshoremontessori01@gmail.com. Pay is based on experience. WA state is income tax free!!


Elementary Head Teacher, davie, fl

MAY 7, 2019

With over a decade of excellence, Montessori Institute of Broward seeks an elementary guide for the 2019-2020 school year. We are located in beautiful Davie, Florida, a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale. Join our staff of committed Montessorians! Salary commensurate with experience; 401K offered.

Please send Cover Letters and Resumes to Melissa at melissa@mibflorida.com.


MONTESSORI PRIMARY ASSISTANT- FULL TIME SUBSTITUTE, CAMAS, WA

MAY 7, 2019

Camas Montessori School was established in 1988. We are located in the beautiful suburb of Camas, Washington outside of Vancouver, WA and across the river from bustling Portland, Oregon. We are hoping that our applicants are easy-going, love being with the children, work well with others and relates easily to parents as well. We have a new facility with 4 primary classrooms. We are looking for an experienced Montessori Assistant Substitute to fill in while another assistant is on Maternity Leave. Montessori graduates who would like some classroom experience without the responsibility of being a lead teacher yet, this might be a good fit!

This position would be with a lead Montessori-trained guide in an established primary classroom with 19 students. Responsibilities would be to assist the teacher, be able to manage a group, present some basic Montessori lessons, keep attendance, prepare snacks, and maintain classroom environment.

We would be wanting to lock this valuable substitute in by July should the right candidate apply. Please send resume and references to: camasmontessori@yahoo.com. Job Opening Date: 08/22/2019


Montessori Guide or Co-Guide, maple grove, mn

MAY 2, 2019

Radiant Montessori in Maple Grove, Minnesota is looking to hire more than one Montessori Guide to join its great team. We have been guiding and shaping the futures of many young children since 2008 and located in a beautiful building in the northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities in Minnesota. Come work at a Minnesota based, progressive and friendly company where career advancements are waiting for the right employees!

This is an ideal position for graduating students to start an exciting new career. Must have successfully completed the AMI, AMS, or NAMTA Primary training. The position requires a thorough knowledge of Montessori presentations to children in the age group of 3 - 6 years. Successful candidate will work under the direction of an experienced Guide who will provide initial guidance and short-term on the job training, if necessary. The candidate must be consistent in performance, dependable, and result oriented.

Radiant Montessori is a happy place. We emphasize on order, routine and structure. We focus more on academics with a strong flavor of fun. Our motto is, “Let’s talk education. Not just day care.”

Radiant Montessori encourages international students who have an excellent command of the English language to apply. Radiant Montessori will consider sponsoring the right candidate’s work visa (H-1B) if needed.

We offer excellent benefits to our employees. They include:

• Paid Holidays, Vacation/Sick leave

• 60% employer paid Health Insurance, 100% employer paid Dental Insurance

• Attractive salary

• After one year of employment, all full-time employees are entitled to a generous 401k retirement plan. Radiant Montessori matches 100% of the employee contribution up to 6% of the salary.

Essential Work Ethic at Radiant Montessori:

• Warm, friendly, and dedicated to the job

• Must be result oriented, optimistic about the work duties and strive to create a life-long love of learning in Radiant children

• Make new Montessori materials when necessary

• Will take pride in his or her work and the classroom

• Ability to work in a diverse work environment and treat everyone (children, parents and co-workers) with respect

• Maintain children’s records and progress so that they could be communicated to the parents in a meaningful manner; and

• Be dependable, and must be able to attend work regularly and be punctual.

If you meet the above profile, we would love to hear from you! Come and join a Minnesota based, well-established and progressive Montessori School to pursue a long-term career. Please e-mail your resume to Administrator at admin@radiant-montessori.com and mention “Montessori Guide” in the subject line.


Head of School - Montessori of Alameda, Portland, or

MAY 2, 2019

Montessori of Alameda is hiring! Do you believe that if you change the beginning of a child’s life you can change their whole story? At Endeavor Schools we know the power of passionate educators when it comes to unleashing children’s potential. We are a community of educators who seek to grow together in our craft knowledge to ensure that we thrive as professionals and our students thrive as learners and citizens. As part of the Endeavor Schools Family, Montessori of Alameda is seeking a Head of School to oversee its day-to-day operations. The Head of School will be responsible for orchestrating relations with staff, students and families to build a strong sense of community and guide the operation of the school in compliance with all federal, state, accreditation, and internal regulations in an ethical manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Financial & Operational Performance - Meet enrollment objectives and established metrics for school performance by planning and executing student retention and enrollment activities.

  • Parent & Student Satisfaction - Implement a value-added enrichment program and nurture a culture that strives for excellence while valuing and recognizing the contributions of each and every team member.

  • Compliance & Internal Processes - Ensure the school complies with all company policies as well as federal, state and local regulations and licensing requirements.

  • Talent Management - Hire, develop and retain highly qualified staff as measured by education and experience, while demonstrating exceptional leadership skills, professional conduct, and communication skills.

Attributes:

  • Growth Mindset: Models a ‘Growth Mindset’ by consistently seeking to develop one’s talents and demonstrating a passion for learning and growth.

  • Hungry: Continuously strives for excellence, going above and beyond what is required to seize opportunities for the overall benefit of the organization.

  • Humble: Puts the collective success of the team over one’s individual interests, easily admitting to one’s own mistakes and sharing the credit for team accomplishments.

  • (People) Smart: Demonstrates good judgment when interacting with teammates, understanding one’s impact on others and adjusting one’s behavior as necessary.

  • Leadership: Rallies teammates around a shared vision and provides motivation and support to reach shared objectives. Provides timely feedback, coaching, and development opportunities for staff. Serves as a role model for our core values.

  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Cultivates the interpersonal skills and emotional discipline to forge authentic relationships with teammates in order to establish mutual trust, respect and accountability. Ability to relate joyfully and sensitively to children.

  • Collaboration: Involves parents, colleagues, and partners with the community in a collaborative effort to provide seamless support for students.

  • Communication: Communicates effectively with all members of community including parents and students with sensitivity, honesty, and empathy. Discusses matters with staff and leadership directly and in a professional manner.

  • Organization and Time Management: Ensures that priorities are aligned with key business objectives and resources are mobilized to maximize Return on Time Invested. Focuses time and energy on value-added activities.

  • Adaptability: Maintain a calm, positive, and professional demeanor even in the face of challenges and adversity.

Job Qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Child Care Administration or Early Childhood Education or related field Specific requirements set by minimum State standards and/or accreditation.

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the field of early childhood education in an organization of comparable scope.

  • A minimum of 5 years of managerial experience and strong performance results.

  • AMS Certified preferred Experience with revenue generation, budgets and financial accountability.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Tessa Stephenson, tstephenson@endeavorschools.com


INFANT AND TODDLER GUIDES, HAWTHORNE, CA

MAY 2, 2019

Discovery is conducting a search for 0 – 3 trained guides to lead their own Nido and Toddler communities. Through your efforts, you will have the opportunity to practice authentic AMI Montessori and help Discovery figure prominently among the world’s most admired Montessori schools.

For the right candidate, we are pleased to offer:

  • Competitive compensation;

  • Generous medical benefits;

  • 401(k) retirement benefits including a generous employer match

  • Restorative work-life benefits including substantial paid time off and a host of holidays throughout the year;

  • On-going career development.

We encourage you to apply if you:

  • Have earned an AMI diploma (additionally, a bachelor’s or master’s degree in any subject is preferred);

  • Are a US citizen or green card holder (although we will consider visa sponsorship for the right candidate)

  • Are available to join Discovery between May and August 2019

To learn more, visithttp://xplor.education, and apply online


AMI PRIMARY GUIDE, ALEXANDRIA, VA

MAY 2, 2019

The Aquinas Montessori School is seeking an experienced AMI certified primary guide to lead one of three primary classes at our Mount Vernon location for the 2018-2019 school year. Prior AMI accredited teaching experience is preferred. The Aquinas Montessori School is situated on nearly two wooded acres close to Mount Vernon in Northern Virginia on property formerly owned by George Washington. Established in 1965 and recognized by AMI, Aquinas Montessori started with four primary classrooms and has grown to eight classrooms - five primary, two lower elementary, one upper elementary - on two campuses.

We welcome the opportunity for applicants to visit us during the current school year. If you are interested, please send your resume via email to aquinasmontessorimv@gmail.com to the attention of Celeste Baucom.