Job Board

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

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substitutes - portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 24, 2017

Childpeace Montessori School is seeking experienced substitutes for our Children’s House, Toddler Community, Elementary and Middle School programs. Our substitutes work on an as needed basis, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:15am-6:00pm. You decide what days/hours you prefer to be available to sub with us. The hourly rate depends on experience level. 

To work as a substitute in our Children’s House, Toddler, and Elementary aftercare programs, the following is required: current enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC) Central Background Registry (CBR), and current CPR/First Aid and food handler certificates. 

To work as a substitute in our Elementary and Middle School programs, the following is required: successful passage of a criminal background clearance (may require fingerprints) and current CPR/First Aid certificates. It is preferred that Elementary substitutes also maintain a current food handler’s certificate. 

All Childpeace substitutes are required to complete a course in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) and Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety (both courses accessible via PSU’s Oregon Center for Career Development website) within 30 days of employment.

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

Documented experience working with children and excellent references are required. Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter, resume, and two references to: humanresources@childpeace.org. Please enter Childpeace Substitute in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

childpeace.org


Guides: Primary, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary - georgetown, texas, USA

POSTED ON FEb 23, 2017

Goodwater Montessori Charter School in sunny Georgetown, Texas (26 miles north of Austin) is seeking guides for Primary, Lower Elementary, and Upper Elementary to guide a new school of 334 children. we will have an Adolescent Program in the future. Eleven acres and a new building await you as we build our staff culture from the ground up. GMS will be attending the MNW Job Fair and is looking forward to talking with you. Send resume to Nancy Gribble-Tay...ngtay@verizon.net or call 512-577-2762.

goodwatermontessori.org


Children's House Assistant or Intern - bainbridge island, washington, USA

POSTED ON FEb 23, 2017

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 45th year. We have an infant/parent program, one toddler class, three primary classes, a lower elementary, and an upper elementary. Currently on two campuses, we are in the process of designing a combined campus to serve the needs of all programs and expect to break ground on the project in Spring 2017. We are an inclusive and supportive community of life-long learners and dedicated Montessorians. 

We are seeking an Intern or Assistant for our Children’s House primary program beginning August 2017. Ideal candidates for this position would be organized, flexible, confident, independent, and collaborative. Candidates must have an AA or BA. Interns from AMS or AMI training programs are strongly encouraged. Please send resume and cover letter to Meghan Skotheim at:
Meghan@montessoricountryschool.org

montessoricountryschool.org


Morning Primary Assistant - portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 23, 2017

Olive Branch School is a year round, in-home, vegan Montessori environment in its second year of operation serving children ages 2.5 - 6 years old. We are hiring for a morning assistant. The hours are 8:30-12:30 with an hourly wage of $15. Position to start the first week of April, paid orientation during the last week of March.

Candidates should enjoy very young children, be patient, gentle, calm, compassionate, flexible, learn quickly and follow directions well. You will help maintain the cleanliness and order of the classroom environment both indoors and outdoors. 

Our Ideal Candidate will:

  • have experience with children
  • be familiar with the Montessori philosophy or have experience in a Montessori environment -Montessori training a plus
  • be enrolled in Oregon's Central Background Registry, trained in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid and RRCAN, or do so within 90 days of hiring.
  • bilingual -Spanish speaking is a plus
  • registry in the ORO is a plus

Additional Requirements:

  • Punctuality
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • 15 hours ongoing training every year in early childhood education (the school will help candidates attain)
  • Be able to work year round

Interested candidates may email a resume to: emily@olivebranchschool.com with a cover letter in the body.

olivebranchschool.com


Lower and Upper Elementary Teacher - springfield, missouri, USA

POSTED ON FEb 23, 2017

Discovery Garden Montessori, is seeking an Elementary Directress/Guide for the 2017-18 school year. Qualified candidates need a Bachelor’s degree, AMS or AMI Montessori credentials, demonstrate excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with staff and parents. Successful candidates have a clear understanding of Montessori philosophy, curriculum, implementation, and classroom management skills along with flexibility and a passion for teaching. Fluent in a second language is a plus.

dgmontessori.org


Toddler guide - portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 22, 2017

The Montessori Children’s House in Portland, Oregon is currently seeking to hire a Toddler Guide who will begin no later than Aug. 30, 2017. In addition to training, successful candidates demonstrate energy, imagination, and excellent communications skills.

We’re near Downtown Portland in a vibrant neighborhood with many urban amenities, noted for its international residents and transit alternatives. Portland is a lively and growing city near beautiful coastline, mountains, desert. The area enjoys a strong Montessori community with a great training center that is located not far from MCH.

The salary is above the community average and will reflect experience. Benefits include fully-paid health insurance, paid days off, and professional development.

See our website: childrenshousepdx.com, and reply to: david@childrenshousepdx.com.


School Leadership Position - seattle, washington, USA

POSTED ON FEb 21, 2017

Are you an experienced primary guide that is interested in leadership? Lighthouse Montessori seeks a Head of School to replace its founder no later than September 2017. We are a one classroom, all-day, year-round Children's House. In our small school, the Head of School is ultimately responsible for all aspects of administration and works closely with the Lead Teacher to supervise and guide in the classroom. Our current lead teacher will be staying, lending continuity to our children and parents.

At 5 years old, our school is healthy and stable. We have 100% enrollment every year, $60K in the bank, and a trusting, involved parent community. 

The Head of School is a full-time, salaried, twelve-month position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance support, paid school year holidays, 4 weeks paid personal and vacation time, and a professional development allowance.

Desired Characteristics

  • Passionate proponent for Montessori & Positive Discipline approaches
  • Engaged, effective, transparent, and clear communication
  • Passionate advocacy & commitment to wellbeing of children
  • Visionary leadership through consensus building
  • Coaching by listening, empowering, & delegating
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with children, staff, parents, and community
  • Acting as articulate ambassador of the school to existing and prospective students and families
  • Team-building by supporting staff work/growth/development
  • Skilled mediation and commitment to peacefully resolving conflicts
  • Advocacy for diversity and social justice

Required Qualifications

  • Education: related BS degree, MACTE Approved/AMI Primary Diploma
  • Employment: 5+ years AMI/MACTE accredited Primary classroom experience with leadership experience preferred
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication, adult education and training experience preferred
  • Fiduciary: Basic knowledge of accounting practices and math to perform/oversee simple financial duties
  • Reasoning: Ability to analyze and make autonomous decisions, with accountability
  • Relational: Adept at interacting with Board, staff, parents, donors and community

If you are interested in being our next head of school, please submit these documents to: info@lighthousemontessori.com:

  1. cover letter, highlighting the one desired characteristic (from above) you believe is your greatest asset;
  2. your resume;
  3. and an essay stating which 4 Essential Functions (view here) are most important to you and why (less than 300 words)

lighthousemontessori.com


Primary and Elementary Classroom Guides - bend, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 17, 2017

Desert Sky Montessori, an Oregon Charter School in Bend, seeks Montessori-trained Primary and Elementary Guides to begin the 2017-18 school year. 

Be a part of an exciting new Montessori charter school launching its first year this September as a fully-implemented, tuition-free Montessori program. The school will be located in the beautiful Central Oregon community of Bend, just minutes from mountains, rivers, climbing cliffs, and a myriad other recreational opportunities. Desert Sky will open its doors to about 75 5- through 9-year-old students and their families in its first year, and will add an age group each year through middle school. 

Desert Sky Montessori is dedicated to providing a nurturing and inspiring environment for students and adults alike. The sponsoring Bend-LaPine School District and the Bend community are very supportive of the school. The school is adequately funded for its start up years, and the classrooms will be complete with beautiful Montessori materials and furnishings. 

The successful candidate will have Montessori teaching certification, preferably from AMI or AMS, and teaching experience is preferred. Oregon State Licensure, or the ability to obtain this credential or the Oregon Charter School Registry, is required. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience, and competitive with independent schools in the area. The compensation package includes professional development opportunities, medical insurance, paid days off, and eligibility to enroll in the Oregon PERS retirement fund. 

Interested candidates may mail or email a cover letter and resume to:
Shelly Phillips
Desert Sky Montessori Board President
PO Box 8301
Bend, Oregon 97708

Email: hiring@dsmontessori.org

dsmontessori.org


Primary Guide - beaverton, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 16, 2017

Sunshine Montessori School has been the serving the local community since 1995, and is located close to Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton. We currently have 4 primary classrooms and are looking for a qualified Montessori guide to join our growing staff. Qualified candidates with or without teaching experience are welcome to apply. We offer competitive pay and benefits along with a supportive work environment.

Please email your resume and a brief cover letter to: info@sunshine-montessori.com for consideration.

sunshine-montessori.com


AMI Primary Guide - albany, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 16, 2017

Sundborn Children’s House has been the serving the local community since 1995, and is located in Albany, Oregon, 10 miles from Oregon State University and an hour to either the wild Pacific Ocean or the snowy Cascade mountains. Our inviting campus has two Primary classrooms. We are looking for a full time AMI-trained Montessori Primary guide to join our growing staff this year. Qualified candidates with or without teaching experience are welcome to apply immediately. We offer competitive pay and benefits along with a supportive work environment. 

Sundborn Children’s House is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a collaborative faculty. If you are interested in joining our established school, please submit a resume, letter of interest, and references to: info@sundborn.org or contact Karen Madsen-Barton at: 541-924-9480.

sundborn.org


Co-Director/Lead Toddler Guide - hillsboro, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 16, 2017

Roots & Wings Montessori School located in Hillsboro, OR, is seeking a Co-Director/Lead toddler guide. We prefer Montessori teachers with previous experience in guiding children, but do not mean to discourage inexperienced applicants. We are looking for dedication, long-term commitment, and a responsible attitude. A team player with an easy-going open-minded personality would fit right into our program. A Montessori guide who is fluent in languages besides English, or can support extra-curricular activities related to arts & crafts, physical education, and music will receive a priority. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. Interested applicants should email us their resume at: rootswingsms@gmail.com.

montessoriroots.com


Lead Primary Guide - hillsboro, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 16, 2017

Roots & Wings Montessori School located in Hillsboro, OR, is seeking a lead primary guide. We prefer Montessori teachers with previous experience in guiding children, but do not mean to discourage inexperienced applicants. We are looking for dedication, long-term commitment, and a responsible attitude. A team player with an easy-going open-minded personality would fit right into our program. A Montessori guide who is fluent in languages besides English, or can support extra-curricular activities related to arts & crafts, physical education, and music will receive a priority. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. Interested applicants should email us their resume at: rootswingsms@gmail.com.

montessoriroots.com


Lead Primary Guide - libertyville, illinois, USA

POSTED ON FEb 16, 2017

Alta Vista Montessori School is currently hiring an AMI trained primary guide to take over an established classroom starting with the 2017-2018 academic year. 

We seek a teacher who

  1. is eager to follow and implement faithfully the Montessori philosophy and curriculum
  2. has a strong work ethic and positive attitude 
  3. is an effective communicator, team player, and committed to professional and personal growth
  4. preferably has primary Guide experience, but we encourage new teachers to apply

Our school was founded in 1998 and is currently offering authentic Montessori programs from Nido to Primary. It is located in Libertyville IL, a northern suburb of Chicago that is a fantastic place to life. 

We offer competitive pay and benefits. 

Contact Sophia Ginder at: info@altavistamontessori.com or 847-918-1621

altavistamontessori.com


Adolescent Lead Guide - fort collins, colorado, USA

POSTED ON FEb 15, 2017

Fort Collins Montessori School is a public charter school in its third year of operations in lovely Fort Collins, Colorado (one hour north of Denver). We currently have 125 students in primary - upper elementary. We are seeking an adolescent lead guide for our developing middle school program. Please see our employment page for the full position description and apply accordingly.

focomontessori.org


primary guide - hollister, california, USA

POSTED ON FEb 14, 2017

Hollister Montessori School is seeking an AMI trained Primary Guide for the 2017-2018 school year. The class is an established group of 24 three through six year old children. 

The ideal candidate is a lifelong learner who is joyful, warm and professional in their daily interactions with children, families and colleagues. Confidence, professionalism, a nurturing demeanor and a sense of humor are important characteristics. A strong respect for and love of children centered in an understanding of the Montessori philosophy are essential. We look for a long-term commitment to Hollister Montessori School.

Hollister Montessori School opened in September 1998 with a class of 3 and 4 year old children. As interest in the Montessori program grew, an elementary class was added in September 2006. We are still a small school with 1 Primary and 1 Elementary class. Hollister is currently experiencing a growth spurt and we anticipate that HMS will be growing over the next few years. We have a dedicated group of guides and families interested in seeing the school continue to offer an outstanding Montessori program.

Hollister is located on the central coast, near Monterey Bay. It is about an hour and a half south of San Francisco, CA. We enjoy a mild climate at the southern end of the beautiful Santa Clara Valley.

To apply for this position, please send your resumé and three references to Ginger Lobeck at: globeck@hollistermonterssori.com.

hollistermontessori.com


Elementary Spanish Teacher & Support role - Corte madera, california, USA

POSTED ON FEb 14, 2017

Marin Montessori School seeks a Spanish teacher to work closely with the two lower elementary teachers and two upper elementary teachers to create and deliver engaging and effective approaches to Spanish instruction within the context of AMI elementary Montessori classrooms. The Spanish teacher also supports Toddler and Primary faculty in exposing their students to Spanish. Additionally, the Spanish teacher designs and runs after school enrichment Spanish programs for both primary and elementary students. Finally, the elementary trained Spanish teacher serves elementary classrooms and teachers through individual work with students in English, and s/he may provide some needed administrative support with elementary admissions. 

This position requires an experienced elementary teacher who is passionate about the Spanish language and Spanish speaking cultures, and who is highly innovative, collaborative, flexible, and skillful in engaging with primary and elementary age students. 

Marin Montessori School:
This is an especially thrilling time to join Marin Montessori, 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 filled with passionate educators and engaged and enthusiastic families. There is strong appetite for Spanish education, and the next Spanish teacher has an opportunity to innovate and create the most effective Spanish program for a committed AMI school. 

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Collaborating with elementary teachers to create an ideal structure for Spanish language work with elementary students
  • Daily engagement with elementary students through Spanish language instruction and cultural exposure and experiences
  • Creating and leading after school enrichment classes for primary and elementary students
  • Occasional work with toddler and primary teachers and assistants to support their work exposing children to the Spanish language
  • Supporting elementary classrooms through individual work with students in English
  • Some support for elementary admissions during admissions season

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

  • Spanish fluency
  • Substantial teaching experience
  • Bachelors Degree
  • AMI elementary training and teaching experience
  • A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Skillful at material making and designing follow up work

Salary and Hours:
This is a full-time teaching position that includes winter, spring, and summer school vacations. Start date is August 1, 2017. The salary and benefits package is competitive.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@marinmontessori.org.

marinmontessori.org


Executive Director- Washington, D.c., USA

POSTED ON FEb 13, 2017

Breakthrough Montessori seeks a seasoned administrator to begin June 30, and no later than August 1, 2017, to carry the school’s vision and mission forward. The Executive Director of BMPCS, D. C.’s newest public Montessori school, will supervise a leadership team composed of Directors of Curriculum & Instruction, Community Engagement, and Operations.

The ED will cultivate an environment that fosters the success of all students by facilitating the development, communication, implementation, and evaluation of a shared vision of excellence in teaching and learning that is firmly grounded in Montessori theory and practice. 

To fulfill this work, Breakthrough Montessori seeks an entrepreneurial and strategic thinker with passion for the values, goals and practices of Montessori education. The ideal candidate will be a strong and collaborative team leader with exceptional communication skills, an in depth understanding of public school finance, experience in public education, and a deep respect for children, their families and teachers. 

Qualifications:

  • School leadership experience
  • Experience in managing and evaluating personnel
  • Strong record of innovation and academic leadership 
  • Experiencing in a coaching model to aid in the growth of teachers and school leaders
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience developing and managing a large budget
  • Understanding of principles of non-profit management 
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to Breakthrough’s vision and mission
  • Creative and strategic thinking; energetic and nurturing personality
  • Organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with families from diverse backgrounds
  • An understanding of urban education and experience in interpreting and implementing regulations in a complex urban environment (knowledge of Washington, D. C.’s, unique public education landscape preferred)
  • Experience in fundraising preferred
  • Familiarity with Montessori and/or individualized learning preferred
  • Master’s degree or higher in applicable field of education

Start date: August 1, 2017 Salary range: 110,000 - $120,000. Breakthrough offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and SIMPLE IRA plan with an employer contribution. 

Applications may be submitted beginning February 9, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The review of applications will begin on February 24. Search is being conducted in partnership with the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector.
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to: ExecutiveSearch@breakthroughmontessori.org, with a subject of
“Executive Director Search”

breakthroughmontessori.org


UPPER Elementary Guide- Lansing, michigan, USA

POSTED ON FEb 13, 2017

Montessori Children's House of Lansing, an established and highly respected Montessori school of 44 years, seeks to hire AMI elementary trained (or in training) teaching assistant at the Upper Elementary (9-12 age) level. This person would shadow and assist an experienced AMI teacher next fall for one year and then assume the lead guide position in the fall of 2018. Our school’s backbone is its teachers, who have a major role in determining the direction and values of the school community – following authentic Montessori principles and practices in the service and education of diverse children and families. A teaching certification at the Elementary level is also required, but candidates in process of obtaining this credential will be considered. 

We are located near the downtown capital city of Lansing, MI, 10 minutes from Michigan State University in East Lansing, 1 and a half hours from Lake Michigan, and 1 and a half hours from Detroit. Please send a cover letter, documentation of all degrees and certifications and resume to:

Maureen Newton, Head of School
Montessori Children’s House of Lansing
2100 W. St. Joseph
Lansing, MI 48915

Please include a written short essay on why you think you would be a good fit for our learning community. Application deadline is April 12 or until position is filled. Salary and some benefits are a part of this employment.

mchlansing.org


Lower Elementary Guide- MCMINNVILLE, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON FEb 13, 2017

McMinnville Montessori School is seeking an AMI certified elementary guide to lead a 6-9 classroom of 25 children for the 2017-18 school year. Located just south of Portland, McMinnville is a thriving community in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley wine region. 

Founded in 1983, our school serves children ages 3 through 12. Our elementary program was established in 1997. Our mission is to cultivate curiosity, independence, social responsibility, and a lifelong love of learning. 

We are committed to creating a family oriented, inclusive community and work hard to create an environment for the faculty where their work is valued and they have meaningful say in the values and operations of our growing school. We welcome dedicated Montessorians interested in being part of and contributing to a warm, loving and thoughtful place of practice.

We offer a competitive salary. Please forward your resume and letter of interest to: Shazia Abdulla, Head of School, at: learning@mcminnvillemontessori.com

mcminnvillemontessori.com

 


AMI Primary Teacher - fishers, indiana, USA

POSTED ON FEb 13, 2017

Community Montessori School, located in Fishers, Indiana serves children between 18 mo.’s and 15 years of age. CMS is currently accepting applications for our Primary classrooms. AMI certification is required. More information about CMS and its programs can be found on our website: www.cmsindiana.org

Interested candidates should contact Carrie Wisser, Head of School at: magnolia@cmsindiana.org.

cmsindiana.org


program assistant - portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON FEb 10, 2017

The Portland Montessori School, celebrating its sixth decade of serving families and children, is seeking a Program Assistant starting immediately. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, energetic and compassionate with the ability to guide children through redirection and affirmative words. Prior experience with primary-aged children and an interest in learning about the Montessori approach 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. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and professional development support. Hours are 11:30am – 6:00pm during the school year, with varying hours during Summer.

The Portland Montessori School has a long-standing tradition of educating children for life. Founded in 1962 as Providence Montessori School, we were the first Montessori school in the Pacific Northwest. We offer primary and elementary programs that build on a rich history of learning, friendship and community. Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) recognized, and guided by a gifted team of certified professionals, we are committed to helping children develop a lifelong love of learning and cultivating the skills essential to authentic living.

We currently serve approximately 170 students with our thriving primary program for ages 2 1/2 through 6 and our growing elementary program for grades 1 through 6. We also offer before and after care as well as holiday and summer camps.

Located in Northeast Portland, our centralized campus location offers a convenient location for many Portland-area neighborhoods. Portland, Oregon’s largest city, is known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as its microbreweries and coffeehouses. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music scenes. Outdoor adventures are plentiful with two large rivers running through the city and just an hour to either the Pacific Ocean or snow-capped Mt. Hood. 

Please email resume together with cover letter to: employment@portlandmontessori.org.

portlandmontessori.org


Montessori Leadership Position - fort bragg, california, USA

POSTED ON FEb 10, 2017

Montessori del Mar Learning Center, a small public charter learning center in Fort Bragg, CA, is looking for a Montessori educator qualified or motivated to be a Director/ instructional leader. This position is open to Montessori trained teachers, primary (ages 3-6) or elementary (ages 6-12) with CA multiple subject teaching credential. Charter school experience preferred, but not required. Montessori trained teachers with out-of-state teaching credential or moving towards credential will also be considered. Other instructional positions may also be available.

We are a small public charter Montessori learning center on the beautiful North coast of California. Our rural community is on the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by Redwoods. Our center has been in operation for almost ten years and is run collaboratively by parents, teachers and our authorizing agent. District offers complete benefit package, staff development funds, and flexible job structure. Center offers full array of Montessori materials, supportive Board of Directors and fundraising/organizational support. Please email brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed at: creed@mattolevalley.org.


Lower Elementary Guide - NEW orleans, louisiana, USA

POSTED ON FEb 10, 2017

Cathedral Montessori School is looking to hire an Elementary Guide beginning with the 2018-19 school year. This will be our first lower elementary classroom, and we are looking for a Montessori teacher with Elementary certification and three or more years of teaching experience in elementary classrooms. Please visit our website to learn more about our school and to view a video describing our current program. Please email resumes to: cathedralmontessori@gmail.com.

cathedralmontessori.com


Lead Teachers and Assistants - MEMPHIS, Tennessee, USA

POSTED ON FEb 8, 2017

Libertas School of Memphis is a Montessori & liberal arts public charter school serving a high-need neighborhood in Memphis. Our mission is to be a school for human flourishing: cultivating minds, hands, and hearts for lives of wonder, work, and love. We offer our students a rich, rigorous, and personalized education through the learning method of Dr. Maria Montessori, supported with rich liberal arts content through Core Knowledge, and the best practices of high-performing urban schools. And we are building an attachment village of supports between school, families, and our community. We opened in 2015, and currently serve 230 students in 7 Primary (age 3-6) classrooms, 4 lower elementary (age 6-9) classrooms, and special education (inclusion and a special environment). We are expanding up to age 12 in the coming years.

We are seeking applicants for Lead Teachers and Assistants for growing Lower Elementary classes, and will also consider applications for potential openings in Primary and Special Education. Passionate and knowledgeable teachers can dramatically improve the achievement of children subjected to educational inequality. At Libertas, we aim to make teaching about craftsmanship with sustainability. We have a steadfast commitment to the principles of Montessori and liberal arts learning, and at the same time are prudent in practice: "following the child," matching him or her with the beautiful and rigorous work of their own development.

Features of how we support teachers:

  • A community of reflective practice, including observation, coaching, and professional development. 
  • Visit the “our team” page for more about the great team of educators you could join.
  • Training in Montessori pedagogy and curriculum through the Libertas Urban Montessori Institute & Residency. LUMIR is a joint project with the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector, and is an applicant for certification through the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE). See the LUMIR flier on our website to learn more.

Please see the "Join Our Team" page of www.LibertasMemphis.org for more details.

libertasmemphis.org