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Upper Elementary Teacher, Ottawa, On, Canada

March 25, 2019

Bishop Hamilton Montessori School is looking for a teacher to lead its Upper Elementary Community.

BHMS is a CCMA accredited, not for profit, independent school. Since 1983, the school has provided a Christian, Montessori education to 200 students in the Ottawa, Canada region for children 3 months to 14 years.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Montessori Elementary Certification

  • 3 to 5 year Montessori classroom experience

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills

Salary: Based on experience

Resumes may be sent to info@bhms.ca to the attention of the School Director, Renette Sasouni.


PRESCHOOL / KINDERGARTEN TEACHER ASSISTANT, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

MARCH 21, 2019

OVERVIEW OF POSITION

The San Francisco School seeks a Preschool Teacher Assistant to assure students are joyfully engaged in classroom activities and outdoor yard play. Ideal candidates are eager to work with lesson plans based on a multicultural, unbiased and meaningful curriculum. The candidate should be comfortable stepping in with a teaching team, following instructions from a Head Teacher and taking initiative. Duties include work with individual children and small groups, overseeing class activities, setting up equipment and materials for nap, games, arts, crafts and activities outdoors, and managing children during nap, yard, class, meal and Extended Day. Responsibilities also include communicating observations and insights to Head Teachers, laundering nap sheets, organizing classroom materials and equipment, and collaborating with Extended Day team.

Hours: 10:00am to 6:00pm

Begins: August 9, 2019

QUALIFICATIONS SOUGHT

  • We seek a talented Teacher Assistant who can inspire students.

  • Candidates must have successful teaching experience and exhibit excellent communication skills.

  • Cultural competence and the ability to collaborate in a teaching team are essential.

  • Candidates should be student-centered.

  • A minimum of 12 ECE credits is required, and an Associate Degree with three years of successful work as a Teacher Assistant are recommended. Montessori training is a plus but is not required. Spanish speaking is a plus!

Interested candidates may apply by sending a 3 references, resume, cover letter, and how you learned of job in one document by April 5, 2019 to jobs@sfschool.org

OVERVIEW OF SCHOOL

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

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

Check out our website: www.sfschool.org


LOWER ELEMENTARY TEACHER, DENVER, CO

MARCH 21, 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


LEAD TODDLER AND EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS, AND EARLY CHILDHOOD ASSISTANTS, WINTHROP, WA

MARCH 21, 2019

Little Star Montessori School is hiring for the 2019-20 school year! We are seeking Montessori teachers for both our campuses in the Methow Valley (Twisp and Winthrop), a full time Lead Toddler Teacher, a full time Lead Early Childhood Teacher, and Early Childhood Assistants. Positions will start in August 2019.

Little Star sparks children's curiosity, compassion, and sense of community through joyful learning and discovery. We provide outstanding early childhood education for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners.

The Methow Valley is a special place, nestled in the foothills of the North Cascade mountains in north-central Washington State, the valley has a rich culture, amazing outdoor recreations, and provides a safe, friendly, and close-knit home to residents.

Our school was founded in 1982 as a non-profit organization by Rayma Hayes, a certified Montessori instructor, and a group of parents who wanted to establish a quality preschool in the Methow Valley. In 1989, after seven years in three different rented spaces, land was donated to the school and, with contributions of money and services from community members, construction of a new school began. This building was completed in 1992 and since that date has been the home of Little Star School. In 2018, our school grew again with adjacent land donated and a second school building constructed, opening doors in September 2018. Little Star has a dedicated teaching staff and has seen substantial growth over the years.

Currently the Little Star Staff includes teachers who have been here since the beginning, staff who have been employed for 20+ years, and alum students who are now staff, sending their own children to Little Star. Our special school is a home to many!

Benefits: We offer a competitive salary package, a health stipend, and childcare discounts.

More information can be found at www.littlestarschool.org

Positions will remain open until filled, with priority given to applications received by May 31st, 2019.

Please email a cover letter and resume to geva@littlestarschool.org


LEAD AND ASSISTANT TEACHERS, PULLMAN, WA

MARCH 21, 2019

The Montessori School of Pullman is expanding and now hiring for the following positions:

  • Full time salaried lead teachers for 2 - 3 and 3 - 6 year olds

  • Full time salaried assistant teachers for 2 - 3 and 3 - 6 year olds

  • Substitute teaching positions

  • Extra care positions (after school care)

Contract is for the 2019-2020 school year and runs August 1 through June with opportunity for renewal.

Salaried positions come with health and retirement benefits as well as sick, personal and professional paid days each year.

Experience and early childhood credentials preferred for all positions, and Montessori teaching certification required for lead positions. For an exceptional candidate, we will consider Montessori training opportunities.

Email or call 509-334-4114 for more information, including job descriptions, preferred qualifications and benefits package. Check our website www.pullmanmontessori.org and facebook pages to see if you would be a good fit for our school. Positions open until filled.

Send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to the Montessori School of Pullman, 115, NW State Street, Pullman, WA 99163 or montessori@pullman.com by April 15th. Interviews will be in mid-April.


PRIMARY AND ELEMENTARY GUIDES, BURIEN, WA

MARCH 19, 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 and Elementary Guides 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


ELEMENTARY GUIDE, RICHLAND, WA

MARCH 19, 2019

Help bring (even more) Cosmic Education to the Firehouse!

Sagebrush Montessori is seeking an Elementary Guide (or guide in training) to support our growing elementary program for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate will be a compassionate, life-long learner with a love of the natural world and a deep appreciation for community.

We are a small, thriving school situated across two campuses in Richland, Washington. Our elementary campus is located in an historic firehouse, adjacent to a city park and on a local bus line (just perfect for going outs!). The classroom is a beautiful, bright space well equipped with materials and a full kitchen. Our students have a strong Montessori background and they are independent self-starters who love big work.

Richland is part of the greater Tri-Cities area. It is known for its scenic beauty and outdoor sports, including hiking, boating and skiing. We are nestled amongst the shrub-steppe, flowing rivers and a thriving wine community.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to samantha@sagebrushmontessori.org


NANNY, PORTLAND, OR

MARCH 19, 2019

Two working moms seeking part time Montessori/Waldorf informed nanny for care of infant. Roughly 30 hours per week from Fall 2019 to Fall 2020. Nanny to provide own transport. Home is located in SW Portland/ Hillsdale neighborhood. Employment includes paid vacation and sick time.

Please send CV and letter of interest to canape01@gmail.com


FULL TIME MONTESSORI LEAD TEACHER, PHOENIX, AZ

MARCH 19, 2019

Inspire Kids Montessori is looking for a qualified, motivated, and friendly individual to work at our beautiful Montessori school located in the Ahwatukee, Phoenix area. The ideal candidate will have a good work ethic, strong classroom management skills, dependability, dedication, nurturing and caring personality, and a positive attitude.

You must have a Montessori Primary credential along with at least 2 years of teaching experience, a valid CPR/First Aid Certification and Fingerprint Clearance Card, and a negative TB Test result.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop/plan, implement and deliver/teach Montessori curriculum and lesson plans

  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment

  • Measure and record each child's development progress

  • Create and maintain good rapport with parents

  • Supervise, train and mentor assistants

Benefits: We offer a competitive salary package, vacation days, and childcare discounts

To apply send resume, cover letter and at least 2 professional references to info@inspirekidsmontessori.com

Only qualified applicants need apply.


AFTERNOON ASSISTANT/AFTERCARE, PORTLAND, OR

MARCH 19, 2019

Tree of Life Montessori, an in-home certified Montessori preschool in SE Portland, is seeking an afternoon assistant/aftercare provider. Approximately 30 hours per week.

This is a part-time job assisting the afternoon arts teacher as well as taking care of children who stay for aftercare. We are looking for a kind, dependable individual with experience working with young children in a classroom setting.

We offer a happy, supportive, easygoing workplace and coworkers. We have a sweet, caring community of parents and children. Montessori experience helpful but not required. We are a Jewish school so knowledge and experience with Jewish themes is helpful but not required.

Position is Monday-Friday 11:30-5:30 pm (30 hours/week), and pay depends on experience and education, with regular raises based on performance. Commitment to the rest of the school year (April-June) is very important! We close from mid June through August but would love to find someone who can join us again in the fall for next year. We are also open to short-term arrangements to complete this school year. Benefits include health care and generous paid time off.

The job includes assisting the art teacher in preparing and presenting materials, assisting with art cleanup, general cleaning of the classroom, and aftercare in our outdoor environment.

Position starts ASAP with one 2-hour training session.

Requirements:

  • Enrollment in the Oregon criminal history registry

  • Pediatric First Aid/CPR

  • Certificate in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

  • Food handler's card

  • Safe Sleep Training

  • Commitment to obtaining required hours of training in the field of education and childcare (we will help with this).

We look forward to hearing from you!

Please send a resume along with a cover letter describing your interest in this position to arielmiriam@gmail.com


EARLY CHILDHOOD MONTESSORI TEACHER, RENTON, WA

MARCH 19, 2019

Are you an energetic, positive, patient, and joyful educator seeking to make an impact on our youngest generation of global citizens? Do you have a love of the great outdoors along with experience implementing new lessons and ideas into an early childhood Montessori classroom? Can you bring with you a background of diverse experiences and perspectives to foster connections with our students, families, and staff?

Cedar River Montessori School, on the outskirts of Seattle, seeks an experienced Early Childhood (3-6) Teacher for the 2019-20 school year to join an awesome staff. Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree and Montessori 3-6 training from an accredited AMS, AMI, or MACTE training center. Candidates must be organized, passionate, flexible, and respectful, with excellent communication skills and the ability to think creatively. In addition, candidates should be excited about incorporating environmental education, hands-on science, and social and environmental justice in the classroom. Must be a team player! Duties include lesson planning for group and individual, record keeping, completing progress reports, parent-teacher meetings, classroom management, implementing the Montessori philosophy, and coordination with Montessori teachers at all levels. Ideally will be available this spring to meet with the outgoing teacher. Start date of June 24 in our summer program (a summer/Montessori hybrid classroom), with the main Montessori program beginning in early September.

Located on 12 acres of forested wetland and pasture, Cedar River Montessori is an AMS accredited, independent, non-profit school for students ages 3 through 14 in Renton, WA. Cedar River Montessori students follow their natural interests as they explore their world, discovering the interconnectedness of personal responsibility, environmental stewardship, and social equity. Students learn how to work independently and collaboratively, experiencing a transformative education as they grow into the next generation of engaged, global thinkers who compassionately challenge the status quo. Founded in 1981, we strive to be a diverse and inclusive community.

Cedar River Montessori values the rich cultures, traditions, and ethnicities our families come from, and we are looking for diverse applicants who represent these backgrounds.

To apply, please submit resume with cover letter to Erin Karnofski, Head of School, at misserin@cedarrivermontessori.org


SUBSTITUTES, Oregon Montessori Association, OR

MARCH 18, 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.


ASSISTANCE TO INFANCY GUIDE, PORTLAND, OR

MARCH 14, 2019

Manos Unidas Montessori, a growing bilingual Montessori School in Lents, has an immediate need for an A to I trained Toddler Guide!

This position will start April 1st and will be full-time, M-F, from 7am-3pm (can also be from 8-4).

You will be the guide of a well-established, fun loving, and beautiful group of toddlers with three bilingual assistants who are experienced and hard working.

You will receive a competitive salary, pension, and insurance benefits as well as paid time off for school closures and breaks!

Must hold current Montessori certificate, be enrolled in the Central Background Registry and have CPR and food handlers card, Spanish not necessary.

Please send your resume to manosunidasmontessori@gmail.com for consideration.

Thanks for your time!

For more information visit: http://manosunidasmontessori.org


ASSISTANCE TO INFANCY GUIDE, APTOS, CA

MARCH 14, 2019

Santa Cruz Montessori School is currently accepting applications from Assistance to Infancy trained guides for an opening to begin summer/September 2019.

Founded in 1964, SCM has 250 students, ages 18 mos. to 15 years. As a Montessori learning community, we inspire life-long learning and a peaceful world by nurturing the natural development of the whole child. With two toddler classes, four primary, three lower elementary, two upper elementary, and an adolescent program, we are nestled between redwood-forested mountains and the Monterey Bay.

Our future guide should have:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience with young children

  • AMI training and a Bachelor’s Degree

We have an excellent salary and benefit package. Starting pay for first year teachers is 40k.

Please send resume to: Kim Saxton, SCM, 6230 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95002; fax (831) 476-2703, or kimsaxton@scms.org.

To learn more about the school visit our website: scms.org.


FULL TIME PRIMARY LEAD TEACHER, LONGVIEW, WA

MARCH 14, 2019

Montessori Children's House of Longview is seeking an AMI trained primary teacher to take over an established classroom beginning Fall 2019.

Located in Longview Washington MCHL follows the Longview public school calendar. Teacher contract offered is for 184 workdays with IRA and 9 paid sick/personal days. Candidates must have excellent communications and classroom management skills. We are a small independently owed school with two classrooms making dependability and ability to work in a collaborative work environment a high priority.

For more information visit: http://mchlongview.org

Please send resume and cover letter to Beth Shine at beth@mchlongview.org.


Substitute PRIMARY GUIDE (April 22nd - May 18th), Portland, OR

MARCH 12, 2019

Frog Song is a Montessori preschool program of Dharma Rain Zen Center, located on 14 acres at the foot of Rocky Butte.

Our lead guide will be traveling to Malaysia to compete in the Touch Rugby World Cup from April 20th-May18th! We are seeking a guide to work the month she is gone. Hours are somewhat flexible. We need someone to cover the hours from 8:00am - 12:00pm, but could offer a position from 8:00am - 3:15pm if you are looking for more hours! We may also be able to offer a 3:00pm-6:00pm shift instead if the fit is right.

Applicant must have a current food handlers permit and be registered in the Central Background Registry.

Please contact Claire to apply: claire@frogsongpreschool.org or (971) 901-2995


ELEMENTARY MONTESSORI TEACHER, BIG SKY, MT

MARCH 12, 2019

Big Sky Discovery Academy (Grades: K-5) is seeking an Elementary Montessori Teacher

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid Elementary Montessori Certification, as well as hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

  • At least two years of prior elementary, multiple subject classroom teaching preferred with training in the use of Montessori materials.

Our ideal candidates are energetic, self-motivated teachers who are committed to academic excellence and character development. Creativity and innovative ideas are embraced and encouraged. Curriculum Development experience preferred. A candidate must have a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and communicate effectively with all members of the school community including families, students, and staff. Additionally, candidate must demonstrate a willing flexibility to adapt to increased seasonal and/or midyear enrollment, and to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of new students. Experience in Nordic or alpine skiing and/or outdoor, experiential education preferred.

Position requires a demonstrated ability to:

  • Facilitate student learning across grade levels

  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with staff

  • Embrace a Montessori, inquiry and project based-learning perspective

  • Target standards and rigor via lessons and assessment per grade level

  • Monitor student progress using fall, winter, and spring assessment tools and adjusting instruction accordingly for each student. All employees are subject to a Federal criminal background check.

Description: Plan and implement a student-centered, Montessori core subject morning work period, as well as integrated thematic program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students. Other duties as assigned by Head of School including but not limited to outdoor excursions, field trips, and winter snow sports.

Salary: TBD Deadline: Until filled.

Send a cover letter and a resume to nettie@bigskydiscoveryacademy.org. Please be prepared to provide two letters of recommendation and two professional references on request.


CHILDREN'S HOUSE AND TODDLER GUIDES AND ASSISTANTS, WEST LINN, OR

MARCH 12, 2019

SunGarden Montessori Children’s House in West Linn is hiring for the following 2019-2020 employment positions:

  • Full-Time Children’s House Lead Guide

  • Full-Time Toddler Lead Guide

  • Full-Time Children’s House Assistant

  • Full-Time Toddler Assistant

Guide Position Requirements:

  • AMI certified

  • At least one year previous classroom experience required

  • Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry

  • Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers

Guide positions are full time salaried positions with a schedule of Monday through Friday from 7:30am-4:00pm. Additional duties lie in the collaborative facilitation of Parent Education events, as well as attendance of conferences, staff development days, and other community events. Salary is dependent on experience and training. Benefits include an annual $500 professional development fund, a monthly health stipend, and paid days off.

Assistant Position Requirements:

  • At least one year previous classroom experience required

  • Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry

  • Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers

Assistant positions are full time hourly positions with a schedule of Monday through Friday 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 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.

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is a 39-year old AMI recognized program that provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 15 months – 6 years, as well as opportunities for parent education to support the rich and a thriving community-oriented culture of the school. SunGarden has one toddler classroom and two primary classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment for the children, and a staff deeply committed to joyfully supporting the growth and individuality of every child. 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 resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton via email at yvette@sungardenmontessori.org. For more information about our school, please visit our website at www.sungardenmontessori.org.


A TO I TODDLER GUIDE, River Forest, Il

March 9, 2019

A small, but proud and consistently growing Montessori preschool, currently hosting a Primary Environment & a Toddler Community in the quaint Village of River Forest, Illinois, Mosaic Montessori Academy (MMA) is seeking to hire an A to I Toddler Guide for the 2019-2020 school year.

The ideal Team MMA member:

  • Must have a Montessori A to I diploma/certificate

  • Need not have much classroom experience, but is a quick study and very much willing to learn and be trained

  • Must possess a genuine respect, love, & patience for teaching young children

  • Must have the necessary oral & written communication skills

  • Must possess a positive attitude and work ethic that are consistently practiced within the Team MMA culture

Please email your resume & cover letter to info@mosaicmontessori.org.


Lead Elementary Guide, Vienna, VA

March 7, 2019

Fiore Montessori is hiring a Lead Elementary Guide. Candidates should hold an AMI certification in Elementary and have experience working in a Montessori classroom. We are especially looking for an energetic teacher to lead our elementary program started in 2015 into the next steps of growth, helping to make it an established part of the school.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must. The teacher will work with both colleagues and the parent community working to establish our program as a trailblazer in Montessori elementary education. The position is open for the 2019-2020 school year, however we would be willing to discuss an earlier start date.

Located on 4.5 acres in Northern Virginia, all classrooms at Fiore Montessori, from toddler through elementary are fully equipped with approved Montessori materials. The outdoor area was specifically designed to take advantage of our space by the Natural Learning Initiative.

We are close enough to DC to be able to take advantage of all the opportunities the city has to offer. Salaries and benefits are competitive for our area.

Please go to our website (www.fioremontessori.com) to learn more about our school.

Inquiries and resumes should be directed to jan@fioremontessori.com


Elementary Program and Admissions Coordinator, San Francisco, CA

March 5, 2019

Mission Montessori is the only Montessori school in San Francisco that serves students from infancy through elementary. Our purpose is to nurture children’s natural curiosity, to challenge them academically, and to foster a lifelong love of learning. We are building a high quality Montessori elementary program that utilizes the wealth of resources and opportunities in this great city. We offer our staff attentive administrative support, competitive wages and benefits including paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, and the opportunity to work with a dedicated and growing community of educators.

Job Responsibilities

Fall of 2019 will be our third school year of our elementary program which means that, as a relatively new program, you will be working closely with our founder to further develop this role. A lot of the work involved in this role is to provide administrative support and leadership so that our elementary teachers can focus on what they’re best at: teaching. If you’re successful in this role, teachers and families will feel supported and students will be making progress and enjoying their time at Mission Montessori.

In addition to supporting teachers, overseeing the daily operations, and ensuring students are making progress, you will help with parent communication, admissions, and staffing. This fall, we will have two lower elementary classrooms with students in 1st-4th grades. We will eventually offer a full elementary education up to 8th grade.

Responsibilities fall into these categories:

Teaching Leadership

  • Leading and scheduling our elementary staff meetings and yearly reflections for elementary staff.

  • Supporting teachers through observation, feedback, help with materials, progress reports, parent-teacher conferences, and more.

  • Mentoring, advising, and brainstorming with our teachers to help them meet the needs of each child in our school.

  • Consulting with our academic advisor or outside learning specialists as-needed.

  • Meeting with parents when necessary to discuss specific challenges to their child’s progress or to help make recommendations to outside services.

  • Helping develop our standardized testing process and approach for students in 3rd grade or higher.

  • Getting to know other schools in the bay area and other Montessori schools to learn best practices for elementary education.

On site

  • Being a daily presence at our school from 8am-5pm with a one hour break.

  • Ensuring that we are staffed for the day and that our facility is in order.

  • Helping to establish a strong and positive school culture through leadership and by example.

  • Attending and overseeing recess daily (1 hour because it is off site).

  • Teaching an after-school program (depending on interests and experience).

  • Signing children in and out and making sure each child is picked up by an authorized adult at the end of the day.

  • Ensuring all parents, students, and staff follow safety protocols to keep our students and staff safe.

Admissions, Enrollment & Events

  • Working with our Admissions Director to give tours, answer questions from prospective families, and oversee prospective child visits.

  • Helping with our Admissions events and New Student events.

  • In the Spring, overseeing re-enrollment of current families for the following school year.

  • Helping organize and oversee our two annual performances: Winter Showcase and Spring Showcase

  • Working with our School Coordinator to help plan and organize events such as parent observations, Presentation Day, Cultural Potluck, and more!

Compensation

  • We offer competitive wages and benefits including paid vacation, holidays, and health insurance.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate is organized, warm, professional, passionate about education, and has previous experience teaching in a Montessori setting.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher level of education)

  • Montessori elementary diploma

  • At least five years of teaching in a Montessori elementary

  • A passion for education and working with children

  • Exemplary customer service skills and a collaborative working style

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Excellent organizational skills, including an ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure

  • High standards, attention to detail, and accuracy

  • Ability to think quickly and exercise excellent judgment and on the spot decision making

  • Patience, flexibility, and a sense of humor

  • Experience with CRM, billing, or enrollment management systems a plus

To learn more and apply:

https://www.missionmontessori.org/join-our-team


Full-Time Elementary Support Staff, Portland, OR

March 5, 2019

The Montessori School of Beaverton (MSB) is a private school serving the Portland metro area. The school was established in 1978 and is located in the northwest hills on a beautiful 6-acre campus. MSB is home to a thriving and vibrant community of dedicated staff and families invested in the education, development and nurturing of its 180 students, ages 3 - 12.

The Ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Excellent communication skills, flexible and responsible

  • Experience working with children

  • Montessori Teaching Certification, Primary or Elementary

  • Preferred: Minimum 2 years work experience in a Montessori environment

This position entails but is not limited to:

  • Provide reading support to emergent readers

  • Part-time assistant to the Upper Elementary classroom

  • Assist with afternoon classes; PE, art

  • Supervise children at recess

  • Accompany children to after-school classes, monitor children while in class, and dismiss

  • Provide classroom, teacher support as needed

General Information & Benefits Include:

  • Position dates: August 26 – June 10

  • Typical hours 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday during the school year, may vary to meet program needs

  • Paid holidays

  • Hourly wage range $16.50 to $17.00 depending on experience

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits

  • Retirement plan

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to employment@msb.org by ­­­­­April 15. No phone calls please.

MSB is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, pregnancy, age or physical or mental disability. or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. In addition, MSB is committed to improving employment opportunities for and utilization of people who may have been denied equal opportunity in society at large.


Full-Time Substitute, Portland, OR

March 5, 2019

The Montessori School of Beaverton (MSB) is a private school serving the Portland metro area. The school was established in 1978 and is located in the northwest hills on a beautiful 6-acre campus. MSB is home to a thriving and vibrant community of dedicated staff and families invested in the education, development and nurturing of its 180 students, ages 3 - 12.

The Ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Excellent communication skills, flexible and responsible

  • Experience working with children

  • Montessori Teaching Certification, Primary or Elementary

  • Preferred: Minimum 2 years work experience in a Montessori environment

This position entails but is not limited to:

  • Substitute in Primary or Elementary classrooms

  • Supervise children at arrivals, lunch, recess and/or dismissals

  • Provide classroom support- assist with projects and material making

  • Provide office support- assist Administrative Assistant, organize, file

  • Assist with childcare at evening/weekend school events

General Information & Benefits Include:

  • Position dates: August 26 – June 10

  • Typical hours 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday during the school year, may vary to meet program needs

  • Paid holidays

  • Hourly wage range $16.50 to $17.00 depending on experience

  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits

  • Retirement plan

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to employment@msb.org by ­­­­­April 15. No phone calls please.

MSB is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, pregnancy, age or physical or mental disability. or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. In addition, MSB is committed to improving employment opportunities for and utilization of people who may have been denied equal opportunity in society at large.


Primary Montessori Guide, Beaverton, OR

March 5, 2019

Sunshine Montessori School in Beaverton has been serving the community since 1996, looking for a qualified guide at this time.

This is a F/T year around position, There will be lot of help and support from the experienced faculty for the new staff member learn and grow.

Please email cover letter and resume to joseph@sunshine-montessori.com.


Lower School Director, San Francisco, CA

March 1, 2019

Mission Montessori, located in the heart of San Francisco, is seeking a passionate educational leader to join our team! We are a growing school providing children with a Montessori education from infancy through 8th grade. We’re looking for a Montessori Lower School Director to oversee our infant and toddler programs. These programs are in high demand and the focus is on guiding our teachers, educating parents, and helping ensure a quality Montessori experience for our youngest children.

To learn more and apply:

https://www.missionmontessori.org/join-our-team


Elementary Teacher, Eugene, OR

March 1, 2019

Ridgeline Montessori serves around 250 children in kindergarten-eighth grade. Ridgeline has been offering free, high quality Montessori education to students in Lane County, Oregon for almost 20 years.

The elementary teacher is responsible for curriculum, classroom management, parent relations, and special services. The teacher has an interest in the whole school as well as her/his own classroom.

Required Qualifications:

  • Oregon teaching license or Montessori Elementary training, and

  • Willingness/ability to attend school-sponsored summer training in 2019 if not credentialed for Montessori Elementary II

  • Experience teaching elementary school students at the upper or lower levels (grades 1-3 and/or grades 4-6)

  • Ability to differentiate and to be creative and responsive to student needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Montessori Elementary training, and/or

  • Experience as an assistant in a Montessori classroom

  • Deep understanding of child development

Application Deadline: April 1

To apply: Email letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to careers@ridgeline.org by the April 1 deadline. There is also a brief school-specific application.

Our mission: We provide an academically rigorous Montessori education. Students balance their freedom to explore and think for themselves with their responsibility to work and learn within a community.


Primary Lead Teacher, San Francisco, CA

March 1, 2019

About the Position

Mission Montessori is currently seeking to hire an experienced, trained Montessori Primary teacher who is preferably fluent in Spanish. We are a growing Montessori school and we’re looking for someone who has a wealth of experience teaching primary students and is knowledgeable about what it takes to prepare children for Montessori elementary.

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

  • AMI Montessori diploma for Primary age group

  • At least four years of classroom teaching experience

  • Fluent in Spanish is not a requirement, but is a plus!

  • Strong organizational and written skills

About Mission Montessori

Mission Montessori Preschool opened in 2015 in the Mid-Market neighborhood of San Francisco and serves children ages three months to six years. Mission Montessori Elementary opened in Fall 2017 in the Mission District with a K-3 program. 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, and 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


AMI Primary Lead Guide, Boulder, CO

February 27, 2019

Mountain Shadows Montessori School is seeking an enthusiastic, AMI-trained Primary lead teacher for the 2019-20 school year. The position will ideally be filled as a year-round position, but academic year candidates will be considered. We seek a Primary 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 young 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. The school sits on a beautiful 7-acre campus overlooking the mountains.

Mountain Shadows offers a wonderful work environment with an AMI trained HoS, competitive salary, medical insurance, professional development including sponsorship to the annual AMI Refresher Course, and tuition benefits. Mountain Shadows is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Upper Elementary Guide, Burien, WA

February 27, 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 Upper AMI 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.


Primary Guide, Sandy Springs, GA

February 27, 2019

Springmont is currently accepting resumes for a Primary Guide to lead an established all day classroom. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and AMI Primary teaching diploma. At least three years’ experience in a Montessori environment is preferred.

Springmont is Atlanta’s first Montessori school, celebrating 55 years of authentic Montessori education. Serving 250 students Toddler -Middle School, including 4 Primary classrooms, faculty enjoy being part of a Montessori program that allows us to see the “fruits of our labor.” Well-equipped classrooms, a supportive and collaborative environment that fosters professional and personal growth, and an average faculty tenure of 16 years makes this is an exceptional opportunity to join a thriving Montessori community. In addition to our 7-acre Sandy Springs campus, students also benefit from our 86-acre land school in the northwest Georgia mountains as well as distinctive Outdoor Science Education and Fine Arts programs.

Springmont offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Our benefits package includes individual health, dental, vision and disability insurance, as well as a matching retirement plan, professional development opportunities and tuition remission.

Interested candidates should email jobs@springmont.com, providing a brief cover letter in the body of the email and a resume as an attachment.


Primary & Pre-Primary Teachers, PALO ALTO, CA

February 27, 2019

Casa dei Bambini Montessori School Is Growing!!!

We are opening new campuses in Redwood City & San Francisco!

  • We are looking for experienced teachers. The positions open are:

  • Pre-Primary (toddler – age 2–3) teacher (full-time 8-4 pm) - Palo Alto - immediate opening

  • Pre-Primary (toddler – age 2–3) teacher (full-time 8-4 pm) - Redwood City - Summer 2019 (interviewing now)

  • Pre-Primary (toddler – age 2–3) teacher support (full-time 8-4 pm) Palo Alto - immediate opening

  • Primary (Preschool/Kindergarten – age 3-6) teacher (full-time 8-4 pm) - Palo Alto - immediate opening

CdeiB is the Bay Area’s premier Montessori school with over +25 years of experience and proven pedagogy.

Casa dei Bambini school is hoping you will join our Pre-Primary & Primary classrooms (age 2-3 and 3-6). We are an international and multicultural Montessori school in the heart of the Silicon Valley. We provide the highest quality early childhood education, in a beautiful, and enriching environment. We are an NAEYC accredited school that has been promoting children’s well-being, safety, and self-esteem for more than +25 years in our community.

The ideal candidate:

  • Fast paced in synergetic environments

  • Great communication skills

  • Knows when to be autonomous and when to be a leading collaborator

  • Team player that will promote the Casa dei Bambini culture of maintaining the highest standards

  • Possess a strong understanding of the Montessori philosophy, its method, and scientific approach to ECE.

We invest in our faculty! CdeiB offers a better than competitive full-time annual salary commensurate with experience and education. Our package consists of an annual salary + benefits! Our benefits include medical, dental, substantial yearly paid vacation, large tuition reduction (for children of teachers that qualify), work Visa extension & Green Card assistance for exceptional candidates. Professional development is a cornerstone of Casa dei Bambini. Our education fund is there to help our teachers further their education, to register for conferences, to attend talks and lectures, and more.

Qualifications for Pre-Primary & Primary Montessori Teacher:

  • AMI/AMS certification

  • Bachelor’s degree. Graduate degree preferred

  • Experience with Pre-primary level (toddlers, 2-3 yrs.)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with willingness to engage with parent community

  • Familiarity with MS Office and email, cloud. Internet literate.

  • Passion for Montessori education and desire to grow and develop professionally

  • Ability and desire to handle the demands of a premier school in the highly invigorating environment of Silicon Valley

  • Immaculate attention to detail, etiquette, and hygiene

Qualifications for Pre-Primary Non-Montessori Support Teacher:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Graduate degree preferred. Minimum of 12 ECE Units.

  • Experience with Pre-primary level (toddlers, 2-3 yrs.)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with willingness to engage with parent community

  • Familiarity with MS Office and email, cloud, and internet literate

  • Passion for Montessori education and desire to grow and develop professionally

  • Ability and desire to handle the demands of a premier school in the highly invigorating environment of Silicon Valley

  • Immaculate attention to detail, etiquette, and hygiene

  • Reggio trained teachers are welcome.

*We will consider sponsoring Montessori training for qualified non-Montessori teachers

Welcome fellow educators and be a part of what everyone is talking about!

To apply, submit a cover letter and your resume/CV to: email@casadeibambini.net

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Sandra de Balzaretti (Head of School & CEO) at 650-473-9401


Primary Assistant, Clackamas, OR

February 27, 2019

Happy Valley Montessori School is seeking a Primary Assistant (children 3-6 years of age) to commence September 2nd, 2019. Applicants are highly encouraged to join us for our 5-week Summer Program from Monday, July 8th through Friday, August 9th (it would be a fabulous and fun segue into the school year).

ROLE OF ASSISTANT

  • Helps implement the Montessori approach in all areas of school, including classroom, playground, and gym

  • Creates a warm, nurturing, and safe environment for children to develop, where individuality is respected and independence is encouraged

  • Provides compassion, patience, and respect for children in an observant, supportive manner

  • Supports the Lead Guide while modeling appropriate manners and behaviors for the children

  • Maintains a clean and orderly classroom

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge and understanding of the normal developmental needs and tendencies of the primary-aged child

  • Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (preferred)

  • Experience in a Montessori environment (preferred)

  • Experience with 2 1/2 to 6 year-old children (preferred)

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS*

  • Background Check/enrollment in the Central Background Registry (CBR)

  • Food Handlers certification

  • CPR/1st Aid certification

  • Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect (RRCAN)

  • Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety (INCCHS)

  • Professional Development: Complete 18-20 hours of documented training each school year

* (Happy Valley Montessori will consider funding certificates, licenses, and further education for qualified applicants.)

Compensation is dependent upon experience.

Interested candidates may kindly contact Jamie at (503) 698-2333 or send a cover letter, resume, and three references to happyvalleymontessorischool@gmail.com. Also, feel free to visit our website at happyvalleymontessori.com to find out more information about our program. Thank you!


Certified Montessori Lead Teacher, BELLEVUE, WA

February 26, 2019

Language Garden Montessori Schools, a bilingual English and Chinese program seeks a lead teacher.

Who may be considered:

  • Preferred experience in multilingual, multicultural settings

  • Preferred 1+ years experience

  • Strong communication skills, especially with children & families

  • Must be dedicated to children and to education

  • Must be Montessori Certified

  • Must have excellent classroom management skills

Job Description:

  • Implement the Montessori curriculum. Give appropriate presentations and track the children's progress

  • Supervise the classroom assistant, substitutes, and parent volunteers. Provide necessary instruction and training for those assisting in the classroom environment

  • Promote good communication among staff members

  • Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating conflict resolution

  • Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents. Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy

  • Participate in Parent Education Nights once or twice a year, as necessary

  • Assess prospective children when they visit the school

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

  • Attend all faculty meetings and scheduled staff events

  • Must have basic computer skills

Compensation

  • $18.00 to $22.00/Hr DOE for the right candidate.

  • Health, vision and dental insurance (75% paid)

  • Vacation after one year

Email resume and cover letter to caroline@languagegardenllc.com.


Elementary Directress, VILLA PARK, IL

February 26, 2019

Seton Academy, a small Catholic, Montessori School for children aged three to twelve in Villa Park, Illinois seeks a substitute directress for a Lower Elementary class for six to nine year olds, with the full time position opening in the Fall of 2019 or sooner.

Located in a quiet neighborhood, Seton Academy boasts large, airy classrooms, dedicated parents and a pleasant work atmosphere. Experience teaching the Roman Catholic Faith and/or Catechesis of the Good Shepherd desirable. Montessori certificate or willingness to be sponsored for training.  

Please contact Mary C. Thornton at 630.279.4101 or at setonacademy@sbcglobal.net.


Lead Toddler Teacher, Clemmons, NC

February 26, 2019

The Montessori School of Winston-Salem seeks an experienced Montessori Toddler certified guide to lead an all-day Toddler environment beginning 2019-2020. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, willing to partner with parents and collaborate with a dedicated educational team to provide a nurturing authentic Montessori program for students.

Located on a beautiful 8 acre campus in Clemmons, NC, The Montessori School of Winston-Salem serves students 18 months through Adolescent. With over 40 years of service to the children and families of the Winston-Salem area, TMS is a school and employer of choice. We offer competitive compensation and an exceptional workplace environment committed to collaboration, community and professional growth. To learn more about our school visit our website at www.wsmontessori.org.

All interested candidates should send a resume, along with references and letter of interest, to Annamarie Edwards at annamarieedwards@wsmontessori.org.


Lead guide / co-guide, PORTLAND, OR

February 26, 2019

Frog Song Montessori Preschool is looking for a guide for the 2019-20 school year and summer camp. The ideal applicant with enjoy becoming part of a warm and caring classroom community, and be Montessori certified. You will act as co-guide from 11:00am to 3:00pm, and then become lead guide for the afternoon program from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. You will work in partnership with our lead guide to create lesson plans and give lessons, helping to create and maintain the classroom.

School hours are 8:30am-3:00pm, with the afternoon program continuing until 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Our program follows the Portland Public School calendar. We also offer 5 weeks of nature-themed summer camp in July and August.

Frog Song is located on 14 acres at the foot of Rocky Butte, offering endless opportunities for outdoor activity and nature exploration. As a program of Dharma Rain Zen Center, Frog Song is based on the Buddhist values of compassion, respect and connection to nature, but is non-religious in content and is open to families and staff of all beliefs.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Shinyu Vitells

shinyu@frogsongpreschool.org

503-475-9257

For more information, please visit our website: frogsong.dharma-rain.org


Upper Elementary Lead Guide, Colleyville, TX

February 25, 2019

Waypoint Montessori is looking for an AMI elementary diploma holder, or to sponsor an AMI elementary diploma student for a position starting fall 19/20. Candidates should at least be currently enrolled in an AMI elementary diploma program, and due to graduate before the start of the 19/20 school year. Waypoint is looking for a candidate who will work alongside our lower elementary guides to further a seamless elementary experience. We offer a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision insurance available, professional development, a retirement program, and tuition benefits. $3,000 relocation package. EOE.

Located on 10 wooded acres, with lawns and gardens, Waypoint educates children from toddler through elementary, with multiple classes at all levels. Founded almost 50 years ago, the school continues to strive for excellence and diversity. Our community has a caring, dedicated, and creative veteran staff that enjoys working together in a respectful environment. Multiple staff members have been at Waypoint for 20 years or more, and all lead guides hold AMI diplomas, as does our Head of School. Our campus is situated between Dallas and Fort Worth with many art venues, museums, parks and trails, and is close to an international airport. Please visit www.waypointmontessori.org for more information about our school.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Charlane Baccus, Head of School, at char@waypointmontessori.org or call 817-528-1325 (mobile).


Faculty Teaching Position: Long-Term Elementary Guide Substitute, Corte Madera, CA

February 25, 2019

Position Overview:

Located just on the other side of the Golden Gate Bridge in beautiful Corte Madera, California, Marin Montessori School seeks a full-time AMI-trained faculty member to serve as the lead guide for an Upper Elementary classroom for the rest of the school year, and perhaps if appropriate, as the next permanent guide for the classroom. This position is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of experienced faculty dedicated to authentic Montessori pedagogy within a mature program. The compensation package for this position is very generous and may include relocation expenses.

Marin Montessori School:

This is an especially thrilling time to join Marin Montessori, a highly regarded Bay Area school with a history of over fifty years, a newer and thriving Junior High program in San Rafael, 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.

Preferred Experience and Attributes:

  • A committed, deep understanding and passion for authentic Montessori pedagogy and practice

  • Flexibility and warmth along with a high degree of professionalism and strong work ethic

  • A collaborative work style while maintaining an identity of his/her own

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with fostering and maintaining excellent professional relationships with students, parents, faculty, and administration

  • Confidence and experience in the lessons and extensions required in elementary classrooms

Other Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of teaching experience in an elementary classroom

  • AMI Elementary Diploma

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Must be computer literate and be proficient in Word and standard email programs

  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 pounds

  • Must have a clear driving record

  • Must pass the LiveScan fingerprint testing through the Department of Justice

Salary:

This is an exempt, full-time teaching position. 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.


Faculty Teaching Position: Elementary Guide, Corte Madera, CA

February 25, 2019

Position Overview:

Located just on the other side of the Golden Gate Bridge in beautiful Corte Madera, California, Marin Montessori School seeks a full-time AMI-trained faculty member for our Elementary program (Upper or Lower Elementary Guide depending on the qualifications of the ideal candidate). This position is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of experienced faculty dedicated to authentic Montessori pedagogy within a mature program. The compensation package for this position is very generous and may include relocation expenses.

Marin Montessori School:

This is an especially thrilling time to join Marin Montessori, a highly-regarded Bay Area school with a history of over fifty years, a newer and thriving Junior High program in San Rafael, 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.

Preferred Experience and Attributes:

  • A committed, deep understanding and passion for authentic Montessori pedagogy and practice

  • Flexibility and warmth along with a high degree of professionalism and strong work ethic

  • A collaborative work style while maintaining an identity of his/her own

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with fostering and maintaining excellent professional relationships with students, parents, faculty, and administration

  • Confidence and experience in the lessons and extensions required in elementary classrooms

Other Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of teaching experience in an elementary classroom

  • AMI Elementary Diploma

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Must be computer literate and be proficient in Word and standard email programs

  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 pounds

  • Must have a clear driving record

  • Must pass the LiveScan fingerprint testing through the Department of Justice

Salary:

This is an exempt, full-time teaching position. 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 Primary Guide / School Director, Hillsboro, OR

February 21, 2019

Roots & Wings Montessori School, located in Hillsboro, OR is in need of an AMI trained lead primary guide. The guide would need at least STEP 9 in the Oregon registry to also serve as the School Director.

The preferred start date for this position is May in our year-round School, but we are willing to work with the applicant on the start date. We prefer guides with a few years of experience in leading a primary class, but do not mean to discourage teachers who have recently completed their training. We are looking for commitment, dedication, and an easy-going personality.

Please contact us by sending an email with your resume to the School email address rootswingsms@gmail.com.


Program Director for Toddler Community & Children’s House, Portland, OR

February 15, 2019

Childpeace Montessori School is seeking a Program Director for our Toddler Community & Children’s House beginning summer 2019. This is a year-round, full-time, exempt position. The daily schedule is generally 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday; however, the duties of the position require occasional evening and weekend work. Childpeace offers a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salary structure.

Essential duties include, but are not limited to, responsibility for enrollment, support for staff, support for parent partnership, and participation in school management including Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC) licensing. The ideal candidate would have AMI training for 3-6 (primary) and/or 0-3 (infant-toddler) and at least five years of teaching experience. OCC requires that a criminal history check be completed before hire.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing why you are interested in this position, a resume, and two references to humanresources@childpeace.org. 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.


Year-Round In-House Substitute, Portland, OR

February 15, 2019

Sunstone Montessori School is looking for someone who loves working with children and has the flexibility to support a variety of classroom and program environments.

Duties: The In-House Substitute is available on an as-needed and scheduled basis to substitute and provide support across classrooms and roles at Sunstone. The ability to work independently as well as with others are two of the many essential functions of this position.

This position reports to the Program Director as part of the Administration team and shares responsibility with all staff members for creating a culture of accountability and for taking ownership of the results we achieve as an educational institution. This is a full-time position that includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the following responsibilities:

In-House Substitute

  • Substitute for the Guide, Assistant Guide, Assistant, or Support Staff as needed, in any of the Sunstone classrooms or programs.

  • Take on the responsibilities of the position assigned for the day.

In both roles, the following are expected:

Communication

  • Communicate effectively with guides and administration as needed.

General behavior expectations

  • Support children’s independent functions whenever possible.

  • Maintain a friendly, professional, but objective distance in relationships with the children, and a professional relationship with the staff and the administration.

  • Maintain a professional, neat, and clean appearance and a professional and positive attitude with families.

  • Be punctual and present in the classroom to assist during agreed-upon work hours.

  • Maintain required professional qualifications, including:

    • Current CPR/1st Aid certification

    • Current Food Handlers certification

    • Current registration in the Criminal History Registry

    • RRCAN training

    • Intro to Health and Safety training

Days/Hours of work

  • Availability to work within the program hours of 7:30-5:30 is required, this will typically be an 8-9 hour shift. On days you are not needed in a classroom 8 hours will be considered your normal shift.

  • During classroom preparation, takedown, and in-service days, you will work your normal number of hours, subject to scheduling changes.

  • Attend all whole staff meetings, picnics and school social/fundraising events.

  • At least five, or more as needed, evenings/days of childcare for school events.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or otherwise communicate, hear and observe the children and employees and their surroundings.

  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands and feet; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range.

  • Fine hand manipulation.

  • Strong, focused mental acuity is required to efficiently analyze, process, manipulate and accurately record the extensive amount of data and other information that serves as the basis for the primary duties of this position.

  • Emotional fortitude and ability to regulate emotions and maintain appropriate reactions and responses to emergencies and non-emergency situations that may arise in the workplace.

  • Patient and calm demeanor to provide a nurturing learning and working environment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of the position successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to assist them in performing the essential functions of their positions. Please contact the Program Director or the Head of School if you need an accommodation.

Please send resume and cover letter to Cathy Newman at cnewman@sunstonemontessori.org.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


School Principal and Montessori teachers for 0-3, 3-6 & 6-12, Hong Kong

February 14, 2019

Discovery Montessori Schools has 3 reputable Montessori Schools that provide bilingual (English and Mandarin) Montessori Education for children aged 1 to 12 years old. We currently have over 600 enrolled children in our schools and we are a contributing member in our local community and maintain strong parent support and volunteerism.

DMS is a beautiful European designed Montessori International School located in Hong Kong. We are looking for unique individuals with true commitment to Montessori excellence.

We are seeking for an experienced Principal and Montessori teachers (0-3Y), (3-6Y) (6-12Y) who are able to progress children academically while embracing their unique personalities and who would like to be part of a growing Montessori program.

  • Benefits: Full Medical, Provident Fund, Bonus, Relocation, Competitive Salary.

  • Small-class size, World-class facilities with well-equipped classrooms/ materials.

  • Offer a supportive and collaborative leadership that fosters professional personal growth;

  • Students, parents, teachers, and administrators are united in a commitment to top quality Montessori education;

Come and be a part of our team and experience the rewards and excitements of working in HK.

Requirement - School Principal:

  • A Bachelor Degree Holder and Certified AMI Montessori teacher for 6-12Y or 3-6Y

  • Native English speaker and Excellent command of written in English

  • Minimum 2 years experience in School Management and 5 years in teaching

  • Maintain strong relationships with parents, students, teachers

  • Mature, Diligent and dedicated, Well-organized & Independent

  • Innovative, Detailed-Minded, Strong Analytical Skills

  • Familiar with MS Excel, MS Word & PowerPoint

Requirement - Montessori Teacher (6-12Y, 3-6Y, 0-3Y):

  • Certified AMI / MCI Montessori teacher for 6-12Y or 3-6Y or 0-3Y

  • Minimum 2 years experience in teaching

  • Native English speaker and Excellent command of written in English

  • Mature, Dedicated, Creative and Love working with Kids

  • Familiar with MS Excel, MS Word & PowerPoint

Interested parties, please send your full resume, recent picture to the Administrator at job@dms.edu.hk


Primary Guide, Santa Barbara, CA

February 14, 2019

Position Overview:

South Coast Montessori, located in Santa Barbara, California, seeks a full-time AMI-trained guide for our newest Primary classroom. This is a year round program and the classroom is scheduled to open in 2019.

About South Coast Montessori:

We are Santa Barbara’s newest non-profit private school and we are continuing a 40+ year tradition of offering an authentic AMI education in the Santa Barbara community. All of our faculty are AMI trained and dedicated to Montessori pedagogy. We currently offer classrooms for children aged 3 months to 6 years.

Our Mission:

South Coast Montessori is dedicated to the principles of AMI created by Maria Montessori to ensure authenticity of the method. Our AMI Montessori environments foster collaboration, community and peace, and provide experiences that promote curiosity, inquiry and engagement. We are dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of each student.

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

  • AMI Diploma (or in progress)

  • Knowledge, interest and a passion for the Montessori method as it applies to children 3-6 years old

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including digital communication skills

  • Commitment to working on a team of teachers and administrators always striving to model professionalism and collaboration in service of the school’s mission and children

  • Experience with fostering and maintaining supportive and professional relationships with enthusiastic and interested parents

Salary:

This is an exempt, full-time teaching position. Start date is negotiable but September 2019 at the latest. Salary will depend on experience and be competitive with the regions other independent schools. Benefits include a stipend for health care, paid time off, child care discount, a retirement plan (403b), continuing career development and negotiated discounts with local merchants.

Contact:

Please submit a resume and brief cover letter or introduction to:

Brian Cogswell at brian@southcoastmontessori.org


Early Childhood Educator - Infants, Portland, OR

February 14, 2019

Tumbleweed Infant and Preschool House is looking for inspired, passionate, and professional infant caregivers!

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We are a small progressive school offering care to children 6 weeks to 6 years. We have created our own philosophy of working with children which calls from RIE, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, Montessori, Emergent Curriculum, Anti-Bias Curriculum, and our own experiences. We value creative thinking, emergent curriculum, attuned care giving routines, nature based approaches, emotional intelligence, social justice and creating self-advocates beginning in infancy. We play outside every day and value our connection to nature, our community and open-ended play! Every position has opportunities for research, leadership, and open-ended, self-directed professional development.

The Position:

Primary Caregiver for 4 infants. Beginning as soon as possible. Your hours would be Monday through Thursday, 8am to 5:45pm, with paid hours outside of school time for documentation, research and other projects that further your career in ECE, upon approval.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years in a certified childcare setting

  • Pre-requisites for working with children: RRCAN, INCCHS, CPR/First Aid, Food Handlers, Criminal Registry

  • Demonstrated excellence in classroom management, parent communication, and documentation as well as three STRONG references from a professional setting.

We offer:

  • Paid time for research, writing and documentation outside of class

  • Paid holidays, medical benefits, as well as sick and vacation time after 90 days

  • Various opportunities for continued education

  • A relaxed, community-minded, professional environment where we value supporting your own professional goals, as well as relationships with the children in our care, and providing support to parents.

  • Generous starting wages dependent on experience and education. Progressive advancement system based on ownership of progress, involvement in school life and commitment to goals.

Please reply to weber.briana@gmail.com with resume and cover letter. Have references available.