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PRIMARY CLASSROOM ASSISTANT, WHITE SALMON, WA

MAY 17, 2018

Little Oak Montessori School in White Salmon, Washington seeks a primary classroom assistant for the 2018-2019 school year. Little Oak provides fully implemented AMI Montessori education for children ages 3 through 12 years of age. Join our dedicated staff and vibrant community in the Columbia River Gorge. Located ten minutes from Hood River and one hour from Portland, Oregon; the Gorge is known for world-class outdoor recreation.

Position Overview: Job responsibilities include supporting an experienced primary teacher in providing an excellent AMI Montessori experience for a class of 20 students ages 3 – 6.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Preparing and maintaining the classroom environment
  • Observation of students
  • Playground and lunch supervision
  • Material making Preferred Experience

Qualifications and Attributes: 

  • Montessori Training, Bachelors Degree in Education or Early Childhood Education 
  • Experience working with young children
  • A knowledge of Montessori preferred
  • A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
  • Organized with an attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

At LOMS we appreciate: 

  • Warmth, patience, creativity, collaboration, and humor
  • Most importantly, a passion for working with children

We offer:

  • Paid holidays & annual PTO
  • Professional development stipend
  • 401K retirement
  • $16-$18/hr DOE

Little Oak Montessori is an incorporated non-profit 501(c)3 and equal opportunity employer. To apply, interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to LOMSsearchcommittee@gmail.com

School Address: 1054 SE Oak Street, White Salmon, WA 98672

School Website: http://www.littleoakmontessori.com


PRIMARY ASSISTANT TEACHER, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

MAY 17, 2018

Glen Park Montessori We are searching for a fabulous Assistant Montessori Teacher to teach in one of our two classrooms. You will be assisting an innovative, experienced, certified Montessori teacher whom we are certain you will be inspired by. This position would be perfect for a recent Montessori graduate who is looking for classroom experience while working alongside of someone they can truly learn from.

You will be responsible for 18 children, ages 2.9 to 5, under the guidance of the lead teacher. This beautiful, well-cared for space has indoor/outdoor access with a deck overlooking our garden and a newly renovated play area. We are a small school (2 classrooms), and are able to foster a tight-knit, family centered community.

Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.

Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.

We require: 

  • A.A. or equivalent
  • 12 ECE units necessary to work with children in the state of California
  • 2 years of experience working with children from 2.5 to 5 years old
  • Fingerprint clearance
  • A passion for working with young children

We offer: 

  • Pay range is $20-24 per hour depending on experience
  • Paid vacation and holidays after an initial period
  • A contribution to health insurance
  • Monthly teacher in-service days for classroom organization
  • Support for on-going education and professional enrichment
  • Cultural events that enhance the sense of school community

Please only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community. This position would begin in August 2018. If you are interested in joining us, please forward your resume to gpmontessori@gmail.com and take look at our website for more information: www.glenpark-montessori.com. We look forward to meeting you!

School Address: 647 Chenery Street, San Francisco, CA 94131 

School Website: http://glenpark-montessori.com


ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM ASSISTANTS, PORTLAND, OR

MAY 16, 2018

Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI-recognized school serving 155 children from 16 months through 12 years old in the John’s Landing neighborhood of SW Portland, is seeking two Elementary assistants (one Lower Elementary, one Upper Elementary) for the 2018-19 school year. The classroom assistant is an integral member of the Elementary team. For each of these positions, we are looking for a patient, observant, warm-spirited individual who genuinely enjoys elementary-aged children and who is eager to learn and develop as a member of our dynamic school community. The classroom assistant provides essential daily support in a variety of ways, including but not limited to: cleaning and preparing the environment, making materials, supervising children on the playground and around campus, observing, following the Guide’s lead, and supporting the Guide’s vision. Both positions include occasional paid evening/weekend hours and attendance at Whole Staff meetings; additionally, the Upper Elementary Assistant participates in two 3-4 day overnight trips with the class each year.

The ideal candidates will demonstrate initiative, a growth mindset, strong communication skills, a high attention to detail, a keen eye with regards to cleaning and organization, and a robust sense of humor!

Lower Elementary Assistant + Elementary Before-care Director (35 hours/week): This combination position offers a unique opportunity to support and connect with our early arriving Elementary students before transitioning into the classroom Assistant role each day. In this role, you will arrive at 7:15 every school day and provide a safe and nurturing environment for early arriving Elementary students from 7:30-8:10am, and then shift into the classroom to support the work of the Guide. Hours will vary according to the needs of the classroom; final schedule to be determined with the Guide upon hire.

Upper Elementary Assistant (40 hours/week): The Upper Elementary Assistant works 8:00am to 4:00pm school days, supporting the work of the Guide, fostering the children’s independence, supervising neighborhood excursions, and preparing and maintaining the environment, among other duties. Experience working with 9-12 year old children is highly preferred.

Requirements:

  • Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
  • Current CPR/First Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Previous Montessori experience will be given special consideration

Compensation: Depends on experience and training. Benefits include medical, dental, and retirement. Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Francesca Lowes, Elementary Admissions and Program Director, at: flowes@sunstonemontessori.org

School Address:
6318 SW Corbett Ave
Portland, OR 97239
United States

School Website: http://www.sunstonemontessori.org


TEACHING ASSISTANTS, PORTLAND, OR

MAY 15, 2018

Montessori of Alameda, a leader in birth-six Montessori education, is searching for Montessori teaching assistants to join our growing program! Montessori Assistants work closely with the classroom Lead Guides to ensure classroom safety, appropriate supervision, and assists with lesson-giving. Montessori Assistant positions are a great way to get to know the Montessori philosophy and why we believe so strongly in it! The qualified applicant should have some knowledge of Montessori principles and a willingness to learn more.

Montessori of Alameda is looking for full-time assistants at this time to work in the Montessori Toddler classrooms (12-24 months). Montessori Toddler programs focus heavily on toilet independence, and a background in toilet learning procedures would be a great benefit. To apply, please email a copy of your current resume along with a cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Montessori setting. We look forward to hearing from you!

School Address:
4210 NE Going Street
Portland, OR 97218
United States

School Website: http://montessoriofalameda.com/


LOWER ELEMENTARY GUIDE, FERNDALE, WA

MAY 15, 2018

Pioneer Meadows Montessori School (PMMS) in Ferndale, Washington is seeking an AMI certified Lower Elementary Lead Guide for the 2018-2019 school year. PMMS is located just north of Bellingham, WA on the northern end of the breathtaking Puget Sound. Our proximity to Mount Baker, the San Juan Islands, the Salish Sea, and Vancouver, Canada allows for an abundance of outdoor activities and opportunities. Built literally on a meadow, our AMI school is located on 5.6 acres and lies adjacent to 20+ acres of open space. Nestled in a vibrant farming community, our small school has been a thriving learning environment for children (ages 2.5-12 years) for nearly nine years.

Our ideal candidate will be a community-minded and socially conscious individual, who is energetic, creative, and an experienced and committed Montessori teacher.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • AMI Elementary training and certification
  • Previous Montessori teaching experience, preferably with elementary age children

Desired Qualities: 

  • Highly motivated
  • A clear communicator with strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Professional and prompt
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with others
  • Ability to build and maintain a safe, harmonious, inclusive, and strong classroom environment and culture
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and build a strong teaching team
  • Ability to build strong, professional relationships with students, families, and staff members
  • A commitment to PMMS’s mission and vision

For more information about our school, our mission, and a copy of the complete LE teacher job description, please visit our website at http://pmmontessori.org. Please submit a resume along with three professional references and a cover letter attached in a single pdf file to Julie Johnson julie.johnson@pmmontessori.org

School Address:
2377 Douglas Dr.
Ferndale, WA 98248
United States

School Website: http://pioneermeadowsschool.com


PRIMARY AND UPPER ELEMENTARY GUIDES, FT. BRAGG, CA

MAY 10, 2018

Montessori del Mar Community School, an small independent private Montessori program on the Mendocino Coast is looking for:

  • Montessori trained teachers: primary and upper elementary
  • Start in Fall of 2018.

This is an opportunity for educators to work with students and families that are engaged and committed to the Montessori philosophy. Montessori del Mar Community School:

  • A Montessori TK-8 program on the beautiful North coast of California. Located in a rural community on the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by Redwoods.
  • Has a ten year history in our community and a reputation as an inclusive and friendly learning community.
  • Staff enjoy a full array of Montessori materials, collaborative leadership, and a supportive Board of Directors, and competitive salaries.

Please email brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed, Director, at creed@mattolevalley.org.

School Address:
22850 N Hwy 1
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
United States

School Website: http://www.montessoridelmar.org


SPANISH SPEAKING AMI TRAINED PRIMARY & ASSOCIATE GUIDES

MAY 9, 2018

The Montessori Schools are seeking a bilingual Spanish speaking AMI trained Primary Lead Guide for our new bilingual community starting mid-August 2018. We are also seeking a fluent Spanish speaking Associate Guide for the same community. This new opportunity is at our Flatiron campus, which is located near the iconic Flatiron building and beautiful Madison Square Park. Our school reflects the vibrant and international community it serves.

All Lead Guide candidates must have:

  • AMI diploma
  • Bachelor's degree
  • genuine joyful and positive nature
  • professionalism
  • dedication
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • strong verbal and written Spanish language skills

Exceptional candidates have the above and:

  • Master's in Education
  • experience
  • New York State Teaching Certification, Early Childhood Education (Birth - Grade 2)

All Associate Guides are required to have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • interest in learning
  • interest in Montessori pedagogy
  • strong work ethic
  • genuine joyful and positive nature
  • professionalism

Exceptional Associate Guide candidates have the above and:

  • Master's in Education
  • New York State Teacher Certification, Early Childhood Education (Birth - Grade 2)

We provide a competitive salary and benefits package. Our friendly and professional work environment is supported by trained and experienced owners and administrative staff. Following AMI standards within local regulations, The Montessori Schools provide beautiful classrooms, and a classic Montessori experience. All inquiries please contact: employment@themontessori.org

School Address:
The Montessori Schools at Flatiron / The Montessori School in Soho
New York, NY
United States 10010

School Website: https://www.themontessorischools.org/employment


PRIMARY & ASSOCIATE GUIDES, NEW YORK, NY

MAY 9, 2018

The Montessori Schools are seeking AMI trained Primary Lead Guides and untrained Associate candidates for 2018-2019. The first campus of The Montessori Schools, The Montessori at Flatiron, is located near the iconic Flatiron building and beautiful Madison Square Park. Our school reflects the vibrant and international community it serves. The Montessori in SoHo, our second campus resides in a custom-built facility on Sullivan Street complete with indoor and outdoor play areas.

All Lead Guide candidates must have: 

  • AMI diploma
  • Bachelor's degree
  • genuine joyful and positive nature
  • professionalism
  • dedication
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

Exceptional candidates have the above and:

  • Master's in Education
  • experience
  • New York State Teaching Certification, Early Childhood Education (Birth - Grade 2)

All Associate Guides are required to have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • interest in learning
  • interest in Montessori pedagogy
  • strong work ethic
  • genuine joyful and positive nature
  • professionalism

Exceptional Associate Guide candidates have the above and:

  • Master's in Education
  • New York State Teacher Certification, Early Childhood Education (Birth - Grade 2)

We provide a competitive salary and benefits package. Our friendly and professional work environment is supported by trained and experienced owners and administrative staff. Following AMI standards within local regulations, The Montessori Schools provide beautiful classrooms, and a classic Montessori experience. All inquiries please contact: employment@themontessori.org

School Address:
The Montessori Schools at Flatiron / The Montessori School in Soho
New York, NY
United States 10010

School Website: https://www.themontessorischools.org/employment


LEAD TODDLER GUIDE & SPONSORSHIP, BEAVERTON, OR

MAY 9, 2019

Westside Montessori International (WMI) is a fast-growing pre-school in Beaverton/Hillsboro OR,. WMI is looking for an enthusiastic individual to be the lead guide for our Toddler classroom of 10 students.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience dealing with children from 18 months to 3 years of age and is AMI/AMS certified. He/She should be available for immediate hire. For those pursuing or would like to pursue the MNW AMI courses in Infant/Toddler and or in Primary Education, we are open to discuss sponsorship to the summer program.

Other requirements like CBR, First-Aide and CPR, RRCAN, Food Handlers, OCC Registration, etc. are also required and will need to be obtained 1 week prior to official employment start date.

For out-of-state applicants (outside of OREGON) within the U.S.A, we also offer a relocation incentive. Interested applicants please send your latest resume to info@wmioregon.com

School Address:
1870 NW 188th Avenue
Beaverton, Oregon 97006
United States

School Website: http://www.wmioregon.com


LEAD GUIDE, ASSISTANT GUIDE, ASSISTANT, IN-HOUSE SUB, PORTLAND, OR

May 9, 2018

Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI-recognized Montessori school serving 155 children from 16 months to 12 years old in SW Portland (John’s Landing), is looking for various positions beginning immediately, with flexibility for the right candidates to start in July or August of 2018.

Flexibility, strong communication skills, and a positive attitude, as well as experience working with young children, are essential for these roles. We are a dedicated staff of 34, and we look forward to welcoming new members to our team!

Hours vary depending on the position; they are all full time, ranging from 7.5-9 hours per day between 7:15am-5:30pm. All positions are year-round and include paid vacation and sick days.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with young children
  • Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
  • Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to meet Office of Child Care requirements
  • Completion of Child Care Health and Safety training (can be completed online, free in approx. 1-1.5 hours)
  • Previous Montessori experience will be given special consideration
  • AMI Primary training is required for Lead Guide, highly preferred for Assistant Guide

Compensation is determined by experience plus benefits including medical, dental, and retirement. If you are an enthusiastic, compassionate, and organized team player who is looking to serve as an integral member of a thriving AMI-recognized Montessori community, please submit your resume and cover letter to Emma Pribnow, Children’s House and Toddler Program and Admissions Director.

School Address:
6318 SW Corbett Ave
Portland, Oregon 97239
United States

School Website: http://sunstonemontessori.org


ELEMENTARY GUIDE, RICHMOND, BC

MAY 8, 2018

Pacific Rim Montessori Academy seeks an AMI Elementary guide (ages 6-12 years) starting September 2018 or sooner. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated, dynamic teacher to lead the class with a commitment to AMI principles and philosophy. Spoken and written Spanish / French an asset. University Degree required for BC Teacher Certification. PRMA is an independent school that was founded in 2004 and has followed the high standards established by AMI and Dr. Maria Montessori.

School Address:
#100-6160 London Road
Richmond, BC V7E 4J2
Canada

School Website: http://www.pacificrimmontessori.com

 


SUMMER TODDLER ASSISTANT, PORTLAND, OR

MAY 7, 2018

Maple Seed Montessori This summer, spend your time with Toddlers! Maple Seed Montessori in SE Portland is hiring one passionate and responsible Summer Assistant. Job begins Monday, June 28th and ends Thursday, August 16th, with one week off, from July 22-25. Working hours are Mondays through Thursdays, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Bring your love of children, creative ideas and positivity to our school this summer. We'll spend a lot of time outdoors, playing in the water, beneath the sunshine, singing songs and eating food from the garden. Pay depends on experience and training; ranges from $13-16/hour. Submit resume and a letter about yourself. We look forward to hearing from you. Maple Seed

School Address:
8921 SE Clay St
Portland, OR 97216
United States

School Website: http://mapleseedpdx.org


FULL-TIME ASSISTANT AND PART-TIME ARTS/EXPLORATORY TEACHER, PORTLAND, OR

MAY 7, 2018

Tree of Life Montessori Afternoon Arts/Exploratory Teacher A small in-home Jewish Montessori school in Inner Southeast Portland seeks an afternoon teacher to lead a small (9-12) group of children in a variety of Reggio-style arts and exploratory activities. While our morning adheres to the traditional Montessori program, the afternoon includes art projects, Reggio-style provocations, and explorations in nature. Movement, dance, and music are also possibilities. Bring your special interests and talents to our cozy home environment! This position also includes aftercare for a small group of children who stay after the organized activity. Training and ongoing support in the position is offered. You will work with a supportive assistant teacher. This is a part-time position -- approx 28 hours per week. Hours are Mondays 11:30-4:30, Tuesday through Friday 11:30-5:15, plus two hours of outside planning time per week. Hours include plenty of setup and cleanup time and general cleaning duties are part of the job. We are a 10-month school and will break for summer.

Required:

  • At least one year teaching in a preschool setting, Montessori or Reggio experience or knowledge preferred.
  • MUST have current CCD Background Registry, RRCAN, pediatric CPR/First Aid; Food handler's card within 30 days of hire.
  • Jewish knowledge or experience a plus but not required!

Openness to including Jewish themes and elements is a must. Pay based on experience and education. Position starts August 29. Please send a resume with all relevant experience and a cover letter describing your interest in the position. Applications missing cover letter or resume will not be considered. We look forward to meeting you!

Full Day Assistant. Tree of Life Montessori is seeking an all-day assistant. This is a full-time job assisting the morning in our Montessori work period, as well as our afternoon arts teacher. We are looking for a kind, dependable individual with experience working with children. We offer a happy, supportive, easygoing workplace. Montessori experience helpful but not required; previous preschool experience a must. Knowledge or experience with Jewish holidays and culture is a plus! Position is Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00 pm (40 hours/week), and pay depends on experience and education, with raises based on performance. Commitment to the the school year (September-June) is very important! The job includes assisting the teachers in preparing and presenting materials, assisting with art cleanup, general cleaning of the classroom, and snack preparation. Position starts August 29.

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
  • Commitment to obtaining required 15 hours of training in the field of education and childcare per year (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.

School Address:
4214 SE Stark
Portland, OR 97215
United States

School Website: http://www.treeoflifemontessori.org/


AFTERNOON PROGRAM LEADER, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

POSTED MAY 7, 2018

Glen Park Montessori We are looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $23-28 per hour. There is always room for growth within our school if you are the right candidate.

Glen Park Montessori (GPM) is a premier preschool offering the Montessori curriculum of early math and language arts concepts, sensorial development, practical life skills, botany, anthropology, geography, and peace studies. We have an evolving, extended curriculum that allows for creativity and dynamic learning that compliments the traditional Montessori classroom works.

We are proud of our lively, dedicated staff members and are looking for a teacher to join our team that is equally committed to being an educator, someone who values creativity, and someone who will dedicate the energy and time necessary to maintain an engaging environment for our children in the afternoon portion of our day. You will be working alongside other afternoon teachers throughout the day. The current afternoon program consists of art projects, free choice, outside time, and story time. We welcome and encourage other afternoon activities such as dancing, music, cooking, or anything else you are passionate about! Cleaning and classroom maintenance is also a necessary role in the Afternoon program position. It is also important to maintain friendly and professional relationships between staff members and the wonderful community of parents at GPM.

Please only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.

Please send a resume and cover letter to gpmontessori@gmail.com if you are interested in this position and can commit to one year. More benefits are offered to employees after one year. We look forward to meeting you!

School Address:
647 Chenery Street
San Francisco, California 94131
United States

School Website: http://glenpark-montessori.com


TODDLER & PRIMARY TEACHERS, SEATTLE, WA

POSTED MAY 4, 2018

Kidus Montessori Early Childhood Development Center Teach in a culturally and spiritually rich environment! Located within three miles of downtown Seattle Washington, Kidus Montessori Early Childhood Development Center needs both full time and part time toddler (1-3 years old) teachers and primary (3-5 years old) teacher. We are seeking persons dedicated to Dr. Montessori's philosophy, with a heart for, and a call to children. We are a non-denominational Christian Montessori school. Located in the Central/Capitol Hill area. We are a socially and culturally diverse community looking for people to share in our vision for the future, who are willing to grow as we grow. This is a full year and extended day program with twenty paid days off per year. Positions are available for substitutes, full-time, part-time teachers, and inters for the 18-19 school years. If interested, please send resume and cover letter. Salaries are commensurate with experience and education. Benefits also include access to insurance option depending on full or part time teaching.  

School Address:
834 18th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122 US
United States

 


ELEMENTARY GUIDE, FAIRBANKS, AK

POSTED MAY 2, 2018

JOIN OUR TEAM! Spruce Tree Montessori School is accepting resumes for the position of Lead Elementary Guide. A Montessori teaching credential from a MACTE-accredited training program, AMS/AMI, is required. Optimal candidates have a minimum of two (2) years experience in a Montessori classroom, experience with classroom set-up and materials organization, classroom management skills, excellent parent relationship skills and proficient computer skills. Our ideal candidate is innovative and resourceful, active and kind. He/she demonstrates a sound understanding of the Montessori philosophy and is confident in his/her knowledge of Montessori materials, teaching fundamentals and electronic record keeping. Position offers a competitive salary and benefits package including paid vacation, year-round schedule (40 academic weeks, 12 intersession break weeks; see calendar online), professional development allowance, relocation expense allowance, and multi-year commitment bonus. Candidates are encouraged to visit SpruceTreeMontessori.com for a great introduction to our school. Find us on FaceBook and Instagram to see photos. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume by email to our Head of School, Mrs. Sabrina Binkley, at sabrina@sprucetreemontessori.com.

School Address:
286 N. Cushman Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
United States

School Website: http://www.sprucetreemontessori.com


CHILDREN'S HOUSE AND TODDLER COMMUNITY SUBSTITUTES, PORTLAND, OR

POSTED MAY 1, 2018

Childpeace Montessori School is seeking experienced substitutes for our Children’s House (CH) and Toddler Community (TC) programs to include early morning care and aftercare. Our substitutes work on an as needed basis, Monday through Friday, varied hours between 7:15am-6:00pm. Our Toddler and Children’s House programs continue through the summer months. To sub with us in our TC and CH programs, you must be currently enrolled in the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC) Central Background Registry (CBR). You will also need a current food handler card, a current Pediatric CPR/First Aid certificate, and certificates of completion for Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse (RRCAN) and Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety (ICCHS). Preference will be given to applicants with AMI training and experience. Our pay range for a Montessori trained substitute with experience is $17.50-$21.00 per hour. Recent AMI graduates are encouraged to apply. The wage range for substitutes without AMI training but with Montessori classroom experience begins at $14.50 per hour. Documented Montessori classroom experience and excellent references are required. Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two employment references to humanresources@childpeace.org. Please enter Childpeace Substitute in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

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.

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

School Address:
1516 NW Thurman Street
Portland, OR 97209
United States

School Website: http://childpeace.org/


PRIMARY GUIDE, PORTLAND, OR

POSTED APRIL 30, 2018

Childsview Montessori School is looking for a substitute Primary guide from now (or as close to now as possible) through August 24th 2018. As a 12-month program, our classrooms are well-established. This position asks for a trained individual to step in to offer a summer sabbatical to our veteran guide. The classroom is 900 square feet with 25 lovely 3-6 year old humans. Qualified candidates should hold a MACTE credential for the Primary age level. This position can either be from 7/7:15am to 3:30pm each day. Our facility provides a staff lounge for respite, a personal locker space, and beautiful courtyard to get some much needed vitamin D! We also are adjacent to Woods Memorial Park where we take our children hiking; we do a fair amount of gardening and outdoor lunch picnics as well.

For more information and/or to schedule a potential interview, please send your resume to Stacey Russo at stacey@childsview.net

School Address:
4729 SW Taylors Ferry Rd.
Portland, OR 97219
United States

School Website: http://childsview.net


 

UPPER ELEMENTARY TEACHER, DECATUR, GA

Posted April 26, 2018

Arbor Montessori School is accepting applications for an Upper Elementary teacher starting August 2018. 

Arbor’s diverse staff of experienced, collaborative, and engaged Montessori guides and advocates stands at the ready to propel your success as a teammate. 

What makes Arbor Montessori School unique:

•    One of the oldest schools in the metro Atlanta area (going strong for 48 years!) 
•    Serving students from Toddler through 8th grade
•    Longest-running Elementary and Adolescent Programs in Atlanta
•    Accredited by AMI, SACS and SAIS
•    Two campuses in the historic and vibrant City of Decatur, located right outside Atlanta  
•    Lavista campus located on 4 wooded acres
•    Generous teacher continuing education fund
•    Autonomy over classroom budget
•    Administration is all AMI-trained
•    Teachers have an opportunity to participate at the Board level and impact school decisions
•    Very competitive salary plus benefits

Candidates must possess the following qualifications:

AMI Elementary Diploma
BA or BS degree

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Alison Sherrill, Elementary Coordinator, at alisons@arbormontessori.org.

School Address:
2998 Lavista Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
United States

School Website: http://www.arbormontessori.org


AMI TRAINED TODDLER LEAD, SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA

POSTED APRIL 26, 2018

Montessori Community School is searching for a Toddler Lead to join our community! 

We are located in beautiful Santa Cruz County, 10 minutes from beaches and redwoods. 

We are opening an additional Toddler community and looking for a Lead to start it. 

Ideal candidates are Guides with team-oriented mindsets, can-do attitudes, and warm personalities. 

Start date would be in June or August. New classes will open September 2018.

Please send cover letter and resume to Madelynn at madelynn@montessoricommunity.school; or call 831-439-9625

School Address:
123 S Navarra Drive
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
United States

School Website: http://montessoricommunity.school/


PRIMARY CLASSROOM ASSISTANT, MARIN MONTESSORI SCHOOL, MARIN COUNTY, CA

POSTED APRIL 24, 2018

Position Overview: 
Job responsibilities include supporting an experienced primary teacher in providing an excellent AMI Montessori experience for a class of 26 students.  Students are 3 – 6 year olds.
 
Marin Montessori School:
This is an especially exciting time to join Marin Montessori School, a highly regarded Bay Area school with an over fifty-year history and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS is currently in the process of expanding our campus, creating a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing, allowing for tremendous indoor-outdoor learning opportunities. MMS is a school with passionate educators and engaged and enthusiastic families. 

Key Responsibilities Include the Following:
•    Preparing and maintaining the classroom environment
•    Observation of students
•    Playground and lunch supervision
•    Material making
•    Spanish-speaking would be a plus

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:
•    Bachelors' Degree
•    Candidates must have a minimum of 6 Early Childhood Education (ECE) units, actively working toward 12 units
•    Experience working with young children
•    A knowledge of Montessori preferred
•    A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues
•    Organized with an attention to detail
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Must have a valid California driver license with no points
•    Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds

Salary:
This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Start date is Friday, August 17, 2018. 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.

School Address:
5200 Paradise Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925
United States

School Website: http://www.marinmontessori.org


MONTESSORI INSTRUCTIONAL COACH / EDUCATION COORDINATOR, PORTLAND, OR

pOSTED aPRIL 24, 2018

The Ivy School is an Oregon Department of Education sponsored public charter Montessori program serving 280 students ages 6-15 on two campuses in North and Northeast Portland.

The Montessori Coach and Education Coordinator will mentor The Ivy School teaching team and use program data to provide quality assurance oversight to ensure that program delivery meets the State of Oregon educational standards and aligns with Montessori principles.

The position is ideal for a professional with Montessori training, a bachelor’s degree in education or a related field (psychology/child development), and a minimum of 8 years of classroom teaching experience who is ready to assume a role in administration.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Montessori Coach and Education Coordinator will assure fidelity to The Ivy School’s educational model. This position works collaboratively with the leadership team to ensure a high quality public Montessori education program.

The Montessori Coach and Education Coordinator provides coaching, professional development and other support to help educators implement educational guidelines, procedures and practices to achieve the highest educational standards. This role also provides guidance and feedback to the leadership team and board of directors regarding strategic direction and program activities. The Montessori Coach and Education Coordinator also uses various types of programmatic data to provide quality assurance oversight for all programs and ensures that program delivery meets the highest educational standards and aligns with Montessori principles.

REQUIREMENTS:
•    Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education or related field required, master’s degree preferred.
•    Montessori certification. Expertise in Montessori philosophy and practice.
•    At least 8 years of classroom teaching experience working with children at the elementary level, public Montessori experience strongly preferred.
•    Must be a highly motivated team player with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
•    Passionate about educating young minds and strengthening families and building community.
•    Demonstrated appreciation of diversity and support for social justice efforts.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to coach and mentor adults.
•    Flexibility to make thoughtful decisions in an evolving, multi-faceted environment with fluctuating demands.
•    Ability to understand and use programmatic data to improve program quality.
•    Must have oral and written proficiency in the English language. 
•    Must be able to work the hours of the position based on the organization’s needs, including willingness to participate in school after-hours events, as needed.
•    Must have working knowledge of computers and be adept in commonly used software for email, internet, word processing, data collection, entry and analysis.

Visit our website for more detail and instructions on how to apply.

School Address:
4212 NE Prescott St and 26 NE Morris St
Portland, OR 97212
US

School Website: http://theivyschool.org


AMI, NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER GUIDE TO CO-DIRECT CHILDREN'S HOUSE (3-6) IN PARIS, FRANCE

Posted on April 23, 2018

Founded over 45 years ago and located along the Seine river in Paris, the Bilingual Montessori School of Paris is seeking an experienced AMI Montessori Children’s House guide to co-direct a bilingual class (English/French) of approximately 25 children from September 2018.

The ideal candidates would have a minimum of 4 years of experience and would be comfortable with the following responsibilities:

Creating a peaceful, respectful, and loving classroom and school culture
Managing cycles of lessons, projects, observations, assessments and reports for each child
Differentiating Montessori lessons for a variety of student interests and abilities
Communicating thoughtfully throughout our community
Collaborating with parents and colleagues to meet goals for our children, classroom and School
To start preferably in June 2018.
Competitive salary.
European nationals or someone with working papers for France preferred, but will assist with Visa for the right candidate.

Please email your résumé and letter of intent to: info@montessori-paris.com  

Thank you for your interest in our School.


School Address:
65 quai d'Orsay
Paris, Ile de France 75007
France


School Website: https://www.montessori-paris.com


TODDLER STAFF OPENINGS AT CHILDPEACE, PORTLAND, OR

POSTED ON APRIL 20, 2018

Childpeace Montessori School is looking for three new toddler staff to begin over the next two months. 

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

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing why you are interested in a position, a resume, and two reference phone numbers to humanresources@childpeace.org. No phone calls please.  Upon hire, staff must be enrolled in the OCC Criminal Background Registry.

1) Toddler Assistant, 25 hours/week
Childpeace is looking for a Toddler Community Teacher’s Assistant to join our community beginning May 10, 2018. This is an hourly position working Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. The toddler assistant supports an experienced Montessori guide and another assistant in offering a healthy, engaging, loving environment for twelve toddlers. The assistant helps maintain the children’s environment, and encourages independence, concentration, and positive social skills with the guide’s direction. The ideal candidate has a background working with young children, strong communication and collaboration skills, and some education in early childhood development. Applicants must be enrolled in the OCC Central Background Registry (CBR) before hire.  The wage range for this position begins at $14.50/hour. This position has a benefits package that includes medical, dental, over 25 paid days off per year, and professional development funds. 

2) Toddler Aftercare Guide, 25 hours/week: An AMI Montessori-trained Toddler Guide to join our community, beginning mid-June. This is an hourly position working Monday through Friday from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The Toddler Aftercare Guide is supported by an assistant and offers a healthy, engaging, loving environment for eight toddlers. The Guide organizes the children’s environment according to AMI standards, and encourages independence, concentration, and positive social skills. The ideal candidate has an AMI Assistance to Infancy diploma, experience working with young children, strong communication and collaboration skills, and a joyful spirit. Applicants must be enrolled in the OCC Central Background Registry (CBR) before hire.  The wage range for this position begins at $20/hour. This position has a benefits package that includes medical, dental, over 25 paid days off per year, and professional development funds. 

3) Toddler Aftercare Assistant:  Do you want 15 hours/week at a great school assisting a lead teacher and a group of toddlers? We are seeking a teaching assistant to join our Toddler Community Aftercare, 2:45 - 5:45 p.m. Monday - Friday, beginning June 25th. We are looking for candidates who enjoy being with 1- and 2-year-olds, who are consistent, calm, and eager to learn from a Montessori-trained lead teacher.  Pay scale begins at $14.50 per hour. Additional hours are possible via being on the substitute list. Benefits for this position include paid vacation, sick leave, and professional development.  

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

School Address:
1516 NW Thurman St.
Portland, Oregon 97209
USA

School Website: http://childpeace.org
 


WEST HILLS MONTESSORI - LOWER ELEMENTARY ASSISTANT - SW PORTLAND, OREGON

POSTED ON April 19, 2018

We are excited to announce that we are looking for an addition to our fabulous team.  Located in the beautiful and serene West Hills, WHMS has two campuses, serving children from 15 months through 12 years in 11 classrooms (Toddler through Upper Elementary).  We are devoted to the development of each individual child’s education through quality Montessori practices.  Our established and enjoyable Lower Elementary classroom is located at our Vermont Street Campus, and hosts children from 6 to 8 years old and an AMI-trained Elementary Guide.  

The classroom assistant is an essential member of the community and we are looking for someone who has the desire to be a part of something special.  Experience working with children is essential, AMI Primary and/or Elementary training preferred.  If you are someone with limited classroom experience, this would be a fantastic opportunity to support a classroom while witnessing theory put into action. 

We offer:
•    A warm, positive staff who truly enjoy working together
•    Delightful, well-prepared students
•    Lovely indoor and outdoor spaces
•    Fully equipped classrooms
•    Encouragement for professional growth and development
•    Competitive compensation and benefits

Job duties include:
•    Classroom support for the guide (teacher): preparing materials, maintaining the environment, helping support the children’s work under supervision of the guide
•    Leading Elementary Morning Care: preparing the classroom environment for the day with the help of some elementary children
•    Chaperoning small group field trips: a valid driver’s license, insured vehicle, and willingness to drive children for these exciting ‘Going Out’ opportunities is a plus

Desired qualities include: 
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Flexibility and willingness to be a team player
•    Sincere enjoyment of the early-elementary aged child
•    A sense of humor with both children and adults

Candidates must have or be willing to obtain First Aid and CPR certification, Food Handler’s Card, and enrollment in the Criminal Background Registry.  This hourly position begins August 2018.

Interested applicants may fax cover letter and resume to 503-246-5496 or email to Anne Blickenstaff, Head of School, at: anne@westhills-montessori.com


School Address:
4920 SW Vermont Street
Portland, Oregon 97219
United States

School Website: http://www.westhills-montessori.com


WEST HILLS MONTESSORI - AM CARE/PRIMARY CLASSROOM ASSISTANT - LAKE OSWEGO CAMPUS, OREGON

POSTED ON April 19, 2018

Come join our team at West Hills Montessori!

West Hills Schools was founded almost 50 years ago with the mission to provide a quality Montessori educational environment to primary age children (ages 3-6). Today, West Hills Schools has 11 classrooms at two campuses serving children ages 15 months – 12 years. West Hills Schools is committed to the growth and development of each individual child. This commitment to the “whole child” and his/her well being remains the foundation for our community.

West Hills Montessori is seeking an enthusiastic candidate to work in our Morning Care Program and as a Primary Classroom Assistant from 7:00am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday. Position begins August 2018. The duties of this position may include, but are not limited to:

• Work with children and staff in the morning care program (7:00-8:45am).
• Assist children and a trained Montessori guide in a Montessori classroom environment.
• Assist with daily classroom maintenance.
• Assist children during lunch time.
• Supervise children on playground.

Candidate must have, or be willing to obtain, First Aid/CPR certification, Food Handlers card, Child Abuse Recognition training, Central Background Registry and Oregon Registry On-Line (ORO).

Job location is West Hills Montessori School, Lake Oswego.

Interested applicants may fax cover letter and resume to 503-246-5496 or email to Anne Blickenstaff, Head of School, at: anne@westhills-montessori.com

School Address:

4515 Parkview Drive
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
United States

School Website: http://www.westhills-montessori.com


LEAD PRIMARY GUIDE, FLAGSTAFF, AZ

POSTED ON April 19, 2018

Primary (ages 3-6) Lead Teacher (11 month position to begin in July 2018)

The Haven Montessori School seeks a Primary guide to begin in the 2018-19 school year. Located in the beautiful mountains of Flagstaff, Arizona, Haven Montessori is a private preschool for children aged 4 months through 5 years, and an Arizona Public Charter School for grades K-6.  The mission of Haven Montessori School is to provide a rich and nurturing educational experience for our students that will inspire peaceful relations and a lifetime love of learning.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year University
Completion of an accredited 3-6 Montessori training program
US citizenship or permanent residency status

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Bachelor’s or higher degree in education, special education, Montessori education, and/or other education-related field.
Completion of AMI or AMS 3-6 Training
2+ years of teaching experience

DUTIES INCLUDE:

Prepares, and maintains a beautiful environment, on a daily basis that meets the needs of all students;
Initiates and facilitates ongoing dialogue with parents on the overall development of each child;
Demonstrates competency to deliver an educational program based on the individual;
For the Charter Kindergarten, demonstrates competency to provide effective, innovative instruction with a balance of Montessori materials integrated with the Arizona State Standards;
Oversees the learning of all children in the classroom while partnering with the assistant in supporting the needs of all students;
Demonstrates basic computer literacy/competency;
Conducts the class: plans, develops, records and implements class curriculum; makes materials when needed, maintains classroom materials and keeps shelves clean and orderly;
Keeps accurate daily, weekly, and monthly lesson plans which describe lessons given, curriculum covered and observation notes for each child and turns them in as directed;
Continues to get to know each child’s learning style(s) and interests to increase all eight constructs (emotional, social, ethical, aesthetic, creative, wellness, intellectual and “school success”); and
Participates in staff meetings and collaborates with primary team.

The Haven Montessori School offers a supportive and positive work environment, with many opportunities for individual growth.

A flexible benefit plan
8 days paid time off, 3 professional development days, in addition to many school breaks and holidays
Discounted tuition for preschool students
Salary range $30,000-40,000 depending on education and experience, according to the Haven Montessori salary schedule.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to info@havenmontessori.org.  The position will close on May 1, 2018 at 4:00pm.

To learn more about the Haven Montessori School please visit www.havenmontessori.org.

The Haven Montessori Children’s House and Charter School  is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

School Address:
621 W Clay Ave
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
United States


School Website:
http://www.havenmontessori.org


LOWER ELEMENTARY (6-9) GUIDES FOR 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR, AUSTIN, TX 

POSTED ON April 19, 2018

Winn Elementary (Austin Independent School District) seeks two Lower Elementary Teachers (6-9)  to open two brand new public Montessori classrooms in the 2018/2019 school year. We are seeking one Bilingual Guide (Spanish) and one ESL Guide. In addition to meeting the intellectual, social-emotional and physical need of each child in their care, lead guides are responsible for ensuring alignment between Montessori principles and State and District standards.

Winn’s Montessori program opened last year with 5 Children’s House classrooms. We are opening our Lower Elementary classrooms with only 1st graders and will be adding another grade level each year until we reach 5th grade.

We are seeking applicants who are dedicated to cultivating joyful learning environments for children and adults alike and who are flexible and understand the growing pains that come with establishing a new program. With those growing pains comes an opportunity to impact the educational landscape for children in Austin.

Applicants can find more information regarding the opportunities at Austin Independent School District's "jobs" page.

If you have any questions, please email: katelyn.kitchens@austinisd.org


School Address:
3500 Susquehanna Ln
Austin, TX 78723
USA


School Website:
http://winn.austinschools.org/