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Head PreK teacher position, Berkeley, California, USA

POSTED ON September 21, 2017

The Model School, a long-time leader in the Berkeley Early Education community, is hiring a Head Teacher for one of our Pre-K classrooms. Our teachers stay with us for so long these positions don't open often - this is a unique opportunity to join an extraordinary community!

Our mission is simple: provide a welcoming place where children can't wait to learn.
We empower teachers to create comprehensive educational programs within a Montessori-based, humanistic developmental learning environment.
We provide child care and development services for children between the ages of three months and six years, spread across five classrooms and a computer/transition room.

Responsibilities include:

-Creating developmentally appropriate curriculum in conjunction with the team
-Exemplifying the Model School philosophy, rooted in Montessori methodologies
-Working effectively with fellow teachers, encouraging their talents
-Attending and participating in monthly staff meetings
-Organizing plans and directing field trips
-Conducting or overseeing two parent conferences each year, and additional conferences as needed

Requirements include:

-Degree from an accredited college or university
-Experience working with children ages 2-­5
-Classroom experience
-Major in child development, early childhood education or a related field preferred (but not required)
-Montessori certification
-An energetic and playful personality!


A little more about us:

The director and founder of The Model School, Dr. Daisy L. Rivers-Mante, is a UC Berkeley trained PhD with decades of experience in the field of early childhood education. She loves working with young children, and is equally committed to their growth and the development of those adults whose duty and privilege it is to guide them.
The parents of the school are equally dedicated and supportive - just ask any of the teachers!
The kids are amazing and eager to learn!
The space is big and open and bright. Perfect for learning and imagination!
The community is supportive and loving. Parents, teachers, students, staff - we're a team!

We welcome any and all applications - please email us at hiring@themodelschool.org to see if you're a fit!


Montessori Lead Teacher at innovative public school in Northern California, USA

POSTED ON September 19, 2017

POSITION: Lead Montessori Teacher (Lower Elementary)
REPORTS TO: Head of School
LOCATION: Oakland, CA
WEBSITE: www.urbanmontessori.org

Urban Montessori Charter School (UMCS) seeks experienced, hard-working, and high-achieving Lead Teachers for our Oakland-based Montessori public charter school. We are currently operating as a TK-7 school and growing into a TK-8 school (over the next two years). 

Lead Teachers are responsible for leading the implementation of the instructional program and work in collaboration with their Support Teachers, the Head of School, and the UMCS community to create a child-centered, powerful educational experience for Urban Montessori's children.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience –
* Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university; and at least 2 years of successful teaching in age group assigned in a Montessori classroom in an urban setting
* Montessori certification and training (with appropriate documentation)
* California Multiple Subject credential or eligible for an intern California Multiple Subject Credential

Expectations –
* Strong alignment with UMCS mission
* Problem-solver a must
* Growth mindset a must
* Professional, prompt, punctuality a must
* Strong understanding of Montessori methods and able to effectively integrate other best practices with the Montessori method
* Strong understanding of how to use multiple forms of assessment in informing and driving instruction and individualized student supports
* Able to build immediate and caring rapport with children of all ages; strong understanding of child development and adolescent development
* Passion for teaching and working with students from urban communities, with specific knowledge and understanding of the needs of students from different experiences, languages and backgrounds
* Able to work in a creative and demanding learning environment, including the ability to problem-solve and manage ambiguity and adversity
* Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively
* Computer literate and able to acquire new technology skills
* Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills; high sense of commitment; ability to work as part of a team

Specific responsibilities –
* Establishes an inspiring classroom setting that is organized and engaging, with systems and procedures that manage student behavior, movement, and learning
* Takes leadership in guiding a support teacher; ensures all adults are maximized in the classroom
* Establishes a powerful classroom culture where children have high expectations for themselves and for others, are self-motivated and self-directed, have pride in themselves and in their community, care about themselves and their community, and where children value and love learning
* Develops and implements individualized learning plans, small and whole group lesson plans and classroom activities consistent with UMCS instructional guidelines
* Assesses students regularly in accordance with UMCS guidelines, examines student assessment data, and refines learning plans to differentiate instruction for each student
* Collaborate with UMCS team members to improve own and others' instructional practices; shares best practices
* Provides students and their families with regular and timely information on classroom activities and student progress; finds ways to involve parents/guardians in their students' education
* Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Urban Montessori's mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior

APPLICATION PROCESS – Please submit your cover letter and resume to employment@urbanmontessori.org


Primary Guide - Long-term Substitute Position, Marin County, California, USA

POSTED ON September 18, 2017

Marin Montessori School is seeking an AMI-trained Primary Guide to be a long-term substitute from October 2017 until June 2018.  Marin Montessori School, located on the San Francisco Bay in beautiful Marin County, California, serves approximately 275 children ages eighteen months to fifteen years in four levels: Toddler, Primary, Elementary, and Junior High.  Our school is committed to standards of excellence in accordance with AMI principles and provides highly competitive compensation and a great benefits package.  Marin Montessori is a California not-for-profit organization governed by a committed volunteer Board of Trustees and sustained by a highly experienced and dedicated faculty and staff.

Position requirements are:
AMI Primary Certification
Previous experience with students ages two-and-a-half through six preferred
Good classroom management and communication skills
Standards of excellence

See a complete job posting on our website: www.marinmontessori.org.

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


Director, Hillsboro, oregon, USA

POSTED ON September 14, 2017

Roots & Wings Montessori School located in Hillsboro, OR, is seeking a new Director. The Director is expected to lead our toddler classroom for 2-3 year old children in the mornings, and perform administrative duties in the afternoon. 

Applicants must be at least Step 9 in the Oregon Registry to qualify as a Director. We prefer Montessori teachers with previous experience in guiding children. We are looking for dedication, long-term commitment, and a responsible attitude. A team player with an easy-going open-minded personality would fit right into our program. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. Interested applicants should email us their resume at rootswingsms@gmail.com.


Head Teacher / Lead Primary Guide, Hillsboro, oregon, USA

POSTED ON September 14, 2017

Roots & Wings Montessori School located in Hillsboro, OR, is seeking a Head Teacher/Lead Primary Guide to start with us in January 2018. We prefer Montessori teachers with previous experience in guiding children, but do not mean to discourage inexperienced applicants. We are looking for dedication, long-term commitment, and a responsible attitude. A team player with an easy-going open-minded personality would fit right into our program. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. Interested applicants should email us their resume at rootswingsms@gmail.com.


Children's House Classroom Assistant, portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON September 12, 2017

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School is looking for a Children's House assistant to become part of our Children's House program. This position is for the 2017-2018 school year, and is available immediately. Please send your resume to our Head of School,  Sister Therese Gutting FSE, at: sistertheresegutting@fmes.org
The Franciscan Montessori Earth School is home to over 300 families, and is located in outer SE Portland. 
Visit our website at: www.fmes.org to learn more about our school.


Children's House and Toddler Full-time In-House Sub, portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON September 7, 2017

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 a full-time In-House Substitute to join our dedicated team, beginning immediately. The In-House Sub works full time year-round with paid vacation days, primarily covering in Toddler (16 months- 3 years) and Children’s House (3-6 years) classrooms for planned absences and illnesses, and performing other program support work on days when no sub is needed. 

Flexibility, spontaneity, and a positive attitude, as well as experience working with young children, are essential for this role. Hours vary each day; candidate must be available to work approximately 8-9 hours/day between 7:15am-5:30pm. This diverse, fast-paced position offers experience and exposure in a range of classrooms. 

Requirements:
•    Availability to work between 7:15am-5:30pm, year-round
•    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

Compensation is determined by experience between $13.50-$15.50 per hour plus benefits including medical, dental, and retirement.

If you are an enthusiastic, communicative, 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 Pribnow, Children’s House/AYM Admissions and Program Director, at: epribnow@sunstonemontessori.org


Toddler Aftercare Assistant, portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON September 5, 2017

Childpeace Montessori School Toddler Community:  Do you want 15 hours/week at a great school working with Montessori guide 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 right away. We are looking for candidates who enjoy being with 1- and 2-year-olds, who are consistent, calm, and eager to learn from a trained Montessori head-teacher. 

We are located in urban NW Portland and easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Childpeace supports our staff with a competitive  salary structure and benefits package, a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a passionate, hard working community of Montessori professionals.  Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and professional development.  Pay scale begins at $14.50 per hour.  Additional hours are possible via being on the substitute list.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter describing why you are interested in this 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 and plan for at least 20 hours/year of 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.


Lower Elementary Classroom Assistant, portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON august 31, 2017

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School is looking for an assistant to become part of our Lower Elementary program. This position is for the 2017-2018 school year.

Please send your resume to our Head of School, Sister Therese Gutting FSE, at: sistertheresegutting@fmes.org

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School is home to over 300 families, and is located in outer SE Portland. 
Visit our website at: www.fmes.org to learn more about our school.


Educator for After School and Camp Programs, portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON august 25, 2017

Creative Roots incorporates Montessori philosophy in our programs. We are looking for an educator to offer arts-based programs throughout the year. This is a part time position. More information about our programs is available at www.creativerootspdx.com


GUIDE OR ASSISTANT TO GUIDE - TRANSITIONING TO GUIDE, REDWOOD CITY, california, USA

POSTED ON august 25, 2017

PLEASE CALL VARUNI (650) 483 - 9670 OR EMAIL info@youadimontessori.org FOR JOB POSTING 

We are waiting to connect with you!

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