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Primary Guide, bellevue, Wa

May 23, 2019

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

POSITION:

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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • AMI or AMS Montessori certified is a MUST

  • Bachelor degree preferred

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

  • Accountability and great follow through skills a must

  • Minimum of 3 years of Montessori classroom lead experience.

  • Strong experience implementing dynamic curriculum for children in the classroom

  • Reliable and dependable

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Music and/or Art talent is greatly appreciated

SALARY & BENEFIT:

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

  • Paid planning time for FT teacher

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

START DATE: Sept, 2019 (possible summer employment)

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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job Type: Full-time

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


Primary Lead Guide, Portland, or

May 23, 2019

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

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

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

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


Adolescent Spanish Teacher, Portland, or

May 23, 2019

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

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

This is a part-time position working approximately 20 hours per week. The wage range begins at $23.00 per hour depending on experience.

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

Childpeace supports our staff with a competitive salary structure and benefits package, a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well-equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a rich, working community of Montessori professionals. MMM serves 7th and 8th grades. MMM is a WASC accredited middle school program.

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

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

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

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


SUBSTITUTES, OREGON MONTESSORI ASSOCIATION, OR

May 22, 2019

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

Join OMA’s Substitute List here.

Questions? Contact Oregon Montessori Association.


Primary Lead guide, nashville, tn

may 21, 2019

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

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

Pay 38,000-45,000


Upper Elementary Guide, Mount Pleasant, PA

may 21, 2019

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

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

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

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


Lead Elementary Guide, Silver spring, md

may 21, 2019

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

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


School Head Teacher / Primary Lead Guide, hillsboro, or

may 21, 2019

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

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

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


primary Assistant, portland, or

may 21, 2019

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

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

An ideal primary classroom assistant would possess the following qualifications:

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

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

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

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills

  • Versatility and flexibility

  • Love of cleanliness and order

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

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

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



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

May 15, 2019

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

Who we are:

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

What we offer:

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

  • Sustainable practices

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

  • Annual professional development and travel accommodations

  • A competitive wage and benefits

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

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

What you offer:

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

  • A professional and co-operative demeanor

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

  • An AMI Teaching or Assistant’s diploma

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

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

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

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

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


LOWER ELEMENTARY TEACHER, Ammon, ID - SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

May 15, 2019

Monticello Montessori is seeking a Lower Elementary Teacher.

Required Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

Desired Qualifications:

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

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

  • Experience as a contracted teacher in a public school.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Other Related Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes all Monticello and state assessment mandates.

  • Completes a school mentor program as required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

  • Seeks out opportunities for professional growth.

  • Develops personal leadership skills and areas of expertise.

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

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

  • Exhibits regular, punctual, and predictable attendance.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Terms of Employment:

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

Evaluation:

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

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

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

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


AMI Elementary Teacher, Boulder, CO

may 15, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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


Adolescent Math Guide, portland, or

may 15, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Childpeace supports our faculty and staff with a competitive salary structure and benefits package, a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well-equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a rich, working community of Montessori professionals. MMM serves 7th and 8th grades. MMM is a WASC accredited middle school program.

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

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


Lead Children's House Guide, Palo Alto, Ca

may 15, 2019

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

What we offer:

  • Ongoing professional development

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

  • Career growth and promotion opportunities

  • A competitive salary

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

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

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

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

We'd love to talk to you if you:

  • Obtained a Montessori diploma (AMI preferred)

  • Earned a Bachelor's Degree (any subject)

  • Have experience with the appropriate age group

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

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

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

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

  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

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

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


Primary Montessori Teacher, marin county, ca

may 15, 2019

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

This position will start on August 26, 2019.

Hours: 8:30 am-3:30pm

Qualifications:

  • AMS Montessori training and experience required

  • Prior experience working with children ages 2-6

  • Able to lift 30 lbs

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

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience

  • Full medical and dental insurance

  • Matching 401K available

  • 7 Paid Holidays

  • 5 weeks Paid school breaks

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

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


Primary and Toddler Assistants, west linn, or

may 13, 2019

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

Full-time Primary Assistant:

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

Full-time Toddler Assistant:

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

Community Assistant and Aftercare Guide:

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

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

Requirements:

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

Central Background Registry

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


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


Elementary Lead Guide, lake oswego, or

may 13, 2019

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

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

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

Comfortable performing routine tasks such as:

  • Leading Elementary Classroom

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

  • Coordinating going out activities within community

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

General Requirements:

  • Hold a credential from a MACTE Accredited Training Institution

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

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

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


Lead Primary guide, portland, or

may 13, 2019

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

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


TODDLER ASSISTANT, PORTLAND, OR

MAY 13, 2019

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

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

An ideal toddler classroom assistant would possess the following qualifications:

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

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

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

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills

  • Versatility and flexibility

  • Love of cleanliness and order

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

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

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


AMI Director of Training Centre Evolution and Growth, DBGI

MAY 9, 2019

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

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

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

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

Skills and experience required for applicant consideration include:

Leadership

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

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

  • Ability to build enduring relationships and maintain boundaries.

  • Prizes transparency and clear, forthright communications.

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

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

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

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

  • Evidence history of managing change.

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

Marketing & Communications Strategy

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

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

  • Proven record of success raising awareness and driving action.

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

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

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

Development

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

  • Experience developing and implementing a strategic fundraising plan.

  • Interpersonal style that conveys trustworthiness, competence.

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

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

Remuneration

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

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

Applications close on Friday, 31 May 2019.


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


Toddler Teacher Assistants needed, vancouver, wa

MAY 9, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1. What do you know and understand about Montessori philosophy

2. What draws you to this position

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

4. What skills will you bring with you

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

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Lower Elementary Teacher, denver, co

MAY 9, 2019

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

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


Children's House Guide, bainbridge Island, wa

MAY 8, 2019

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

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

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

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

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


Primary Classroom Assistant, portland, or

MAY 8, 2019

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

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

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

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

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


Toddler Classroom Assistant, portland, or

MAY 8, 2019

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

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

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

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

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


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

MAY 8, 2019

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

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

Job Duties:

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

• Playground and lunch supervision

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

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Other tasks as assigned

Requirements:

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

• A knowledge of Montessori preferred

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

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

• Current CPR and First Aid certification a plus

• Must have ability to lift 40 pounds without assistance

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

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

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


Primary Support Assistant, Marin County, ca

MAY 8, 2019

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

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

Key Responsibilities Include the Following:

• Supporting two different classrooms, each with its own needs

• Material making

• Supervising children during staff breaks

• Covering in classroom as needed when staff are out

• Spanish-speaking would be a plus

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

• Bachelors' Degree

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

• Experience working with young children

• A knowledge of Montessori preferred

• A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues

• Organized with an attention to detail

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Must have a valid California driver license with no points

• Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds

Salary:

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

Marin Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

How to Apply:

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


Primary Classroom Assistant, Marin County, CA

MAY 8, 2019

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

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

Key Responsibilities Include the Following:

• Observation and support of children

• Preparing and maintaining the classroom environment

• Material making

• Playground and lunch supervision

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Spanish-speaking would be a plus

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

• Bachelors' Degree

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

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

• A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues

• Organized with an attention to detail

• Must have a valid California driver license with no points

• Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds

Salary:

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

Marin Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

How to Apply:

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


Lead Infant/Toddler Guides, Beaverton, Or

MAY 7, 2019

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

What we offer:

  • Ongoing professional development

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

  • Career growth and promotion opportunities

  • A competitive salary

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

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

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

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

We'd love to talk to you if you:

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

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

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

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

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

  • Take pride in your work

  • Are friendly with error

  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

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


Primary/Elementary Guides, Burien, WA

MAY 7, 2019

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

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


lower El / Upper Elementary Bilingual Teacher, aurora, co

MAY 7, 2019

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

We believe:

  • Montessori education is effective for a diverse student population

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

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

  • Education can and should be respectful of children as individuals

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

  • Develop all students as bilingual and bi-literate.

  • Provide effective literacy instruction targeted at bilingual literacy development.

  • Organize and supervise field trips.

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

  • Supervise students and ensure their safety.

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

  • Supervise classroom assistant.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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

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


Primary teacher’s assistant, vancouver, wa

MAY 7, 2019

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

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


Elementary Head Teacher, davie, fl

MAY 7, 2019

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

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


MONTESSORI PRIMARY ASSISTANT- FULL TIME SUBSTITUTE, CAMAS, WA

MAY 7, 2019

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

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

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


Montessori Guide or Co-Guide, maple grove, mn

MAY 2, 2019

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

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

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

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

We offer excellent benefits to our employees. They include:

• Paid Holidays, Vacation/Sick leave

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

• Attractive salary

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

Essential Work Ethic at Radiant Montessori:

• Warm, friendly, and dedicated to the job

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

• Make new Montessori materials when necessary

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

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

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

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

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


Head of School - Montessori of Alameda, Portland, or

MAY 2, 2019

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

Essential Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

Attributes:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Job Qualifications include:

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

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

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

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

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

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


INFANT AND TODDLER GUIDES, HAWTHORNE, CA

MAY 2, 2019

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

For the right candidate, we are pleased to offer:

  • Competitive compensation;

  • Generous medical benefits;

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

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

  • On-going career development.

We encourage you to apply if you:

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

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

  • Are available to join Discovery between May and August 2019

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


AMI PRIMARY GUIDE, ALEXANDRIA, VA

MAY 2, 2019

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

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


Assistant Head of School, Seattle, wa

APRIL  30, 2019

Pacific Crest School (PCS) is an independent Montessori school in Seattle serving 220 students in preschool through eighth grade. The school focuses on recruiting and retaining high-quality employees by offering several professional development opportunities, salaries that are competitive with local districts and market rates, competitive benefits, and a close-knit, supportive community. PCS exemplifies Montessori’s vision of “an education capable of saving humanity… involving the spiritual development of man, the enhancement of his value…and the preparation of young people to understand the times in which they live.” (Education and Peace, 1932).

We deliver our mission by: 1) Offering excellent education at low tuition rates; 2) Preparing children ages three to fourteen as capable, joyful, responsible citizens in and for our natural world and human communities. Our primary through middle school program (ages 2 1/2 -14) integrates intellectual, social, and emotional learning seamlessly with classroom, whole-school, neighborhood, and worldwide peace and sustainability projects; work that the children choose and lead.

Position Summary: The Assistant Head of School works in tandem with the Head of School, focusing on supporting students, faculty, and families, and providing leadership in all aspects of the school. The PCS administrative team is a roll-up-your-sleeves operation as we keep our administration lean to dedicate as many resources as possible to directly support the child’s education. Therefore there is a wide range of responsibilities offered in this position, and the ideal candidate will be willing and enthusiastic to assist where needed. While working with students is not a focus of this job, the Assistant Head may be directly involved in our students´ academic work based on the needs of the program and the interest of the individual.

The Ideal Candidate: All candidates should have classroom and/or leadership experience in the field of education. They should have excellent interpersonal skills, a sense of humor, and an interest in engaging in the school community, while advocating for students, supporting parents and collaborating with faculty and staff to nurture an exemplary Montessori school community. In addition, they should have the following skills/interests or similar:

  • Leading and implementing a variety of school initiatives and topics from the strategic plan, including capital improvements to school campuses;

  • Overseeing administrative compliance with state licensing requirements;

  • Participate in the school´s marketing and communications strategy, and implementation;

  • Manage some aspects of Human Resources along with the Director of Finance, including;

    • Employee Handbook

    • Policies and Procedures

    • Staffing schedules and resources

    • Some mentoring of administrative and support staff

  • Strategize and plan extra-curricular and summer programs;

  • Demonstrate the importance of personal and professional growth and understand what it means to support faculty and staff in their growth;

  • Support all aspects of the school as needed when the Head of School is off campus.

This is a full-time, 12 month, exempt position reporting to the Head of School. It begins in mid June of 2019, or earlier if feasible..

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and any other supporting materials to applications@pacificcrest.org. For more information about the school, please visit pacificcrest.org

Equal Employment Opportunity

PCS is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, believes that each individual is entitled to equal opportunity without regard to sex, color, race, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal or state anti-discrimination laws. PCS’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.


LOWER AND UPPER ELEMENTARY LEAD TEACHERS, OAKLAND, CA

APRIL  30, 2019

Urban Montessori Charter School is a public Montessori charter school in Oakland, CA that serves a diverse student population from TK-8th grade. We are currently looking for elementary trained teachers (lower and upper elementary) that are ready to join us in delivering high quality public Montessori education to our students! The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Montessori theory and curriculum while also having a personal mission of bringing equity through Montessori pedagogy.

Apply at:

http://app.hirenimble.com/jobview/305 (Upper Elementary)

http://app.hirenimble.com/jobview/303 (Lower Elementary)

Questions? Email employment@urbanmontessori.org


Executive director, DOUGLAS, ak

APRIL  30, 2019

The Juneau Montessori School is actively seeking an Executive Director. The candidate will be knowledgeable in AMI Montessori Pedagogy, has a passion for public advocacy of Montessori Pedagogy and an appreciation for small towns. We are looking for the right candidate ready for a chance to grow and continue to advocate for Montessori Education in Juneau and the State of Alaska.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating a strong culture that reflects the mission of JMS

  • Building a strong community with staff, parents and children

  • Managing JMS budget

  • Enrollment projections and recruitment of students

  • Hiring/managing teaching staff and furthering staff professional development as well as understanding of functions of non-profit organizations and functions of a Board of Directors.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree, related or unrelated field

  • Must be 21+

  • Administrator Credential, optional

  • 12 credits in Early Childhood

  • child development or related field

  • 1+ year of experience working with non-profits or early childhood education

  • 1+ year of supervising staff

  • AMI Montessori Trained

To learn more visit http://www.juneaumontessorischool.org, and send Cover Letters and Resumes to jms@juneaumontessori.org


TODDLER TEACHING ASSISTANT, DOUGLAS, AK

APRIL  30, 2019

The Juneau Montessori School, a year round non-profit licensed early childhood education center in Douglas, is looking for a full time toddler teaching assistant who will work as support staff for a classroom of 12  toddlers. Applicants must be 18 years old.

To learn more, visit https://juneaumontessorischool.org/ and send Cover Letters and Resumes to jms@juneaumontessori.org


Children's House Classroom Assistant, portland, or

APRIL 25, 2019

Sunstone Montessori School is looking for a Children’s House Classroom Assistant. The assistant’s main job is to assist the Guide in maintaining an orderly, smoothly functioning environment, so that the Guide can give lessons and oversee the children’s work. The ability to work independently as well as with others are two of the many essential functions of this position.

This position reports to their classroom Guide and the Program Director, who is 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:

  • Protect the integrity of lessons given by the Guide by redirecting children and preventing interruptions.

  • Respond to direction from the Guide to assist or intervene with children as needed.

  • Assist children as needed and as directed by the Guide, but in a manner that supports children’s independence.

  • Position yourself in the classroom according to the Guide’s direction, generally maintaining a calm, non-distracting presence.

  • Prepare snacks as needed, involving children as appropriate.

  • Observe children’s behavior and activity as directed by the Guide, and communicate appropriately.

ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL

  • Greet the children at the door of the classroom from approximately 7:30 to 8:30 am, and facilitate a smooth transition.

  • Help facilitate an orderly dismissal.

LUNCH AND OUTDOOR PLAY

  • Supervise and assist with lunch according to the Guide’s direction.

  • Supervise outdoor play according to the Guide’s direction and school policies.

  • Supervise and support safe, appropriate behavior and equipment usage.

  • Facilitate appropriate conflict resolution between children.

  • Communicate with the Guide and the administration about any playground issues or concerns.

MAINTAINING THE CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT

  • Support the children in the classroom and outdoor environment cleaning and maintenance responsibilities they are expected to carry out.

  • Clean and maintain order in the classroom each day after the children have left.

  • Replenish supplies as needed.

  • Assist with material making, photocopying, etc., as needed.

RECORD-KEEPING

  • Record daily attendance.

  • Maintain other records and observations as directed by the Guide.

  • Help maintain a list of needed class supplies.

COMMUNICATION

  • Communicate effectively with the Guide and administration as needed.

  • Distribute communications and children’s work to family folders.

  • Maintain appropriate professionalism in communications with families. Refer all inquiries about a child’s behavior, along with all comments and concerns expressed by parents, to the Guide or administration.

GENERAL BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS

  • Support children’s independent functioning whenever possible.

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

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

    • Intro to Child Care Health and Safety (ICCHS) training

    • Any required hours of professional development

DAYS/HOURS OF WORK

  • Children's House AYM program hours are 7:30am to 5:30pm on AYM school days as specified in the School Calendar. Your work hours are specified in your New Employee Information Letter, and are subject to scheduling changes.

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

  • Attend all whole staff and whole Children’s House staff meetings, assistants’ 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 email resume and cover letter to Francesca Lowes at flowes@sunstonemontessori.org.

Rate of pay is $13-$15/hr, DOE.


Receptionist/Office Assistant, portland, or

APRIL 25, 2019

Sunstone Montessori School is looking for a Receptionist/Office Assistant! The Receptionist/Office Assistant is accountable for the overall administration of the Office and general assistant to Head of School. 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 Head of School 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:

OFFICE DUTIES

  • In collaboration with Operations Manager, assist or maintain whole School Attendance Tracking.

  • Manage absent/tardy list for each class, tracking/pick up sheets for all classrooms.

  • In collaboration with Operations Manager, help manage pick-up and Aftercare drop-in/attendance sheets.

  • Manage spreadsheet for classroom attendance lists, known absences/ weekly appointments, putting any early pick up notes on classroom daily notes sheets. Note: This will change to make more streamlined.

  • Distribute items to classrooms for families.

  • In collaboration with Communications Director, maintain Sunstone online Flickr photo gallery (upload photos monthly into designated albums in accordance with our photo authorization contracts)

  • In collaboration with Communications Director, staff, and room parents, maintain all aspects of Sunstone’s Community Participation program utilizing SignUpGenius, an online volunteer management software. Create, maintain and track sign-ups for all community participation needs at Sunstone. Organize an annual plan, coordinate/communicate plan/sign ups with key participants, provide mid-year and end-of year tracking reports to families and admin, maintain sign ups throughout the year as directed by Communications Director and staff.

  • Help in typing, copying, and collating of Sunstone’s work.

  • Help with production work on large mailings and newsletters.

  • Manage, and create reports in RenWeb

RECEPTION DESK

  • Answer incoming phone calls for parent help and questions, intake for admissions (passing to Admissions staff or giving general information) or taking messages for staff/call transfers to desks.

  • Support of students: walking children to the bathroom, getting supplies from Teacher Work Room, or helping children who need a “reset” from classroom environment.

  • Accept deliveries and direct them to the proper area.

  • Daily cleaning and organization: community kitchen, conference room, and lobby (especially recycling).

CLASSROOM SUPPORT

  • Be available daily to give breaks or step in for classroom staff.

  • Support Operations and Development Managers with all school events.

ADMISSIONS/ENROLLMENT

  • Field inquiry phone calls or emails & making sure messages get to Admissions assistant and/or Program Directors.

PARENT COMMUNICATIONS

  • Support the Program Director/Operations Manager/Head of School on any or all of the following:

    • Help edit and participate in updating a Family Handbook containing policies, procedures and other basic information of use to parents.

    • Participate in parent education programs planning and implementation so that parents are assisted in supporting their children’s development and so that the activities and approaches at Sunstone are understood and supported.

    • See that parents have opportunities for social experiences with Sunstone families.

GENERAL BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS

  • Support children’s independent functioning whenever possible.

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

  • Be punctual and present at work 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

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

    • Intro to Child Care Health and Safety (ICCHS) training

    • Any required hours of professional development

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.

Other qualifications:

  • Advanced Skills with Microsoft Office Programs

  • Basic IT support experience

  • Experience or understanding of a school setting and culture

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


Lead Upper Elementary Teacher, phoenix, AZ

APRIL 25, 2019

Khalsa Montessori School is a well-established, community oriented, quality Montessori school that has been serving a diverse community of children 18 months – 12 yrs. old and their families in Phoenix for over 48 years. Located in a vital and thriving arts and historic district, our families are committed and involved.

We are seeking an Upper Elementary level AMS or AMI certified (9-12 or Elementary II) and/or experienced lead teacher to join our long-time staff. The teacher must hold a Bachelor’s degree and take the AEPA Professional knowledge and subject test to meet the Arizona State Highly Qualified Teacher designation in addition to being eligible to teach in the United States. Experience as a lead teacher is preferred but not required.

Preferred Attributes, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • A clear understanding of Montessori ideals

  • Deep knowledge of the development of children

  • Possess a sincere commitment to building and directing a quality Montessori environment

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

  • Offer support and guidance to parents

  • Collaborate with experienced colleagues while maintaining an identity of own

  • Possess maturity, dedication, high integrity, good judgment, ability to self-reflect as a teacher, and the courage to grow as an educational leader.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Classroom management and communication skills that nurture self-discipline, order, and confidence in young students.

We offer a rewarding teaching experience and attractive financial package, including benefits like health insurance and retirement savings.

Please email a resume and cover letter to kms@khalsamontessori.org or fax to 602-252-5224, and call 602-252-3759.


Spanish Speaking Primary Assistant Teacher, Portland, OR

APRIL 25, 2019

Montessori of Alameda, a birth to five AMS Montessori community in NE Portland, is searching for a Spanish-speaking assistant for one of our beautiful Primary classrooms. Montessori of Alameda is a bilingual community and offers children the opportunity for dual-language learning by offering both Spanish and English in the classroom.

The qualified candidate will be a native or fluent Spanish-speaker and will have at least one full year of experience working with children ages 3-6. Assistant teachers work closely with the classroom Lead Guide to provide a safe, loving, and consistent environment for students. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the Montessori method and see it in action!

Montessori of Alameda offers competitive starting wages, comprehensive benefits, paid time off, paid holidays and school closures, tuition discounts, scholarship opportunities, and much more! To find out more, go to www.montessoriofalameda.com, and send cover letters and resumes to Tessa Stephenson at tstephenson@endeavorschools.com. We look forward to hearing from you!


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

APRIL 24, 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.


FT Upper Elementary and Children's House Classroom Assistants and a Pt Spanish-speaking classroom Assistant, Ferndale, Wa

APRIL 24, 2019

Pioneer Meadows Montessori School in Ferndale, WA is seeking several positions for the 2019-2020 school year.

Current openings include: Full Time Upper Elementary Classroom Assistant, Full Time Children’s House Classroom Assistant, and a Part Time Spanish-speaking Classroom Assistant.

If you have a passion for education and an interest in Montessori, if you are a motivated, dynamic, and thoughtful educator, we would like to hear from you!

For additional info and to apply, please visit: www.pmmontessori.org and click the “Join the PMMS Staff” button!


lead toddler guide, palo alto, ca

APRIL 24, 2019

Guidepost Montessori is hiring Montessori teachers at the toddler level to join our founding team, as we grow our new Montessori school to the Palo Alto area!

Are you a passionate Montessori-trained teacher? Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement? Join our team and lead your very own classroom! In this role, you'll create and lead a model Toddler classroom. Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment. You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique. We offer competitive salaries, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as a generous tuition discount for up to two children at our school!

Want to learn more about us?

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

We'd love to talk to you if you:

  • Have Montessori Experience

  • Earned a Bachelor's Degree (any subject)

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

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

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

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

  • Take pride in your work

  • Are friendly with error

  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

What we offer:

  • Ongoing professional development

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

  • Career growth and promotion opportunities

  • A competitive salary

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Paid time off and paid holidays

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

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

If this sounds like you, Follow the Link below!

https://boards.greenhouse.io/paloaltomontessori#.Wm-NBJM-c9c

We are hiring Nation Wide! Check out our other Openings!

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


SEEKING NANNY FOR FALL 2019, POrtland, Or

APRIL 24, 2019

Two working moms seeking part time Montessori/Waldorf informed nanny for cate 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 interest to canape01@gmail.com.


Temporary and Permanent nanny positions, portland, or

APRIL 23, 2019

A Brilliant Nanny Placement Agency has been serving Portland families for the past 13 years, bringing them qualified care providers for their infants and toddlers in either a part-time or full-time capacity. Work with us on-call for flexibility around a teaching role, or take on a permanent role with a family either while you're finishing school or before your first teaching job! We are looking for candidates with the passion and energy that nanny work requires and can offer a very broad range of opportunities.

To apply, please visit us online at www.abnanny.com and fill out an application. You are welcome to include any job numbers you see on our site that you are interested in, or you may indicate the type of position (temporary or permanent) that you are seeking. If you have questions or want to know more about us please email agency owner Danielle Aikin at Danielle@abnanny.com


INfant nanny, portland, or

APRIL 23, 2019

Work from home parents looking for part time (20-30hrs/wk) nanny to care for infant starting in June 2019. Montessori background preferred - emphasis on respectful, responsive communication with baby, as well as self care and practical life activities as baby becomes toddler. Family also practices attachment parenting (breastfeeding, cosleeping/contact naps, baby wearing) - would love nanny to do light housework (dishes, laundry, etc) when baby is breastfeeding with mom. Experience with (or interest in) baby signs, baby led weaning, cloth diapering, and elimination communication would be wonderful. More hours available for someone who wants to help more around the house (heavier cleaning, household management tasks, etc). Located in North Portland.

Please send cover letter with resume to earlychildhoodsystems@gmail.com


primary lead guide, scotts valley, ca

APRIL 23, 2019

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

We are located in beautiful Santa Cruz County, 10 minutes from beaches and redwoods. We are an established school with two Primary classes, two Toddler classes, and one Nido class. We have a staff of dedicated Montessori educators and team members who are committed to educating young children. As stated in our mission statement, in our classrooms we guide the natural unfolding of the whole child. Every staff member plays an important role as a model to young children. Our goal is to create the best possible Montessori learning environment for those children entrusted to our care, while creating a warm and welcoming environment for all.

We are looking for a committed Montessorian with a team-oriented mindset, can-do attitude, and warm personalities, who can effectively lead and manage a class of 24 children with one Assistant. Start date would be between June to late August. Academic Year starts August 26. Please send cover letter and resume to Madelynn at madelynn@montessoricommunity.school; or call 831-439-9625.

For more information please visit our website: www.mcs.school.


ELEMENTARY ASSISTANT GUIDE, WHITE SALMON, WA

APRIL 22, 2019

Little Oak Montessori School seeks an experienced assistant elementary guide to support our established 6-12 classroom for the 2019-2020 school year.

Little Oak provides fully implemented AMI Montessori education for children ages 2 ½ 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.

Qualified candidates have 2 years experience working with children ages 6-12. Ideal candidates hold an AMI Elementary Montessori diploma.

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

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

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

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

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


ELEMENTARY GUIDE, WHITE SALMON, WA

APRIL 22, 2019

Little Oak Montessori School seeks an experienced AMI-trained Elementary Guide for the 2019-2020 school year to lead our established 6-12 classroom.

Little Oak provides fully implemented AMI Montessori education for children ages 2 ½ 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.

Qualified candidates hold an AMI Elementary Montessori diploma and a Washington State Teaching Certificate, or the ability to obtain this certificate in a timely manner.

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

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

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

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

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


PRIMARY AND TODDLER MONTESSORI TEACHERS, WEST LINN, OR

APRIL 22, 2019

Cascade Summit Montessori is hiring! We are currently looking to fill openings in our Toddler and Primary Classrooms for our school located at 3100 Parker Road.

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

~Ask about our $250 Sign On Bonus!!~

Our Montessori Guides:

  • Create fun and interactive learning experiences.

  • Are caring, compassionate and love what they do!

  • Are accountable for the delivery of an authentic Montessori program.

  • Supervise the classroom, helping the children to think creatively, to solve problems independently and respect themselves and others.

  • Spark imagination, build self-esteem and help children discover new things each day.

  • Guide children in self-motivated learning, helping stimulate their natural desire to learn.

  • Are responsible for reporting challenges, successes and competencies of each student to the Director or to parents on a regular basis.

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

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

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

  • Are rewarded with hugs from children and praise from parents every day!

We are most interested in talking to applicants that have:

  • Associate’s degree, AMS/AMI or a MACTE accredited training certificate

  • Experience leading a classroom and creating educational lesson plans.

  • Experience working in a licensed early childhood setting, preferably a Montessori school.

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

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

  • Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

If interested, please send your resume to Melissa at mcavender@learningcaregroup.com.


LOWER ELEMENTARY MONTESSORI TEACHER, DULUTH, MN

APRIL 22, 2019

Montessori School of Duluth (MSD) seeks a full time Grade 1—3 Lower Elementary Lead Guide. MSD is well-known and the first established Montessori school in Duluth, Minnesota. We are committed to the Montessori philosophy to educate and inspire a love for learning in students, for school and for life. For more, see www.montessoriduluthmn.org. Salary and compensation is competitive, commensurate with education and experience. Professional development provided.

Candidate qualifications:

  • Possesses a minimum Bachelor’s degree

  • AMS or AMI training or willingness to complete certification

Contact: Laura Goodman at 218.728.4600 or LauraGoodman@montessoriduluthmn.org


LEAD INFANT AND PRESCHOOL TEACHERS, SEATTLE, WA

APRIL 22, 2019

Haggard Childcare Resources (www.haggardchildcare.com) is looking for Montessori certified (MACTE) teachers at both the 0-3 and 3-6 levels for the coming school year (2019-2020). Ideal candidates are people who are passionate about supporting children in their learning and development and are lifelong learners themselves. Energetic and creative teachers will find a beautiful and long-standing classroom, where you will have the autonomy to run your own space while being supported by a well-established company. All our schools have lovely indoor environments and place an emphasis on time spent outdoors and nature.

Desired Qualifications:

  • MACTE accredited Montessori teacher

  • BA or AA in ECE or related field

  • Ability and desire to work respectfully and compassionately in and with a diverse population

  • A sense of humor and a sense of humility

  • Ability to fulfill all Washington State Department of Early Learning requirements (negative TB test, pass a background check, etc.)

We offer a competitive salary range which varies dependent on experience and education. Our generous benefits package includes considerable paid time off, continuing education scholarships, funds to attend conferences, medical/dental/vision benefits, matching retirement, steeply discounted bus pass, etc.

Please consider joining us! These positions start as early as Summer 2019 and as late as September 2019. Hiring will be completed on a rolling basis.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to nicole@haggardchildcare.com. Thank you!


PRIMARY GUIDE - YEAR LONG MATERNITY LEAVE, PORTLAND, OR

APRIL 17, 2019

The Montessori House of St Johns is Hiring!

The Montessori House of St Johns is a strong, supportive, and vibrant community that serves families with children, 1 through 6 years of age. We have created nurturing communities for the holistic development of toddlers and preschoolers. We are a year round program with a strong commitment to authentic Montessori environments, introducing the children to Spanish language, environmental stewardship, social justice, and providing many opportunities to explore artistic expression.

We are currently interviewing for a primary trained individual to cover a year long maternity leave. This is a unique opportunity to lead an established 3-6 classroom with the support of a veteran assistant and mentorship from the Director, as well as the Guide taking the maternity leave. If The Montessori House proves to be a good fit for the Guide, there will be opportunity for the candidate to continue as a Primary Lead Guide the following year. This position would begin with training, observations, and meeting our community in June. The first day leading the classroom will be July 8th, 2019. In addition to the description below, all applicants should have experience working with young children (and love it!) and have or be able to obtain: fingerprint clearance, CPR/First Aid, training in Child Abuse/Neglect, and an Oregon Food Handler’s permit.

Guides are responsible for the care and safety of the children, preparing an authentic Montessori environment, planning, implementing, and recording Montessori curriculum aligned with their Montessori training albums. They are also responsible for communicating and collaborating with parents and other staff members, monthly newsletter submission, supporting and supervising assistants, and helping with school events.

The Montessori House is a great group of creative, collaborative, and intentional professionals. We are seeking an open minded candidate who is excited to be a part of our dynamic St Johns neighborhood. We are deeply committed to being active members of the neighborhood we serve. We offer competitive wages and benefits.

If you are interested in applying, please email megan@themontessorihouse.org with a letter of interest, at least three employer or professor references, and a resume.


ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM ASSISTANTS AND ADOLESCENT PROGRAM ASSISTANT, PORTLAND, OR

APRIL 17, 2019

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School of Portland Oregon is seeking Elementary Assistants and an Adolescent Program Assistant for the 2019-2020 school year.

Established in 1977, the Franciscan Montessori Earth School is home to over 300 students (ages 3-15) on a large, well-established campus in SE Portland Oregon.

Please send your application and resume to Sister Therese Gutting, FSE at sistertheresegutting@fmes.org


TODDLER TEACHING ASSISTANT, PORTLAND, OR

APRIL 17, 2019

Sunstone Montessori School is looking for someone who not only loves working with children 16 months-3 years but also has energy to keep up with them! We have a wonderful environment with 12 Toddlers, 1 Guide, and 3 Assistants.

Assist the Guide in preparing and maintaining an orderly, smoothly functioning Montessori Toddler environment, so that the Guide can give lessons and oversee the children’s work. The information that follows outlines the essential functions for this position in all aspects and areas of your responsibilities. The ability to work independently as well as with others are two of the many essential functions of this position.

This position reports to their classroom Guide and 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:

  • Assist children as needed and as directed by the Guide, but in a manner that supports children’s independence.

  • Position yourself in the classroom according to the Guide’s direction, generally maintaining a calm, non-distracting presence.

  • Protect the integrity of lessons given by the Guide by redirecting children and preventing interruptions.

  • Aid in maintaining an orderly, harmonious, and safe classroom environment and culture.

  • Foster children’s intellectual and personal growth and independence.

  • Aid in bathroom supervision and foster children’s independent toileting, giving the children maximum independence while ensuring safety.

LUNCH AND OUTDOOR PLAY

  • Supervise and assist with lunch according to the Guide’s direction.

  • Ensure safe travel to and from the outdoor play environment.

  • Supervise and support safe, appropriate behavior and equipment usage on the playground.

  • Facilitate appropriate conflict resolution between children.

  • Communicate with the Guide and administration about any playground issues or concerns.

MAINTAINING THE CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT

  • Support the children to participate in care of the environment.

  • Clean and maintain order in the classroom each day after the children have left. Spray and wipe furniture, clean floor, tidy shelves, and put away laundry.

  • Make and maintain materials as directed by the Guide.

  • Communicate observed material and environmental needs to the Lead Guide and administration.

  • Restock materials and supplies as needed.

RECORD-KEEPING

  • Maintain records of child accidents or injuries.

  • Record daily attendance.

  • Help maintain a list of needed class supplies, in consultation with the Guide.

COMMUNICATION

  • Communicate effectively with the Lead Guide, Assistants, and Administration as needed. Utilize thoughtful, solution-oriented communication.

  • Follow directions from the Lead Assistant in the absence of the Lead Guide.

  • Maintain appropriate professionalism in communications with families. Refer all inquiries about a child’s behavior, along with all comments and concerns expressed by parents, to the Guide or administration.

GENERAL BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS

  • Support children’s independent functioning whenever possible.

  • Maintain a professional, neat, and clean appearance.

  • Maintain a friendly, professional and positive attitude in relationships with the children, families, and fellow staff members.

  • Model Grace & Courtesy in your communications and movements.

  • Be punctual and present in the classroom during your regularly scheduled hours, and all other hours as assigned.

  • Maintain required professional qualifications, including:

    • Current CPR/1st Aid certification

    • Current Food Handlers certification

    • Current registration in the Central Background Registry

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

    • Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety (ICCHS) training

    • Any required hours of professional development

DAYS/HOURS OF WORK

  • AYM program hours are 7:30am to 5:30pm on AYM school days as specified in the School Calendar. Your work hours are specified on your Status Form, are determined in conjunction with the Guide and Operations Manager, and are subject to scheduling changes. On days when other AYM staff are absent, the Assistant may be asked to work longer hours. The Assistant can be expected to work any shift between 7:30am-5:30pm.

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

  • Attend all whole staff meetings.

  • Attend all community events to which you are assigned on the event expectations sheet.

  • 2-3 evenings/days of childcare for school events/conference days.

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.

  • 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 a resume and cover letter to Cathy Newman at cnewman@sunstonemontessori.org.