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Name of School
Madison Montessori School
Address
19 Green Avenue
New Jersey Madison
United States
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Contact Name
Laura Arzeno
Phone
(973) 966-9544
Email
mmsarzeno@gmail.com
School Website
http://www.madisonmontessorinj.org
Level / Position
Early Childhood Guide
Description of Position
Looking for an experienced, credentialed guide who is suited to work with our 3-6 students and would appreciate being part of a small school with a supportive administration and teaching staff. The class size is limited to 25 children or less with credentialed Montessori guides. In addition to the necessary Montessori qualifications, the applicant must be able to build a rapport with parents and demonstrate respect and kindness toward the students, prepare an environment which corresponds to the needs of the group, and accept responsibility for the safety and physical well-being of the children. Additional responsibilities include preparing student evaluations for parent/teacher conferences, attending staff meetings and school events. The position can be either part-time or full-time and offers opportunity for professional growth..
Qualifications
Early Childhood Montessori Credential
School Community
Madison Montessori School is celebrating its 39th year of being a small, not-for-profit school nestled in the center of Madison, NJ. The school’s mission statement underscores its belief that children thrive in a nurturing and supportive environment that supports a child’s natural desire to learn. Our experienced Montessori Guides and student/teacher ratio are key elements to creating an environment tailored to meeting each child’s needs.
Job Start Date
09/01/2020
Name of School
wBees Forest School
Address
20 St. Johns Road
Ridgewood, NY 11385
United States
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Contact Name
Lanny Cheuck
Phone
(929) 457-6717
Email
wbeesforestschool@gmail.com
School Website
http://www.wbeesforestschool.com
Level / Position
Head Teacher
Description of Position
wBees Forest School is looking for a full-time warm, responsible, and dedicated AMS / AMI Montessori certified primary teacher. NY State certified is a huge plus!

We are looking for someone who feels genuinely connected to working with children and can provide an emotionally responsive environment for children as well as guide them through the Montessori curriculum.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS EXPERIENCE IN…
Leading a classroom.
Leading meaningful circle-times/meetings.
Planning and giving Montessori lessons.
Communicating with families.
Leading parent-teacher conferences.
Updating classrooms with new works, materials, and units of study.

Qualifications
AMS/AMI Certified
MS or BA in ECE required or being willing to work towards a degree.
NYS Certified in ECE highly desired (applicant with this qualification may grow into an administrative role in a few years time)
School Community
wBees Forest School is a warm and vibrant Montessori school located in the Ridgewood/Bushwick community.
We have two Primary classrooms and one Toddler room. We have Montessori trained teachers in all rooms and we are looking for one more to join our team!
At wBees Forest School, we support teachers to make them and their students thrive.
Job Start Date
08/24/2020
Name of School
Hudson Montessori School
Address
10 Regent Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
United States
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Contact Name
Gina Reeves
Phone
(201) 516-0700
Email
gina@hudsonmontessori.net
School Website
http://hudsonmontessori.net
Level / Position
Lead Teacher – Toddler
Description of Position
We are looking for highly motivated lead teachers to inspire and be part of a great team working in our Toddler (2 year old) classrooms. Located in a thriving part of Jersey City, NJ, Hudson Montessori School is growing and looking for teachers. We also welcome interns who are looking for a placement in a collaborative and joyful environment. Must be Montessori Teacher Certified (or in the process). Must provide a cover letter, resume and three references.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher, experience in early childhood education and the completion (or in the process of) of Montessori Teaching credential.
School Community
Hudson Montessori School follows the philosophy and methodology of Maria Montessori while also staying on the cutting edge of 21st-century ideals. We provide a collaborative environment for teachers and students and strive to develop in each child an eager mind to learn and a place to thrive. Our Mission is to create independent thinkers who will apply their knowledge to real-life settings and grow into responsible, compassionate citizens of the world. To this end, we follow the philosophy and methodology of Maria Montessori and incorporate robust programs in STEAM, Music, Art and more. We work collaboratively to achieve our mission and vision for our students.
Job Start Date
08/23/2020
Name of School
Hudson Montessori School
Address
10 Regent Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
United States
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Contact Name
Gina Reeves
Phone
(201) 516-0700
Email
gina@hudsonmontessori.net
School Website
http://hudsonmontessori.net
Level / Position
Assistant Teacher
Description of Position
We are looking for highly motivated assistant teachers to be part of a great team working in a Toddler or Primary (3-6 year old) classroom. In addition to assisting in the classroom, we also welcome interns who are looking for a placement in a collaborative and joyful environment.
Qualifications
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (or near completion) and experience working in early childhood education.
School Community
Hudson Montessori School offers a rich, multi-dimensional Montessori program that emphasizes hands-on, experiential learning. Our staff includes highly educated teachers, whose focus is on cultivating critical thinking skills, making connections to real-life settings while developing a child’s self-confidence, self-esteem, patience and respect for others and self. We accept everyone for who they are and encourage each child to think beyond the obvious. Our mission is to create independent thinkers who apply their knowledge to real-life settings and grow into responsible, compassionate citizens of the world. Hudson Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Start Date
04/06/2020
Name of School
Bunche Montessori
Address
1111 Greene Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46803
United States
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Contact Name
Tamara Mullins
Phone
(260) 467-4790
Email
tamara.mullins@fwcs.k12.in.us
School Website
https://fortwayneschools.org/schools/school-pages.php?school=0151
Level / Position
Early Childhood Assistant
Description of Position
Bunche Montessori is seeking a classroom assistant for one of their
early childhood classrooms (3-6 year olds). Assistants are expected to work cohesively
with the lead teacher. Job duties include but are not limited to organizing and preparing
materials, cleaning the workspace to facilitate the learning process for each child,
observing, and learning more about the Montessori Philosophy. Assistants are also
expected to guide the child through self-directed activities, allowing the child to develop
at his or how own pace while allowing for the growth of independence. Together
assistants and lead teachers foster a nurturing, peaceful, and stimulating non-
competitive environment.
Qualifications
Qualifying Candidates should be kind, compassionate,
promote a positive attitude, enthusiastic, and creative with a love for working with
children ages 3-6 years old. Prior experience working with young children and working
in a Montessori school will be an advantage. An assistant is also required to have the
physical capacity to work with young children. This position comes with the opportunity
for professional development in Montessori Philosophy, Roles and Expectations of the
Montessori Assistant, and other related topics along with community building with
colleagues through collaboration. High school degree or higher.
Job Start Date
02/03/2020
Name of School
Carrig Montessori School
Address
100 Maspeth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
United States
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Contact Name
Christine Carrig
Phone
(718) 388-1023
Email
info@carrigmontessori.com
School Website
http://www.carrigmontessori.com
Level / Position
Primary Teacher
Description of Position
Carrig Montessori School, a Montessori school in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is looking for a full time Co-Lead Primary Teacher for their 3-6 year old classroom. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8-4. Candidates must have knowledge of the Montessori method of teaching as well as adequate writing skills. Candidates must be reliable with attendance and have experience communicating with parents.
Qualifications
Would prefer candidates to be AMS or AMI certified. CMS would be willing to facilitate a teacher in their Montessori training, should they have the experience necessary for a Co-Lead Teacher position.
School Community
CMS is neighborhood school in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The school is owned and operated by a local family and has been open for 11 years, making it a neighborhood institution. The school defines itself by it’s active parent community as well as it’s dedicated and collaborative teaching team. The school focuses on traditional Montessori practices with a heavy leaning towards teaching social and emotional awareness.
Job Start Date
07/06/2020
Name of School
The Caedmon School
Address
416 E 80th Street
New York, NY 10128
United States
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Contact Name
Saniya Mehdi
Phone
(212) 879-2296
Email
mehdi@caedmonschool.org
School Website
http://www.caedmonschool.org
Level / Position
EC/Head Teacher
Description of Position
The Caedmon School seeks candidates for Early Childhood Head Teacher positions for the 2020-2021 school year. We seek candidates who cherish and love children; model what is expected of our students ethically, academically, and socially; demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning; possess the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be an enthusiastic innovator; and live with a deep sensitivity and respect for others.
We seek candidates who understand the role of teacher as a facilitator of student inquiry and the importance of a carefully prepared learning environment.

Responsibilities:
-Must be skilled in preparing and maintaining an emotionally responsive, nurturing, accepting, and safe classroom environment that provides both independent and social learning that meets the varying needs of the students.
-Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum.
-Plan and work collegially with Associate Teacher(s), guide associate(s) in best practices with this age group, model those practices and/or plan and work with grade level team.
-Conduct family conferences twice/year and write bi-weekly class notes and end of year narrative reports.
-Attend all faculty meetings; serve on committees as required, participate in one task force each year, seek and attend professional development opportunities.
-Meet with administration weekly about student growth and curriculum.

Qualifications
-A distinct fondness for very young children
-Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
-Montessori experience necessary, Montessori certification preferred, 3-5 years teaching experience
-Must have experience and be knowledgeable about Early Childhood development and education
-Enthusiastic about working with small children in a mixed-age classroom
-Strong classroom management skills
-Energetic, responsible and professional
-A collaborative work ethic with excellent oral and written communication skills
-Comfortable and confident in communicating with parents and caregivers
School Community
The Mission of The Caedmon School:
At The Caedmon School, we honor the individual and foster each child’s natural curiosity, which is the foundation of academic achievement. We nurture empathy in our students to value perspectives other than their own. Our graduates are creative, capable, and courageous, ready to make their place in the world.
Our Commitment to Community and Inclusivity:
The Caedmon School is dedicated to creating and maintaining a community where we embrace and explore differences and commonalities, and the challenges they may present. We are committed to ensuring that Caedmon families feel a sense of belonging, because we value the different and precious identities among us. We cultivate a caring, respectful, and safe environment, in which bonds are forged across potential barriers of human difference, advancing compassionate, responsible, courageous citizens.
Our Values: Community; Academic Excellence; Diversity; Montessori
Job Start Date
08/17/2020
Name of School
The Caedmon School
Address
416 East 80th Street
New York, NY 10128
United States
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Contact Name
Saniya Mehdi
Phone
(212) 879-2296
Email
mehdi@caedmonschool.org
School Website
http://www.caedmonschool.org
Level / Position
EC/Part Time Assistant Teacher
Description of Position
The Caedmon School seeks candidates for Early Childhood Assistant Teacher positions for the 2020-2021 school year. We seek candidates who cherish and love children; model what is expected of our students ethically, academically, and socially; demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning; possess the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be an enthusiastic innovator; and live with a deep sensitivity and respect for others.
We seek candidates who understand the role of teacher as a facilitator of student inquiry and the importance of a carefully prepared learning environment.

-Be able to help the Head Teacher in preparing and maintaining an emotionally responsive, nurturing, accepting, and safe classroom environment that provides both independent and social learning that meets the varying needs of the students
-Plan and work collegially with Head Teacher and/or grade level team
-Support Head Teacher in conducting family conferences and writing bi-weekly class notes and end of year narrative reports
-Attend all faculty meetings; serve on committees as required, participate in one task force each year, seek and attend professional development opportunities
-Meet with administration weekly about student growth and curriculum

Qualifications
-Montessori experience necessary, Montessori certification preferred
-A distinct fondness for young children
-Must have experience and be knowledgeable about Early Childhood development and education
-Enthusiastic about working with small children in a mixed-age classroom
-Strong classroom management skills
-Help the Head Teacher plan and implement the Montessori curriculum, giving appropriate presentations
-Energetic, responsible and professional
-A collaborative work ethic with excellent oral and written communication skills
School Community
The Mission of The Caedmon School:
At The Caedmon School, we honor the individual and foster each child’s natural curiosity, which is the foundation of academic achievement. We nurture empathy in our students to value perspectives other than their own. Our graduates are creative, capable, and courageous, ready to make their place in the world.
Our Commitment to Community and Inclusivity:
The Caedmon School is dedicated to creating and maintaining a community where we embrace and explore differences and commonalities, and the challenges they may present. We are committed to ensuring that Caedmon families feel a sense of belonging, because we value the different and precious identities among us. We cultivate a caring, respectful, and safe environment, in which bonds are forged across potential barriers of human difference, advancing compassionate, responsible, courageous citizens.
Our Values: Community; Academic Excellence; Diversity; Montessori
Job Start Date
08/17/2020
Name of School
The Village Montessori School
Address
718 Palisades Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
United States
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Contact Name
Julie Lien
Phone
(917) 596-5502
Email
hr@tvmschool.com
School Website
http://www.tvmschool.com
Level / Position
Lead Teacher / Co-Teacher
Description of Position
We are a Montessori preschool for children ages 3 years to 6 years old. If you are looking for a place to make a difference and start fresh, this is the perfect chance to make your mark!

We are looking to fulfill a few full-time positions for Lead Teacher and Co- Teacher’s. Seeking candidates who are warm, nurturing, kind and patient. Candidates should have strong work ethics, be reliable and dependable.

Qualifications
Lead teachers:
• Must be Montessori Certified ages 3-6 years old
• A Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or similar
• At least 2 years of classroom experience with children ages 3-6 years old
• Experience in running, setting up and arranging a Montessori classroom
School Community
We are looking to gather a team of Montessori educators who have a passion and excitement for guiding the next generation. This is a close knitted team who support each other and this village we are creating.
Job Start Date
03/16/2020
Name of School
Long Hill Montessori School
Address
158 Central Avenue
Stirling, NJ 07980
United States
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Contact Name
Kelly Pitoscia-Legiec
Phone
(908) 647-1852
Email
info@lhmsnj.com
School Website
http://www.lhmsnj.com
Level / Position
Toddler and Primary class
Description of Position
An intern to join our toddler classroom, The Acorn Room
Our Acorn Room has two seasoned I/T trained teachers, Megan Chester and Natalie Ferrao. The Acorn Room serves children aged two (by October 1st) to three. Collectively, they have over 30 years of teaching experience and have a dynamic team-teaching approach to toddler development. They are joined by our fun-loving and heart-of-gold assistant, Señora Londoño who brings an infectious energy to everyone in our LHMS community. This is a wonderful opportunity for any Montessorian to work with this team. Please note this position requires diapering and toileting, responsibilities that are shared by all.

An intern to join one of our Primary Classrooms, The Red Oak Room
We have two early childhood classrooms, The Red Oak Room and The Golden Oak Room with three Montessori trained EC teachers and a teacher completing her Montessori EC training this Spring. The Oak Rooms serves children aged 3 (by October 1st) to Kindergarten. The EC intern would be with Saloni Mathur, Head Teacher. Mrs. Mathur is an exemplary Montessorian. She is loving, empathetic, patient, observant, mindful, and lives the Montessori philosophy every day. She has experience mentoring an intern and is participating in the American Montessori Society Emerging Leader Fellowship Program 2020-2021.

The EC intern will experience team collaboration among both Oak Room classes creating our year-long project, Holiday and End of Year performance, parent-teacher conferences, child-directed lessons, lesson planning, observing, planning the next steps, etc. Oak Room classes often merge during the afternoon by opening the doors connecting both spaces. This will allow the intern to work with Janet Waiman, Christine Raymond, and Madeline Taylor. Mrs. Waiman is very creative, she is always coming up with great child-directed art lessons and beautiful extensions. Mrs. Raymond has excellent classroom management skills, tracking skills, follow-through, and is consistent. Mrs. Taylor does a wonderful job preparing the Third Year student for moving on to the public school as well as speaking Spanish with the children.

Ideally, we are are looking for interns that are available to work a full day schedule, 8:15 am – 3:00 pm, but we are flexible. The morning sessions for the Acorn Room/Oak Room are 8:30 am – 11:15/11:30 am and morning session w

Qualifications
Montessori training/understanding of the Montessori method and philosophy.
School Community
LHMS is a well established Montessori school on the first floor of a picturesque church nestled in a charming neighborhood in Stirling, NJ (Long Hill Township).

Heads of Schools were co-teachers that met while working at LHMS where they discovered a shared love for the Montessori education system and childhood development. Together they believe in the three core values of Long Hill Montessori School; confidence, independence, and peace. With those values in mind, LHMS students learn to think critically, work collaboratively, and to be empowered—skills that prepare children for success in today’s world. The school enrolls students ages 2 through kindergarten.

We are looking forward to welcoming interns to our beautiful and welcoming environment. Our team works hard to create a space that feels like the next step from home. We are committed to professional development for all staff, community development, and collaborating with parents. We all attend the NJMAC Conference every year and have outside professionals come in for PD as well. We host several community events throughout the year, Back to School, Halloween Trunk or Treat, Teacher for a Day, etc. Parent Workshops are given approximately once a month from topics ranging for Montessori in the Home to Discipling with Grace & Courtesy.

As leaders, we try to prepare an environment and live our mission through the school community; our children, teachers, staff, and parents – confidence, independence, and peace.

We look forward to connecting with you and meeting with potential interns.

Job Start Date
08/27/2020
Name of School
Catskill Montessori School
Address
48 Anabach Lane
Catskill, NY (upstate) 12414
United States
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Contact Name
Gaura Tester
Phone
(518) 821-4177
Email
gaura@catskillmontessori.org
School Website
http://catskillmontessori.org
Level / Position
lead primary/preschool guide
Description of Position
We are seeking experienced lead teachers for our new private, non-profit school inspired by permaculture ethics in upstate NY. Ideal candidates should be MACTE-accredited with early childhood/primary experience. Farming experience/interest is a plus!
We are looking for individuals to create a school community that will eventually serve children from 18 month to 18 years. Opening fall 2020 with early childhood/primary and lower elementary levels, with plans to include toddlers and adolescents in the following years.
For a full description visit: catskillmontessori.org
Qualifications
MACTE-accredited and experienced early childhood/primary guide
School Community
Housed in a beautiful 1750’s Dutch Barn on a budding permaculture farm nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Catskills. Catskill is equidistant from Boston and New York City (about 2 hours), with easy access to both. With many quaint towns nearby (including Hudson, with Amtrak service to NYC), Catskill offers the charm, culture, and environment of the farm and forest.
Job Start Date
08/01/2020
Name of School
The Village Montessori School
Address
718 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
United States
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Contact Name
Julie Lien
Phone
(917) 596-5502
Email
hr@tvmschool.com
School Website
http://www.tvmschool.com
Level / Position
lead-teacher
Qualifications
• Must be Montessori Certified ages 3-6 years old
• A Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
• At least 2 years of classroom experience with children ages 3-6 years old
• Experience in running, setting up and arranging a Montessori classroom
School Community
We are a brand-new Montessori preschool for children ages 3 years to 6 years old. If you are looking for a place to make a difference and start fresh, this is the perfect chance to make your mark.
Job Start Date
02/24/2020
Name of School
IPS George Washington Carver Montessori School 91
Address
2411 Indianapolis Ave
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
United States
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Contact Name
Mark Nardo
Phone
(317) 226-4287
Email
nardom@myips.org
School Website
https://www.myips.org/georgewashingtoncarver/
Level / Position
Lower Elementary Teacher
Description of Position
Teaches elementary school students academic, social and motor skills in the public school setting. Teachers will have excellent organization and communication skills, as well as possess the philosophy that “all children can and will learn.”
Qualifications
Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness.
Have the courage and desire to establish community outreach programs.
Must be willing to collaborate with administration, the Special Education Department, and all staff (during Structured Teacher Planning Time, team building, etc.)
Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individual needs of all students.
Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.
Post assignments and input real-time data on IPS On-Line weekly, contact parents weekly, and arrange parent/teacher conferences after each grading period.
Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.
Assessment/Data: 1) Administer frequent assessments to see what is working and what is not working; 2) Analyze Data: Evaluate student work and assessment data to make instructional adjustments (error pattern analysis), evaluate social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.
Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.
Seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program.
Maintains control that is conducive to safety in the classroom and on the playground.
Resolves problems in a timely manner using reason even with emotional topics focusing on solving conflict, not placing blame.
Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional reading groups, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day.
Responds promptly to customer needs and solicits feedback to improve service
Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred LICENSE: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher’s License in Elementary Education (K-6). Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education EXPERIENCE: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework. Montessori Credential preferred.

School Community
Indianapolis, Indiana- Public Montessori School- Pre-K-8th Grade
Job Start Date
12/11/2019
Name of School
Sussex Montessori School
Address
24960 Dairy Lane
Seaford, DE 19973
United States
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Contact Name
Lisa Coldiron
Phone
(302) 383-1603
Email
lisa.coldiron@sussexms.k12.de.us
School Website
http://www.sussexmontessoricharter.com
Level / Position
Elementary Lead Guide
Description of Position
Lead Teacher Job Description
We are looking for experienced Montessori Lead teachers (and/or teachers who are willing to become Montessori trained and certified) who are passionate about children and the Montessori method to join our inaugural team. Sussex Montessori School has grant funding to support those willing to become Montessori certified. We are developing a partnership with a regional training program for our teachers.
The Lead will be responsible for leading a classroom of children K – 1 or 2 -3 and delivering the Montessori curriculum, to the highest standard. This role requires someone who is a strong team player and able to work independently whilst maintaining the program’s quality and integrity.
Personal Qualities:
• Passionate about Montessori and working with children. A keen observer of the needs and interests of children;
• Strong team player who works collaboratively, promoting and supporting the overall goals, mission and vision and policies and procedure of Sussex Montessori School;
• Has a positive attitude, is flexible and dependable in regards to the needs of the children and requirements of the school;
• Is a self-starter, organized, and conducts all responsibilities with dedication, trust and pride;
• Communicates with gentleness and respect, at all times, to the children and in a professional, positive manner to parents and colleagues;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Key Responsibilities:
• Offer a quality Montessori program to meet the invididual needs of children;
• Plan and prepare appropriate materials and supporting resources for your classroom, as required, to help enhance and progress learning;
• Presenting individual and group lessons to the students and supporting each child’s direction and success;
• Meeting regularly with students to work with them in assessing their own success and facilitating an individual path of progress;
• Working with students of varying abilities assigned to the classroom, including those with learning exceptionalities, as well as attending meetings to support children;
• Maintain on-going observational records and individualized lesson plans;
• Complete progress reports and attend parent meetings;
• Attend all faculty meetings and scheduled staff events;
• Create and maintain and beautiful and prepared classroom environment;
• Work collaboratively with other members staff, modeling appropriate and professional behavior;
• Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by demonstrating grace and courtesy at all times;
• Assume responsibility for maintaining an on-going dialogue with Specialists, specialty teachers and coordinating curriculum integration and implementation with these teachers;
• Supervise the classroom assistant, aide, interns, substitutes, and parent volunteers. Provide necessary instruction and training for those assisting in the classroom environment;
• Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents. Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy;
• Assist in the planning and maintenance of the outdoor environment;
• Comply with all continuing education requirements;
• Comply with Sussex Montessori School’s mission, vision and policies at all times;
Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
• An accredited (MACTE) Montessori Elementary Diploma/Certificate- (or be willing to attend a 5-week Montessori training over multiple summers and continued studies throughout the school year
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Valid/Current Delaware State Teaching License/Certificate (Supporting documents: Official Transcripts demonstrating completion of Bachelor Degree and Teacher Preparation Program and verification of teaching experience must be submitted through the online Delaware Educator Data System, DEEDS-(https://www.doe.k12.de.us)
• Favorable Criminal background check and Child Abuse Registry for candidate offered employment
• Tuberculin Test within the last 5 years
Preferred Qualifications:
• 3 – 5 years-experience working as a Montessori lead/guide
• Special Education certification and/or experience with inclusion classrooms
• Fluent in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole
• Experience with Responsive Classroom and/or a similar program to support the social and emotional needs of children
How to Apply:
You must submit the following four documents to: jobs@sussexms.k12.de.us. Incomplete applications will not be considered:
1. A resume that clearly indicates that you possess the required qualifications, and that indicates which preferred qualifications and additional relevant qualifications you would bring to this position.
2. A one-page cover letter explaining your philosophy of Montessori education.
3. A separate document with responses to the following questions (please upload this with all other documents where prompted or copy and paste your thoughts in the text boxes provided.)
1. What is exciting to you about teaching at Sussex Montessori School?
2. What do you find or expect are the gifts and challenges about teaching in a Montessori classroom?
3. Please give examples of how you will include families as a part of your classroom experience for children.
4. Three professional references.
School Community
About Sussex Montessori School:
Sussex Montessori School was approved as a charter school by the Delaware Department of Education in April 2018 and will open for grades K through 3 in Fall 2020. One grade per year will be added to eventually serve children in grades K through 6. The Sussex Montessori School Board believes that the creation of a Montessori public school in Sussex County, DE will improve student learning, allow for greater choice for parents, and serve as a model for alternative approaches to education by providing a proven and innovative teaching and learning environment.

The mission of Sussex Montessori School is to nurture the development of empathetic, collaborative, persistent and innovative global and community citizens in accordance with the time-tested philosophy of Maria Montessori, through authentic personalized learning experiences, respectful relationships, opportunities to innovate, and a focus on global citizenship.

The school is located in Seaford, Delaware, which is a diverse rural area with a thriving Hispanic population as well as growing Haitian community.

Job Start Date
07/01/2020
Name of School
Sussex Montessori School
Address
24960 Dairy Lane
Seaford, DE 19973
United States
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Contact Name
Lisa Coldiron
Phone
(302) 383-1603
Email
lisa.coldiron@sussexms.k12.de.us
School Website
http://www.sussexmontessoricharter.com
Level / Position
Head of School
Description of Position
The Director of Teaching and Learning reports directly to the SMS Head of School and is responsible for the consistent high quality of the Montessori program within and across grade levels at Sussex Montessori School. The Director of Teaching and Learning works with teachers to develop, implement, and supervise education programs that meet the school’s mission, vision, and goals. The focus of this position is on continual development of the staff to ensure that all children are reaching their full potential.
Duties:
• Builds and maintains consistency, coherence, and continuity within programs and across programs in the school community.
• Assists the staff in implementing Montessori best practices based on current research in the field.
• Provides leadership to faculty in their work with children, parents, colleagues, and curriculum.
• Ensures educational quality control with respect to all applicable federal and state school regulations.

• Acts on behalf of the Head of School in her/his absence (e.g., questions, concerns, complaints) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required for their functions in a timely manner.
• Assists the Head of School in developing and evaluating student programs and services, and/or evaluating instructional staff.
• Assists in the recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers to school.
• Participates in the planning/leading of curriculum-focused meetings and professional days to review, discuss, and update curriculum adhering to a Montessori focus and current research on best practices.
• Facilitates meetings of both the whole school community and teacher teams.
• Monitors teachers use and interpretation of classroom-based assessments to inform instructional practices and monitor children’s cognitive, social, and emotional growth.
• In conjunction with the Head of School, establishes cohesive professional development goals and plans to meet those needs for the school community.
• Ensures that the faculty is provided support and training as needed.
• Is present in classrooms and provides feedback and coaching for teachers.
• Assists in making placement decisions for children in terms of educational programming.
• Supervises the classroom ordering process assuring that orders support the curriculum and focus of the school.
• Develops a plan for providing support services both within and outside the school community (reading support, speech, guidance, school psychology services, etc.).
• Supports the curriculum alignment to the common core standards.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
• Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
• 3 – 5 years’ experience in working in academic administration or a related field.
• Demonstrated experience in creating and evaluating student programs.
• Demonstrated experience working with adults in professional development or coaching situations.
• Montessori certification from a MACTE-accredited program or extensive experience with elementary Montessori philosophy and curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Fluent in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole.
• Valid Teacher’s Certification

How to Apply:
You must submit the following three documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered:
1. A resume that clearly indicates that you possess the required qualifications, and that indicates which preferred qualifications and additional relevant qualifications you would bring to this position.
2. A one-page cover letter explaining how your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position.
3. A separate document with responses to the following question (please copy and paste the questions into the document along with the responses)—
• What makes you a good fit for this job?
• How do you envision supporting the Montessori mission of the school?
• If you have worked in a Montessori coaching capacity, describe your approach and experience in one or two paragraphs. If you have not worked in this capacity, describe your relevant experience and how you would approach coaching teachers in the Montessori philosophy.
• What experience do you have with state standards and regulation?
• Describe your approach and experience to building a school community.
• How would you build and maintain consistency, coherence, and continuity within programs and across programs in the school community.

Send these three documents as attachments to jobs@sussexms.k12.de.us. If you have questions about this or other Sussex Montessori School positions, write to info@sussexms.k12.de.us.

Review of applications will begin on Monday, January 6, 2020. Best consideration will be given to applications received by that date. Anticipated start date for the position is March 1, 2020 or a mutually agreeable date. Position will be open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Sussex Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

School Community
Sussex Montessori School was approved as a charter school by the Delaware Department of Education in April 2018 and will open for grades K through 3 in Fall 2020. One grade per year will be added to eventually serve children in grades K through 6. The Sussex Montessori School Board believes that the creation of a Montessori public school in Sussex County, DE will improve student learning, allow for greater choice for parents, and serve as a model for alternative approaches to education by providing a proven and innovative teaching and learning environment.

The mission of Sussex Montessori School is to nurture the development of empathetic, collaborative, persistent and innovative global and community citizens in accordance with the time-tested philosophy of Maria Montessori, through authentic personalized learning experiences, respectful relationships, opportunities to innovate, and a focus on global citizenship.

The school is located in Seaford, Delaware, which is a diverse rural area with a thriving Hispanic population as well as growing Haitian community.

Job Start Date
03/02/2020
Name of School
Elite Minds Montessori
Address
117 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
United States
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Contact Name
Natania Cortijo
Phone
(343) 916-1433
Email
director@elitemindsmontessori.com
School Website
http://www.elitemindsmontessori.com
Level / Position
Toddler Lead Teacher
Description of Position
Certified Toddler Teacher
Hours 8am – 5pm
1 to 2 years of teaching in Montessori education.

Responsibilities:

Teach and supervise all toddler students in the Montessori Method and curriculum in all academic and specialty areas of study.

Prepare materials and maintain their cleanliness and good condition/repair

Be responsible for the safety and physical well being of all students in your charge at all times.

Prepare and have available weekly lesson plans and record students’ progress.

Prepare summaries of each week and submit to the Education Director on time.

Organize work so that daily time is available for record keeping, meetings with assistants and School supervisors and parents as deemed necessary by the School.

Be in attendance at all staff meetings and after hours parent meetings, admissions events or classroom socials.

Prepare and participate in parent conferences at least twice each School Year, including two evenings conferences as determined by School, at its sole discretion, and as requested by parents.

Maintain current on-going records on all students in your charge and have same available for School’s review upon request. Maintain confidentiality of all such records.

Qualifications
Toddler Credentials
Job Start Date
01/02/2019
Name of School
Battery Park Montessori
Address
New York
United States
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Contact Name
Carolina Zapata
Phone
(786) 521-0717
Email
czapata@greenivy.com
School Website
https://green-ivy-schools.breezy.hr/
Level / Position
Admin
Description of Position
We are looking for a warm, friendly, polished Assistant to Head of School to be the front of house presence that welcomes parents and children into the school each morning and supports the school’s Director and teachers with supreme organization and attention to detail.

Because you are the face of our organization, your verbal and written skills must be impeccable. Perfect grammar is a must, and you should have a polished approach to greeting and introducing yourself to people. That polish must come with warmth and sincerity, a smile and a human quality.

You should be a person who enjoys getting to know families and children, and providing a warm, caring, and memorable experience for them. Your job will involve secretarial, administrative and miscellaneous responsibilities, including but not limited to answering phone calls and creating daily reports and spreadsheets.

Must be able to work Monday – Friday and occasionally evening and weekend events. Must be able to be on call to locate substitutes.

Apply via https://green-ivy-schools.breezy.hr/

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Welcome visitors to the school and support them.
• Get to know the children, parents, teachers, staff and caregivers that are at the school every day.
• Serve as a resource for teachers and teaching staff when they need 
additional information or follow-up related to families
• Serve as a facilitator in helping members of the school community 
(parents, Director, teachers) connect.
• Support teachers, parents, and children in their understanding of the school’s policies and procedures; providing reminders when necessary
• Answer phone calls in a pleasant and respectful way, providing the 
necessary information and redirecting calls or taking messages as 
needed.
• Monitor the front door, security cameras to ensure safe environment. Ensure children’s safety at all times and actively help with all drills and real emergencies. Also responsible for relaying information on the ER notification system to parents and school community.
• On call to locate substitutes for absent teachers and track/record their absences and tardiness
• Manage all children’s attendance records, notify all parties when a child is absent, and document absences.
• Makes facilities request when needed
• Maintain inventory of office and paper supplies and order for office and classroom where necessary.
• Order curriculum supplies when needed and approved by HOS.
• Ensure snack is provided for children each day.
• Send reminders, weekly announcements, and any other communications deemed necessary by HOS or GI.
• Perform general clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, laminating, faxing, 
data entry, filing, etc.)
• Data entry and management of parents’ and teachers’ information, along with creating necessary lists for teachers and HOS (emergency contacts, allergies, DOH related, etc.)
• Support families in the “Ex-missions” process. Track schools, teacher recommendations, schedule observations and phone calls.
• Keep record and carry out clerical work connected with the school’s compliance with health and safety regulations (DOH)
• Maintain school’s meeting calendar and support meeting coordination.
• Manage the lobby (postings, displays, tidiness, coffee/tea supplies etc.).
• Create school yearbook.
• Event planning and execution of social events (scheduling, organizing, purchasing, setting-up, cleaning-up, etc.) for school events such as parent education, HOS chats, admissions tours and events, parent social events, end of year events, and all other events throughout the school year.
• Support admissions of the school by providing interested families with information, forwarding them to the admissions team, taking down interested families’ information, scheduling tours/interviews if need be, etc.
• Duties that require some lifting: Carry lunch and laundry to the kitchen area; prepare the bean or school space for events/tours which often times requires moving furniture; placing water bottle on cooler; unpack any boxes and work with HOS to assign to correct class/teacher; support teachers with the school’s composting initiative
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor


Qualifications
REQUIREMENTS
• 2+ years of experience as an Assistant to Head of School/ School Administrative Assistant or similar position.
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
• Grace, warmth and professionalism in interpersonal interactions.
• Exceptional organizational skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively with others.
• Trustworthiness and dependability.
• Must enthusiastically embraces the lifestyle of working in a dynamic and growing independent school. Must contribute willingly and with a positive attitude. Is a model for flexible and growth mindset, can-do attitude.
• Systems: Have exposure to Mac computers, iPad, and iPhone and fluency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Knowledge of Senior Systems or equivalent program a plus!
• Must be or work towards DOH compliance
School Community
Nestled among trees and tucked away on the riverfront in South Battery Park City. Certified educators guide students as they explore Montessori materials in an inspiring environment where light, nature and water are ever-present themes. The program enrolls children 2 through 6 years. Our trilingual language program complements a young child’s natural predisposition to new sounds and rhythms. As Maria Montessori’s observations and current brain research has shown, children’s sensitive period to language is from 0 to 6 years old. At Battery Park Montessori, we expose our children to both Mandarin and Spanish throughout the day.
Job Start Date
01/07/2020
Name of School
Madison Montessori School
Address
19 Green Avenue
Madison, New Jersey 07940
United States
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Contact Name
Laura Arzeno
Phone
(973) 966-9544
Email
madisonmontessori1981@gmail.com
School Website
http://www.madisonmontessorinj.org
Level / Position
Early Childhood Guide
Description of Position
We are looking for an experienced, credentialed guide who is suited to work with our 3-6 students and would appreciate being part of a small school with a supportive administration and teaching staff. The class size is limited to 25 children or less with credentialed Montessori guides. In addition to the necessary Montessori qualifications, the applicant must be able to build a rapport with parents and demonstrate respect and kindness toward the students, prepare an environment which corresponds to the needs of the group, and accept responsibility for the safety and physical well-being of the children. Additional responsibilities include preparing student evaluations for parent/teacher conferences, attending staff meetings and school events. The position can be either part-time or full-time.
Qualifications
Early Childhood Montessori Credential
Job Start Date
09/01/2020
Name of School
The Westmont Montessori School
Address
577 State Route 24
Mendham, NJ 07945
United States
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Contact Name
Colette Cross
Phone
(908) 897-6355
Email
ccross@westmontmontessori.org
Level / Position
Head of School
Description of Position
Toddler or Early Childhood teacher
Qualifications
BA and Montessori Certification in Toddler and/or Early Childhood
School Community
The Westmont Montessori School is a long established Montessori School in Mendham, NJ. The schools enrolls children aged 18 months to 6 years
Name of School
Catskill Montessori School
Address
48 Anbach Lane
Catskill, New York Catskill
United States
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Contact Name
Gaura Tester
Phone
(518) 821-4177
Email
gaura@catskillmontessori.org
School Website
http://www.catskillmontessori.org
Level / Position
lead elementary teacher
Description of Position
An invitation to come teach elementary school on a farm in Upstate New York
Housed in a beautiful 1750s Dutch barn on a budding permaculture farm, Catskill Montessori School will open its doors in the fall of 2020.
We are a private, non-profit school dedicated to permaculture ethics: people care, earth care, and fair share. We currently have an AMS-trained and experienced primary teacher serving as the head of school, with a talented and diverse board for support.
We’re seeking experienced lead teachers. Ideal candidates should be MACTE-accredited (AMS/AMI preferred), with 6-9 and/or 6-12 experience. Farming experience a big plus!
We are looking for individuals to create a school community that will eventually serve children from 18 months to 18 years. We are starting with upper and lower elementary levels, with plans to include preschool, toddlers and adolescents in the following years.
What we offer: competitive salary (commensurate with experience), health benefits, Montessori conferences paid for, and tuition assistance for dependent children. Living arrangements may be provided.
Catskill is equidistant from Boston and New York City (about two hours), with easy access to both. With many quaint towns nearby (including Hudson, with Amtrak service to NYC, Catskill offers the charm, culture, and environment of the farm and forest.
If you’re interested in joining our school community, please send over your resume and cover
letter.
Qualifications
MACTE-accredited trained and experienced or passionate about doing an elementary training.
Job Start Date
08/01/2020
Name of School
Magnolia Montessori School
Address
2 lake Drive
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey 08889
United States
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Contact Name
Magnolia School
Phone
(908) 534-2038
Email
jiannaconi@magnoliamontessorischool.net
School Website
http://www.magnoliamontessorischool.net
Level / Position
Infant/Toddler Directress
Description of Position
Magnolia Montessori School is seeking a trained Infant/Toddler Directress for our Toddler program. We are looking for a responsible individual who has a profound respect and dedication to the Montessori philosophy, the children and our Montessori community.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree
MACTE approved Montessori certification
Job Start Date
08/24/2020
Name of School
Happy MaryAnn Day School
Address
132-18 41 Ave
Flushing, NY 11355
United States
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Contact Name
Samanda Cheng
Phone
(718) 886-8266
Email
nikki.hma@gmail.com
Level / Position
Montessori Teacher
Description of Position
Montessori class lead teacher
Qualifications
* Must have a BA in Early Childhood Education
* Must be working towards obtaining Montessori certification
* Must be caring and loving towards young children
* Must be able to maintain and establish home-school connection and communication
* Must be able to meet the needs of children and be able to guide children in Montessori method
* Must be able to complete tasks in a timely manner
School Community
We are located in the heart of Flushing.
Job Start Date
12/02/2019
Name of School
Hudson Montessori School
Address
10 Regent Street
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
United States
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Contact Name
Gina Reeves
Phone
(201) 516-0700
Email
gina@hudsonmontessori.net
School Website
http://hudsonmontessori.net
Level / Position
Director
Description of Position
We are looking for highly motivated lead teachers to inspire and be part of a great team working in a Toddler(2 year old) classroom. This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, vibrant and dynamic team environment. If you are a passionate teacher dedicated to the Montessori philosophy and method, we would like to meet you.

Compensation is market rate based on credentials and experience.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and provide three references.

Qualifications
Montessori certification (via a MACTE approved training site) or in the process thereof. Prior experience working with toddler age children in a group setting.
School Community
Hudson Montessori School is located in Jersey City, NJ, a vibrant growing city with easy access to Manhattan. The school has a strong collaborative community within its staff as well as having committed families. Hudson Montessori supports those receiving their training and is delighted to welcome interns.
Job Start Date
12/01/2019
Name of School
The Caedmon School
Address
416 E 80th Street
New York, NY 10075
United States
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Contact Name
Saniya Mehdi
Phone
(212) 879-2296
Email
mehdi@caedmonschool.org
School Website
https://caedmonschool.org
Level / Position
IT/Assistant teacher
Description of Position
The Caedmon School seeks candidates for Infant/Toddler Associate teacher positions for the 2019-2020 school year. We seek candidates who cherish and love children; model what is expected of our students ethically, academically, and socially; demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning; possess the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be an enthusiastic innovator; and respect for others.
We seek candidates who understand the role of teacher as a facilitator of student inquiry and the importance of a carefully prepared learning environment.

Responsibilities:
-Work with and help the Head Teacher in preparing and maintaining an emotionally responsive, nurturing, accepting, and safe classroom environment that provides both independent and social learning that meets the varying needs of the students
-Plan and work collegially with Head Teacher and/or grade level team
-Support Head Teacher in conducting family conferences and writing bi-weekly class notes and end of year narrative reports
-Attend all faculty meetings; serve on committees as required, participate in one task force each year, seek and attend professional development opportunities
-Meet with administration weekly about student growth and curriculum

Qualifications
-Extreme fondness for very young children
-Montessori experience/ Montessori certification preferred
-Must have some experience and be knowledgeable about Early Childhood development and education
-Enthusiastic about working with small children
-Support Head Teacher in planning and implementing the Montessori curriculum
-Energetic, responsible and professional
-A collaborative work ethic with strong oral and written communication skills
School Community
The Mission of The Caedmon School:
At The Caedmon School, we honor the individual and foster each child’s natural curiosity, which is the foundation of academic achievement. We nurture empathy in our students to value perspectives other than their own. Our graduates are creative, capable, and courageous, ready to make their place in the world.
Our Commitment to Community and Inclusivity:
The Caedmon School is dedicated to creating and maintaining a community where we embrace and explore differences and commonalities, and the challenges they may present. We are committed to ensuring that Caedmon families feel a sense of belonging, because we value the different and precious identities among us. We cultivate a caring, respectful, and safe environment, in which bonds are forged across potential barriers of human difference, advancing compassionate, responsible, courageous citizens.
Our Values: Community; Academic Excellence; Diversity; Montessori
Job Start Date
12/02/2019
Name of School
The Caedmon School
Address
416 E 80th Street
New York, NY 10075
United States
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Contact Name
Saniya Mehdi
Phone
(212) 879-2296
Email
mehdi@caedmonschool.org
School Website
https://caedmonschool.org
Level / Position
Co-Head Teacher
Description of Position
The Caedmon School seeks candidates for Infant/Toddler Co-Head Teacher position for the 2019-2020 school year. We seek candidates who cherish and love children; model what is expected of our students ethically, academically, and socially; demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning; possess the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be an enthusiastic innovator; and live with a deep sensitivity and respect for others.
We seek candidates who understand the role of teacher as a facilitator of student inquiry and the importance of a carefully prepared learning environment.

Responsibilities:
-Must be skilled in preparing and maintaining an emotionally responsive, nurturing, accepting, and safe classroom environment that provides both independent and social learning that meets the varying needs of the students.
-Plan and implement the Toddler Montessori curriculum.
-Plan and work collegially with Associate Teacher(s), guide associate(s) in best practices with this age group, model those practices and/or plan and work with grade level team.
-Conduct family conferences twice/year and write bi-weekly class notes and end of year narrative reports.
-Attend all faculty meetings; serve on committees as required, participate in one task force each year, seek and attend professional development opportunities.
-Meet with administration weekly about student growth and curriculum.

Qualifications
-A distinct fondness for very young children
-Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
-Montessori experience necessary, Montessori certification preferred
-Must have experience and be knowledgeable about Early Childhood development and education
-Enthusiastic about working with small children
-Strong classroom management skills
Energetic, responsible and professional
A collaborative work ethic with excellent oral and written communication skills
Comfortable and confident in communicating with parents and caregivers
School Community
The Mission of The Caedmon School:
At The Caedmon School, we honor the individual and foster each child’s natural curiosity, which is the foundation of academic achievement. We nurture empathy in our students to value perspectives other than their own. Our graduates are creative, capable, and courageous, ready to make their place in the world.
Our Commitment to Community and Inclusivity:
The Caedmon School is dedicated to creating and maintaining a community where we embrace and explore differences and commonalities, and the challenges they may present. We are committed to ensuring that Caedmon families feel a sense of belonging, because we value the different and precious identities among us. We cultivate a caring, respectful, and safe environment, in which bonds are forged across potential barriers of human difference, advancing compassionate, responsible, courageous citizens.
Our Values: Community; Academic Excellence; Diversity; Montessori
Job Start Date
12/02/2019
Name of School
Guidepost Montessori
Address
775-D Columbus Ave.
New York, New York 10025
United States
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Contact Name
Kaitlynn Lim
Phone
(260) 466-9620
Email
talent@tohigherground.com
School Website
https://guidepostmontessori.com/careers#careers-list
Level / Position
Lead Toddler Guide
Description of Position
We’re now hiring a Mandarin speaking Montessori-trained teacher at the toddler level to join our growing team!
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
An excellent compensation package including 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
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
Help 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!
Want to learn more about us?
For more information about us, check out our website!

https://guidepostmontessori.com/

Interested in another location or position? Check out our careers page!

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

To apply, complete the application below!
https://guidepostmontessori.com/careers#careers-list

Job Start Date
12/09/2019
Name of School
Westmont Montessori School
Address
577 Route 24
Mendham, NJ 07945
United States
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Contact Name
Jean Lamont
Phone
(203) 605-6975
Email
jeanglamont25@gmail.com
School Website
http://www.westmontmontessori.org
Level / Position
Head of School
Description of Position
Founded in 1964, The Westmont Montessori School in Chester, NJ serves 125 students, ages 15 months-6 years, in an environment that fosters independence, self-esteem, integrity, and personal responsibility. The school’s Montessori philosophy strives to empower each child by providing the foundation to excel academically, to develop respect for self and others, and to value the world in which we live.
Founded in the early 1900s by Dr. Maria Montessori the Montessori philosophy sparked a worldwide revolution to educate the whole child. This innovative thinking shaped a new type of learning environment designed to kindle the individual interest of each child. Today, The Westmont Montessori School, continues to embrace this philosophy. From its vast curriculum to the unique multi-age classrooms, to the strength of each teacher, Westmont encourages children to think for themselves, to discover, question, build resilience, create, lead, and collaborate. Westmont’s thriving, nurturing environment leads to lifelong success in academic, emotional, and social skills.

Westmont offers programs tailored for various ages from 15 months to 6 years. The youngest program is offered to children accompanied by a caregiver. The Toddler and Early Childhood programs offer both half-day and full-day options that run either three or five days per week. In Kindergarten students spend half their time in Early Childhood classrooms and the other half in a homogeneous classroom. More information about these programs can be found at www.westmontmontessori.org

Westmont’s accreditations, which include the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools (MSCES), ensure that the teachers, curriculum and facilities uphold the highest standards set by the accrediting organizations. All lead teachers are Montessori certified; classrooms are supported by assistant teachers and a robust specials and substitute staff.

The Board of Trustees seeks an outstanding educator with a deep commitment to the Montessori philosophy to assume the position of Head of School on July 1, 2020. The Westmont Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, civil union status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion,
transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

Jean Lamont of Educators’ Collaborative, LLC (EC) is leading this search. Candidates interested in this position are asked to submit the following materials by November 1, 2019:
● EC Candidate Summary Sheet (contact Jean Lamont for this document)
● Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee, The Westmont Montessori School
● Resume
● Statement of Educational Philosophy
● A list of five or more references with contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses
● Up to three letters of reference (optional)

Please address all inquiries or expressions of interest to:
Jean Lamont, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative
Email: jlamont@educatorscollaborative.com
Phone: 203-605-6975

Qualifications
B.A.
Graduate degree and Montessori certification strongly preferred.
Significant administrative experience/training.
School Community
Westmont offers programs tailored for various ages from 15 months to 6 years. The youngest program is offered to children accompanied by a caregiver. The Toddler and Early Childhood programs offer both half-day and full-day options that run either three or five days per week. In Kindergarten students spend half their time in Early Childhood classrooms and the other half in a homogeneous classroom. More information about these programs can be found at www.westmontmontessori.org
Job Start Date
07/01/2020
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