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Name of SchoolHeadwaters School
AddressAustin, Texas 78745
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Contact NameLeslie Hirsch
Phone(512) 623-5403
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Level / PositionPrimary Lead Guide
Description of Position

Headwaters School, a Pre-K through grade 12 independent day school serving 500 students across its three campuses in Austin, TX, is seeking an Early Childhood Primary Lead Montessori Guide for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. The Lead Guide reports directly to our Director of Early Childhood. Our ideal candidate will have Primary Montessori certification, as well as a Bachelor’s degree.


Bachelor's Degree required, degree in Education or a related field preferred
Montessori Primary certification, required
3 - 5 years of teaching experience, preferred
Passion for working with young children
Strong commitment to equity and inclusion practices and curriculum in the classroom
A commitment to personal and professional development
Is a creative individual and team player
Ability to maintain calm and focus
Operates with a high level of integrity
Highly organized & tech savvy

School Community

At Headwaters, our guides nurture a school culture that promotes a growth mindset, a collaborative spirit, a joyful environment, and the achievement of high expectations. Our faculty and staff ensure all members of our school community understand their role in advancing issues of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. Headwaters School supports the professional growth of our school faculty in order to contribute to their feelings of fulfillment, to provide a model of lifelong learning for our students, and to advance the strategic goals of the school.

Our faculty members are responsible for bringing our Purpose statement to life: to cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world. In addition, they guide our students to live authentically, think expansively, and create bravely. We invite our students, guides, staff, parents, and trustees to be Peacemakers, Advocates, Creators, and Thinkers.

Job Start Date08/01/2023
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