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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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School Websiteheadwaters.org
Level / PositionElementary Lead Guide
Description of Position

Headwaters School, a Pre-K through grade 12 independent day school serving 530 students across its three campuses in Austin, TX, is seeking an Elementary Montessori Guide for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. The Elementary Guide reports directly to our Elementary School Director. Our ideal candidate will have Lower Elementary Montessori certification, as well as a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates will also be prepared to participate in the life of the school, including, but not limited to supervision of lunch, chaperoning trips, and other duties as assigned by the Elementary School Director.


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

School Community

At Headwaters, our teachers 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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