Toddler Lead Teacher
Williamsburg Montessori School seeks an experienced Infant/Toddler (18mos-3 years) certified teacher for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year (ends August 9, 2019) with the potential of continuing in 2019-2020 school year.
Candidate must have a passion for authentic Montessori education and value a collaborative school community focused on best practices and professional growth.
Qualifications: AMS/AMI Infant/Toddler certification with at least two years of Lead Teacher experience in the classroom. Candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills.
Duties include, but are not limited to: Teach and supervise all students in the Montessori method and curriculum in all areas of study. Prepare materials and maintain their cleanliness and good condition. Be responsible for the safety and physical well-being of all students in your charge at all times. Demonstrate the ability to relate joyfully to children. Exhibit emotional maturity and stability. Assume leadership by demonstrating appropriate and professional behaviors at all times. Be proactive at sharing your Montessori and child development knowledge with parents. Maintain prompt and appropriate parent communication. Prepare and have available weekly lesson plans and record students’ progress. Maintain ongoing communication with fellow teachers and administration on important matters. Attend all staff meetings. Other duties as assigned.
Benefits: Competitive salary. Health and dental, SIMPLE IRA plan, paid holidays and personal days, tuition discount.
Williamsburg Montessori School is an independent, coeducational school which provides authentic Montessori education to 150 students between the ages of 18 months and 14 years. Located in the spectacularly beautiful community of Williamsburg, Virginia, centrally located to the coast and the mountains, WMS is a vibrant community of learners committed to the highest standards of Montessori practice.
Contact Information for Applicants
Please send resumes to Sandy Andrews, Head of School
Montessori Certified Primary Teacher
St. Mark's Montessori School, a non-profit organization located in Springfield Va, seeks a teacher to start 2019-2020 school year. SMMS consists of three primary classes, a Before and After care program and a Summer Care program.
To find out more about SMMS, visit www.stmarksmontessori.org. To apply, please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A bachelor's or higher degree
- Montessori primary diploma
- Passion for the Montessori philosophy
- Ability to effectively communicate with parents
- Professional demeanor and appearance
Must meet VA licensing requirements for a teacher/ program leader.
Contact Information for Applicants
St. Mark's Montessori School
Montessori Certified Head Teachers - Toddler, Primary & Elementary
IMMEDIATE HEAD TEACHER OPENINGS Broadlands, VA:
Toddler Broadlands, VA:
Primary Chantilly, VA: Toddler
FUTURE OPENINGS - SUMMER 2019 Aldie, VA:
Primary Mandarin Immersion Head Teacher Aldie, VA:
Lower Elementary Head Teacher All Campuses: Toddler and Primary Head Teachers
WORKING WITH LEPORT
LePort is both an authentic and accredited family of schools dedicated to the foundational principles of the Montessori Method. We place a high value on partnering with families on their child’s educational journey; an important aspect of being a Head Teacher is communicating closely with parents to a) give them a window into the Montessori classroom, b) educate them about the Montessori philosophy and c) provide insight into their child’s individual progress. In addition, partnering with your Assistant Teacher is essential in creating a peaceful learning environment. We trust you to be the best advocate for our school, the Montessori philosophy, and each individual child.
BENEFITS - Health, Dental and Vision Insurance - Employee contributed 401(k) Retirement Plan - Paid Government Holidays, 2-week Winter Break, 1-week Spring Break - Additional Paid Time Off Accrual - Tuition Discount if you enroll your child(ren) in one of our programs
QUALIFICATIONS - A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED - Ability to work year-round - AMI, AMS or MACTE accredited Montessori diploma for the appropriate age group - Experience working with children (with the particular age group preferred, even if this experience was prior to receiving Montessori training) - Passion for the Montessori philosophy; excellence in communicating this philosophy to parents - Genuine warmth and love for guiding children and their families - Benevolent outlook towards solving problems and advocating for our educational viewpoint (at LePort, we call this "focusing on the solution, not on the problem")
ABOUT LEPORT MONTESSORI LePort Montessori was founded in 2000 by Dr. Peter LePort, a parent who became passionate about the Montessori Method for his own children and set out to open a school that is both professionally run and authentic to the Montessori philosophy. From that single school in Southern California, LePort Schools has grown to more than 20 schools today, extended its mission to the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, and Northern Virginia.
Contact Information for Applicants
Carey Curry Talent and Operations Specialist email@example.com
Upper Elementary Teacher/Intern
A private Montessori school located in Reston, Virginia is looking to hire an Upper Elementary Montessori teacher/intern for the 2019-20 school year. Bachelor’s degree in education (or related) OR four years of experience teaching in a progressive environment. • Two years of experience teaching students in grades 3-5. • Teaching experience in a mixed-age environment. Preferred Qualifications • Montessori Training Job Type: Full-time Salary: $20,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year
Rodney Berthold- 703-201-0676, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ryan Plummer- 571-313-1709, email@example.com
Northern Virginia; Multiple Locations
Guidepost Montessori is coming to Northern Virginia! We are excited to be opening up multiple school and will need trained Montessorians at all levels to join our founding team. 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 offer competitive salaries, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as a generous tuition discount for up to two children at our school.
Browse all of our Northern Virginia job postings on our website:
Primary and Elementary Director/Directress
Once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity (we are not kidding) if you are dedicated to children, are a self-starter who brings interesting ideas to your workplace, and are passionate about furthering your OWN learning!
Full Circle Montessori School, a private Montessori School in Arlington, VA, serving children from ages 15 months to 12 years across 4 locations.
We need a team player who is:
* AMI trained at Primary or Elementary
* Eager to practice authentic Montessori
* Passionate about parent education and philanthropy
FCMS team members are outgoing, positive, mature, have a good sense of humor, are highly organized, detail oriented, professional and managerial, efficient, proactive and dedicated to children! Qualified individuals need to be able to switch gears at a moment's notice, multi-task, and get things done without micromanagement!
WHAT IS FULL CIRCLE ABOUT?
* School Community: Learning community for children, team and parents too through our robust parent education program
* Local Community: Supporting families and children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds through our unique partnership model with Affordable Housing Corporation, Inc. (AHC) in which 3 of our communities are located
* Global Community: Exposing children to philanthropic opportunities to make an impact in our world
Check us out at http://www.fullcirclemontessori.com/
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Submit cover letter and resume to Christie Yang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to meeting you!
Toddler and Early Childhood Guides
The Springs, A Montessori School proudly announces the opening of a second campus in Woodbridge, VA and is seeking Montessori Toddler and Early Childhood Teachers.
Email email@example.com for more info!
Part-Time Toddler Montessori Guide
Mountaintop Montessori is growing! We are exploring opening a third Toddler environment. This would be a part-time morning only classroom with 10 to 15 students. If you are an Infant-Toddler Montessori credentialed teacher we would love to talk to you! Our hope is to have this new room ready to start in January of 2019, however there is some flexibility as to the start date.
Mountaintop, a toddler-through 8th grade independent school, is the only dually accredited school by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and the American Montessori Society (AMS) in the greater Charlottesville, VA area. Our school has a track-record of 36 years of providing authentic Montessori education supplemented by a rich co-curricular program.
Please send resume and copy of your Montessori credential to Janice Chapman, Assistant Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mountaintop Montessori provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mountaintop Montessori complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Early Childhood Lead Teacher
Our school, Montessori School of Fairfax, has an immediate opening for a lead teacher for our Early Childhood (Primary) classroom.
Please contact Sedi Amiri or Pontea (pronounced Ponta) Amiri at 571-323-0222.
Early Childhood Montessori Teacher
Montessori School of Alexandria is accepting applications for a full-time Early Childhood Montessori teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year. Teaching duties require knowledge and implementation of Montessori theory and principles. The candidate must be skilled at observation, managing varied classroom behaviors, developing lesson plans, and maintaining student reports and records. The candidate will be the lead teacher in a classroom of 20 students with an experienced assistant. Montessori School of Alexandria was established in 1970 and is a nonprofit, nonsectarian, private school run by a small Board of Directors. MSA serves around 90 children ages 3 through 12 on a wooded campus located in a residential neighborhood. MSA has 3 Early Childhood classrooms and 1 combined Lower and Upper Elementary classroom.
Please contact Corinne Salahi, Head of School, at (703)960-3498 or via email at email@example.com
Upper Elementary Teacher
Elementary School Teacher Wanted for Small Progressive School, Alexandria VA
The River Farm Cooperative School in Alexandria, VA, seeks a full-time 3rd-5th grade teacher for our Upper Elementary School in a small, mixed-age classroom of students age 8-11 to begin September 2018.
This is an incredible opportunity to teach in an ideal setting: you’ll have a very small class of motivated students (currently 7, capped at 10), a dedicated parent community, and a high level of autonomy and creativity in the classroom. There are 2 other classes in the school, which has a total maximum enrollment of 34 children.
About the River Farm Cooperative Based in Alexandria, VA, the River Farm Cooperative is a secular, parent-run independent k-8 private school featuring mixed age classrooms and a focus on nature and community-building. We encourage each child’s natural desire to learn by helping them develop self-motivation, self-knowledge, and respect for self, others, and the world. While academics are important, our program is unique in that we also emphasize socio-emotional growth, relationship-building, and curiosity and respect for the natural world. To facilitate this growth, we rely on weekly hikes, daily free time in nature (rain-or-shine), and 1-2 field trips per month to encourage students to connect with their bodies, their peers, and the world around them.
Job Details Reporting to the Director of School and the Board of Directors, the Upper Elementary School teacher is responsible for preparing daily lesson plans and for instruction of children in language arts, math, science, history, geography, cultural studies, nature study, and music appreciation. Must be able to inspire and challenge children and to develop and teach innovative lesson plans adaptable to multiple age and grade levels. The ideal applicant will be inspired to share a love of learning with children and will have a passion for progressive education, strong classroom management skills and experience as a lead teacher in a mixed age classroom, and a genuine curiosity about the world. School is in session September-mid June, 8:45 am – 3:00 pm. Teachers are expected to come in a bit earlier to prepare and sometimes stay a bit later to chat with parents, and to attend a reasonable number of meetings and events.
Benefits include generous paid time off and tuition discount. Holidays and most school vacations follow Fairfax County. Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in education (or related) OR four years of experience teaching in a progressive environment. • Two years of experience teaching students in grades 3-5. • Teaching experience in a mixed-age environment. Preferred Qualifications • Montessori Training • Waldorf Training • Reggio Emilia Training • Understanding of progressive education. • Bilingual (Spanish) and able to provide twice weekly Spanish lessons to students in grades K-5. • Love of, and knowledge about, the outdoors. Willing and able to hike outdoors in all kinds of weather. • An understanding of and appreciation for intercultural differences; commitment to diversity and social justice. • A passion for working in a cooperative educational environment. • High-energy, creative, flexible, nurturing, and collaborative spirit.
Compensation $33,000 Paid time off Professional Development Opportunities Benefits are not currently offered
If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: UpperSchool@RiverFarmCooperative.com. Cover letter should convey to us why you would be a great fit for the position.
Glen Allen, Va.
Glen Allen Community Montessori is looking for an Elementary Lead for ages 6-12 years to open our Elementary classroom this fall.
GACM is a year-round Montessori co-op located in Glen Allen at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 20 mins from downtown Richmond. We will offer Primary, Lower and Upper Elementary classrooms with the intention to open an Infant-Toddler classroom in the future. We’re a small, dedicated, and tightly-knit parent cooperative looking to meet parents where they are and offer an educational option that their family may have otherwise believed was out of reach. You can have a big impact on the children’s lives and the community as a whole. The school will include an airy, open classroom space, easy access outdoor area and a children’s garden.
This position requires a warm, collaborative and positive attitude, an ambitious personality and a genuine desire to see children blossom and better their lives. We offer competitive salaries, paid holidays, and professional development compensation. The ideal applicant is competent with child and classroom management, organization, record keeping skills, able to establish and maintain parent rapport, flexible and has a genuine love and respect for all children. You will be provided a Teacher’s Assistant who will undergo proper classroom orientation and training.
* $30-35k annual salary, depending on experience
* Paid Year-round Program Breaks: Equaling 56 total school days off.* The total days does not include Parent Conference Days, Special Events, School Information Sessions, or Open Houses.
* Paid Holidays: New Years Eve, New Years Day, MLK Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
* Paid Sick Days: Five (5) days per school year, not to be rolled over into the following school year.
* Family Tuition Deduction: Educator’s children may enroll into any of Glen Allen Community Montessori’s programs at a discount of 50%.
* Annual Salary Increase: Dependent upon factors such as classroom size, responsibilities and the financial growth of the School.�
* AMS or AMI certified, in the process of certification, or have 1-2 years Montessori teaching experience
* Current Health/TB screening-CPR/First Aid certification
* VA state background clearance/fingerprinting-Authorization to work in the US
* We are willing to sponsor individuals who are in the process of certification with the understanding that you intend to be at GACM for a minimum of 3 years.
Upper Elementary Montessori Trained Teacher/Intern
Berthold Academy for the Gifted and Talented is seeking an Upper Elementary Montessori trained teacher/intern that will work full-time for the 2018-19 school year.
Children's House Teacher
Chesapeake Montessori School is looking for a Children's House teacher to join our school this fall. CMS is located in southern Chesapeake, near Great Bridge. Our school serves children ages two through 14. Applicants must have a Montessori credential from a MACTE accredited teacher education program. The position is school year 8 am- 4 pm. We offer paid time off and paid professional development opportunities. Applicant must practice authentic Montessori education and be a team player. Excellent communication skills are required.
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Glen Allen, VA
Glen Allen Community Montessori is looking for a Primary Lead for ages 3-6 years to open our Primary classroom at the beginning of September. GACM is a year-round Montessori co-op located in Glen Allen at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 20 mins from downtown Richmond. We will offer Primary, Lower and Upper Elementary classrooms with the intention to open an Infant-Toddler classroom in the future. We're a small, dedicated, and tightly-knit parent cooperative looking to meet parents where they are and offer an educational option that their family may have otherwise believed was out of reach. You can have a big impact on the children's lives and the community as a whole. The school will include an airy, open classroom space, easy access outdoor area and a childrens garden. This position requires a warm, collaborative and positive attitude, an ambitious personality and a genuine desire to see children blossom and better their lives. We offer competitive salaries, paid holidays, and professional development compensation.
The ideal applicant is competent with child and classroom management, organization, record keeping skills, able to establish and maintain parent rapport, flexible and has a genuine love and respect for all children. You will be provided a Parent TA who will undergo proper classroom orientation and training. Applicants Qualifications: - AMS or AMI certified, in the process of certification, or have 1-2 years Montessori teaching experience - Current Health/TB screening-CPR/First Aid certification - VA state background clearance/fingerprinting-Authorization to work in the US - We are willing to sponsor individuals who are in the process of certification with the understanding that you intend to be at GACM for a minimum of 3 years.
Please e-mail your cover letter and resume .
Lower Elementary Guide
The Aquinas Montessori School is seeking a lower elementary guide beginning in September 2018 at our Mount Vernon location. It is a well-established classroom with a long term assistant. The entire staff is experienced and supportive of each other. Prior teaching experience is preferred. We will consider qualified AMI trained elementary guides.
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.
If you are interested, please send your resume via email to email@example.com, or mail to 8334 Mount Vernon Highway, Alexandria, Virginia 22309 to the attention of Celeste Baucom.
Lead Teacher – Primary 3-6 (Permanent)
The Tidewater School, located in the western Chesapeake Bay region of Southern Maryland, is seeking a Primary Lead Teacher for the 2018-19 year. This 10-month position includes competitive pay, a family-friendly and supportive work environment, and retirement benefits. We are a small and well-established school and have a strong sense of community.
The ideal candidate must be AMS or AMI certified with a Bachelor’s degree at a minimum. Strong communication and organizational skills, a desire to work as a team with other teachers, and a genuine desire to connect with children and their families are key components on which applicants will be judged. An interest in multicultural and/or environmental studies would be a plus.
The Tidewater School has enjoyed serving families in rural Southern Maryland for more than 3 decades. We are a non-profit 501©(3) institution governed by a Board of Trustees. Our location not far from Washington, D.C. and Annapolis makes for a lovely place to live and work.
We are an intentionally small school with 16 students in each of 2 Primary classes and roughly 20 in the Elementary program. Our facility is a house with gardens, a full playground, a nature trail, and a playing field. We have 2 impressive library collections (one for Primary and the other in Elementary) and our students enjoy weekly lessons in Spanish, music, and outdoor education at every level.
Our current lead teacher is leaving at the end of the year due to a military transfer, but will work with the new candidate to help with the transition. Please email a resume and cover letter to:
Laura Amin, Head of School at
Children’s House Lead Teacher
Children’s House Lead Teacher: MINE, ME & US Montessori School is seeking a caring and compassionate individual to serve as Lead Teacher in our Children’s House classroom.
School Description: MINE, ME, & US Montessori School is a small and growing school for children ages 6 weeks through 9 years. It is a unique Montessori school because it offers all-day, all-year Montessori education and care. During the summer months, the Montessori curriculum continues with a much stronger emphasis on wonders of nature and the world of organic food.
Position Description: All of the work in Children’s House is presented on an individual basis. Each work builds off of knowledge acquired through previous experiences, ensuring that the child is able to independently work with the materials. The Children’s House Lead Teacher acts as an observer of each child; watching for signs of readiness or interest in new works. By observing and then presenting work on an individual basis the teacher is able to give each child access to work when they are most ready and excited to receive it.
Children in the Montessori environment are empowered through their right to choose and facilitate independent work. All the work given to the children is done with the intention of supporting each child’s ability to work independently, have confidence in their own capabilities, and to honor each child’s right to exploration and independent discovery within an educational environment. The individualized and child-led philosophy of the Montessori Children’s House gives children the freedom to follow their own needs and supports their growth into life-long learners and lovers of their world. The work and materials available in the Children’s House environment are broken into four areas; the Exercises of Practical Life, Sensorial, Language and Mathematics.
Qualifications: The Lead Teacher must hold full AMI/AMS Primary Teacher Credential. A minimum of one year or more teaching experience in the Children’s House is preferred.
Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience. MINE, ME & US Montessori School is committed to providing a collegial, stimulating, and respectful environment with ample opportunities for professional growth. To this end, MINE faculty enjoy health insurance, faculty tuition discounts for their children, extensive paid time throughout the year and merit-based raises.
Montessori Trained Teacher
A private Montessori school located in Mclean, Virginia is looking to hire an AMS/AMI certified Montessori trained teacher for the 2017-18 school year.
Our school is located on 5 beautiful acres in Northern VA with organic vegetable beds, open fields and serene woodlands. We serve over 100 students and have a focus on the arts. Our team is loving, enthusiastic and supportive of each other and our community. This position begins on August 28 and is a full time position with benefits. Salary is competitive and based on education and experience. Candidates must have a 4 year college degree as well as AMS or AMI certification.
Please send cover letter/resume.
Middle School Montessori Teacher
Gunston Middle School, Arlington, Va
● Must hold or be eligible for Virginia licensure
● Must hold or be eligible for an endorsement to teach English Language Arts
and Social Studies
● Must hold or be willing to obtain Montessori certification
● Experience teaching in a Montessori setting preferred
● Ability to communicate and work effectively with colleagues, students, staff,
● Ability and willingness to work as a team member with special education and
● Flexible, dependable, and highly organized.
● Strong interpersonal skills.
● Strong sense of professionalism.
ARLINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
DEPARTMENT OF INSTRUCTION
2110 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22204
Tel # 703-228-6289
The Virginia Montessori Association is a non-profit (501(c)3) that was established in 2015 to bring Montessorians in Virginia together and to offer a community from which we all could benefit. Administrators, educators, parents and other supporters can connect, inform and communicate in a way that is of value to all.