The Tidewater School, located in the western Chesapeake Bay region of Southern Maryland, is seeking a Primary Lead Teacher for the 2022-23 year. This 9 1/2-month position includes competitive pay, a family-friendly and supportive work environment, and retirement benefits. We are a small and well-established Montessori school with a strong sense of community.
The ideal candidate must be AMS or AMI certified with a Bachelor’s degree. Strong communication and organizational skills, an eagerness to work as a team member, and a genuine desire to connect with children and their families are key components on which applicants will be considered. An interest in multicultural and 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 institution governed by a Board of Trustees. Our location, not far from Washington, D.C. and Annapolis, lies in a beautiful rural area between the Chesapeake Bay and the Patuxent River.
We are a small school with two Primary classes and fully enrolled Lower and Upper Elementary programs. Our facility includes outdoor gardens, a blacktop recreation court, and a playground. We have a wonderful library and kitchen space. Our students enjoy weekly lessons in Spanish, music, and environmental education at every level. We have a long history of weaving multicultural studies and celebrations into our curriculum.
Our entire staff, including the current teacher, will cooperate with the new candidate to help with the transition. We offer a competitive salary, retirement benefits, and a very family-friendly workplace.
Please email a resume and cover letter to:
Laura Amin, Head of School