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Posted July 01, 2024

Sterling Montessori Charter School

202 Treybrooke Drive, 

Morrisville, NC 27560 

Children's House Lead Guide

Job Description: Lead Teacher 

Contracted: 10 month 

Purpose: Lead Teacher will use the AMS Montessori scope and sequence, lessons, and materials that are aligned with the NC standard course of study benchmarks, as the basis and foundation of their work with students. 

Professional Skills/Responsibilities: 

  • All lead teachers (General Ed., EC, Specials, and Specialists) will adhere to the Sterling mission, vision, guiding principles, code of ethics, and standards of behavior as outlined in the Employee Policies and Procedures Handbook. 

  • Responsible for the welfare, safety, and educational achievements of students.

  • Respect student confidentiality by not discussing students with anyone other than their families and those faculty and staff members who work with them directly, under state and federal law. 

  • Demonstrates excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail. 

  • Able to prepare a differentiated, nurturing Montessori learning environment that demonstrates an understanding of the development of the 3-6-year-old student and meets the needs of ALL students. 

  • Will work with students of various abilities, including those with diagnosed learning differences; the teacher may be required to participate in meetings, planning, and training to fully serve each child’s needs. Keep updated and follow student IEP, 504, EL, Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP), and Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA).

  • Maintain a clean, orderly, and attractive classroom environment (inside and outside). Report all maintenance requests or damage in classrooms, playgrounds, and campus-wide.

  • The Lead Teacher shall attend any staff meetings, professional development training, parent engagement evenings, and annual open house outside of standard working hours as requested by the Executive Director. 

  • When situations or conflicts arise with students, teachers act as mediators and provide opportunities for conversations, reflection, and learning. Teachers follow the Positive Discipline model and refer to the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) when needing to implement supplemental or intensive support. 

  • Responsible for training, supervision, weekly meetings, goals, and evaluation of assistant/associate teachers. 

  • Must be able to collaborate with teachers, colleagues, parents, and administration to develop and ensure a healthy, safe, and inviting environment in which all community members are free to learn and work. 

  • Maintain inventory annually of materials and furniture. Responsible for tracking classroom budget and filling out purchase orders for required and approved materials. Supplement the classroom with teacher-made materials as needed. All materials made at Sterling shall be inventoried and property of Sterling. 

  • Has strong oral and written communication skills: Must complete and maintain record keeping, progress reports, assessments/evaluations, MTSS documentation, and grades (if applicable) promptly as required by the school. Responsible for parent conferences, parent email communications (within 48 hours), bi-monthly newsletters, and communicating problems and concerns with all parents/guardians of students in your care. 

  • Responsible for completion and cost of all licensing requirements (CEUs).

  • Inform the Section Director of all administrative-level concerns or problems as they relate to relations with the school, students, parents, or staff. 

  • Participate and implement in annual goal setting, evaluation reviews, and professional development for career growth. Our work requires being coachable, an ongoing desire to learn, and a sense of egoless-ness.

  • Is skilled in using email, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Google Drive.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited University (required)

  • State License (or willing to pursue NC licensure) 

  • AMS/AMI Primary Montessori Certification (required) 

  • Experience working with 3-6 year old children 

  • Experience working in a Montessori Setting (preferred) Job Type: Full-time 

Benefits: 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Flexible spending account 

  • Health insurance 

  • Life insurance 

  • Retirement plan 

  • Vision insurance 

Schedule: 8-hour shift 

Work Location: In person

If interested, we encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to hr@sterlingmontessori.org.

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Posted June 29, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

PERMANENT SUBSTITUTE GUIDE (PART-TIME)

Status: Part-time (Exempt)
Classification: 10-month Faculty
Supervisors: Dual report to Auxiliary Programs Manager and Lower School Operations Manager & Registrar
Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus
Hours: Part-time, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Position Summary
The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks Part-time Permanent Substitute Guide(s) for  the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 12, 2024. Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will partner with faculty in providing support and supervision during the academic school day and Before and/or After-School Care programs. This role entails maintaining and providing an environment and experience as an extension of the school day which supports students, staff, parents, Montessori philosophy, and MSR policies. Position would have the flexibility to work with students ages 6 weeks to Grade 6.

Overview
Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed  Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Childcare or teaching experience

  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR which include “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning”

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents and other members of the MSR community

  • Flexible team player with “can-do” attitude

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

  • Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

  • Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times

  • Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and colleagues to assist with curriculum  implementation within the context of the School's overall program,  mission, and core values

  • Adhere to all health and safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene.

  • Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process

  • Participate in ongoing professional development

  • Attend all required faculty and team meetings

  • Collaborate and participate with multiple divisional teams and with interdisciplinary faculty

  • Maintain student record keeping and program planning; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed.

  • Maintain and participate in a home/school partnership by being open to consistent communication with parents

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School, Head of Lower School, Auxiliary Programs Manager, and Lower School Operations Manager

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
The Permanent Substitute Guide can expect to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

  • Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

  • Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

  • Occasionally lift up to 30 lbs

  • Turn, bend, and reach                      

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer if not currently employed) and background investigation.

To apply
The school offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Permanent Substitute 24/25 - your last name.”  No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham
The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted June 29, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

Status: Full-time  (Exempt)
Classification: 10-month Faculty
Reports to: School Psychologist                              
Location: In-person; Lead Mine Campus                                 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Position Summary
The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks an Intervention Specialist for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 12, 2024. The Intervention Specialist will serve as a member of the Student Support Team, applying their specialized knowledge in  reading and math interventions.

Overview
Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed  Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

  • Minimum three-to-five years teaching experience in reading and math within grades  K-6; additional secondary school experience is a plus

  • Previous experience in a Montessori classroom and/or International Baccalaureate (IB) environment and/or Special Education is  a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Education or a related field; Master’s degree in Education or related field is a plus

  • Extensive knowledge of evidence-based practices in  Reading and Mathematics

  • Orton-Gillingham (or a related program) Trained preferred

  • Sufficient and precise in data preparation and management such that limited supervision or review is required to verify data

  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which includes "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"

  • Committed to fostering and upholding  an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community

  • Student-centered practices, collegial, passionate, innovative

  • Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

  • Superior interpersonal, oral communication, and written skills

  • Technological savvy and aptitude for new systems

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:     

  • Adhere to AMS guidelines and professional standards

  • Adhere to all health and safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene

  • Develop and sustain positive and supportive relationships with students

  • Provide instruction for designated children with accommodations, intervention plans, or those who meet criteria for additional support or enrichment based on the guidelines set by the Student Support Team

  • Instruct differentiated small group literary and math lessons, with a particular emphasis on Grades K - 3, through pull-out and push-in service models

  • Deliver interventions in reading and/or math based on changes in school-wide needs, as determined by data-based trends and administrative direction

  • Bolster student opportunities for instruction and learning by providing afterschool tutoring, within working hours

  • Provides intervention services with an understanding of, or willingness to learn about, Multi-tiered Systems of Supports, including assessment, intervention, and evaluation

  • Maintain yearly, organized, updated, and explicit records of students receiving and potentially receiving services including assessments, meeting minutes, conversational documentation

  • Assist teachers by identifying students’ needs, providing support through in-house assessments, observation, implementation, interventions, and enrichment

  • Coach/support staff members on the use and methods of data collection

  • Support teachers to increase differentiation for students with learning differences

  • Provide consultation to parents, teachers, other school personnel, and community agencies to enhance student learning and adjustment

  • Use expertise to educate and discuss learning differences with familes

  • Be available to parents through written communication, scheduling conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy

  • Create positive relationships with parents and colleagues by returning emails within 48 hours on workdays

  • Collaborate with other members of the student support team to provide professional development and learning opportunities for School faculty and staff

  • Join and partner with divisional and interdisciplinary teams

  • Assist in standardized testing and implementation of accommodations

  • Stay abreast of trends, research, and best practices for instruction

  • Other duties as assigned by the School Psychologist, Head of Lower School, and Head of School

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
The Intervention Specialist can expect to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines

  • Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled office environment spending extended periods of time at a desk and working on a computer

  • Regularly sit, talk, hear, and interact with staff

  • Apply knowledge of Google Office Suite, including Calendar, Docs, Sheets, and Forms

  • Occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.

  • Regularly use close and distance vision

  • Turn, bend, and reach

  • Occasional night and weekend hours will be required

To apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Intervention Specialist - your last name.” No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham
The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted June 29, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE & AFTER-SCHOOL CARE GUIDE

Status: Full-time (Exempt) or Part-time (Exempt)
Classification: 10-month Faculty
Supervisors: Dual report to Auxiliary Programs Manager and Lower School Operations Manager & Registrar
Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus
Hours: Full-time, Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
               Part-time, Monday - Friday, 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Position Summary
The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks Instructional Aide(s) and After-School Care Guide(s) for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 12, 2024. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who loves working with students aged six weeks - 12 years of age and is looking to advance in the profession. Instructional Aides and After-School Care Guides will work closely with experienced Lead and Assistant Guides to provide continuity of instruction and care from academic day through after-school for our lower school students.

Overview
Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed  Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably in education or a related field

  • Montessori experience preferred

  • Teaching experience at the Infant (6 weeks - 18 months) , Toddler (15 months - 3 years), Children’s House (3 - 6 years) levels, and/or Elementary (grades 1-6)

  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR which include “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning”

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents and other members of the MSR community

  • Flexible team player with “can-do” attitude

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

  • Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

  • Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times.

  • Assist the classroom guides in the general care of the Montessori environment, which may include refilling building supplies and proper, safe storage of inventory, maintaining inventory of the classroom and commonly used supplies and materials in a clearly labeled location accessible for staff, repairing materials and equipment as directed, and assisting in the preparation of activity and project materials

  • Provide supportive and collaborative partnership with classroom guides through consistent communication, which includes serving as a substitute classroom teacher, when necessary

  • Prepare and maintain an After-School Care environment in which the furnishings and materials are developmentally appropriate in providing care as an extension to the academic school day, which supports students, staff, parents, Montessori philosophy, and MSR policies

  • Plan, deliver, and supervise a developmentally appropriate and consistent schedule of activities for students  from 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and colleagues to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program, mission, and core values

  • Adhere to all health and safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene

  • Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process

  • Participate in ongoing professional development

  • Attend all required faculty and team meetings

  • Collaborate and participate within multiple divisional teams and with interdisciplinary faculty

  • Maintain student record keeping and program  planning; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

  • Maintain and participate in a home/school partnership by being open to consistent communication with parents

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School, Head of Lower School, Auxiliary Programs Manager, and Lower School Operations Manager

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
The Instructional Aide & After School Care Guide can expect to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

  • Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

  • Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

  • Occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.

  • Turn, bend, and reach

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer, if not currently employed)  and background investigation.

To apply
The school offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Instructional Aide and After-School Care Guide 24/25 - your last name.”  No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham
The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted June 29, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

INFANT LEAD GUIDE

Status: Full time (Exempt)
Classification: 10-month Faculty
Supervisor: Head of Lower School
Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Position Summary
The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks a Infant Lead Guide for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 12, 2024.  Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will lead an Infant  classroom and partner with an assistant guide to oversee a class of students 6 weeks - 15 months of age . The Infant Lead Guide will challenge each child to reach their fullest potential academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment.

Overview
Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed  Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education or a related field

  • Montessori Infant Toddler Credentials preferred (AMS, AMI or MACTE)

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with RIE Philosophy

  • Minimum five years teaching experience at the Infant level

  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community

  • Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

  • Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

  • Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

  • Prepare and maintain a prepared Montessori environment in which the furnishings and materials are developmentally appropriate and provide academic purpose

  • Deliver established Montessori scope and sequence

  • Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times

  • Adhere to all health and safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene

  • Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process

  • Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and with interdisciplinary guides

  • Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and colleagues to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program, mission, and core values

  • Provide a supportive and collaborative partnership with the Assistant Guide by communicating clear expectations of the Assistant’s role

  • Participate in ongoing Professional Development

  • Attend all required faculty and team meetings

  • Maintain a strong home/school partnership by ensuring consistent, respectful and open lines of communication with parents

  • Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy

  • Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Head of Lower School

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
The Infant Lead Guide can expect to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

  • Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

  • Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

  • Regularly lift up to 30 lbs

  • Turn, bend, and reach                              

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer if not currently employed) and background investigation..

To apply
The school offers competitive salary and benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Infant Lead Guide 24/25- your last name.” No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham
The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted June 29, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

INFANT ASSISTANT GUIDE

Status: Part-time (Exempt)
Classification: 10-month Faculty
Supervisor: Associate Head of Lower School for Teaching and Learning
Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus
Hours: Part-time, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m 

Position Summary
The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks a part-time Infant Assistant Guide for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 12, 2024. Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will assist in an Infant (ages six weeks to 15 months) classroom.

Overview
Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School school in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package.  MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in early childhood or related field

  • Experience or knowledge of Montessori and/or RIE Philosophy

  • Minimum two years teaching experience at the infant level

  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community

  • Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

  • Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

  • Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

  • Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times

  • Adhere to all health and safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene

  • Assist the Montessori lead guide to challenge each child to reach his/her fullest potential academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment

  • Support the work of the classroom teacher by assisting in the preparation of activity and project materials, maintaining the inventory of the classroom, supervising classroom

  • Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with faculty and administration to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program and mission

  • Provide a supportive and collaborative partnership with the classroom lead guide by consistently communicating

  • Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process

  • Participate in ongoing professional development

  • Attend all required faculty and team meetings

  • Participate in before-care, after-care, lunch, recess, and/or carline coverage, and parent education nights, as assigned

  • Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and with interdisciplinary guides

  • Maintain and participate in a home/school partnership by being open to consistent communication

  • Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences, as needed; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School, Head of Lower School, and Associate Head of Lower School

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
The Infant Assistant Guide can expect to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

  • Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

  • Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

  • Regularly lift up to 30 lbs.

  • Turn, bend, and reach

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer, if not currently employed) and background investigation.

To apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Part-time Infant Assistant Guide 24/25 - your last name.” Please indicate your preference for full or part time in your cover letter. No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham
The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted June 29, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

EARLY CHILDHOOD ASSISTANT GUIDE

Status: Full-time (Exempt)
Classification: 10-month Faculty
Supervisor: Associate Head of Lower School for Teaching and Learning
Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus in Raleigh
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Position Summary
The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks Toddler and Children’s House Assistant Guides for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 12, 2024. Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will assist in a Toddler (ages 15 months to three years) or Children’s House (ages three to six) classroom.

Overview
Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in early childhood or related field

  • Montessori credentials preferred (AMI, AMS or MACTE)

  • Minimum two years teaching experience at the early childhood level

  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community

  • Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

  • Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

  • Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to school guidelines and professional standards

  • Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times

  • Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process.

  • Assist the Montessori lead teacher to challenge each child to reach his/her fullest potential academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment

  • Support the work of the classroom teacher by assisting in the preparation of activity and project materials, maintaining the inventory of the classroom, supervising classrooms

  • Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with faculty and administration  to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program and mission

  • Provide a supportive and collaborative partnership with the classroom teacher by consistently communicating

  • Participate in ongoing professional development

  • Attend all required faculty and team meetings

  • Participate in before-school care, after-school care, lunch, recess, and/or carline coverage, and parent education nights, as assigned

  • Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and interdisciplinary guides

  • Maintain and participate in a home/school partnership by being open to consistent communication

  • Partner with Student Support Services, which is our student support program, to ensure student success and developmental readiness

  • Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences, as needed; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School, Head of Lower School and Associate Head of Lower School          

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Early Childhood Assistant Guides can expect to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

  • Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

  • Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

  • Occasionally lift up to 30 lbs

  • Turn, bend, and reach

 It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer, if not currently employed) and background investigation.

To apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Early Childhood Assistant Guide 24/25 - your last name.” No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham
The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh-Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted June 29, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

AFTER-SCHOOL CARE GUIDE

Status: Part-time
Classification: 10-month Faculty
Supervisor: Auxiliary Programs Manager
Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus
Hours: Monday - Friday, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. Potential for additional hours on conference and in-service days.

Position Summary
The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks an After-School Care Guide for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 12, 2024. Under the general direction of the Auxiliary Programs Manager and Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will partner with faculty in providing support and supervision during the after-school care program from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. This role entails maintaining and providing an environment and experience as an extension of the school day which supports students, staff, parents, Montessori philosophy, and MSR policies. Positions are available to work with students ages 15 months to grade 6.  This position will be expected to work full days on school in-service days, conference days, school half-days, and during Spring Break.

Overview
Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School school in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “Respect,” “Integrity,” “Community” and “Love of Learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia and the IBO.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Childcare or teaching experience

  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR which include “Respect, Integrity, Community and Love of Learning”

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents and other members of the MSR community

  • Flexible team player with “can-do” attitude

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

  • Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

  • Prepare and maintain an After-School Care environment in which the furnishings and materials are developmentally appropriate in providing care as an extension to the academic school day

  • Supervise a developmentally appropriate and consistent schedule of activities for students  from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

  • Ensure safety and well-being of students in the classroom

  • Adhere  to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process.

  • Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and colleagues to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program,  mission, and core values

  • Adhere to all safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene

  • Participate in ongoing professional development

  • Attend all required faculty and team meetings

  • Collaborate and participate within a divisional team

  • Maintain student record keeping and program  planning

  • Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School, Head of Lower school and Auxiliary Programs Manager

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer if not currently employed) and background investigation.

To apply
MSR is accredited by AMS. The school offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “ After School Care Guide 24/25 - your last name.” No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham
The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted June 29, 2024

Position: Adolescent Science & Land Stewardship Teacher (Middle School)

Description:
The adolescent teacher is passionate about working with and empowering adolescents. The adolescent
science & land stewardship teacher will be a part of a closely collaborative team of guides in a
program rooted in the pedagogy of Montessori Adolescence. The guide will:
● Develop & maintain an inspired learning community by;
○ guiding students to explore applied science and regenerative agricultural practices &
concepts;
○ support other aspects of students’ lives by being an advisor & leading community meetings
○ offer other courses as needed, such as culinary arts or production & exchange.
● Hold optimism for everyone’s potential & provide a variety of experiences to appeal to a
deeper drive for all learners to succeed.
● Bring a high level of emotional intelligence to the team in being able to relate, communicate &
effectively plan their time & interactions with all community members
● Embrace diversity in all its forms, create a learning environment that fosters respectful
interactions with peers & adults from all cultures & belief systems
● Model curiosity & adaptability for students to prepare students to become independent,
adaptable & responsible global citizens.


Position reports to: Head of School
Contract type: Full-Time
Contract term: 10 months
Start Date: August 12, 2024
Salary Range: $43,728-$74,533 (based on experience and education)
To apply: Please complete online application found at willowoakmontessori.org and send resume and
cover letter to careers@willowoakmontessori.org
Requirements:
● Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
● Willing to obtain NC licensure within 3 years


Preferred:
● NC middle grade Science professional educator license(s)
● Montessori credential from a MACTE-accredited training program, ideally Secondary 1
● Experience teaching in a Montessori setting, ideally Adolescent level


Responsibilities:
● Adopt and implement an Adolescent curriculum guide that follows Montessori Pedagogy &
also includes the science NC Standard Course of Study, while also supporting students in

Montessori key experiences such as Production & Exchange, Service Projects, and other
age-appropriate Practical Life Skills.
● Assess and monitor the timely progression of each student through the lessons in the classroom
over the course of each school year.
● Meet with students on a regular basis to review student goals and progress, assess individual
work plans, and develop new goals as needed.
● Prepare and maintain a clean and aesthetically-pleasing Montessori learning environment.
● Work collaboratively with members of the diverse learning community team to ensure that
students at risk & with special needs are served in the least restrictive environment.
● Collaborate with students to develop a set of classroom agreements for a peaceful & productive
classroom, which students and teachers will use & revise as needed.
● Demonstrate awareness and acceptance of diverse cultures, family structures, & religious
beliefs.
● Maintain accurate, complete, & organized records.
● Take all necessary & reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, &
facilities throughout the school day.
● Attend weekly faculty & team meetings.
● Plan & execute community events including evening student presentations & overnight
camping/field trips.
Parent relations
● Establish effective working relationships with students, families, and the community.
● Maintain regular communication with parents through email, classroom newsletters,
semi-annual parent conferences, and phone calls.
● Respond to communications from parents within 24 hours.
● Participate in the planning and delivery of parent education events.


Professionalism
● Collaborate with colleagues to mentor and support one another to improve teacher effectiveness
& student performance.
● Maintain a professional attitude toward students, parents, faculty, & the community.
● Maintain confidentiality regarding all children, families, faculty, & the school as stated in the
Willow Oak Montessori confidentiality agreement.
● Comply with all policies & procedures included in the personnel handbook, student handbook,
and any other policies & procedures that may be adopted by the Willow Oak Montessori
Charter School Board of Directors.
● Abide by the American Montessori Society code of ethics and the code of ethics for North
Carolina educators.
● Engage in a continuing education program of study & Montessori Coaching School-Wide
Model.

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Posted June 19, 2024

Sterling Montessori Charter School

202 Treybrooke Drive, 

Morrisville, NC 27560 

 

Exceptional Children’s Lead Teacher

Cross-Categorical Resource Separate 

(Fall 2024)

Sterling Montessori is seeking a full time Exceptional Children’s teacher who has experience working with students with disabilities, grades K-8, in a cross-categorical resource separate setting, effective August 2024. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree and EC licensure. Ideal candidates have Montessori experience or a desire to learn the Montessori philosophy and method. The hours are from 8-4 and pay is on par with the Wake County pay scale along with full insurance benefits and 403b retirement. Sterling Montessori has a strong and collegial EC department which includes five full time special education teachers, a behavioral specialist, as well as related service personnel.

Purpose:

EC teachers, using the Montessori Method, will implement engaging instruction and adapt lessons to meet the needs of students, develop Individualized Education Plans (IEP), collaborate with the general education teachers and directors for push in and pull out services, and prepare documents and reports necessary to facilitate parent-teacher IEP meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities to Students/Parents/Staff

All lead teachers (General Ed., EC, Specials, and Specialists) will:

  • Adhere to the Sterling mission, vision, guiding principles, code of ethics and standards of behavior as outlined in the Employee Policies and Procedures Handbook.

  • Attend any staff meetings, professional development, training, parent workshops, annual open house, and other activities outside of standard working hours as requested by the Executive Director.

  • Work in partnership with grade level Section Directors to support students and families assigned to each section.

  • Ensure the safety, wellbeing and sound education of students.

  • Supervise and manage a team of 3 to 5 Exceptional Children Program Assistants depending on students needs.

  • Follow the Positive Discipline model. Montessori is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child-physical, social, emotional, and cognitive. When situations or conflicts arise with students, adults act as mediators and provide opportunities for conversations, reflection, and learning.

  • Monitor student behavior; maintain discipline in the classroom; deescalate inappropriate behavior; teach students appropriate behavioral strategies, restrain students when necessary; record and report restraints.

  • Provide research-based specialized instruction to address the instructional goals and objectives contained within each student’s IEP.

  • Monitor and assess student progress and determine the need for additional reinforcement or adjustments to instructional techniques.

  • Employ various teaching techniques, methods and principles of learning to enable students to meet their IEP goals.

  • Communicate with parents regarding their child’s educational progress via periodic written progress reports.

  • Serve as case manager for assigned students; serves as conduit between general education and special education.

  • Maintain student records in accordance with North Carolina’s Procedures Governing Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities; and complies with state and federal education.

  • Train, supervise, schedule weekly meetings, establish goals and assist in the evaluation of assistant/associate teachers (when applicable).

  • Complete and maintain record keeping, progress reports, assessments/evaluations, documentation, and grades (if applicable) in a timely manner as required by the school.

  • Responsible for parent conferences, meetings, parent email communications (within 48 hours), communicating problems and concerns with all parent/guardians of students in your care.

  • Assists disabled students with their personal and self-help needs, such as eating, toileting, and other essential tasks that the students are not able to perform by themselves.

  • Maintain current teaching license, including licensing requirements (CEUs) and costs.

  • Inform Section Director of all administrative level concerns or problems as they relate to relations with school, students, parents, or staff.

  • Participate in field trips (when necessary), including overnights when appropriate to the level, and act in a supervisory capacity. Follow all field trip guidelines as stated in the Employee Handbook (EHB).

  • Respect student confidentiality by not discussing students with anyone other than their families and those faculty and staff members who work with them directly, in accordance with state and federal law.

  • Participate in and implement annual goal setting, evaluation reviews and professional development for career growth. Our work requires being coachable, an ongoing desire to learn, and a sense of egoless-ness.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited University (required)

  • Exceptional Children (EC) State License (required)

  • AMS Montessori Trained (preferred)

  • Experience working with K-8 students (preferred)

  • Experience working in a Montessori Setting (preferred)

  • Nonviolent Intervention Training (preferred)

Please submit your cover letter, resume and 2-3 references to echr@sterlingmontessori.org.

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Posted June 13, 2024

Willow Oak Montessori 

1476 Andrews Store Rd - Pittsboro,

NC 27312

Position: Adolescent Humanities &

English Language Arts Teacher (Middle School)

 

Description:

The adolescent teacher is passionate about working with and empowering adolescents. The adolescent Humanities & ELA teacher will be a part of a closely collaborative team of guides in a program rooted in the pedagogy of Montessori Adolescence. The guide will:

● Develop & maintain an inspired learning community by;

     ○ guiding their students to explore English communication & humanities concepts;

     ○ support other aspects of students’ lives by being an advisor & leading community meetings

     ○ offer other courses as needed, such as culinary arts or production & exchange.

● Hold optimism for everyone’s potential & provide a variety of experiences to appeal to a deeper drive for all learners to succeed.

● Bring a high level of emotional intelligence to the team in being able to relate, communicate & effectively plan their time & interactions with all community members

● Embrace diversity in all its forms, create a learning environment that fosters respectful interactions with peers & adults from all cultures & belief systems ● Model curiosity & adaptability for students to prepare students to become independent, adaptable & responsible global citizens.

Classification: Instructional

Contract type: Full-Time

Contract term: 10 months

Position reports to: Head of School

Requirements:

● Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

● Willing to obtain NC licensure within 3 years

Preferred:

● NC middle grade English or Social Studies professional educator license(s)

● Montessori credential from a MACTE-accredited training program, ideally Secondary 1 (ages 12-15)

● Experience teaching in a Montessori setting, ideally Adolescent level

Responsibilities:

● Adopt and implement an Adolescent curriculum guide that includes the English & Social Studies NC Standard Course of Study, as well as support students in Montessori key experiences such as Production & Exchange, Service Projects, and other age-appropriate Practical Life Skills.

● Assess and monitor the timely progression of each student through the lessons in the classroom over the course of each school year.

● Meet with students on a regular basis to review student goals and progress, assess individual work plans, and develop new goals as needed.

● Prepare and maintain a clean and aesthetically-pleasing Montessori learning environment.

● Work collaboratively with members of the diverse learning community team to ensure that students at risk & with special needs are served in the least restrictive environment.

● Collaborate with students to develop a set of classroom agreements for a peaceful & productive classroom, which students and teachers will use & revise as needed.

● Demonstrate awareness and acceptance of diverse cultures, family structures, & religious beliefs.

● Maintain accurate, complete, & organized records.

● Take all necessary & reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, & facilities throughout the school day.

● Attend weekly faculty & team meetings.

● Plan & execute community events including evening student presentations & overnight camping/field trips.

Parent relations

● Establish effective working relationships with students, families, and the community.

● Maintain regular communication with parents through email, classroom newsletters, semi-annual parent conferences, and phone calls.

● Respond to communications from parents within 24 hours.

● Participate in the planning and delivery of parent education events.

Professionalism

● Collaborate with colleagues to mentor and support one another to improve teacher effectiveness & student performance.

● Maintain a professional attitude toward students, parents, faculty, & the community.

● Maintain confidentiality regarding all children, families, faculty, & the school as stated in the Willow Oak Montessori confidentiality agreement.

● Comply with all policies & procedures included in the personnel handbook, student handbook, and any other policies & procedures that may be adopted by the Willow Oak Montessori Charter School Board of Directors.

● Abide by the American Montessori Society code of ethics and the code of ethics for North Carolina educators.

● Engage in a continuing education program of study & Montessori Coaching School-Wide Model.

Salary range is $43,728 - $74,533 (depending on experience and education level).

Interested in Applying?

Apply online or complete the paper version of our application. Applications can be emailed to careers@willowoakmontessori.org, mailed, or dropped off at the school's Main Office. Please include a current resume as well. Applications will be accepted until each position has been filled.

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Posted June 13, 2024

Island Montessori School

Preschool & Charter K-8 
6339 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412

Guidance Counselor

Job Description

Island Montessori Charter School (IMCS), which opened its doors in 2013 in Carolina Beach, NC, is seeking an experienced, dynamic Guidance Counselor to provide a positive experience in a K-8 public Montessori charter school. The Guidance Counselor will serve as a guide who helps direct the students’ activities academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach his/her fullest potential in these developmental areas, while always upholding the Montessori philosophy and the school’s mission.

Required Qualifications:

● Master’s Degree

● Have two years of educational or work related experience.

● NC State License preferred

● Have the ability to cooperate with staff, parents/guardians, administration and community resource people

● Be able to demonstrate effective communication skills

● Have the ability to develop rapport with student

● Be able to analyze and offer problem-solving techniques

● Have patience

● Be able to empathize and understand students’ concerns

Responsibilities:

● Assist students with academic, emotional, social or behavioral problems

● Show concern for the total need of each student (educational, vocational, personal and social), encouraging maximum growth and development

● Consult with parents/guardians, teachers, support staff, administration and any local agencies which might be of assistance to the students

● Provide parents/guardians with accurate, comprehensive and relevant information in an objective and caring manner

● Work with staff to enhance understanding of all aspects of the student's development and its impact on learning ● Serve as the school’s McKinney-Vento Liason and complete all required documentation

● Assist parents/guardians in helping students set and achieve goals

● Aid students in understanding the school environment and what is expected of them

● Aid students in understanding their strengths and abilities so they may learn more effectively.

● Teach conflict resolution skills

● Aid students in acquiring an understanding and respect for individual freedoms and rights of self and others ● Aid in the understanding of the consequences of actions for self and others

● Assist students in dealing with a family crisis (e.g., separation, divorce, death, neglect and abuse, unemployment and alcoholism)

● Refer and support students with 504 plans

● Provide orientation and registration for students who are entering high school

● Serve as member of the MTSS Team

● Provide individual parent conferences for students when necessary

● Conduct parent workshops when necessary or requested

Provide individual conferences for students experiencing academic or emotional difficulty

● Keep accurate records of all counseling and guidance activities

● Assist in administering standardized testing

● Write articles for the school newsletter

● Inform administration of various student's needs or issues

● Assist in appropriate student referrals

● Assist in the development of an individualized education plan for students with exceptional educational needs

● Participate in home visits upon request

● Make appropriate referrals to community agencies when necessary

● Serve as consultant to parents/guardians, staff and administration

● Protect the confidentiality of student records and release personal data in accordance with state laws and Board policies

● Establish and maintain a cooperative relationship with faculty, staff and administration to facilitate the provision of optimum guidance and counseling services

● Work with the administration on additional activities as necessary

● Perform other duties as may be assigned

Send your resume, cover letter, and three references to arheel@islandmontessorischool.com For more information, please visit our website at https://im.school.

 

The mission of Island Montessori Charter School is to enable children of diverse backgrounds to learn and grow at their own pace by offering a developmentally appropriate and challenging academic Montessori environment that models grace and courtesy and fosters a peaceful community of lifelong learners.

 

Island Montessori Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or ethnicity, marital status, disability, military status or other legally protected classification.

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Posted June 13, 2024

Island Montessori School

Preschool & Charter K-8 
6339 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412

Exceptional Children’s Teacher

 

Job Description

TEACH at the BEACH! Founded in 2013 in Carolina Beach, NC, Island Montessori Charter School (IMCS) is seeking an Exceptional Children’s Teacher. The EC Teacher will guide students’ academic, emotional, and physical development in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach his/her fullest potential. In all aspects of his or her role, the EC Teacher embraces the Montessori philosophy and furthers the school’s mission, vision, and values.

Preferred Qualifications

● Highly qualified licensure in a content area

● Classroom teaching experience

Required Qualifications:

● A North Carolina teacher license

● Bachelor’s degree in Special Education

● Experience working with children

● Professional demeanor, speech, and appearance

● Demonstrate high ethical standards, including professional discretion

Responsibilities:

● Exhibit knowledge and facilitate the IEP process from Student Support Team to referral to Eligibility determination and placement.

● Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs and abilities of students according to the student’s present levels of academic achievement and functional performance.

● Create a classroom environment conducive to grade level appropriate learning of students considering cognitive, sensory, and physical abilities and limitations and following the Montessori Principles.

● Guide the learning process toward the achievement of goals and objectives as stated in the IEP through the student’s present levels of academic achievement and functional performance.

● Employ a variety of scientifically research-based instructional methods, best practices and materials appropriate for meeting stated curricular and IEP goals and objectives.

● Assess and maintain data of the academic achievement and functional growth and development of students on a consistent basis and provide required progress reports.

The mission of Island Montessori Charter School is to enable children of diverse backgrounds to learn and grow at their own pace by offering a developmentally appropriate and challenging academic Montessori environment that models grace and courtesy and fosters a peaceful community of lifelong learners.

Island Montessori Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or ethnicity, marital status, disability, military status or other legally protected classification.

Identify the learning needs of students (academic achievement and functional) through consistent data collection and seek the assistance of specialists (curriculum coordinators, program specialists, related services personnel, etc.) if required.

● Cooperate with staff members (general education and related services personnel) in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.

● Be available to consult and collaborate with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis for education related purposes.

● Meet and instruct assigned classes at designated times and locations.

● Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

● Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.

● Establish and maintain cooperative and professional relations and attitude with students, parents, staff, and the community.

● Provide for own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning, both through general education and special education.

● Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

● Perform such other tasks and assumes responsibilities as assigned by the administrative team.

Send your resume, cover letter, and three references to arheel@islandmontessorischool.com For more information, please visit our website at https://im.school

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Posted June 13, 2024

Charlotte Preparatory School

212 Boyce Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Early School Montessori Pre-Primary Lead Teacher

Start Date: 08/12/2024

 

Description

 

OVERVIEW

Early School teachers maintain a learning environment consistent with the Montessori philosophy and that supports the Charlotte Preparatory School mission statement and upholds the Four Pillars of Leadership: Respect, Integrity, Perseverance, and Courage.  The Lead Teacher guides children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth in a developmentally appropriate manner by performing the following duties. The Pre-Primary Lead teacher leads a classroom of children ages 2-3 in a Montessori environment. This is a full-time, 10-month position.  

 

Charlotte Preparatory School is committed to sustaining a professional, inclusive, and collaborative environment where diversity in thought and culture is welcomed. The School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from candidates who reflect such diversity.  

 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Abide by all guidelines outlined in the school’s handbooks, policies, rules, and regulations, as adopted.

  • Attend professional seminars and development programs as the school requests from time to time, specifically related to Montessori philosophy when possible. Acquire professional growth hours as required by your position. Maintain certification in CPR and First Aid at all times.

  • Conduct all classes and other educational activities in accordance with the methods and principles of education as outlined in the Montessori curriculum. In a pre-primary classroom, this includes the developmental process of toilet learning.

  • Provide a “prepared environment” using natural materials exclusive to Montessori schools and designed to provide stimuli to the unique periods of the child’s learning, in accordance with the sequence of the Montessori lessons/materials in all areas of the classroom

  • Model and teach “grace and courtesy” in the classroom and throughout the school community.

  • Design lessons/materials that introduce one concrete skill and/or abstract concept, are self-correcting, and foster the development of concentration, self-discipline, and an understanding of the world around them.

  • Be present during the times scheduled for educational activities, teacher in-service and workdays, parent education nights, school social functions, admissions open houses, and other community events as requested or required.

  • Foster productive dialogue with parents of students that will support the teacher’s efforts within the home. Communicate with parents through conferences, phone calls, and emails to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.

  • Complete such student and other records and reports as the school may require, and maintain current observational records of the children’s work and progress.

  • Keep the classroom, equipment and materials in good order and condition and make recommendations to the Head of Early School regarding material needs for the classrooms.

  • Ensure the cleanliness of the classroom: daily cleaning of table tops/surfaces; weekly dusting of shelves/bookcases; disinfecting work daily; reporting to the custodian and Head of Early School in the event of daily cleaning needs not being met (i.e. vacuuming, mopping, bathrooms, etc.)

  • Clean and refresh the Montessori “prepared environment” on a regular basis, rotating in new materials based on the needs of the children in the classroom.

  • Interview prospective students prior to acceptance (Meet and Greet); participate generally in student recruitment activities, and facilitate and cooperate with efforts to allow prospective parents to observe the classrooms.

  • Promote and participate in cross-divisional activities in an effort to strengthen attrition to Lower School.

  • Work with Early School team to plan and prepare community-building activities, such as cultural celebrations and parent-education events.

  • Participate in grade-level, divisional, and full-faculty meetings and serve on faculty committees.

  • Present a positive image of CPS to the outside community, including social networking sites.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Certification in Montessori Infant/Toddler(preferred) and/or Primary Early Childhood through a MACTE-accredited program required

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in an education-related field

  • Classroom teaching experience in a Montessori classroom required

  • Teaching experience in an early childhood or toddler classroom preferable (in addition to Montessori experience)

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Team orientation – able to work effectively with other members of the school administrative team, other faculty members, parents, students, and other school/Montessori community colleagues.  Sees the school as an entire entity, rather than an isolated Early School division.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills with high levels of attention to detail

  • Positive, enthusiastic, and warm personality

  • Strong work ethic, proactive, and success-oriented

  • Demonstrates patience and respect for small children and their natural development as inherent throughout the teachings and philosophy of Maria Montessori

 SUPERVISION

Reports directly to the Head of Early School

Please direct resume, cover letter, and references to Mrs. Sharon Vanella, Head of Early School; svanella@charlotteprep.org. 

Charlotte Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, or any other legally protected classification applicable to Charlotte Preparatory School in administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, financial aid, athletic and other school-administered programs. Candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Posted June 7, 2024

Hawthorn Montessori School

871 Riverside Drive

Woodfin, NC 28804

Assistant Teacher

 

Are you interested in working with children to help them uncover their potential? Hawthorn Montessori in Asheville, NC seeks an Assistant Teacher for our Primary classroom.

 

Who We Are

Hawthorn Montessori is a primary school serving children ages 3-6.  Hawthorn opened in 2019 and serves 30 children. We have a deep commitment to nature and equity and have developed a community of families that share our values.

 

Our Network

Hawthorn Montessori is part of Wildflower Schools, a network of 1-2 room, teacher-led, authentic Montessori learning environments serving children from infancy through high school. The Wildflower model combines time-tested Montessori methods with promising new practices in family partnership, teacher empowerment, and intentional diversity. At Wildflower, we believe that embracing equity is an essential part of our work. We are committed to deeply engaging in what Maria Montessori called “the preparation of self” as it pertains to understanding our implicit biases, blind spots, and prejudices.

 

Your Role

As an Assistant Teacher, you will be a critical member of our school community, supporting the maintenance of the Montessori prepared environment and reinforcing Montessori’s philosophy of whole child education. Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and repairing curricular materials

  • Maintaining an inventory of classroom materials

  • Supporting with all aspects of the daily routine, including lunch, dishes, nap time, recess, bathroom duties, and classroom laundry

  • Observing children and sharing questions and observations with teacher leaders

  • Initiating growth and change in your own intellectual and professional development; participating in opportunities for professional growth and learning

 

Experience

  • NC Early Childhood Credential (EDU 119) required

  • Previous experience working with children strongly preferred (in a childcare setting or an in-home/nanny setting) 

  • Previous Montessori experience preferred but not required 

 

Mindset

  • Committed to Equity: You are eager to expand access to quality early education for racially and socioeconomically diverse communities; you are ready to engage in anti-bias, anti-racist self-work and community-work

  • Generous: You live with kindness, practice gratitude and lead with love. You seek advice openly and are comfortable working in a non-hierarchical organization.

  • Growth Oriented: You are eager to stretch beyond your current experience, to develop new skills and expertise, and to more fully explore your purpose and potential. 

 

Hours & Benefits 

This is a full-time position with a salary range of $18-22/hour, commensurate with experience. Hawthorn Montessori offers health insurance, PTO and more as well as opportunities for ongoing professional development, and connection to the wider Wildflower community and supports.

 

Learn More

Send a summary of your experience and description of your interests to Jeana Olszewski at jeana.olszewski@wildflowerschools.org. Members of the Global Majority are strongly encouraged to inquire.

 

Hawthorn Montessori does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, creed, religion, sex or gender, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or in any other way based on personal identity markers that do not relate to the capacity of an individual person to carry out the responsibilities of a role.

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Posted June 7, 2024

Hawthorn Montessori School

871 Riverside Drive

Woodfin, NC 28804

Lead Primary Montessori Teacher

 

Are you a Montessori leader with a thirst for social justice and an entrepreneurial drive in North Carolina?  Hawthorn Montessori in Asheville, NC seeks a Lead Montessori teacher to lead our Primary classroom.

 

Who We Are

Hawthorn Montessori is a primary school serving children ages 3-6.  Hawthorn opened in 2019 and serves 30 children. We have a deep commitment to nature and equity and have developed a community of families that share our values.

 

Our Network

Hawthorn Montessori is part of Wildflower Schools, a network of 1-2 room, teacher-led, authentic Montessori learning environments serving children from infancy through high school. The Wildflower model combines time-tested Montessori methods with promising new practices in family partnership, teacher empowerment, and intentional diversity. At Wildflower, we believe that embracing equity is an essential part of our work. We are committed to deeply engaging in what Maria Montessori called “the preparation of self” as it pertains to understanding our implicit biases, blind spots, and prejudices. 

 

Your Role

In collaboration with Katie Anderson, the Head of School, the responsibilities of Lead Teacher include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching

    • Leading the primary classroom, using authentic Montessori methods infused with anti-bias, anti-racist practice

    • Maintaining online student observations, records, and data

    • Participating in professional development as a liberatory Montessori leader and teachers\

  • Family Engagement & Support

    • Communicating with families (meetings, newsletters, family education events)

    • Marketing the school through deep community engagement, social media, and a website presence

 

Experience 

  • At least 2-3 years of Montessori Lead Guide experience

  • Montessori primary credential required

  • School administration experience preferred but not required
     

Mindset

  • Collaborative: You are excited about the idea of collaborating with a small and committed staff

  • Entrepreneurial: You are flexible, open-minded, see opportunity in obstacles, and are energized by using creativity and resourcefulness to create solutions to problems 

  • Committed to Equity: You are eager to expand access to quality early education for racially and socioeconomically diverse communities; you are ready to engage in anti-bias, anti-racist self-work and community-work

  • Generous: You live with kindness, practice gratitude and lead with love. You seek advice openly and are comfortable working in a non-hierarchical organization

  • Growth Oriented: You are eager to stretch beyond your current experience, to develop new skills and expertise, and to more fully explore your purpose and potential 

 

Hours & Benefits 

This is a full-time position with a salary range of $40,000-$50,000 commensurate with experience. Hawthorn Montessori offers health insurance, PTO and more as well as opportunities for ongoing professional development, and connection to the wider Wildflower community and supports.

 

Learn More

Send a summary of your experience and description of your interests to Jeana Olszewski at jeana.olszewski@wildflowerschools.org. Members of the Global Majority are strongly encouraged to inquire.

 

Hawthorn Montessori does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, creed, religion, sex or gender, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or in any other way based on personal identity markers that do not relate to the capacity of an individual person to carry out the responsibilities of a role.

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Posted May 31, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

Lower Elementary Lead Guide

Status: Full-time (Exempt)

Classification: 10-month Faculty

Supervisor: Head of Lower School

Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus in Raleigh

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Position Summary

The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks a Montessori-trained Lower Elementary Lead Guide for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 1, 2024. Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will lead a Lower Elementary classroom and will oversee students 6-9 years of age. The Lower Elementary Lead Guide will challenge each child to reach their fullest potential academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment.

Overview

Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education or a related field

● Montessori Elementary (6-9 or 6-12) Credentials (AMS, AMI or MACTE)

● Minimum five years teaching experience at the Lower Elementary level

● Committed to the mission and core values of MSR which include “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning”

● Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents and other members of the MSR community

● Flexible team player with “can-do” attitude

● Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

● Commitment to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

● Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

● Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

● Prepare and maintain a Montessori environment in which the furnishings and materials are developmentally appropriate and provide academic purpose

● Deliver established Montessori scope and sequence

● Ensure the safety and well-being of students at all times

● Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and with interdisciplinary guides

● Provide a supportive and collaborative partnership with the Assistant Guide by communicating clear expectations of the assistant’s role

● Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and colleagues to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program and Mission

● Partner with Student Support Services to ensure student success and developmental readiness

● Participate in ongoing Professional Development

● Attend all required faculty and team meetings

● Serves as a chaperone on field trips (day and overnight)

● Participates in before-care, after-care, lunch, recess, and/or carline coverage, a as assigned

● Maintain a strong home/school partnership by ensuring consistent, respectful and open lines of communication with parents

● Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy; Meet with parents as requested

● Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

● Participate and help lead Parent Education evening events

● Other duties as assigned by the Head of School and Head of Lower School

Physical Requirements and Work Environment The Lower Elementary Lead Guide can expect to:

● Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

● Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

● Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

● Occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.

● Turn, bend, and reach

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check from current employer (or most recent employer if not currently employed) and background investigation.

To apply The school offers competitive salary and benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Lower Elementary Lead Guide 24/25 - your last name.” No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted May 31, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

Infant Assistant Guide (Part-time)

Status: Part-time (Exempt)

Classification: 10-month Faculty

Supervisor: Associate Head of Lower School for Teaching and Learning

Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus

Hours: Part-time, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Position Summary

The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks a part-time Infant Assistant Guide for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 1, 2024. Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will assist in an Infant (ages six weeks to 15 months) classroom.

Overview

Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School school in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree, preferably in early childhood or related field

● Experience or knowledge of Montessori and/or RIE Philosophy

● Minimum two years teaching experience at the infant level

● Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"

● Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community

● Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude

● Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

● Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

● Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

● Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

● Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times

● Adhere to all health and safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene

● Assist the Montessori lead guide to challenge each child to reach his/her fullest potential academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment

● Support the work of the classroom teacher by assisting in the preparation of activity and project materials, maintaining the inventory of the classroom, supervising classroom

● Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with faculty and administration to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program and mission

● Provide a supportive and collaborative partnership with the classroom lead guide by consistently communicating

● Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process

● Participate in ongoing professional development

● Attend all required faculty and team meetings

● Participate in before-care, after-care, lunch, recess, and/or carline coverage, and parent education nights, as assigned

● Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and with interdisciplinary guides

● Maintain and participate in a home/school partnership by being open to consistent communication

● Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences, as needed; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

● Other duties as assigned by the Head of School, Head of Lower School, and Associate Head of Lower School

Physical Requirements and Work Environment The Infant Assistant Guide can expect to:

● Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

● Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

● Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

● Regularly lift up to 30 lbs.

● Turn, bend, and reach

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer, if not currently employed) and background investigation.

To apply The School offers competitive salary and benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Infant Assistant Guide 24/25 - your last name.” Please indicate your preference for full or part time in your cover letter. No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted May 31, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

Toddler Lead Guide

Status: Full time (Exempt)

Classification: 10-month Faculty

Supervisor: Head of Lower School

Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Position Summary

The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks a Montessori-Trained Toddler Lead Guide for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 1, 2024. Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will lead a Toddler classroom and partner with an assistant guide to oversee a class of students 15 months - 3 years of age . The Toddler Lead Guide will challenge each child to reach their fullest potential academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment.

Overview

Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education or a related field

● Montessori Infant Toddler Credentials (AMS, AMI or MACTE)

● Knowledge of and/or experience with RIE Philosophy

● Minimum five years teaching experience at the Infant level

● Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"

● Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community

● Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude

● Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

● Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

● Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

● Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

● Prepare and maintain a prepared Montessori environment in which the furnishings and materials are developmentally appropriate and provide academic purpose

● Deliver established Montessori scope and sequence

● Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times

● Adhere to all health and safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene

● Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process

● Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and with interdisciplinary guides

● Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and colleagues to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program, mission, and core values

● Provide a supportive and collaborative partnership with the Assistant Guide by communicating clear expectations of the Assistant’s role

● Participate in ongoing Professional Development

● Attend all required faculty and team meetings

● Maintain a strong home/school partnership by ensuring consistent, respectful and open lines of communication with parents

● Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy; Meet with parents as requested

● Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

● Other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Head of Lower School

Physical Requirements and Work Environment The Toddler Lead Guide can expect to:

● Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

● Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

● Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

● Regularly lift up to 30 lbs

● Turn, bend, and reach

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer if not currently employed) and background investigation..

To apply The school offers competitive salary and benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Toddler Lead Guide 24/25- your last name.” No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted May 31, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

Infant Lead Guide

Status: Full time (Exempt)

Classification: 10-month Faculty

Supervisor: Head of Lower School

Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Position Summary

The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks a Montessori-Trained Infant Lead Guide for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 1, 2024. Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will lead an Infant classroom and partner with an assistant guide to oversee a class of students 6 weeks - 15 months of age . The Infant Lead Guide will challenge each child to reach their fullest potential academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment.

Overview

Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education or a related field

● Montessori Infant Toddler Credentials (AMS, AMI or MACTE)

● Knowledge of and/or experience with RIE Philosophy

● Minimum five years teaching experience at the Infant level

● Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"

● Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community

● Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude

● Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

● Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

● Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

● Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards

● Prepare and maintain a prepared Montessori environment in which the furnishings and materials are developmentally appropriate and provide academic purpose

● Deliver established Montessori scope and sequence

● Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times

● Adhere to all health and safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene

● Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process

● Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and with interdisciplinary guides

● Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and colleagues to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program, mission, and core values

● Provide a supportive and collaborative partnership with the Assistant Guide by communicating clear expectations of the Assistant’s role

● Participate in ongoing Professional Development

● Attend all required faculty and team meetings

● Maintain a strong home/school partnership by ensuring consistent, respectful and open lines of communication with parents

● Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy; Meet with parents as requested

● Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

● Other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Head of Lower School

Physical Requirements and Work Environment The Infant Lead Guide can expect to:

● Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

● Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

● Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

● Regularly lift up to 30 lbs

● Turn, bend, and reach

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer if not currently employed) and background investigation..

To apply The school offers competitive salary and benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Infant Lead Guide 24/25- your last name.” No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted May 31, 2024

The Montessori School of Raleigh

7005 Lead Mine Road,

Raleigh, NC 27615

Early Childhood Assistant Guide

Status: Full-time (Exempt)

Classification: 10-month Faculty

Supervisor: Associate Head of Lower School for Teaching and Learning

Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus in Raleigh

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Position Summary

The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks Toddler and Children’s House Assistant Guides for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 1, 2024. Under the general direction of the Head of Lower School, the ideal candidate will assist in a Toddler (ages 15 months to three years) or Children’s House (ages three to six) classroom.

Overview

Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged 6 weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “respect, integrity, community, and love of learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS, Cognia, and the IBO.

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in early childhood or related field

● Montessori credentials preferred (AMI, AMS or MACTE)

● Minimum two years teaching experience at the early childhood level

● Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"

● Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community

● Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude

● Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals

● Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community

● Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

● Adhere to school guidelines and professional standards

● Ensure safety and well-being of students at all times

● Adheres to the MSR Diapering and Toileting best practices policy, ensuring the health, safety, and documentation of students in the process.

● Assist the Montessori lead teacher to challenge each child to reach his/her fullest potential academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment

● Support the work of the classroom teacher by assisting in the preparation of activity and project materials, maintaining the inventory of the classroom, supervising classrooms

● Maintain a supportive and collaborative partnership with faculty and administration to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program and mission

● Provide a supportive and collaborative partnership with the classroom teacher by consistently communicating

● Participate in ongoing professional development

● Attend all required faculty and team meetings

● Participate in before-school care, after-school care, lunch, recess, and/or carline coverage, and parent education nights, as assigned

● Collaborate and participate within a divisional team and interdisciplinary guides

● Maintain and participate in a home/school partnership by being open to consistent communication

● Partner with Student Support Services, which is our student support program, to ensure student success and developmental readiness

● Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences, as needed; use Veracross and Transparent Classroom as directed

● Other duties as assigned by the Head of School, Head of Lower School and Associate Head of Lower School

Physical Requirements and Work Environment Early Childhood Assistant Guides can expect to:

● Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts

● Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment, with periods of time outdoors

● Supervise groups of students and regularly engage with parents, staff, and visitors

● Occasionally lift up to 30 lbs

● Turn, bend, and reach

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check with current employer (or most recent employer, if not currently employed) and background investigation.

To apply The School offers competitive salary and benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line of “Early Childhood Assistant Guide 24/25 - your last name.” No phone calls please.

About Raleigh-Durham The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh-Durham area an ideal place to live.

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Posted May 31, 2024

Sterling Montessori Academy & Charter School

| Children's House Assistant Guide

 

Job description

Job Description: Teacher Assistant

Contracted: 10 month

Reports To: Lead Teacher and Section Director

Purpose: Reinforce lessons and expectations as presented by the lead teacher using the Montessori Method.

Responsibilities:

  • All assistants (General Ed., EC, Specials, and Specialists) will adhere to the Sterling mission, vision, guiding principles, code of ethics and standards of behavior as outlined in the Employee Policies and Procedures Handbook.

  • Assistants shall attend any staff meetings, professional development, trainings, parent workshops, and annual open house outside of standard working hours as requested by the Executive Director.

  • Montessori is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child-physical, social, emotional, and cognitive. When situations or conflicts arise with students, adults act as mediators and provide opportunities for conversations, reflection, and learning. Assistants follow the Positive Discipline model and refer to the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) when needing to implement supplemental or intensive support.

  • Responsible for the welfare and safety of students.

  • With guidance from the lead teacher, maintain classroom routines and expectations to develop and ensure a healthy, safe, clean, orderly, and inviting classroom environment (inside and outside).

  • Follow all sanitation procedures for the school.

  • Report all maintenance requests or damage in classrooms, playgrounds, and campus-wide.

  • Complete Incident/Accident reports when necessary.

  • Respond to email communications (within 48 hours).

  • Responsible for completing mandatory trainings by the state or as requested by the Executive Director.

  • Inform lead teacher with concerns or problems as they relate to relations with school, students, parents, or staff. \

  • Work with students of various abilities, including those with diagnosed learning differences; follow student IEP, 504, EL, Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP), Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA).

  • Participate in all class field trips, including overnights when appropriate to the level, and act in a supervisory capacity. Follow all field trip guidelines as stated in the Employee Handbook (EHB).

  • Respect student confidentiality by not discussing students with anyone other than their families and those faculty and staff members who work with them directly, in accordance with state and federal law.

  • Participate and implement in annual goal setting, evaluation reviews and professional development for career growth. Our work requires being coachable, an ongoing desire to learn, and a sense of egoless-ness.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:

 

  • Monday to Friday

 

Work Location: In person

If interested, we encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to hr@sterlingmontessori.org

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Posted May 24, 2024

Asheville Montessori School
360 Weaverville Road, Asheville, NC 28804

Asheville Montessori School | Primary Lead Teacher

2024/25 School Year

We are currently hiring for the position of primary Lead Teacher for the 2024/25 school year!

We ask that our lead teachers have their Montessori certification through an accreditation recognized by the American Montessori Society.

The pay listed is the starting salary for a first year teacher with their Montessori certification. Teachers with experience can qualify for a larger salary. The work schedule is 7:45-3:45.

Attributes that we look for in all applicants are:

  • Attention to detail

  • Energetic

  • Enthusiastic

  • Willing to face challenges head on

  • Organized

  • Team player

  • Flexible

  • Solid classroom management skills

  • Great communicator (oral and written) with parents and other staff

  • Comfortable with peacefully handling conflict with teachers and other staff

Leads are responsible for maintaining a classroom environment that reflects student interest and sequence

If you are interested in joining a school community focused on traditional Montessori peace education, then please send your resume to ashevillemontessori@gmail.com. We look forward to meeting you!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $35,000.00 per year

Benefits:

 

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Retirement plan

  • Vision insurance

 

Grade school specialties:

 

  • Kindergarten

  • Pre-Kindergarten

 

Schedule:

 

  • Monday to Friday

 

Work setting:

 

  • In-person

  • Private school

 

Ability to Relocate:

 

  • Asheville, NC 28804: Relocate before starting work (Required)

 

Work Location: In person

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Posted May 24, 2024

ACADEMY CAMPUS

3001 Academy Road, Suite 300

Durham, NC 27707

BARBEE CHAPEL CAMPUS

5510 Barbee Chapel Road

Chapel Hill, NC 27517

International Montessori School | Positions for the 2024-2025 School Year

International Montessori School, a language-immersion Montessori serving students from toddlers through upper elementary, has a number of open positions across our organization due to our growth. Our early campus is located in Durham, NC and our elementary campus is in Chapel Hill, NC. We have several positions that require fluency in Spanish, French, or Chinese and several positions for classrooms where English is the language of the classroom. Please visit our website at https://www.imsnc.org/employment for details about the various positions. 

    POSITIONS FOR THE 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR

  • Early Childhood Lead Teacher - Spanish Immersion

  • Early Childhood Co-Teacher - Chinese Immersion

  • Lower Elementary Co-Teacher - Chinese Immersion

  • Lower Elementary English Language Arts Co-Teacher

  • Upper Elementary Co-Teacher

  • Upper Elementary French Teacher - Part-time

  • Upper Elementary Mandarin Teacher - Part-time

  • Founding Adolescent Teacher

  • Elementary Program Coordinator

  • Substitute Teachers

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Posted May 17, 2024

Black Mountain Montessori 

101 Carver Ave, Black Mountain,

NC 28711

Black Mountain Montessori | Stepping Stones Lead Guide

Stepping Stones Lead Guide 

 

ages 2 years 6 months - 3 years 

 

General requirements: 

• Bachelor's Degree or greater

• Montessori Certification for Early Childhood (ages 3-6) OR

• Montessori Certification for Toddler (ages 18m-3)

• 3+ years lead experience in a Montessori classroom (preferred) 

Benefits include: 

• Annual salaried position for consistent pay throughout the school year

• Competitive salaries based on qualifications

• Paid time off, including sick leave

• FICA tax benefits and workers compensation insurance

• Annual bonuses

• Tuition discount

• Ongoing professional development

Send your resume + 3 professional references to office@bmtmont.org

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Posted May 17, 2024

Moore Montessori Community School

255 S. May Street 

Southern Pines, NC 28387

Moore Montessori Community School | Assistant Head of School 

The Assistant Head of School for Moore Montessori Community School works alongside the Head of School to build and sustain an exceptional K-8 school experience that provides all students with a high-quality Montessori education. The Assistant Head of School will hold responsibility for ensuring that all students are provided with the appropriate support and guidance needed to thrive, which includes management of the multi-tiered student support system (MTSS), and oversight of services for students. The Assistant Head of School will observe teachers regularly and provide feedback; operationalize established school policies; direct and oversee equity practices and policies; and work with other members of the leadership team to plan and lead school-wide professional development. The essential job functions span three areas, which include Student Support, Leadership Team, and Operations.

Full job description here. Interested applicants may send a cover letter and resume to info@mooremontessori.org.

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Posted May 10, 2024

Sterling Montessori Academy & Charter School | Extended School Year (ESY) Teacher | Director of Lower Elementary | MS Math Teacher | Middle School Associate Teacher (Full-Time) | Upper Elementary Lead Guide | Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher | Exceptional Children Program Assistant (ECPA) | Lower Elementary Assistant Guide | Part-Time Aftercare Teacher | Substitute Teachers

 

Sterling is a public charter Montessori program located in Morrisville, North Carolina. We are a smart, curious, hard-working group of over 100+ staff eager to welcome you onto our team. We serve a diverse and dynamic group of students and families from all over central North Carolina.

Our 775 students are a joyful, engaged, and heartfelt group of diverse young people. They care about doing work well and strive each and every day to learn all that the universe has to teach them. They work in partnership with their guides to build a strong community of learners who serve their community with kindness, curiosity, and an open heart.

Finally, our exceptionally diverse staff and student body is representative of the global community, including more than 20 first languages other than English. All future or potential employees must be committed to growing in a school environment that is committed to anti-bias/anti-racism values and practices with a vision to create more equitable communities through education. You must also be deeply committed to creating an inclusive learning environment for all, honoring the full diversity of age, race, religion, gender expression, sexual orientation, ability, and ethnicity present in our world.

Check us out! Apply today! We can’t wait to welcome you home.

Sterling Montessori welcomes employment inquiries at any time during the year. In general, most interviewing and hiring for faculty positions occurs in the winter/spring; however, we will accept resumes throughout the year. Below are job descriptions for positions we are always interested in reviewing:

Extended School Year (ESY) Teacher

 

Director of Lower Elementary

MS Math Teacher

Middle School Associate Teacher (Full-Time)

Upper Elementary Lead Guide

Exceptional Children Program Assistant (ECPA)

Lower Elementary Assistant Guide

Part-Time Aftercare Teacher

Substitute Teachers

If interested, we encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to hr@sterlingmontessori.org.

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Posted May 08, 2024

Greensboro Montessori School | Primary Assistant |

Lower Elementary Lead | Upper Elementary Lead

We are a 50-year old, 275-student, toddler through Junior High, triply accredited (AMS, SAIS, Cognia) school that is experiencing some organic growth and is adding to our team for the 2024 - 2025 school year. With a very committed faculty team, supportive parents, an upcoming master campus plan and campaign, a 40-acre environmental education satellite campus, competitive salaries, signing bonuses, and a low cost of living in the area, it is a great time to consider joining our team.

We are seeking:

A Primary Assistant

A Lower Elementary Lead

An Upper Elementary Lead

Instructions on how to apply are in the job posts, or you can contact director of human resources, Ashley Daniels, at HR@gms.org with any questions.

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Posted May 06, 2024

2651 Pilgrim Court
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Salem Montessori School | Classroom Assistant

Salem Montessori School began almost 25 years ago when founder Julie Smith wanted to create a Montessori learning environment for her children in partnership with other interested parents. From modest beginnings in Julie’s home basement in 1998, to church buildings, and a children’s museum in between, Salem Montessori School opened a new, purpose built space in the fall of 2023. From one classroom, Salem Montessori School has grown to offer three toddler classrooms, two children’s house classrooms, a kindergarten classroom, and two lower elementary classrooms. 

About Winston-Salem:  Winston-Salem is a thriving, medium sized city in North Carolina’s Piedmont region.  Known as the “City of Arts and Innovation,” Winston is home to four colleges and universities, a vibrant arts scene and close proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway and North Carolina’s scenic Blue Ridge Mountains.  With a low cost of living, friendly vibe, and abundant green spaces, Winston-Salem is a great place to live and raise a family.

 

Compensation: Salem Montessori offers a competitive salary and compensation package which includes health benefits (full time only), retirement plan, tuition discounts for staff children, professional development opportunities and more.  

Please fill out this form if you are interested in being a classroom assistant.

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Posted May 03, 2024

Wilmington NC 28403




Mission

At Peace Rose Montessori we strive to…
-educate the whole child and follow the individual child
-create unity between the home and school environment
-explore and build appreciation for the arts and natural world
-build confident and compassionate, culturally engaging, life-long learners
- instill personal responsibility, critical thinking, respect for others and the environment, resilience
- develop a passion for learning that will last a lifetime
-and create a peaceful social community
At the core of its mission, Peace Rose is striving to create global citizens who are compassionate, empathetic, and unprejudiced. In all of our programs we emphasize lessons that are anti-racist, LGBTQIA+ inclusive, and teach cultural competency. We use developmentally appropriate books, lessons, and tools to teach these lessons to children of all ages.

Job Description
- Serve as the lead teacher in an Upper Elementary classroom of 15-25 students aged 9-12
- Use leadership skills, classroom management, team collaboration, and lesson planning to lead each student through their school year
- Provide lessons and work with Whole Child and Social Emotional Learning
- Help coordinate transitions and communications with special teachers
- Guide the academic and social development of students in accordance with AMS Montessori standards and Peace Rose curriculum within the three year cycle and course of study
- Create connections to engage students in the larger community through field trips, expert research, volunteerism, and local exploration
- Guide parents through parent-teacher conferences twice a year and provide progress reports twice a year and transcripts for students 5th grade and up
- Track student progress, take and upload photographs, create progress reports, and communicate with parents via Transparent Classroom
- Communicate with parents and teacher teams via email, google suite, slack, and other web based applications
- Occasionally transport students in a 15 passenger van

Job Requirements
- Upper Elementary Montessori Credential from a MACTE accredited program OR teachers who are currently in the process of receiving their Montessori credential from a MACTE accredited training program
- Experience working in an Upper Elementary Montessori classroom
- Bachelor’s Degree - Ability to transport students in a 15 passenger van - Onsite training - CPR certification
- Clear background check

Pay and Benefits
In an effort to be transparent our staff salaries are determined by a salary bracket that encourages training, education, and longevity with the school. Peace Rose Staff Salary Bracket 24/25. Salaries are paid on a 10 month contract from September-June.

Full time teachers receive four weeks of time off during school closures plus an additional 82 hours of PTO. A full summary of benefits will be shared with teachers who are invited to interview.

Interview Process
To interview for this position, please send your resume, three professional references, a copy of your MACTE teacher certification or proof of school enrollment to office@peacerose.org.

Candidates will be invited to join an initial interview via Zoom. Following this first interview, we will invite qualified candidates to join for further in person interviews and classroom observations.

Peace Rose Montessori | Upper Elementary Lead Teacher

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Posted May 03, 2024

117 Tom Wilkinson Rd

Durham, NC 27712

Durham Public School | Montessori Teachers

 

Durham Public Schools is seeking Montessori Teachers!

• Durham, NC is a vibrant and diverse small city and surrounding community

• Home to both Duke University and North Carolina Central University with 51% of residents with at least 4 year college degree

• DPS is a progressive and innovative public school district filled with passionate and inspiring educators

 

Incentives for teachers in DPS

• Local supplements from $6,450-$11,100 for certified teachers

• Outstanding BENEFITS: health insurance, retirement, paid leave, employee assistance program

 

Teaching in DPS

• A district that proves new and current staff with resources and professional development to MAKE A DIFFERENCE

• A district that supports teachers with social-emotional and WELLNESS resources

• A district that weaves EQUITY into everything we do

• A community that believes in the POWER and PURPOSE of strong public schools

 

Montessori Programming in DPS

• DPS has 30-year history of providing quality, awarding winning public Montessori elementary and middle schools. We are expanding our programming and need staff with Montessori experience, Montessori certification, or those willing to complete training

• For eligible positions, full Montessori training leading to certification is provided for free

• Some positions are eligible for a $5,000 extra duty contract for time spent in Montessori training

• Support programs are available for qualifying individuals seeking teacher licensure

Contact Durham Public Schools:
Rita_Rathbone@dpsnc.net

Kimberly_Hager@dpsnc.net

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Posted May 03, 2024

Willow Oak Montessori: A Public Charter School |

Director Of Elementary Programs

 

Description:

As a collaborative member of the Willow Oak Montessori leadership team, the Director of
Elementary Programs will oversee the flow and implementation of the scope and sequence in the instructional
programs at the elementary level. They will facilitate the ongoing development and alignment of the
Montessori elementary programs with the NC Standard Course of Study. They will meet regularly with our
testing coordinator to determine areas of improvement and professional development needed for teachers.
They will attend training to be a Montessori Coach and conduct regular observations of the classrooms. They
will support an authentic Montessori Elementary Program and Pedagogy. The Program Director will keep
current on best practices used in established and successful Public Montessori elementary programs.
Classification: Administrative and Instructional Support


Contract Type: Full-time


Contract Term: 11 months


Position Reports To: Head of School


Requirements:
● Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
● Valid Elementary Montessori certificate(s) for 6-12 from a MACTE-accredited training program ●
Classroom experience across the full 6-12 plane of development


Preferred:
● Valid North Carolina Administrator and/or Teacher license
● Experience teaching in 6-9 and 9-12 elementary classrooms for a full three-year cycle minimum each
● Master’s Degree in education


Responsibilities:
● Create a communication and education plan, including family partnerships, that is specific to the
unique needs of the elementary program.
● Assist and approve educational field trips that align with elementary studies and focus. ● In
collaboration with the other members of the Leadership Team, manage the Elementary Program’s
schedules, supply orders, and PTOs.
● Organize and lead regular at-level meetings.
● Act as the first point of contact for family and disciplinary concerns in the Elementary Program. ●
Implement, oversee, and regularly review operational systems created for the Elementary program,
including arrival and departure, transitions, communication, work cycle, circle etc.. ● Regularly report
progress and needs to the Leadership Team.
● Meet regularly with the HOS to support the development of the Elementary Teaching Team and the
program.
● Support the school leadership team to ensure MTSS processes, protocols, plans are implemented with

fidelity and meet the needs of students.


Professionalism:
● Demonstrate and model respect for diverse cultures, family structures, and religious beliefs.
● Maintain a professional attitude toward students, families, faculty, and the community at all
times.
● Strive to be a desirable example for students in attitude, action, speech, and dress.
● Attend faculty meetings as a member of the leadership team.
● Maintain confidentiality regarding all children, families, faculty, and the school as stated in the
Willow Oak Montessori Confidentiality Agreement.
● Comply with all policies and procedures included in the Personnel Handbook, Student
Handbook, and any other policies and procedures that may be adopted by the Willow Oak
Montessori Charter School Board of Directors.
● Abide by the American Montessori Society Code of Ethics and the Code of Ethics for North
Carolina Educators.
● Engage in a continuing education program of study.

Posted May 03, 2024

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Willow Oak Montessori: A Public Charter School |

Montessori Lower Elementary Teacher

Description:

Willow Oak Montessori is a collaborative community of professionals passionate
about engaging every child in an inspirational and equitable individualized learning journey.
The Elementary Teacher works closely in partnership with a classroom colleague to prepare a
peaceful Montessori learning environment for their students. They will help ensure that each
student is being effectively guided through the Montessori lessons in the elementary classroom
in alignment with the North Carolina State Standards. In doing so, the Teacher will consider
and respond to each student’s interests and readiness, using a variety of hands-on materials to
appeal to the senses of all types of learners, scaffolding lessons within and across content areas
and grade levels. The Teacher will exhibit a positive, optimistic attitude; treat all students in a
fair and equitable manner; and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and the
community. They will embrace diversity, create a learning environment that fosters respectful
interactions with peers and adults from all cultures and belief systems, and prepare students to
become independent and responsible global citizens.


Classification: Instructional


Contract Type and Term: Full-Time, 10 months


Position Reports To: Head of School


Requirements:
● Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
● Elementary Montessori credential from a MACTE-accredited training program
Strongly Preferred:
● NC K-6 Elementary Education Teacher License

Preferred:
● 3-5 years of experience teaching in a Montessori elementary program


Responsibilities:
Instruction
● Prepare and maintain an aesthetically-pleasing Montessori learning environment that
fosters independence
● Assess and monitor the timely progression of each student through the lessons in the
classroom over the course of each school year and the three-grade cycle.
● Meet with students and parent(s)/guardian(s) at the beginning of each school year to
assess, develop and document individual academic goals as needed.
● Provide students with lessons according to their ability, readiness and achievement,
rather than their age exclusively.

● Meet with students on a weekly basis to review student goals and progress, assess
individual work plans, and develop new goals as needed.
● Document the variety of work, quality of work, skills practiced, skills mastered, lessons
received, and lessons needed in student work plans.
● Work collaboratively with members of our Diverse Learning Community Team to
ensure that students at risk or with special needs are accepted, respected, and served
equitably in the least restrictive environment possible.


Parent Relations
● Establish effective working relationships with all students and their families, paying
particular attention to the barriers that students and families from traditionally
disempowered populations face in fully participating in our community.
● Maintain regular communication with parents through email, classroom newsletters,
semi-annual parent conferences, and phone calls.
● Respond to communications from parents within 24 business hours.
● Participate in the planning and delivery of parent education events as requested by the
Head of School.


Professionalism
● Collaborate with colleagues to mentor and support one another to improve teacher
effectiveness and equitable student outcomes.
● Maintain a professional attitude toward students, parents, faculty, and the community at
all times.
● Strive to be a desirable example for students in attitude, action, speech, and dress.
● Maintain confidentiality regarding all children, families, faculty, and the school as
stated in the Willow Oak Montessori Confidentiality Agreement.
● Comply with all policies and procedures included in the Personnel Handbook, Student
Handbook, and any other policies and procedures that may be adopted by the Willow
Oak Montessori Charter School Board of Directors.
● Abide by the American Montessori Society Code of Ethics and the Code of Ethics for
North Carolina Educators.
● Engage in a continuing education program of study and a coaching model of
self-reflective practice.
● Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law and school policy.
● Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials,
and facilities throughout the school day.
● Attend faculty meetings and perform other tasks/responsibilities that may be assigned
by the Head of School.

Posted May 03, 2024

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Willow Oak Montessori: A Public Charter School |

Adolescent Math Teacher (Middle School) 

 

Description:

The adolescent teacher is passionate about working with and empowering adolescents. The adolescent math teacher will be a part of a closely collaborative team of guides in a program rooted in the pedagogy of Montessori Adolescence. The math guide will:

● Develop & maintain an inspired learning community by;

○ guiding their students to explore math concepts;

○ support other aspects of students’ lives by being an advisor & leading community meetings

○ offer other courses as needed, such as culinary arts or production & exchange.

● Hold optimism for everyone’s potential & provide a variety of experiences to appeal to a deeper drive for all learners to succeed.

● Bring a high level of emotional intelligence to the team in being able to relate, communicate & effectively plan their time & interactions with all community members

● Embrace diversity in all its forms, create a learning environment that fosters respectful interactions with peers and adults from all cultures and belief systems

● Model curiosity & adaptability for students to prepare students to become independent, adaptable & responsible global citizens. Classification: Instructional Contract type: Full-Time Contract term: 10 months Position reports to: Head of School

Requirements:

● Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

● Willing to obtain NC licensure within 3 years

Preferred:

● NC middle grade math professional educator license(s)

● Montessori credential from a MACTE-accredited training program, ideally Secondary 1 (ages 12-15)

● Experience teaching in a Montessori setting, ideally Adolescent level

Responsibilities:

● Adopt and implement an Adolescent curriculum guide that includes the mathematics NC Standard Course of Study, as well as support students in Montessori key experiences such as Production & Exchange, Service Projects, and other age-appropriate Practical Life Skills.

● Assess and monitor the timely progression of each student through the lessons in the classroom over the course of each school year.

Meet with students on a regular basis to review student goals and progress, assess individual work plans, and develop new goals as needed.

● Prepare and maintain a clean and aesthetically-pleasing Montessori learning environment.

● Work collaboratively with members of the diverse learning community team to ensure that students at risk and with special needs are served in the least restrictive environment.

● Collaborate with students to develop a set of classroom agreements for a peaceful and productive classroom, which students and teachers will use and revise as needed.

● Demonstrate awareness and acceptance of diverse cultures, family structures, and religious beliefs.

● Maintain accurate, complete, and organized records.

● Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities throughout the school day.

● Attend weekly faculty and team meetings.

● Plan and execute community events including evening student presentations and overnight camping/field trips.

Parent relations

● Establish effective working relationships with students, families, and the community.

● Maintain regular communication with parents through email, classroom newsletters, semi-annual parent conferences, and phone calls.

● Respond to communications from parents within 24 hours.

● Participate in the planning and delivery of parent education events.

Professionalism

● Collaborate with colleagues to mentor and support one another to improve teacher effectiveness and student performance.

● Maintain a professional attitude toward students, parents, faculty, and the community.

● Maintain confidentiality regarding all children, families, faculty, and the school as stated in the Willow Oak Montessori confidentiality agreement.

● Comply with all policies and procedures included in the personnel handbook, student handbook, and any other policies and procedures that may be adopted by the Willow Oak Montessori Charter School Board of Directors.

● Abide by the American Montessori Society code of ethics and the code of ethics for North Carolina educators.

● Engage in a continuing education program of study and Montessori Coaching School-Wide Model.

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Posted May 03, 2024

Erwin Montessori Elementary School | Multiple Positions Available 

Erwin Montessori is only one of two public magnet schools in the Guilford County School System. We have been serving the Greensboro community since 2002. The Montessori approach and philosophy are threaded throughout our entire program. At Erwin, we promote independent learning through structured and self-directed activities that develop productive citizens prepared for college and the world of work. We are looking to hire passionate Montessorians who are willing to work collaboratively to help each child reach their full potential.

We are interested in hiring for the following positions:

  • Lower Elementary Lead Teacher (6-8 Years Old)

  • Primary and Lower Elementary Teacher Assistant

Are you interested in applying? Complete the application process here and send resumes to Karla Massey at masseyk@gcsnc.com

To learn more about the school, visit https://www.gcsnc.com/erwin_montessori

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Posted April 29, 2024

 

Charlotte Preparatory School 

Early School Montessori Primary Lead Teacher

 

Description 

Overview

Early School teachers maintain a learning environment consistent with the Montessori philosophy and that supports the Charlotte Preparatory School mission statement and upholds the Four Pillars of Leadership: Respect, Integrity, Perseverance, and Courage. The Lead Teacher instructs children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth in a developmentally appropriate manner by performing the following duties. This is a full-time, 10-month position.

Charlotte Preparatory School is committed to sustaining a professional, inclusive, and collaborative environment where diversity in thought and culture is welcomed. The School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from candidates who reflect such diversity.

 Areas of Responsibility

  • Abide by all guidelines outlined in the school’s handbooks, policies, rules, and regulations, as adopted.

  • Attend professional seminars and development programs as the school shall request from time to time, specific to Montessori philosophy when possible. Acquire professional growth hours as required by your position. Maintain certification in CPR and First Aid at all times.

  • Conduct all classes and other educational activities in accordance with the methods and principles of education as outlined in the Montessori curriculum. 

  • Provide a “prepared environment” using natural materials exclusive to Montessori schools and designed to provide stimuli to the unique periods of the child’s learning, in accordance with the sequence of the Montessori lessons/materials in all areas of the classroom.

  • Model and teach “grace and courtesy” in the classroom and throughout the school community.

  • Design lessons/materials that introduce one concrete skill and/or abstract concept, are self-correcting, and foster the development of concentration, self-discipline, and an understanding of the world around them.

  • Be present during the times scheduled for educational activities, teacher in-service and workdays, parent education nights, school social functions, admissions open houses, and other community events as requested or required. 

  • Foster productive dialogue with parents of students that will support the teacher’s efforts within the home. Communicate with parents through conferences, phone calls, and emails to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.

  • Complete such student and other records and reports as the school may require, and maintain current observational records of the children’s work and progress.

  • Keep the classroom, equipment and materials in good order and condition and make recommendations to the Head of Early School regarding material needs for the classrooms.

  • Ensure the cleanliness of the classroom: daily cleaning of table tops/surfaces; weekly dusting of shelves/bookcases; disinfecting work daily; reporting to the custodian and Head of Early School in the event of daily cleaning needs not being met (i.e. vacuuming, mopping, bathrooms, etc.)

  • Clean and refresh the Montessori “prepared environment” on a regular basis, rotating in new materials based on the needs of the children in the classroom.

  • Interview prospective students prior to acceptance (Meet and Greet); participate generally in student recruitment activities, and facilitate and cooperate with efforts to allow prospective parents to observe the classrooms. 

  • Promote and participate in cross-divisional activities in an effort to strengthen attrition to Lower School.

  • Work with Early School team to plan and prepare community-building activities, such as cultural celebrations and parent-education events.

  • Participate in grade-level, divisional, and full-faculty meetings and serve on faculty committees.

  • Present a positive image of CPS to the outside community, including social networking sites. 

Professional Qualifications Requirements   

  • Certification in Montessori Primary (AMI or AMS) Early Childhood through a MACTE-accredited program required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and/or Education-related field

  • Classroom teaching experience in a Montessori Early Childhood required 

  • Teaching experience in elementary grades is a plus, but not required

Personal Characteristics

  • Team orientation – able to work effectively with other members of the school administrative team, other faculty members, parents, students, and other school/Montessori community colleagues. Sees the school as an entire entity, rather than an isolated Early School division.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills with high levels of attention to detail

  • Positive, enthusiastic, and warm personality

  • Strong work ethic, proactive, and success-oriented

  • Demonstrates patience and respect for small children and their natural development as inherent throughout the teachings and philosophy of Maria Montessori 

SUPERVISION

Reports directly to the Head of Early School

Please direct resume, cover letter, and references to Mrs. Sharon Vanella, Head of Early School; svanella@charlotteprep.org.

Charlotte Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, or any other legally protected classification applicable to Charlotte Preparatory School in administration of its educational policies, employment policies, admissions policies, financial aid, athletic and other school-administered programs. Candidates from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Posted April 12, 2024

Moore Montessori Community School
255 S. May Street
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Moore Montessori Community School | 

Lower Elementary Lead Teacher

Position for the 2024-25 Academic School Year

About Moore Montessori Community School (MMCS)

At MMCS, our goal is to prepare students for lives of joy and purpose in the 21st century. We believe every child is capable of building strong academic foundations, dynamic social-emotional skills, and trust in their own abilities. As a public charter school on a 12-acre campus in Southern Pines, North Carolina, MMCS is able to implement an authentic Montessori education model within a public setting for its diverse students. 

Lower Elementary Guide Description

An avid learner, skilled communicator, and enthusiastic classroom presence, the Lower Elementary Guide leads a 6-9 year old mixed-age learning community using the Montessori method in the prepared classroom. Guides also ensure that students are meeting North Carolina Standards within the Montessori framework. Elementary guides meet weekly with Instructional Coach for ongoing support and coaching. MMCS also provides time for educators to meet in Professional Learning Communities each Friday from 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree 

  • AMI/AMS diploma in related age group or willingness to complete in-house summer training program (stipend included) 

  • Classroom experience in public school and/or Montessori environment preferred

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary offer is commensurate with professional experience 

  • Relocation bonus 

  • Priority enrollment for staff children 

  • Participate in the North Carolina State Teacher Health Insurance Plan & Retirement Program 

  •  Paid Time Off 

  • Bottomless tea & coffee!

Application Process

Interested applicants may send a resume to Katherine.rucker@mooremontessori.org. After we receive your resume, we will contact you to schedule a brief introductory phone call with a school administrator to determine scheduling the formal interview process.

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