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Located on two beautiful campuses of approximately 15 acres, Winston-Salem Montessori School serves students 18 months through 9th grade. With almost 50 years of service to children and families, WSM is a school and employer of choice.  We offer competitive compensation and an exceptional workplace environment committed to collaboration, community and professional growth. To learn more about our school, visit our website at www.wsMontessori.org.

Current Employment Opportunities

 

WSM has several active searches for positions for the 2021-22 School Year. Ideal candidates will be seasoned professionals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, willing to partner with parents and collaborate with a dedicated educational team to provide a nurturing authentic Montessori program for students. Appropriate Montessori Certifications required for all lead guide positions.  

 

All interested candidates should send a resume, along with references and letter of interest to Jonathan Churn, Head of School, at Employment@wsMontessori.org. Please use Employment Opportunity as the subject line.

 

Toddler Lead Guide to lead an established half-day Toddler class of 12 students with an assistant guide.

 

Primary Lead Guide to lead an established full-day primary/Children’s House class of 20-25 students with a full-time assistant guide. 

 

Adolescent Lead Guide to lead the Mathematics curriculum and join a team of three lead guides to support and direct the students’ academic, social/emotional, and physical development in a prepared land-based Montessori Adolescent environment.  

 

Assistant Guides to serve as vital resources to lead guides in support of establishing and maintaining prepared nurturing environments that support the developmental needs of the children. 

 

Substitutes to provide an invaluable service to our program.  Substituting is a wonderful introduction to our community and provides a good deal of flexibility. All substitutes are provided a training/orientation and ongoing professional support.  

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MMCS Seeks Lower Elementary Guide for School Year 2021/22

Moore Montessori Community School (MMCS) is seeking trained Primary and Elementary  Montessori Guides to open new classrooms as part of a planned school expansion as we move to  our new permanent home: a historic 12-acre public school campus in downtown Southern Pines,  NC.  

 

About Moore Montessori Community School 

At MMCS, we believe every child is capable of building a strong academic foundation, dynamic  social-emotional skills, and a trust in his or her own abilities. The goal is to prepare our students  for lives of joy and purpose in the 21st century.  

Located in Southern Pines, NC, MMCS is the first and only public Montessori school in the region. As  a public charter school, MMCS is able to implement an authentic Montessori education model  within a public setting for our diverse students. MMCS is inspired by Dr. Angeline Lillard’s recent  seminal study proving that Montessori equalizes and elevates academic and social-emotional  outcomes for children from various socioeconomic backgrounds.  

 

Lower Elementary Guide 

Guide will lead mixed-age learning communities using the Montessori method in fully-equipped  classrooms. MMCS staff includes a Montessori-trained administrator, a Montessori trained  instructional coach, and a highly-effective student support team.  

Some of our school priorities include cultivating a love of learning among students; reflective  teaching practices; supporting positive guidance; connecting children to nature; and implementing  gracious community lunches and an active going-out program.  

 

Ideal Candidate  

❖ Believes that each child has unique human potential and gifts to offer the world

❖ Passionate about the value of public Montessori as a means of social justice

❖ Demonstrates flexibility, initiative and a growth mindset, along with willingness to contribute to our team of public Montessori educators

 

Requirements 

❖ Bachelor’s degree 

❖ AMI/AMS diploma in related age group 

❖ Previous classroom experience* 

❖ North Carolina teaching license or willingness to complete lateral entry license process as employee of MMCS* 

*Preferred 

 

Benefits 

❖ Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package 

❖ Mission-driven work 

❖ Family-friendly work environment and priority enrollment for staff children ❖ Professional development opportunities throughout the year 

❖ Bottomless tea & coffee! 

 

 

About Moore County, NC 

High quality of life, affordable living. 

 

Vibrant Downtown Culture 

 

Charming, walkable downtown with parks, outdoor concerts, independent movie theater, library, yoga, dance and crossfit studios. Locally-owned shops along Broad Street include: fine foods and cheese shops, bicycle shop, knitting and yarn shop, book store, ice cream parlor, outdoor store, and clothing boutiques alongside cafes, pubs and restaurants. 

 

Local Foods, Arts & Crafts and Recreation 

The many farms around Moore County offer fresh produce at local markets. The area is home to the largest community of potters in the United States (great for going-out!). Live music abounds: weekly bluegrass sessions at the Music Barn are known state-wide. Moore County also has an abundance of recreation options, including horseback riding, hiking through old-growth longleaf pine forests, tennis and golfing. 

 

Central Location 

The state capital of Raleigh is an hour away, as is Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The Blue Ridge Mountains are a few hours’ drive west and the beaches of NC just a few hours east. 

 

Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to Katherine Rucker at Katherine.rucker@mooremontessori.org

Katherine Rucker 

Head of School 

910-636-1325 

Moore Montessori Community School 

www.mooremontessori.org

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Full-time Children’s House Lead Teacher

 

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School in Morrisville, NC. is seeking a Children’s House Lead Teacher for the 2021/2022 school year.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, philosophy, and guiding principles of Sterling Montessori

  • Able to prepare a differentiated, nurturing Montessori learning environment. 

  • Understands the development of young children and how it applies in a Montessori classroom.

  • Understands the importance of differentiation of instruction, support methods for students with or without special learning needs.

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

  • Has strong oral and written communication skills.

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

  • Is able to develop strong partnerships with parents, colleagues and administration.

  • Lead parent-teacher conferences.

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

 

Qualifications:

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

  • State License (or willing to pursue NC licensure) 

  • AMS/AMI Primary Montessori Certification 

  • Experience working with 3-6 year old children 

  • Experience working in a Montessori Setting (preferred)

 

Email resume and references to Josie Spreher at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org

Children’s House Assistant 

 

Job Type: Full-time beginning Fall 2021

 

Sterling Montessori is seeking a qualified Primary Children's House Assistant who is dedicated to the vision and mission of the school.

 

We are looking for a motivated individual with Montessori experience working with students ages 3 to 6, or a person who has the desire to learn the Montessori Method. Candidates must be willing to work under the guidance of a Montessori Lead Teacher to help carry out the developmental and learning goals of the Montessori program. They must be able to build genuine and respectful relationships with each child and family, maintain a positive and professional attitude, and implement strong classroom management skills.

 

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

 

  • 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. 

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

  • Willing to work with, and adapt to the needs of students with a variety of learning styles

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

  • Has strong oral communication skills

  • Is open to participating in ongoing professional development

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Two years of college preferred

  • Experience working with children ages 3 to 6

  • Experience working in a Montessori setting (preferred)

 

 For consideration for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to fmasterson@sterlingmontessori.org

Lower Elementary Assistant 

 

Job Type: Full-time beginning Fall 2021

 

Sterling Montessori is seeking a Lower Elementary Assistant who is dedicated to the vision and mission of the school. We are looking for a motivated individual willing to work under the guidance of a Montessori Lead Teacher to help carry out the developmental and learning goals of the Montessori program. They must be able to build genuine and respectful relationships with each child and family, maintain a positive, professional attitude and implement strong classroom management skills.

 

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

 

  • 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. 

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

  • Willing to work with, and adapt to the needs of students with a variety of learning styles

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

  • Has strong oral communication skills

  • Is open to participating in ongoing professional development


 

Qualifications:

  • Two years of college preferred

  • Experience working with children ages 6-9

  • Experience working in a Montessori setting (preferred)

 

If interested, email resume and references to Liz Macaulay at lmacaulay@sterlingmontessori.org

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Willow Oak Montessori Seeks Qualified Professional for the 2021/22 School Year

 

Willow Oak Montessori resides on a newly built campus in quaint and quickly-growing Pittsboro, North Carolina. Each of our learning environments has direct access to an outdoor classroom extension. We are a combined private Children’s House and Public Charter School that serves slightly fewer than 300 students, 3 years old through 8th grade. We offer competitive compensation and an exceptional workplace environment. As we strive to deliver an authentic Montessori experience, our school’s values are individual growth, interdependence, peaceful cooperation, and respectful care. We work hard to live them daily. To learn more about our school, visit our website here.

 

Current Employment Opportunities:

Willow Oak Montessori has several upcoming positions for the 2021-22 School Year. Ideal candidates will be seasoned professionals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, willing to partner with parents and collaborate with a dedicated educational team to provide a nurturing authentic Montessori program for students. Appropriate Montessori Certifications required for all lead guide positions. North Carolina Teaching Licenses or the willingness to complete the residency license process are also desired. We will consider all applicants, with particular regard for those who have experienced oppression, discrimination, or other adversity in their lives who are willing to bring insights from those experiences to our team.

 

Adolescent Community Lead Teacher to join a team of three co-teachers to support and direct the students’ academic, social/emotional, and physical development in a prepared Montessori Adolescent community. We have a special interest in candidates drawn to Curriculum Development.

 

Lower Elementary Assistant Teacher to serve as crucial support to lead teachers in establishing and maintaining prepared environments that support the developmental needs of the students.

 

Exceptional Children Teacher to deliver IEP services and partner with classroom-based Montessori educators as part of the Diverse Learning Community Support Team. (EC Teaching License required)

 

Occupational Therapist to join the Diverse Learning Community Support Team in meeting the needs of the student community at large.

 

Substitutes to support our Learning Communities. Certifications or License not required. Applicants new to the Montessori education community are welcome.

 

All interested candidates can access the full job descriptions on our website. They should complete an application linked here and submit it along with a resume, to Catherine Oudjit, Head of School, at careers@willowoakmontessori.org