Full Time Upper Elementary Teacher

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School is seeking an Upper Elementary Lead Teacher.

Job Type: Full-time


Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

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

  • Able to prepare and implement a nurturing Montessori learning environment

  • 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 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 open to participating in ongoing professional development

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

  • Can lead parent-teacher conferences

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

  • Participate and help lead parent education events

  • Willing to attend overnight outdoor educational experiences with students



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

  • State License (or willing to pursue NC licensure)

  • MACTE approved Montessori Upper Elementary Credentials

  • Experience working with children ages 9-12

  • Experience working in a Montessori setting (preferred)


E-mail resume and references to Josie Spreher

School Director

An authentic Montessori school near Raleigh, NC is seeking a new school Director. Our school serves children aged 18 months through 6 years and has a strong Spanish language component. We are seeking a dynamic, engaging, and caring new Director for our Montessori school who will be able to mentor existing teachers as well as strengthen the school community. Being able to perform parent education is an important skill of this job.


The candidate must hold certification in Infant/Toddler or Early Childhood Education from a MACTE approved training program, possess leadership experience, and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Applicants will need to have an approach that is positive and energetic towards staff, students and parents, while being able to remain calm in a crisis or when faced with parent anxieties.


Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the educational program and ensuring quality

  • Planning the summer camp program

  • Work with the business manager to manage finances and marketing

  • Work with the assistant director and accountants to ensure billing is correct

  • Ensure that the school is fully compliant with all regulations including maintaining NC Child Care requirements

  • Staff development

  • Parent engagement and education

  • Facilities management.


Position requirements:

  • Infant/Toddler or Early Childhood Montessori credentials from MACTE program

  • Minimum 5 years classroom experience

  • Minimum 2 years administrative experience

  • Familiarity with NC Child Care regulations and procedures are a plus


If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to

Montessori Elementary School Principal

Valid NC administrator license required - Asheville Primary School




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