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Posted September 3rd, 2022:

Half Day Lead Teacher

Are you a Montessori primary teacher in Western North Carolina? Hawthorn Montessori School in

Asheville, NC seeks a Montessori Primary Guide to lead a Half-Day Classroom using ABAR (anti-bias

and anti-racism) principles. We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher, with a strength in multi-tasking,

who would run a 10 child, half day, preschool classroom without an assistant. This position would begin in

January 2023.

Who We Are:

Hawthorn Montessori School is a Montessori Primary school serving children ages 3-6 in Asheville, NC.

Hawthorn opened in 2019 and serves 30 children. Hawthorn is part of Wildflower Schools, a network of

1-2 room, teacher-founded, authentic Montessori learning environments serving children from infancy

through high school around the country. 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:

● Teaching

○ Teaching children ages 3-5 using authentic Montessori methods infused with anti-bias,

anti-racist practice

○ Maintaining online student observations, records, and data

○ Participating in professional development as liberatory Montessori teachers

● Family Engagement & Support

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

○ Marketing the school through deep community engagement, and social media presence

Experience:

● Montessori 3-6 credential required

● Montessori Lead Guide experience

Hours & Benefits

This is a part-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience, ranging from $20,000- $30,000 a

year. Health and dental insurance options available. Hawthorn Montessori offers opportunities for ongoing

professional development, and connection to the wider Wildflower community and supports.

 

Learn More

Send a resume to Tori Litz at Tori@hawthornmontessori.org.

 

Members of the Global Majority and native Spanish speakers 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 August 4, 2022:

Bandwidth is hiring a Child Development Center Director

The Child Development Center Director will lead Bandwidth’s efforts to develop and implement our first, on-site Child Development Center (CDC) that will provide a best-in-class educational environment for children of Bandwidth employees and will serve as an important element of Bandwidth’s Whole Person Promise. This person will design and implement infrastructure and program activities as part of a Child Development Center/educational program. They will also lead the start-up efforts to recruit and hire staff for the Child Development Center and develop and run areas of the center programming.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

What You'll Do:

  • Deliver on the Center’s Education Principles inspired by Montessori, Resources for Infant Educators (RIE) and (to a lesser degree)  other educational best practices established by the Director and Ohana Board.

  • Establish and launch the in-office child development program at Bandwidth, including managing licensure, staffing, annual budget and enrollment.

  • Build and maintain the necessary systems to ensure quality childcare including but not limited to center policies and practices and technology based infrastructure 

  • Hire, train, and evaluate teachers and other CDC staff members. Foster staff’s professional development and ensure that staff meets all regulatory requirements and childcare standards, practices and philosophies as directed by Bandwidth.

  • Manage the Center’s budget; maintain accounting records, and approve funding for special or additional events and activities.

  • Develop age-appropriate educational programs that embed Montessori child development standards, RIE, and developmentally appropriate practices. Will oversee and guide planning of curriculum for children and supervise scheduling of  activities that coordinate with lesson plans, core values and program philosophy

  • Manage the care and appropriate development of children, including maintaining visual supervision of children, changing diapers, preparing food, washing dishes, and feeding children, as necessary. Institute parent communication practices and record-keeping policies including daily logs for individual children.

  • Articulate the Center’s philosophy and mission and cultivate a spirit of mentoring and collaboration among parents and other stakeholders. Provide rich and robust communication practices for parents,  center staff, and cross-functional Bandwidth partners

  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children. Create and train staff on an Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan, which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, for how the Center will respond to both natural and man-made disasters to ensure the safety and protection of the children and staff.

  • Provide nutritious and age-appropriate food as well as broad menu variety for children and center personnel.

  • Adhere to requirements of all relevant laws and regulations, including the North Carolina State Childcare Law.   Ensure compliance to North Carolina’s norms and regulations for child care institutions, including: establish and maintain licensure and certification; renew licenses and certifications on time; ensure staff maintains educational requirements and standards and that Bandwidth’s caregiver-to-child ratio is maintained; maintain safety standards, ensuring the quality and variety of food and providing a clean environment for attendees.

  • Adhere  to accreditation standards of the American Montessori Society (AMS) and RIE Methodology for Infant Care. Partner with education experts and universities as they actively seek training and education for themselves and teachers for child development best practices and establishing highest standards for education and childcare.

  • Creates a loving and inclusive environment for children and Center staff.

 

What You Need:

  • Education:   Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Education, or closely related field (Master’s preferred). Montessori certified (AMS or AMI) and RIE Infant Care practiced trained (or willing to devote significant time to the training immediately upon hire/will require travel).

  • Experience:   5+ years of experience leading a licensed child care center under Montessori programming (and preferably RIE Infant Care practices). Assisting in the design, construction and programming for a start-up center is a big plus.

  • Knowledge:   Knowledge of proper ways to care for a child of various stages of child development, and of age-appropriate activities. Montessori (AMS or AMI certified) and RIE Infant Care practices.

  • Skills:   Good communication skills in training, mentoring, inspiring and leading center personnel, teaching young children and communicating with parents and visitors. Good written communication skills in all documentation.

 

Check out the full job description here!:

https://www.bandwidth.com/careers/openings/child-development-center-director/

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Posted October 31, 2022:

Chantilly Montessori School seeking a phenomenal Upper Elementary Teacher (4-6) to start asap. Chantilly is a public magnet school for PK-6 years school. We are located in Charlotte, NC and have approximately 310 students. If you are a creative Montessori and have a passion for serving students and their growth, please send a resume to sandrad.noel@cms.k12.nc.us. You can also apply here. (Must be eligible for a NC teaching license.)

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Posted June 27, 2022:

GMS has some wonderful job possibilities that we think MANC members might be excited to see. GMS is a 48-year old, toddler through junior high, AMS- and SAIS-accredited independent school with about 260 students, a thriving teaching community, a secure financial base, and committed families. We hope to meet some new MANC Montessori teachers through these job openings. Additionally, we look forward to seeing many of you in person when GMS hosts the annual MANC conference in October.

  • Director of Student Support: this full-time, 10-month position requires a combination of special education background and skills in case management for helping individuals needing some extra help; the director oversees the four-person Student Support Center, including a school counselor, an early childhood specialist, and a reading specialist. 

  • Primary Teacher: this full-time, 10-month position is a great opportunity to join an incredibly strong primary team that includes 4 rooms of 22 students; this position can work at either the assistant level or at the team-teacher level, depending on the applicant's experience. 

 

Please contact Head of School, Kevin Navarro, kevin.navarro@gms.org with questions or interest.

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Posted: June 23, 2022

Toddler and Primary Assistant Teachers

 

Attention early childhood professionals! Are you ready to join a community of individualized and joyful learning?

 

Montessori Community School (MCS) is in search of Assistant Teachers to join our supportive and vibrant community of Montessori educators in the Toddler and Primary programs. MCS is an independent school accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) for toddlers through eighth grade located on the border of Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina. We value teachers as mentors, guides, and partners. Teachers are given the freedom to follow the child, lead them to big work, and utilize the many resources in the community to expand their learning. The ideal candidate is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community. To learn more, visit mcsdurham.org.

 

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

  • 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

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

  • Maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports, and parent conferences as needed

  • 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 interdisciplinary teachers

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

  • Adhere to school guidelines and professional standards

 

Ideal candidates have the following:

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

  • Minimum two years experience working with young children preferred

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

  • 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

 

Benefits include:

• Annual salaried position with competitive salaries based on qualifications

• Paid time off

• Tuition remission

• Insurance and 401k

• Paid professional development opportunities

 

MCS staff members also enjoy:

• Supportive families and strong school culture

• Beautiful campus with large classrooms and natural lighting

• Newly renovated forest playground (complete summer 2022)

• Opportunities for summer employment

• Small class sizes

• Joyful, supportive, and fun co-workers

 

Our Montessori school strives to be an intentionally diverse community, comprised of people of different ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, gender identities, family structures, sexual orientations, racial identities, national origins, religions, and abilities. Our hiring practices reflect this philosophy.

 

Interested in applying? Send your resume and cover letter to Katherine Perretta, Director of Finance and Operations.

Job Type: Full-time

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Posted: June 17, 2022

Park Road Montessori in Charlotte, NC is seeking an upper elementary lead teacher.

 

​Park Road Montessori is a public Montessori school serving grades PK-6th and located in south Charlotte. The campus has a rolling landscape of 26 acres along with three buildings that house 20 classrooms, a stand-alone gym, a Media Center, a cafeteria and two mobile units. The property borders the Sugar Creek Gre​enway which lends its creek to further student ecology studies. The school facility was built in 1948 and became established as a neighborhood school in 1949. The original building remains along with an office/media center complex which was completed in 1997. Park Road Montessori is a part of the original Billy Graham family farm. The campus has two of the twenty “treasure trees” in Charlotte. Due to effor​ts from staff and students, Park Road Montessori was named the 2000th school-yard habitat in the United States. The Montessori program be​​gan in 1992 and is a full magnet program within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System.

 

Requirements:

Must hold a Montessori certificate from a MACTE accredited training center.

Must hold or be willing to obtain NC teaching license.

Experience as a lead teacher is preferred.

 

Interested candidates should email melanie.francis@cms.k12.nc.us.

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Posted: June 17, 2022

Williams Secondary Montessori Seeks High School Teachers

 

Williams Secondary Montessori is seeking high school teachers in the areas of social studies, science, and math. Must hold or be eligible to obtain NC teaching license. Must hold or be willing to obtain secondary Montessori certificate. School district will fund Montessori training if needed.

 

Williams Montessori is a public Montessori secondary program in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system, serving grades 7-12. Our program welcomes students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ four elementary Montessori programs and Charlotte-area private Montessori schools.

 

Interested candidates should email sophia.hazlehurst@cms.k12.nc.us

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Posted: July 21, 2022 (updated November 15, 2022) 

Click Here to See Multiple Job Postings:

 

Come grow with us! The Montessori School of Durham seeks experienced and compassionate Infant and Toddler Lead and Assistant Teachers for its brand new Infant classroom (ages 3 to 15 months) and its three established Toddler classrooms (ages 15 months to 3 years). Full-time, year-round positions are available as well as part-time, academic year positions. 

 

Established in 1977, Montessori School of Durham is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori school serving 160 students aged 3 months through 6th grade. MSD’s cheerfully designed campus is situated on 7 beautiful acres in Durham, North Carolina. Our school offers competitive salary, generous tuition discounts, medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, and retirement contributions. 

 

Applicants for Lead Teacher positions must have a bachelor’s degree and hold a Montessori Infant and Toddler Certification. MSD welcomes both AMS and AMI-trained teachers. Assistant Teacher candidates must have experience working with infants and toddlers. Experience in a Montessori setting is preferred, but not required. 

 

References, a criminal background check, and full vaccination against COVID-19, including a booster if eligible, are required. Please complete the Employment Application for a Teaching Position at www.msdurham.org and attach a cover letter and resume.

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Posted: June 17, 2022

Willow Oak Montessori Charter School - located on 17 wooded acres in Chatham County, NC - is looking for a few new staff members who are passionate about engaging every child in an inspirational, equitable, and individualized learning journey. Come join us!

Social Emotional Learning Support Counselor

Montessori Lower Elementary Teacher

Montessori Upper Elementary Teacher

Literacy Specialist

Exceptional Children Teacher

Substitute Teachers

 

Please send a completed employment application as well as a current resume to careers@willowoakmontessori.org.

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Posted: January 12, 2022

Salem Montessori School (SMS) of Winston-Salem, NC seeks a Lower Elementary Lead Teacher. 

 

SMS is a small but expanding program with over 20 years of experience providing a high quality Montessori environment for children. Our programs are located in the heart of the downtown area and situated in the beauty and history of Old Salem. 

 

We are a tight knit community that holds the parent partnership at a premium and seeks to live out a truly collaborative approach to nurturing young learners.  

Our elementary program is adding an additional class for next year and we are looking for an experienced, dynamic individual to serve as lead guide. 

 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Safety and well-being of students in the classroom

  • Delivering established Montessori scope and sequence

  • Participating in ongoing Professional Development

  • Attendance at all required staff meetings

  • Required to complete student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports and parent conferences

  • Participate and help lead Parent Ed evening events

  • Other duties as assigned

Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education, and must have Montessori Lower Elementary Credentials. The ideal  candidate will have teaching experience at the Elementary level. This employee will be responsible for adhering to and supporting our SMS Mission and Vision. 

Please submit resumes to Patrick Velde, at smsvelde@gmail.com.

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Posted June 13, 2022:

 

Primary 3 to 6 Lead Teacher 

Are you looking for more than a job?

 

Do you want to make a real difference in children's lives?

 

Do you love Montessori AND want a Christian environment?

 

Here’s what the ideal candidate looks like:

You understand people in a special way. You love to help them figure out how to be the best versions of themselves, and you have lots of grace to share as they move on that journey.

When you work with kids, it’s no different. You see children not as miniature people but at a vital stage of life where they are forming who they will become. This is an important stage, and you want to help them navigate that academically, socially, spiritually, and emotionally. You also want to learn right alongside them.

 

You know God has a plan and purpose for you and all those around you, and you want to be part of that fantastic plan.

 

You also want to work in and contribute to a well-functioning team. You like collaboration because what we build together is always better. You can lead and follow. You are observant - you “see a need and fill a need.” You have a quick smile and easy laugh and want to do life with others you can trust.

 

You want to keep learning with great professional development, as well exploring your passion and hobbies to bring into the classroom.

 

We are not your average school - we function much more like a community of learners in a high-performing company that empowers everyone. Typical school hierarchical behavior does not work well here.

 

Looking for your "Happy Place" where calm, peace and being productive come together? Check out these links for next steps.

https://www.providencecmc.com/looking-for-your-happy-place/

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSezJ88qccpQjNEiccix2V7s0Pvhu7yKPXaRWCPZzkloDEZXrw/viewform

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Posted: January 14, 2022

 

Keystone Montessori School, a charming, small, AMI school, is looking for an elementary teacher to lead a 6-9 class beginning in August 2022.

Founded in 2013 by two AMI teachers, Keystone is dedicated to offering an authentic Montessori experience to children. The Keystone community highly values its teachers and respects their time and energy devoted to this work. The school administration recognizes the need for staff to have balance between work and home. While effective parent-teacher communication is highly valued, it is not accomplished via email.

The Keystone staff enjoys a collegial atmosphere based on team work, support, great humor, joy, creativity, flexibility, and dedication to AMI principles. 

If this opportunity sounds intriguing, please submit a resume and a cover letter to:

hawley@keystonemontessorischool.org

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Posted: February 1, 2022

Nationally-Recognized Public Montessori School Seeks Guides for School Year 2022/23  

 

About Moore Montessori Community School 

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, 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 seminal study that highlights how Montessori can equalize and elevate academic and social-emotional outcomes for children from various socioeconomic backgrounds.  

 

Montessori at MMCS

We are seeking dedicated and innovative Montessori guides to join our team of experienced public Montessorians. Guides’ responsibilities at MMCS include delivering high-quality lessons, assessing and supporting children’s individual needs and growth potential, and record keeping and communicating with families as required. Guides inspire a love for learning in children and create nurturing, stimulating classrooms where every child feels included. Candidates must be willing to learn from their mistakes, and welcome coaching and support.

 

Upper & Lower Elementary Guides Description

An avid learner, skilled communicator, and enthusiastic classroom presence, an Elementary Guide leads mixed-age learning communities 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 - 4:00 pm.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree 

  • AMI/AMS diploma in related age group 

  • Two or more years of classroom teaching and management experience in public school and/or Montessori environment

  • North Carolina teaching license or willingness to complete North Carolina residential license 

     

Qualifications

  • Ability to generate weekly lesson plans that align with MMCS Curriculum Map 

  • Maintain record keeping to track student progress

  • Willingness to follow Child Study Protocol (a Montessori-based Response to Intervention tool) and partner with Special Education Team to implement classroom-based IEP requirements

  • Values service to all children, regardless of background or needs, in an inclusive and supportive setting

  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with students, parents, and staff

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary offer is commensurate to professional experience

  • Relocation bonus 

  • Priority enrollment for staff children 

  • Participate in the North Carolina State Teacher Health Insurance Plan 

  • Retirement planning with School Match Program

  • Paid Time Off

  • Bottomless tea & coffee! 

 

Primary Guide Description

Primary Guide will lead mixed-age learning community using the Montessori method in fully-equipped classrooms. Guide will ensure that students are meeting North Carolina Standards within the Montessori framework. Primary 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 - 4:00 pm.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree 

  • AMI/AMS diploma in related age group 

  • Two or more years of classroom teaching and management experience in public school and/or Montessori environment

  • North Carolina teaching license or willingness to complete North Carolina residential license 

     

Qualifications

  • Ability to generate weekly lesson plans that align with MMCS Curriculum Map 

  • Maintain record keeping to track student progress

  • Willingness to follow Child Study Protocol (a Montessori-based Response to Intervention tool) and partner with Special Education Team to implement classroom-based IEP requirements

  • Values service to all children, regardless of background or needs, in an inclusive and supportive setting

  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with students, parents, and staff

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary offer is commensurate to professional experience

  • Relocation bonus 

  • Priority enrollment for staff children 

  • Participate in the North Carolina State Teacher Health Insurance Plan 

  • Retirement planning with School Match Program

  • Paid Time Off

  • Bottomless tea & coffee! 

 

 

Application Process

Interested applicants may send a resume to Katherine Rucker at Katherine.rucker@mooremontessori.org. After receiving your resume, we will contact you to schedule a brief introductory phone call with a school administrator to determine scheduling the formal interview process, which includes a full interview with school leadership, submitting select work samples, and reference check with current and former employers.

 

Moore Montessori Community School

255 S. May Street 

Southern Pines, NC 28387

www.mooremontessori.org 

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Posted: March 23, 2022

 

YMS is located in Arden, NC 10 miles south of beautiful Asheville NC. We are a small school with 3 part time programs. We have a morning Toddler Community that serves children 15 months to age 3 and two Primary programs (morning and afternoon). YMS prides itself on quality Montessori and quality relationships with each of our families. YMS is currently hiring a Primary Teaching Assistant which is a full time position and offers PTO immediately upon hiring and a 401K after one year of teaching. Pay is hourly and competitive. Montessori experience is preferred and a love of children and experience with children is required. Come join our fun loving and supportive team of Montessorians!

email Amy Morgan (school director and toddler teacher) at info@yourmontessorischool.com for more information.

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Posted: November 15, 2022

 

Lower Elementary Lead Teacher

Topsail Montessori is hiring a Lower Elementary Lead Teacher. The position is full-time and the person would report to the Head of School.

Our vibrant and thriving Montessori school, serving children ages 2-12, is seeking a qualified, experienced Elementary Lead Teacher to join our growing school community.  Candidates must have MACTE-accredited Montessori teacher certification for Lower Elementary (6-9) to apply.

Our beautiful 5+ acre campus is situated in a growing coastal community, minutes from beautiful beaches and Wilmington, NC. Nestled in a wooded neighborhood, our Elementary students care for chickens and goats, plant and harvest in our gardens and experience the joy of feeling connected with nature.  As Dr. Montessori observed, children reveal their strength when in contact with nature.

 

The spirit of Montessori is clearly evident in our school culture, where respect, community, and love of learning forms our core values. Our learning environments are created with intention and care, consistent with Montessori pedagogy. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all students

  • Prepare the environment with care and intention and deliver an authentic Montessori curriculum

  • Deepen your own professional development (school supported)

  • Attend at all required staff meetings and school events (including Parent Education)

  • Complete/maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports and parent conferences

  • Conduct yourself professionally, with enthusiasm for Montessori and embody the joy of learning

  • Collaborate with peers and staff, treating everyone with respect and fostering a cohesive team

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year university

  • Montessori 6-9 Certification from a MACTE-accredited training program  

  • Experience working with children ages 6-9

 

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials. Benefits include staff-member child tuition reduction. Additional benefits are negotiable.

If you are an enthusiastic and skilled Montessorian, committed to each child flourishing, and value collaboration and being part of a dynamic team, we invite you to apply. Send your resume and cover letter to Head of School, Julie Ayala

After-Care Enrichment Teacher

Topsail Montessori is seeking a dependable, caring and experienced individual to provide enrichment experiences (e.g., music, performance, nature-based activities, art) and support students in our After School Program (part time during academic year) and during Summer Camps (full time during summer).

Responsibilities: Supervision of children, lesson planning and delivery of enrichment programming, and collaboration with aftercare staff.

 

Qualifications: Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, experience working with children ages 2-6; NCDEE paperwork for employment in a childcare center; NC background clearance, NCID account, and safety training.

 

Hours: M-F 1:30-5:30p through June 7 (part time); 8a-4p during the summer (full time)

Compensation: $15-20/hr.

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Posted: June 17, 2022

TEACH at the BEACH!
Island Montessori Charter School (IMCS), which opened its doors in 2013 in Carolina Beach, NC, is
seeking an experienced, dynamic Montessori coach for our staff in a K-8 public Montessori charter
school. The coach will support staff development and growth around the pedagogy of Montessori and the mission of the school.
 

Upper Elementary Lead Teacher

 

Preferred Qualifications
● Upper Elementary (9—12) Montessori certification from an accredited
organization (such as AMS, AMI, or MACTE)
● Three+ years classroom teaching experience
Required Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree
● NC State Teaching License (or qualified to obtain)
● Commitment to enrolling in an accredited Montessori teacher certification
program (if not already obtained)
● Experience working with children
● Ability to create positive, nurturing, and child-centered learning environment
● Professional demeanor, speech, and appearance
● Demonstrate high ethical standards, including professional discretion
Responsibilities:
● Prepare the learning environment in accordance with Montessori principles
● Plan a program of study to meet individual student needs, interests, and abilities
● Carefully observe and maintain records of each student’s individual progression
● Monitor student progress, maintaining and submitting records and reports
deemed necessary by IMCS
● Communicate regularly with the Assistant Teacher, other Lead Teachers, parents,
and administration as needed
● Use positive classroom discipline and effective classroom rules to create a
respectful and equitable learning environment
Send your resume, cover letter, and three reference contact info brian@im.school

The mission of Island Montessori Charter School is to enable children of diverse backgrounds

Support Team 

Description:
The Montessori Coach is a member of the support team, supporting school-wide implementation
of strong Montessori and guiding teacher development. They provide this support by using the
coaching model from the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector (NCMPS) that uses
tools to encourage growth and a school-wide community of reflective practice. The Montessori
Coach will share information that affects curriculum, academic success, equity, and exceptional
children with the leadership team. They will embrace Island Montessori School’s Mission
Statement and values as they create a safe and supportive environment for Island Montessori
faculty and families. The Montessori Coach will demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the
Montessori pedagogy in and out of the classroom with students, staff and families. One goal of
the Coach is to guide faculty to be reflective practitioners, act on opportunities for growth and
find joy in their work as educators. Another goal is to help teachers fully implement the
Montessori model and to assist in educating families to support the mission and values of Island
Montessori, improving outcomes for all learners.

 

Requirements:
● Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
● Valid Montessori certificate
● State teacher licensure is preferred but not required
● Experience in Montessori classroom as a Lead Teacher
● Experience in leadership/administration is preferred but not required
● Montessori Coach certification from the National Center for Montessori
in the Public Sector is preferred but not required.
 

Responsibilities:
Coaching:
● Observe each Montessori instructional environment twice a month for 45-60
minutes and specialist environments once a month for 45-60 minutes.
● Engage in half hour coaching sessions with each teacher post observation.
● Assist in parent conferences and meetings to support the teachers.
● Create a safe and supportive environment when meeting with faculty and families.

● Attend and support team meetings once a month and vertical planning meetings
twice a year.
Faculty and Community Support:
● Collaborate with the Director of Academics and Data to find professional development for
faculty that align with their goals and opportunities for growth.
● Create and facilitate a minimum of three Parent Education nights around Montessori
principles and philosophy.
● Any other requirements by the Head of School.
Communication:
● Write a monthly faculty newsletter that provides Montessori curriculum support.
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.
● Works collaboratively, respectful of differing opinions, with flexibility and a
willingness to learn.
● Attend faculty meetings as a member of the leadership team.
● Maintain confidentiality regarding all children, families, faculty, and the school.
● Comply with all policies and procedures included in the Personnel Handbook,
Student Handbook, and any other policies and procedures that may be adopted by
Island Montessori Charter School Board of Directors.
● Abide by the American Montessori Society Code of Ethics and the Code of Ethics
for North Carolina Educators.
● Continuously engages in ongoing Montessori professional development
● Deeply committed to the Montessori philosophy and expanding its accessibility to
all children