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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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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

Behavioral Specialist 

 

Job Type: Full-time beginning Fall 2021

 

Sterling Montessori is seeking a full time Behavior Specialist who has experience working with students in K-8th grade. The Behavioral Specialist will be responsible for the development and implementation of behavioral and social skills programs for all students either in the MTSS process or identified for special education services as outlined in laws, policies, and procedures.  The position will begin August 2021 and the hours are from 8-4. Sterling Montessori has a strong and collegial EC department which includes four full time special education teachers, as well as related service personnel.

 

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

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

  • Understands the development of children K-8th grade and how it applies in the classroom.

  • Facilitates the development and implementation of functional behavior assessments/behavior interventions plans and crisis plans for identified students

  • Implements Positive Discipline techniques

  • Provides social skills instruction/intervention to students utilizing research based approved curricula

  • Collaborate with the general education teachers and the EC team for push in and pull out services

  • Develops strong partnerships with students, colleagues and administration.

  • Implement engaging instruction, based on the IEP goals and objectives of each student

  • Prepares documents and reports necessary to facilitate parent teacher conferences, IEP meetings, or other meetings requested by parents or school administration.    

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

  • Has strong oral and written communication skills.

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

 

Qualifications:

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

  • Valid North Carolina Educator’s License in an exceptional children (EC) education area K-8th grade (required).

  • Trained in applied behavior analysis, positive behavioral strategies used to prevent or deescalate behavior, or agreement to complete the district approved training within a designated timeframe

  • Montessori Certification or Experience (preferred)

  • Experience working with children from Kindergarten through 8th grade (preferred)

 

We offer an excellent benefits package and compensation that is comparable to the Wake County pay scale.

 

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Josie Spreher at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org.

Middle School Math/Science Teacher

 

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School in Morrisville, NC. is seeking a Middle School Math and Science teacher to begin Fall, 2021. 

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

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

  • Curriculum planning and development- Understand North Carolina state’s requirements for math and science learning standards (Common Core) in the middle grades (7th/8th) and create and implement a Math/Science curriculum in accordance with the state’s requirements and the school’s principles and philosophy. 

  • A passion for and dedication to implementing Montessori best practices at the secondary level 

  • Utilize and improve the implementation of school-wide Positive Discipline practices

  • Understand and be able to implement current researched “best practices” for middle grades education, including differentiation of instruction, support methods for students with special learning needs, and strategies for gifted or advanced students. 

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

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

  • Collaborate with teachers, colleagues, and administration to develop and ensure a healthy, safe, and inclusive environment in which all community members are free to learn and work 

  • Skilled in using email, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Google Drive and online research

  • Develop strong partnerships with parents/guardians and colleagues 

  • Lead parent/guardian-teacher conferences 

  • Plan and participate in field trips 

 

Qualifications: 

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

  • State License (or willing to pursue NC licensure) (required)

  • Montessori Adolescent Training (or willing and able to pursue Adolescent training) (required)

  • Experience working with middle school students (preferred) 

  • Experience working in a Montessori Setting (preferred) 

 

E-mail resume and references to Josie Spreher at jspreher@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

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Primary Lead Guide for the 2021-2022 Academic School Year

Come to the beautiful mountains of Asheville North Carolina and join our sweet Montessori family. We are located in a historic neighborhood close to downtown Asheville. Julia Street Montessori is housed in a 100 year old renovated bungalow. We serve 3-6 year old students. The class consists of 20 to 25 students with three teachers on hand most of the day. Our greater community is extremely supportive and involved. Please visit our website to learn more.   https://juliastmontessori.com/

 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

 

Interested candidates should send a resume along with references to Melanie Accinno at juliastreetmontessori@outlook.com

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Hope Montessori of Indian Trail will be an authentic Montessori school located just east of Charlotte in Union County, NC. We will be opening this Fall for the 2021-2022 school year in a newly renovated school. We are looking for a qualified  Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher. This would be a full time position as a Lead in our Toddler classrooms.

 

Our school serves children age 18 months through 6 years.

 

The successful candidate will hold Montessori certification in Infant/Toddler Education from a MACTE accredited training program or a training program recognized by a reputable organization such as AMS, IMC, or AMI. The candidate must possess strong leadership skills and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Applicants will need to have an approach that is positive and energetic towards staff, students and parents.

 

Duties include but limited to:

  • Be responsible for the welfare, safety and educational achievements of assigned students

  • Oversee and delegate educational plan for assigned Toddler students including lesson planning, educational goals and record keeping

  • Work with other Lead teachers to determine appropriate Parent Education topics, teachers as presenters, and implementation of such events

  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences twice yearly and give progress reports given to parents twice yearly

  • Oversee first aid and make appropriate parent contact regarding incidents requiring first aid care as is described in Staff Handbook.

  • Perform tasks necessary to maintain a clean, orderly and academically-rich Montessori environment including upkeep and inventory of materials.

  • Delegate and participate in the maintenance of a clean and orderly environment

  • Delegate and participate in the upkeep and rotation of classroom materials

  • Meet school/state health requirements, including TB test, immunizations and physical

 

Benefits:

  • Employee discount

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

 

License/Certification: Montessori certification

 

Please send cover letter with resume to Liane Watson  info@hopemontessoriit.com

Hope Montessori of Indian Trail will be an authentic Montessori school located just east of Charlotte in Union County, NC. We will be opening this Fall for the 2021-2022 school year in a newly renovated school. We are looking for a qualified  Primary Lead Teacher. This would be a full time position as a Lead in one of our two Children's House classrooms.

 

Our school serves children age 18 months through 6 years.

 

The successful candidate will hold Montessori certification in Early Childhood Education from a MACTE accredited training program or a training program recognized by a reputable organization such as AMS, IMC, or AMI. The candidate must possess strong leadership skills and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Applicants will need to have an approach that is positive and energetic towards staff, students and parents.

 

Duties include but limited to:

  • Be responsible for the welfare, safety and educational achievements of assigned students

  • Oversee and delegate educational plan for assigned Children’s House students including lesson planning, educational goals and record keeping

  • Work with other Lead teachers to determine appropriate Parent Education topics, teachers as presenters, and implementation of such events

  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences twice yearly and give progress reports given to parents twice yearly

  • Oversee first aid and make appropriate parent contact regarding incidents requiring first aid care as is described in Staff Handbook.

  • Perform tasks necessary to maintain a clean, orderly and academically-rich Montessori environment including upkeep and inventory of materials.

  • Delegate and participate in the maintenance of a clean and orderly environment

  • Delegate and participate in the upkeep and rotation of classroom materials

  • Meet school/state health requirements, including TB test, immunizations and physical

 

Benefits:

  • Employee discount

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

 

License/Certification: Montessori certification

 

Please send cover letter with resume to Liane Watson  info@hopemontessoriit.com

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Highland Mill Montessori is located in the beautiful area of NODA Charlotte, NC. north of Charlotte Uptown.

 

Teacher assistants, Upper El and Lower El Teachers are needed for the school year 2021-2022. If you are interested, please contact:

 

Rachelle Fink: rachellec.fink@cms.k12.nc.us

or

Amira Abdelhafiz Email: amiraa.abdelhafiz@cms.k12.nc.us

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Upper Elementary Lead Teacher Job Description

 

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 educator
for our Upper Elementary classroom to provide Montessori experience in a K-8
public Montessori charter school. The Lead Teacher 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:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Upper Elementary (9—12) Montessori certification from an accredited
organization (such as AMS, AMI, or MACTE)
• Three+ years classroom teaching experience desired, but not required
• NC State Teaching License or ability to obtain one
• Willingness to create positive, child-centered education environment
• Professional demeanor, speech, and appearance
• High educational ethics and discretion

 

Responsibilities:
• Prepare the classroom environment in accordance with Montessori principles
• Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs,
interests,
and abilities of the students
• Carefully observe and keep 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 required
• Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintain
order in the
classroom in a fair and just manner

 

Send your resume, cover letter, and three references to
briancorrigan@islandmontessorischool.com if interested..

 

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.