Current Job Opportunities

Lead Primary Teacher (3-6 year olds), Teacher's Assistant (3-6 year olds), Substitutes

www.montessoriinthewoods.org

ABOUT US: Montessori In The Woods is a non-profit early childhood education center that offers programs for children ages 15 months through Kindergarten. We provide a nurturing, family friendly environment for our young learners. The mission of Montessori In The Woods is to provide childhood education and care according to the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. The principles of this philosophy include individualized education and respect for the unique learning styles of each child. The environment we provide for children is a blend of learning, fun, and development.

POSITION: Lead Primary Teacher (3-6 year olds)

Job Description: The ideal candidate for this position is Montessori trained and has experience in the Primary Montessori classroom. They are comfortable teaching any lesson in the environment, can work positively with a team and help train the assistants as they become more experienced in Montessori and our particular school setting. This position can be part time, but we would prefer to hire a full-time Montessori teacher. Responsibilities include: parent teacher conferences, planning curriculum, observation and record keeping, classroom management, collaborating with colleagues, assistants, admin and parents.

Education & Experience: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with PA Teaching Certificate for Nursery/Kindergarten, AMI, AMS or NAMC Credential in Early Childhood, extensive knowledge of the Montessori Method, 3-5 years experience in preschool environments, Montessori environment is a plus, great organizational, computer, and administrative skills.

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelor's Degree with PA Teaching Certificate

**We may offer to pay for Montessori Credential Training to the right candidate.

POSITION: Teacher's Assistant (3-6 year olds)

Job Description: We are looking to hire dedicated and caring teachers' assistants to work full-time and/or part-time in our Montessori school. Assistants work closely with trained Montessori teachers to provide a caring and nurturing learning environment for children from age 3 - 6 years.
A gentle, calm, friendly nature and previous experience working with children is required. This is a great way to start your professional Montessori journey. If you are a patient, kind, and compassionate person who enjoys working with children, is a good team player, are willing to learn about Montessori philosophy and method, and open to coaching from a teacher and supervisor, please reach out to us by sending a complete resume including past employment working with children, references, and cover letter.

Qualifications: previous experience working with children under the age of 6

POSITION: Substitutes

We're always looking for substitutes! This is a great way to start your professional Montessori journey. If you are a patient, kind, and compassionate person who enjoys working with children, is a good team player, willing to learn about Montessori, open to coaching from a teacher and supervisor please reach out to us by sending a complete resume including past employment working with children, references, and cover letter.

Qualifications: previous experience working with children under the age of 6

To apply: Please contact Erin Hollands (info@montessoriinthewoods.org) with a complete resume, including past employment working with children, references, and a cover letter. If you have a favorite quote from Maria Montessori, please reference the quote and why it informs your philosophy of education.

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