Overview

Montessori Trained Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher

MSLF is an authentic Montessori school seeking a Montessori trained Infant-Toddler Teacher, to lead a classroom of children ages 6 weeks to 3 years starting in August 2022.

The ideal candidate is AMI or AMS certified and will lead an Infant-Toddler classroom, partnering with 2 classroom assistants, and using the Montessori Method, will work with each child to meet their developmental needs. The ideal candidate will also be reliable, and possess a patient, positive and respectful manner toward children in their care.

Key Candidate Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and supportive respect for colleagues, children and families (required)
  • Alignment with school’s mission and values
  • Passion for the Montessori pedagogy and working with young children
  • Exhibit patience, organization, and leadership in the classroom
  • Ability to coach/mentor classroom assistants
  • Receptive to input, feedback, and ideas
  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively with their teammates
  • Willing and able to creatively and proactively solve problems
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and growth

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • AMS or AMI certified at the Toddler level (0-3)
  • Experience working in a Montessori classroom
  • Meet the DCFS requirements for a teacher
  • Good communication skills and strong work ethic
  • Investment in continuous learning and development
  • Ability to collaborate, multi-task and learn through observation and modeling

We are a strong school community, dedicated to Montessori principles, committed to inspiring independence, self-confidence, respect and academic excellence.

  • Full-time position available for start of the 2022-2023 school year
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Benefit eligible, including health insurance, dental insurance, 403B match after 1 year of employment, discounted tuition
  • Position start date August 22, 2022
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