Overview

Villa Montessori Polaris (VMP) is currently accepting applications for a full-time certified Lead Montessori Teacher for our Primary room (ages 3-6) a.-

Signing bonus and Relocation Allowance included!

Educating children ages 6 weeks through 6 years, VMP offers an authentic Montessori Curriculum with a Reggio Inspired Art & Science experience designed to inspire a child’s creativity. We are seeking qualified, enthusiastic and nurturing individuals that will be responsible for presenting lessons, teaching reading, math, geography, science and writing using an authentic Montessori method of instruction. You will be responsible to supervise the classroom by helping the children to think creatively, to solve problems independently and respect themselves and others.

Required Skills/Experience

– Montessori Teacher Certification (AMS, AMI, NAMC, etc) required
– A four-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field
– At least one year full-time teaching experience with a group of children
– Must have a warm, supportive, and patient attitude and disposition toward working with children and their families
– Kind, thoughtful, and strong at guiding children in self-motivated learning and helping stimulate their natural desire to learn
– Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive
– Completion of a background check required
– Be at least 18 years of age

Duties and Responsibilities
– The Lead Montessori Teacher will plan and conduct daily activities for the program in the classroom and outdoors
– The Lead Montessori Teacher is responsible for maintaining consistency and order in the classroom
– The Lead Montessori Teacher will maintain an environment that promotes optimal growth and development of children
– The Lead Montessori Teacher will set classroom expectations for students, parents and assistant teachers
– The Lead Montessori Teacher will model appropriate behavior for both students and staff
– The Lead Montessori Teacher will observe, record, and report significant learning/behavior concerns of children to the School Director
– The Lead Montessori Teacher will supervise and guide Assistant Teachers as needed
– The Lead Montessori Teacher helps the children to think creatively, to solve problems independently and respect themselves and others
– The Lead Montessori Teacher maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence
– The Lead Montessori Teacher ensures that children are actively engaged in a safe, organized, stimulating learning environment
– The Lead Montessori Teacher actively develops and maintains positive parent relationships
– The Lead Montessori Teacher must have excellent written and oral communication skills

Benefits:
– 401(k) matching
– Dental insurance
– Employee discount
– Health insurance
– Paid time off
– Professional development assistance
– Relocation assistance
– Vision insurance

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About Villa Montessori Polaris

At Villa Montessori, we believe you should get everything you expect from childcare, in a slightly less ordinary way. Educating infants through 6 years. Our unique preschool is designed for the curious, the adventurous; for parents seeking opportunities for their child to be inspired by the unexpected, intriguing and innovative. We offer programs for Infants (6 weeks) to 6 years. With over 12 years experience integrating Montessori and Reggio – two of the most dynamic and inspiring curricula in the world – our classrooms connect experiences that will stay with your child long into their school careers.