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Lead Montessori Teacher

Company: Villa Montessori
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Villa Montessori Polaris (VMP) is currently accepting applications for a full-time certified Lead Montessori Teacher for our Primary room (ages 3-6) and our Pre-Primary (2's) room.

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

Competitive annual salary, Paid Vacation and Sick pay

Keywords: Villa Montessori, Newark , Lead Montessori Teacher, Education / Teaching , Newark, Ohio

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