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Questions? Just call.

School Leadership Positions Available

Head of School (Principal) - Maria Montessori School - Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Maria Montessori School (MMS), an established non-profit, tuition-based preschool and kindergarten in Saskatoon, is seeking a Head of School (HOS) to begin 1st July, 2017, with options to begin sooner.

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School website http://montessorisaskatoon.ca/

About our school and its vision http://www.montessori.org/assets/files/405/AboutMMS.pdf

About Saskatoon, a great place to live

This leader, reporting to the volunteer parent and independent Board of Directors, serves as the chief administrator of the school in developing, implementing and managing policies, procedures, regulations, programs, SK curriculum, activities, and budgets in a manner that promotes the educational development of each student and the professional development of each staff member, while ensuring that all students are supervised in a safe Montessori learning environment. In all aspects of the school's administration, (s)he will promote and support the mission, vision and purpose of our school, collaborating with staff, students and parents to achieve academic excellence.

Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for scheduling, curriculum development, extracurricular activities, personnel management, emergency procedures, and facility operations.

Ideal candidates should possess/expect to demonstrate:

  • Early education experienceFamiliarity with the education system
  • Ability to engage easily at all levels/ages and desire to work collaboratively –
  • proactive around marketing and promoting the school
  • Ability to establish positive relationship and work with the Board
  • Excitement for the role, about leading staff, engaging parents/families, and supporting student learningProfessional standards of excellence for her/himself and others
  • Leadership, supervisory and administrative experience
  • High ethical standards
  • History of respectful relationships
  • Desire to serve community and engage externally as well as internally
  • Ability to legally work in Canada and attend work regularly by own means

Our school is not affiliated with any religion or group, nor does it discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, ability or otherwise.

What to expect: we will be screening eligible candidates for interviews to be held in May/June; we will be running background checks and referee discussions for shortlisted candidates.

Job Type: Full-time

Begins July 1, 2017 or sooner

Contact Marnie Hilland mhilland@hotmail.ca

IMC 5/12/17

Head of School - East Lansing, MI

Stepping Stones Montessori in East Lansing (SSMEL) seeks a passionate leader who will work collaboratively with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to enhance the students' educational experience.

Review of applications begins February 15th, 2017. Applicants must submit a cover letter including information about your leadership philosophy and a curriculum vita/resume to ssmboard@gmail.com.


Head of School, Duxbury, MA

Bay Farm Montessori Academy, an independent school in Duxbury, MA that provides an engaging, Montessori-based educational environment for students from age 12 months through grade 8, seeks an energetic and creative educational leader to serve as its next Head of School beginning in July 2017.

The next leader will be an upbeat, confident and will enthusiastically embrace the School's mission, community, and culture. The next Head of School does not need to be Montessori trained but will need to be a progressive educator who both highly respects and will welcome the opportunity to delve into learning Montessori philosophies and practices, and who shares the School's commitments to the arts, global education, and diversity.

For consideration, please forward electronically a resume, letter of interest, and a personal statement to: Independent Thinking, it@independent-thinking.com


Teaching Positions

Teachers - Cancun, Mexico

Modern Academy Cancun is seeking elementary and Children's House teachers to begin in mid-July. Native English or native Spanish speakers are required. Bilingual teachers preferred.

Our beautiful, modern campus features classrooms with gardens, cafeteria that serves breakfast and lunch, art and music studios, large media center, swimming pool, and sports fields.

Benefits include: good local salary, medical insurance, meals when school is in session, and furnished apartment.

Send your resume with 3 references, copy of college diploma, Montessori certificate and current photo to: teresita.leimer@maccancun.com

Learn more about us: www.maccancun.com


Middle School Adolescent Teacher – Birmingham, AL

Creative Montessori School (CMS) was the first school in Birmingham to offer a Montessori education. Almost 50 years since its inception the school is looking to launch a middle school program. CMS is seeking a motivated, creative individual to develop and oversee this middle school program with direction from the Executive Director. For a full job description, visit cmskids.org. Review of applications begins February 13th, 2017. Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to gsmith@cmskids.org. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2017.


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Lead Primary Teacher - Salado, TX

Start a school with us in Salado Texas, a small artist village one hour north of Austin and just on the edge of the Texas Hill Country.

We are a group of parents founding a non-profit Montessori and need an experienced Lead Primary Teacher with MACTE-accredited training to help from the ground up. The school will open in August 2017, with enrollment interviews beginning in January 2017.

We are looking for someone dedicated to helping us lay the foundation for a world-class Montessori this year and helping us grow the school in the future. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Montessori Guide who has a passion for Maria Montessori's methods and loves teaching children the skills necessary to succeed in life. They will have enough knowledge and enthusiasm to assist in the student interviews and school set up prior to the first day of class. Time and compensation flexibility during the months before the school opens is necessary.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits package that includes health insurance, funding for professional development and tuition remission for children enrolled at our school.

Education and Qualifications: AMI, AMS, or MACTE-accredited certification.

How to apply: Please e-mail SaladoMontessori@gmail.com with your resume and personal statement as it relates to our vision. For questions, please call Alissa at 817-690-3744.


Lower Elementary Teacher - Moscow, Idaho

Moscow, Idaho seeks certified Montessori teacher for flagship lower elementary classroom.

Come be the founding teacher at our new Christian Montessori school.

Contact admin@moscowmontessori.com


Teaching Position - South Korea

Private English Montessori Kindergarten Age: 4~6

Starting Date : Feb 1 2017

Location: Incheon Seo-gu Gyungseo-dong 986-12 ( Cheongna International City)

Please email us at james9edu@gmail.com for a full job description.


Upper Elementary Guide - Rogers, AK

ANH Montessori School is seeking an Upper Elementary Guide for an established classroom. ANH opened in 2006 and has grown from a handful of students to 120 students ranging from Infants to Upper Elementary. We will be seeking AMS accreditation, therefore, AMI/AMS trained applicants are preferred.
ANH Montessori School is located in Rogers, Arkansas, a progressive pocket in the Northwest Arkansas region. It is a lovely area offering a small town feel, with real, big-city elements. Some of the things the area has to offer include:
-Crystal Bridges, a world renowned American art museum
-Amazeum, a children's hands-on museum
-Town Square with top-of-the-line restaurants
-Hiking and Bike trails.
Send resume to: amanda@anhmontessori.com and visit www.anhmontessori.com for information about our school.

IMC 11/18/16

Lakeland FL , Teaching Positions

Join the first and only Montessori Accredited public School in the world for children ages 3-15! Send your resume to info@lakelandmontessori.com. Check out our incredible school at www.lakelandmontessori.com!

Lakeland Montessori is inits thirteenth year as a fully implemented, well-established, public Montessori charter school in beautiful Lakeland, Florida. We are committed to authentic Montessori education and do not let public school requirements interfere with full Montessori implementation. Our schools and all of our classrooms accredited by the American Montessori Society and AdvancED/SACS. We are also members of the International Montessori Council. We are currently completing the exciting, dynamic process of AMS full accreditation. We are the only AMS accredited public school in the entire United States that serves students age 3-15. We have true multi-age Montessori classrooms for students age 3-6,6-9, 9-12, and 12-15. We have over 1,500 students on the wait list of our amazing schools!

Our school is expanding and we are accepting applications for primary, elementary and secondary lead teachers and assistant teachers. Bachelor's Degree, in any field, is required.

If applicant does not already hold teacher certification from AMI, AMS, NCME, or a MACTE approved training program for the age level they will be teaching, Lakeland Montessori Schools will sponsor training through an AMI or MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education) approved Montessori teacher training program. AMI and MACTE approved Montessori certification is Internationally recognized and can be used to qualify for Montessori teaching positions around the globe. Elementary and Secondary Montessori certification also completes most of the requirements towards a Master's Degree in Elementary Education.

Salary is based on the School Board of Polk County Salary Schedules. Benefits include paid holidays and paid leave, medical insurance, retirement and enrollment preference for children of employees. Additional curriculum leadership opportunities are available based on experience.

Come join our dynamic,cutting edge school! Be part of a team that is one of the very few schools in the nation bringing fully implemented Montessori education to children of public schools. We are led by administrators that are committed to fully implemented Montessori, not by district staff that are unaware of the unique Montessori method. Conveniently located between Tampa and Orlando, Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College and offers a variety of arts and cultural opportunities. Our cost of living is very reasonable and beautiful beaches are an hour away! More information can be found on our website at www.lakelandmontessori.com.

IMC 10/18/16

Wanted: Montessorians Who Speak Mandarin

The Center for Guided Montessori Studies (CGMS) is developing a Chinese language version of our Early Childhood program. We are looking for translators to help with this process, as well as other individuals to expand our network of Mandarin speakers who may help support this program in the future.

The work available right now is part time translation, which can be done entirely from the comfort of your own home.

CGMS is the world's most trusted provider of low-residency Montessori certification, with over a decade of experience providing training to hundreds of English-speaking students around the world. Now is your chance to help us expand the reach of authentic Montessori practice to the world's most populous country.

If you are interested, please send us a resume and a cover letter in both English and Chinese. If not, please forward this letter to anyone you know.

Kitty Bravo, Director of Studies

IMC 9/14/16


Founded in 1992, The Renaissance International School is located in Oakland, the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, adjacent to Berkeley, and top cultural attractions. TRIS enjoys a wonderful park setting, a strong, highly credentialed faculty, and enthusiastic and supportive parent community, and solid administrative leadership. Our school enrolls 170 students from Pre-Primary through Junior High. We pride ourselves in our extensive Music, Art and Language programs. We offer either French or Spanish immersion classrooms at the Primary level, and trilingual immersion at the Elementary & Junior High level.

The school is expanding and we are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic English and native French and Spanish speaking AMI certified teachers at all levels. If you feel that you would be an asset to our school, please send us your resume and cover letter.Salary commensurate with experience and education, benefits offered.

3650 Dimond Avenue, Oakland,California 94602
Phone: 510-531-8566 • Fax:510-531-8055

The RenaissanceInternational School is an equal opportunity employer.

IMC 6-7-2016

Montessori Elementary School Teacher
Oneness-Family School in Chevy Chase, MD is looking to hire an experienced teacher for our 1 st through 3rd Grade. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a Montessori classroom, a contagious love of learning, and leadership qualities that are evident not only in the classroom, but also in every aspect of the school as a whole.
Successful candidates will have: • Montessori Certification • B.A. or B.S. in a related field (Education, Psychology, Subject Matter such as Math, Science, History, etc.) • 5 years experience teaching and/or working with children • The ability to learn new skills quickly and to adapt easily to suit the needs of the student, environment, or situation • The attitude of a team player •
Experience in a diverse and international environment • Leadership experience in the classroom and/or in school administration.
Successful candidates will also demonstrate the following qualities: • Highly organized •
 The ability to develop systems, processes, and curriculum components when there is need for a change • Kind, caring, and peaceful nature • Co-teaching skill and communication skills • Interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to and work with a wide variety of people and audiences (other teachers, students, parents, prospective families, etc.)
Please send cover letter AND resume indicating your interest and experience. When submitting your resume and cover letter, please put the grade on the subject line of your e-mail. We are asking all qualified candidates to refrain from phone calls to the main school office. All inquiries must be made via email.
Please send resume, cover letter, and any questions to jobs@onenessfamily.org
Go to www.OnenessFamily.org for information about our programs.
IMC 6-7-2016

The NewGate School in Sarasota, Florida

NewGate is The Lab School of The Montessori Foundation. As we continue to grow, we anticipate that we will have openings available on our faculty at every age level from toddlers through the 12th grade. We are always looking for outstanding Montessori educators who would like to join our close-knit Montessori learning community. As a lab school, out faculty works with the Montessori Foundation's in curriculum and program development.

Interested in learning more? Visit NewGate online at www.newgate.edu or learn more about the work of The Montessori Foundation at www.montessori.org Write Tim Seldin, President of The Montessori Foundation and New Gate School at timseldin@montessori.org

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Schools for Sale

Own Your Own Established Montessori School
- N/W Indiana/Chicago

Own your own school! Established Montessori school with over 3 decades of serving NW Indiana/Chicago is available for your consideration.

Toddlers through 6th grade are served along with an all day class before and after regular hours for working parents. Located in a surging growth-area, expansion in enrollment is possible.

Founders are ready to retire and turn their school over to some energetic Montessorian.

Creative financing possible. Contact: cmsmaria6@gmail.com.





Southern Maryland, Saint Mary's County.

Near the Patuxent River Naval Air Base.

Approx. 80 students/12,000 sf building

On 13+ acres/in ground swimming pool.



Montessori Resources and Services

Leader Joy

Books Worth Noting

Montessori Books by Peggy E. Pate-Smith, available on Amazon:
Implications for Peace: Montessori Elementary Education
American Montessori Society's Thesis award winner, case studies of peace in the classroom.
Peaceful Farm Montessori Fiction book for teens.
Everyday Hero Daily reflection book for teens, could also be used during community meetings.

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