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Now Hiring: UE 9 - 12

Ever wanted to live by the beach?  Now’s your chance!


A beautiful school on Hilton Head Island, steeped in South Carolina and Montessori history, seeks a trained AMS or AMI teacher for its Upper Elementary 9-12 class.

Sea Pines Montessori Academy, established in 1968 and South Carolina’s first Montessori school, sits at the south end of the island nestled between a forest preserve and the Atlantic Ocean.  We serve children, ages 18 months to 8th grade, from 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.  In addition to academic rigor, we offer: group music, art studio, Mandarin Chinese, Suzuki piano, Suzuki violin, soccer, tennis, golf, fitness, yoga, JV/V Cross Country, JV/V Track and Field, V Volleyball, science fair, community outreach, chorus, parent-child classes, summer camp, and a thriving parent education curriculum.  Our 6th, 7th, and 8th graders also participate in Montessori Model United Nations.

UE teacher/classroom details:

  • -8:00 am – 4:00 pm teacher hours,
  • -Large classroom (approximately 1600+ square feet),
  • -Adequate desk and floor spacing,
  • -2 outdoor porches,
  • -Well-equipped realm of LE/UE materials and lessons,
  • -Lots of storage space (2 large walk-in closets)
  • -Smartboard,
  • -iMac and Macbook for use in and out of the classroom,
  • -MRX subscription,
  • -Equipment for making materials (large/small laminator, varying copiers, paper cutters, cricut, and art studio),
  • -Substantial materials and activity budget for immediate and long-term use.

Benefits include:

  • -Above average salary,
  • -Health benefits,
  • -401K matching program,
  • -Professional development opportunities (Conferences, classes, etc.),
  • -Discount for child [where applicable],
  • -8 PTO days for personal leave
  • -An average of 20 paid holiday/school closing breaks plus summers
  • -Signing bonus,
  • -Paid moving expenses, AND
  • -A relaxing life on the beach!

Please reply to Melinda Cotter, Head of School, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements, and to request additional information and school pictures.  SPMA is an equal opportunity employer.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 13 February 2013 06:02)