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  • Monday, October 22, 2018 1:09 PM | Anonymous

    BRAND NEW MONTESSORI SCHOOL OPENED IN JANUARY 2018 seeking qualified professionals to join our school family.

    At Casa Dei Bambini Montessori School, each child will be encouraged to reach their fullest potential. Children learn at their own pace by applying the techniques used by Maria Montessori’s methods and philosophies. We believe that in order to raise a child who becomes a successful member of the society, he/she needs a strong foundation from early childhood years. This strong communication and growth is the key to sustain a supportive connection between families and communities. Our school features 23 classrooms from toddlers through Primary, and will eventually serve up through 6th grade. Please visit our website athttp://www.cdbmontessoriaurora.com/  for more information.


    JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT TEACHER / INTERN TEACHER / AFTERCARE

    REQUIREMENTS

    1. Physically able to assure children’s safety and to provide for children’s education, including but not limited to visually and auditory observing children in classroom, on playground and in porte-cochere to avoid dangerous situations and ability to remove children physically from dangerous situations.

    2. High school degree.

    3. College degree (preferred) or some college background helpful.

    4. Successful completion of an approved Montessori Teacher training program or current enrollment (Intern) or pre-service training in child development.

    5. Previous Montessori experience beneficial, but not mandatory.

    DUTIES:

    1. Guarding safety of children daily and in cases of emergency.

    2. Recognizing that a team relationship exists in the classroom consisting of the Directress and Assistants, each holding a place of respect and equality.

    3. Participate in weekly planning session with the team.

    4. Setting up, maintaining, and restoring class materials each day under the guidance of the Directress and in conjunction with the team members.

    5. Coordinating training program lessons and requirements with the classroom Directress (for interns only). Maintaining open communication between all team members and administration as to those needs.

    6. Accepting responsibility for a wider range of classroom tasks and Montessori lessons with the children under the direction of the lead teacher.

    7. Conducting cleanup during and after class as a team member and as necessary to maintain the prepared environment.

    8. Arranging classroom furniture and equipment as a team member.

    9. Assisting Directress in teaching and guidance of the children as a

    team member.

    10. Supervising children in the classroom in such a way as to promote the normalization of the classroom.

    11. Attending to the children’s needs as a team member, including, but not limited to being attentive to their questions at child’s level, providing positive role modeling in the lessons of grace and courtesy, and speaking to children, parents, and staff members in a warm and positive manner.

    12. Attending and participating in monthly staff meetings and training sessions.

    13. Planning, attending, and participating in special activities including, but not limited to:

    * Staff Meetings * Training Sessions * End of school work day

    * Beginning school week * Father’s Night * Discovery Day

    * Back to school event * Mother’s Night * Any school event for

    * Fall Festival * Parent Meetings special occasions

    * Winter Program * End of School Event

    14. Professional dress and speech

    15. Accept responsibility as Casa Dei Bambini Montessori’s ambassador in the community and at large promoting the school, curriculum, staff, and students in a positive manner.

    16. Complete by the end of May the required number of continuing education classes as set forth by the licensing standards and provide the Administrator with a copy of the hours completed. The classes need to be approved by the owners. Failure to complete the necessary licensing education hours by the end of May will be grounds for terminating a position of employment for the upcoming school year.

    17. Submit supply last to the Administrator and/or get prior approval of material purchases in order to best utilize available resources. Purchases which are made without prior authority may not be approved by the Administrator.

    Under no circumstances is this job description intended to limit the assistant/intern and her duties strictly to those described. The assistant/intern will assist in all other areas as her judgment suggests or as directed by her/his supervisor.

    Please view our website at http://www.cdbmontessoriaurora.com/ or call 630-907-7554 for more information. Resumes can be uploaded on our website for review by the Director


  • Monday, October 22, 2018 1:06 PM | Anonymous

    BRAND NEW MONTESSORI SCHOOL OPENED IN JANUARY 2018 seeking qualified professionals to join our school family.

    At Casa Dei Bambini Montessori School, each child will be encouraged to reach their fullest potential. Children learn at their own pace by applying the techniques used by Maria Montessori’s methods and philosophies. We believe that in order to raise a child who becomes a successful member of the society, he/she needs a strong foundation from early childhood years. This strong communication and growth is the key to sustain a supportive connection between families and communities. Our school features 23 classrooms from toddlers through Primary, and will eventually serve up through 6th grade. Please visit our website at http://www.cdbmontessoriaurora.com/ for more information.

    JOB TITLE: DIRECTRESS : Toddler / Primary

    (salary commensurate based on experience, competitive)

    REQUIREMENTS

    1. Physically able to assure children’s safety and to provide for children’s education, including but not limited to visually and auditory observing children in classroom, on playground and in porte-cochere to avoid dangerous situations and ability to remove children physically from dangerous situations.

    2. Certified Montessori teacher.

    3. College degree (preferred).

    4. Montessori teaching experience.

    5. Excellent English speaking and writing ability. Must be able to teach phonetic writing and reading program and be able to communicate fluently with parents, coworkers, and children.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Guarding safety of children daily and in cases of emergency.

    2. Working with the children in the classroom and on the playground.

    3. Maintain the exercises and prepare and create new materials for the classroom as Directress of the classroom team.

    4. Setting up daily program for the children and coordinating the adult classroom team.

    5. Maintaining written records of each child’s work which will be reviewed periodically by the owners in a method approved by the owners.

    6. Coordinating, supervising and participating in daily cleaning schedule,

    7. Working with parents in conferences and parent meetings.

    8. Attending and participating in monthly staff meetings.

    9. Prepare the yearly curriculum plan prior to start of school.

    10. Prepare weekly lesson plans to share with assistant teachers during weekly meetings where notes are to be taken and maintained for review by the owners. 11. Planning, attending, and participating in special activities including, but not limited to:

    * Staff Meetings * Training Sessions

    * Prior to school beginning * Parent Meetings * End of School Event * End of School Work Day

    * Back to school event * Mother’s Night

    * Fall Festival * Father’s Night

    * Winter Program * Any school events for special occasions

    12. Guiding and directing assistant teachers and defining the guidelines for a unified classroom team of adults. The Directress will strive to provide open avenues for communication in all directions.

    13. Teaching and aiding in the development of the students.

    14. Supervising the growth and development of classroom assistants.

    15. Creating a balanced atmosphere of discipline, learning, creativity, and understanding through respect, care and love for the children. Providing a positive attitude and encouragement for the children.

    16. Follow-up as required with parents in a positive and supportive manner of communication.

    17. Speak to children, parents, and staff members at all times in a warm and positive manner, providing positive role model of grace and courtesy. 18. Perform any other duties as necessary in order to conduct an effective and efficient classroom, taking into account the team of teachers and each one’s role in this prepared environment. 19. At the end of the year, the Directress in the 3-6 class will be responsible for preparing a written letter for each Kindergarten student setting forth material covered at Casa dei Bambini and giving the letters to the Secretary by May 1 5, since the last month is very busy. The Directress in the 6-9 and 9-1 2 class will also be responsible for copying all records of students that we know are not returning and giving the packets to the Secretary. These need to be made by May 15th.

    20. Professional dress and speech.

    21. Accept responsibility as Casa Dei Bambini Montessori’s ambassador in the community and at large promoting the school, curriculum, staff, and students in a positive manner.

    22. Inspect the playground each day when the children go out to make sure there are no hazards present which should be immediately removed and alert the Administrator of the hazards.

    23.Prepare an Activity Plan setting forth the daily activities of the classroom which meets the requirements for Licensing. You must post the plan a prominent place in the classroom.

    24. Complete by the end of May the required number of continuing education classes as set forth by the licensing standards and provide the Administrator with a copy of the hours completed. The classes need to be approved by the owners. Failure to complete the necessary licensing education hours by. the end of May will be grounds for terminating a position of employment for the upcoming school year.

    25. Submit supply list to the Administrator and/or get prior approval of material purchases in order to best utilize available resources. Purchases which are made without prior authority may not be approved by the Administrator.

    26. Submit to the secretary, by disk or e-mail, your Monthly Monarch article. The article is due by the 25th day of the preceding month to be published the following month. These articles should describe a Montessori principle or explain the aims/indirect aims of work in the classroom in addition to covering activities of the classroom. This is a educational tool for our parents.

    Under no circumstances is this job description intended to limit the Directress and her duties strictly to those described. The Directress will assist in all other areas as her judgment suggests or as directed by her/his supervisor.

    Please view our website athttp://www.cdbmontessoriaurora.com  or call 630-907-7554 for more information. Resumes can be uploaded on our website for review by the Director.



  • Monday, October 22, 2018 9:56 AM | Anonymous

    Montessori Academy of Morton Grove

    A Montessori School entering its 2nd year is looking for a toddler teacher either trained or in training. If you are a Early Childhood Certified teacher and love toddler please send your resume as well. Please contact Robin at 847-423-2145 and/or email mailto:robin@montessoriacademymg.com


  • Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:46 PM | Anonymous

    Drummond Montessori is an urban school that has reinvented itself. Building on its longstanding tradition (1893) in the Bucktown neighborhood, Drummond School is based on a time-tested philosophy that is usually reserved for private school education. In 2004, with federal funding, Drummond became the first public Montessori School in the City of Chicago — the largest urban district in the United States to embrace this challenge.

    In early August 2004 Drummond opened our doors to three Early Childhood classrooms, comprised of 3, 4, and 5-year-old students. Due to high demand and local interest, our classrooms have grown from the original 3 to 13, accommodating students from pre-school to 8th grade.

    Drummond Montessori is seeking a Lower Elementary Classroom Teacher Assistant (First through third grade) to join our amazing team. For more information regarding the position, feel free to e-mail Principal Kittle at mailto:efkittle@cps.edu.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Certification Requirements. Must possess a valid TASN (NCLB) paraprofessional license from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), which may be applied for and obtained after the successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of college credit at a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or successful completion of a paraprofessional exam (WorkKeys or ParaPro).


  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:24 PM | Anonymous

    Oscar Mayer Magnet School

    Maternity Leave Elementary 1 Teacher

    We are looking to fill a Elem. 1 lead teaching, maternity leave anticipated to begin in December 2018. We would like to find someone who could possibly begin in some capacity in September (as an intern, assistant, etc) so as to have a smooth transition. Candidate must have a valid IL State Teaching Certificate. Montessori certification is ideal, however we will consider candidates who have done some training and is familiar with an Elem. 1 classroom. Interested candidates should email Karen Neary, Montessori Coordinator at kbneary@cps.edu.


  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:22 PM | Anonymous

    Rogers Park Montessori School

    Elementary Program Director

    Rogers Park Montessori School (RPMS) is a not for profit (501) c3, non-sectarian, educational organization located in the Andersonville neighborhood on the north side of Chicago, Illinois. It is a co-educational day school that enrolls children from ages 2 to 14. We are a community of families and educators guided by the philosophy of Maria Montessori. RPMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of Central States (ISACS).

    The school is seeking an Elementary Program Director (grades 1 to 8). The Program Director provides educational support, under the direction of the Principal, for school programs. The Program Director works with the Principal to assess programming needs and staff programs appropriately. The Program Director works with the Principal, Head Teachers, and Assistants to help direct the children’s activities academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach his/her fullest potential.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Program

    · Work with the Principal and teachers to establish educational priorities.

    · Work with the Principal to develop and implement appropriate program curricula in keeping with the Montessori philosophy.

    · Oversee the development and implementation of extra curricular programs. (Elementary PD only)

    · Supervise and run the co-curricular and/or after school programs.

    · Meet with parents as needed regarding behavioral, academic or social/emotional needs.

    Supervisory

    · Observe classrooms regularly to facilitate the development of curriculum and professional development for Head Teachers and Assistants.

    · Assist in the supervision of the head teachers, full day, floats, and/or specials teachers.

    · Provide guidance, training, coaching and development activities to the Head Teachers, full day and/or specials teachers as necessary and conduct regular performance evaluations.

    · Assist the Principal in interviewing new staff members, including placing ads and checking references as required.

    · Assist in the professional development of teaching staff, including in-service programs.

    Communication

    · Communicate and work effectively with other Program Director(s) to ensure channels of communication are clear.

    · Communicate and cooperate with the Administration.

    · Communicate effectively with children.

    · Communicate effectively with parents.

    Child Assessment

    · Work with the Principal and other designated professionals on any difficulties with children, parents and staff.

    · Provide input to the Admissions Director or Principal on recommendations regarding re-enrollment, rejection or dismissal of any child as required.

    · Make recommendations for testing or special needs services to the Principal.

    Testing and Progress Reports

    · Plan testing schedule, including sending communication to families, planning, organizing and ordering practice test material, and ordering tests and test score reports.

    · Analyze test results to determine possible new curriculum goals, including developing a plan for implementation.

    · Plan parent/teacher conferences, including sending communication to parents regarding progress reports and conferences.

    Interpersonal Skills

    · Strong communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with children.

    · High ethical standards.

    · Professional and courteous.

    · Strong organizational skills.

    · Ability to work effectively as a team member.

    · Flexibility and openness to new ideas.

    Qualifications

    · Bachelor’s degree and Elementary Montessori certification.

    · Experience with and understanding of the development of children.

    Ability to fulfill requirements of all state and local licensing agencies affecting RPMS.

    Please send resume and references to Ben Blair at bblair@rpmschool.org.


  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:21 PM | Anonymous

    Drummond Montessori

    Lower Elementary Job Description

    Drummond Montessori is an urban school that has reinvented itself. Building on its longstanding tradition (1893) in the Bucktown neighborhood, Drummond School is based on a time-tested philosophy that is usually reserved for private school education. In 2004, with federal funding, Drummond became the first public Montessori School in the City of Chicago — the largest urban district in the United States to embrace this challenge.

    In early August 2004 Drummond opened our doors to three Early Childhood classrooms, comprised of 3, 4, and 5-year-old students. Due to high demand and local interest, our classrooms have grown from the original 3 to 13, accommodating students from pre-school to 8th grade.

    We offer a full-day program for all students, beginning at the age of three. Our day begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. All 3- and 4-year-old children have a rest period in the afternoon while our 5-year-olds receive additional instruction with their teachers.

    We are seeking a Lower Elementary Classroom Teacher (First through third grade) to join our amazing team. For more information regarding the position, feel free to e-mail Principal Kittle at efkittle@cps.edu.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    ● A Bachelor’s Degree, and valid Illinois State teaching certificate

    ● Experience working with diverse students and families, and a commitment for advocating for all children

    ● Growth mindset and belief that all children can learn and achieve at high levels

    ●Excellent relationship building and communication skills with adults and students alike

    ● Team player willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done

    ● Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

    ● Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

    ● Excellent organizational, planning and implementation skills

    ● Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:11 PM | Anonymous

    Montessori Language School

    Executive Director

    Intercultural Montessori Language School (Intercultural) with campuses in Chicago and Oak Park, IL, delivers a unique dual language/Montessori blended education serving 300 students ages 3 to 14. The Board seeks a Head of School to serve as philosophical and instructional leader to serve as the Executive Director to lead both the Chicago and Oak Park campuses. The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to the Montessori method and dual language program, and have experience in an established school. The Executive Director will report to Intercultural’s Board of Directors.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong advocate for Montessori education.

    • Strong advocate for dual language education.

    • Montessori certification through an accredited institution preferred.

    • Previous working in a Montessori school strongly recommended with leadership responsibilities.

    • Administrator/Principal certification and/or experience strongly recommended.

    • Robust leadership skills.

    • Experience creating an organization and maintaining sustainability preferred.

    • Proven experience with staff supervision and budget management.

    • Ability/Willingness to lead in fund development, including identification, cultivation and stewardship of donors.

    • Highly self-motivated.

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    The position begins July 1, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with experience and certification. Apply online at www.hyasearch.com. Application deadline is May 22, 2018. Interviews begin May 23, 2018.

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:06 PM | Anonymous

    Naperville Montessori School
    2936 Artesian Road
    Naperville, IL 60502
    630.904.5399
    Montessori.com

    Infant-Toddler Teacher

    Located in far southwest Naperville at the intersection of Route 59 and 87th Street, Naperville Montessori School, established in 1999, inspires children 3 months through 8th grade. We are seeking an Infant-Toddler teacher with excellent customer service skills who value working as part of a close-knit school.

    Candidates for Infant-Toddler teacher must have a grounding in Montessori philosophy and have or be working toward a MACTE-accredited certification. BS/BA degree is preferred; must be Illinois Teacher Qualified with at least 18 credit hours of early childhood education.

    Naperville Montessori School is an affiliate of Montessori Unlimited. We offer full and part-time positions, offer competitive wages and great benefits. Please visit our web-site, Montessori.com to learn more and begin an employment portfolio. Phone calls to the school are also welcome; 630-904-5399.


  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:03 PM | Anonymous

    Montessori Academy of Illinois
    Park Ridge, IL 60068

    Located in downtown Park Ridge near the train station, Montessori Academy of Illinois, established in 1993, serves children ages 6 weeks through 6 years of age. Our staff becomes like a family member as we serve the needs of our students and parents in four classrooms, one for Infants, one for Toddlers and two for 3-6 year old children. Currently, we are seeking an Infant-Toddler teacher and Teacher’s Assistant with good people skills who value working as part of a close-knit school.

    Candidates for Infant-Toddler teacher must have a grounding in Montessori philosophy and have, or be working toward an AMS certification. BS / BA degree is required with at least 18 hours of early childhood education. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Disability insurance is offered. If a candidate has 21+ hours of early child childhood education and is organized with computer skills, there is a Teacher-Assistant Head of School position for a higher salary.

    For the Teacher’s Assistant position, the school will pay for Montessori certification for the right candidate. Early childhood education is a plus.

    Positions open immediately, as the school is also planning an expansion in nearby Niles in the Fall of 2018.

    Interested candidates, please forward resumes to our Head of School, Charlene Alderete at: c.alderete@montessoriacademyofillinois.com

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