JOBS

AIMS offers free job posting for all Montessori schools! Email the full details of any job openings at your school to Denise Monnier at executivedirector@ilmontessori.org

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  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022 3:37 PM | Anonymous

    Brickton Montessori School, an accredited, non-profit school located near O'Hare in Chicago, is currently interviewing for an Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher for our Toddler (24-36 months) classroom. We are looking for a nurturing individual with:  

    • a passion and understanding for this developmental level  
    • a strong grasp of Montessori philosophy and practice 
    • an affinity for supporting parents and parent education
    • good communication skills (written and verbal) 
    • an openness to collaborate with other Infant & Toddler teachers.  

    The position is full-time, and the candidate should have AMI or AMS training for Infant/Toddler and/or ECE development courses to satisfy DCFS standards. We also welcome individuals working toward completion of their 0 – 3 credential and in need of an internship site. Lead teachers receive multiple benefits including health insurance, tuition discounts, paid professional development, and 403b matching. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Erica Lane, Head of School, at erica.lane@brickton.org

  • Wednesday, June 01, 2022 10:56 AM | Anonymous

    Assistant Teaching Position

    Rose Hall Montessori School is looking for an Assistant Teacher to join its Primary (3–6-year-old) teaching team. Rose Hall is a small, nurturing, community school with great parents, flexible and collaborative teachers, and a supportive Administration. Rose Hall is a member of the American Montessori Society and has been serving children and families on the North Shore for almost 40 years. 

    The Position:

    The Assistants role is to support the Lead Teacher as they prepare the classroom each day, work as part of a team to support the children in the classroom and collaborate on curriculum changes. It is crucial that the individual has strong communication skills, be organized, creative, responsible, and collegial. The ideal candidate would have prior Montessori experience, or experience in an educational setting, a commitment to the Montessori philosophy, and 6 credentialed hours of early childhood education. 

    The position is Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, beginning August 2022, with a one week on-boarding summer commitment in June.

    Benefits:

    • Competitive pay

    • Health Insurance

    • Professional development and growth opportunities

    • Paid school holidays and personal days

    • Optional self-funded retirement savings

    Experience and Credentials:

    • Bachelor’s degree

    • Experience working with children

    Email resume and cover letter to:

    Caroline Baxter: carolinebaxter@rosehallmontessori.org 

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2022 10:12 AM | Anonymous

    We are seeking an Assistant Head of School to join our team to support and improve the daily operations of our school. Spark Montessori is an authentic Montessori school for families living in the modern world. Our dual-language program combines high-fidelity Montessori education with a robust nature-based Outdoor program in Horner Park. We believe that the key to building an exceptional school is to create a positive environment where not only children thrive but so do all of the adults in the community. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is passionate about building a positive work culture that supports and encourages personal growth, accountability, and development. This is a full time job with competitive pay and benefits.

    Job Requirements:

    • Take full ownership of the enrollment process - lead and waitlist management, prospective parent phone calls and tours, new family onboarding, and record-keeping
    • Develop ways to build community through content generation, events, and outreach
    • Address parent questions and concerns in a timely, professional, and collaborative manner
    • Managing the general day to day operations of the school - including but not limited to procurement, substitute coverage, vendor management, billing, and facilities management
    • Support other miscellaneous needs of the administrative team

    For more information, please email your resume to margaret@sparkmontessori.org

  • Thursday, March 31, 2022 11:42 AM | Anonymous

    Crystal Lake Montessori is looking to hire a certified lead teacher for our Elementary II (9-12 year old) Program. This is a full-time position for the 2022-23 school year. The applicant should possess patience and respect for children, the ability to encourage children to be independent, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with students, parents, and staff.

    A Montessori 9-12 credential from a MACTE-accredited Montessori training program is required. We are not able to accommodate international candidates requiring H1 Visas.

    If interested, please email a cover letter and your resume to Beth Huffman at administration@clms.org. You may also contact us directly at 815-338-0013. Visit our website at https://clms.org.

    Founded in 1981, Crystal Lake Montessori School is fully accredited by AMS with programs from Birth-Middle School. Our school is recognized as an International Peace site and a Certified Wildlife Habitat. The campus is located on 3.6 acres of beautiful property along Country Club Road near Woodstock, Illinois and serves students in the region of McHenry County, western Lake County, and southern Wisconsin.

    Crystal Lake Montessori School is committed to equal opportunity and respect for diversity. The school does not discriminate based on race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, socio-economic level, religion, learning style, genetic information, or physical ability.

  • Thursday, March 31, 2022 11:41 AM | Anonymous

    Crystal Lake Montessori is looking to hire a certified lead teacher for our Early Childhood / Toddler (2-3 year old) Program. This is a full-time position for the 2022-23 school year. The applicant should possess patience and respect for children, the ability to encourage children to be independent, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with students, parents, and staff.

    A Montessori 0-3 credential from a MACTE-accredited Montessori training program is required. We are not able to accommodate international candidates requiring H1 Visas.

    If interested, please email a cover letter and your resume to Beth Huffman at administration@clms.org. You may also contact us directly at 815-338-0013. Visit our website at https://clms.org.

    Founded in 1981, Crystal Lake Montessori School is fully accredited by AMS with programs from Birth-Middle School. Our school is recognized as an International Peace site and a Certified Wildlife Habitat. The campus is located on 3.6 acres of beautiful property along Country Club Road near Woodstock, Illinois and serves students in the region of McHenry County, western Lake County, and southern Wisconsin.

    Crystal Lake Montessori School is committed to equal opportunity and respect for diversity. The school does not discriminate based on race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, socio-economic level, religion, learning style, genetic information, or physical ability.

  • Thursday, March 31, 2022 11:40 AM | Anonymous

    Crystal Lake Montessori is looking to hire a certified lead teacher for our Primary (3-6 year old) Program. This is a full-time position for the 2022-23 school year. The applicant should possess patience and respect for children, the ability to encourage children to be independent, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with students, parents, and staff.

    A Montessori 3-6 credential from a MACTE-accredited Montessori training program is required. We are not able to accommodate international candidates requiring H1 Visas.

    If interested, please email a cover letter and your resume to Beth Huffman at administration@clms.org. You may also contact us directly at 815-338-0013. Visit our website at https://clms.org.

    Founded in 1981, Crystal Lake Montessori School is fully accredited by AMS with programs from Birth-Middle School. Our school is recognized as an International Peace site and a Certified Wildlife Habitat. The campus is located on 3.6 acres of beautiful property along Country Club Road near Woodstock, Illinois and serves students in the region of McHenry County, western Lake County, and southern Wisconsin.

    Crystal Lake Montessori School is committed to equal opportunity and respect for diversity. The school does not discriminate based on race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, socio-economic level, religion, learning style, genetic information, or physical ability.

  • Monday, February 28, 2022 12:03 PM | Anonymous

    Gan Montessori is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and motivated Lead Teacher for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year and beyond. We are a new Jewish Montessori school in Wilmette, Illinois. We have a full-time position available for our 3-6 classroom with the potential to grow into other positions. The days/hours of this position is Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

    Your Role:

    As the Lead Teacher, you will create and lead a model early childhood Montessori classroom as a part of our founding team. You will partner with our families to meet each child's individual needs and foster a deep sense of community within your classroom and our school. You will be provided with a fully equipped early childhood classroom with high-quality Montessori materials and furniture along with a budget to make your classroom unique. The Lead Teacher does not need to be Jewish.

    What we offer:  

    • Highly competitive salary and benefits
    • Ongoing professional development and a network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices 
    • Career growth and promotion opportunities 
    • Opportunity to contribute to a high-quality Montessori program 
    • Paid school holidays, including national holidays, winter break, spring break, all major Jewish holidays and summer recess. 

    We'd love to talk to you if you:    

    • Have a Bachelor's degree 
    • Completed AMS or AMI Montessori Training
    • Have experience working in a 3-6 Montessori classroom
    • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and are eager to help build an incredible foundation for our new community school
    • Are open to guiding your colleagues, and be guided by them in turn 
    • Are eager to partner with families as they begin their Montessori journey
    • Take pride in your work and are friendly with error 
    • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

    About Gan Montessori:

    We are a new Jewish Montessori early childhood program starting our inaugural year in September 2022. We are new members of the Association of Illinois Montessori Schools (AIMS) and American Montessori Society (AMS). We are currently on the pathway for AMS accreditation. At Gan Montessori, children develop a strong sense of identity, self-confidence, and develop pride in their Jewish heritage. We view education as not just a means of transmitting knowledge, but as a way to support the full development of children as individuals and as members of a community. Gan Montessori is a place where children feel at home, and feel the freedom to explore and grow.

    Email Your Resume with a Cover Letter:

    Esther Leah Teldon: estherleah@chabadwilmette.com 


  • Monday, February 28, 2022 12:02 PM | Anonymous

    Spark Montessori LEAD PRIMARY TEACHER

    Spark Montessori is an authentic Montessori school that seeks a Montessori trained teacher to guide one of our Primary classrooms.  Our primary classrooms serve children ages 3- 6 years.  Our school prioritizes high fidelity Montessori, Spanish-English language development, and ample time outdoors in nature.

    Credential Requirements:

    • AMS or AMI certified at the Primary level (3-6)
    • At least 2 years of experience working in a Montessori classroom
    • Meet the DCFS requirements for a teacher

    Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Professional Development Support, Tuition Remission, Paid Breaks, Holidays, Personal, and Sick Days

    School location: 4326 N California, Chicago IL 60618

    https://www.sparkmontessori.org


  • Monday, February 28, 2022 12:01 PM | Anonymous

    Spark Montessori LEAD TODDLER TEACHER

    Spark Montessori is an authentic Montessori school that seeks to hire an individual who has interest in becoming a Montessori trained Toddler teacher.  This individual should have experience working with toddlers in a group setting and be willing to work towards becoming a credentialed Montessori lead guide.  We are willing to sponsor and support an individual to achieve their certification through an AMI or AMS affiliated teacher training program. Our Toddler Program serves children ages 15 months through 3 years old. Our school prioritizes high fidelity Montessori, Spanish-English language development, and ample time outdoors in nature.

    Credential Requirements:

    • 2-3 years experience in working with toddler aged children in any setting
    • DCFS teacher credential preferred
    • Montessori experience preferred but not required 

    Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Professional Development Support, Tuition Remission, Paid Breaks, Holidays, Personal, and Sick Days

    School location: 4326 N California, Chicago IL 60618

    https://www.sparkmontessori.org

  • Friday, February 04, 2022 12:07 PM | Anonymous

    Ronald Knox Montessori School is an AMS accredited school, philosophically rooted in the methods of Maria Montessori. We are looking for an energetic and motivated teacher to lead a Toddler   Classroom with children who are 2 years of age.    


    Schedule:  

    • Monday to Friday – 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

    Salary: 

    • Compensation is competitive and is based on education and experience   


    THE POSITION

    The position responsibilities include: 

    • Nurture the academic, social, physical, and emotional development of each child in accordance with the curriculum and the Montessori philosophy. 

    • Demonstrate a working knowledge and application of Montessori principles/philosophy. 

    • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of an orderly, clean learning environment, well-equipped with the appropriate materials and supplies. 

    • Supervise the children as directed inside and outside the classroom, during transitions which may include lunchtime, outside time, and others as scheduled.  

    • Maintain and foster positive and constructive interaction with children and parents. 

    • Prepare progress reports twice a year and lead parent teacher conferences.   

    • Attend scheduled staff meetings and professional development workshops.  


    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

    • Bachelor's degree required. 

    • 0-3 Montessori certification is required.  

    • First Aid, CPR, Mandated Reporter training is required after being hired.  

    • Illinois Food Handler training is required after being hired.  

    • Excellent observation, interpersonal, active listening skills are essential.  

    • Personal values reflect the values of the school and method including treating children as competent individuals and appreciating a diverse school environment.

    • Must be adaptable to various situations and the changing needs of the school.

    • Must be able to stay calm, keep voice volume at courteous level ensuring private conversations take place at the appropriate time and place for confidentiality.


    BENEFITS OFFERED: 

    • Health and Dental Insurance

    • Retirement Plan - 403B with a 3% match

    • Paid Time Off


    OUR SCHOOL:

    Ronald Knox offers an education for children from 6 months to 6 years old.  Our mission is to inspire our children to be leaders, innovators, and stewards of our world.  As Montessori educators, we believe teachers observe, personalize, and facilitate learning. Offering choice and self-paced materials increase each learner's engagement and mastery of skills or concepts. Differentiated instruction and student-initiated learning are encouraged.  


    Please send resume and cover letter to blythe_silva@ronaldknox.org

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