Montessori Primary Directress 3-6 (Lincoln Park)

Monday, August 10, 2020 3:39 PM | Anonymous

Start Date

August 2020

Application Window

Ongoing until position is filled

Position Description

We are hiring a Directress to join our Cardinal Bernardin Montessori Academy community for the 2020-21school year. The Directress will lead a Primary (3-6) Montessori classroom. The position is a full-time opportunity to work with children, an amazing team, and to receive great benefits. Cardinal Bernardin Montessori Academy seeks a cheerful, gentle and energetic individual to lead students aged three to six.

Located on a beautiful 2-acre urban campus in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois.

Large, airy classrooms, dedicated parents, pleasant work atmosphere, competitive salary and excellent benefits including ongoing paid professional development.

Bachelor's degree is required.

AMI, AMS, NCME and/or MACTE credential 3-6 is preferred, but we will provide a paid internship in pursuit of completion of Montessori credential. Professionals from traditionally underserved backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

About the Employer

Cardinal Bernardin Montessori Academy has paved the way as a successful model for private Catholic education for over 20 years. Of the thousands of private and hundreds of public Montessori schools in the United States, there are only about 25 private, Catholic Montessori Schools in the entire country. Cardinal Bernardin Montessori Academy is the only Catholic Montessori School in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

MISSION: inspire, nurture, and empower children to live up to the full promise of their individual and unique talents and capabilities and to support their parents through an educational model that combines Montessori education with a Catholic environment.

VISION: To launch students into life as faithful, independent, compassionate and respectful members of society who are prepared for academic, social and emotional success and who use their freedom wisely.


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