University Village Montessori School in Chicago is opening an Elementary Program in 2021 and is seeking a seasoned lead Elementary teacher to start the program. This is a full-time, year-round position. The teacher should possess: an understanding of child development, patience and respect for children; the ability to encourage children to be independent; model for them appropriate behavior; cultivate an elementary environment rich with Montessori philosophy that is both safe and engaging for the children; provide opportunities that enhance the child's social, physical and intellectual development; exhibit exceptional interpersonal skills; and can effectively collaborate with students, parents, and staff to nurture a passion for learning in the elementary child.
We are an AMS full member school and are working on Step 7 of the Pathway to Accreditation.
A Bachelor's degree is required along with Montessori certification at the Elementary level by an MACTE accredited Montessori training program. A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience as a lead teacher is desired.
To indicate your interest in the position, please email a cover letter and your resume to our Executive Director, Kiran Devani at email@example.com. You may also contact us directly at 773-800-9780.