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  • 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

  • Wednesday, February 02, 2022 11:36 AM | Anonymous

    Nestled in the Bowmanville neighborhood just 10 miles north of downtown Chicago, Rogers Park Montessori School serves children ages 2-14. The students, teaching faculty, and parents of our two toddler classrooms, six 3-6 classrooms, five 6-9 classrooms, four 9-12 classrooms, and one Middle School classroom are a close-knit school community. We have a proud tradition of teacher collaboration and support. 

    Interested candidates, please forward cover letter and resume to resumes@rpms.org

    ABOUT THE POSITIONS 

    We seek a Toddler Head Teacher who has strong organization and communication skills and values working as part of a dynamic, creative team. 

    Toddler Head Teacher Responsibilities 

    ● Guide and direct the children’s activities academically, emotionally, and physically. 

    ● Maintain curriculum planning, observational, academic records, and progress reports. 

    ● Maintain an orderly, clean environment, allowing children participation as appropriate. 

    ● Supervise the classroom Assistant, providing guidance and training as needed.

    ● Provide ongoing communication to parents as needed. 

    ● Proactively initiate discussions with the Principal, Program Director, and parents in the early stages of issues. 

    Toddler Head Teacher Minimum Qualifications 

    ● Associates degree 

    ● 21 ECE hours 

    ● and a grounding in Montessori philosophy (or a willingness to learn) 

    RPMS is committed to ensuring our employees represent our diverse school community and to creating an inclusive workplace environment welcoming to people of all backgrounds. RPMS strongly encourages applications from people of color, people of

    all genders and sexual orientations, people with disabilities, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. RPMS prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

    Job Type: Full-time 

    Benefits: 

    ● 401(k) 

    ● Dental insurance 

    ● Employee discount 

    ● Health insurance 

    ● Life insurance 

    ● Paid time off 

    ● Professional development assistance 

    ● Vision insurance 

    Schedule: 

    ● 8 hour shift 

    Education: 

    ● Associate (Preferred) 

    License/Certification: 

    ● CPR Certification (Preferred) 

    ● Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred) 

    Work Location: One location

  • Wednesday, February 02, 2022 11:33 AM | Anonymous

    Nestled in the Bowmanville neighborhood just 10 miles north of Downtown Chicago, RogersPark Montessori School, established in 1966, serves children ages 2-14. We have a proud tradition of teacher collaboration and support. The students, teaching faculty, and parents of our two toddler classrooms, six 3-6 classrooms, five 6-9 classrooms, four 9-12 classrooms, and one Middle School classroom comprise a close-knit school community. 

    Currently, we are seeking motivated Lower Elementary Lead Teachers with strong organization and communication skills who value working as part of a dynamic, creative team to join our school community. 

    Candidates for classroom teacher positions must have a grounding in Montessori philosophy and have, or be working toward, AMS or AMI elementary certification. BS/BA degree is required. 

    Interested candidates, please forward cover letter and resume to resumes@rpms.org

    Compensation 

    Compensation commensurate with experience. 

    Health, dental, vision coverage available for full-time employees. 

    401k matching 

    Application Information 

    Please submit resumes and cover letter to resumes@rpms.org

    RPMS is committed to ensuring our employees represent our diverse school community and to creating an inclusive workplace environment welcoming to people of all backgrounds. RPMS strongly encourages applications from people of color, people of all genders and sexual orientations, people with disabilities, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. RPMS prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Monday, November 22, 2021 9:12 AM | Anonymous

    Rock Prairie Montessori School in Janesville, Wisconsin is looking to expand and needs a full time or part time Lower Elementary Guide. We are a school sited on 10 wooded acres and have authentic Montessori programming from toddler through middle school. This position would start in the 2022-2023 school year. Please see our website with more information www.rock prairie montessori.com. Any inquiries can be directed to Martha Carver, Head of School mcarver@rockprairiemontessori.com

  • Friday, October 29, 2021 10:00 AM | 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 Primary Classroom with children ages 3-6.

    Schedule: 

    ●      Monday to Friday - 8:00 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.

    ●      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 your resume to office_manager@ronaldknox.org

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:16 PM | Anonymous

    School Name: All Day Montessori

    Position: Head of School

    Position Start DateJuly 2022

    Location: Beverly neighborhood of Chicago

    School Address: 1819 West 99th St., Chicago, IL  60643

    Website: alldaymontessori.org

     

    Point of Contact:   

    Name:Carla Hofland

    Email:carlah@metromontessori.com

    Phone:301-230-0901

     

    Position Description:

    All Day Montessori, located in the lovely Beverly neighborhood of Chicago, IL, is looking for a talented, passionate, and energetic Head of School. The next HOS will be leading a school that is deeply rooted in all-day Montessori and early learning education, and firmly grounded by its long history, success, well-established culture, and dedicated staff and board. This is an amazing opportunity for a compassionate, energetic school leader who can honor the school’s legacy, serve as a collaborative role model and guide this school into the future. ADM’s reputation in the community and strong enrollment offers the prospect of exciting possibilities for a new HOS. 


    The extremely dedicated administration and faculty are looking for a leader to join them, meet them where they are, support them, and inspire them. Parents have a desire to be kept informed of issues and activities affecting their children and the school. 


    The HOS is responsible for the execution of the mission and vision to produce the highest level of education consistent with the educational standards set forth by the AMS. The new HOS must possess both Montessori and early learning expertise, as well as the business acumen to understand, lead, and execute all aspects of the school operation and management. 


    The HOS is under the direct supervision of the ADM Board, which is responsible for the HOS’s hiring and annual evaluation. The HOS works closely with the Board, which has governance responsibility for the school. 


    ADM is looking for an excellent new leader to be in place for the start of the 2022-2023 school year.


    Education Requirements:

    • Montessori credential from a MACTE accredited teacher education program

    • A Bachelor’s degree; advanced degrees in a related field; a secondary degree in social work, business administration or a related field is a plus

    Qualifications and Skills/Experience: 

    • Administrative experience in an educational setting; three years’ experience and administration in a Montessori school

    • Montessori teaching experience required; three-year minimum

    • Experience with regulatory, personnel, budget, and fiscal management

    • Experience working with families and leaders from diverse community area


    Applicant Instructions

    Interested candidates will submit the following documents, by November 15, 2021, via email to Carla Hofland, Consultant, Metro Consulting Services

    1. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee expressing interest in and detailing qualifications for the position 

    2. A current resume 

    3. A statement of educational leadership philosophy (1-2 pages) 

    4. Two examples of writing on a school or educational topic (can be school  newsletter/communications) 

    5. Five references (including email addresses and telephone numbers) that can be  contacted confidentially 

    6. Other documents/media may be required later in the process 


    Candidates’ engagement with the search will be kept confidential until the final stage of the process. Note that the search will continue until a qualified candidate has been hired. Candidates are free to communicate directly with Carla Hofland via email or phone (301) 230-0901 regarding the search process. 


    For a complete overview of the position, visit www.metroconsultingservices.com/open-searches

  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:53 PM | Anonymous

    Overview 

    Seton Montessori School offers a unique suburban Montessori experience. Our campus in Clarendon Hills, Illinois (15 miles west of Chicago) typically serves 210 children from infants to 12 years of age. We have an exceptional and experienced teaching staff, financial health, a diverse and supportive parent body, and a rich history of preparing children, families and Montessori educators and leaders for success. Seton is an American Montessori Society accredited school. A lab school for the Seton Montessori Institute, we hold ourselves to the highest expectations of the integrity of Montessori implementation, to our deep interest in dialogue and research, and to changing the world through Montessori education.

    As a member of Seton’s leadership team, the Assistant Head of School will provide leadership, oversight, and vision for both the day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives of the school. A self-starter, the Assistant Head of School should be prepared to assume support of day-to-day operations, program integrity, staffing (hiring and scheduling), facility maintenance, and licensing oversight. The Assistant Head will partner closely with the Head of School, administrative team, teaching specialists, faculty and staff, students, and families to continue to develop and promote curriculum, programs, and instructional practices that reflect Seton’s mission to prepare children and adults to become thoughtful, effective agents for peace and progress in themselves, their communities, and the world.

    The ideal candidate will be a team player who has a warm collaborative, flexible nature, positive energy, sense of humor, and is a consensus builder. They will have excellent communication skills including outstanding writing and speaking skills. Additionally, they will have demonstrated a deep interest in developing their awareness of, and actions around, supporting diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in the community. Lastly, the right candidate will have experience as a solid decision-maker with excellent judgment, an interest in growing and evolving as a leader and someone who embodies leadership via Montessori principles in order to best serve the community. 

     

    About Seton Montessori School

    Our Mission  | Our mission is to prepare children and adults to become thoughtful, effective agents for peace and progress in themselves, their communities, and the world.

    Our Vision | Our vision is to provide a vital and high-quality learning environment in the Montessori tradition, based on respect for the person’s unique learning patterns, observation as the basis for responsive educational planning, and commitment to continuous transformation and development of all members of the learning community.

    Our History | Seton Montessori School was established in 1965. Since then, we’ve grown to serve over 210 children from infancy through 6th grade. Our campus boasts four buildings and is spread over more than six beautiful acres in suburban Chicago. Seton is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization.

    Our Educators and Programs | Seton Montessori School has a staff of 30 with many having worked at the school for 10 years or more. Seton Montessori School educators are selected for their professional talents and their constant and loving concern for the children in their charge. Seton Montessori lead teachers are fully AMS or AMI certified and hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. 

    Seton Montessori School is held in very high regard locally, nationally and internationally. Our strong reputation is a natural outcome of our long-standing teacher certification programs and the unparalleled commitment of our faculty to the Montessori mission.

    Our Affiliations | Seton Montessori is an American Montessori Society (AMS) accredited school, registered with the Illinois State Board of Education, and participates in the Illinois Excelerate Childcare Quality Rating System, which gives the school a Gold Circle of Quality rating. In addition, Seton Montessori’s summer camp program is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA). 

    Our Community | We believe that teaching children effectively requires close collaboration between parents, teachers, and administrators. The social life of each class and the community-at-large offers enormous learning opportunities for every child. All members of the child’s family are encouraged to participate in the life of the school in a variety of ways, including parent education, classroom activities, volunteer efforts, and community gatherings. 

     

    Learn More |To learn more, please visit our website: http://www.SetonMontessori.org/school 


    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Montessori certification from AMS/AMI 

    • Bachelor's Degree required, graduate degree preferred

    • US work authorization

    • Firm commitment to upholding the school’s mission and anti-bias/anti-racist pedagogy

    Preferred:

    • 3+ years experience in educational setting

    • Director qualified for Department of Children and Family Services

    • Previous experience managing people and/or projects with identified outcomes

     

    What We Offer

    • Full time, year-round position 

    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, within the range of $60-$70K

    • Health, dental, and vision insurance

    • Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance

    • 401k with 3% company match

    • Paid time off and paid vacation

    • 50% tuition discount for children at any school in our network

    • Ongoing professional development

    • A network of supportive peers and mentors

    • Career growth

    • The rewarding experience of contributing to a high-quality Montessori program that serves individual needs of each child


    How to Apply

    To submit your resume and cover letter, please email Jobs@SetonMontessori.org. Be sure to indicate if you were referred to the job by someone. All submissions are confidential.

     

    Seton Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, physical or mental ability, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws in the admission of otherwise qualified students or in the administration of its educational policies or programs, hiring, or employment practices.

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