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Village Montessori School

POSITION: 

Head of School

LOCATION:

Indianapolis IN

POSITION DATE:

June 2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

6535 Ferguson St.

Indianapolis, IN 46220

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Sarah Wallace
Email: sarah.shotwell@gmail.com

WEBSITE:  https://www.indyvillagemontessori.com/

DESCRIPTION:  

School Description: conveniently located in Midtown Indianapolis, Village Montessori School has been providing high quality education for children ages 3-6 since 2010. We serve the whole child by implementing the educational methods of Dr. Maria Montessori.

 

It is our intent to build a solid foundation on which each child can continue to develop with grace and nurture their innate love of learning. Since its inception, Village Montessori School has set itself apart as a unique and special community where teachers and families come together to celebrate childhood and learning. We are now in search of our next school leader, who will guide all daily operations while helping define the future of our beautiful school.


As Head of School you will be responsible for the management of all school admissions and school operations, acting as the school’s chief operations officer.


Your responsibilities and authority would include, but are not limited to:
-Modeling the mission and values of our school and the Montessori philosophy.
-Execution of the school’s strategic plan, as set by the Board of Directors.
-Management (including hiring) of all school employees and staff.
-Enforcement of all regulatory requirements. 
-Oversight of all financial operations of the school.
-Management of the maintenance of the school’s facilities and grounds.
-Oversight of the academic and extra-curricular  programs of the school in concert with
the Lead Teacher, including the assessment of effectiveness of the various operations
and programs of the school.
-Disciplinary oversight, and point of contact for any disciplinary action related to any
student or staff member.
-Management of admissions, recruitment, marketing, fundraising, and community
relations.
 
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
-Maintaining our school culture, acting as primary point of contact and touchpoint for
school families and community members.
-All aspects of the school’s admissions and recruitment, including marketing,
dissemination of information and forms, communication with prospective families, the
conducting of school tours, and onboarding of new families.
-Management of all staff, including: hiring; training and continuing education; calendars
and scheduling; evaluations; maintenance of records; tracking of time off; ensuring
proper staffing.
-School office management, including: maintenance of all staff and student records;
taking phone calls and returning messages; general staffing of the office.
-School communications and volunteer coordination.
-Maintenance of  the school building, including: working with the Board of Directors and
the landlord; understanding what requires maintenance, when, and by whom; ensuring
compliance with all FSSA and Fire Marshal requirements.
-Liaise with the Board of Directors: assist in creation of the school calendar; coordinate
on budget creation; attend board meetings and report to the board.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

​Knowledge and understanding of child development with direct experience working with
children
-Exceptional people and organizational skills
-Hiring/HR experience preferred
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Administration and/or admissions experience preferred
-Flexible team player with an ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of
personalities
-Problem solver with a willingness to jump into a variety of situations based on immediate
need
-Strong attention to detail
-Understanding of childcare facility policies and compliance requirements preferred
-Budget creation and management experience preferred
-Quickbooks experience preferred
-Strong Microsoft Office experience/skills preferred
Bonus Qualifications
-Previous Montessori leadership 
-Office management experience/skills 
-Marketing knowledge/experience 
-Social media knowledge/understanding

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • BA/BS in education and/or Montessori teaching experience preferred

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Interested applicants should reach out to Sarah Wallace via email (sarah.shotwell@gmail.com) with an updated resume and cover letter.

 

Marquette Montessori Elementary

POSITION: 

Elementary Principal

LOCATION:

South Bend, IN

POSITION DATE:

3/24/2021 - 04/08/2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

1818 Bergan St.

South Bend, IN 46628

POINT OF CONTACT:   
Email: hiring@jacqbennettconsulting.com
Phone: (574) 393-6000

DESCRIPTION:  

Salary Range: 80K to 120K annually with a 5K stipend available

Contract Length: Contractual Year

Preferred Application Deadline: April 8, 2021

Start Date: Immediate preferred; July 1, 2021 required

Supervisor: Director of School Learning- Turnaround

Basic Function: The principal’s core responsibility is the improvement of student learning toward the vision of Quality Learning for Every Student Every Day actualized when every student meets grade level expectations. This work is done by an individual who is a visionary, disciplined, and courageous in their instructional leadership efforts. Toward this end, 70% or more of his/her time is to be devoted to curriculum, instruction, professional learning, and the systems necessary to support these. Serves as the instructional, organizational, and cultural leader of the school.

Supervises all certified and non-certified personnel serving in the school.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Demonstrated proficiency at the following, with consistent focus on the achievement of high standards by all students: ■ Developing and nurturing a school climate focused on and supporting significant learning by all through a Montessori approach and design ■ Engaging community stakeholders and partners in the educational opportunities of the building ■ Prioritizing family and community member engagement in service of improving student learning outcomes ■ Developing systems around the use of Restorative Justice, PBIS, and a MTSS to address the needs of all learners including adults ■ Formulating long range goals and using a systems approach to planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services ■ Accurately assessing the effectiveness of teachers on the dimensions of; ○ understanding and organizing subject matter for student learning ○ planning instruction and designing learning experiences for all students ○ creating and maintaining an effective environment for student learning ○ engaging and supporting all students in learning, ■ Assessing student learning, and developing as a professional educator to address the needs of all students; ■ Developing and using a formative and summative assessment system at the building level that guides and informs instruction and student learning supports ■ Developing, facilitating, and assessing professional learning programs and activities guided by the Standards for Professional Learning and other best practice. ■ Providing effective leadership and facilitation in administrative and leadership teams; ■ Organizing personnel, materials, and facilities in efficient support of student learning; ■ Working effectively with diverse people and groups; ■ Cultivating a safe school environment that is conducive to teaching and learning ■ Developing a collegial environment that supports student leadership, collaboration, and growth ■ Establishing and maintaining a school culture of high academic and behavioral expectations ■ Evaluating the progress of all school-based staff in accordance with state law and policy Turnaround Abilities: Demonstrated ability to lead turnaround efforts in a collaborative environment including both external and internal partners. Ability to put systems in place to ensure accelerated achievement of students, while ensuring sustainability of achievement and growth. ■ Setting a vision for the school’s academic program and inspiring buy-in from staff and students ■ Hiring, training, managing, supervising, and coaching school-based staff with a focus on providing actionable, concrete feedback ■ Monitoring, supporting, and developing staff instructional learning experiences through targeted, results-oriented professional development experiences ■ Collaborating with teacher leadership teams to develop and approve operational plans that set policies for the school ■ Developing, managing, and implementing a budget that supports the school’s vision, mission, and goals ■ Consistently monitoring progress towards goals and pursue continuous improvement ■ Delegating leadership and decision–making effectively throughout the school ■ Communicating and engaging with the broader school community in an effective, timely, and compelling manner ■ Collaborating with external educational partners to develop clear improvement and turnaround strategies ■ Ability to think from a systemic perspective ■ Engaging strategies to overcome obstacles such as implementation gap, collective bargaining, etc. ■ Leading and making decisions based on data and evidence/research based practices ■ Creative thinking ability and the ability to effectively manage others towards outcomes and ambitious goals despite significant obstacles. ■ Ensuring the accreditation of Marquette through the American Montessori Society ■ Relentlessly focused on results and committed to the continual improvement of the building and greater community of the school

 

It is the policy of SOUTH BEND COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION to forbid acts of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, limited English proficiency, national origin, age or disability in its educational programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay act of 1973, Title IX (1972 Education Amendments), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title I and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991. (Educational Policy #1200)

 

Information about designated compliance coordinators and grievance processes may be obtained by contacting the receptionist at the Administration Building, 215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., South Bend, IN 46601 at 574-393-6000.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

Qualifications: A Master’s degree. A valid state supervisory certificate. Five years successful teaching experience or equivalent. Three years successful experience as a building administrator in an urban and diverse community. Extensive experience in school turnaround, improvement, and/or continuous improvement initiatives. History of effectively coaching both new and experienced teachers towards improving their ability to deliver outstanding instruction. Certification or a willingness to engage in Montessori certification for building leaders. Please note: We are willing to consider candidates working towards their state supervisory certificate. Physical Demands: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other technologies and office equipment, sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time; kneeling; bending at the waist; lifting; pushing; pulling and carrying equipment, supplies and materials weighing up to 25 pounds; repetitive hand movement and fine coordination to use a computer keyboard; emotional stability to work effectively under pressure and to keep all aspects of the job under control; hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone; seeing to read; prepare and assure the accuracy of documents.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Master's Degree

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Applications must be submitted here: https://payinfo.sbcsc.k12.in.us/RDSOnlineApp/prestep.asp?POSTING=4981 Our preferred application deadline is April 8, 2021. Please note that we do not guarantee review of applications received after this date.

 

Montessori School of Westfield

POSITION: 

Toddler Lead Teacher

LOCATION:

Westfield, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 1, 2021 (but, ideally be available during the summer, if possible)

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

800 Sycamore Street

Westfield, IN 46074

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Mary Lyman or Erika Eicholz
Email: montessoriwestfield@gmail.com
Phone: (317) 867-0158

DESCRIPTION:  

Founded in 1994 by William and Mary Lyman in Westfield, Indiana. Montessori School of
Westfield is a high fidelity, UMSI validated Montessori school. Montessori School of Westfield offers a comprehensive Montessori program for children ages 15 months through 15 years. Our campus is on 3.5 wooded acres located in the heart of Westfield, Indiana. The Montessori School of Westfield prides itself on having a team of staff members who care about each other and who are dedicated to providing a nurturing environment.


MSW is seeking a caring, patient, loving, and passionate Toddler guide. This guide will
understand the Montessori approach to working with toddlers. They will be self-motivated, yet willing to work as part of a team, an effective leader, and able to provide clear communication, support, and resources for their assistants and parents.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

Montessori Toddler certification preferred, but we are willing to provide certification for the right candidate. Early childhood experience (birth to 3 years) is also preferred. Salary is negotiable, based on experience.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Minimum of a high school diploma. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send a cover letter and resume, with references, to Mary Lyman or Erika Eicholz at
montessoriwestfield@gmail.com

 

Northside Montessori School

POSITION: 

Primary 3-6 Lead Teacher

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

2021-2022 School Year - With the potential to start in June

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

1224 E. 52nd St.

Indianapolis, IN 46205

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Tara Franke; Head of School

northsidemontessori@gmail.com

(317) 251-2979

DESCRIPTION:  

Northside Montessori School is seeking an enthusiastic and loving lead teacher for our 3-6 year old class. The teacher is responsible for creating and maintaining a productive Montessori environment that fosters a love of learning. Previous experience in a Montessori classroom is preferred. The perfect candidate will be a positive, team player that understands the importance of recognizing and celebrating the individualized differences of each child. Northside was founded in 1986 and values quality Montessori instruction.  Please reach out if you would like to see what makes Northside Montessori such an incredibly supportive school and community!

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Candidates with Montessori certification as well as students currently seeking certification are encouraged to apply.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Bachelor's Degree

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please submit your resume and references to: Tara Franke, northsidemontessori@gmail.com

 

The Montessori Academy at Edison Lakes

POSITION: 

Lower Elementary Lead Teacher

LOCATION:

Mishawaka, IN

POSITION DATE:

July 1, 2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

530 E Day Rd

Mishawaka, IN 46545

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Randy Kelly, Head of School 

Email: rkelly@tma-el.org 

Phone: 574-256-5313

DESCRIPTION:  

TMA is looking for an engaging Lower Elementary Teacher who has the ability to connect with and inspire students. This caring and talented teacher will be knowledgeable, experienced and able to adapt to the learning needs of individual students. The dynamic instructor will demonstrate the ability to guide students to developmental and educational goals. If you are this teacher and you are craving the opportunity to teach with autonomy and a child-centric approach, please contact TMA today.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Two years leading a Montessori classroom is preferred.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Teacher will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and a Montessori Lower Elementary credential is preferred.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and three letters of reference to the email listed.

 

Peanut Montessori

POSITION: 

Toddler Assistant

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2, 2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

4548 N. College Ave.

Indianapolis, IN 46205

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Nina Robinson, Head of School 

Email: peanutmontessori@gmail.com

Phone: (317) 691-6762

DESCRIPTION:  

Must be caring, patient, loving, and a team player. Must be willing to learn the Montessori approach to working with toddlers. Full time preferred (8am-4pm), but part time will be considered. Becoming a part of Peanut Montessori will allow you flexibility, a beautiful work environment, and give you the opportunity to provide your child an authentic Montessori education with reduced tuition. I look forward to getting to know you better!

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Experience in a classroom is preferred, but not required. Salary is negotiable based upon experience.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Experience in a classroom is preferred, but not required. Salary is negotiable based upon experience.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

 Please send a resume and references to Nina Robinson at peanutmontessori@gmail.com

 

Peanut Montessori

POSITION: Infant Lead Teacher

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2, 2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

4548 N. College Ave.

Indianapolis, IN 46205

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Nina Robinson, Head of School 

Email: peanutmontessori@gmail.com

Phone: (317) 691-6762

DESCRIPTION:  

The lead teacher is responsible for the instruction and supervision of the infants in social and developmental activities. They will be responsible for classroom observations, and parent-teacher meetings. The teacher must possess good communication skills as he/she will be responsible to communicate with the parents daily. The teacher we are looking for should be committed, punctual, very loving and patient with the infants at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Prerequisites: Early childhood experience birth to 3 years is a MUST. Montessori experience is preferred. Must be over 21 years old.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Prerequisites: Early childhood experience birth to 3 years is a MUST. Montessori experience is preferred. Must be over 21 years old.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

 Please send a resume and references to Nina Robinson at peanutmontessori@gmail.com

 

Peanut Montessori

POSITION: Infant Assistant Guide

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2, 2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

4548 N. College Ave.

Indianapolis, IN 46205

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Nina Robinson, Head of School 

Email: peanutmontessori@gmail.com

Phone: (317) 691-6762

DESCRIPTION:  

This assistant will need to create a nurturing and positive learning environment for infants. He/She will maintain a warm, safe, organized, clean, and appealing environment. She/he must maintain proper feeding, diapering, and play activities according to the developmental needs of each infant. He/ She must engage in meaningful infant communication throughout the day. Becoming a part of Peanut Montessori will allow you flexibility, a beautiful work environment, and give you the opportunity to provide your child an authentic Montessori education with reduced tuition. I look forward to getting to know you better!

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Over the age of 21, have experience working with infants

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Over the age of 21, have experience working with infants

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

 Please send a resume and references to Nina Robinson at peanutmontessori@gmail.com

 

Peanut Montessori

POSITION: Lead Toddler Guide

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2, 2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

4548 N. College Ave.

Indianapolis, IN 46205

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Nina Robinson, Head of School 

Email: peanutmontessori@gmail.com

Phone: (317) 691-6762

DESCRIPTION:  

The Lead guide will work closely with the assistant and the parent community. The candidate should be kind, patient, loving, and professional. This candidate should truly enjoy spending time with toddlers. Becoming a part of Peanut Montessori will allow you flexibility, a beautiful work environment, and give you the opportunity to provide your child an authentic Montessori education with reduced tuition. I look forward to getting to know you better!

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Prerequisites: Early childhood experience birth to 3 years. Montessori experience is preferred. 
    Job Type: Full time desired, but willing to be flexible.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Prior Montessori experience preferred

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

 Please send a resume and references to Nina Robinson at peanutmontessori@gmail.com

 

Bloomington Montessori School

POSITION:

Upper Elementary Co-Lead Teacher

LOCATION:

Bloomington, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2, 2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

1835 S. Highland Ave.

Bloomington IN 47401

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Quinn McAvoy, Head of School 

Email: headofschool@montessori.k12.in.us

Phone: 812-336-2800

DESCRIPTION:  

Bloomington Montessori School is seeking an individual to join our teaching team as an Upper Elementary Co-Lead Teacher. Join an interactive partnership of children, families, and staff in a mission of diverse learning and peace education. (Complete job description available upon request.) 

Bloomington Montessori School (BMS) is a privately funded, non-profit (501c3) school founded in 1968. Since 1971 it has been a member of the American Montessori Society (AMS). Our teaching faculty consists of a unified group of highly trained certified Montessorians, and we continue to focus on organizational learning, reflection, and improvement. The school offers equal opportunity to all and is nondiscriminatory. BMS offers high-fidelity Montessori education focused on holistic learner outcomes including:

  • autonomy and independence

  • confidence and competence

  • academic preparation

  • intrinsic motivation

  • social responsibility 

  • spiritual awareness

BMS is recognized as a "step 9" school on the American Montessori Society pathway and is currently completing the accreditation process with AMS.  We partner with families to foster values such as:

  • a love of learning

  • respect for ourselves, each other, and the Earth

  • working hard together as a welcoming, diverse community

  • equality in all the ways in which humans are diverse

  • open and honest communication

Our vision is to serve an ever-expanding community as a center for peace and education.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Montessori Elementary ll certification and/or experience preferred, or we would provide certification for the right candidate.  

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in the education field.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

 Please send a cover letter, resume and references to Bloomington Montessori School, attn: HOS, 1835 S Highland Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47401 or via email to headofschool@montessori.k12.in.us by February 28, 2021.

 

Indiana Montessori Academy

POSITION:

3-6 Primary Directress

LOCATION:

Carmel, IN

POSITION DATE:

12/15/2020 - 5/31/2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

2925 W 146th St

Carmel, IN 46074

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Kristina Spence, Head of School

info@indianamontessoriacademy.org

317-569-1290

DESCRIPTION:  

Indiana Montessori Academy (IMA) is an AMI accredited school currently accepting applications for an AMI or AMS Primary Directress. The position begins January 2021. Our school was founded in 2011. In 2019, we opened our doors to a newly constructed building on a beautiful 2.5-acre campus. We are looking for a gracious, well-trained and incredibly passionate Montessori Directress to join our team. Interested candidates must hold an AMI or AMS Montessori credentials.

 

We are open to sponsoring an applicant in training as well. Our school is located in Carmel, IN. Carmel is a charming town consistently ranked as a best place to live and raise a family: http://www.carmel.in.gov/about-the-city/city-wide-awards

 

For more information about IMA and our lovely community, please visit our website at www.IndianaMontessoriAcademy.org

 

Come join our High-Performing, Self-Directed Work Team and bring your passion, enthusiasm, energy and drive to ensure our children’s and school’s success!

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Previous experience in a Primary Classroom environment is preferred.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • AMI or AMS Certification

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send your resume and a cover letter to: 

Kristina Spence, Head of School

info@indianamontessoriacademy.org

 

St. Joseph Montessori School

POSITION:

Children's House Guide/Teacher

LOCATION:

South Bend, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2021

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

308 S Scott St

South Bend, IN  46601

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Mary Korson

Email: marykd87@gmail.com

DESCRIPTION:  

St. Thomas More Academy is seeking a Guide/Teacher for our classroom of three- to six-year-old children. We are an independent school committed to the teachings of the Catholic Church and the formation of the whole person; our Children’s House employs the methods of Maria Montessori. Our campus in downtown South Bend’s West Washington Historic District houses a beautiful environment for our students and staff. We seek applicants with early childhood education experience who reflect the warmth, joy, and peace of a vibrant Catholic faith. Candidates will be AMS/AMI/MACTE-certified, in the process of obtaining certification, or interested in becoming certified; we will sponsor certification for the right candidate. Come learn and grow with our devoted school families! 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Montessori-certified or interest in becoming certified

  • Experience leading an early education classroom

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • No education requirements.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send your resume and a cover letter to marykd87@gmail.com and we will follow up with you promptly.

 

Marquette Montessori Academy

POSITION:

Upper Elementary Teacher

LOCATION:

South Bend, IN

POSITION DATE:

October 5, 2020

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 1818 W. Bergan Street; South Bend, IN 46628

WEBSITE: marquette.sb.school

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Deb Cyrier, Principal
Email: dcyrier@sb.school
Phone: 574-393-2400

DESCRIPTION:  

Upper Elementary teacher needed immediately for growing program. Marquette is a
public magnet program in South Bend, IN. A diverse, Title I program we serve a
population of approximately 65% FRL. Approximately 15% of our school population
receives special education services. We are a school committed to Restorative Justice
in Education. For the 2020-2021 we are currently 100% virtual with the SBCSC school
board voting on a possible reentry plan on 9/28/2020. Regardless of the vote, students

are being given the opportunity to remain virtual for the entire school year if that is what
their family chooses. Teachers at Marquette will be assigned to either be virtual or in
person teachers based on criteria defined by SBCSC. The staff and administration at
Marquette is committed to ensuring that our program maintains a high level of fidelity
with the Montessori model.


Full details about position can be found at
https://payinfo.sbcsc.k12.in.us/RDSOnlineApp/postdesc.asp?POSTING=4697

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • We are seeking candidates that believe in a value the Montessori philosophy and work
    to apply its principles throughout not only their teaching, but inherently throughout their
    life.
    Ideal candidate will have had experience in the classroom or working with children
    previously. Ideal candidate enjoys being part of a collaborative team and thinking
    outside the box to create engaging experiences for student to develop a love of
    learning.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Ideal candidate will hold MACTE Elementary I-II credential or Elementary II credential.
    We will provide Montessori training for the right candidate. Bachelor’s degree required.
    Ideally candidate holds IN teaching license but if not candidate must pursue an
    Emergency Permit. Indiana now offers a pathway to licensure for those who hold
    MACTE credentials.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:  Contact building administrator if interested in the position and
also file a formal online application with SBCSC at:
https://payinfo.sbcsc.k12.in.us/RDSOnlineApp/prestep.asp?POSTING=4697

 

Montessori School of Westfield

POSITION:

3-6 Primary Assistant 

LOCATION:

Westfield, IN

POSITION DATE:

Fill ASAP

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 800 Sycamore St., Westfield, 46074

WEBSITE: http://www.montessorischoolofwestfield.com/

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Mary Lyman, Head of School

montessoriwestfield@gmail.com

317-867-0158

DESCRIPTION:  

Founded in 1994 by William and Mary Lyman in Westfield, Indiana. Montessori School of Westfield is a UMSI recognized school. Montessori School of Westfield offers a comprehensive Montessori program for children ages 15 months through 15 years. Our campus is on 3.5 wooded acres located in the heart of Westfield, Indiana. The Montessori School of Westfield prides itself on having a team of staff members who care about each other. We are looking for a warm, compassionate, committed, self-directed  3-6 primary assistant to join our community and be an asset to our work team. Experience in a classroom is preferred, but not required. Salary is negotiable based upon experience. The position begins as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Experience preferred but not required

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • High School diploma

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a cover letter and Resume/CV to Mary Lyman, Head of School montessoriwestfield@gmail.com

 

Maria Montessori International Academy

POSITION:

3-6 Teacher Assistant

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

Starts Immediately

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 7507 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268

WEBSITE: www.inmontessori.com

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Deborah Macke, Office Manager
Email: hello@inmontessori.com
Phone:317-460-4147

DESCRIPTION:  

Montessori assistant teachers work with lead teachers and are trained in the Montessori
method. Montessori teaching assistants work in a unique educational setting, with a
child-initiated learning process and non-competitive activities.
As a school, it is our mission to create an environment in which the following goals of a
Montessori education may be met: 1. awaken the child‛s spirit and imagination 2.
encourage a normal desire for independence 3. foster a high sense of self-esteem 4.
help develop in all children the qualities of kindness, courtesy and self-discipline 5.

teach children to observe, question and explore ideas independently 6. help children
master social skills and knowledge When accepting a position with Maria Montessori,
the classroom Assistant agrees to aid the teachers in working toward these goals, and
to collaborate with the staff in providing a nurturing environment. Classroom Assistants
facilitate the comprehensive development of all students by interacting positively,
confidently and respectfully with all.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Prerequisites: Early childhood experience birth to 5 years

  • Requirements for admittance to the teaching assistant course or workshop include a
    minimum of an associate’s degree (or the equivalent) and proficiency in English. The
    prospective assistant may choose to specialize in childcare at one of three levels:
    infancy (birth to three years of age), primary (3-6 years of age) or elementary (6-12
    years of age).
    Job Type: Full-time
    Salary: $13.00 to $16.00 /hour

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:  

The teaching assistants work cohesively with the lead teachers. The job duties range
from organizing materials and cleaning the workspace to facilitating the learning
process for each child. All assistants are expected to support the Montessori teaching
method. Specifically, they must help guide the child through self-directed activities,
allowing the child to develop at his or her own pace. They are expected to foster, along
with the lead teachers, a nurturing and stimulating non-competitive environment.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a resume to:

Deborah Macke, Office Manager, hello@inmontessori.com

 

Center Grove Montessori

POSITION:

Toddler Lead Guide

LOCATION:

Greenwood, IN

POSITION DATE:

2020-21 School Year

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 1607 W Smith Valley Rd. Greenwood, IN 46142

WEBSITE: https://www.centergrovemontessori.com/

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Indu Agnihotri

1607 West Smith Valley Rd, Greenwood, IN 46142

317-883-0335

Office@centergrovemontessori.com

DESCRIPTION:  

Center Grove Montessori seeks a lead guide in our Toddler (18 months-3 years old) classroom for its inaugural year, starting in 2021. The Lead guide will have a leadership role in the toddler classroom and will work closely with assistants and parent community. This unique opportunity is for a person who enjoys infants/toddlers and wants to further their interest into a career. Staff at CGM are given the opportunity to become a Certified Montessori Guide while working, by offering financial assistance and internship resources. Becoming a part of our community will allow you flexibility, a beautiful work environment, and give you the opportunity to provide your child(ren) an authentic Montessori education with reduced tuition. We look forward to talking with you more about your interest in the Montessori philosophy and to better help you start your journey as a Certified Montessori Guide.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  •  Prior experience preferred

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Prior Montessori experience preferred

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a resume to:

Indu Agnihotri

Office@centergrovemontessori.com

 

Geist Montessori Academy

POSITION:

Upper Elementary Teacher

LOCATION:

McCordsville, IN

POSITION DATE:

2020-21 School Year

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 6058 W. 900 N. McCordsville, IN 46055

WEBSITE: http://gmacademy.org/

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Cindy Schuler, Executive Director
Geist Montessori Academy
(317) 813-4626

cschuler@gma.k12.in.us

DESCRIPTION:  

At Geist Montessori Academy, a FREE Public Charter school grades K-8, we see the miracle of life in its most profound and organic form, children, who transform before our very eyes. We study and observe children with grand adoration and appreciation. Due to our genuine awe and reverence for the individual spirit, we act as gentle guides on the side, gardeners, and provide “just right” learning experiences to help children unfold and reach their fullest potential. By combining a community approach with authentic lessons, nature, and outreach, we journey together with gratitude, each stage of learning a step deeper on the path of knowing. At GMA, we believe that we are better together, so please visit our website; we hope you join our school family: http://gmacademy.org/about-us/ We are looking for a warm, compassionate, creative, and inspirational AMI or AMS trained Directress to join our community and enhance our school family. Experience in a classroom is preferred, but not required. Salary is negotiable based upon experience. The position begins August, 2020. We look forward to hearing from you!

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  •  Interested candidates must have AMI or AMS primary trained credentials and possess a Bachelor’s degree. At this time, we will consider sponsoring a current AMI-trainee applicant.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Bachelor's Degree and AMI or AMS Montessori Credentials

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a cover letter, resume, transcript, and license to Cindy Schuler, Executive Director: cschuler@gma.k12.in.us

 

Northside Montessori School

POSITION:

Assistant Teacher

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

2021-2022 School Year

Possible Summer Start

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 1224 E. 52nd St., Indianapolis, IN 46205

WEBSITE: www.nmsindy.com

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Tara Franke; Head of School

northsidemontessori@gmail.com

(317) 251-2979

DESCRIPTION:  

​Northside Montessori School is seeking a fun loving, enthusiastic assistant teacher. This position offers opportunities to be with both the Primary and Elementary friends.  Northside was founded in 1986 and values quality Montessori instruction.  The perfect candidate will be a positive, team player that understands the importance of recognizing and celebrating the individualized differences of each child.  Hours will vary from 8:30am-6:00pm.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates Degree or higher 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

​​Qualifying candidates should be kind, compassionate, energetic, and creative with a love for working with children of all ages. An assistant is expected to support the Lead Teacher and help maintain the Montessori environment. Prior experience working with young children is a must and working in a Montessori school will be an advantage.  This position comes with the opportunity for promotion and Montessori Teacher Training. 

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please submit your resume and references to:

Tara Franke, Head of School

northsidemontessori@gmail.com 

 

 

The Vine Early Learning Center (New!)

POSITION:

Operations Manager

LOCATION:

Angola, IN

POSITION DATE:

Starts August 2020

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 455 N Gerald Lett Ave, Angola, IN 46703

WEBSITE: Coming Soon!

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Renault McHenry

thevinemontessori@gmail.com

410-570-1023

DESCRIPTION:  

The Vine Early Learning Center welcomes applications for the position of Operations Manager for its newly established childcare program.  The Vine is a Christ centered ministry that strives to provide an atmosphere of love, safety, and academic achievement, through sharing the love, compassion and principles of Jesus Christ. The Vine is seeking an experienced candidate with vision, professional leadership, and a love for God and His children.  The Operations Manager is responsible for the overall daily management of the organization, including scheduling of staff and programs, assisting teachers, maintaining staff records, training, and assisting the Director in any capacity required. The position begins August 2020.

This position reports to the Director.

​ Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations.

  • Work closely with the Director and Board.

  • Assist the Director as requested with overall operational management in accordance with well-established guidelines, including curriculum development, staff and facilities management, legal and budgetary considerations, and long range planning. Aid in managing the budget, planning and reviews.

  • Schedule teachers and staff and fill-in when needed (vacation/sickness, meetings, observations, etc.)

  • Handles operations issues outside of center hours as needed.

  • Supervise the classroom teacher, assistant, aide, interns, substitutes, and parent volunteers.

  • Keep current class list, waiting list and new entries into the program.

  • Assist with managing website calendar when needed.

  • Recruit and train volunteers with lead teachers.

  • Assist with in-house staff meeting, and help ED schedule outside staff training.

  • Help recruit and interview new staff to hire.

  • Initial training of new staff and assist lead teachers in training new staff within classrooms.

  • Assist Director as needed in overseeing all office functions including payroll, totaling hourly employee’s timesheets, accounts payable and receivable, tuition billing and payment, human resources and personnel management (staff supervision, including hiring and terminating) and purchasing.

  • Maintain staff records, training, and record staff information in computer. 

  • Conduct and schedule tours for families, the state, Fire Marshall, Paths to Quality, and the like.

  • Help manage parent tuition accounts.

  • Manage adherence to quality standards in accordance with the vision and with state and local requirements. Maintain quality effectiveness measurements.

  • Assist Director in developing general educational curriculum; collaborate with staff to develop positive learning activities; manage adherence to state and local regulations.

  • Ensure that the needs of the students and the goals of the center are met appropriately.

  • Maintain student records in accordance with established enrollment procedures and guidelines.

  • Maintain communications with parents of current and prospective students through direct conversation, newsletters and parent handbook; implement community outreach activities to maintain and promote positive community relationships.

  • Maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies; ensure legal and financial compliance.

  • Meet the requests and expectations of the Director and the board.

  • Establish illness and emergency procedures; ensure staff is trained appropriately.

  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

  • Be a community leader, responsible for The Vine Early Learning Center in the absence of the Director.

  • Perform other related duties as requested.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in early childhood education or related field of study

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Demonstrates faith in action and love for children.

  • Upholds Biblical values and principles.

  • Experience understanding and utilizing Montessori environments, philosophy and practices (desired).

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar position (desired).

  • Minimum of 3 years of direct professional experience in an early childhood setting (desired). 

  • High energy and takes initiative.

  • Strong oral and written communications skills; technology skills. 

  • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment. 

  • A strong understanding of child development.

  • Strong finance and budgeting skills.

  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Infant/child CPR, First Aid and CDA Certification (or working towards).

  • Flexible working hours as necessary to complete tasks.  

  • Must clear full background check and pass health screening.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Apply online, with cover letter and resume sent to: 

Renault McHenry

thevinemontessori@gmail.com

 

Montessori Academy of Valparaiso

POSITION:3-6 Classroom Assistant

LOCATION:

Valparaiso, IN

POSITION DATE:

Starts August 10, 2020

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 505 Marquette St. Valparaiso, IN 46383

WEBSITE: valpomontessori.com

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Dawn Tasher  (Owner) Head of School
Montessori16@att.net
219-308-615

DESCRIPTION:  

The Montessori Academy of Valparaiso was established 35 years ago. I purchased the school in 2010 from the founding family. I already had an established school in Merrillville In. and the owners approached me about purchasing the business to ensure that their families would be in good hands as they were retiring. We are a school that has 3 toddler classrooms and 4 preschool 3-6 classrooms.  We are all like family here and are looking for someone who can work as a valuable team member, is loving, compassionate, and committed to the Montessori Philosophy.  .  Experience in the Montessori classroom preferable, but not required.  We follow the Valparaiso public school schedule,  a mid- August start , continuing through May. We typically offer a summer program if there is enough interest.  Working in the summer is not mandatory but is available if interested. Salary is negotiable based on experience. The position would begin on August 10th.  

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  •  Experience in a Montessori classroom preferred.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a cover letter and Resume to Dawn Tasher, Head of School
Montessori16@att.net

 

Montessori Academy of Valparaiso

POSITION:

3-6 Lead Directress

LOCATION:

Valparaiso, IN

POSITION DATE:

Starts August 10, 2020

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 505 Marquette St. Valparaiso, IN 46383

WEBSITE: valpomontessori.com

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Dawn Tasher  (Owner) Head of School
Montessori16@att.net
219-308-615

DESCRIPTION:  

The Montessori Academy of Valparaiso was established 35 years ago. I purchased the school in 2010 from the founding family. I already had an established school in Merrillville In. and the owners approached me about purchasing the business to ensure that their families would be in good hands as they were retiring. We are a school that has 3 toddler classrooms and 4 preschool 3-6 classrooms.  We are all like family here and are looking for someone who can work as a valuable team member, is loving, compassionate, and committed to the Montessori Philosophy.  We are looking for someone who is AMS trained.  Experience in the classroom preferable, but not required.  We follow the Valparaiso public school schedule,  a mid- August start , continuing through May. We typically offer a summer program if there is enough interest.  Working in the summer is not mandatory but is available if interested. Salary is negotiable based on experience. The position would begin on August 10th.  

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  •  AMS or AMI certified. Experience in classroom preferred but not necessary.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a cover letter and Resume to Dawn Tasher, Head of School
Montessori16@att.net

 

Geist Montessori Academy

POSITION:

Lower Elementary Educator

LOCATION:

McCordsville, IN

POSITION DATE:

2020-21 School Year

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 6058 W. 900 N. McCordsville, IN 46055

WEBSITE: http://gmacademy.org/

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Cindy Schuler, Executive Director
Geist Montessori Academy
(317) 813-4626

cschuler@gma.k12.in.us

DESCRIPTION:  

At Geist Montessori Academy, a Public Charter school grades K-8, we see the miracle of life in its most profound and organic form, children, who transform before our very eyes. We study and observe children with grand adoration and appreciation. Due to our genuine awe and reverence for the individual spirit, we act as gentle guides on the side, gardeners, and provide “just right” learning experiences to help children unfold and reach their fullest potential. By combining a community approach with authentic lessons, nature, and outreach, we journey together with gratitude, each stage of learning a step deeper on the path of knowing. At GMA, we believe that we are better together, so please visit our website; we hope you join our school family: http://gmacademy.org/about-us/ We are looking for a warm, compassionate, creative, and inspirational AMI or AMS trained Directress to join our community and enhance our school family. Experience in a classroom is preferred, but not required. Salary is negotiable based upon experience. The position begins August, 2020. We look forward to hearing from you!

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  •  Interested candidates must have AMI or AMS primary trained credentials and possess a Bachelor’s degree. At this time, we will consider sponsoring a current AMI-trainee applicant.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Bachelor's Degree and AMI or AMS Montessori Credentials

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a cover letter, resume, transcript, and license to Cindy Schuler, Executive Director: cschuler@gma.k12.in.us

 

Montessori Academy of Valparaiso

POSITION:

Toddler Assistant

LOCATION:

Valparaiso, IN

POSITION DATE:

Starts August 10, 2020

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 505 Marquette St. Valparaiso, IN 46383

WEBSITE: valpomontessori.com

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Dawn Tasher  (Owner) Head of School
Montessori16@att.net
219-308-615

DESCRIPTION:  

The Montessori Academy of Valparaiso was established 35 years ago. I purchased the school in 2010 from the founding family. I already had an established school in Merrillville In. and the owners approached me about purchasing the business to ensure that their families would be in good hands as they were retiring. We are a school that has 3 toddler classrooms and 4 preschool 3-6 classrooms.  We are all like family here and are looking for someone who can work as a valuable team member, is loving, compassionate, and committed to the Montessori Philosophy.  Experience in the classroom preferable, but not required.  We follow the Valparaiso public school schedule,  a mid- August start , continuing through May. We typically offer a summer program if there is enough interest.  Working in the summer is not mandatory but is available if interested. Salary is negotiable based on experience. The position would begin on August 10th. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

  •  Experience in a Montessori classroom preferred.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: Please send a cover letter and Resume to Dawn Tasher, Head of School
Montessori16@att.net

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