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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:

2020-2021 School Year

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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