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School for Community Learning

POSITION: 

Pre-K/K

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

July 18, 2022

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

612 W 42nd St.

Indianapolis, In 46208

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Patricia Wildhack
Email: schoolforcommunitylearning@sclk-8.org
Phone: 317 926-5812

WEBSITE:  www.schoolforcommunitylearning.org

DESCRIPTION: 

Designing and implementing a Pre K/ K Montessori based program for School for Community Learning. Students would also participate in the school’s Sustainability Education class, Joy and Wonder and the school wide Buddies program.


SCL is a private K-8 school that is approved for public vouchers. We are committed to providing a financially accessible progressive education to students in Indianapolis and the surrounding communities. We know our students well and tailor our approaches to meet their aspirations and needs. We help students achieve academic success by encouraging curiosity, investigation, and critical thought. We value kindness, honesty, and
trustworthiness as crucial building blocks of character. We recognize and honor the diverse histories and experiences of our students, their families, and the broader school community. Finally, we instill social responsibility and personal wellness in our culture and curriculum, with emphasis on climate sustainability.

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

Montessori accreditation and/or an Indiana teachers license are required. If you are in the process of seeking licensure we welcome your application and can provide a teacher supervisor for student teaching experience.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: We would like someone with enough experience,
vision, and confidence to guide the design and implementation of the Pre K / K
program through its initial development and be a part of SCL’s in-house Professional
Development.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

All interested applicants should send a cover letter to schoolforcommunitylearning@sclk-8.org letting us know who you are and why you would like to be a part of our teaching community, a resume, and list of references we may contact. Please look at the school website before applying.

Guidepost Montessori

POSITION: 

Hiring Event!

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

May 21st, 2022 from 10am - 1pm

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

9910 Geist Crossing Dr.

Indianapolis, IN 46256

POINT OF CONTACT:   
talent@guidepostmontessori.com

(463) 800 4630

WEBSITE:  guidepostmontessori.com

DESCRIPTION: 

Guidepost Montessori is hosting an In Person Hiring Event for our Geist, Indiana location on Saturday, May 21st, 2022 from 10am - 1pm! Event Location: Guidepost Montessori Geist; 9910 Geist Crossing Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46256

- We are hiring Montessori Assistant and Lead Teachers to support our Infant, Toddler, Children's House (ages 3 years - 6 year old) programs at our school in Geist

- On-the-spot interviews

- Meet our Head of School, Lead Teachers, and staff

- Learn about Prepared Montessorian Institute, our fully-sponsored in-house Montessori teacher diploma courses

Our positions are full-time roles with great benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K, a competitive rate of pay, and a generous 75% tuition discount for up to two children at our school.

 

Can't make this event? Apply directly at https://www.guidepostmontessori.com/careers Want to learn more about us? Guidepost Montessori is a community of educators who truly believe that to meet the needs of today's students and to bring about true progress in the world around us, we need an education model that fosters independence and develops competent, capable, action-oriented thinkers and change agents. For more information about us, check out our website.

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

-Must be at least 18 years old with a High School Diploma.

-Previous childcare experience is preferred, but not required.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

For directions to our school, please call (463) 800 4630

For application questions, please email talent@guidepostmontessori.com

Guidepost Montessori

POSITION: Assistant Childcare Teacher

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

ASAP

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

9910 Geist Crossing Dr.

Indianapolis, IN 46256

POINT OF CONTACT:   
talent@guidepostmontessori.com

(463) 800 4630

WEBSITE:  guidepostmontessori.com

DESCRIPTION: 

We are looking for enthusiastic and adaptable teachers who are interested in learning more about early childhood education as we work to bring a new Montessori school to the Geist, Indiana area! **Starting rate $14+ hourly with previous childcare experience.

 

Your role: In this Assistant Guide role, you will support our Lead Guides in guiding children to be more independent and confident in their abilities. This is a great opportunity to start your career in Montessori, and education more generally, as many of our Assistant Guides ultimately grow to take on Lead Guide roles over time, thanks to our MACTE-accredited Montessori training program.

 

This position is a full-time role with great benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K, a competitive rate of pay, and a generous 75% tuition discount for up to two children at our school.

 

We would love to talk to you if you:

- Are familiar with the development of children

- Have strong interpersonal skills and a customer-service oriented mindset

- Are willing to grow and learn

- Have a valid negative TB test (in the last 12 months) or are willing to take prior to your state date

- Have a valid CPR certification or are willing to become certified prior to start date

 

Want to learn more about us? Guidepost Montessori is a community of educators who truly believe that to meet the needs of today's students and to bring about true progress in the world around us, we need an education model that fosters independence and develops competent, capable, action-oriented thinkers and change agents. For more information about us, check out our website: https://www.guidepostmontessori.com/

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma

Must be 18 years old with a High School Diploma - Childcare experience preferred, but not required

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send a resume to talent@guidepostmontessori.com OR Apply directly at https://www.guidepostmontessori.com/careers

A Children's Habitat Montessori School

POSITION: Assistant Guide in Toddler Classroom

(8:30 AM –11:30 PM, Monday through Friday)

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2022

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

801 W 73rd St.

Indianapolis, IN 46260

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Amanda Lufkin
Office Manager
alufkin@childrens-habitat.org
(317) 726-5584

WEBSITE:  https://www.childrens-habitat.org/

SCHOOL DESCRIPTION: The longest running Montessori school in Indianapolis and a member of the American Montessori Society (AMS), A Children’s Habitat serves children ages 18 months through 12 years. Our mission is, “Enriching Minds and Building
Community, Guided by the Principles of Dr. Maria Montessori.” Since its inception in 1972, A Children’s Habitat has offered a unique curriculum and unparalleled experience—where teachers and families join together to create a passionate community that fuels and guides the school.

POSITION OVERVIEW: We are currently seeking an Assistant Guide to join our established Toddler program in August 2022. Academic term is 10 months, August – May.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• We seek a flexible, imaginative, and creative individual who can effectively plan and problem solve with a team
• Support Lead Guide in meeting student needs and establishing curriculum using knowledge of early childhood development
• Communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and others
• The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: 

Qualified candidates must have a love for children ages 18 months through 12 years of age, familiarity with and appreciation for the Montessori method, and a positive attitude. Being a flexible, team player is critical. Sense of humor welcomed!

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

•Assistant training required upon hiring; paid for by ACH
• Degree in Early Childhood a plus
• Previous teaching or teaching assistant experience is a plus
• Knowledge of the Montessori method is a plus

COMPENSATION: Starting salary is $12,000, commensurate with experience

BENEFITS:
• Student tuition remission
• Employer-contributed SIMPLE IRA plan
• Annual paid personal and professional days

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send a cover letter and Resume/CV to Amanda Lufkin.

alufkin@childrens-habitat.org

A Children's Habitat Montessori School

POSITION: Assistant Guide in 3-6 Primary Classroom

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2022

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

801 W 73rd St.

Indianapolis, IN 46260

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Amanda Lufkin
Office Manager
alufkin@childrens-habitat.org
(317) 726-5584

WEBSITE:  https://www.childrens-habitat.org/

SCHOOL DESCRIPTION: The longest running Montessori school in Indianapolis and a member of the American Montessori Society (AMS), A Children’s Habitat serves children ages 18 months through 12 years. Our mission is, “Enriching Minds and Building
Community, Guided by the Principles of Dr. Maria Montessori.” Since its inception in 1972, A Children’s Habitat has offered a unique curriculum and unparalleled experience—where teachers and families join together to create a passionate community that fuels and guides the school.

POSITION OVERVIEW: We are currently seeking an Assistant Guide to join our established 3-6 Primary program in August 2022. Academic term is 10 months, August – May.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• We seek a flexible, imaginative, and creative individual who can effectively plan and problem solve with a team
• Support Lead Guide in meeting student needs and establishing curriculum
• Communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and others
• Daily playground and lunch supervision
• The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Qualified candidates must have a love for children ages 18 months through 12 years of age, familiarity with and appreciation for the Montessori method, and a positive attitude. Being a flexible, team player is critical. Sense of humor welcomed!

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

• Assistant training required upon hiring; paid for by ACH
• Previous teaching or teaching assistant experience is a plus
• Knowledge of the Montessori method is a plus

COMPENSATION: Starting salary is $20,000, commensurate with experience

BENEFITS:
• Student tuition remission
• Employer-contributed SIMPLE IRA plan
• Annual paid personal and professional days

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send a cover letter and Resume/CV to Amanda Lufkin.

alufkin@childrens-habitat.org

Oak Farm Montessori School

POSITION: 

Infant Lead Teacher

LOCATION:

Avilla, IN

POSITION DATE:

8/8/22

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

502 Lemper Rd

Avilla, IN 46710

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Allena Knepper

Email: aknepper@oakfarmschool.com

Phone: (260) 897-4270

WEBSITE:  oakfarm.org

DESCRIPTION:  

We are seeking a candidate for an Infant Lead Teacher. This position is
open for the 2022-2023 School year.  This lead teacher will work with one assistant teacher in an environment prepared for infants ages six weeks-18 months with a total of six infants.
Commended for our commitment to the Montessori philosophy and the creation of child-
centered environments and for our spirit of trust and collaboration within the entire school
community, we offer an exciting, supportive work environment.

Oak Farm Montessori School engages teachers who reach for excellence as lifelong learners, in leadership, in emotional literacy and in the practice of citizenship both in themselves and in their students.

The School environment blends the peace and quiet of a pastoral countryside with easy access to the offerings of a larger city.  OFMS is situated on 150 acres of partially wooded land on the edge of small town Avilla, minutes from Fort Wayne, Indiana.  We are dually accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).  Still growing, we serve just over 300 students from ages six weeks in our infant program through Seniors in High School.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates for this position will hold an Infant Toddler AMS or AMI
Credential, a Bachelor’s degree, and preferably two years of experience teaching in an early childhood development environment.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

We are seeking individuals demonstrating a track record of strong collaboration, communication, compassion and competence in working with children within a child-centered philosophy.  Good instincts with safety, supervision, time management and teaching responsibility is desirable.  A bilingual candidate in English and Spanish is also preferred, but not required. A great candidate should be a lifelong learner with a drive to inspire children and be inspired.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send resume and letter of interest to Allena Knepper, Human Resources Director aknepper@oakfarmschool.com. We are currently accepting applications and interviewing candidates for the 2022-2023 school year.

Oak Farm Montessori School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Oak Farm Montessori School

POSITION: 

Lower Elementary Co-Teacher

LOCATION:

Avilla, IN

POSITION DATE:

8/8/22

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

502 Lemper Rd

Avilla, IN 46710

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Allena Knepper

Email: aknepper@oakfarmschool.com

Phone: (260) 897-4270

WEBSITE:  oakfarm.org

DESCRIPTION:  

Join an innovative educational environment that supports students as creative,
collaborative, critical thinkers, citizens and individuals.

Oak Farm Montessori School is an infant through high school program with the mission to “provide a Montessori environment that inspires children to reach their potential through meaningful work."


We are seeking a candidate for a Lower Elementary Dual Language Immersion Co-Teacher fluent in Spanish.  This teacher will work with a Lead teacher in a 6 to 9 years mixed age classroom (1st, 2nd, & 3rd grade) with approximately 20 to 24 students. English speaking teachers, not fluent in Spanish, are also encouraged to apply.

Commended for our commitment to the Montessori philosophy and the creation of child-centered environments and for our spirit of trust and collaboration within the entire school community, we offer an exciting, supportive work environment.


Oak Farm Montessori engages teachers who reach for excellence as lifelong learners, in leadership, in emotional literacy and in the practice of citizenship both in themselves and in their students.


The School environment blends the peace and quiet of a pastoral countryside with easy access to the offerings of a larger city.  OFMS is situated on 150+ acres of partially wooded land on the edge of small town Avilla, minutes from Fort Wayne, Indiana.  We are dually accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates for this position will hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least two
years of experience teaching in an elementary setting. Montessori Certification and/or experience in a dual language immersion setting is preferred, but not required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

We are seeking individuals demonstrating a track record of strong collaboration, communication, compassion and competence in working with children within a child-centered philosophy.  Good instincts with safety, supervision, time management and teaching responsibility are desirable.  A bilingual candidate in English and Spanish is preferred. A great candidate should be a lifelong learner with a drive to inspire children and be inspired.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send resume and letter of interest to Allena Knepper, Human Resources Director aknepper@oakfarmschool.com. We are currently accepting applications and interviewing candidates for the 2022-2023 school year.

Oak Farm Montessori School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Montessori Academy- Edison Lakes

POSITION: 

Early Childhood Lead Teacher​

 

LOCATION:

Mishawaka, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2022

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

530 E Day Rd.

Mishawaka, IN 46545

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Randy Kelly

Phone: ​574-256-5313

Email: rkelly@tma-el.org

WEBSITE:  http://www.tma-el.org/

DESCRIPTION: TMA is looking for an engaging Early Childhood 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 needs of each student. The dynamic instructor will demonstrate the ability to connect with students and guide them to developmental and educational goals. If you are this teacher and you are craving the opportunity to teach with autonomy in a supportive environment, please contact TMA today.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Experience leading a Montessori Early Childhood classroom is preferred.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Teacher will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and an AMS or AMI Montessori Early Childhood teaching credential.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send a cover letter and Resume/CV to Randy Kelly, Head of School.

rkelly@tma-el.org.

Community Montessori- New Albany

POSITION: 

Teaching Positions at Multiple Age Levels (infant/toddler, early education, elementary,
teens)

 

LOCATION:

New Albany, IN

POSITION DATE:

2022-23 School Year

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

4102 St. Joseph Road
New Albany, IN 47150

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Barbara Burke Fondren
Email: bfondren@shiningminds.com
Phone: (812) 948-1000

WEBSITE:  www.shiningminds.com

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

-True love and respect of every child or teen
-A commitment to pursuing a deeper understanding of Montessori philosophy
-Willingness to conduct oneself in a trusting, open manner with a high degree of professional and personal respect

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree and/or Montessori Certification preferred but not required

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Visit www.shiningminds.com/careers and submit an online application.

Southwest Montessori Academy Fort Wayne

POSITION: 

Primary Classroom Assistant

 

LOCATION:

Fort Wayne

POSITION DATE:

Immediately

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

1625 Magnavox Way, Suite B

Fort Wayne, IN 46804

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Karrin Marquell, Head of School
Email: director@southwestmontessoriacademy.org
Phone: 260-434-4450

WEBSITE:  www.southwestmontessoriacademy.org

DESCRIPTION:  

Southwest Montessori Academy is seeking a classroom assistant for
our early childhood program (3-6 year olds). Candidates are expected to work cohesively with the lead teacher and other staff. Together, the classroom assistant and the lead teacher foster a nurturing, peaceful, stimulating, non-competitive learning environment for 20 students. Preferred hours would be 8am-4pm.


Job duties include but are not limited to:
-keeping children physically and emotionally safe
-organizing and preparing the learning environment
-observing children and communicating observations
-supporting children in a variety of contexts (the classroom, outdoors, or during rest or
meal times, during transitions, etc.)

 -using Positive Discipline philosophies and tools to support social/emotional learning and
challenging behaviors
-light daily cleaning and occasional deeper cleaning


Assistants are also expected to offer support as children work with self-directed activities,
allowing the child to develop at their own pace while allowing for independence.

Classroom management skills are important as the lead teacher carries out the lesson plans for the day.


Professional development opportunities are provided.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Qualifying candidates need to be kind, compassionate, enthusiastic, promote a positive attitude, and have a love for working with children ages 3-6 years old. Having a growth mindset and self-awareness is important for learning positive/long-term ways to connect with children and redirect misbehavior using Positive Discipline philosophy and tools (training will be provided). An assistant is also required to have the physical capacity to work with young children.
-Prior experience working with young children, even possibly in a Montessori
environment, will be an advantage.
-CPR/First-Aid certification is required (if not already, it will be required as part of the
training)

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of a high school diploma. Montessori assistant training or
Child Development Associate (CDA) is helpful. Compensation is based on experience.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Resume can be emailed to Karrin Marquell at director@southwestmontessoriacademy.org.

Montessori School of Westfield

POSITION: 

Upper Elementary/Elementary 2 Assistant Teacher

 

LOCATION:

Westfield, IN

POSITION DATE:

August 2022

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

800 Sycamore Street

Westfield, IN 46074

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Mary Lyman or Erika Eicholz

(317) 867-0158

montessoriwestfield@gmail.com

WEBSITE:  montessorischoolofwestfield.com

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 18 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 Upper Elementary assistant teacher. This assistant teacher will ideally understand the Montessori approach to working with 9-12-year old students.

They will be:
-self-motivated and committed to developing themselves and their knowledge and understanding of Montessori philosophy
-willing to work as part of our community, developing relationships with students, the lead teacher, and administration
-an effective communicator who is able to provide support and resources for their lead teacher.
-Flexible and able to adjust to the working dynamics of an independent school, as well as eagerly assuming multiple roles, and willing to problem solve challenges as part of a team

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Montessori elementary experience 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.

Oak Farm Montessori School

POSITION: 

Lower Elementary Dual Language Immersion Co-Teacher

 

LOCATION:

Avilla, IN

POSITION DATE:

2022-23 School Year

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

502 Lemper Rd

Avilla, IN 46710

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Allena Knepper

Email: aknepper@oakfarmschool.com

Phone: (260) 897-4270

WEBSITE:  oakfarm.org

DESCRIPTION:  

Join an innovative educational environment that supports students as creative, collaborative, critical thinkers, citizens and individuals.

 

Oak Farm Montessori School is an infant through high school program with the mission to “provide a Montessori environment that inspires children to reach their potential through meaningful work”.

 

We are seeking a candidate for a Lower Elementary Dual Language Immersion Co-Teacher fluent in Spanish.  This teacher will work with a Lead teacher in a 6 to 9 years mixed age classroom (1st, 2nd, & 3rd grade) with approximately 20 to 24 students. 

 

Commended for our commitment to the Montessori philosophy and the creation of child-centered environments and for our spirit of trust and collaboration within the entire school community, we offer an exciting, supportive work environment.

 

Oak Farm Montessori engages teachers who reach for excellence as lifelong learners, in leadership, in emotional literacy and in the practice of citizenship both in themselves and in their students.

 

The School environment blends the peace and quiet of a pastoral countryside with easy access to the offerings of a larger city.  OFMS is situated on 150+ acres of partially wooded land on the edge of small town Avilla, minutes from Fort Wayne, Indiana.  We are dually accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Candidates for this position will hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience teaching in an elementary setting. Montessori Certification and/or experience in a dual language immersion setting is preferred, but not required. We are seeking individuals demonstrating a track record of strong collaboration, communication, compassion and competence in working with children within a child-centered philosophy.  Good instincts with safety, supervision, time management and teaching responsibility are desirable.  A bilingual candidate in English and Spanish is required. A great candidate should be a lifelong learner with a drive to inspire children and be inspired.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send resume and letter of interest to Allena Knepper, Human Resources Director aknepper@oakfarmschool.com. We are currently accepting applications and interviewing candidates for the 2022-2023 school year.

Oak Farm Montessori School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Oak Farm Montessori School

POSITION: 

Primary Lead Teacher

 

LOCATION:

Avilla, IN

POSITION DATE:

2022-23 School Year

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

502 Lemper Rd

Avilla, IN 46710

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Allena Knepper

Email: aknepper@oakfarmschool.com

Phone: (260) 897-4270

WEBSITE:  oakfarm.org

DESCRIPTION:  

We are seeking a candidate for a Primary Lead Teacher. This position is open for the 2022-2023 School year.  This teacher will work with an assistant teacher in a 3 to 6 years mixed age classroom with approximately 20 to 24 students. 

 

Commended for our commitment to the Montessori philosophy and the creation of child-centered environments and for our spirit of trust and collaboration within the entire school community, we offer an exciting, supportive work environment.

 

Oak Farm Montessori School engages teachers who reach for excellence as lifelong learners, in leadership, in emotional literacy and in the practice of citizenship both in themselves and in their students.

 

The School environment blends the peace and quiet of a pastoral countryside with easy access to the offerings of a larger city.  OFMS is situated on 150+ acres of partially wooded land on the edge of small town Avilla, minutes from Fort Wayne, Indiana.  We are dually accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).  Still growing, we serve just over 300 students from ages six weeks in our infant program through Seniors in High School.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Candidates for this position will hold an Early Childhood AMS or AMI Credential, a Bachelor’s degree, and preferably two years of experience teaching in an elementary setting or an early childhood development environment. We are seeking individuals demonstrating a track record of strong collaboration, communication, compassion and competence in working with children within a child-centered philosophy.  Good instincts with safety, supervision, time management and teaching responsibility is desirable. A bilingual candidate in English and Spanish is also preferred, but not required. A great candidate  should be a lifelong learner with a drive to inspire children and be inspired.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send resume and letter of interest to Allena Knepper, Human Resources Director aknepper@oakfarmschool.com. We are currently accepting applications and interviewing candidates for the 2022-2023 school year.

Oak Farm Montessori School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Geist Montessori Academy

POSITION: 

Music Teacher

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

Immediate

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

6058 W 900 N
McCordsville, IN 46055

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Jen Gosch

Email: jgosch@gma.k12.in.us

Phone: 317.813.4626

WEBSITE:  gmacademy.org

DESCRIPTION:  

Overview of Geist Montessori Academy
Geist Montessori Academy (GMA) is located on the Northeast side of Indianapolis in
McCordsville, Indiana. Authorized by Ball State University as a tuition-free, public charter
school since 2006, GMA exists to provide the community with a public Montessori education for children in Pre-K through eighth grade. Our school is growing and expanding in our beautiful new campus on several acres of land with room for even greater expansion. As a public Montessori school, we believe:


● Each child should be respected and valued as a unique individual with immense
potential to make the world a better, more peaceful place for all.
● Children should be allowed “freedom with responsibility.”
● Students benefit most from meaningful, multisensory learning experiences which enable
creativity, ingenuity, and deep interdisciplinary connections.
● A whole-child, student-centered approach to education is essential to creating an
engaging structure in which students are supported and encouraged to take educational
risks and learn from mistakes.


At Geist Montessori Academy, faculty and staff are themselves learners and are constantly
seeking out ways to improve their practice. Our teachers apply best practices through
collaboration, communication, integrated curriculum, and continued professional development. GMA is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from 
candidates who reflect such diversity. We believe that with diversity of culture comes diversity of experiences and thought; and that our school community benefits from multiple perspectives as we all work together to provide our students with meaningful, multisensory learning experiences which enable creativity, ingenuity, and deep interdisciplinary connections. GMA students explore and develop complex understandings that engender a sense of self and purpose in the world.


Position Overview
Geist Montessori Academy seeks an enthusiastic music educator to engage and inspire children in grades Pre-K through eight through music instruction. The ideal candidate is passionate about music education and desires to build a creative music program to provide a foundation for an appreciation of all types of music. The ideal candidate helps students grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include singing, moving to music, playing of instruments and listening and performs other duties directly related to this job description.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

● Teaches general music to Pre-K through 8th grade including harmony, appreciation,
history, and ensemble through an engaging, personal instructional model that does not
rely on videos
● Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary
that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students
● Provides opportunities for music ensembles such as ukulele and percussion groups,
choir, musicals, etc.
● Plans, rehearses, and directs students in three musical programs for school and
community
● Differentiates music curriculum to meet the needs of the individual student and the
student body
● Plans a balanced music program, and organizes daily class time so that preparation,
rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time
● Develops and refines music curriculum based on Indiana Academic Standards of
connecting, listening and responding, performing, and creating
● Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly,
productive environment during practice, group rehearsals, and music performances
● Evaluates each student’s musical growth and contribution to the performance of the
group that allows everyone to contribute
● Communicates clearly with parents and school faculty/staff on the progress of individual
students
● Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments, and
equipment to prevent loss or abuse and teaches children the same
● Cooperates with School Leadership and staff in providing musical programs for school
assemblies, open houses, parent meetings, seasonal programs, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Ability to work with young musicians at all skill levels
● Strong instrumental skills, including piano accompaniment
● Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Music Education preferred
● Montessori experience and or training preferred

The position can be physically demanding. Reasonable accommodations may be made with advance notice.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resumé, and contact information for at least two professional references. Please combine all documents into one PDF and send it as an attachment to Mrs. Jen Gosch, Executive Director at jgosch@gma.k12.in.us.

International Montessori School

POSITION: 

3-6 Teacher Assistants

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

Immediate

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

2150 W. 96th Street

Indianapolis, IN   46260

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Erica Ketcham

Email: rkd1948@sbcglobal.net

Phone: 317-575-8733

WEBSITE:  www.intlmontessori.com

DESCRIPTION:  

The International Montessori School (www.intlmontessori.com), located in Carmel, Indiana, has several Teacher Assistant openings available immediately. Working hours will be 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM or 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Qualifying candidates should have an undergraduate degree or a diploma from a technical school and experience working with children ages 3 through 6 years old, should be enthusiastic, kind, and creative with a love for children. Compensation is competitive and based on experience.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and a list of three references to: rkd1948@sbcglobal.net.

International Montessori School

POSITION: 

Preschool Directress

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

Immediate

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

2150 W. 96th Street

Indianapolis, IN   46260

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Erica Ketcham

Email: rkd1948@sbcglobal.net

Phone: 317-575-8733

WEBSITE:  www.intlmontessori.com

DESCRIPTION:  

The International Montessori School (www.intlmontessori.com), a
premier Montessori school located in Carmel, Indiana, has a vacancy
for a lead Montessori Preschool Directress.

The qualifying candidate should be passionate, energetic and have the warmth to work with children. We hire staff for long-term positions. Previous experience in a Montessori school will be an advantage. Salary will be competitive based on qualifications and experience.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 

Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor’s degree and Primary (3-6 years of age) Montessori certification (AMI or AMS) from an accredited Montessori Teacher’s Training Center.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Must be Montessori trained, have prior experience or be willing to attend mandatory training.  The candidate must also sign a commitment letter to remain with our Montessori program three years after the full completed training.  Must have preschool and kindergarten licensure. 

Must possess knowledge of effective practices including principles, theories, procedures, and techniques used in lesson plan development and classroom instruction.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and a list of three references to: rkd1948@sbcglobal.net.

Village Montessori School

POSITION: 

3-6 Classroom Teacher (primary)

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

6/1/22

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

6535 Ferguson St.

Indianapolis, IN 46220

(The school will be moving less than a mile away to 6185 Guilford Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220 in June 2022)

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Tammy Castleman

Email: info@indyvillagemontessori.com

Phone:317-257-7447

WEBSITE:  www.indyvillagemontessori.com

DESCRIPTION:  

School Info:

Village Montessori is a 10-year-old school in the heart of Broad Ripple in Midtown. Midtown is a vibrant community with a lot of active involvement from members of the community. Many parents in this area are seeking education that goes beyond the basics and they find that Montessori is a good fit for them and their family. Our job, then, is to provide the most authentic Montessori environment possible.


Roles and Responsibilities:
 

  • Prepare an indoor and outdoor classroom environment that supports the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.

  • Prepare an indoor and outdoor classroom environment that addresses the academic, behavioral, and social needs of all the students.

  • Arrive before 8:00am for any before-care children and to set up snack and classroom and stay until 4:00pm to again prepare classroom or to work on wrapping up the day. (Half hour lunch period provided for lead teacher and full-time assistants.)

  • Teach a full day from 8:30am to 3:00pm, Monday-Friday. (Hours are 9:00am-3:00pm in the summer.)

  • In cooperation with the School’s other professional staff, assist in the planning of the curriculum and preparation of Montessori teaching materials for the students.

  • Set the tone and the schedule for Teacher Work Days, which are approximately once a month throughout the school year.

  • Maintain Montessori certification and stay up-to-date on the Indiana Department of Education’s requirements for Kindergarten and readiness for first grade.

  • Record student progress on Transparent Classroom.

  • Conduct bi-annual Parent/Teacher conferences utilizing written evaluations based on daily observation of student’s progress.

  • Report student behavioral concerns to the Head of School and the Board President.

  • Supervise and communicate with assistant teachers in a clear and respectful manner to ensure that assistant teachers support the philosophy and method of Dr. Maria Montessori and Village Montessori.

  • Communicate clearly and respectfully with parents.

  • Create the daily schedule and teacher schedules to reflect the needs of the students, teachers, and the Village Montessori community.

  • Create the Village Montessori yearly calendar with the Head of School.

  • Reasonably collaborate with the other teachers and Head of School.

  • Provide the Head of School with all information regarding important occurrences at the School and Incident reports, within a 48 hrs. of occurrence.

  • Immediately communicate any safety concerns to the Head of School in writing and, in addition, will report any specific student difficulties, academic or social, to the Head of School and, with their assistance, communicate with the student’s parents in order to affect an appropriate solution to the problem.

  • Observe in another Montessori classroom/school annually.

  • Attend at least one workshop/conference annually to continue professional development.

  • Attend yearly CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions workshop provided by the school.

  • Engage and interact on social media in a way that promotes both a positive and clear vision of Montessori philosophy and of Village Montessori. Posts should befit the social media platform being used and can celebrate Village as much as educate the general public about the Montessori method.

  • Promptly inform the Head of School in the event employee cannot come to work for any reason and, to the extent possible, (i) work with the Head of School to find a suitable substitute, and (ii) inform the substitute of the components to be taught during the absence.

  • Help staff prepare for summer camps. Employee may actively be part of camps with other staff and children or utilize summer camp time to prepare for the academic year.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • The Lead Teacher must be certified or pursuing certification toward an Early Childhood credential in a Montessori training program that is MACTE certified. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field is highly desired

  • Strong interest in alternative methods of education.

  • Indiana teaching license a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Strong desire to work with young children

  • Experience working with young children a plus

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to Tammy Castleman at info@indyvillagemontessori.com

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position, specifically as it relates to Village Montessori (www.indyvillagemontessori.com). 

  • Statement of educational and leadership philosophy

  • Resume

  • Names and contact information of three professional references

Bunche Montessori Early Childhood Center

POSITION: 

3-6 Classroom Teacher (primary)

LOCATION:

Fort Wayne, IN

POSITION DATE:

Immediate

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

1111 Greene Street

Fort Wayne, IN 46803

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Tamara Mullins

Email: tamara.mullins@fwcs.k12.in.us

Phone: (260) 467-4790

WEBSITE:  https://www.fwcs.k12.in.us/human-resources

DESCRIPTION:  

Provide instructional services necessary to educate all students to high standards and ensure that all students meet Internationally Benchmarked Common Core Standards linked to Indiana’s Academic Standards and aligned with federal, state, and district standards, requirements, laws, and regulations and fall within the FWCS/FWEA Master Contract.

As a primary Montessori public school teacher, you will be responsible for lesson planning and implementation integrating Montessori lessons and some public-school Kindergarten curriculum. Responsible for 27 students ranging in age from 3 to 6 years, you will facilitate the growth of the whole child through engaging lessons, connectedness, and community building within the classroom. Contract hours are 7:40-3:40. In addition to teaching and record keeping, you will attend all professional learning sessions, implement district required initiatives, and maintain excellent parent communication.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 

Indiana Teaching License: Pre-School & Kindergarten

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Must be Montessori trained, have prior experience or be willing to attend mandatory training.  The candidate must also sign a commitment letter to remain with our Montessori program three years after the full completed training.  Must have preschool and kindergarten licensure. 

Must possess knowledge of effective practices including principles, theories, procedures, and techniques used in lesson plan development and classroom instruction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
What FWCS teachers will know and be able to do:

1. FWCS teachers are committed to students and their learning.
a. Teacher acts on the belief that every student can learn and that all students can
master challenging curriculum with appropriate differentiation and intervention.
b. Teacher sets quantifiable learning outcomes for students and holds students and themselves accountable for meeting those objectives based on the Internationally Benchmarked Common Core Standards linked to Indiana's Academic Standards.
c. Teacher produces measurable growth in student achievement.
d. Teacher recognizes individual differences in students and adjusts practices accordingly.
e. Teacher understands how students develop and learn.

2. FWCS teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to each
student, and the link to Indiana's Academic Standards.
a. Teacher understands the subject area content and how knowledge in the subject field is created, organized, and linked to other disciplines.
b. Teacher demonstrates subject area knowledge and conveys the knowledge clearly to students.
c. Teacher generates multiple paths to knowledge.
d. Teacher uses comprehensive planning skills to design effective instruction focused on student mastery of FWCS curriculum goals.

3. FWCS teachers are responsible for establishing and managing student learning in a
positive learning environment.
a. Teacher creates a classroom climate that promotes openness, mutual respect, support, and inquiry.
b. Teacher creates an organized classroom that maximizes engaged student learning time, behaviorally, emotionally, and cognitively.
c. Teacher establishes and maintains respectful, productive partnerships with families in support of student learning and well-being.
d. Teacher engages all students in complex problem-solving and exploring of ideas and issues in classroom activities drawing on students' culture, experiences, and knowledge.
e. Teacher engages students in authentic tasks and offers them significant opportunities to develop knowledge.

4. FWCS teachers continually assess student progress relative to student goals including
Internationally Benchmarked Common Core Standards linked to Indiana's Academic
Standards, analyze the results, and adapt instruction to improve student achievement.
a. Teacher follows the FWCS assessment suite.
b. Teacher uses a variety of formal and informal assessment techniques.
c. Teacher analyzes student information and results and plans instruction accordingly.

5. FWCS teachers are committed to continuous self-improvement and professional
development.
a. Teacher continually reflects upon his/her practice in promoting student learning and adjusts instruction accordingly.
b. Teacher draws upon educational research and research-based strategies in planning instructional content and delivery.
c. Teacher is an active member of a professional learning community.

6. FWCS teachers exhibit a high degree of professionalism.
a. Teacher understands and supports the vision, mission, and goals of FWCS, and serves as an ambassador for FWCS.
b. Teacher views him/herself as a leader in the educational community.
c. Teacher contributes to the smooth functioning of the school environment.

7. Perform related duties as assigned by the Administrator to meet the particular needs of
the building/unit.


​PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and
hear. The employee is required to have dexterity of hands and fingers. The employee is
required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. They may be occasionally required to bend at the waist, kneel or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is seated or walking at will and has limited physical labor.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please go to https://www.fwcs.k12.in.us/human-resources to apply and an interview will be schedule once the application is complete.

Center Grove Montessori

POSITION: 

Primary Classroom Assistant

LOCATION:

Greenwood, IN

POSITION DATE:

June 2022

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

1607 West Smith Valley Road

Greenwood, IN 46142

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Jama McKinney 

Email: office@centergrovemontessori.com 

Phone: 317-883-0335 

WEBSITE:  centergrovemontessori.com

DESCRIPTION:  

Montessori Classroom Assistant – contracted position

Roles and Responsibilities:
The primary role of the classroom assistant is to ensure that the lead guide is free to present lessons to  children. The assistant’s role is important to the success of the Montessori classroom. The assistant is  responsible for the entire classroom when the lead guide is occupied. The assistant maintains the environment  by the cleanliness of the materials, the shelves, and the room. In addition, the classroom assistant is  responsible for helping children prepare morning snack, oversee rest time, and working with the children until  their drop off and pickup time. 


Other Classroom Expectations Include: 
− Complete daily and weekly cleaning to maintain cleanliness and order for the classroom.

− Help lead guide prepare for lessons by getting materials ready, setting up work and cleaning materials.

− Supervise students in classroom during class time, lunch, outside time, and drop off and pickup time.

− Reinforce lessons presented by the lead guide by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small  groups. 
− Enforce school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior. 
− Model good behavior so children learn the grace and courtesy of the environment as well as socially  acceptable behavior. 
− Aide lead guide with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance and tracking lessons given.

− Discuss assigned duties with lead guide to coordinate efforts. 
− Observe students’ performance and work and record relevant data and observation.

− Laminate, copy and reproduce Montessori materials as needed for classroom use.

− Additional responsibilities as assigned by lead guide and head of school. 


School Expectations: 
− Attendance to staff meetings, open houses, family conferences, parent education nights and fundraising  events. (Paid) 
− Facilitate care during the school breaks. (Fall, spring, and summer) 
Daily Schedule: 
• Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 

High School Diploma/GED

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: 

Montessori classroom experience preferred

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send resume to Attn: Jama McKinney, Head of School Center Grove Montessori. All applicants will receive a reply.

Rousseau McClellan Montessori School 91

POSITION: 

Middle School Montessori Teacher

LOCATION:

Indianapolis, IN

POSITION DATE:

ASAP

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

5111 Evanston Avenue

Indianapolis, Indiana 46205

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Kathy Lause

Email: Lausekm@myips.org

Phone: 317-502-3391

WEBSITE  www.myips.org/rousseaumcclellan91

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  

Middle School Teacher (7th and 8th grades) in a departmentalized public PreK-8th grade Montessori school (subject area dependent on candidate’s experience and licensing) as part of a 3 classroom team.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Valid Current Indiana Teacher's License with appropriate Secondary endorsement.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Contact Kathy Lause at lausekm@myips.org or 317-502-3391.

Montessori School of Westfield

POSITION: 

Children’s House (3-6) Lead Teacher

LOCATION:

Westfield, IN

POSITION DATE:

July 1, 2022

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

WEBSITE:  montessorischoolofwestfield.com

DESCRIPTION:  

School Description: Founded in 1972, A Children’s Habitat is Indianapolis’s longest-operating Montessori school and a member of the American Montessori Society. Habitat is rooted in the Montessori philosophy of respect for the development and potential of the whole child. Its Montessori environment offers a child-centered curriculum and an unparalleled experience where teachers and families strive together in support of a passionate, equitable, and just learning community. The school serves children ages 1.5 to 12 years in beautiful, developmentally responsive classrooms. 

 

Habitat-at-a-Glance:

 

Annual Operating Budget: $500,000

Current Student Enrollment: 71 students 

Faculty / Staff: Faculty (11); Administrative (3)

Programs / Tuition: Toddler: $4,077 - $6,795

Primary: $5,823 - $8,496

LE / UE: $8,640 - $9,000

 

Our Mission & Values Position:

 

Enriching minds and building community, guided by the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori.

 

 At Habitat, the students, staff, and families are committed to:

 

* The Montessori Method * Community * Joyful Learning

* Stewardship * Diversity * Peace Education

 

Head of School: The Position

 

Habitat is seeking a dedicated and visionary leader to guide daily operations and strategically steward the school toward institutional growth, sustainability, and maturity. The Head of School is fully responsible for the administration of the school and determines, supervises, and directs educational policy, faculty and staff employment, admissions, advancement, parent education, and community engagement. The Head must ensure that the school adheres to Montessori standards and maintains all necessary accreditations. The Head of School reports to the Board of Directors.  

 

The Head of School’s Primary Responsibilities and Authority are to …

 

  • Model the mission and values of the school.

  • Execute and administer the policies and strategic plan as set forth by the Board of Directors.

  • Oversee all aspects of daily operations and stakeholder care: business, academic, and community.

  • Support faculty performance, development, and evaluation.

  • Adhere to all legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Manage facilities requirements and obligations.

  • Lead Habitat to a sustainable future.

 

Leadership and Personal Qualities: Habitat’s next Head of School should possess …

  • Minimum of BA or BS. 

  • A minimum of three years of demonstrated school leadership and management skills. 

  • Experience as a Montessori administrator/teacher desired, though not required.

  • A commitment to growth as a Montessori administrator and leader.

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of child development, from infant to adolescent.

 

The ideal candidate will also be …

 

  • A collaborative team and consensus builder capable of inspiring and unifying school constituencies.

  • A persuasive and active advocate for the school, both on campus and in the broader community.

  • A dynamic leader with strong people and organizational skills.

  • An excellent communicator who can engender enthusiasm for the school’s unique identity and articulate a future vision.

  • A fundraiser capable of advancing growth through cultivation and stewardship of individual and institutional giving.

  • Dedicated to embracing and nurturing a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and just school community.

 

Strengths: The new head of school will benefit from Habitat’s many enduring characteristics …

  • A strong identity rooted in our Montessori mission of enriching minds and building community.

  • A passionate faculty empowered to master their craft and model the core Montessori tenets of responsibility, organization, independence, and care for self, others, and the environment.

  • A learning environment where children are joyful, confident, respected, and respectful.

  • A 12-year continuum of educational purpose and opportunity.

  • A community that possesses close and meaningful relationships, supports diversity, inclusion, and academic excellence, and is selfless in sharing its time, treasure, and talent.

  • A half-acre outdoor classroom that extends opportunity for exploration, immersion,  and stewardship.

 

Opportunities and Challenges: Habitat’s long-term success will be measured by growth and sustainability built upon the following strategic initiatives …

  • Expanded programming from Toddler to the Adolescent Community that meets the needs of students and families.

  • Enhanced facilities that inspire, are healthy and safe, and serve the developmental needs of students and faculty.

  • Programmatic, scheduling, and financial accessibility. 

  • Impeccable communication of its Montessori mission and vision for growth among all Habitat constituents.

  • Development of a culture of giving throughout the Habitat community.

  • Improved faculty and staff compensation/benefits to attract and retain a high quality of personnel.

  • Effective enrollment and marketing practices.
     

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Interested candidates should submit the following documents in a single merged pdf to Kevin S. Campbell at ksceduconsulting@gmail.com

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position, specifically as it relates to Habitat’s Mission and Values Statement

  • Statement of educational and leadership philosophy

  • Resume

  • Names and contact information of three professional references with email and telephone contact information

 

A Children’s Habitat Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

 Village Montessori School

POSITION: 

Assistant Teacher/Aftercare Facilitator

LOCATION:

Indianapolis IN

POSITION DATE:

ASAP

SCHOOL ADDRESS: 

6535 Ferguson St.

Indianapolis, IN 46220

POINT OF CONTACT:   

Name: Tammy Castleman- Head of School
Email: tammy@indyvillagemontessori.com

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

DESCRIPTION:  

 (Both are M-F. Assistant Teacher is from 11:30-3:00. Aftercare Facilitator is from 3:00-6:00. If applicant is interested, could be combined into single position from 11:30-6:00)

 

Afternoon Assistant--M-F 11:30-3:00 Assist lead teacher in all school activities. Set up lunch while class is at circle (outside, weather permitting)—set up tables, extra chairs, set out dishes, etc. Assist in transitioning children from circle to lunch. Have lunch with children and oversee with the other teachers. Transition class to the backyard (put lunches away, use the bathroom, etc.). Supervise backyard and help keep outside time engaging for children. Clean up lunch, set up nap and monitor nap. Assist transitioning nappers and/or whole class to pick up time. Oversee and help with pickup.

 

Aftercare Facilitator--M-F 3:00-6:00 (all children leave by 5:45). Fill out attendance sheet (typically 15 children/day with 2 facilitators). Guide children during aftercare work cycle and help children navigate conflicts. Keep lead teacher and/or head of school informed of necessary details. Serve afternoon snack. Greet parents/caregivers and then help children get ready when their transportation arrives. Clean/close up the classroom: dishes, light cleaning of children’s bathroom, sweeping floor, turning off lights, putting chickens away, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  

​Experience with children preferred. Applicant should love working with children and be eager to learn about the Montessori way of being with children.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • High school diploma

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please send resume to: tammy@indyvillagemontessori.com