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A Children's Habitat Montessori School, Upper Elementary Lead Teacher

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Job Type

August 2023
Lead Teacher in an Upper Elementary Classroom
(8:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

About the Role

Duties and Responsibilities
Work with the Elementary team to prepare, implement, and maintain the Upper Elementary classroom environment.
Meet the individual needs of children. Demonstrate the ability to relate joyfully.
Maintain ongoing communication with team members. Maintain current, ongoing records.
Maintain effective, detailed, and positive parent communication. Be proactive in sharing your knowledge with parents.
Prepare and participate in parent conferences in the fall.

To apply: Cover letter expressing interest in this position, specifically as it relates to Habitat’s Mission and Values, Statement of educational philosophy, Resume, 3 Professional References
Point of Contact: Erika Kambs, Head of School


4-year degree, preferably in education, Montessori credential preferred

Flexible, will work collaboratively as part of a team

Self-driven to meet all student needs

Loves to work with children and is passionate about Montessori education and philosophy

About the Company

Founded in 1972 as a [501(c)(3)] non-profit organization, 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 that call to the interests and needs of each student.

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