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Infant / Toddler (0-3) positions

Montessori Center of Our Lady

Job Description – Toddler Lead Teacher

The Lead Young Children’s Community (toddler) Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing the daily 

Montessori program for enrolled children. The role includes helping to provide appropriate practices and high-quality Montessori education in a manner that fosters the child’s self-construction, ability to persevere a challenge, and extend grace and courtesy toward themselves and others. The role is reflective of the Felician Sisters’ Core Values for Ministry (Respect for Human Dignity, Compassion, Justice & Peace, Solidarity with People in Need, and Transformation).

Qualifications:

• High School Diploma (required)

• Teacher must be certified (or willing to become certified) in accordance with the American Montessori Society, Association Montessori International, or North American Montessori Center to teach in a Montessori toddler classroom

• Bachelor or Associate Degree in early childhood education, child development and/or other related fieldspreferred, or

• Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA)

• Exemplary leadership, interpersonal, collaborative and planning skills, including classroom management (indoors and outdoors), as well as follow-through in lesson planning, school goals and deadlines

• Interest and ability to effectively support children and their families within MCOL protocols

• Teacher must learn and use appropriate language for student redirection based on Montessori philosophy tenets

• Ability to work cooperatively and professionally with people in and outside of the classroom

• Ability to respond positively to work direction and guidance from others in a timely manner

• The Lead Teacher shall be a sensitive and mature person who has experience working with young children

(18 months – 3 years of age)

• Criminal background check (required)

Performance Duties:

• Have a deep respect and love for young children

• Interact with students through kindness, using positive and compassionate redirection

• Supervise students and maintain order in the school area (indoors and outdoors)

• Positive cooperation with administration, faculty, and staff in supporting and implementing policies,

including the disciplinary policies

• Teach the Montessori curriculum and serve as assigned. The duties of the Lead Teacher include: 

• Be present each school day to fulfill professional obligations including accessibility to students, parents, other faculty members and administration

• Attendance at open house and parent/teacher conferences and additional meetings as required by the Program Director or Head of School

• Attendance at faculty, committee and in-service meetings, as well as professional development/workshops, during or outside the regular school hours as requested by the Program

Director or Head of School

• Acquire all school supplies, books or materials through the administrative team, by use of its official procedures

Demands (Physical and Special):

• Ability to sit (25%), bend, squat, walk/stand (75%), routinely throughout the day

• Must be able to periodically lift up to 50 lbs.

• Must have functional senses/manual dexterity to carry out the job and communicate effectively

Knowledge of child development (birth to age three years)

• Knowledge of grammar and spelling for daily verbal and written communication

• Ability to keep confidences regarding staff, parents & children

Environmental Conditions:

• Performs duties with exposure to infectious or communicable diseases inherent to the care of children

• Occasional exposure to loud or unpleasant voices due to unpredictable behavior of children

• Daily exposure to outdoor elements (sun, wind, cold, etc.)

Stewardship:

• Demonstrates adherence to State of Michigan Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers, Great Start to Quality, as well as policies and procedures of The Felician Sisters Child Care Centers, Inc.

• Demonstrates punctuality and adheres to attendance policies

• Uses resources in a cost-effective manner and manages own work activities efficiently and effectively

• Demonstrates initiative and seeks opportunities to enhance operating performance

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00 - $21.00 per hour

Benefits:

• Dental insurance

• Employee assistance program

• Employee discount

• Health insurance

• Life insurance

• Paid time off

• Professional development assistance

• Referral program

• Retirement plan

• Vision insurance

Schedule:

• 8-hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

• Livonia, MI 48154: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

• Classroom management: 2 years (required)

• Teaching: 3 years (required)

License/Certification:

• Montessori Certification (required)

Work Location: In person


Montessori Center of Our Lady

Infant and Toddler Floater

Hourly wage: starts at $15 per hour; commensurate with experience

Job Assignment: The Infant and Toddler Floater works in a Montessori classroom environment with a Lead Teacher and other colleagues to ensure classrooms are within ratio throughout the day. This individual supports classroom management within the preschool, kindergarten, and elementary classes as needed. Duties include providing assistance during the work cycle, redirecting children to work, and providing aid to children in need of support. This role assists in providing seamless and respectful care throughout the child's day. The Floater maintains order and cleanliness of the environment and ensures that closing duties are met daily—the selected candidate must be comfortable working in a collaborative team environment and supporting others. If you want to make a difference in a way that is beyond measure, we want to meet you!

Essential Characteristics: As an Infant and Toddler Floater, one must be exceptionally patient and compassionate. Under the guidance of the Lead Teacher, it is the Infant and Toddler Floater's responsibility to meet the children's needs physically, socially, and emotionally. Must also like to laugh along with the children we serve!

Maintaining an open, loving, and cooperative environment for children is all a part of the job of the Infant and Toddler Floater. The selected candidate must have respect and an inherent love for children throughout the birth to elementary stages of development and assist the students with their most personal needs such as toileting, washing, and dressing. 

The Infant and Toddler Floater must possess the ability to support the Lead Teacher in implementing lessons to meet the students' varying needs. We work as a team and support one another day-to-day and moment-to-moment...there is no other way! We are always better together!

Consistent attendance is essential to the students and the functioning of the classroom. The Infant and Toddler Floater is expected to follow Montessori Center of Our Lady's policies regarding absences and to schedule optional activities to minimize disruption to the classroom.

Responsibilities that are required of an Infant and Toddler Floater:

• Maintain the prepared environment by implementing the Montessori curriculum

according to the specifics provided by the school and Lead teacher.

• Follow lesson plans created by the Lead teacher; engage with the students during the

work cycle to meet the needs of each child enrolled in the classroom.

• Give lessons as directed by the Lead teacher one-on-one or group and assist infants and toddlers as needed.

• Communicate professionally with parents and colleagues.

• Communicate with the children using language and tone of authentic, natural, and, most importantly, respectful. Laugh with them. Enjoy their company.

• Promote feelings of security and trust in toddlers by encouraging and supporting them

when necessary through activities and practical life skills.

• Seek balance when supporting the children

• Respond quickly and soothingly to distressed children and ensure that they are comforted immediately.

• Follow the children and the classroom's energy to determine the needs of the students.

• Oversee and engage children during recess time; ensure that activities are stimulating,

age-appropriate, and safe.

• Be available, present, and focused on the children during daily transitions (i.e., work

cycle, walks, recess, lunch, and naps).

• Perform cleaning and maintenance necessary to keep the classroom and indoor/outdoor common spaces clean, beautiful, and safe.

• Must be able to stoop, squat, bend, stand, and sit on the floor throughout each day.

• Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds on occasion.

• Maintain a positive work environment among all that is professional, kind, and inclusive.

• Engage in team meetings by sharing observations, asking questions about child

development, and best supporting each child.

• Uphold the Montessori Center of Our Lady Felician-Sponsored Core Values.

• The Infant and Toddler Floater must be willing to help in other programs (toddler through elementary) as needed.

Feel free to browse our website at https://www.montessoricenterofourlady.org/ to learn more

about us.

Are you ready to reach out and make a difference? If so, please send your resume! We look

forward to hearing from you soon!

Early Childhood (3-6) Positions

EARLY CHILDHOOD (3-6) POSITIONS

Detroit Public Montessori ~ A Detroit Public Schools Community District program

Detroit Public Schools Community District is seeking Primary teachers and support staff for our Montessori programs at Edmonson Elementary, Edison Elementary and Palmer Park Preparatory Academy for the 2023-24 school year. For more information and to apply, visit: https://careers.detroitk12.org/. Questions? Contact: mark.bryant@detroitk12.org  (05/23)



Little Hearts Montessori is seeking a certified Montessori teacher for our 3-6 program. The positions involve providing comprehensive, safe and nurturing childcare services for the children in a Montessori environment. The teachers must be able to create developmental plans, organize activities, conduct developmental assessments, and communicate effectively with the children, their parents and within the staff. Pay starts from $22 per hour depending on experience
Our School currently has one pre-primary classroom and an Infant Toddler Program. Our school is located on Beck rd. between 6 and 7 mile rd.

 Address

18831 beck Rd

Northville MI 48168.

Please contact me at 248-231-3880 or littleheartslearning@gmail.com.


LEAD TEACHER FOR SPANISH FOR TODDLERS

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and creating a positive learning environment? Spanish Immersion Montessori, with two locations (Clawson and Midtown Detroit), is seeking dedicated Lead Teachers (full and part-time) to inspire and guide our preschoolers on their exciting educational journey.

Company Description

Spanish for Toddlers is a unique preschool that provides a Spanish immersion program for children ages 3 months-6 years old. It is one of the few schools in the USA that combines the Montessori philosophy of education with language immersion schooling.

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role for a Certified Montessori Teacher located in the Detroit Metropolitan Area. The teacher will be responsible for creating and implementing learning plans based on the Montessori philosophy, ensuring a safe and healthy environment for the children, and facilitating their emotional, social, and cognitive development. The teacher will work collaboratively with team members to maintain a learning environment consistent with Montessori principles.

Qualifications


What We Offer

If you're a compassionate educator with a love for teaching and a commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive space, we want to hear from you! Join us in shaping the future of our little learners. Apply today by submitting your resume spanishfortoddlerspreschool@gmail.com ¡Esperamos con interés conocerla!

      


Meadow Montessori School

located at 1670 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe, Mi. is looking for an assistant teacher for one of our 3-6 year old classrooms. 

This is a full time position with competitive pay and can include benefits. 

Desired qualifications are a person who is kind, thoughtful, has a sense of humor, and is willing to learn as much as they want to teach. 

If this is you please send your resume or any questions to Shannon at: styrybon@meadowmontessori.org

Elementary (6-12) Positions

ELEMENTARY (6-12) POSITIONS

Petoskey Montessori Children’s House is seeking an Elementary Lead Guide for its Elementary Classroom beginning in the fall of the 2024-2025 school year.

The Elementary Lead Guide will be responsible for overseeing the Montessori classroom for students in grades 1st-5th.  The Guide will create a respectful, nurturing, and collaborative learning environment. Following a Montessori curriculum, the Guide will support students across all developmental stages and subjects.  The ideal candidate will exhibit a kind and calm demeanor when conveying expectations to the children, allowing them freedom of choice whenever possible and redirecting them as necessary.

The Guide will also encourage a cooperative environment in which students take on practical chores/tasks based on individual abilities so that all students can understand they are an integral part of the community. The guide will continually assess students’ learning and maintain open communication with parents/caregivers to share progress updates and develop tailored learning plans.  The Guide will take special care to identify students’ unique interests and work to incorporate those interests into the learning plans.

The Guide will manage the classroom by creating materials, taking inventory, maintaining the physical setup of the room, keeping electronic records and assessments, and any other duties required to prepare and maintain the classroom. The Guide will also provide training, guidance, and supervision to the Teaching Assistant and manage assessments for both internal (colleagues) and external (ISD & Charter School Partners) stakeholders.

The Guide will attend and participate in school events, trainings, and meetings, along with organizing enriching field trips to connect the students with the broader community.

Qualifications:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Based on experience, range from $45,000-60,000 annually

Benefits:

Work Location:  Located in beautiful Northern Michigan, Petoskey is a gem of a city perched on the edge of Lake Michigan and surrounded by pristine wilderness.  The area is a great place to raise a family, or for the nature enthusiast, with endless opportunities for hiking, biking, swimming, relaxing on sandy beaches, kayaking, skiing, and much more.

Petoskey Montessori Children’s House is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender expression, marital status, military status, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

To apply, please submit resumes to info@petoskeymontessori.org


Detroit Public Montessori ~ A Detroit Public Schools Community District program

Detroit Public Schools Community District is seeking Lower and Upper Elementary teachers and support staff for our Pre-K-8th grade Montessori programs at Edmonson Elementary, Edison Elementary and Palmer Park Preparatory Academy for the 2023-24 school year. For more information and to apply, visit: https://careers.detroitk12.org/. Questions? Contact: mark.bryant@detroitk12.org  (05/23)


The Maria Montessori Center

Join our team!

The Maria Montessori Center community works to create an environment that inspires children to develop inner discipline, self-assurance, and a love of learning. We respect the uniqueness of each student by helping each child to develop skills at periods of greatest readiness and sensitivity. Through the dynamic partnership of child, parent, and teacher, a consistent Montessori framework for learning is developed, offering an "education for life."

We are seeking a candidate who is excited about helping to grow our Toddler/Primary/Elementary program through collaboration, excellent delivery of a quality Montessori program, and strong communication with your staff members. We serve from Toddler (19 months) to 8th grade (Upper Elementary).

Please send your resume to mariamontessori2019@gmail.com

Job description -

You will contribute to our school's warm, supportive atmosphere. You are joining a team of experienced staff and a dedicated community of families. We are searching for an Elementary lead teacher to nurture and ensure that the basic and educational needs of our students are met. You will be required to prepare and deliver classroom activities,

 communicate with staff and parents, and ensure that the learning environment always remains safe and follows the Montessori philosophy. As you are an excellent role model for our students.

*Experience in Montessori Education and/or currently in training is a must.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

➢ Associate /bachelor’s degree

➢ Early childhood Education / Elementary Education

➢ AMI/ AMS / MACTE accreditation Montessori Certification (Must for Lead/Plus for

Assistant)

➢ Ability to teach in a mixed-age, diverse environment where children's individual

development and academic needs, rather than age, guide the curriculum and

teaching process.

➢ Classroom management skills

➢ Professional, reliable, and responsible

➢ Creative and flexible

➢ Ability to relate positively to co teacher

➢ Must pass Background Check.

➢ TB Test required

➢ Team player and clear communicator.

➢ Montessori experience is a plus

Benefits of working at “The MMC “

❖ Job Type: Full-time / Part time

❖ Salary: Competitive

❖ Paid Vacation

❖ Sick Days off

❖ Medical if need



Catholic Montessori School Ready to Hire!

What better way to evangelize than to spread the Good News to children! 

Seton Academy, a Catholic, Montessori school in Villa Park, Illinois, is looking for an Elementary Directress, children ages six to nine. 

Montessori Certified applicants for immediate need starting November 2023 and the Spring semester, starting January 8, 2024.   

Willing to sponsor a candidate for Montessori training during the summer for the 2024-2025 school year.

Located in a quiet neighborhood, Seton Academy boasts large, airy classrooms, dedicated parents and a pleasant work atmosphere. We have fun here!

Please contact Anne Sowinski at 630.279.4101 or at setonacademy@sbcglobal.net.

For more information see: https://www.setonmontessori.com/

*Seton Academy resides in the St. John the Apostle building. The Diocese of Joliet requires that all persons involved with minors on a regular basis, (during the school day, or at school events,) must complete a class called "Protecting God's Children" or Virtus. If you have taken the course, please provide a copy of your certificate and ask to sign the booklet form. If you have not yet taken the class, please visit www.virtus.org in order to register.


Middle school & administration

English Oaks Montessori Christian Academy Unique opportunity for Director in a wonderful child care center in a beautiful lakes area in North West Oakland County.  Must have at least early education associates or bachelors, or credits in related fields. 

Experienced or willing to train! Great pay, benefits (including a childcare benefit!). Join an awesome team! There is a real future offered for those who truly love working with children and seek a loving, supportive environment. Please call 248.842.2888


MIDDLE SCHOOL & ADMINISTRATION

Detroit Public Montessori ~ A Detroit Public Schools Community District program

Detroit Public Schools Community District is seeking two founding Lower Secondary/Middle School teachers and support staff for our Pre-K-8th grade Montessori programs at Edmonson Elementary and Palmer Park Preparatory Academy for the 2023-24 school year. For more information and to apply, visit: https://careers.detroitk12.org/. Questions? Contact: mark.bryant@detroitk12.org  (05/23)