Southeastern Pennsylvania Region

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About This Position

Position Title:
Lead Montessori Teacher
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Brief Overview:
New Horizons Montessori Academy in Exton is seeking to expand its team of passionate Montessori educators to accommodate our ever-growing school population. In this role, you will create and lead a model Montessori classroom. Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is implemented in a prepared environment. You will be provided with a full set of high-quality Montessori materials from leading manufacturers. As the Lead Teacher, you will guide and nurture each of your students, helping them find their love of learning and exploration.

We are currently considering Lead Teachers for the following age groups:
- Infant Classroom (6 weeks to 1 year olds).
- Toddler Classroom (1 year old to 2.5 years old).
- Primary Classrooms (3.5 years old to 6 years old).
When applying, please indicate which classroom/age group you prefer.

All candidates must be Montessori Certified or be willing to complete a Montessori Certification program.

New Horizons Montessori Academy is a Montessori daycare and preschool located on 12 acres of private property surrounded by nature. We aspire to nurture and empower our students so they can develop an awareness of their individuality. Our talented teachers implement The Montessori Method in their classrooms where children learn through independent play and self-led exploration.
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Job Responsibilities:
Your role as a Montessori Lead Teacher:

You will create engaging lesson plans and activities aligned with The Montessori Method for your students. Each month, you will provide a newsletter stating your learning goals for the students in your classroom.

You will communicate with parents/guardians about classroom updates, events, conferences, and their child’s needs at school. We utilize the Brightwheel School Management App.

Participate in at least 10 hours (yearly) of Childcare Professional Training (provided by the school).

Supervise and prioritize the health, safety, and well being of your students during their day.

Closely monitor students during indoor and outdoor play.

Keep the classroom decorated according to AMS & Montessori standards. You will maintain your classroom's tidiness and replenish working materials based on the student's current interests.

You monitor students when using the restroom. You assist in changing diapers in infant-toddler aged classrooms.

Above all, you provide a wholesome, exceptional education experience for our students.

Job Requirements:

- A Montessori Certification or experience in Montessori Education is required. Candidates who are not Montessori certified should be willing to enroll in a Montessori Certification Program.
- At least 4 years teaching experience is preferred.
- Must be able to work between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:30 pm
- Must be able to provide an FBI Fingerprint Clearance and able to pass security clearances for working with children.
- Ability to work well with other adults and children.
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Required Experience
1-2 years
Required Studies:
High-School Diploma/GED
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Salary Requirements:
$30,000 - $45,000 per year
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Lead teachers receive paid vacation days and sick days.

All teachers receive paid daily breaks (30-45 minutes daily).

Classroom materials that you buy can be reimbursed.

Competitive salaries.

Periodic performance bonuses.

50% Tuition discount for your children/grandchildren (if room is available).

Fully equipped Montessori classrooms, toys, and materials. Our classrooms are brand new so you can choose the layout.

An American Montessori Society Membership that grants you full access to training videos, professional development, lesson resources, and more.

Beginning in Fall 2022, staff can expect to be offered health and dental insurance.
Expected Start/End Time:
7:30 am-5:30 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
Not in STARs
Age Group Position:
Infant, Infant/Toddler, Toddler, Preschool, Young School Age
Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Not Applicable
Required Experience:
1-2 years
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About This Employer

251 S. Whitford Rd.

, PA 

PA DHS Certified


Daycare, Preschool, Montessori Education.