Employment

At Highlands Montessori, we are continuously accepting résumés from qualified individuals with Montessori training/experience.  If you are interested in employment, please submit your résumé and letter of interest to office@highlandsmontessorischool.com.

 

Highlands Montessori completes background checks on all employees, including submitting their information to the Child Abuse Registry (TRAILS).  All applicants must also confirm that they are legal to work in the US (I-9 documentation).

 

Currently Hiring:

AMI Lead Primary Guide

 

Qualifications:

  • AMI Montessori Diploma (Primary Level) required

  • Highlands Montessori completes background checks on all employees, including submitting their information to the Child Abuse Registry (TRAILS). All applicants must also confirm that they are legal to work in the US (I-9 documentation).

  • Previous experience working with children strongly preferred
     

Job Description:

The lead guide is responsible for maintaining a beautifully and thoughtfully prepared environment in accordance with AMI Montessori standards and training.

As an authentic Montessori school, Highlands Montessori believes in fostering independence, self-confidence, and a lifelong love for learning.

This is a full time, salaried position. Highlands Montessori offers ~24 paid holidays/year as well as 12 days of PTO/year. Lead guides and assistants also receive an additional 2 weeks off in the summer.
 

Duties:

The general duties of the lead guide shall include, but shall not necessarily be limited to the following:

  • Prepare a developmentally appropriate AMI Montessori environment in line with AMI Primary Training

  • Rotate materials regularly based on observation of needs and interests of community

  • Respect each child’s unique development, always seeing the child who is “not yet there”

  • Prepare appropriate lessons for each child based on observation

  • Monitor student progress (academic, motor, social-emotional)

  • Train assistant guide in Montessori philosophy and maintain open communication with all staff

  • Establish positive relationships with the children and families

  • Speak to children in a respectful tone in line with the Montessori philosophy
     

Job Type: Full-time
 

Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year

Substitute Teachers

 

Highlands Montessori is continuously accepting applications for on-call substitute teachers.  All substitute teachers must be group leader qualified.