Washington Montessori School (WMS) is seeking an experienced Lower Elementary Montessori teacher to join our program for the 2021-2022 school year. Montessori teacher credentials are required. Located in beautiful Litchfield county, CT, WMS is less than an hour from Great Barrington, MA, less than two hours from NYC, and an easy day trip to Boston.
The primary purpose of Washington Montessori School is to educate children and to teach and nurture the skills necessary for success in a changing world through a foundation of Montessori philosophy and principles and best educational practices. WMS also upholds the highest standards of independent school education as articulated in the Standards of the Connecticut Association Independent Schools, Principles of Good Practice of the National Association of Independent Schools, and the American Montessori Society’s Philosophy and Practice and Code of Ethics.
Applicants must have a progressive approach to education, have strong teaching and curriculum development experience as well as at least a bachelor’s degree. Strong communication skills, the desire to work collaboratively as part of a team, and the ability to integrate curriculum across subject areas are a must as well. Successful candidates will join a dynamic, supportive, and forward-thinking teaching community of over 50 individuals serving 250 students from 18 months through 8th grade.
Washington Montessori School is an engaging and substantive academic environment supported by a deeply-rooted and diverse community of families and educators. Our students learn to recognize their individual and collective potential, develop thoughtful approaches to learning, and choose paths to responsible and fulfilling lives.
Prefer applicants with experience
The LE Head Teacher will work with an Associate and approximately 22 children. The teacher will guide the academic ad emotional growth of the children along with two other Head Teachers at the same level.