Children's House Montessori School is interested in dedicated Montessori educators, who believe in Maria Montessori's philosophy of a child-centered approach to self-discovery. If you are interested in joining our vibrant and diverse staff please see our current employment opportunities listed below. Children's House accepts resumes for future openings if a position you may be interested in pursuing is not listed. Please email your resume and contact information to jodycurtis<at>camdenmontessori.org
CHMS is seeking substitute teachers for all programs (toddler, primary, and elementary). Ideal substitute candidates will possess a B.A. in education or a related field and will have prior teaching experience with children ages 18 months to 10 years old. Prior Montessori experience is not required but is preferred.
Substitutes will require an understanding of young children and be responsible for establishing a positive, encouraging, appropriate relationship with students. They will work with other teachers and staff as a contributing team member to present a cooperative and positive work environment and are expected to follow best Montessori practices while working collaboratively in a professional Montessori community. Your warmth, calmness, and professionalism in your daily interactions with children and their families are essential aspects of your abilities.
Lower Elementary Teacher
Children’s House Montessori School is seeking an experienced and innovative educator in our Lower Elementary classroom for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year. The successful applicant will co-lead a mixed-age, first through third grade classroom, and will work with an experienced co-lead teacher.
The ideal candidate will have an elementary teaching certificate or a bachelor’s degree in a related field (Education or subject matter such as Math, Science, History, etc.) and 3+ years experience teaching and working with children, preferably in a Montessori environment. Montessori certification and experience are preferred. S/he will exhibit a positive, optimistic attitude; treat all students in a fair and equitable manner and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and the community.
This position is three to four days a week for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year with the option of becoming full-time for the 2019-20 calendar.
About Children’s House Montessori: Located in picturesque Camden, Maine, Children’s House Montessori School’s mission is to provide an educational culture that respects the child’s innate desire to learn. Our school fosters curiosity, creativity and critical thinking while preparing each child to be a thoughtful, independent and compassionate global citizen.
Children’s House Montessori School’s vision is to provide Montessori-based education to the children of Midcoast Maine beginning at 18 months of age. We are committed to staying true to Maria Montessori’s philosophy of education by creating a carefully designed environment for each program, wherein children are able to grow toward independence in a social environment, and are able to master skills and tasks at their own pace. Our teachers and supportive staff strive to provide creative and engaging classrooms and outdoor play where children are given the love, support, and guidance to thrive and ignite a lifelong love of learning.
In all that we do, Children's House Montessori School honors the tenets of respect, scholarship, fellowship, and environmental sustainability.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references (written or contact information) describing your experience and qualifications to Ethan Yankura at email@example.com.