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If you are interested in joining the Living Montessori team to help children develop to their full potential, please read about our mission and philosophy, learn more about our programs and check out our current openings below.

Current Openings

Montessori Certified Lead Teacher 3-6

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To apply to one of the positions listed below, please email your resume and cover letter to info@livingmontessori.com.

Elementary Teacher

Job Description
Inspire children. Build relationships. Change lives.

At Living Montessori Academy, our community is about people. Coming together in the best interest of children is what makes us want to come to work every day. Join our growing team and contribute to the collaborative effort in delivering nothing short of excellence to our children and families.

You can count on a supportive environment, predictable daily planning time and a dedicated, fully equipped staff work room with all the materials you need so you can focus on enriching your work, building relationships and changing lives.

You will work during the school year beginning approximately the last two weeks of August through the third week of June, equivalent to 10 months. Summer employment is optional.

Elementary Lead Responsibilities:

  • Lesson planning, providing one on one lessons and guiding students 6-9 years old
  • Observing and tracking student learning using school technology
  • Supporting each child to learn at his/her own pace
  • Guiding children towards autonomy, curiosity and respect
  • Supervising lunch and playground activities; keeping children safe, engaged and having fun
  • Collaborating with families to align with the Montessori Method and understand their family values
  • Contributing ideas in meetings; working with lead teacher team and program supervisor
  • Participating in community outreach activities

Upper Elementary Lead Teacher Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years experience with elementary age group
  • Montessori Certification: AMS, AMI or MACTE- not required
  • Current Washington State Teaching Certificate
  • BA or MA in Elementary Education
  • 30 hours STARS/MERIT Basic Training or exemption
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to develop a strong connection with children and families
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Current First Aid, CPR and BBP Training certificate

Upper Elementary Lead Teacher Desired Skills or Interests include:

  • Experience in a Montessori environment and with the Montessori philosophy
  • Strength in science and mathematics
  • Strong organizing skills
  • Ability to work independently

Upper Elementary Lead Teacher Benefits:

  • Competitive wage plus Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
  • PTO – All School year breaks (winter, mid -winter and spring) with 2 additional weeks of PTO. After completion of 1 year, eligible for PTO between Christmas and New Year.
  • 5+ professional days and continuing education available
  • Organic, chef-prepared daily lunch and snacks
  • Well-stocked staff lounge for you to relax and unwind
  • Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:

Our school has been able to maintain being open. All children 5 years and older are required to wear masks at all times except while outside on the playground and at meal times.

Primary Teacher

Job Description
Inspire children. Build relationships. Change lives.

At Living Montessori, we strive to develop empowered global citizens in partnership with their families. Join our growing team and contribute to the collaborative effort in delivering nothing short of excellence to our children and families.

You can count on a supportive environment, predictable daily planning time and a dedicated, fully equipped staff work room with all the materials you need so you can focus on enriching your work, building relationships, and changing lives.

We are looking for a Montessori Certified Lead Teacher for ages 3-6. You will work during the school year beginning approximately the last two weeks of August through the third week of June, equivalent to 10 months. Summer employment is optional.

Lead Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Lesson planning, providing one on one lessons and guiding students 3-6 years old
  • Observing and tracking student learning using school technology
  • Supporting each child to learn at his/her own pace
  • Guiding children towards autonomy, curiosity and respect
  • Supervising lunch and playground activities; keeping children safe, engaged and having fun
  • Collaborating with families to align with the Montessori Method and understand their family values
  • Contributing ideas in meetings; working with assistants and program supervisor
  • Participating in community outreach activities

Lead Teacher Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a lead Montessori teacher for early childhood
  • Montessori Certification: AMS, AMI or MACTE
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to develop a strong connection with children and families
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to team teach and/or work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Excellent math skills
  • Current First Aid, CPR and BBP Training certificate (training available)

Lead Teacher Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • All School year breaks (winter, mid-winter, spring and summer)
  • Continuing education available
  • Organic, chef-prepared daily lunch and snacks
  • A well-stocked staff lounge for you to relax and unwind
  • Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:

Our school has been able to maintain being open. All children 5 years and older are required to wear masks at all times except while outside on the playground and at meal times.

Assistant Teacher

Job Description
Inspire children. Build relationships. Change lives.

At Living Montessori, we strive to develop empowered global citizens in partnership with their families. Join our growing team and contribute to the collaborative effort in delivering nothing short of excellence to our children and families.

You can count on a supportive environment, predictable daily planning time, and a dedicated, fully equipped staff work room with all the materials you need so you can focus on enriching your work, building relationships, and changing lives.

We are looking for Assistant Teachers for our Primary program, ages 3-6. Full-time and Part-time positions available.

Full-time from 9am to 6pm
Part-time from 2pm to 6pm

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting each child to learn at his/her own pace
  • Guiding children towards autonomy, curiosity and respect
  • Supervising lunch and playground activities; keeping children safe, engaged and having fun

Qualifications & Skills:

  • College degree preferred
  • AMS or MACTE certification preferred
  • 3 or more years of experience as an Assistant Teacher, preferably in a Montessori classroom.
  • 30 hours STARS/MERIT Child Care Basics training or education exemption
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop a strong connection with children and families
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Bloodborne Pathogens training certificate (training available)

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Continuing education available
  • Organic, chef-prepared daily lunch and snacks
  • A well-stocked staff lounge for you to relax and unwind
  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

COVID-19 considerations:

Our school has been able to maintain being open. All children 5 years and older are required to wear masks at all times except while outside on the playground and at meal times.