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OPEN POSITIONS

POSITIONS DESIRED

Available Positions

Lead Teacher

 

We are seeking a Pre-school Montessori Teacher to join our organization! This individual will be apart of planning and assisting in daily activities for children

Responsibilities: • Assist and Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth using the Montessori philosophy • Create a fun and safe learning environment • Working cooperatively with Lead Teacher • Assist in keeping the daily schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, and staff • Keeping the classroom organized, clean, and a fun environment • Maintain the health and safety of all students Qualifications: • Montessori certification is required or 2+ years of experience in a Montessori setting • Education in Early Childhood development is desirable • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields • Passionate about working with children • Ability to build rapport with children and staff • Positive and patient demeanor • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Flexible demeanor

Posted by:
Novi Woods Montessori
42800 W. 13 mile Road
Novi, Michigan 48377

Posted on 05/04

Montessori Curriculum Coordinator

Montessori Curriculum Coordinator

Brighton Montessori is looking for a Curriculum Coordinator to help with the onboarding of all new hires, implementation of the Montessori pedagogy throughout the classrooms, create social media content and collaborate with the Director on areas of training to help continue moving the mission and vision of bringing out the best in our students, staff and families.  The ideal candidate must be creative, love to teach others (besides little one’s) be a leader and assist in classrooms when needed.

Benefits include:

Paid time off

Paid holiday and snow days

Paid Professional Development

Staff Lounge stocked with a coffee bar

Admin team that loves to reward their team

Birthday Surprise

And more!!!

Candidates must hold a Montessori Certification and have experience in working with children birth-3 and/or 3-6.

Please email resumes to Leann at info@mybrightonmontessori.com

Posted by:
Brighton Montessori
5291 Ethel St
Brighton, Michigan 48116

Posted on 04/21

Toddler Lead teacher

Toddler Lead teacher

Brighton Montessori is seeking a loving and passionate Toddler Lead Teacher to love on and provide our students 16 months-3 years of age a classroom that is enriched with Montessori philosophy and compassion.  Our toddler classroom is ready for a teacher who can meet their needs and challenge them to do great things!  We are looking for a teacher who loves to partner with their students parents, wants to bring out the best in their students and build a strong team with their assistant teachers.  If this sounds like you, then we are ready to have you join our team!

Benefits include:

Competitive salary

Teledoc medical

Paid time off

Paid holiday and snow days

Paid professional development trainings

An Admin team that loves to reward their staff

Birthday surprise

Yearly raises and gifts for years of service

Staff lounge that includes a coffee bar

Paid 30 minute lunch break

Qualifications the Lead Teacher must meet or be willing to meet:

  • Obtained a Montessori credential from a MACTE accredited program
  • Previous experience in being a classroom lead teacher
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Creative critical thinking skills
  • Relationship builder
  • Knowledge and Understanding of MI childcare licensing rules and regulations
  • Bachelors degree in child development in early childhood education or child development, CDA, 18 semester hours in child development and a bachelors degree in a child related field
  • Infant/Toddler teachers also are to obtain 4.5 CEU’s in I/T development per licensing
  • Never been convicted on child abuse or neglect and must pass a finger printing background check
  • CPR/First Aid and blood borne pathogens certified or willing to get certification
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, stand for long periods of time, lift 30 lbs or more to monitor, supervise and interact with the students

Please send resume to Leann at info@mybrightonmontessori.com

 

 

Posted by:
Brighton Montessori
5291 Ethel St
Brighton, Michigan 48116

Posted on 04/21

Teacher Assistants

Gateway Montessori School is nestled in beautiful downtown Birmingham.  Our school services children from infants to primary.

We currently have immediate openings at our school for teacher assistants which includes a signing bonus!

We also have summer positions for summer camp assistants!

If you are looking for a rewarding career working with children, send us your resume and cover to jmeerschaert@gatewaymontessori.org.

Montessori experience is preferred, but not required.

Childcare experience is required.

If you have any questions, call Judy at 248-645-6393.

Posted by:
Judy Meerschaert
300 Willits St.
Birmingham, Michigan 48009

Posted on 04/15

Lower Elementary Teacher

WHO WE ARE: 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools’ Montessori Magnet Program,  a part of Go Like the Wind Montessori School, is a diverse community of learners and compassionate educators.  Our dedicated team provides an authentic Montessori education where children from birth to 6th grade can become independent thinkers, collaborative learners, creative problem solvers and compassionate citizens. Since being founded in 1987, GLTW has been a not-for-profit tuition-based school. In 2022, it merged with Whitmore Lake Public Schools to become a public Montessori school. The program remains tuition based for infant, toddler and young primary students (3 and 4 years olds) with a tuition-free Magnet program for grades K-6th.  We are eager to grow our program to include Middle School and beyond.

 

The Whitmore Lake Public School District is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized education to all students. Beyond the classroom, we are committed to serving the needs of families in Whitmore Lake and the surrounding communities; at the heart of everything we do is our tight-knit Trojan community,  including our students, families and our staff. We work hard and take pride in making every day a great day to be a Trojan, whether with a traditional or Montessori approach. #TrojanPride

 

Come be a part of our community as we inspire a lifelong love of learning.

 

SCHEDULE DETAILS: 

Full-Time

Monday through Friday, during the school year (summer work available)

8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

 

WORK LOCATION: 

Go Like the Wind Montessori School, a WLPS Program

8845 Main Street

Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

 

WHO WE NEED: 

We are seeking a qualified, talented, enthusiastic lower elementary teacher to plan and implement a multi-age instructional program rooted in a Montessori for a lower elementary classroom.  We want someone who can celebrate a child’s natural desire to learn, facilitate each student moving at their own pace through the curriculum, and embrace each student’s unique learning style. You will need to be able to differentiate instruction for each individual student based on their academic growth plan. With the support of a teacher assistant, you will be responsible for guiding and assessing learning, managing the classroom and supporting the children and families daily. We are seeking someone who is/has:

  • Nurturing, calm, and respectful with an open attitude towards all children and families
  • Kind, thoughtful, and strong at guiding children in self-motivated learning, and helping stimulate their natural desire to learn
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive
  • Willing and has the ability to integrate date and assessment with traditional Montessori curriculum
  • Has excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Successfully completed a background check 

 

WHAT YOU NEED: 

Bachelor’s Degree required

Valid Michigan Teacher certificate with proper endorsement and subject area OR enrollment in a Michigan-approved alternative route to teacher certification program required

Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher Certification (AMS or AMI) required 

At least one-year full-time experience teaching children required

 

IN THIS ROLE:

  • Curriculum Planning, Preparation & Instruction 
    • Plan and implement age-appropriate Montessori curriculum in the classroom and outdoors for children in grades first through third
    • Maintain an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence using materials and activities that are rotated throughout the year 
    • Maintain a safe, clean, and caregiving environment that implements the  practices of hand washing and safe food handling procedures, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment 
    • Set classroom expectations for students, parents, and paraprofessionals modeling appropriate behavior 
    • Help the children to think creatively, solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others with Grace and Courtesy lessons
    • Set up and clean up the classroom at the beginning/end of the school year, as well as implementing a daily cleaning schedule with support staff
    • Maintain and order (or request from administration) materials and supplies within classroom budget
    • Supervise and guide paraprofessionals (assistant teachers) as needed
    • Direct and implement all aspects of the daily activities including the daily Montessori work cycle
    • Ensure the Montessori philosophy is the undercurrent of daily routines, including snack and lunch set up and clean up
    • Maintain a record keeping system to track the children’s progress.  
    • Participate and adhere to all specialized student plans i.e. Individual Educational Plans (IEPs), 504, Behavior Plans, etc. 
    • Observe, record, and report significant learning/behavior concerns of children to the Director of Montessori Education & Childcare
    • Perform all duties necessary to establish and run a thriving Montessori lower elementary classroom and perform any other duties as assigned

 

  • Communication
    • Maintain respectful and open lines of communication with parents. 
    • Respond to parent concerns and questions in a timely manner
    • Create weekly email newsletters highlighting the week’s activities, upcoming events and Montessori curriculum with photos of the students for parents.
    • Meet regularly with team teacher(s) for planning weekly/monthly lessons, reviewing children, revitalizing/revising classroom
    • Communicate openly and professionally with team teacher(s) and other staff members
    • Prepare for and participate in Parent-Teacher Conferences

 

  • Professional Responsibility
    • Maintains teaching skill and participates in professional development activities
    • Comply with all continuing education requirements 
    • Attend staff meetings, professional days and other activities designed to make the school a productive learning community
    • Adhere to all district and school policies and guidelines established by the district’s policies and employee handbook
    • Assist in the development of and participates in school functions, including Open Houses, Orientations, whole school events, parent education events, etc.
    • Act as an ambassador for the school community 

 

  • Record Keeping & Data Assessment
    • Maintain student records, reports, evaluations, inventories and tests
    • Complete all progress monitoring and benchmark assessments on time as scheduled by administration, including district-required standardized testing
    • Participate in all assessment-related trainings and data meetings
    • Prepare student progress reports and assessment reports as required by administration

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE: 

Competitive salary

Paid holidays and snow days

Paid time off

Customized retirement plan options

Excellent compensation package including full-family health coverage with long-term disability, medical, dental, vision and life insurance 

Health Insurance Opt-Out Cash Bonus

Childcare tuition discount

Professional development, career growth, and promotion opportunities

Small School with a positive school culture built on support and collaboration 

 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools, 8845 Main Street, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical handicap, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, political belief or age in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact the Superintendent’s Office, 8845 Main St., Whitmore Lake, MI 734-449-4464

Posted by:
Go Like the Wind Montessori School
8845 Main Street
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

Posted on 04/11

Lead Montessori Toddler Teacher

Lead Montessori Toddler Teacher

WHO WE ARE: 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools’ Montessori Magnet Program,  Go Like the Wind Montessori School, is a diverse community of learners and compassionate educators.  Our dedicated team provides an authentic Montessori education where children from birth to 6th grade can become independent thinkers, collaborative learners, creative problem solvers and compassionate citizens. Since being founded in 1987, GLTW has been a not-for-profit tuition-based school. In 2022, it merged with Whitmore Lake Public Schools to become a public Montessori school. The program remains tuition based for infant, toddler and young primary students ( 3 and 4 years olds) with a tuition-free Magnet program for grades K-6th.  We are eager to grow our program to include Middle School and beyond.

 

The Whitmore Lake Public School District is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized education to all students. Beyond the classroom, we are committed to serving the needs of  families in Whitmore Lake and the surrounding communities; at the heart of everything we do is our tight-knit Trojan community,  including our students, families and our staff. We work hard and take pride in making every day a great day to be a Trojan, whether with a traditional or Montessori approach. #TrojanPride

 

Come be a part of our community as we inspire a lifelong love of learning.

 

SCHEDULE DETAILS: 

Full-Time

Monday through Friday, during the school year (summer work available)

8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Possible scheduled weekend and evening hours throughout the school year 

 

WORK LOCATION: 

Whitmore Lake Montessori Magnet Program

8845 Main Street

Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

 

WHO WE NEED: 

We are seeking a qualified, enthusiastic, and nurturing individual who will be responsible for presenting lessons using an authentic Montessori method of instruction while caring for children 12 months-3 years old. You will be responsible for setting an environment that fosters curiosity and learning; supervising the classroom by helping children to think creatively, to solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others; as well as leading and setting an example for fellow staff. We are seeking someone who is/has: 

  • Nurturing, calm, and respectful with an open attitude towards all children and families
  • Kind, thoughtful, and strong at guiding children in self-motivated learning, and helping stimulate their natural desire to learn
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive
  • Has excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Successfully completed a background check 
  • At least 18 years of age

 

WHAT YOU NEED: 

Montessori Teacher Certification (AMS or AMI) required 

At least one-year full-time experience teaching children required

A four-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field is preferred

 

IN THIS ROLE: 

  • Planning, Preparation and Instruction: 
    • Plan and implement age-appropriate Montessori curriculum in the classroom and outdoors for children ages 12 months-3 years old
    • Maintain an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence with materials and activities rotating throughout the year 
    • Maintain a safe, clean, caregiving environment that implements the  practices of hand washing and safe food handling procedures, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment 
    • Set classroom expectations for students, parents, and paraprofessionals modeling appropriate behavior 
    • Help the children to think creatively, solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others with Grace and Courtesy lessons
    • Set up and clean up the classroom at the beginning/end of the school year, as well as implementing a daily cleaning schedule with support staff.
    • Maintain and order (or request from administration) materials and supplies within classroom budget
    • Supervise and guide paraprofessionals (assistant teachers) as needed
    • Direct and implement all aspects of the daily activities including the daily Montessori work cycle.
    • Ensure the Montessori philosophy is the undercurrent of daily routines, including snack and lunch set up and clean up, dressing and undressing, toileting needs, nap time, practical life activities, sensorial work and cooking projects and outdoor play
    • Maintain a record keeping system to track the children’s progress.  
    • Set up a Teacher Observation Log with support staff and submit this to Administration routinely
    • Observe, record, and report significant learning/behavior concerns of children to the Director of Montessori Education & Childcare

 

  • Communication
    • Maintain respectful and open lines of communication with parents. 
    • Respond to parent concerns and questions in a timely manner
    • Create weekly email newsletters highlighting the week’s activities, upcoming events and Montessori curriculum with photos of the students for parents.
    • Meet regularly with team teacher(s) for planning weekly/monthly lessons, reviewing children, and revitalizing/revising the classroom
    • Communication openly and professionally with team teacher(s) and other staff members

 

  • Professional Responsibility
    • Maintain teaching skills and participate in professional development activities
    • Comply with all continuing education requirements 
    • Attend staff meetings, professional days and other activities designed to make the school a productive learning community
    • Adhere to all school policies and guidelines established by the employee handbook and the Board of Education
    • Assist in the development of and participate in school functions, including Open Houses, Orientations, whole school events, parent education events, etc. 

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE: 

Competitive salary based on experience and certification

Paid holidays and snow days

Paid time off

Customized retirement plan options

Competitive compensation packages including full-family health coverage with long-term disability, medical, dental, vision and life insurance 

Health Insurance Opt-Out Cash Bonus

Childcare tuition discount

Professional development, career growth, and promotion opportunities

 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools, 8845 Main Street, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical handicap, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, political belief or age in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact the Superintendent’s Office, 8845 Main St., Whitmore Lake, MI 734-449-4464

Posted by:
Go Like the Wind Montessori School
8845 Main Street
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

Posted on 03/18

Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher

Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher

 

WHO WE ARE: 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools’ Montessori Magnet Program,  a part of Go Like the Wind Montessori School, is a diverse community of learners and compassionate educators.  Our dedicated team provides an authentic Montessori education where children from birth to 6th grade can become independent thinkers, collaborative learners, creative problem solvers and compassionate citizens. Since being founded in 1987, GLTW has been a not-for-profit tuition-based school. In 2022, it merged with Whitmore Lake Public Schools to become a public Montessori school. The program remains tuition based for infant, toddler and young primary students (3 and 4 years olds) with a tuition-free Magnet program for grades K-6th.  We are eager to grow our program to include Middle School and beyond.

 

The Whitmore Lake Public School District is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized education to all students. Beyond the classroom, we are committed to serving the needs of  families in Whitmore Lake and the surrounding communities; at the heart of everything we do is our tight-knit Trojan community,  including our students, families and our staff. We work hard and take pride in making every day a great day to be a Trojan, whether with a traditional or Montessori approach. #TrojanPride

 

Come be a part of our community as we inspire a lifelong love of learning.

 

SCHEDULE DETAILS: 

Full-Time

Monday through Friday, during the school year (summer work available)

8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

 

WORK LOCATION: 

Go Like the Wind Montessori School, a WLPS Program

8845 Main Street

Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

 

WHO WE NEED: 

We are seeking a qualified, talented, enthusiastic lower elementary teacher to plan and implement a multi-age instructional program rooted in a Montessori for a lower elementary classroom.  We want someone who can celebrate a child’s natural desire to learn, facilitate each student moving at their own pace through the curriculum, and embrace each student’s unique learning style. You will need to be able to differentiate instruction for each individual student based on their academic growth plan. With the support of a teacher assistant, you will be responsible for guiding and assessing learning, managing the classroom and supporting the children and families daily. We are seeking someone who is/has:

  • Nurturing, calm, and respectful with an open attitude towards all children and families
  • Kind, thoughtful, and strong at guiding children in self-motivated learning, and helping stimulate their natural desire to learn
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive
  • Willing and has the ability to integrate date and assessment with traditional Montessori curriculum
  • Has excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Successfully completed a background check 

 

WHAT YOU NEED: 

Bachelor’s Degree required

Valid Michigan Teacher certificate with proper endorsement and subject area OR enrollment in a Michigan-approved alternative route to teacher certification program required

Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher Certification (AMS or AMI) required 

At least one-year full-time experience teaching children required

 

IN THIS ROLE:

  • Curriculum Planning, Preparation & Instruction 
    • Plan and implement age-appropriate Montessori curriculum in the classroom and outdoors for children in grades first through third
    • Maintain an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence using materials and activities that are rotated throughout the year 
    • Maintain a safe, clean, and caregiving environment that implements the  practices of hand washing and safe food handling procedures, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment 
    • Set classroom expectations for students, parents, and paraprofessionals modeling appropriate behavior 
    • Help the children to think creatively, solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others with Grace and Courtesy lessons
    • Set up and clean up the classroom at the beginning/end of the school year, as well as implementing a daily cleaning schedule with support staff
    • Maintain and order (or request from administration) materials and supplies within classroom budget
    • Supervise and guide paraprofessionals (assistant teachers) as needed
    • Direct and implement all aspects of the daily activities including the daily Montessori work cycle
    • Ensure the Montessori philosophy is the undercurrent of daily routines, including snack and lunch set up and clean up
    • Maintain a record keeping system to track the children’s progress.  
    • Participate and adhere to all specialized student plans i.e. Individual Educational Plans (IEPs), 504, Behavior Plans, etc. 
    • Observe, record, and report significant learning/behavior concerns of children to the Director of Montessori Education & Childcare
    • Perform all duties necessary to establish and run a thriving Montessori lower elementary classroom and perform any other duties as assigned

 

  • Communication
    • Maintain respectful and open lines of communication with parents. 
    • Respond to parent concerns and questions in a timely manner
    • Create weekly email newsletters highlighting the week’s activities, upcoming events and Montessori curriculum with photos of the students for parents.
    • Meet regularly with team teacher(s) for planning weekly/monthly lessons, reviewing children, revitalizing/revising classroom
    • Communicate openly and professionally with team teacher(s) and other staff members
    • Prepare for and participate in Parent-Teacher Conferences

 

  • Professional Responsibility
    • Maintains teaching skill and participates in professional development activities
    • Comply with all continuing education requirements 
    • Attend staff meetings, professional days and other activities designed to make the school a productive learning community
    • Adhere to all district and school policies and guidelines established by the district’s policies and employee handbook
    • Assist in the development of and participates in school functions, including Open Houses, Orientations, whole school events, parent education events, etc.
    • Act as an ambassador for the school community 

 

  • Record Keeping & Data Assessment
    • Maintain student records, reports, evaluations, inventories and tests
    • Complete all progress monitoring and benchmark assessments on time as scheduled by administration, including district-required standardized testing
    • Participate in all assessment-related trainings and data meetings
    • Prepare student progress reports and assessment reports as required by administration

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE: 

Competitive salary depending on experience and certification

Paid holidays and snow days

Paid time off

Customized retirement plan options

Excellent compensation package including full-family health coverage with long-term disability, medical, dental, vision and life insurance 

Health Insurance Opt-Out Cash Bonus

Childcare tuition discount

Professional development, career growth, and promotion opportunities

Small School with a positive school culture built on support and collaboration 

 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools, 8845 Main Street, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical handicap, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, political belief or age in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact the Superintendent’s Office, 8845 Main St., Whitmore Lake, MI 734-449-4464

Posted by:
Go Like the Wind Montessori School
8845 Main Street
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

Posted on 03/18

Montessori Infant Paraprofessional (Assistant Teacher)

Montessori Infant Paraprofessional (Assistant Teacher)

SCHEDULE DETAILS: 

Full-Time

Monday through Friday, during the school year (summer work available)

Variety of 8-hour shifts available between hours of 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Possible scheduled weekend and evening hours throughout the school year 

 

WORK LOCATION: 

Whitmore Lake Montessori Magnet Program

8845 Main Street

Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

 

WHO WE NEED: 

We are seeking a qualified, enthusiastic, and nurturing individual who can fulfill a critical role in an authentic Montessori classroom. Under the direction of the Lead Teacher, you will be responsible for supporting an environment that fosters curiosity and learning; helping children to think creatively, to solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others.  We are seeking someone who is/has:

  • Nurturing, calm, and respectful with an open attitude towards all children and families
  • Kind, thoughtful, and strong at guiding children in self-motivated learning,
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Successfully completed a background check 

 

WHAT YOU NEED: 

Assistant Montessori Teacher Certification (AMS or AMI) within the first year of employment

A four-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field is preferred

 

IN THIS ROLE: 

  • Planning, Preparation and Instruction: 
    • Support the Lead teacher in the implementation of age-appropriate Montessori curriculum in the classroom and outdoors for children birth to up to 2 years old
    • Follow  Lead Teacher’s direction in maintaining an attractive, well-kept classroom
    • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean, caring environment that 
    • implements the  practices of hand washing and safe food handling procedures, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment 
    • Assist Lead Teacher to set and clean the classroom at the beginning/end of the school year, as well as implementing a daily cleaning throughout the day
    • In addition to the daily Montessori work cycle, ensuring the Montessori philosophy is the undercurrent of daily routine, including snack and lunch set up and clean up, dressing and undressing, toileting needs, nap time, practical life activities, sensorial work and cooking projects and outdoor play
    • Share daily classroom observations with the Lead Teacher  
    • Adhere to licensing safety procedures and ration requirements 
    • Capture photos and videos of class activities and submit to Lead Teacher and Director for use in parent and marketing communication.  

 

  • Professional Responsibility
    • Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating conflict resolution and Grace and Courtesy lessons
    • Participate in professional development activities
    • Comply with all continuing education requirements 
    • Attend staff meetings, professional days and other activities designed to make the school a productive learning community
    • Adhere to all school policies and guidelines established by the employee handbook
    • Establish a harmonious, respectful relationship with all school staff
    • Assist in the development of and participate in school functions, including Open Houses, Orientations, whole school events, parent education events, etc. 

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE: 

Competitive salary depending on experience and certification

Paid time off

Customized retirement plan options

Compensation package including health coverage with long-term disability, medical, dental, vision and life insurance 

Health insurance opt-out cash bonus

Childcare tuition discount

Professional development, career growth, and promotion opportunities

 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools, 8845 Main Street, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical handicap, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, political belief or age in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact the Superintendent’s Office, 8845 Main St., Whitmore Lake, MI 734-449-4464

Posted by:
Go Like the Wind Montessori School
8845 Main St
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

Posted on 03/18

Montessori Lead Primary Teacher

Montessori Lead Primary Teacher 

SCHEDULE DETAILS: 

Full-Time

Monday through Friday, during the school year (summer work available)

8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Possible scheduled weekend and evening hours throughout the school year 

WORK LOCATION: 

Whitmore Lake Montessori Magnet Program

8845 Main Street

Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

WHO WE NEED: 

We are seeking a qualified, enthusiastic, and nurturing individual who will be responsible for presenting lessons using an authentic Montessori method of instruction for children ages 3-6. You will be responsible for setting an environment that fosters curiosity and learning; supervising the classroom by helping children to think creatively, to solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others; as well as leading and setting an example for fellow staff. We are seeking someone who is/has: 

  • Nurturing, calm, and respectful with an open attitude towards all children and families
  • Kind, thoughtful, and strong at guiding children in self-motivated learning, and helping stimulate their natural desire to learn
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive
  • Has excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Successfully completed a background check 
  • At least 18 years of age

WHAT YOU NEED: 

Montessori Teacher Certification (AMS or AMI) required 

Michigan Department of Education Teaching Certificate preferred

At least one-year full-time experience teaching children required

A four-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field is preferred

IN THIS ROLE: 

  • Planning, Preparation and Instruction: 
    • Plan and implement age-appropriate Montessori curriculum in the classroom and outdoors for children 3-6 years old 
    • Maintain an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence using materials and activities that are rotated throughout the year 
    • Maintain a safe, clean, and caregiving environment that implements the  practices of hand washing and safe food handling procedures, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment 
    • Set classroom expectations for students, parents, and paraprofessionals modeling appropriate behavior 
    • Help the children to think creatively, solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others with Grace and Courtesy lessons
    • Set up and clean up the classroom at the beginning/end of the school year, as well as implementing a daily cleaning schedule with support staff
    • Maintain and order (or request from administration) materials and supplies within classroom budget
    • Supervise and guide paraprofessionals (assistant teachers) as needed
    • Direct and implement all aspects of the daily activities including the daily Montessori work cycle
    • Ensure the Montessori philosophy is the undercurrent of daily routines, including snack and lunch set up and clean up, dressing and undressing, toileting needs, nap time, practical life activities, sensorial work and cooking projects and outdoor play
    • Maintain a record keeping system to track the children’s progress.  
    • Set up a Teacher Observation Log with support staff and submit this to Administration routinely
    • Observe, record, and report significant learning/behavior concerns of children to the Director of Montessori Education & Childcare
  • Communication
    • Maintain respectful and open lines of communication with parents. 
    • Respond to parent concerns and questions in a timely manner
    • Create weekly email newsletters highlighting the week’s activities, upcoming events and Montessori curriculum with photos of the students for parents.
    • Meet regularly with team teacher(s) for planning weekly.monthly lessons, reviewing children, revitalizing/revising classroom
    • Communicate openly and professionally with team teacher(s) and other staff members
  • Professional Responsibility
    • Maintains teaching skill and participates in professional development activities
    • Complies with all continuing education requirements 
    • Attends staff meetings, professional days and other activities designed to make the school a productive learning community
    • Adheres to all school policies and guidelines established by the employee handbook
    • Assists in the development of and participates in school functions, including Open Houses, Orientations, whole school events, parent education events, etc. 

WHAT WE PROVIDE: 

Competitive salary depending on experience and certification

Paid holidays and snow days

Paid time off

Customized retirement plan options

Excellent compensation package including full-family health coverage with long-term disability, medical, dental, vision and life insurance 

Health Insurance Opt-Out Cash Bonus

Childcare tuition discount

Professional development, career growth, and promotion opportunities

Whitmore Lake Public Schools, 8845 Main Street, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical handicap, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, political belief or age in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact the Superintendent’s Office, 8845 Main St., Whitmore Lake, MI 734-449-4464

Posted by:
Go Like the Wind Montessori School
8845 Main St
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

Posted on 03/18

Montessori Primary Paraprofessional (Assistant Teacher)

Montessori Primary Paraprofessional (Assistant Teacher)

SCHEDULE DETAILS: 

Full-Time

Monday through Friday, during the school year (summer work available)

Variety of 8 hour shifts available between hours of 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Possible scheduled weekend and evening hours throughout the school year 

WORK LOCATION: 

Whitmore Lake Montessori Magnet Program

8845 Main Street

Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

WHO WE NEED: 

We are seeking a qualified, enthusiastic, and nurturing individual who can fulfill a critical role in an authentic Montessori classroom. Under the direction of the Lead Teacher, you will be responsible for supporting an environment that fosters curiosity and learning; helping children to think creatively, to solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others.  We are seeking someone who is/has:

  • Nurturing, calm, and respectful with an open attitude towards all children and families
  • Kind, thoughtful, and strong at guiding children in self-motivated learning,
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Successfully completed a background check 

WHAT YOU NEED: 

Assistant Montessori Teacher Certification (AMS or AMI) within the first year of employment

A four-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field is preferred

IN THIS ROLE: 

  • Planning, Preparation and Instruction: 
    • Support the Lead teacher in the implementation of  age-appropriate Montessori curriculum in the classroom and outdoors for children ages 3-6
    • Follow  Lead Teacher’s direction in maintaining an attractive, well-kept classroom
    • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean, caring environment that 
    • implements the  practices of hand washing and safe food handling procedures, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment 
    • Assist Lead Teacher to set and clean the classroom at the beginning/end of the school year, as well as implementing a daily cleaning throughout the day
    • In addition to the daily Montessori work cycle, ensuring the Montessori philosophy is the undercurrent of daily routine, including snack and lunch set up and clean up, dressing and undressing, toileting needs, nap time, practical life activities, sensorial work and cooking projects and outdoor play
    • Share daily classroom observations with the Lead Teacher  
    • Adhere to licensing safety procedures and ration requirements 
    • Capture photos and videos of class activities and submit to Lead Teacher and Director for use in parent and marketing communication.  
  • Professional Responsibility
    • Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating conflict resolution and Grace and Courtesy lessons
    • Participate in professional development activities
    • Comply with all continuing education requirements 
    • Attend staff meetings, professional days and other activities designed to make the school a productive learning community
    • Adhere to all school policies and guidelines established by the employee handbook
    • Establish a harmonious, respectful relationship with all school staff
    • Assist in the development of and participate in school functions, including Open Houses, Orientations, whole school events, parent education events, etc. 

WHAT WE PROVIDE: 

Competitive salary depending on experience and certification

Paid time off

Customized retirement plan options

Compensation package including health coverage with long-term disability, medical, dental, vision and life insurance 

Health insurance opt-out cash bonus

Childcare tuition discount

Professional development, career growth, and promotion opportunities

Whitmore Lake Public Schools, 8845 Main Street, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical handicap, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, political belief or age in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact the Superintendent’s Office, 8845 Main St., Whitmore Lake, MI 734-449-4464

Posted by:
Go Like the Wind Montessori School
8845 Main St
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

Posted on 03/18

Montessori Toddler Paraprofessional (Assistant Teacher)

Montessori Toddler Paraprofessional (Assistant Teacher)

 

WHO WE ARE: 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools’ Montessori Magnet Program,  Go Like the Wind Montessori School, is a diverse community of learners and compassionate educators.  Our dedicated team provides an authentic Montessori education where children from birth to 6th grade can become independent thinkers, collaborative learners, creative problem solvers and compassionate citizens. Since being founded in 1987, GLTW has been a not-for-profit tuition-based school. In 2022, it merged with Whitmore Lake Public Schools to become a public Montessori school. The program remains tuition based for infant, toddler and young primary students ( 3 and 4 years olds) with a tuition-free Magnet program for grades K-6th.  We are eager to grow our program to include Middle School and beyond.

 

The Whitmore Lake Public School District is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized education to all students. Beyond the classroom, we are committed to serving the needs of  families in Whitmore Lake and the surrounding communities; at the heart of everything we do is our tight-knit Trojan community,  including our students, families and our staff. We work hard and take pride in making every day a great day to be a Trojan, whether with a traditional or Montessori approach. #TrojanPride

 

Come be a part of our community as we inspire a lifelong love of learning.

 

SCHEDULE DETAILS: 

Full-Time

Monday through Friday, during the school year (summer work available)

Variety of 8 Hour Shifts Available between hours of 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Possible scheduled weekend and evening hours throughout the school year 

 

WORK LOCATION: 

Whitmore Lake Montessori Magnet Program

8845 Main Street

Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

 

WHO WE NEED: 

We are seeking a qualified, enthusiastic, and nurturing individual who to fulfill a critical role in an authentic Montessori classroom. Under the direction of the Lead Teacher, you will be responsible for supporting an environment that fosters curiosity and learning; helping children to think creatively, to solve problems independently, and respect themselves and others.  We are seeking someone who is/has:

  • Nurturing, calm, and respectful with an open attitude towards all children and families
  • Kind, thoughtful, and strong at guiding children in self-motivated learning,
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Successfully completed a background check 

 

WHAT YOU NEED: 

Assistant Montessori Teacher Certification (AMS or AMI) within the first year of employment

A four-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field is preferred

 

IN THIS ROLE: 

  • Planning, Preparation and Instruction: 
    • Support the Lead teacher in the implementation of  age-appropriate Montessori curriculum in the classroom and outdoors for children 12 months-3 years old 
    • Follow  Lead Teacher’s direction in maintaining an attractive, well-kept classroom
    • Assist in maintaining a safe, clean, caring environment that 
    • implements the  practices of hand washing and safe food handling procedures, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment 
    • Assist Lead Teacher to set and clean the classroom at the beginning/end of the school year, as well as implementing a daily cleaning throughout the day
    • In addition to the daily Montessori work cycle, ensuring the Montessori philosophy is the undercurrent of daily routine, including snack and lunch set up and clean up, dressing and undressing, toileting needs, nap time, practical life activities, sensorial work and cooking projects and outdoor play
    • Share daily classroom observations with the Lead Teacher  
    • Adhere to licensing safety procedures and ration requirements 
    • Capture photos and videos of class activities and submit to Lead Teacher and Director for use in parent and marketing communication.  

 

  • Professional Responsibility
    • Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating conflict resolution and Grace and Courtesy lessons
    • Participate in professional development activities
    • Comply with all continuing education requirements 
    • Attend staff meetings, professional days and other activities designed to make the school a productive learning community
    • Adhere to all school policies and guidelines established by the employee handbook
    • Establish a harmonious, respectful relationship with all school staff
    • Assist in the development of and participate in school functions, including Open Houses, Orientations, whole school events, parent education events, etc. 

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE: 

Competitive salary depending on experience and certification

Paid time off

Customized retirement plan options

Compensation package including health coverage with long-term disability, medical, dental, vision and life insurance 

Health insurance opt-out cash bonus

Childcare tuition discount

Professional development, career growth, and promotion opportunities

 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools, 8845 Main Street, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, physical handicap, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, political belief or age in admission, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact the Superintendent’s Office, 8845 Main St., Whitmore Lake, MI 734-449-4464

Posted by:
Go Like the Wind Montessori School
8845 Main St
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

Posted on 03/18

Summer Camp Counselors

Summer Camp Counselors Needed

Join us for a fun-filled summer adventure as a camp counselor for a Montessori primary, elementary, and middle school program!

Full and part time positions available

Must be 18 years or older

High school diploma preferred

Posted by:
Felicia Calabrese
3976 S. Livernois Rd.
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

Posted on 03/01

Toddler Lead Guide

Job description

As a Toddler Lead Guide, you will be part of an amazing team who has the opportunity to guide young toddlers age 18 month-3 years through this amazing developmental stage of their lives. Through exploration and independence, these young friends are learning how the world works and how they work in the world. Your role in creating a well-prepared environment within our authentic Montessori Program will help them reach their highest potential while nurturing and guiding each child’s individuality and uniqueness.

Job Summary:

The Lead Teacher, with the support and supervision of the Director of Education (Vice
Principal) and Administrative Assistant is expected to establish and maintain a quality educational program, which follows the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy and
Early Childhood Education model by fulfilling the following responsibilities:

Educational Duties: duties include, but are not limited to, the obligations to:

  • Teach and supervise all students in Lead Teacher’s class in the Montessori method and curriculum in all academic and specialty areas of study. Prepare materials and maintain their cleanliness and good condition/repair.
  • Be responsible for the safety and physical well-being of all students in your charge at all times.
  • Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the classroom and all shared spaces at school.
  • Demonstrate the ability to relate joyfully to children.
  • Exhibit emotional maturity and stability.
  • Demonstrate appropriate and professional behaviors at all times when in the school building, during the classroom, outdoor times, and whenever you are in the surrounding school neighborhood.
  • Be proactive at sharing your Montessori and child development knowledge with parents.
  • Address all school (parent, team, child) issues immediately with Vice Principal
  • Prepare and have available weekly lesson plans and record students’ progress.
  • Prepare a written “Child Communication Log” sheet for any child that you have a concern about. File this in the Director’s communication log book located in the main office. Review the form weekly for follow-up indicated by the administration.

Maintain confidentiality of the information in this book by never removing it from the office.

  • Prepare and submit monthly lesson plans to the Director of Education

Organize work so that daily time is available for recordkeeping, meetings with assistants and with Director of Education (Vice Principal) and parents as deemed reasonably necessary by School.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with team members. Share all information given at weekly staff meetings with the teachers on your team.
  • Plan and implement a classroom schedule identifying a fair and equitable distribution of job responsibilities for all adults to follow.
  • Supervise, guide, and teach all substitute and Assistant teachers in the Montessori method.

Administrative Duties:

Be in attendance at all staff meetings and after-hour parent meetings, admissions events, or classroom socials.

Prepare and participate in parent conferences at least twice each School Year, including two evening conferences as determined by School, at its sole discretion, and as requested by parents.

Communication: Return parent telephone calls within the same day. Check all e- mail messages daily and reply within 24 hours. Check classroom telephone messages twice daily.

Maintain current ongoing records (communication logs, conference summary forms, observation notes) on all students in your charge and have same available for School’s review upon request. Maintain the confidentiality of all such records.

Record observations on all children using the required recordkeeping system provided by the school.

Organize notes for and write all reports requested by outside agencies and ongoing schools, in addition to end-of-the-year reports for all eligible students, in a timely manner.

Maintain the school calendar, memos, training packets and ensure that all information included is updated for the current school year.

Policy/Procedure Duties:

  • Follow school’s discipline policy at all times.
  • Child Abuse—any incident of unexplained bruises, cuts, burns, etc., or any suspected child abuse should be reported to the Director.
  • Follow all School policies and procedures as stated in the Employee Handbook and the School’s Rules and Regulations, as presently existing or as may hereafter be amended.
  • Follow all standards in accordance with the American Montessori Society, the

Middle States Commission on Elementary Education and the MI Department ofHealth. Report any and all accidents or incidents immediately and prepare a written report stating the date, time, and nature of the accident and the action taken.Other:

  • Co-Lead teachers must work cooperatively to ensure that all the above is successfully achieved.

**

  • Any additional duties as determined by the Director of Education (Vice Principal) and/or Head of School (Principal).
  • Attend an open house, parent functions, school concerts, parent education, conferences, team meetings.
  • Report broken equipment and/or playground issues to the Director of Education.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $30,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

Posted by:
Felicia Calabrese
3976 S. Livernois Rd.
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

Posted on 03/01

Lead Infant Guide

Lead Infant Guide

Job description

As a Lead Infant Guide, you will have the opportunity to work with an amazing team to both nurture and guide our youngest students (from 6 weeks to 18 months) in their exploration of the world. Through your efforts in creating a prepared home-like environment and communicating with parents, you will see the potential for their child when offered a high-quality, authentic Montessori program.

Job Summary:

The Lead Teacher, with the support and supervision of the Director of Education (Vice
Principal) and Administrative Assistant, is expected to establish and maintain a quality educational program, which follows the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy and
Early Childhood Education model by fulfilling the following responsibilities:

Educational Duties: duties include, but are not limited to, the obligations to:

  • Teach and supervise all students in Lead Teacher’s class in the Montessori method and curriculum in all academic and specialty areas of study. Prepare materials and maintain their cleanliness and good condition/repair.
  • Be responsible for the safety and physical well-being of all students in your charge at all times.
  • Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the classroom and all shared spaces at school.
  • Demonstrate the ability to relate joyfully to children.
  • Exhibit emotional maturity and stability.
  • Demonstrating appropriate and professional behaviors at all times when in the school building, during classroom, outdoor times, and whenever you are in the surrounding school neighborhood.
  • Be proactive at sharing your Montessori and child development knowledge with parents.
  • Address all school (parent, team, child) issues immediately with Vice Principal
  • Prepare and have available weekly lesson plans and record students’ progress.
  • Prepare a written “Child Communication Log” sheet for any child that you have a concern about. File this in the Director’s communication logbook located in the main office. Review the form weekly for follow-up indicated by the administration.

Maintain confidentiality of the information in this book by never removing it from the office.

  • Prepare and submit monthly lesson plans to the Director of Education

Organize work so that daily time is available for recordkeeping, meetings with assistants and with Director of Education (Vice Principal) and parents as deemed reasonably necessary by School.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with team members. Share all information given at weekly staff meetings with the teachers on your team.
  • Plan and implement a classroom schedule identifying a fair and equitable distribution of job responsibilities for all adults to follow.
  • Supervise, guide, and teach all substitute and Assistant teachers in the Montessori method.

Administrative Duties:

Be in attendance at all staff meetings and after-hour parent meetings, admissions events, or classroom socials.

Prepare and participate in parent conferences at least twice each School Year, including two evening conferences as determined by School, at its sole discretion, and as requested by parents.

Communication: Return parent telephone calls within the same day. Check all e- mail messages daily and reply within 24 hours. Check classroom telephone messages twice daily.

Maintain current ongoing records (communication logs, conference summary forms, observation notes) on all students in your charge and have same available for School’s review upon request. Maintain the confidentiality of all such records.

Record observations on all children using the required recordkeeping system provided by the school.

Organize notes for and write all reports requested by outside agencies and ongoing schools, in addition to end-of-the-year reports for all eligible students, in a timely manner.

Maintain the school calendar, memos, training packets and ensure that all information included is updated for the current school year.

Policy/Procedure Duties:

  • Follow school’s discipline policy at all times.
  • Child Abuse—any incident of unexplained bruises, cuts, burns, etc., or any suspected child abuse should be reported to the Director.
  • Follow all School policies and procedures as stated in the Employee Handbook and the School’s Rules and Regulations, as presently existing or as may hereafter be amended.
  • Follow all standards in accordance with the American Montessori Society, the

Middle States Commission on Elementary Education and the MI Department ofHealth.

  • Report any and all accidents or incidents immediately and prepare a written report stating the date, time, and nature of the accident and the action taken.
    Other:
  • Co-Lead teachers must work cooperatively to ensure that all the above is successfully achieved.
  • Any additional duties as determined by the Director of Education (Vice Principal) and/or Head of School (Principal).
  • Attend an open house, parent functions, school concerts, parent education, conferences, team meetings.
  • Report broken equipment and/or playground issues to the Director of Education.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $30,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

Posted by:
Felicia Calabrese
3976 S. Livernois Rd.
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

Posted on 03/01

Primary Lead Guide

Job description

As a Primary Lead Guide, you will have the opportunity to work in an authentic Montessori environment alongside an extraordinary team. In creating a well-prepared environment and implementing Montessori Pedagogy, you will help foster a love of learning that will help each child reach his/her potential while creating relationships that last a lifetime. This is your chance to make a difference in the world!

Job Summary:

The Lead Teacher, with the support and supervision of the Director of Education (Vice
Principal) and Administrative Assistant is expected to establish and maintain a quality educational program, which follows the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy and
Early Childhood Education model by fulfilling the following responsibilities:

Educational Duties: duties include, but are not limited to, the obligations to:

  • Teach and supervise all students in Lead Teacher’s class in the Montessori method and curriculum in all academic and specialty areas of study. Prepare materials and maintain their cleanliness and good condition/repair.
  • Be responsible for the safety and physical well-being of all students in your charge at all times.
  • Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the classroom and all shared spaces at school.
  • Demonstrate the ability to relate joyfully to children.
  • Exhibit emotional maturity and stability.
  • Demonstrate appropriate and professional behaviors at all times when in the school building, during the classroom, outdoor times, and whenever you are in the surrounding school neighborhood.
  • Be proactive at sharing your Montessori and child development knowledge with parents.
  • Address all school (parent, team, child) issues immediately with Vice Principal
  • Prepare and have available weekly lesson plans and record students’ progress.
  • Prepare a written “Child Communication Log” sheet for any child that you have a concern about. File this in the Director’s communication log book located in the main office. Review the form weekly for follow-up indicated by the administration.

Maintain confidentiality of the information in this book by never removing it from the office.

  • Prepare and submit monthly lesson plans to the Director of Education

Organize work so that daily time is available for recordkeeping, meetings with assistants and with Director of Education (Vice Principal) and parents as deemed reasonably necessary by School.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with team members. Share all information given at weekly staff meetings with the teachers on your team.
  • Plan and implement a classroom schedule identifying a fair and equitable distribution of job responsibilities for all adults to follow.
  • Supervise, guide, and teach all substitute and Assistant teachers in the Montessori method.

Administrative Duties:

Be in attendance at all staff meetings and after-hour parent meetings, admissions events, or classroom socials.

Prepare and participate in parent conferences at least twice each School Year, including two evening conferences as determined by School, at its sole discretion, and as requested by parents.

Communication: Return parent telephone calls within the same day. Check all e- mail messages daily and reply within 24 hours. Check classroom telephone messages twice daily.

Maintain current ongoing records (communication logs, conference summary forms, observation notes) on all students in your charge and have same available for School’s review upon request. Maintain the confidentiality of all such records.

Record observations on all children using the required recordkeeping system provided by the school.

Organize notes for and write all reports requested by outside agencies and ongoing schools, in addition to end-of-the-year reports for all eligible students, in a timely manner.

Maintain the school calendar, memos, training packets and ensure that all information included is updated for the current school year.

Policy/Procedure Duties:

  • Follow school’s discipline policy at all times.
  • Child Abuse—any incident of unexplained bruises, cuts, burns, etc., or any suspected child abuse should be reported to the Director.
  • Follow all School policies and procedures as stated in the Employee Handbook and the School’s Rules and Regulations, as presently existing or as may hereafter be amended.
  • Follow all standards in accordance with the American Montessori Society, the Middle States Commission on Elementary Education and the MI Department of Health. * Report any and all accidents or incidents immediately and prepare a written report stating the date, time, and nature of the accident and the action taken.
  • Other:
  • Co-Lead teachers must work cooperatively to ensure that all the above is successfully achieved.
  • Any additional duties as determined by the Director of Education (Vice Principal) and/or Head of School (Principal).
  • Attend an open house, parent functions, school concerts, parent education, conferences, team meetings.
  • Report broken equipment and/or playground issues to the Director of Education.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $30,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

Posted by:
Felicia Calabrese
3976 S. Livernois Rd.
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

Posted on 03/01

Middle School Lead Guide

Middle School Lead Guide

Job description

Do you believe in unleashing children’s potential and power of passionate educators to grow together the MSR village?

At MSR we know the power of passionate educators when it comes to unleashing children’s potential. We are a community of educators who seek to grow together in our craft knowledge to ensure that we thrive as professionals and our students thrive as learners and citizens.

Montessori School Rochester is currently seeking Middle School (Adolescent) Montessori Teacher/Guide

Position summary:

The Middle School (Adolescent) Teacher will implement the curriculum in a safe, healthy and nurturing a classroom environment that supports each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth and development.

  • Facilitate classroom activities.
  • Create engaging, age-appropriate lessons while holding true to the Montessori Model.
  • Establish classroom management utilizing positive coaching.
  • Encourage and assist in positive social interactions.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of children at all times.

Experience and Education:

Requirements:

Math, Science, PBL experience

Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree (MS preferred) in Education or related field

Secondary endorsements in area(s) of concentration (24 undergraduate credit hours in:

math, science, humanities, and language arts)

Ability and desire to teach secondary level math, science (occupations), language arts

and humanities (cultural studies, history)

AMI/AMS Elementary certification, with upper elementary focus/experience;

NAMTA/AMI Orientation to Adolescent Training, OR the willingness to attend this training

Michigan teaching license at the secondary level or ability to obtain it through an alternative

Licensure program within 2 years of employment at The MSR

Criminal Background check

Considered Necessary for Success:

Demonstrated experience with curriculum development and standards-based alignments

A demonstrated understanding of and ability to articulate, develop and implement student evaluation and progress monitoring systems

Lead teaching experience with secondary students in a public or private school setting

Ability to guide in additional areas such as

entrepreneurship, land-based activities, etc.

Open and willing to maintain authentic Montessori practice balanced along with the

requirements of the goal of setting high academic and social/emotional standards

Ability to create and nurture a middle school environment that is conducive to the growth and development of adolescents in the realization of their fullest potential.

Commitment to collaboration, integrity, and the intention in all interactions with students,

families, the Middle School Planning Committee, Board, Head of School, and staff

Excellent rapport and communication with adolescent students, with a deep understanding and respect for this plane of development

Curiosity, drive, energy, and the value placed on lifelong learning

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Comfort in outdoor settings for hikes, overnights, and backpack trips

A sense of humor, flexibility, and tolerance.

A commitment to The MSR’s mission, vision, and values

This Job Is:

  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

 

Posted by:
Felicia Calabrese
3976 S. Livernois Rd.
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

Posted on 03/01

Infant Assistant and an Aftercare Director Assistant

Gateway Montessori School is nestled in beautiful downtown Birmingham!  We service infants to Primary students using the Montessori philosophy.

We are a small school with a family atmosphere!  If you have experience working with children and love the rewarding experience that offers, apply at jmeerschaert@gatewaymontessori.org.

We are currently hiring an infant assistant and an aftercare director assistant!

Posted by:
Judy Meerschaert
300 Willits St.
Birmingham, Michigan 48009

Posted on 03/01

Lower Elementary Teacher

 

OPEN POSITION:

Lower Elementary Teacher

2022-2023 School Year!

*Competitive salary, health care, benefits and 401k*

*New to Montessori? Training and instruction provided*

Learn more about Montessori on our website!

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

We are looking for a talented lower elementary teacher to plan and implement a multi-age instructional program rooted in a Montessori learning environment.

  • Celebrate a child’s natural desire to learn, where moving at their own pace is encouraged, and their unique learning style is embraced.
  • Looking for someone who is team-oriented and contains a growth mindset as we focus on being a culture of feedback to ensure we are staying student focused.
  • Successful candidates are willing to grow professionally in the Montessori method and can adapt well to change throughout the school year.

Qualifications:

  • Valid Michigan elementary teaching certificate
  • Able to differentiate instruction for each individual student based on their academic growth plan.
  • Excellent verbal and written expression using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Works well and has a passion for urban education.

Benefits that allow for personal and professional growth:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees, and buy-up options for family.
  • 401K Program offered.
  • SCECH’s available for professional development.
  • Opportunities for additional responsibilities and advancement available.
  • Employer paid Montessori training provided and on-site Montessori instructional coach for additional support.
  • Employee Assistance Program through PineRest for employees and members of the household.
  • Tiered Education Assistance Reimbursement program.
  • Small School Size that leads to positive school culture, support, and collaboration.

TO JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM

We value and strive for a culture of inclusion in all that we do.

To apply, please visit: https://choice.workbrightats.com/jobs/ Once on this website, if applying from a computer the start of the application is to the right of your screen under “Apply Now”. If on your mobile device, please scroll to the bottom of the job posting to view the first step of the application under “Apply Now”.

Please contact Esme Duran, Human Resources Generalist directly with questions at esmeraldaduran@choiceschools.com.

Macomb Montessori Academy is a Choice Schools Associates Montessori school. Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization’s mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone – students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan’s most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

Choice is an Education Service Provider for charter schools in Michigan and is the employer. Please visit www.choiceschools.com for more information. EEOC

Posted by:
Macomb Montessori Academy
14057 E 9 Mile RD
Warren, Michigan 48089

Posted on 01/25

School Principal (Head of School)

OPEN POSITION:

School Principal (Head of School)

*New to Montessori? Training and instruction provided*

Learn more about Montessori on our website!

 

 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The ideal School Leader who leads our Montessori schools is a lifelong educator with an ability to utilize data for decision making, someone who is willing to do anything that they would ask someone else to do, is a servant leader, a quality communicator, and fully invests in staff, students, and families to maintain a positive school culture.

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Michigan School Administrator certification or enrolled in a program leading to School Administrator certification within six months after the start of employment.
  • Knowledge and skills working with students who might have additional challenges beyond education.
  • Effective use of technology as a means of analyzing academic achievement data and as a tool to aid in communications with stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Exemplary work habits verified by previous employers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Desired Requirements:

  • Successful experience as a teacher or as an instructional leader.
  • Previous experience in school leadership roles.
  • Experience with the Montessori curriculum.

Schedule:

  • 12 Month Employee, some travel around Michigan

TO JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM

We value and strive for a culture of inclusion in all that we do. To apply, please visit: https://choice.workbrightats.com/jobs/720622.html

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Please contact Beth Spaman, Chief Human Resources Director directly with questions at bethspaman@choiceschools.com.

Macomb Montessori Academy is a Choice Schools Associates Montessori school. Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates, and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts, and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization’s mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum, and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone – students, staff, teachers, board members, and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan’s most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

Choice is an Education Service Provider for charter schools in Michigan and is the employer. Please visit www.choiceschools.com for more information. EEOC

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Macomb Montessori Academy
14057 E 9 Mile Rd
Warren, Michigan 48089

Posted on 01/25

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