Job Opening for 2021-22

Children's House Guide in Austin, Texas

Mariposa Montessori School, Austin, TX, seeks Children’s House Guide.

Mariposa Montessori School is an AMS accredited private school with a warm, natural, and nurturing environment, nestled into a forest setting in sunny Austin, TX. We currently serve children ages 8 weeks to 12 years (6th Grade). If you are passionate about authentic Montessori education, we have a home for you at our school! For the 2020-2021 school year, we are seeking a Lead Guide for our Children’s House (3 years to 6 years) to join our team of supportive guides and grow with our school, for years to come. We work best with team members who take initiative, have a peaceful and joyful personality, are reliable and prepared, collaborate well, and embrace the Montessori Method, wholeheartedly.  

Some responsibilities include: 

  • Preparing and maintaining the environment
  • Observing and recording milestones for each child using Transparent Classroom
  • Writing a bi-weekly classroom newsletter
  • Giving child and parent orientations 
  • Help lead workshops and meetings on implementing the Montessori philosophy
  • Cleaning and maintaining classroom organization and order 
  • Supervision and direction of your Support Guides 
  • Maintaining a spirit of renewal that keeps you motivated and continually learning
  • Your attendance and contributions are expected at all school events

 

Details to consider:

  • This position is full-time, five days per week per calendar year with occasional staff meetings and school events after hours
  • As a member of our salaried staff, you will receive paid time off days as well as all school holidays
  • Each teacher receives a monthly classroom budget for purchasing and the creation of hand-made materials
  • Salary and benefits package are competitive and reflective of education and experience
  • Candidates must hold a MACTE accredited Certification
  • Please send your resume with cover letter to Elizabeth Howe: elizabeth@mariposamontessori.com

 

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