Job Opening for 2023-2024

Lower Elementary Lead Teacher in Nashville, Tennessee, US

Our HTM vision is to provide a learning environment that allows each student to develop a love for learning, not only in his or her own self-development, but also in his or her outside world. Each child is guided to discover his or her own unique path in becoming a peaceful, spiritual, and involved member of society.

Our work environment includes:

On-the-job Montessori support and development
Healthy and safe atmosphere
Growth opportunities

West Nashville Montessori school located on a beautiful, pristine, 37-acre campus, seeking elementary lead teacher in the Lower Elementary classroom exhibiting strong co-teaching capabilities and a love for working with children in a Montessori environment. Applicants need experience working with children and willing to be a member of a hard-working faculty and team. Lead teacher is responsible for leading the classroom, managing of lesson plans, and communicating with parents and assistant/co-teacher. Applicants must exhibit strong communication skills and an excitement for teaching.

Position: Full-Time Lead Teacher (Lower Elementary- Ages 6-9 year olds/ 1st-3rd grade )

Start Date: August 2023 (School year August- May)

Qualifications & Experience:

Minimum of an Associate degree
Montessori certification preferred
Tennessee or reciprocal State License preferred
Expectations: Full responsibility of classroom operations, communications, and overall leadership while planning and running a clean and efficient classroom up to Montessori standards
Have a child-centered mindset that promotes the healthy emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of each child working within a three-year cycle
Maintain prompt hours, a neat and clean appearance, and a cooperative and professional work relationship with other staff
Attend all staff meetings, in-services, trainings, parent-teacher conferences, and school events
Assist co-teacher or assistant teacher in professional development and encouraging them in classroom operations
Communicate with parents, teachers, staff, and administration both in person and through the school’s online platform
Job Type: Full-time

Employee discount
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Grade levels: 1st -3rd grade
Schedule: 7:30-3:30 Monday- Friday

School type: Montessori Private school
Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)
Experience: child care/ working with children: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: In person

This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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