Job Opening for 2023-2024
Montessori Co- teacher in Bellevue, Washington, US
Are you passionate about creating an optimal learning environment based on the Montessori philosophy for the development of the whole child?
Do you believe diversity is an asset to our community? Does being inclusive important to you?
Then Eyas Global Montessori might be the place for you. The school building is custom designed for Montessori, with natural lighting, large windows, and beautiful wood beams. We are located on Lake Hills Blvd, Bellevue. We have two classes with 20 students each. We celebrate cultures and traditions from around the world. Cosmic education is an integral part of our curriculum. The administrators, faculty, and staff work as a team, supporting each other and collaborating with families to create an inclusive and diverse school community.
In this position, you will be using your skills of observation, following the lead of the child to prepare a safe and integrative Montessori classroom environment, preparing materials and activities, managing the upkeep of the classroom, including replenishing and change of materials as well as tidiness, overseeing Assistant Teachers, conducting circles and small group presentations as well as individual lessons, record keeping, generating progress reports, holding parent-teacher conferences, communicating with the administrators/teachers (your team as well as the team in the other class) and parents, developing curriculum for the three-year cycle in collaboration with other teachers, participating in staff meetings, and planning, and participating in school events, etc.
Works very well in teams with an attitude of ‘Let’s collaborate together to make it happen.’
Leads by setting an example, clearly communicating expectations, providing appropriate guidance, and thoroughly following through.
Enjoys working with children.
Committed to being aware, connecting with each student, meeting their needs, and communicating effectively with them.
Committed to excellent communication with team members, staff, and the school leadership team.
Pays attention to the details and inspires children to do the same.
Pays attention to individual small group needs while being aware of the class as a whole.
Has a deep understanding of Montessori philosophy and how to implement it in various situations as they occur.
Committed to best practices in education.
Stays informed with the latest research in the field of child development, specifically for ages 2 1/2-6 years
Committed to performing beyond the peripheries of the job description.
Knows Positive Discipline or is willing to learn.
A Montessori Early Childhood Teaching Credential from MACTE accredited institutions or AMS, AMI, or IMC recognized training center.
Experience leading a Primary classroom and establishing a normalized environment based on kindness, firmness, and respect.
Commitment to professional development (minimum of 10 hours per year).
Evidence of emotional maturity and stability.
Technical skills that support recordkeeping and parent communication using Transparent Classroom (willingness to learn).
Has or is willing to complete state requirements including but not limited to DCYF background check, TB test, High school diploma, Childcare basics, First Aid/ CPR, Blood-borne pathogens training, and other licensed employment criteria.
Salary range is $26-$32 per hour, dependent on education, training, and experience. Additionally, our benefits include health, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, retirement plan, and professional development allowance.
Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining your interest in Eyas Global Montessori, and current resume to email@example.com