Job Opening for 2024-25

Montessori Early Childhood 3-6 Co-Lead Guide in Catskill, New York, US

JOB DESCRIPTION:  We’re seeking a creative, energetic, and collaborative MACTE/AMI/AMS Early Childhood Co-Lead Guide to join us for the 2024-2025 school year. The Guide will work with the rest of the teaching team (another Lead Guide and Assistant) to provide a warm, nurturing, and safe environment where self-direction is enhanced, independence is encouraged, and individuality is respected.

Ideal candidates:
Early Childhood 3-6 MACTE credential or Montessori training preferred; however, applicants in training or willing to complete training should also consider applying
Previous Experience working in a Montessori classroom environment
Embrace a curriculum that embodies our founding ethos of People Care, Fair Share, and Earth Care
Skilled classroom manager, inspiring children to be their best selves and patiently coaching them through solution-finding processes
Collaborative and willing to work within a team; basic computer skills and knowledge of Google Workspace are appreciated.
Able to work between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily during our balanced year calendar; once hired, applicants can choose to increase base pay by working during our Session Break Camps
Interest or experience in farming, permaculture, outdoor education, or similar experience is a big plus!
Legally authorized to work in the United States.

COMPENSATION:  This is a full-time position with a competitive salary (commensurate with experience), health/dental/vision benefits, 401k (with pre-tax or post-tax contribution), Montessori professional development allowance, and tuition assistance for dependent children. The salary range for this position is between $40,000 and $58,000.

APPLY: If you’re interested in joining our school community, please send your resume and cover letter to the address below. Black people, Indigenous people, people of color (BIPOC), lesbian, gay, bisexual,  transgender, queer, and gender diverse people are all strongly encouraged to apply.  Our school community seeks to help each child build the adult of their future and engender respect for the differences of others doing the same. Part of this includes developing an appreciation for and building a community with those of different spiritual beliefs, cultural heritages, racial backgrounds, gender identities, economic backgrounds, and other affiliations. The land surrounding and supporting the school also inspires and informs our work as we guide the children to become global citizens and stewards of this land and our planet.

We are not able to sponsor a visa applicant at this time.

Gaurapriya Tester, Head of School

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