Job Opening for 2020-21

Multiple Positions in Austin, Texas

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 Lead Guides for our Children’s House (3 years to 6 years), Young Children’s Community (18 months-3 years), and Nido Environment (8 weeks to 18 months) to join our team of supportive guides and grow with our school, for years to come. We need team members who take initiative, have a peaceful and joyful personality, are reliable and prepared, collaborate well, and embrace the Montessori Method, wholeheartedly.  

We are happy to share our Covid Policy Handbook to help support you in feeling confident and prepared to work with children and families in this time.

Some responsibilities include: 

  • Preparing and maintaining the environment
  • Observing and recording milestones for each child using Transparent Classroom
  • Keeping daily records and writing two short weekly journal entries (Birth to Three)
  • 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, preferably AMS, IMC or AMI
  • Please send resume with cover letter to Interim Executive Director/ Director of Education, Elizabeth Howe:
This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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