Job Opening for 2024-25

Pre-Primary Toddler Lead Guide in Bozeman, Montana, US

Bozeman Montessori is looking forward to our Summer sessions and Fall 2024-2025 academic year. We are accepting applications and interviewing for a full-time Pre-Primary Lead Guide. Montessori experience is a plus, and we also provide on-the-job training. We have classrooms serving infants (4 months to 18 months,) toddlers (18 months to 3 years), primary (3 years to 6 years old) and lower elementary (6 years to 9 years old).

Our Story: Bozeman Montessori is a place where the community comes together in support of children, to cultivate joyfully engaged individuals. Our seasoned, Montessori-trained teachers provide support as families navigate the complexities of the world in a safe, inspiring environment, intentionally designed for self-discovery and learning. Our flourishing community is grounded in the belief that everyone has value and a part to play in the world as unique as they are. Our science-based approach is responsive to the needs of individuals and supports the needs of human beings at every stage in life. In partnership, our time-tested method serves as a compass as families navigate their own journey.

Mission Statement: Our mission is to work collaboratively with families using the principles of Dr. Montessori to support child development within a community of caregivers. We strive to support the children’s independence and development while fostering in them joyful lifelong learning.

Our Core Values:  Community:  Integrity, Growth Mindset, Beauty

This Job is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
– Consistent and reliable
– Loves children and families and is willing to honor the needs of the whole child
– Adaptable and flexible to changing circumstances and environment
– Strong intrapersonal skills

Candidate Must:
– Provide resume, three references, any diplomas, and transcripts for highest level of education
– Satisfy licensing requirements, including copies of immunization records
– Be current in adult/child CPR-First Aid Training (or become so within one month of hire)
– Be willing to become current in Montana-required health and safety trainings (within one month of hire)
– Pass background checks as required by licensing at the time of hire
– Provide social media profiles

Preferred Education:
– Early childhood care experience and early childhood education
– Montessori credential in early childhood is exceptional, but not required
– Current enrollment or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant College Program

Ideal Candidate Has Capacity For:
– Warmth, energy, and enthusiasm for working with young children with kindness, consistency, and calm
– Meticulous preparation and maintenance of the environment, inside the classroom and outside in our play spaces and garden areas
– Honoring our shared Montessori values of  community, lifelong learning, compassion, integrity, as well as an appreciation for diversity
– A commitment to protecting the physical and emotional safety of all children as a prerequisite for learning
– Demonstrating strong, positive, solution-oriented communication skills
– Ability to accept feedback gracefully
– Showing professionalism, sensitivity, and respect for confidentiality on behalf of all members of our community

Job Type: Full-time (35 – 40 hrs/week) year-round with planned spring, summer and winter breaks

Competitive Compensation:
Pay Rate Dependent Upon Education & Experience. Potential Sign On Bonus. Paid Short Term Disability Insurance, Simple IRA Retirement Plan match up to 3%, Paid Holidays, Earned Paid Time Off, Tuition Discount and Lunch, provided. Paid Professional Development for Required Trainings and Montessori Teacher Education Sponsorships Available.

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