Job Opening for 2023-2024

Upper 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 Upper 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. Become part of team that makes a difference each and every day. 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 (Upper Elementary- Ages 9-12 year olds/ 4-6 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

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
Benefits:  Employee discount/ Paid time off/ Professional development assistance
Grade levels: 4th -6th grade
Schedule: 7:30-3:30pm Monday to Friday
School subjects:  Math/ Science OR English Language Arts/ History
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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