Job Opening for 2020-21

Various positions in Bellevue, Washington

Primary Head Teacher:

Contact: Susan K. Locke, M.Ed.

Email: slocke@bellmontessori.com

Name of School/Organization: Bellevue Montessori School

School Website: www.bellmontessori.com

Age Group: 2.9 to 6 years

Come join our dedicated and experienced Montessori staff community who seek to inspire their students through an authentic Montessori education.  Serving the families of Seattle’s Eastside for 54 years, Bellevue Montessori School is searching for a new Head Montessori Teacher for our Primary (Early Childhood/Kindergarten) program. We are looking for someone who can come in to lead an established classroom and work together with our experienced Head Teacher community to provide a Montessori education which inspires our students both in the classroom and through Distance Learning at home when necessary. We are looking for a candidate with excellent written communication, a warm, nurturing personality, and a passionate belief in Montessori education. Accredited by the American Montessori Society, Bellevue Montessori School welcomes candidates with AMS, AMS, or MACTE accredited training. If you enjoy being a part of a dynamic team, come join our community. Please send a resume and cover letter to Susan Locke at slocke@bellmontessori.com.

Phone: (425) 454-7439

School Address: 2411 112th Ave. N.E. Bellevue, WA 98004

Primary Assistant Teacher:

We are looking for assistant teachers to provide classroom support for Montessori Head Teachers who are guiding children in our Primary (3-5 years old) Program. This is a great position for those who are looking into getting into education or who would like to learn more about Maria Montessori’s philosophy.
Teaching Assistants will support the Head Teacher by preparing the classroom, planning materials/activities and maintaining a peaceful, educational and developmentally appropriate Montessori environment for children to learn and play. As is Montessori, we strive to create organized classrooms with beautiful materials in a peaceful environment to encourage children to explore and discover the joy of learning.

Some of the job duties are below:

– Must feel comfortable and at ease around young children and truly enjoy their presence
– Knowing and following safety procedures and supervising children at all times
– Leading a group with stories, movement and songs
– Assisting with snack preparation
– Leading small group activities
– Engaging in conversation with children to increase their opportunities for language
– Offering assistance to children only if necessary (Montessori)
– Use positive discipline techniques to help students gain self-discipline and learn how to settle their own disputes

We adhere to all DCYF (Department of Children, Youth and Families) regulations regarding educators. All employees must complete a portable background check, fingerprint, proof of MMR immunization, proof of Negative presence of TB, and Food Handler’s Permit.

We also offer professional development programs for those who are interested in being a certified Montessori Instructor, including paid training.

We are an accredited Montessori School and have been open since 1966. Come be a part of our amazing reputation and teaching the next generation of our community!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome all people to apply!

Toddler Assistant Teacher:

Contact: Susan K. Locke, M.Ed.

Email: slocke.bms@gmail.com

Name of School/Organization: Bellevue Montessori School

School Website: www.bellmontessori.com

Age Group: Toddlers 18 months to 3 years

Description: Serving the families of Seattle’s Eastside for 54 years, Bellevue Montessori School is searching for Assistant Teachers for our Montessori Toddler program. We are looking for individuals who can work collaboratively with our Montessori Toddler staff community to provide a Montessori education which creates opportunities for independence, discovery, and learning to our youngest students. We are looking for a candidate who loves the Toddler age group, has a warm, nurturing personality, and wants to learn more about Montessori education. Accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS), Bellevue Montessori School adheres to the high standards of an authentic AMS Montessori School. If you enjoy being a part of a dynamic team, come join our Montessori community. Competitive hourly pay and medical/dental benefits offered. Please send a resume and cover letter to Susan Locke at slocke@bellmontessori.com.

Some of the job duties are below:

– Must feel comfortable and at ease around young children and truly enjoy their presence
– Knowing and following safety procedures and supervising children at all times
– Leading a group with stories, movement and songs
– Assisting with snack preparation
– Leading small group activities
– Engaging in conversation with children to increase their opportunities for language
– Offering assistance to children only if necessary (Montessori)
– Use positive discipline techniques to help students gain self-discipline and learn how to settle their own disputes

We adhere to all DCYF (Department of Children, Youth and Families) regulations regarding educators. All employees must complete a portable background check, fingerprint, proof of MMR immunization, proof of Negative presence of TB, and Food Handler’s Permit.

We also offer professional development programs for those who are interested in being a certified Montessori Instructor, including paid training.

We are an accredited Montessori School and have been open since 1966. Come be a part of our amazing reputation and teaching the next generation of our community!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome all people to apply!

Phone: (425) 454-7439

School Address: 10909 N.E. 24th St. Bellevue, WA 98004

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