Lead Montessori Preschool Teacher

Full Time

Website Montessori Schoolhouse of Cheshire County, Inc.

Montessori early childhood educational programs

With the help of an experienced assistant, the lead Montessori teacher is responsible for:
  • Preparing and maintaining an inviting and organized classroom for up to 17 students
  • Presenting group and individual lessons using Montessori teaching methods & materials
  • Organizing and maintaining appropriate work on the shelves for children
  • Observing and recording student growth
  • Establishing clear and professional communications with parents
  • Conducting PT conferences twice a year
  • Providing clear guidance and expectations for classroom assistant(s)
  • Participating in occasional evening events and meetings
  • Meeting/Interviewing potential new families and their child prior to admission
  • Working cooperatively with other teachers and administration in the school.
Required Qualifications:
  • Montessori Certification (AMS or AMI) for age level of position applying for
  • 3 years minimum experience working with preschool age children
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Early Childhood or Education degree preferred but not required
  • NH Center Director level qualification desired (Center Director responsibilities for higher wage if interested)

Seeking a Montessori certified (3-6) Lead Preschool Teacher for 2023-24 school year. Class consists of up to 17 students.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, full-time school-year, 7:45am – 3:45pm. Optional vacation and summer camp hours if desired. Position starts August 2023 (flexibility on exact start date for classroom set-up & onboarding – classes start Aug. 30th).

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: Enthusiasm for the Montessori philosophy; warmth, patience, and a soft nurturing tone with children; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work as part of a team and be supportive. Our school is located in a beautiful historic home with expansive grounds about 2 miles from downtown Keene.