Montessori Certified Preschool Teacher

Full Time

Website Montessori Schoolhouse of Cheshire County, Inc.

Montessori early childhood educational programs

With the help of an assistant, the lead Montessori teacher is responsible for:
  • Preparing and maintaining an inviting and organized classroom for up to 17 students ages 3 to 6 years old
  • 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
  • Conducting PT conferences twice a year
  • Establishing clear and professional communications with parents
  • Providing clear guidance and expectations for classroom assistant(s)
  • Participating in occasional evening events, parent education nights, 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 3-6/Early Childhood Certification (MACTE Accredited institute), or in progress
  • 2 years minimum experience leading preschool/3-6 age classroom
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Early Childhood or Education degree a plus

This is a school year position, 40 hours, 7:45-3:45, Monday-Friday, with summer camp employment possible if interested.  Flexible start date during the 2023-24 school year, with shadowing/practicum possible under current Montessori 3-6 Teacher, or, begin with the 2024-25 school year.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: Enthusiasm for the Montessori philosophy and educational approach; have a warm, patient, and nurturing tone with children; strong verbal and written communication skills; and 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.