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 Certification (MACTE Accredited institute) for age level of position applying for
  • 2 years minimum experience working with preschool age children
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Early Childhood or Education degree preferred but not required

Seeking a Lead Preschool Teacher with 3-6/early childhood Montessori Teacher Certification, or currently enrolled in a Montessori certification program.

This is a school year position, 35-40 hours, Monday-Friday, with separate summer camp position/hours possible if interested.  Flexible start date during the 2023-24 school year, with shadowing/practicum possible under current Montessori 3-6 Teacher for the remainder of this 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.