Primary Co Teacher

Oak Farm Montessori School | Avilla, IN, United States

Posted Date 2/08/2024

Primary Co-Teaching Position


We are seeking a candidate for a Primary Co-Teacher. This position is open for the 2024-2025 School year.  This teacher will work with an assistant teacher in a 3 to 6 years mixed age classroom with approximately 24 students. 


Commended for our commitment to the Montessori philosophy and the creation of child-centered environments and for our spirit of trust and collaboration within the entire school community, we offer an exciting, supportive work environment.


Oak Farm Montessori School engages teachers who reach for excellence as lifelong learners, in leadership, in emotional literacy and in the practice of citizenship both in themselves and in their students.


The School environment blends the peace and quiet of a pastoral countryside with easy access to the offerings of a larger city.  OFMS is situated on 150+ acres of partially wooded land on the edge of small town Avilla, minutes from Fort Wayne, Indiana.  We are dually accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).  Still growing, we serve almost 400 students from ages six weeks in our infant program through Seniors in High School.


Candidates for this position will hold an Early Childhood AMS or AMI Credential, a Bachelor’s degree, and preferably two years of experience teaching in an elementary setting or an early childhood development environment. We are seeking individuals demonstrating a track record of strong collaboration, communication, compassion and competence in working with children within a child-centered philosophy.  Good instincts with safety, supervision, time management and teaching responsibility is desirable.  A bilingual candidate in English and Spanish is also preferred, but not required. A great candidate should be a lifelong learner with a drive to inspire children and be inspired. 


Please send resume and letter of interest to Allena Knepper, Human Resources Director, at We are currently accepting applications and interviewing candidates for the 2024-2025 school year. 


Oak Farm Montessori School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Montessori Credential Level
Early Childhood (2½ - 6)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(260) 897-4270

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