Toddler Teacher (Part-time)

Montessori Academy of Glen Ellyn | Glen Ellyn, IL, United States

Posted Date 7/09/2024

Part-time Montessori Toddler Teacher 

Founded in 1961, the Montessori Academy of Glen Ellyn is a unique community of children, parents, and educators. We are committed to a dynamic learning experience guided by the Montessori philosophy.  Our mission is to foster a superior spiritual, social, physical, and academic environment, enabling each child to reach their full potential in a climate of joy, respect, and freedom within limits. Situated on 1 ½ acres in the western suburbs of Chicago, our community serves students aged 2 to 12 years. 


We seek a collaborative, professional individual to join our community and lead our Montessori Toddler Class (age: 2 years).

  • Hours: 8:00 am to 12:00 noon, Monday through Friday
  • Academic year: August 12, 2024 to May 30, 2025 

A successful teacher:

  • Strives to understand and serve the child’s developmental needs through observation
  • Is a companion who helps the child to know their mind and to own it
  • Is a collaborator with the child’s emerging skills and the parent’s developing understanding of childhood
  • Respects the child’s innate desire to learn

Job Duties:

  • Guide the health, safety, and physical well-being of the children at all times
  • Guide the children’s emerging development of language, social and self-help skills
  • Assist the student with toilet choosing when necessary
  • Ensure a clean, orderly, and attractive Montessori environment for each school day, keeping it clean and sanitary
  • Supervise, educate, and utilize assistants and interns.
  • Attend staff meetings and parent meetings as directed by the Head of School
  • Communicate necessary information  regularly to parents, assistants, and administration
  • Complete and maintain all records, reports, and evaluations as directed by the Head of School


  • MACTE approved 0 to 3 Montessori certification


  • Salary Range: $17,600.00 to $21,000.00
  • Benefits:
    • Medical, vision, and dental group plans available
    •  50% tuition discount
Salary17,600.00 - 21,000.00 Annual
Montessori Credential Level
Infant & Toddler (birth - age 3)
Education Required
Some College
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Part-Time (academic year)
Phone(630) 469-4727

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