Montessori Elementary II Lead Teacher (Upper Elem)

Barrie School | Silver Spring, MD, United States

Posted Date 9/11/2020

Barrie School seeks an AMS or AMI certified Elementary II Lead Teacher, to begin as soon as possible for the 2020-2021 school year. She/he will team teach and be responsible for presenting the grades 4-5 Montessori curriculum to students, participating in parent education and conferences, record-keeping, and assessment.

The mission of Barrie School is to empower individuals to expand their intellectual abilities, develop their creative talents, and discover their passions to make a positive impact in a rapidly changing world. Barrie Montessori teachers embody the school’s values of academic and personal excellence, social, emotional, and physical well-being, respect for self, each other, and the environment, collaboration and teamwork, diversity of thought and culture, and community outreach.

We specifically seek candidates with the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in instructional principles, methods and techniques of our Montessori program

  • Ability to effectively teach to a wide range of students’ academic needs, interests, varying abilities and dispositions

  • Ability to provide culturally responsive classroom management that treats children with unconditional positive regard

  • Ability to develop positive, trusting relationships with parents, maintaining strict student/family confidentiality

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as a positive team member within a professional learning community

  • Demonstrated skills in computer literacy, educational technology and on-line assessments

  • Ability and willingness to develop and participate in school functions, including but not limited to open houses, orientation meetings, parent education, school-wide activities, retreats and special events


  • AMS or AMI Elementary II Credential

  • Minimum of 5 years of elementary teaching experience

  • Proven track record of arriving on time, contributing to the delivery and support of the full component of Montessori lessons and extensions for the program level, to record keeping, and working within the program and with Barrie resources to ensure student progress and success

  • A commitment to working with children and supporting colleagues and potential interns every day throughout the school year.

Credential Level
Elementary II (9-12)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(301) 576-2800

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