Lower Elementary 6-9 Lead Teacher

Topsail Montessori | Hampstead, NC, United States

Posted Date 2/16/2023

Our vibrant and thriving Montessori school, serving children ages 2-12, is seeking a qualified, experienced Elementary lead teacher to join our growing school community.  Candidates must have (MACTE accredited) Montessori teacher certification for Lower Elementary (6-9) to apply.

Our beautiful 5+ acre campus is situated in a growing coastal community, minutes from beautiful beaches and Wilmington, NC. Nestled in a wooded neighborhood, our Elementary students care for chickens and goats, plant and harvest in our gardens and experience the joy of feeling connected with nature.  As Dr. Montessori observed, children reveal their strength when in contact with nature.

The spirit of Monterssori is clearly evident in our school culture, where respect, community, and love of learning form our core values. Our learning environments are created with intention, consistent with Montessori pedagogy. If you are an enthusiastic and skilled Montessorian, committed to each child flourishing, and value collaboration and being part of a dynamic team, we invite you to apply. Send your resume and cover letter to Head of School, Julie Ayala


  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all students

  • Prepare the environment with care and intention and deliver an authentic Montessori curriculum

  • Deepen your own professional development (school supported)

  • Attend at all required staff meetings and school events (including Parent Education)

  • Complete/maintain student record keeping, lesson planning, parent reports and parent conferences

  • Conduct yourself professionally, with enthusiasm for Montessori and embody a joy of learning

  • Collaborate with peers and staff, treating everyone with respect and fostering a cohesive team


Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials. Benefits include staff-member child tuition reduction. Additional benefits are negotiable.


Salary32,000.00 - 40,000.00 Annual
Montessori Credential Level
Elementary I (6-9)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(910) 319-0813

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