Montessori Primary Teacher

San Anselmo Montessori School | San Anselmo, CA, United States

Posted Date 6/07/2019

The Montessori teachers at San Anselmo Montessori School help direct student activities academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a prepared primary Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach their fullest potential in these developmental areas, in accordance with Montessori philosophy and procedures for the age group in which the AMS/AMI diploma is held. The teacher is also responsible for promoting the mission of the school and maintaining the operation of the classroom in accordance with State of California Licensing. The Montessori teacher performs his/her services under the direction and supervision of the Head of School.


Lead teachers have AMS/AMI diplomas for the level in which they teach. Good interpersonal skills are necessary. The teacher should have an open attitude toward all children, parent and other staff members as well. Being a team player is critical in the success of your teaching at SAMS.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for preparation of the classroom environment, materials and equipment; ensures that all materials are in good repair and all sets complete. Develops and makes materials when needed
Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum. Give appropriate presentations and establish a record keeping system to track the children’s progress
Supervise the classroom assistant, aide, interns, substitutes, and parent volunteers. Provide necessary instruction and training for those assisting in the classroom environment
Promote good communication among staff members
Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating con?ict resolution and Grace and Courtesy lessons
Stay within classroom budget every year
Supervise and run Early Care
Staff Meeting note taking
Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents. Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy. Responds to parents in a timely manner
Plan and host Parent Education events twice a year
Order facility and snack supplies
Assist in the planning and maintenance of the outdoor environment
Assess prospective children when they visit the school
Provide ?rst aid as needed and complete appropriate forms for parents
Participate in regular evaluation process through an annual self-evaluation towards goals set by you in conjunction with the Head of School
Participate in Professional development annually
Attend all faculty meetings and scheduled staff events
Be a community leader, responsible for the school in the absence of the Head of School
Adhere to the guideline as established in the employee handbook and all school polices
Create and implement a fundraising project annually
Substitute whenever needed
Develop a newsletter article every two months informing parents about the goings on in each classroom
Prepare and facilitate parent teacher conferences
Communicate with Head of School whenever needed
Responsible in maintaining the bulletin board
These responsibilities are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for the position.

Compensation and Benefits:

Full time exempt position with excellent salary

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays

403B Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, and Professional Development

Must be authorized to work in the United States

Montessori Credentials Held
Early Childhood
Education Required
High School
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(415) 457-3428

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