Preschool Teacher (Beginning January 2020)

Wellan Montessori School | Newton Centre, MA, United States

Posted Date 10/23/2019

Position Overview:

Wellan Montessori School is currently seeking an experienced Preschool Teacher (ages 3-6) for a full-time position to cover a maternity leave beginning in January 2020 through April (with the possibility for extension).  Classroom Teachers oversee all aspects of classroom operation. They plan and implement curriculum for the children in their classes, cooperating with their level teaching teams to review and revise program curriculum as necessary.  Classroom Teachers must be excellent preparers of the environment, taking overall responsibility for creating and maintaining an orderly, safe, and appropriately challenging learning environment for children in their class.  

The ideal candidate will be well-organized and flexible; have strong communication skills; have the ability to function in a cooperative team-teaching environment; and be able to collaborate with other educators in our community to create an environment where children play, socialize, explore, and grow together as global citizens. Candidates with Montessori certification are preferred.  

Position Details:

  • This is a full-time position.
  • Hours are M-F, 7:30am to 3:30pm, plus attendance at required staff meetings and occasional nights and weekends.
  • Salary is competitive/commensurate with experience.
  • 403(b), Medical, Dental, FSA, and Vision benefits

About Wellan Montessori School

At Wellan, we are teaching our students how to think for themselves. How to process information and explore it in ways that inspire and challenge and motivate them. How to be open to a variety of viewpoints and respectfully articulate their own. How to grow creatively, analytically, and emotionally. How to learn from language, art, architecture, science, and everything in between. How to become their best selves. In this joyful, academically-rich learning environment, each member is supported and challenged to discover strengths and explore opportunities. We empower children, families, and staff to reach their fullest potential as passionate life-long learners who are confident, independent thinkers, and caring, responsible contributors toward peace in our world. Learn more at Conveniently located near the Newton Centre T-stop.

 Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Montessori certification for ages 3-6 (preferred)
  • Experience working in a Montessori classroom (preferred)
  • Bachelor's Degree or beyond
  • At least 3 professional references

Preferred Additional Experience:

  • Bi/Multilingual

Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The School's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(617) 969-4488

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