Toddler Lead Teacher

The Montessori Academy of Arlington | Arlington, TX, United States

Posted Date 9/18/2023

Toddler Lead Teacher Needed at Fully Accredited Montessori School

We are hiring a Montessori credentialed Toddler Lead Teacher to begin as soon as possible. A love of the outdoors is A MUST. An Infant and Toddler Credential or Associate Credential and experience working with 18-month to 3-year-old children are required. This position is full time, twelve month, and 40 hours per week.

General Description of the Job

The Lead teacher(s) will provide an organized, safe, and nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development. The teacher is responsible for preparing and maintaining the environment in which the Montessori approach to education is implemented and incorporates TMA’s mission, culture, goals, values, philosophies, polices, and practices. The teacher will work with other TMA teachers as a team to assist in the design and implementation of appropriate instruction. The teacher will be accountable for maintaining the overall classroom environment to support Montessori teaching methods and demonstrate a devotion to lifelong learning and respect for the natural world. The teacher will have opportunities to grow professionally through decision making and working collaboratively to maintain positive relationships with families, children, and coworkers. The teacher will ensure the safety and supervision of children at all times.


Paid Time Off: Benefits include 96 hours of PTO in addition to paid time off for the following holidays:

  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Break - 5 days
  • Winter Break - 10 days
  • Spring Break - 5 days
  • MLK, Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day

Group Benefits: We offer medical insurance coverage for full-time employees who meet the eligibility requirements and who elect coverage. We also have a 403b plan available to all employees.

Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • Be enrolled in or have a Montessori teaching credential from a M.A.C.T.E. accredited training program for the age group of children assigned.
  • Experience teaching in a Montessori environment. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of development, safety, and regulatory issues surrounding the age group of children assigned.
  • Effective classroom management skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students with learning differences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students and families from diverse cultures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, multi-task, and be flexible.

The Montessori Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Montessori Credential Level
Infant & Toddler (birth - age 3)
Education Required
High School
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(817) 274-1548

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