Lead Upper Elementary Teacher

Waco Montessori School | Waco, TX, United States

Posted Date 6/12/2019

Waco Montessori School in Waco, Texas seeks a dynamic and dedicated Montessori certified Upper Elementary Lead Teacher to join our community for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond. The ideal candidate will be an experienced professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, willing to partner with parents and collaborate with a dedicated educational team to provide a nurturing authentic Montessori program for students. Training in the entire 6-12 elementary pedagogy is preferred. The Lead Teacher will contribute to the warm, supportive atmosphere of our school. You will be joining a team of experienced staff and a dedicated community of families. We are seeking a candidate who is excited about helping our elementary program through collaboration, excellent delivery of a quality Montessori program, and strong communication with parents.

About Waco Montessori School: Founded 43 years ago, we affiliate with the American Montessori Society, abiding by high standards of teacher training and programming. We serve children 18 months - 12 years of age. We have a total student population averaging 260 students per year. We are located in the heart of Waco with Baylor University and Texas State Technical College close by. 

Required Qualifications
   Montessori certified or in process of becoming Montessori certified. Fully supports, in
     word and deed, the Montessori philosophy and programming. 

   Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field. 

   Background clearance/fingerprinting.

   Authorization to work in the US. 

   Meets physical requirements to perform all job duties. 

Job Type: Full-time 
August – May 185 days
8:00am – 3:45pm

One overnight trip (4 nights) each spring with students

Salary based on experience.
Stipend for lead teacher.
Stipend for overnight class trip.
50% employees health insurance covered by employer.
Tuition discount.

Application Information:

Visit www.wacomontessorischool.org/programs/employment to print an application and reference forms. Please note that applicant is responsible for having references completed. WMS does not forward the references for completion.


Return completed application, completed reference forms and other requested documents to:
Shirley Jansing
Waco Montessori School
1920 Columbus Avenue
Waco, Texas 76701

or by email: sjansing@wacomontessorischool.org

Credential Level
Elementary II (9-12)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(254) 754-3966

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