Lower Elementary Teacher

Montessori School of Waukesha | Waukesha, WI, United States

Posted Date 9/14/2020

Lower Elementary Opening 

The Montessori School of Waukesha (MSOW) is seeking a Lower Elementary Guide for the 20/21 school year. MSOW is located on 9 acres 25 minutes southwest of Milwaukee, and is the only AMS Accredited School in Wisconsin. Teachers are part of a professional Montessori community accompanied with a supportive parent community. Benefits include competitive salary, retirement fund match, health and dental insurance, life insurance and professional development opportunities. MSOW houses Global Montessori Educators Institute, a training center for Montessori guides from Infant/Toddler through Secondary training. MSOW supports Montessori guide training and professional development. Please contact Michelle Krauska, Interim Executive Director (mkrauska@msow.org) with cover letter and resume or call MSOW at (262) 547-2545 to schedule an initial meeting.


Elementary Montessori Classroom Lead

Montessori School of Waukesha

Waukesha, WI 53188


Competitive salary and benefits package including:

Medical Insurance

Vision Insurance

Dental Insurance

Voluntary Life Insurance

401-K with company match

Discounted Child Care and Tuition

Paid Time Off –Vacation, Sick, Personal, Holidays

Elementary Classroom Lead – Full Time

REPORTS TO: Program Director



  • Montessori Certification for children ages 6 to 9 required.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Department of Public Instruction Licensure for the state of Wisconsin preferred
    • MSOW will assist in obtaining licensure for qualified candidates




  • Knowledge of and ability to articulate Montessori Philosophy and method of education.
  • Knowledge of child development and educational concepts.
  • Organizational abilities including self-direction.
  • Ability to facilitate a parent-educator partnership.
  • Ability to plan and implement group and individualized activities.
  • Ability to provide a suitable match between assessment of the child and appropriate development of activities. 
  • Carry out initial introduction to lessons in the areas of math, language, and cultural subjects.
  • Maintain an attractive, well-ordered, and prepared environment that appeals to the child and supports learning.
  • Design materials to meet the needs and interests of children with varying abilities. 
  • Observe and assess each child’s progress, and maintain a chronological record of all relevant observations.
  • Guide each child providing opportunities to choose, problem-solve, make decisions, and accept responsibility.
  • Maintain proactive and responsive communication with teaching assistant, children, parents, and other MSW employees.




  • One to three years of experience in an educational environment with children ranging in ages six to twelve.


Job Type:  Full Time


Credential Level
Elementary I (6-9)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(262) 442-7753

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