9-12 Lead Teacher

Gloria Dei Montessori School | Dayton, OH, United States

Posted Date 8/20/2019

Diverse, established, family-style Montessori school in Dayton, Ohio, is looking for a friendly, organized, motivated, flexible individual to create a quality Montessori upper elementary experience for 12-18 students. Upper Elementary Lead Teacher/Guide is responsible for all aspects of classroom life including classroom organization, outdoor education, lesson planning, record-keeping, progress reports, parent interactions, implementation of classic Montessori program and attendance at relevant school functions. Applicants should have a strong interest in Montessori pedagogy and be creative, industrious and dedicated to creating and sustaining the highest-quality educational environment for each child. The position would be excellent for a trained experienced Montessori Upper Elementary teacher or for a recent graduate of a Montessori education program or for a student teacher completing a Montessori practicum year. A strong practicum support team could be put in place. Gloria Dei offers professional development and other benefits to all teachers and it offers competitive salaries dependent on experience and credentials.

This is a full-time position from mid-August 2019 through May 2020. There are approximately 188 regular teaching, conference and in-service days with numerous three and four-day weekends interspersed throughout the academic school year.

Gloria Dei is located on a wooded lot in a quiet residential neighborhood and it enrolls students from 18 months through Middle School. It has the distinction of being the oldest Montessori School in Dayton. Come help our students flourish as happy, responsible children today and as successful adults tomorrow!


Please send introductory e-mail, resumé, and three references.


  • Ohio Elementary Teaching License OR Ohio Non-Tax Certificate (available upon request to Ohio Dept of Ed for persons with a Bachelor’s Degree and a Montessori credential)
  • Montessori Credential required (can be in process if practicum year)
  • Three references
Credential Level
Elementary II (9-12)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(937) 274-7195

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