Lower Elementary Co-Teacher

Oak Farm Montessori School | Avilla, IN, United States

Posted Date 3/19/2020

Oak Farm Montessori School

Lower Elementary Co-Teacher Opportunity


Join an innovative educational environment that supports students as creative, collaborative, critical thinkers, citizens and individuals.


Oak Farm Montessori School is an infant through high school program with the mission to “provide a Montessori environment that inspires children to reach their potential through meaningful work”.


We are seeking a candidate for an Lower Elementary Co-Teacher.  This teacher will work with a Lead teacher in a 6 to 9 years mixed age classroom (1st, 2nd, & 3rd grade) with approximately 20 to 24 students. 


Commended for our commitment to the Montessori philosophy and the creation of child-centered environments and for our spirit of trust and collaboration within the entire school community, we offer an exciting, supportive work environment.


Oak Farm Montessori engages teachers who reach for excellence as lifelong learners, in leadership, in emotional literacy and in the practice of citizenship both in themselves and in their students.


The School environment blends the peace and quiet of a pastoral countryside with easy access to the offerings of a larger city.  OFMS is situated on 100 acres of partially wooded land on the edge of small town Avilla, minutes from Fort Wayne, Indiana. We are dually accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).  


Candidates for this position will hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience teaching in an elementary setting. Montessori Certification preferred, but not required.  We are seeking individuals demonstrating a track record of strong collaboration, communication, compassion and competence in working with children within a child-centered philosophy. Good instincts with safety, supervision, time management and teaching responsibility are desirable.  A bilingual candidate in English and Spanish is also preferred, but not required. A great candidate should be a lifelong learner with a drive to inspire children and be inspired. 


Please send resume and letter of interest to Allena Knepper, Human Resources Director aknepper@oakfarmschool.com. We are currently accepting applications and interviewing candidates for the 2020-2021 school year. 


Oak Farm School is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(260) 897-4270

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