University Village Montessori is seeking lead teacher for a new Infant classroom. The position begins in August 2019 with a possibility to start earlier. It is a fulltime, year round position. The lead teacher needs to have an understanding of early childhood development, patience and respect for children, able to encourage children to be independent, model for them appropriate behavior, prepare an environment rich with Montessori philosophy that is both safe and engaging for children, provide opportunities that enhance the child's social, physical and intellectual development, exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and can effectively collaborate with students, parents, and staff to nurture a passion for learning in the young child. Minimum of 3 years experience in a infant/toddler Montessori program preferred. Must be teacher qualified per DCFS standards. At least 6 ECE hours and experience working with children 6 weeks to 6 years old. BA in ECE or related field, or CDA preferred. We are an AMS full member school and are on Step 6 of the Pathway to AMS accreditation.
AMS diploma required
Minimum 3yrs of experience preferred
Please send resume