Lead Montessori Teacher, Primary

A Village Green Montessori School | Libertyville, IL, United States

Posted Date 4/08/2019

Lead Montessori Teacher, Primary Classroom (3-6)

Full-time: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm

Our school is located in the heart of downtown Libertyville across from Cook Park. We offer a cozy and inviting school atmosphere for children ages two through six. Extremely dedicated teachers and a warm, loving environment create an exceptional experience for children, parents and staff members. Come join our fun and dynamic team of teachers!

Position Details:

The person who fills this position must demonstrate a strong commitment to the Montessori philosophy. Directresses in our school are entrusted with important responsibilities, and must be dedicated to serving children in all aspects of learning and development. They are expected to respect the individuality of each child, and to assess each child’s learning needs in order to prepare and present curriculum based on those needs.

Responsibilities for the position include:

  • preparing and adapting the environment according to the needs of the children
  • maintaining the order, cleanliness, and attractiveness of the environment
  • assessing and recording children’s progress
  • communicating positively and openly with parents regarding their child’s progress, development, and behavior both during parent conferences and on an ongoing basis throughout the school year
  • attending monthly staff meetings and occasional school events outside of regular hours

The ideal candidate will:

  • have current AMS certification
  • possess strong organizational skills
  • be flexible and adaptable
  • enjoy a cooperative working environment have a great sense of humor

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • competitive salary
  • paid time off and paid holidays
  • health insurance
  • retirement account with VGM matching plan
  • tuition discount for children
  • ongoing professional development

To apply, please send your resume to vgmschool@icloud.com with a brief description as to why you would like to work at our school.

Montessori Credentials Held
Early Childhood
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(847) 281-9911

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