Primary Teacher

May Sands Montessori School | Key West, FL, United States

Posted Date 7/12/2019

The May Sands Montessori School in the heart of Key West is seeking a Primary Teacher to nurture our youngest students' curiosity for learning.

About our School

The May Sands Montessori School has the distinction of providing tuition-free education in the tropical island community of Key West, Florida, since 1998!  Our school provides nurturing learning environments where students have the opportunity to reach their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and psychological growth. 

May Sands Montessori School serves students in the Primary, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, and Early Secondary program levels.

Requirements of the Position

As a Montessori public charter school, our instructional staff must meet eligibility standards for the position.  Montessori teaching credential, as well as a Florida Educator’s Certificate in Primary or Elementary Education, are requirements of the position. Candidates who hold only Montessori credentials may be eligible for temporary certification; learn more about pathways to professional educator certification:

Prior experience leading inquisitive students in a Montessori environment is preferred. Above all, respect for self, others, and the environment are essential qualities to function effectively on our team.

The position begins 5 August 2019 with a pre-planning week, and students begin with a staggered start. Our Primary and Elementary classrooms are staffed with an assistant as well as a lead guide, and our Primary class size is limited to 18 students. 


Placement on the salary schedule shall be based on verified years of teaching experience in the field. The base salary for beginning level Instructional Staff is $42,000, and supplemental compensation is provided for individuals who possess Montessori credentials and advanced degrees.

The May Sands Montessori School offers a comprehensive benefits package for its employees.  

Application Information

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and three references to Lynn Barras:

The May Sands Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary42000.00 Annual
Montessori Credentials Held
Early Childhood
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(305) 293-1400 53418

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