Lower Elementary Head Teacher

Bellevue Montessori School Rossano Campus | Bellevue, WA, United States

Posted Date 2/14/2020

About The School:

Bellevue Montessori School, an established leader in Montessori education on Seattle’s Eastside since 1966, seeks an experienced Lower Elementary Head Teacher for a multi-age elementary classroom (grades 1–3). 

Our elementary program continues to grow, now with two full age-range Lower Elementary classrooms and one Upper Elementary classroom. With our newly renovated facilities, our campus has a treehouse feeling with beautiful, naturally lit classrooms and evergreen trees just outside our classrooms.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University 
  • AMS or AMI certification/Diploma in Elementary Education from a MACTE recognized or affiliate Teacher Education Program
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with children at this age level
  • A strong foundation in and understanding of Montessori philosophy and pedagogy, as well as an interest in current educational research and innovative practices
  • Proven ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Ability to collaborate with a Learning Specialist to implement a variety of instructional methods or programs to meet the needs of children with learning differences
  • Willingness to work with peers in day-to-day activities, instruction, classroom management, transitions, experiential learning, and parent communication
  • Strong written and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with technology for recordkeeping, parent communication, and other assorted tasks
  • A love of learning and mindset of professional and personal growth

Bellevue Montessori School offers a competitive wage and benefit package.  BMS offers a ten month contract with 2 week summer employment to our Elementary Head Teachers and the possibility for further summer employment.

Application Information:

Please email your resume and cover letter to Susan K. Locke, M.Ed., Director.


Credential Level
Elementary I (6-9)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(425) 454-7439

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