Lower Elementary (6-9) Teacher

Spruce Tree Montessori School | Fairbanks, AK, United States

Posted Date 8/04/2019

Spruce Tree Montessori School has an immediate opening and is accepting resumes for the position of Lower Elementary Teacher in a combined lower/upper elementary environment. A Montessori teaching credential (EI, 6-9 or EI/EII, 6-12) from a MACTE-accredited training site is required. Optimal candidate has a minimum of two (2) years experience in a Montessori classroom, experience with classroom set-up and materials organization, classroom management skills, excellent parent relationship skills and proficient computer skills. Our ideal candidate is innovative and resourceful, active and kind. He/she demonstrates a sound understanding of the Montessori philosophy and is confident in his/her knowledge of Montessori materials, teaching fundamentals and electronic record keeping. Position offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance, retirement savings, paid vacation, year-round schedule (40 academic weeks, 12 intersession break weeks; see calendar online), a professional development allowance, a relocation expense allowance, and multi-year commitment and/or signing bonus. Candidates are encouraged to visit SpruceTreeMontessori.com for a great introduction to our school, including staff bios and a look at our parent handbook. Find us on FaceBook and Instagram to see photos. The full job description, our employee handbook and health benefit information is available electronically with resume submittal. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume by email to our Head of School, Mrs. Sabrina Binkley, at sabrina@sprucetreemontessori.com

We are a proud Full Member AMS school, with five certified Montessori educators on our team, two with master’s level degrees, and employ a professional school counselor, Spanish teacher, school chef, administrative manager and a before/after school program lead. We have implemented a program in accordance with the accreditation standards set forth by the American Montessori Society. Students: 85; Ratio 10:1.


Candidate is innovative and resourceful, active and kind. Candidate displays a sincere desire to promote the Montessori philosophy at school and within the community. Candidate is confident in his/her knowledge of Montessori fundamentals. Current CPR/First Aid certification preferred.


Position offers competitive salary, health insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, life), other benefits allowances, a relocation allowance, three weeks paid vacation, and a signing bonus.

Application Information

Please submit cover letter and resume to Head of School by email at sabrina@sprucetreemontessori.com and call to confirm receipt.

Credential Level
Elementary I (6-9)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(907) 479-8733

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