Lower Elementary Head Teacher

The Montessori Children's Academy of Short Hills | Short Hills, NJ, United States

Posted Date 9/14/2020

The Montessori Children’s Academy (MCA) is seeking experienced Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary Montessori teachers to join our program for the 2020-2021 school year. MCA is committed to inspiring and motivating children to learn by providing the finest Montessori educational experience. MCA uses traditional Montessori methods as prescribed by AMS to provide a developmentally challenging, yet appropriate learning environment that engages children’s natural curiosity and helps them to develop a lifelong love of learning. The MCA Elementary curriculum aims to meet or exceed the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. In preparing the curriculum, our staff carefully reviews the curriculum standards for the public schools in districts that our students may one day attend to ensure that our educational ideology advances the school’s objective of leading, and not just following, the goals established by the rest of the community. We respect, nurture, and expand the academic, social, and emotional gifts of each student while preserving the true spirit and purpose of childhood.

Successful candidates will join an enthusiastic, supportive, and forward-thinking teaching community serving over 400 families on three campuses with children from 2 to 14 years of age. Applicants must have a progressive approach to education, effective communication skills, ability to work collaboratively, and willingness to embrace change and adapt to new situations. A bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or related discipline is required. AMS Montessori teacher credential for Elementary I, Elementary II, Elementary I-II or current enrollment in an AMS accredited Teacher Education Program (EI-II or EI/EII Stand Alone) required. Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience working with children in a Montessori environment and preferably one of those years working as a Montessori classroom Lead Teacher or Co-Teacher.

Comprehensive benefits and compensation commensurate with experience

Credential Level: Elementary I (6-9), Elementary II (9-12), or Elementary I-II (6-12)

Education Required: Bachelor's Degree or higher

Job Type: Classroom Teacher/Staff

Position Type: Full-Time (academic year)


Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, 3 letters of reference, and an educational philosophy statement to: nickdigiac@aol.com.

Credential Level
Elementary I (6-9)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(973) 258-1400

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