Lead Primary (Early Childhood) Teacher

University Village Montessori School | Chicago, IL, United States

Posted Date 7/21/2021

University Village Montessori is seeking lead a teacher for one of our Primary (3-6 year old) classrooms. This is a full time, year round position. The teacher should possess: an understanding of early childhood development; patience and respect for children; the ability to encourage children to be independent; model for them appropriate behavior; cultivate an environment rich with Montessori philosophy that is both safe and engaging for children; provide opportunities that enhance the child's social, physical and intellectual development; exhibit excellent interpersonal skills; and can effectively collaborate with students, parents, and staff to nurture a passion for learning in the young child.

We are an AMS full member school and are on working on Step 7 of the Pathway to AMS accreditation.

A bachelor's degree is required, in addition to being Montessori 3-6 certified by a MACTE accredited Montessori training program. A minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience as a lead teacher is desired

To indicate your interest in the position submit a resume and cover letter to the Executive Director, Kiran Devani, via email info@uvmontessori.com. You may also contact us directly at 773-800-9780

Montessori Credential Level
Early Childhood (2½ - 6)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(773) 800-9780

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