We seek a joyful, hard-working, student-centered, and compassionate Montessori educator to join our fourth- through sixth-grade Upper Elementary team. We seek someone who shares our belief that elementary students are filled with potential, ability, and capability; who understands that this age student is trying to create their identity on what sort of person they will be as they head into adolescence; who knows students need adults who listen to them and believe in them; who is willing to gracefully roll up their sleeves and do whatever is needed to help nurture and challenge the students. We seek someone who prides themselves on working hard, on loving and empowering our students, and in helping students build the foundation for future success at our School and throughout their lives.
Greensboro Montessori School is a thriving and financially secure 49-year-old, toddler-to-junior-high, AMS- and SAIS-accredited, 260-student independent school. Our students have access to our 40-acre, wooded, satellite Land Campus, two activity buses, a team of cultural education faculty (art, computer science, music, Spanish, PE), a strong Student Support Team, and a crew of environmental educators to work with students in our 20-year-old permaculture gardens and teaching kitchen. Our Upper Elementary division currently has four lead teachers who all work together to guide our students. Due to some growth in the division’s enrollment next year and our reflections on the best way to organize our team for 2023 - 24, we are looking to potentially expand our teaching team.
Depending on the experience and background of an applicant, there is potential for this role to be either an assistant role or a lead teacher role.
Most important to us is that our new teammate, especially if they assume a lead teacher role:
Education and qualifications:
If you are from outside the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina, know that this state is a fantastic place to live and that Greensboro is a wonderful, affordable, medium-sized city. Relocation support is available.
This is a 10-month, full-time position that begins in August of 2023. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. If not already Montessori trained, we can provide Montessori training and certification through intensive Montessori summer training classes. If you think you have what we’re looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please email a cover letter and résumé to Ashley Daniels, director of human resources, at HR@gms.org.
Greensboro Montessori School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status with respect to recruitment, hiring, compensation, terms, conditions or privileges of employment