AMI Elementary Co-Teacher or Program Leader!


The Del Ray Montessori School

The Del Ray Montessori School (DRMS), located in Alexandria, VA, just outside of Washington DC, is seeking exceptional candidates with an AMI diploma at the  Elementary level to join our team in the upcoming school year as an Elementary Co-Teacher and/or Elementary Program Leader. We are seeking enthusiastic, collaborative applicants who are serious about Montessori education, promoting diversity, supporting inclusion, celebrating belonging and who have big hearts and fun-loving spirits! Our elementary classroom is mixed ages (6-12) and we are looking for someone who is excited to work together collaboratively with the current teacher, to learn and grow with the children and staff, and contribute in providing and ensuring a high-fidelity, robust, authentic Montessori program to our elementary students and their families.

Our school is small and sweet with one toddler classroom, two primary classrooms and one elementary classroom.  We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits  including: top of the line health insurance which DRMS pays 80% of the premium; a retirement plan where DRMS matches up to 3% of your annual salary, DRMS provides short- and long-term disability and life insurance (at no expense to the employee); ten (10) days for personal time off; and several professional development opportunities sponsored by the school throughout the year.  Every person on staff receives a professional development budget of up to $1500 per year.

Successful candidates will possess an AMI diploma at Elementary level; have ample experience guiding an elementary classroom; be committed to learning and growing as an educator; have a strong desire to work in a community guided by respect for humanity; embody the values of the Montessori philosophy at all times; and display a team work ethic, a genuine desire to collaborate with others  and possess a steadfast sense of professionalism.

The start date is August 4, 2023, a few weeks before our students return on.  Please reach out- we would love to hear from you!

Resumes and letters of interest should be emailed to:

Sarah Fondriest, Head of School

The Del Ray Montessori School