Elementary Classroom Guide – Lower Elementary (6-9 year olds)


Lake Country School

Title: Elementary Classroom Guide – Lower Elementary (6-9 year olds)

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Position Begins: August 18, 2022

Status: Full Time Salaried – 10 month teaching position

Salary: DOQ with competitive benefits package

FLSA Category: Exempt

Reports to: Head of School

We are seeking an Elementary Guide to lead one of our established lower elementary classrooms, starting in the 2022-2023 school year.

Lake Country School (LCS) is a compassionate and joyful community of children, adolescents, families, and faculty and staff that learn and grow together year after year. An independent school with a 45+ year history that is a nationally recognized leader in Montessori education, LCS is guided by its mission and its core values of Montessori pedagogy, peace education, stewardship, and love of work. LCS supports its faculty and staff with competitive salaries and benefits, strong adherence to AMI standards, beautiful, simple, and rich learning environments with a full complement of materials, and a commitment to professional development.

LCS is truly one of a kind with its urban and rural campuses. Its urban campus is nestled into the vibrant Kingfield Neighborhood in South Minneapolis: a mile from the chain of lakes and a few miles from downtown Minneapolis with access to the high quality parks, museums, universities/colleges, and businesses of the Twin Cities. Its rural campus is a 160 acre farm property 75 miles away in western Wisconsin that provides an incredible environment for deep, rich, and meaningful learning opportunities on the land during day trips and overnights.

The characteristics of a strong candidate:

  • commitment and passion to support the growth and development of young children, 
  • positive attitude, problem solver, honest and compassionate communicator
  • driven to do high quality work
  • interested in collaborating with colleagues
  • approaches differences with curiosity and acceptance
  • warm and welcoming, as well as clear, confident, and firm when needed
  • experience and interest with equity, justice, and inclusion education
  • welcomes feedback and wants to develop, learn, and improve professionally
  • speaks a second language

Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply, as Lake Country School is committed to its faculty and staff reflecting the diversity of the Twin Cities.

See full posting at LCS Employment webpage

Please submit a letter of interest, professional resume, and two professional references to Angela Mullin (amullin@lakecountryschhol.org)