Elementary I/II Teacher


The Springs, A Montessori School

Position Description

The Springs, A Montessori School, located in Springfield, Virginia, is looking for an Elementary I/II Teacher. The Springs is an accredited Montessori school located in Northern, Virginia just outside the nation’s capital. The position is for the 2021-2022 school year and will start in August 2021.

The Springs is looking for a creative, motivated, and dedicated individual who has a passion for working with children and the Montessori philosophy. The successful candidate will be responsible for co-teaching in a mixed-age classroom comprised of 20-25 students (grades 1-3). Responsibilities include but are not limited to giving Montessori lessons, observations, daily record keeping, communicating with parents across various mediums, parent education, training and managing assistant faculty, and most importantly providing care and support to all children. Hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm with occasional evening meetings and at least two weekend events a year. The Springs is a growing school with great opportunities for professional growth and advancement.


-AMI or MACTE Certified Elementary I/II Montessori Credential

-Bachelor’s Degree

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-A commitment to our mission values of peace, independence, love of learning, and respect

-Flexibility and commitment to working in a team atmosphere

-Comfortable with electronic record keeping


-Salary: $42,000-$60,000 depending on experience and level of education

-3 weeks paid vacation

-8 personal days

-401k (w/employer) matching

-Health Insurance

-Vision, Dental, Short-Term Disability

-Tuition Assistance for Continuing Education

-Professional Development Opportunities

-Performance Bonuses

-Montessori Membership Dues

-Paid Planning Time


To apply, please send us your resume, cover letter, and references to:

The Springs, A Montessori School
Attn: Daniel Clifford, Head of School
7719-D Fullerton Road
Springfield, Virginia 22153

or via email to headofschool@springsmontessori.com