Primary Lead Teacher

Guide/Teacher,

Grand Lake Montessori

Become part of the Grand Lake Montessori Community!

Grand Lake Montessori, founded in 1978, is a thriving and well respected learning community in Oakland, California, serving approximately 160 families. Our school has two toddler, five primary environments, and one 6-12 Elementary classroom on almost two acres of beautiful green space in the heart of the Grand Lake Neighborhood. We offer a warm, passionate and supportive community of teachers, all of whom are committed to the developmentally-aligned and transformative Montessori learning environment. Competitive compensation offered. Benefits include paid vacation, paid holidays, dental and health insurance and a 403(b) retirement plan.

We are currently looking for an AMI 3-6 Montessori trained teacher to lead one of our five Primary classrooms beginning in June 2020, the start of our 20/21 school year. The ideal candidate will have:

A Bachelor’s Degree

AMI Montessori Primary (3-6) training and certification; previous experience leading a Primary classroom preferred

Demonstrated understanding of Montessori theory, observation and Montessori materials

Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion with students, families, staff and the greater Montessori community.

Ability to build a strong, warm relationship with students and families through student engagement, safety and high expectations.

Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with a classroom teaching team and other staff members

Ability to give and receive feedback, embrace mistakes, with a commitment toward continuous growth

Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Excellent time management and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail

We would love to hear from you! Please send your resume to employment@grandlakemontessori.com and we will be in touch with more information about our available positions.