Upper Elementary Teacher


The Springs, A Montessori School

Position Description

The Springs, A Montessori School, located in Springfield, Virginia, is expanding our Elementary Program and is looking for an Upper Elementary Teacher. The Springs is an accredited Montessori school located in Northern, Virginia just outside the nation’s capital. The position is for the 2022-2023 school and will start in August 2022. 

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 teaching in a mixed-age classroom comprised of 5-10 students (grades 4-6). 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.


MACTE Certified Elementary 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: $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