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AMI Elementary Teacher - Maternity Coverage
The Del Ray Montessori School (DRMS), located just outside of Washington DC, is seeking an exceptional candidate with AMI training at the Elementary level to serve as the lead teacher in our well-established 6-12 Elementary classroom to cover a maternity leave. The position will begin in mid-late March 2020 with several opportunities for permanent employment for the following school year (2020 – 2021 school year).
DRMS is a thriving, delightful school community Montessori school located in the quaint Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, where building community, supporting families and children, and continued professional growth is not only highly valued – but strongly encouraged and supported. We are seeking enthusiastic, collaborative applicants who are serious about Montessori education, but light-hearted and fun-loving in their approach!
The Del Ray Montessori School is an independent, non-profit, AMI recognized school committed to AMI practices and principles. In fact, DRMS is the ONLY school in Virginia recognized at all three levels: A to I, Primary and Elementary! The school is currently in its ninth year and houses one toddler classroom, three primary classrooms, and one elementary classroom (6-12). We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits, including: health care, retirement, short and long term disability, life insurance, and several professional development opportunities sponsored by the school throughout the year, including events offered through: WMI (Washington Montessori Institute), EAA and the annual AMI Refresher Course.
Successful candidates will:
• Possess an AMI diploma at the Elementary level;
• Strive to be a life-long learner and participate in ongoing professional development;
• Desire to work in a community guided by respect for children, families and staff;
• Embody the values of the Montessori philosophy at all times; and
• Display a strong team work ethic, a genuine desire to collaborate with colleagues and parents, and possess a steadfast sense of professionalism.
Resumes and letters of interest should be sent to:
Sarah Fondriest, Head of School