Mariposa Montessori School; Austin, TX; Primary Lead Opening

Mariposa Montessori School is an AMS accredited private institution; we are a Montessori school with a warm, natural and nurturing environment. We currently serve children ages 8 weeks to 12 years (6th Grade). If you are passionate about authentic Montessori education, we have a home for you at our school. For the 2019-2020 school year, we are seeking a Lead Guide for our Children’s House (3 years to 6 years) to join our team of supportive teachers and grow with our school, for years to come. We need someone who takes initiative, has a peaceful and joyful personality, truly has a strong love for children, and embraces the Montessori Method, wholeheartedly.

Some responsibilities include:
-Preparing and maintaining the environment
-Observing and recording milestones for each child using tracking tools
-Bi-weekly classroom newsletter
-Child and parent orientations
-Help lead workshops and meetings on implementing the Montessori philosophy
-Cleaning and maintaining classroom organization and order
-Supervision and direction of your assistant guides
-Your attendance and contributions would be expected at all school events

This position is full-time, five days per week per calendar year with occasional staff meetings and school events after hours. As a member of our salaried staff, you will receive paid time off days as well as all school holidays, paid. Each teacher receives a monthly classroom budget for purchasing and the creation of hand-made materials. Salary is competitive and reflective of education and experience.
In addition, Mariposa Montessori School is currently expanding and now accepting support guide applications for the 2019-2020 school year for every level.
Please send your resume with cover letter and recommendations to Candidates must hold a MACTE accredited Certification, preferably AMS or AMI.

Karey Lontz