Primary Lead Teacher (3-5+ year old's)
Mt. Sopris Montessori School
Carbondale, CO

Regular School Year Beginning: August 20, 2017 Ending: May 31st, 2017
8-week summer session is optional for additional pay
Mt Sopris Montessori School was founded by Mark and Kathryn Ross in 1981. We have four classrooms: two toddler rooms and 2 preschool rooms. The school enjoys a sterling reputation in the community and wants to hire a teacher who will help preserve and protect this legacy.
Carbondale is a small community, approximately 6,000, located between Glenwood Springs and Aspen. There are incredible opportunities to recreate in some of the most spectacular outdoor settings in Colorado. Our proximity to Aspen offers cultural and intellectual enrichment of world class quality. The valley has a public transportation system that allows easy access to most of the venues.

Montessori credentials from an accredited Montessori Training site. AA or Bachelor’s degree in field related to child Development or Education is preferred. If applicant does not hold a Montessori credential, an Early Childhood Lead teacher qualification will be accepted.
22 Paid holidays
5 days personal leave the first year of employment and 10 days every consecutive year
Wellness benefit
Up to 3% matching for an IRA
Paid Professional development
Attendance at Montessori conferences
Reduced tuition for dependents
Contact information:
Kira Kearsey, Executive Director
Mt. Sopris Montessori School
879 Euclid Ave
Carbondale, CO 81623
970-963-3506 ext. 1 or cell 970-309-7362


Midtown Montessori Academy
Denver CO 

Job Listing and Description:
Unique Opportunity to help launch a Montessori School!
Midtown Montessori Academy is currently seeking an experienced, entrepreneurial Director that will help set the tone and culture for a new Montessori program educating children 8 weeks thru Primary. Midtown Montessori Academy is a new 45-child Montessori school, currently under construction and opening this Fall in Denver’s new development of “Midtown,” located off Pecos and 67th in Denver.
Job Description:
This role's responsibilities include acting as the school’s director in delivering a high-quality Montessori Program. A candidate in this role will with work closely with the ownership to ensure the programs maintain the highest level of excellence. This role comes with a unique opportunity to hire every teacher in the center, allowing the Director to set the culture of the school to their liking. The Director will oversee the daily operations of the school including: Curriculum implementation in the classrooms, staff training/mentoring, student enrollment, parent relations, staff supervision and overall facility management. The director will be given an assistant to oversee basic administrative functions of the center.
Other Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that the school is operating in accordance with company, Department of Health, Department of Labor, and Colorado State Licensing standards.
  • Responsible for ensuring an educational, caring, and safe environment for the children and parents.
  • Overseeing the each teacher's curriculum to ensure it follows the authentic Montessori Method.
  • Teach, educate, and monitor children as needed.
  • Manage teacher development, hiring, and state training.
  • Promote the positive image of Midtown Montessori and play a major role in making the school a provider of choice in the community.
  • Work hand-in-hand with ownership.

    Essential Skills & Requirements:
  • Previous leadership experience in a licensed child care facility required.
  • Montessori experience required, certification preferred.
  • Must have experience as a lead teacher in a Montessori setting.
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field preferred.
We offer a competitive salary, 401K plan, paid vacation/time-off, continuing education, and a flexible spending plan for medical care.
Employment Timeline:
The chosen director will be asked to begin serving administrative functions immediately before the school opens to assist with marketing, staff onboarding, and the general launch of the school.
The expected start date would be August 2018, with an anticipated school opening date of October 15th.



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