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Diablo Valley Montessori School

Address: 
3390 Deer Hill Road
City: 
Lafayette
State: 
California
Zip: 
94549
Contact Person: 
Suzette Smith
E-Mail: 
Telephone: 
925-283-6036
Position: 
Head Teacher
Level: 
Early Childhood
Full Time / Part Time: 
Full Time
Experience: 
Required
Credential: 
AMS
AMI
Credential Level: 
Early Childhood
Degrees: 
High School Diploma/GED
Salary Range: 
$22 - $30 per hour

DVMS is looking for an experienced Montessori teacher for a full day, early childhood classroom. The classroom is bi-lingual (English/Spanish) and the successful candidate will be working cooperatively with our Spanish speaking Montessori guide.

Responsibilities:

·         prepare the classroom environment

·         give individual and small group lessons

·         lead circle

·         write newsletters for families

·         write progress reports & hold parent teacher conferences

·         parent communication

·         work with and help supervise assistant teachers

Ideal characteristics:

·         warm and enthusiastic

·         possess good classroom management skills

·         excellent interpersonal skills

·         the ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.

Required

·         3-6 Montessori Teaching Credential, AMS/MACTE approved

·         Bachelor's degree (preferred)

·         Excellent communication skills, speak and write English fluently

·         Live Scan Clearance

·         TB clearance, MMR, DTap, Influenza Immunizations

·         Ability to move with ease through the classroom, get on the floor with children and lift up to 35 pounds

·         Minimum of two years classroom experience (preferred)

Benefits & Compensation

DVMS provides generous and competitive compensation and benefits.

·         $22 - $30 per hour - Hourly rate dependent up previous experience and education

·         25 paid holidays including two week winter break and one week spring break

·         sick and vacation accruals

·         professional development

·         employee discount for tuition

·         employer contributions for health and dental insurance

·         403b plan

 To apply please email resume to ssmith@dvms.org

DVMS is a private, non profit school started in 1965 by a group of parents looking for a Montessori school for their children. We strongly believes a teacher must have deep respect for each child’s unique gifts, encourage learning and provide an educational environment that allows for freedom within limits. We serve families in the Lamorinda area with children from 3 months to 6 years of age.