Montessori School of Charlottesville

Lead Montessori Teacher

Reference ID : 109862
Location : Charlottesville, VA
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



We are looking for a Primary (3-6) Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Candidates should hold Children’s House/Primary/EC certification from a MACTE-accredited training center or be willing to begin training before starting work. We are looking for individuals who will be committed to upholding Montessori techniques and philosophy while supporting colleagues and families with an emphasis on collaboration and support.

Hours are M-F, 8-3 for the academic year (late August-early June).


  • preparation and maintenance of classroom, curriculum and materials
  • ensuring all licensing standards are met, especially correct staff-to-child ratios and maintenance of sight and sound regulations
  • documentation of lessons given and documentation of classroom observations
  • planning and collaboration with other MSC teachers
  • regular communication with families, including but not limited to weekly emails, Parent Education meetings, Parent/Teacher conferences, documentation of any academic or behavioral issues, etc.
  • support and mentor-ship of colleagues using Montessori training and experience
  • attendance at  regular staff meetings and teacher work days
  • creation of and following through with personal goals for PD/maintenance of Montessori certification
  • participation self-evaluation process
  • awareness of and willingness to honor confidentiality
  • creation and maintenance of the classroom and the school as a safe and respectful space for children and adults
  • on-time arrival and mindfulness of absences to minimize their effect on the children


  • Montessori certification at the Primary/3-6/Early Childhood level from a MATCE-accredited training center or willingness to begin training before school starts.
  • strong understanding of Montessori Philosophy and practice to support classroom curriculum
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • management experience
  • previous Montessori experience.

Nice To Haves

  • Gardening/sewing/art experience
  • ability to play a musical instrument


  • 5 day PTO
  • 20+ days holiday pay
  • health/dental insurance
  • tuition discount (if children attend MSC)
  • IRA match (3%)
  • sponsorship for Montessori training/on-going development

Salary : $33,000 to $37,000/Yr
Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Charlottesville, VA

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