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Discovery Montessori School - Early Childhood Guide

May 08, 2023 10:18 PM | Nancy NDCWebDesign (Administrator)

Contact: Dee Hirsch

Email: Dee@Discoverymontessorischool.org

Name of School/Organization: Discovery Montessori School

School Website: discoverymontessorischool.org

Age Group: Early Childhood 3-6

Description: Montessori Guide for classroom leadership is an open position in one class. We invite a lead teacher to join our school this summer for our July 10 to August 18 Session. This will include planning and prep time for the next School Year.

Discovery offers a 10 month School Year plus Summer Sessions with 2 Early Childhood classes. School days are 8:15 to 3:15 for full time children, 35 to 40 hours a week for teachers. This opening offers several weeks of Summer session while team teaching to form our classes for the 2023-2024 school year. As a small school we are a whole school community team. Each teacher brings talents and ideas to share and we collaborate on planning.

Our Montessori guides are the lead teachers for each class. We require a MACTE recognized Montessori credential and experience in classroom and curriculum management. Teaching assistants include ECE guides and Montessori Interns, supervised by the lead teacher. We are an inclusive school and work together to welcome and guide every child on their path of learning. Family engagement is encouraged with opportunities for volunteering, classroom observations and parent-teacher conferences as well as school events.

Discovery Montessori is in our 40th year as a neighborhood school serving local families of Magnolia, Queen Anne and Ballard. Our location includes outdoor play and gardening, walks to the Public Library and short bus rides to Discovery Park. We are a licensed Early Childhood Center and hold an Early Achiever's status that supports the state sponsored scholarships for ECE and Montessori education courses.

Compensation for a full time Montessori Guide is a range of $45 K to $65 K yearly commensurate with experience & education. Benefits include fully paid Medical/Dental/vision insurance, sponsored PNMA membership & professional development opportunities, free tuition for teacher's children in our program. We are a family friendly employer, considerate of the work-life balance.

Please send your resume and letter of interest by email attachment. You will be invited to visit the school. Details of the position will be provided to any applicant.

Discovery Montessori School does not discriminate against applicants or students on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin or family structure or sexual orientation. Inherent in our mission is the inclusion and celebration of all people.

Phone: (206) 387-6844

School Address: 2836 34th Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98199

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