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Bellevue Montessori School - Lower Elementary Head Teacher

February 14, 2020 11:26 AM | Nancy NDCWebDesign (Administrator)

Contact: Susan K. Locke, M.Ed.

Email: slocke@bellmontessori.com

Name of School/Organization: Bellevue Montessori School

School Website: www.bellmontessori.com

Age Group: Lower Elementary 6 to 9 years of age

Description: Bellevue Montessori School, an established leader in Montessori education on Seattle’s Eastside since 1966, seeks an experienced Lower Elementary Head Teacher for a multi-age elementary classroom (grades 1–3).

Our elementary program continues to grow, now with two full age-range Lower Elementary classrooms and one Upper Elementary classroom. With our newly renovated facilities, our campus has a tree house feeling with beautiful, naturally lit classrooms and evergreen trees just outside our classrooms.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University

AMS or AMI certification/Diploma in Elementary Education from a MACTE recognized or affiliate Teacher Education Program

Minimum of two years’ experience working with children at this age level

A strong foundation in and understanding of Montessori philosophy and pedagogy, as well as an interest in current educational research and innovative practices

Proven ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners

Ability to collaborate with a Learning Specialist to implement a variety of instructional methods or programs to meet the needs of children with learning differences

Willingness to work with peers in day-to-day activities, instruction, classroom management, transitions, experiential learning, and parent communication

Strong written and presentation skills

Proficiency with technology for recordkeeping, parent communication, and other assorted tasks

A love of learning and mindset of professional and personal growth

Bellevue Montessori School offers a competitive wage and benefit package. BMS offers a ten month contract with 2 week summer employment to our Elementary Head Teachers and the possibility for further summer employment.

Application Information:

Please email your resume and cover letter to Susan K. Locke, M.Ed., Director.


Phone: (425) 454-7439

School Address: 2411 112th Avenue N.E. Bellevue, WA 98004

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