Contact: Erin Karnofski
Name of School/Organization: Cedar River Montessori School
School Website: www.cedarrivermontessori.org
Age Group: 3-6
Description: Early Childhood Montessori Teacher
Are you an energetic, positive, patient, and joyful educator seeking to make an impact on our youngest generation of global citizens? Do you have a love of the great outdoors along with experience implementing new lessons and ideas into an early childhood Montessori classroom? Can you bring with you a background of diverse experiences and perspectives to foster connections with our students, families, and staff?
Cedar River Montessori School, on the outskirts of Seattle, seeks an experienced Early Childhood (3-6) Teacher for the 2019-20 school year to join an awesome staff. Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree and Montessori 3-6 training from an accredited AMS, AMI, or MACTE training center. Candidates must be organized, passionate, flexible, and respectful, with excellent communication skills and the ability to think creatively. In addition, candidates should be excited about incorporating environmental education, hands-on science, and social and environmental justice in the classroom. Must be a team player! Duties include lesson planning for group and individual, record keeping, completing progress reports, parent-teacher meetings, classroom management, implementing the Montessori philosophy, and coordination with Montessori teachers at all levels. Ideally will be available this spring to meet with the outgoing teacher. Start date of June 24 in our summer program (a summer/Montessori hybrid classroom), with the main Montessori program beginning in early September.
Located on 12 acres of forested wetland and pasture, Cedar River Montessori is an AMS accredited, independent, non-profit school for students ages 3 through 14 in Renton, WA. Cedar River Montessori students follow their natural interests as they explore their world, discovering the interconnectedness of personal responsibility, environmental stewardship, and social equity. Students learn how to work independently and collaboratively, experiencing a transformative education as they grow into the next generation of engaged, global thinkers who compassionately challenge the status quo. Founded in 1981, we strive to be a diverse and inclusive community.
Cedar River Montessori values the rich cultures, traditions, and ethnicities our families come from, and we are looking for diverse applicants who represent these backgrounds. To apply, please submit resume with cover letter to Erin Karnofski, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phone: (425) 271-9614
School Address: 15828 SE Jones Road, Renton, WA 98058