We believe teaching in the Montessori philosophy is more than a career; it is a calling. If you’re a teacher with a passion for educating children, and you’d like to work in a collaborative, supportive community, we’d love to hear from you.
Ideal candidates will demonstrate a strong work ethic, personal responsibility, and willingness to accept professional challenges in order to grow. We place a strong emphasis on collaboration, so a positive attitude and excellent communication and organizational skills are required.
All classroom teaching positions require the following minimum qualifications:
- An undergraduate degree
- A Tennessee state teaching license
- Montessori certification for the desired classroom position preferred
Employment will be considered for the following classroom communities:
Primary (Ages 3 – Kindergarten)
Candidates should exhibit strong co-teaching capabilities and a love for working with children ages 3-6.
Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3)
Candidate should have a strong history of experience teaching this age group and enjoy working with children in this age group.
Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)
Candidates should have a strong history of experience teaching within this age group. A strong proficiency in language arts curriculum is preferred.
Middle School (Grades 7-8)
Candidates must exhibit strong math and science abilities, enjoy spending time with children in the adolescent phase, and be comfortable in a co-teaching environment. Previous involvement or exposure to the Erdkinder philosophy is preferred.
In addition to our standard teaching roles, we are particularly interested in candidates with experience teaching math for grades 5 and above.
If you would like to be considered for future employment opportunities, please send your resume and qualifications to our Head of School, Kate Riley.