LePort Montessori is seeking a Montessori teacher to lead an AMI infant classroom. If you have a passion for the Montessori philosophy, and take pride in creating and sustaining the highest-quality educational environment for infants, this position is for you! We are looking for a teacher that has experience and training with infants, and truly loves connecting with babies, their parents and fellow colleagues.
The Head Teacher is responsible for leading children ages 3 months - 18 months. You will be the head teacher of a beautiful Montessori classroom fully equipped with state-of-the-art materials from leading manufacturers, and a special budget to personalize your practical life and cultural areas. Your classroom provides indoor and outdoor space and typical classroom ratios are 1:3 for infants in our program.
At LePort, we place a high value on partnering with families on their child's educational journey. An important part of your role will be communicating closely with parents to advocate for our school, the Montessori philosophy, and each individual child. Your goal is to:
a) give them a window into their infants day
b) educate them about Montessori philosophy, and
c) provide insight into their child's individual progress.
Come grow with us!
About LePort Schools
LePort Montessori was founded in 2000 by Dr. LePort, a parent who fell in love with the Montessori Method for his own children. From these humble beginnings, we have dedicated ourselves for almost two decades to honing and refining our program, curriculum, environments and systems. We are committed to providing devoted educators with the support and resources needed to give the gift of the Montessori to current and future generations of LePort students.
The ideal candidate will possess:
A bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
AMI Assistants to Infancy Diploma
Experience working with infants (even if your experience wasn't specific to Montessori)
Passion for the Montessori philosophy; excellence communicating this philosophy to parents and community
Genuine warmth and love for guiding children and their families
Positive outlook towards solving problems and advocating for our educational viewpoint
Mandarin or Spanish skills a plus