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SCHOOL: Montessori Children's Center

White Plains, NY 10605
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www.montessorichildrensctr.com

CONTACT: Maria Francella, Director: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please send to our Director by email: a cover letter, resume, and three references. Include a quote of Maria Montessori, and how this informs your philosophy of education.

MCC is licensed by NYOCFS and is a member school of AMS. CME|NY was the first Montessori teacher education school in the United States to offer Infant and Toddler Montessori training for certification. The Montessori Children's Center is where many of the routines, procedures, and practices for Montessori infant and toddler programs were developed. Founder Carole Wolfe Korngold was President of the American Montessori Society (AMS) and was honored with a Living Legacy award from AMS. CME|NY and MCC work together to help create a community of informed, engaged, and compassionate Montessori teachers, administrators, and leaders and to continue Dr. Montessori's work of helping each child to develop to his or her full potential. Whether you're a long time Montessorian looking for a change, or a person interested in discovering more about Montessori education, being part of this dynamic and influential organization is a satisfying and rewarding job. Opportunities for professional development include sponsorship for Montessori workshops. The compassionate and dedicated staff at MCC enjoy the exceptional reward and satisfaction of knowing they are helping children learn, develop and thrive. Each day is filled with possibilities, growth, and learning. Our staff members embrace the idea of learning, growing and discovering Montessori.

POSITION: Teacher's Assistant

Job Description: We are looking to hire dedicated and caring teachers' assistants to work full-time in our Montessori child care center. T.A.'s work closely with trained Montessori teachers to provide a caring and nurturing learning environment for children from age 3 months to 6 years.

A gentle, calm, friendly nature and previous experience working with children is required. This is a great way to start your professional Montessori journey. If you are a patient, kind, and compassionate person who enjoys working with children, is a good team player, are willing to learn about Montessori philosophy and method, and open to coaching from a teacher and supervisor, please reach out to us by sending a complete resume including past employment working with children, references, and cover letter.

Qualifications: previous experience working with children under the age of 6

Benefits include: Employer contribution Health Insurance (73%) for full-time employees; opportunities for Montessori professional development; free on-site parking; beautiful campus; discounted employee cafeteria.

To apply:  Please send an email Director Maria Francella ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )  with a complete resume, including past employment working with children, references, and a cover letter. If you have a favorite quote from Maria Montessori, please reference the quote and why it informs your philosophy of education.

POSITION: Substitutes

We're always looking for substitutes! This is a great way to start your professional Montessori journey. If you are a patient, kind, and compassionate person who enjoys working with children, is a good team player, willing to learn about Montessori, open to coaching from a teacher and supervisor please reach out to us by sending a complete resume including past employment working with children, references, and cover letter.

Qualifications: previous experience working with children under the age of 6

To apply:  Please send an email Director Maria Francella ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )  with a complete resume, including past employment working with children, references, and a cover letter. If you have a favorite quote from Maria Montessori, please reference the quote and why it informs your philosophy of education.

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POSITION: Head Teacher

JOB TITLE:  Infant-Toddler Teacher

LEVEL: Infant

SCHOOL: Good Counsel Homes

1157 Fulton Avenue, Bronx, NY  10456

Phone: 718-312-3980, ext. 18

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Job Description:  We are a NYC licensed, Infant-Toddler daycare, located in the South Bronx.  We are looking to implement Montessori philosophy and method into our program for infants and toddlers of mothers in need of a home and life skills support.  Our hope is to eventually extend the Montessori opportunity to all the children in our Good Counsel Homes across the NY, CT and NJ areas.  The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the Montessori approach and will build on the existing learning environment; expanding it according to the sensitivities of the children enrolled. Organizing and multi-tasking skills will be required as this person will also work with the Education Director to include a preschool level at the Bronx location.

Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education

Montessori Credential Level:  Infant-Toddler Level

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?  Will seek grant funding if necessary.

Anticipated Start Date:  Immediate

Benefits:  Package includes health plan and paid leave.

Job Application Instructions: Please contact Myrnae Burns, Education Director at Good Counsel Homes Daycare Center at the above email address or phone number.

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POSITION: Head Teacher

JOB TITLE: Primary 1 Teacher - K-5

LEVEL: Elementary 6-9

SCHOOL: Skies Reach School

116 Chandler Street, Jamestown, NY 14701

Phone: 716-450-1091

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www.skiesreach.org

Job Description: At Skies Reach School, we will provide a socially responsible and globally-minded education alternative, in a space that nourishes mindful, compassionate learners.  Position Requirements - Display a passion and commitment to sustainability ideals, social justice, and community. - Demonstrate a basic understanding of ecology and permaculture design principles and practices - Demonstrate excellent communication skills, and a capacity to tailor communication for students of different age groups and developmental levels in a respectful, egalitarian, and developmentally appropriate manner.  - Demonstrate Proficiency in Math, Language, Writing, and Science. - Demonstrate capacity for critical thought. - Ideally proficient in a second language. - CPR/First Aid/AED certification by time of employment.

Anticipated Start Date: July 2017

Minimum Education Required: BA or MA in Education or related field

Montessori Credential Level: Has or is willing to acquire Montessori credentials

Benefits:  Flexible Vacation

Job Application Instructions: Please see the full position description here: https://www.skiesreach.org/about/teachers  Submit a cover letter and resume to:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or through indeed at: https//www.indeed.com/viewjob?  

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JOB TITLE: Co-Lead Primary Teacher

LEVEL: Early Childhood

POSITION TYPE:  Lead Teacher

SCHOOL: Metropolitan Montessori School

325 W. 85th Street, New York, NY  10024

Phone: 212-579-5525

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School Website: www.mmsny.org

Job Description: Metropolitan Montessori School is seeking a nurturing, collaborative and enthusiastic Montessori certified teacher for ages 3-6 to Co-Lead in a primary classroom.  At least three years experience in a Primary classroom is expected.  We are looking for someone who after learning about our school mission and vision will be deeply committed to maintaining the integrity of our primary program.  The ideal candidate must have excellent classroom management, the ability to assess and address the developmental needs of each student, implement curriculum and the ability to establish an open and respectful partnership as a co-teacher and member of the EC team.  Teacher must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelor's degree, preferably in a related field.

Montessori Credential Level: Montessori certification for ages 3-6

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  No

Anticipated Start Date:  August 2018

Benefits:  Full medical and dental benefits; TIAA-CREF retirement plan when eligible; life and long term disability insurance.

Job Application Instructions:  Please send your cover letter and resume to Karina Cruz via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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JOB TITLE: Stepping Stones Lead Teacher

LEVEL: Toddler

POSITION TYPE:  Lead Teacher

SCHOOL: Metropolitan Montessori School

325 W. 85th Street, New York, NY  10024

Phone: 212-579-5525

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School Website: www.mmsny.org

Job Description: Metropolitan Montessori School is seeking a nurturing, experienced, and enthusiastic Montessori certified Infant/Toddler teacher.  The Lead Teacher position requires at least 3 years working in a Toddler or Stepping Stones program with children 24-36 months of age.  We are looking for someone who after learning about our school mission and vision will be deeply committed to maintaining the integrity of our Stepping Stones program.  The ideal candidate must have excellent classroom management, the ability to assess and address the developmental needs of each student, implement curriculum, and be willing to work with others in a positive, collaborative team environment. Teacher must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelor's degree, preferably in a related field.

Montessori Credential Level: Infant/Toddler Certification required

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  No

Anticipated Start Date:  August 2018

Benefits:  Full medical and dental benefits; TIAA-CREF retirement plan when eligible; life and long term disability insurance.

Job Application Instructions:  Please send your cover letter and resume to Karina Cruz via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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JOB TITLE: Founding Teacher-Leader

LEVEL: Early Childhood

POSITION TYPE: Head Teacher

SCHOOL: Wildflower Schools

586 Main Street, Catskill, NY  

Phone: 917-733-2038

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School Website: www.wildflowerschools.org

Job Description: An invitation:  Catskill, New York is a former mill town on the Hudson River.  Local artists and artisans are reviving the post-industrial town into an environmentally sustainable "maker" community, and are seeking a Montessori School for primary and elementary students.  Using the Wildflower School model, founding teacher-leaders are invited to create a teacher-led, shopfront Montessori school in our community.  https://wildflowerschools.org

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelors Degree

Montessori Credential Level: Primary

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  Yes

Anticipated Start Date:  Summer 2018

Salary Range: Teacher-leaders will set their own salaries

Benefits: Teacher-leaders will research and select a benefits package

Job Application Instructions: If you would like to explore opening a Wildflower School in Catskill, please learn more about us on our website: wildflowerschools.org.  Next, send an email, with your resume attached, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

LEVEL: Early Childhood

POSITION TYPE: Teacher Position

SCHOOL: The Children's Academy

37 Church Mall, Springfield, New Jersey  07081

Phone: 973-379-3524

Email: thechildrensacademy.net

School Website: www.childrensacademy.net

Job Description: Our teachers are responsible for supervising an assigned group of children, following the philosophy and standards of the school in conjunction with the Montessori Philosophies and Early Childhood Programs.

Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma

Montessori Credential Level: Yes

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  Yes

Anticipated Start Date:  September 2018

Job Application Instructions: Please send your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

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JOB TITLE: Lead Toddler Teacher

LEVEL: Toddler

POSITION TYPE: Head Teacher

SCHOOL: The Brandeis School

25 Frost Lane, Lawrence, NY  11559

Phone: 718-369-0145

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School Website: www.thebrandeisschool.org

Job Description: We are looking for a Lead Teacher to guide a new classroom of 18-36 month olds. This will be an authentic Montessori program in a Conservative Jewish Day School.  Assistant teachers will be conversing with the children in Hebrew and teaching Jewish culture and history.

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelor's Degree

Montessori Credential Level: Ideally Infant/Toddler Certified

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  Yes

Anticipated Start Date:  August 20, 2018

Benefits:  Health Insurance

Job Application Instructions: Please submit a resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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JOB TITLE: Teacher

LEVEL: Early Chidhood

POSITION TYPE: Head Teacher

SCHOOL: Kinderhaus Montessori School

17 Crum Elbow Rd., Hyde Park, NY 12538

Phone: 845-229-4668

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School Website: www.kmshydepark.com

Job Description: Kinderhaus is a small rural school seeking a certified AMS teacher for a primary class of 18 children.  Supportive and collaborative teaching environment. Candidate should be well spoken, self-motivated and creative.  Reliability is a must.  Responsible for daily lessons, record keeping, and communication with parents and co- workers.  Will consider intern with previous Montessori classroom experience.

Minimum Education Level Required: A.S. Early Childhood

Montessori Credential Level: AMS Early Childhood

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  Possibly

Anticipated Start Date:  September 2018   Earlier if possible.

Benefits:  Paid holidays - 2 weeks paid vacation.  5 sick/personal days.  Satisfaction, fulfillment, friendship, camaraderie.

Job Application Instructions: Please email letters of interest to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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JOB TITLE: Head of School/Director

LEVEL: School Head/Principal

POSITION TYPE: Head of School

SCHOOL: Athena Montessori Academy

1503 Morgan Lane, Austin, TX  78704

Phone: 512-731-7875

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School Website: www.AthenaMontessoriAcademy.com

Job Description: Will work closely with Founder and Montessori Curriculum Coordinator.  Regs: school leadership or admin experience; HR, management, and operations experience; experience in licensed childcare facility; strong knowledge and understanding of early childhood development; proven capacity for problem-solving; Montessori credential.  Strong Heads are: Effective in communication, both written and oral, confident in social and public speaking situations.  Charismatic and highly confident.  Flexible and decisive.  Predictable, consistent, and reliable.  Supportive and objective.  Compassionate and empathetic.  Highly organized.  Highly ethical, demonstrating moral purpose, clarity, conviction and integrity.  Embody a growth mindset, vulnerability, and humility.  Open to different cultures and backgrounds.

Minimum Education Level Required: Bachelors

Montessori Credential Level: Unspecified

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  Yes

Anticipated Start Date:  Fall 2018

Benefits: Health insurance, paid time off, ongoing training, support and professional development opportunities.  Relocation negotiable.

Job Application Instructions: After reviewing website and mission statement, please submit cover letter, CV or resume, and three references via email.

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JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

LEVEL: Elementary 6-9

POSITION TYPE: Assistant Teacher

SCHOOL: Fraser Woods Montessori School

173 S Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470

Phone: 203-426-3390

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School Website: www.fraserwoods.com

Job Description: Fraser Woods Montessori is seeking to hire an Assistant Elementary Teacher to join our faculty for the 2018-2019 school year.  Candidates must have a passion and zeal for working with children ages 6-8.  We are looking for a caring, warm assistant teacher who has an attitude of respect for the students and faculty.  Enjoys the company of children and takes pleasure in their individual growth.  Established in 1968, Fraser Woods Montessori School is a toddler through 8th grade, co-educational independent school located in the historic town of Newtown, Connecticut.  FWM serves approximately 160 students on a beautiful 8 acre campus.

Minimum Education Level Required: High School

Montessori Credential Level: Working toward elementary credential.

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  Not at this time.

Anticipated Start Date:  8/25/18

Job Application Instructions: Please send cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

LEVEL: Early Childhood

POSITION TYPE: Assistant Teacher

SCHOOL: Fraser Woods Montessori School

173 S Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470

Phone: 203-426-3390

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School Website: www.fraserwoods.com

Job Description: Fraser Woods Montessori is seeking an Assistant Teacher with experience working with children 3 through 5 years of age starting in the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants should have a love of working with primary age children and a gentle and calm disposition.  Patience and a loving nature are also necessary.  BA/BS degree preferred.   Established in 1968, Fraser Woods Montessori School is a toddler through 8th grade, co-educational independent school located in the historic town of Newtown, Connecticut. FWM serves approximately 160 students on a beautiful 8 acre campus.  The Middle School follows a more traditional, independent school model while remaining true to FWM's Montessori values that are more prominent in the lower grades.

Minimum Education Level Required:    High School   BA/BS degree preferred.

Montessori Credential Level: Working toward accreditation.

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  Not at this time.

Anticipated Start Date:  8/25/18

Job Application Instructions: Please send cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher

LEVEL: Early Childhood

POSITION TYPE: Assistant Teacher

SCHOOL: Casa Montessori

119 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY  11231

Phone: 347-889-7309

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School Website: casamontessorinyc.com

Job Description: Casa Montessori, a small, intimate, nurturing, bilingual (Spanish) Montessori Preschool in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn seeks Full-Time, Assistant Teacher.  We are looking for a motivated teacher to join our intimate classroom environment who has a strong passion and love for early childhood.  Full-Time Position, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  NYS Teaching License preferred or enrolled in a study plan to obtain teaching license.  Candidate must either have Montessori Early Childhood training or must be working towards completing a Montessori training program.  Spanish speaker ideal (but not required).  A minimum of one year classroom experience.  Resume and two letters of recommendation required upon response.  We are a one-room school and have a very close-knit and loving community or parents and teachers.

Minimum Education Level Required:  Bachelors

Montessori Credential Level: In Progress to Complete

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  No

Anticipated Start Date:  September 2018

Job Application Instructions: Please email your resume to us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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JOB TITLE: Lead EC and Toddler Teachers Needed for 2018 School Year

LEVEL: Early Childhood  and  Toddler Teachers

POSITION TYPE: Head Teacher

SCHOOL: Urban Montessori Academy

197  8th Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA  02127

Phone: 857-400-8622

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School Website: UMAcademy.com

Job Description: 

Minimum Education Level Required:  BA

Montessori Credential Level: Early Childhood Certification

Will the school provide sponsorship for Montessori Credential training at CME|NY?:  Partial

Anticipated Start Date:  August 2018

Benefits: Transportation and Healthcare Stipends

Job Application Instructions: Email letter of interest and resume to: Shana Leap   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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