OrganizationMontessori School of Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJuly 17, 2024
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$33-37,000 for the academic year (mid-August through early June), benefits include health coverage, PTO, holiday pay, and Simple IRA.


We are looking for a Primary (3-6) Teacher for the 2025-2026 school year in an established classroom at our Gordon Ave location.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating a nurturing and stimulating environment that promotes the intellectual, social, and emotional development of children aged 3-6 years using the Montessori method.

Job Duties

Responsibilities include: supporting Montessori Philosophy and children’s social-emotional development, planning and recording lessons, ongoing observation, maintaining clean and orderly classroom spaces with the help of the children and other adults, communicating with families and other staff, ensuring safe supervision of children, and amplifying respect and joy in our community.

Skills Required

Candidates should hold Children’s House/Primary certification from a MACTE-accredited training center or be willing to begin training before starting work and have previous experience in an early childhood setting.
We are looking for individuals who will be committed to upholding Montessori techniques and philosophy while supporting colleagues and families with an emphasis on collaboration and support. Candidates must be reliable, consistent, and flexible; love and understand children; and be able to spend time on the floor/easily get down to children’s level.
Punctuality and strong written and verbal communication skills are a must, as is a deep respect for children and our environment. We strive to create to a joyful, diverse, and peaceful school.

Work Schedule

8-3, M-F, some late afternoon or evening events

Additional Info

The Montessori School of Charlottesville has provided Montessori education in the Charlottesville area for over 45 years. We aim to create an ideal environment where children and adults can work with respect and joy to reach their full potential.
The Montessori School of Charlottesville does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender presentation, sexual orientation, or disability in the administration of its educational mission. This policy applies to all aspects of the school, including admissions, employment, and scholarship programs. We are committed to building a diverse community and encourage you to apply.