Employment Opportunities at MdMCS

Montessori del Mar Community School & Children’s House in Fort Bragg, CA:

  • A Montessori preschool & elementary program on the beautiful North coast of California.  

  • Located in a rural community on the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by Redwoods.  

  • Has a ten year history in our community and a reputation as an inclusive and friendly learning community.

  • Staff enjoy a full array of Montessori materials, collaborative leadership, a supportive Board of Directors, and competitive salaries.

 

Children’s House Head Teacher/Site Supervisor (Full-time)

The Children’s House of MDMCS is a Montessori preschool-primary program serving ages 3 and 4. It is a part of the Montessori del Mar Community School, an elementary school serving ages 4-12 years, and is overseen by the Executive Director of MdMCS. We are the only Montessori school and preschool program on the Coast! Our school is known for its nurturing, inclusive, and well thought out learning environment and thriving and engaged parent community.  With the opening of our children’s house, MDMCS continues to expand while keeping central the success and Montessori experience of every child.

 

We expect the following from The Children’s House Head Teacher:

  • Design, lead, and maintain a primary Montessori classroom 

  • Implement Montessori lessons through careful observation and planning

  • Guide students through the routines, expectations and materials of the prepared learning environment

  • Communicate professionally and effectively with the MdMCS community

  • Take initiative and be creative in program design and success

  • Abide by the MdMCS Mission, Vision, and Values Statement

  • Carry out all specific procedures and tasks as outlined by the MdMCS Employee Handbook

 

Qualifications:

Primary (3-6) Montessori certification

Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or similar

15 units in early childhood/child development

3 units in staff relations/administration

2 plus years experience in Primary classroom

CPR certified

 

Salary is dependent on experience. Monthly health benefits compensation offered in addition to salary. Our administrative team will handle all the administrative tasks so you can focus on the children! Please email brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed, Executive Director, at chloedirector@montessoridelmar.org

Classroom Assistant

This is an opportunity for aspiring educators to work with experienced Montessori teachers and serve students and families that are engaged in the school community and committed to the Montessori philosophy.  Classroom assistants work with the lead teacher to prepare and maintain an orderly, attractive, and joyful environment. They provide another pair of observant, attentive eyes and ears. Classroom assistants are also crucial in modeling courteous and respectful behavior as well as contributing to the warm, supportive, and calm atmosphere that is the hallmark of Montessori classrooms.  This is a part-time (immediate opening) assistant position in our Lower Elementary classroom (ages 6 to 9 years).

 

Effective classroom assistants:

  • Supports the teacher

  • Prepares and maintains the environment

  • Observe student behaviors and assist in record keeping of observations

  • Models grace and courtesy

  • Helps to prepare materials for lessons

  • Assists in the development of independence in the children

  • Attend open houses and teacher in-service as directed 

  • Carry out all specific procedures and responsibilities as outlined by the MdMCS Employee Handbook

 

Classroom assistants work with the lead teacher to prepare and maintain an orderly, attractive, and joyful environment. They provide another pair of observant, attentive eyes and ears. Classroom assistants are also crucial in modeling courteous and respectful behavior as well as contributing to the warm, supportive, and calm atmosphere that is the hallmark of Montessori classrooms.

 

A qualified classroom assistant candidate has:

  • A High School Diploma

  • 6-12 credits in early childhood/child development 

  • An affinity for and/or experience working with children

  • A willingness to learn about Montessori philosophy, take direction and take responsibility for designated tasks

  • Developed organizational and communication skills

  • Bilingual English/Spanish-speaking candidates are welcome

 

Please email brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed, Executive Director, at chloedirector@montessoridelmar.org.

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Call us:

707-964-7311

Find us: 

22850 N. Highway 1 Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Montessori del Mar Community School Non-discrimination Policy

Montessori del Mar Community School does not discriminate in employment or in the admission or expulsion of a child on the basis of gender, national origin, ancestry, primary language, race, religion, class, handicap or disability or the marital status, religious beliefs, sexual preference, or political persuasion of the employee, student or student's family.