Teacher Director

Lefferts Gardens Montessori School (LGMS), an inclusive, successful, family-owned, progressive pre-kindergarten school in Prospect Lefferts Gardens Brooklyn, is expanding to elementary level in September 2014. Lefferts Gardens Montessori Elementary (LGME) will serve 80 children between five and 10 years old. LGME will have mixed-age classrooms with a 10:1 student-teacher ratio. The Teacher-Director’s position will implement Montessori curriculum and philosophy for children ages five to ten years old, and also will be a vital part of building the school from the ground up. This is a unique leadership opportunity to collaborate with a supportive, successful administrative team, who fosters an engaging and nurturing school environment, in a culturally diverse neighborhood.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

The Teacher-Director will:

Lead, coach and serve as a role model to teaching staff and encourage open communication and collaboration

Develop and implement the Montessori philosophy and curriculum for ages 5-10

Establish a culture of learning and mentor teachers

Actively teach during the enrollment and building phase

Collaborate with Administration

Be part of the team that recruits teachers and assistants who match our culture

Model a love for Montessori Education and respect for all children

Teacher-Director Job Requirements:

  • Lower Elementary Montessori certified from an accredited training program
    • Minimum of five (5) years teaching in a lower elementary Montessori school
    • Educational Director experience a bonus

How to apply

Submit your rèsumé along with a cover letter to lgmelementary@gmail.com

Brooklyn, New York
Lefferts Gardens Montessori School (LGMS)