Employment

Sterling Montessori welcomes employment inquiries at any time during the year. In general, most interviewing and hiring for faculty positions occurs in the winter/spring; however, we will accept resumes throughout the year. Below are job descriptions for positions we are always interested in reviewing:

Children's House Lead Teacher Lower Elementary Lead Teacher Upper Elementary Lead Teacher Middle School Humanities Teacher Middle School Math/Science Teacher

If interested, we encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org.


CURRENT OPENINGS

Middle School Math/Science Teacher

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School in Morrisville, NC. is seeking a Middle School Math and Science teacher beginning January 20, 2022.

Job Type: Full-time
Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, philosophy, and guiding principles of Sterling Montessori
  • Curriculum planning and development - Understand North Carolina state’s requirements for math and science learning standards (Common Core) in the middle grades (7th/8th) and create and implement a Math/Science curriculum in accordance with the state’s requirements and the school’s principles and philosophy.
  • A passion for and dedication to implementing Montessori best practices at the secondary level
  • Utilize and improve the implementation of school-wide Positive Discipline practices
  • Understand and be able to implement current researched “best practices” for middle grades education, including differentiation of instruction, support methods for students with special learning needs, and strategies for gifted or advanced students.
  • Excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving, and attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Collaborate with teachers, colleagues, and administration to develop and ensure a healthy, safe, and inclusive environment in which all community members are free to learn and work
  • Skilled in using email and Google Suite (docs, sheets, slides) and online research
  • Develop strong partnerships with parents/guardians and colleagues
  • Lead parent/guardian-teacher conferences
  • Plan and participate in field trips

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited University (required)
  • State License (or willing to pursue NC licensure) (required)
  • Montessori Adolescent Training (or willing and able to pursue Adolescent training) (required)
  • Experience working with middle school students (preferred)
  • Experience working in a Montessori Setting (preferred)

E-mail resume and references to Josie Spreher at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org

 

 

Full-Time Lead Art Teacher

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School in Morrisville, NC. is seeking an art teacher for the 2021-22 school year. The Art Teacher, using the Montessori Method according to AMS standards, will implement engaging instruction aligned with the NC standard course of study benchmarks, as the basis and foundation of their work with students. 

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, philosophy, and guiding principles of Sterling Montessori
  • Able to prepare a differentiated, nurturing Montessori learning environment.
  • Understands the development of children K-8th grade and how it applies in the classroom.
  • Responsible for training, supervision, weekly meetings, goals and evaluation of assistant teachers.
  • Understands the importance of differentiation of instruction, support methods for students with or without special learning needs.
  • Demonstrates excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Has strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Is able to collaborate with students, colleagues and administration to develop and ensure a healthy, safe, and inviting environment in which all community members are free to learn and work. 
  • Is able to develop strong partnerships with students, colleagues and administration.
  • Is skilled in using email, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Google Drive when needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited University (required)
  • State License (required) 
  • Montessori Certification or Experience (preferred)
  • Experience working with children from Kindergarten through 8th grade
  • Experience working in a Montessori Setting (preferred)

E-mail resume and references to Josie Spreher at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org

 

 

Middle School Associate Teacher

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School in Morrisville, NC. is seeking a full-time Middle School AssociateTeacher for the current school year.

An associate teacher has the challenging and rewarding opportunity to aide the teacher in making a positive mark on students early in their educational career. Being an associate teacher allows you to connect with students in a positive, engaging way that helps them learn in the ways they are most successful.

Job Type: Full-time

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, philosophy, and guiding principles of Sterling Montessori
  • Dedicated to implementing Montessori best practices at the secondary level
  • Utilize and improve the implementation of school-wide Positive Discipline practices  
  • Excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving, and attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Collaborate with teachers, colleagues, and administration to develop and ensure a healthy, safe, and inviting environment in which all community members are free to learn and work
  • Ability to be flexible, independent, adaptable and take initiative
  • Skilled in using email and full Google suite (email, docs, sheets, slides) and online research
  • Plan and participate in school activities such as movie nights, graduation, and dances
  • Develop strong partnerships with parents and colleagues
  • Attend and actively participate in all Middle School team meetings
  • Provide academic support during Independent Work Time and Study Hall
  • Assist lead teachers in grading and evaluation of student project and classwork
  • Lead a middle school advisory group to include daily student-teacher conferences and morning meetings
  • Lead parent-teacher conferences
  • Plan and participate in field trips

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a Montessori setting (preferred)
  • Experience working with middle school students (preferred)
  • Two years of college (required)

Interested Candidates: share resume with Justin Tosco jtosco@sterlingmontessori.org

 

 

Part-Time Aftercare Teacher

Sterling Montessori is seeking qualified Aftercare Teachers who have experience working with students ages 3 to 6 years old, or elementary-aged students. Ideal candidates have Montessori experience, or desire to learn the Montessori Method. Candidates will work 3:00-6:00 pm under the guidance of the Aftercare Supervisor.

This person should possess the following qualities:

  • A love and passion for working with children
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with the staff and parents at Sterling Montessori.
  • Punctual and dependable in attendance
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Josie Spreher, at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org

 

 

Substitute Teachers

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School is always interested in adding substitute teachers to our on-call list. We use this list to provide coverage in our classrooms (Children’s House – Middle School) when a teacher is out.

The first step towards becoming a substitute at Sterling is to view our Substitute Presentation for more information and requirements.  We look forward to hearing from you.


STERLING'S MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Sterling Montessori is to create a diverse educational community, grounded in the Montessori philosophy and teaching practices, that fosters curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking in its students. We strive to empower each student to become life-long learners who respect themselves, others and their environment.


It is the policy of Sterling Montessori to provide all applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities and to provide current employees with training, compensation, promotion, and other attributes of employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation, except where sex, age, or physical requirements are essential occupational qualifications. All candidates will be evaluated on their merits and qualifications for positions. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation.