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 hr@sterlingmontesori.org.


CURRENT OPENINGS

Media Specialist

Sterling is seeking a Media Specialists to coordinate and direct the activities of a School Library/Media and Technology support services.  This position will provide the leadership, instructional resources and technology services for implementation of a school library and technological program support that serves as an integral part of a curriculum development and other areas of the media program to promote student learning and teacher effectiveness.  The is a full-time/12 month position reporting to the Director of Operations.

Planning and implementing for program administration:

  • Works with school staff to design and implement short- and long-range plans to ensure balance among teaching, instructional technology, collaboration, collection development, and program management.
  • Organizes school media and technology resources in a manner that supports the mission, goals, and objectives of the school and maximizes intellectual and physical access to resources.
  • Leads in the budgetary process of the school through the Media and Technology Advisory Committee to ensure equity of access to instructional materials.
  • Leads the Media and Technology Advisory Committee in effective decision making to promote the school library media program.
  • Interacts effectively with students, staff, administration, and the general public to promote and expand the school media program.
  • Demonstrates professional integrity through ethical behavior.
  • Prepares and submits accurate reports as required
  • Carries out assigned non-instructional duties and adheres to established laws, policies, rules, and regulations

Planning and implementing for teaching and learning:

  • Plans and works collaboratively with teachers to assess learning and information needs of students and staff
  • Instructs students and staff in the effective use of ideas and information for media and technology.
  • Advocates and promotes reading and lifelong learning.
  • Leads the school's use of instructional technology to enhance learning and testing.
  • Works with the ED and school leadership team to provide flexible access to media and technology centered resources.
  • Keeps accurate inventories of print, non-print, and technology materials and equipment
  • Implements an ongoing collection development and evaluation process, in collaboration with the Media and Technology Advisory Committee, focusing on a variety of formats and resources to meet diverse learning needs.
  • Adheres to copyright as well as other laws and guidelines pertaining to the distribution and use of resources

Media Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in library science, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in schools in a support role such as
    librarian, library teacher or media coordinator.
  • Extensive knowledge of curriculum, instructional processes, and assessment;
  • Extensive knowledge of instructional technology and professional communications media; Considerable knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically, Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
  • Stay up to date with the latest communication and testing software
  • Knowledge of the latest media and technology trends.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Effective time management and organizational skills;
  • Strategic problem-solving skills, including the use of multiple data points;
  • Critical thinking skills with the initiative to learn new concepts as they relate to school library media programs;
  • Ability to create media material for various media platforms such as the web, social media, and blogs.
  • Basic budgeting skills to reconcile paid digital media placements with the available budget.
  • Upgrades professional knowledge and skills on a continual basis

Candidates should submit resumes to hr@sterlingmontessori.org

 

 

Communications Manager

The Communications Manager develops and implements clear, consistent, and engaging communication strategies to enhance the Montessori experience for all members of our community.  Oversee communication for school-wide internal and external events, including meeting with all event chairs  (PFSA, Alumni, etc).  Collaborates with the Admissions Manager and the Director of Development to accomplish the goals and objectives of those departments. This is a full-time/12 month position reporting to the Director of Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Communications Manager:

  • Ensure that families and employees are aware of related changes and projects within the school
  • Ensure that all internal and external written and spoken communications are consistent with the message framework.  
  • Responsible for maintaining the schools website-updates:  create marketing releases for recurring message, update school website and social media content, respond to all inquiries related to communications. 
  • Build relationships with parent partners and volunteers. 
  • Duties and Responsibilities to Admissions:
  • Collaborate withs the Admissions Manager to ensure content for Admissions and Sterling’s Enrollment Lottery program are ready for release.

Duties and Responsibilities to the Director of Development

  • Perform a variety of tasks, assist in the creation and development of print and online advertising, email marketing, web site management and content development.

 Duties and Responsibilities to Administrative Team/Board/PFSA:

  •  Keep Executive Director up to date on all operational functions of Communications. 
  • Works with admin team to ensure communication is conveyed to families and employees.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with Infosnap as related to Lottery and Student Information Sheets
  • Participate in school wide safety drills
  • Assist hotel/bus/field trip reservations.
  • Assist with any other responsibilities and duties as needed.

Communication Manager's skill Set

  • Must be a confident communicator and presenter
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills are essential, including ability to present concepts verbally
  • Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Superior project management and time management skills
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media
  • Self motivated with a positive and professional approach to management

Interested parties should submit resumes to hr@sterlingmontessori.org.

 

 

Behavioral Support Assistant

Behavioral Support Assistant (BSA)

Sterling Montessori is seeking a Behavioral Support Assistant (BSA) who has experience working with students ages 3-14years old. Ideal candidates have Montessori experience, or desire to learn the Montessori method. Candidates will receive a teacher assistant salary to support students, teachers, specialists and administrators with schoolwide behavioral needs. Candidates will work under the guidance of the Behavioral Specialist and the EC/Inclusion Director. 

This person should possess the following qualities:

  • A love and passion for working with children
  • A working knowledge of the varying needs of students with disabilities
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Understanding of behavior strategies/interventions
  • Skills to be able to assist with data collection.
  • Willing to take direction from lead specialist and directors
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with the staff at Sterling Montessori
  • Punctual and dependable in attendance 
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills 
  • Positive Discipline required to take
  • CPI trained (required to have or willing to be trained)

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references hr@sterlingmontessori.org.

 

 

Support/Floater

Sterling Montessori is seeking a Support/Floater who has experience working with students ages 6-14 years old. Ideal candidates have Montessori experience, or desire to learn the Montessori method. Candidates will receive a teacher assistant salary to assist in beforecare, support students, teachers, and administrators with schoolwide needs. The hours are from 8:00am-4:00pm. Candidates will work under the guidance of The Director of Student Affairs.

This person should possess the following qualities:

  • A love and passion for working with children
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Willing to take direction from lead teachers and directors
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with the staff at Sterling Montessori
  • Punctual and dependable in attendance 
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills 
  • Positive Discipline

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to hr@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 hr@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.