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

School Guidance Counselor

Job Description:   School Guidance Counselor

Contracted: 10 month employment

Reports To: The Executive Director and Assistant Executive Directors

Qualifications: Master’s Level School Counselor License

Purpose: Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School is seeking a guidance counselor to provide preventive services and respond to identified student needs to attain an optimum level of personal and social development for all students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Guidance Counselor will adhere to the Sterling mission, vision, guiding principles, code of ethics and standards of behavior as outlined in the Employee Policies and Procedures Handbook.
  • Montessori is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child-physical, social, emotional, and cognitive. When situations or conflicts arise with students, adults act as mediators and provide opportunities for conversations, reflection, and learning. Staff follow the Positive Discipline model and refer to the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) when needing to implement supplemental or intensive support.
  • Plans the comprehensive school counseling program with the Executive Director.
  • Work closely with administration to support the value of education and support the philosophy and vision of Sterling Montessori.
  • Accurately and appropriately uses assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling services.
  • Work with students of various abilities, including those with diagnosed learning differences; may be required to participate in meetings, planning, and training to fully serve each child’s needs. Keep updated and follow student IEP, 504, EL, Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP), Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA).
  • Respect student confidentiality by not discussing students with anyone other than their families and those faculty and staff members who work with them directly, in accordance with state and federal law.
  • Consults and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators, and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs.
  • Coordinates all counseling services for students and assists with the coordination and implementation of student services in the school.
  • Provides individual and group counseling services to meet the developmental, preventive, and remedial needs of students with identified concerns and needs Provides referrals for long-term support when needed and implements an effective follow-up process as needed.
  • Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders.
  • Obtain advance approval for all activities to be included into the classrooms or schoolwide.
  • Adheres to ethical standards of the counseling profession, abides by the laws, policies, and procedures that govern the school.

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

 

Part-Time Aftercare Teacher

Sterling Montessori is seeking a qualified Aftercare Teacher who has experience working with students ages 3 to 6 years old. 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.