Employment Opportunities:

Infant/Toddler Teacher

IMS Values: Love, Respect, Integrity, Peace, Excellence
Reports To: Program Director
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week,Full-time / 12 months per year.

Basic Qualifications:
Meet school / state health requirements, including TB test, immunizations, and physical.
Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field and a minimum of two years direct experience working with children aged 0-3 years.
Montessori, RIE, or Reggio experience a plus
Willingness to learn and grow with the IMS community of educators through ongoing professional development

This position requires love, patience and respect for children, and a commitment to encouraging children to be independent. We are seeking collaborative team players with communication and listening skills. A successful candidate for this position will work with their team to provide Instruction to children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth utilizing Montessori Educational philosophy.

Love of children and families required!

Work in harmony with a team of teachers to create a Montessori learning environment for children 3 months to 3 years.
Supervise children and maintain OCFS New York State safety regulatory standards
Adhere to AMS guidelines and standards as a Full Member School, for the purpose of maintaining quality and excellence in the program
Utilize Montessori philosophy to foster children’s independence and development through child centered curriculum
Foster supportive, positive relationships with families
Participate in seasonal community events
Other duties as assigned

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits eligible. Cover letter, resume and references required for consideration.

IMS provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender or gender expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Substitute Teacher

If you enjoy a new experience every day, and enjoy getting to know children and teachers in varied classrooms (3 months — 6 years old) consider becoming an on-call substitute at Ithaca Montessori School. You tell us your availability on each day of the week between the hours of 7:30am and 5:30pm, and we will call you when opportunities arise within those parameters. Job requirements are good listening skills, willingness to ask questions and to follow the direction of the lead teacher, love and respect for young people, and an interest in learning about the Montessori Method of education.

Please respond with resume and cover letter to: ellen@ithacamontessori.org