Playground Aide

MCS is seeking a part-time childcare worker who will work in several functional areas. including pre-school children’s lunch, playground, nap room  and afterschool care.   Responsibilities include assisting with lunch and naptime, monitoring the playground and working in the afterschool care program.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, flexible and dedicated team player who is patient and caring and possesses a positive attitude, nurturing personality, and loves working with children.  This individual must be able to effectively supervise children in safe learning/play activities and facilitate the development of social skills.  Previous relevant experience is preferred.

Hours:  Monday –Friday from 11:30 am -2:00 pm.   Salary: $16 per hour.   Status: Non-exempt

Job Requirements:  12 core ECE units required.    Must pass a criminal background clearance and meet immunization requirements for childcare workers.

To apply or for more information, please email Melanie Newhouse with your resume, cover letter and transcripts at m.newhouse@mcssb.org

Substitute Teacher

Montessori Center School is hiring great substitute teachers. Minimum of 12 ECE units required for pre-school substitute teachers. Teaching experience is preferred. Substitutes must pass a criminal background check.

To apply or for more information, please email Melanie Newhouse with your resume, cover letter and transcripts at m.newhouse@mcssb.org

Head Teacher

Montessori Center School is always looking for exceptional people to join our staff. We invite Montessori trained teachers to submit their resumes at any time for consideration as head teacher openings occur. We have multiple classrooms at each level: IT, EC, E1 & E2. Please contact Melanie Newhouse regarding what specific openings may be available.

Benefits: Great work environment (peers, program support, facilities, locale); competitive salary based on education and experience; exceptional benefits (100% medical and life insurance, dental insurance option, up to 8% retirement, 6 weeks paid vacation in 9.5 month school year plus medical and personal leave, tuition remission and free childcare, continuing education and training funds, FLEX accounts, options for summer employment, and more)

Montessori Center School is an equal opportunity employer.

Melanie Newhouse, Associate Administrator
(805) 683-9383 ext. 109

Lower Elementary Head Teacher

Montessori Center School (MCS) has a rare opening in its Lower Elementary Program for a full-time Head Teacher. Must have MACTE accredited AMS or AMI Primary Credential as well as a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. A minimum of three years’ experience as a Head Teacher is preferred. This is a full-time position eligible for benefits.

MCS (www.mcssb.org) is an independent, non-profit school in its 55th year of operation with approximately 245 students from 18 months to 6th grade. The school is located on the Central Coast of California, in the beautiful community of Goleta adjacent to Santa Barbara.

Deadline for applications is March 1, 2020. Please submit a cover letter, resume, educational transcripts and/or diplomas, and three references that can document your commitment to providing a quality Montessori education. Candidates invited to interview will be required to give a Montessori Lower Elementary lesson of their choice.

Montessori Center School is an Equal Opportunity Employer licensed by the DSS (Lic# 426205239). Clean criminal background check and CPR/First Aid training are required for this position.

Please submit information electronically to Melanie Jacobs, Head of School. ( m.jacobs@mcssb.org)

Upper Elementary Head Teacher

Montessori Center School is seeking an upper elementary head teacher for the 2020-2021 school year starting in August, 2020. We are looking for someone to join our dynamic upper elementary team which serves approximately 40 students.

A Bachelor’s Degree, AMS or AMI Elementary II credential and at least 3 years classroom experience in a Montessori setting is required for this position. The ideal candidate will be a team player who has a desire to collaborate with colleagues, administration and parents to deliver a high quality Montessori education for his/her students. An open, calm, flexible demeanor, strong communication skills, professionalism, and a deep appreciation for the Montessori method and philosophy are some of the traits we are looking for in interested applicants. Overnight trips, backpacking excursions, special events and support of our specialist programs in Spanish, physical education, music, art, library, drama and computer are all part of our upper elementary program.

Feel free to contact Melanie Jacobs at m.jacobs@mcssb.org for more details about this incredible opportunity to be part of our amazing school. Criminal record clearance and CPR training is required for this position. This is a full time position with benefits.Salary depending on education and experience.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, copies of degrees and credentials, 3 references and 3 letters of recommendations to Melanie Jacobs at m.jacobs@mcssb.org. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2020.

Montessori Center School is an Equal Opportunity Employer licensed by the DSS (Lic# 426205239)