Overview

Summary of Position:

The teacher at WMS is responsible for planning and implementing integrated instruction for students to address their cognitive, social, emotional and physical needs within a multiage classroom setting. He/she will create a classroom environment built on respect for and between all students, and establish a positive relationship with students, families, and staff.

The ideal teacher possesses:

  • Passion for teaching and learning
  • Desire to collaborate with others
  • Commitment to understand children as individuals
  • Flexibility to meet individual needs of all children
  • Ability to integrate technology into all areas of study

Potential candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education, and Montessori Certification or the willingness to obtain Montessori training.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest with salary requirements, résumé, and contact information for three professional references to jobs@wmsde.org.

About Wilmington Montessori School

Founded in 1964, Wilmington Montessori School is one of the largest Montessori schools in the country, serving children ages 12 months to 14 years. WMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society, Middle States Association and NAEYC, and has received a five-star designation from Delaware Stars for Early Success. Our goal is to meet children where they are and provide the support needed to grow as a learner. WMS is a collaborative learning community rooted in Montessori principles, inspiring the joyful discovery of self and a passion for learning and independent thinking. We empower children to be knowledgeable and responsible contributors to the global community.