Daycroft School seeks faculty and staff who support the three Montessori philosophies that we believe creates the best learning environment for our students.  A classroom environment that allows for uninterrupted periods of student creativity and exploration.   Where learning is student-centered with individualized academic and social-emotional learning.  And lastly, a community that is committed to fostering human relationships that are rooted in mutual respect for all members of the community.

Position Summary

The Lead elementary teacher will lead their own in-person classroom in partnership with an associate teacher.  Responsibilities include teaching Montessori math, reading and writing workshops, culture, and science units.  Looking for an energetic and patient teacher who has demonstrated the ability to effectively teach and bring creativity into an elementary classroom.   At Daycroft we have a close-knit community where teachers help one another, partner with one another, and support one another in helping our students.


Create an engaging learning environment that fosters student interest and independence.
Deliver differentiated lessons to meet students in their learning process.
Work collaboratively with our specialty teachers to build upon classroom lessons in math, geography, culture and reading & writing.
Meet weekly with elementary staff to discuss curriculum and projects.
Give written comments back on student’s work in a timely manner.
Attend faculty meetings and participate in lunch recess activities.

Experience and Professional Competencies

Experienced Montessori trained teacher with a minimum of 2 years experience.
Elementary Montessori Certification preferred
Culturally competent and culturally aware of the curriculum taught
A bachelor’s degree
Daycroft School is committed to an inclusive program and a diverse faculty and student body.  Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email an updated resume and a brief description as to their interest in the position to: DavidL@daycroft.org

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About Daycroft School

Daycroft School is a toddler through grade 6 Montessori-inspired school in Ann Arbor committed to empowering each student with confidence, compassion, and a lifelong love of learning. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is imperative for providing the best learning environment for students as they navigate an increasingly complicated world.