Posted 2/28/19:

Position opening for the 2019-2020 school year.

Full-Time: School Year Children’s House Lead Teacher

Rock Prairie Montessori School is seeking a highly motivated, hands-on, dedicated candidate for our Children’s House program at our Janesville, WI campus. This individual will work with a mixed age Children’s House classroom of 25 - 28 students, directing their activities academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment.

To Apply, please submit resume and cover letter to: mcarver@rockprairiemontessori.com.

Position hours:  Monday through Friday 7:45 am – 4:00 pm

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum to develop interdisciplinary lessons that meet both the group and individual needs of students.

  • Prepare the classroom environment, materials, and equipment.

  • Work with students of various abilities, including those with diagnosed learning differences.

  • Supervise students at all times including transitions between activities ensuring students are accounted for, are safe, and understand what is expected of them.

  • Carefully observe students and keep daily records through work plans and daily records.

  • Help children work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect using models of behavior and intervention.

  • Promote good communication.

  • Maintain professional attitudes and foster a positive, constructive, and supportive relationship between parents, colleagues, children, and the school.

  • Assist with supervision of parent volunteers

  • Be knowledgeable of and comply with the school child disciplinary process.

  • Respect confidentially of children, parents, and staff information when appropriate.

Qualifications and Skills

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Have an IMC (MACTE) or equivalent diploma/certification for Montessori Children’s House application

  • Have a four-year baccalaureate degree or equivalent background.

  • No less than 1,040 hours experience as a teacher, assistant teacher, aide, or student intern, preferably in a Montessori classroom

  • Has a passion for working with young children.

  • Is willing to maintain ongoing required professional development (Negative TB test documentation required within 30 days of hire.)


  • Competitive pay

  • Company paid life and Long and Short-Term Disability insurance

  • Opportunity for 403(b) contributions.

  • Paid Time Off

  • Childcare tuition discounts

  • Paid professional development days