Full-time Floater

At Harpeth Montessori, our mission is simple.  To provide children the tools to live happy and fulfilled lives.  We’re looking for a full-time floater to join our growing school.  The objective of this role is to support our Lead and Assistant teachers, in accordance with our core values.

 

Our Values:

 

At Harpeth Montessori, our values help guide our everyday actions so that we can achieve our mission.  We believe that in order to build our thriving Montessori community, it is essential for these values to be upheld by our staff, students, and families. 

  • Teaching Children How to Think, Not What to Think

  • Growth Mindset and Love of Learning

  • Explore Nature

  • Foster Community

  • Character Matters

 

The Person:

 

  • Alignment with mission and values.

  • Humble.  Quick to point out the contributions of others and slow to seek attention for their own.  Share credit, emphasize the team, and define success based on team’s overall mission.

  • Hungry.  Growth mindset.  Always looking to do more and learn more.  Self-motivated and does not need to be pushed by a manager.  Constantly thinking about the next step and next opportunity.

  • Common sense about people.  Tend to know what is happening in a group situation and how to deal with others in the most effective way.  Good judgement and intuition around the subtleties of group dynamics and the impact of words and actions.

  • Passion for education.  Passion for early childhood education and the Montessori pedagogy.

 

The Work:

  • This is a full-time position working with children ages 18 months - 12 years old.

  • Must have availability to work during the hours of 8am-4pm, Mon-Fri.

 

The Requirements:

 

  • Candidates must be 21 years of age or older

  • 1-year minimum childcare experience

  • Alignment with HM Mission and Core Values.

 

Next Steps:

If the position, culture, values, and mission at Harpeth Montessori sound like they’re the right fit for you, please apply using this form.

At Harpeth Montessori, we value building a community of people with diverse backgrounds.  We cherish economic, political, and religious freedom.  Employment is granted without discrimination to sex, race, color, religion, or national origin.