School Name: Hayward Twin Oaks Montessori School

Location: Castro Valley, California

Employment Type: Full-Time

Start Date: 08/05/2024

Description: Come join our sweet PUBLIC Montessori school in the Bay Area, CA! Our Elementary campus is home to Lower and Upper Elementary classrooms with beautiful outdoor spaces, nearby public transit, and chickens! We are looking for the right person to join our team and family. To apply, email:

Under the direction of the Principal and/or Dean, the Elementary Teacher guides students in grades 1-6th in an environment that nurtures the children's academic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs; in an environment that challenges each child to reach his/her fullest potential, in accordance with the Montessori philosophy and California State Education curriculum benchmarks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Develop lesson plans and manage the learning experiences for students to ensure the needs of the groups and individual students are met.
Assist students toward self-directed learning and normalization.
Plan, track, evaluate and report the individual progress of the students in the classroom.
Create and implement lesson plans and schedule parent conferences.
Organizes a daily lesson plan, with clear learning objectives. Lesson plans are to be turned to the Dean or/and Principal.
Maintain a neat, well-organized, and attractive prepared environment consistent with Montessori pedagogy.
Participate in professional activities designated by the Principal, which may include workshops, curriculum development, retreats, meetings, grade reporting, planning, and other professional pursuits.
Attend all pre-announced staff meetings and professional sessions, including staff, department, committee, and evening parent meetings.
Work to develop close and effective relationships with families, including opportunities to discuss and understand the child’s progress
Provide individualized tracking (recordkeeping) of student progress through school-designated platforms
Share in the rotation of arrival and dismissal responsibilities with other site staff.
Organize and lead field trips for students, including participation in overnight field trips for Upper Elementary.
Implement thorough knowledge of Montessori’s pedagogy and the school’s mission and vision.
Serve as a model of behavior and philosophy to students, families, and the support staff.
Work effectively as a member of a team.

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