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At Wilmington Montessori School, we believe you will find an extraordinary place to work, a strong sense of community and a professional learning environment. 

WMS has been named one of Delaware's Top Workplaces by the News Journal for the past three years and has received a specialty award twice for having the most employees who view their work as meaningful.

What our employees say about working for WMS:
  • “I feel like I'm a part of something meaningful every day.”
  • “It allows me to do my job in a way that I can freely express my creativity.”
  • “The people are warm and welcoming to everyone who walks through the doors. We are all working towards the same goals and mission. I feel part of something bigger than myself.”
  • “They work well together as a team on behalf of the school, the students, the staff and the parents.”
All positions at WMS require an interview, a fingerprint background check (appropriate for licensed day care centers, not school-age only) with the Delaware State Police and a physical exam/health clearance form from your doctor which includes a Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test within the past 12 months. For more information about employment at WMS, email HR@wmsde.org.

WMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Music Teacher

Fall 2017
Wilmington Montessori School is accepting applications for the position of Music Teacher for the 2017-18 school year. This is a part-time position working with children between the ages of 1 and 12 years old. The hours and days of the week to be determined upon hire. This position is an opportunity for an individual to work with a highly skilled staff in an environment that is focused on the development of children as individuals. The school focuses on the whole child: physical, social, emotional and cognitive.

The successful candidate for this position will have:
  • Bachelor of Music Education
  • Experience in working with children preferably between 1 to 12 years old.
  • The ability to demonstrate the connection between music education and the development of the whole child.
  • Experience in or demonstrate knowledge of the Montessori Philosophy of Education.
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Wilmington Montessori School Mission.
Candidates interested in this position should send a cover letter addressing the above criteria, current résumé and three letters of reference to: 

Human Resources
Wilmington Montessori School
1400 Harvey Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
Fax: 302-529-7004
jobs@wmsde.org

Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers

Wilmington Montessori School is accepting applications for potential openings for Lead Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers. Potential candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education, and Montessori Certification or the willingness to obtain Montessori training.

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
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 multi-age classroom setting. He or she will create a classroom environment built on respect for and between all students, and establish a positive relationship with students, families and staff. 

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

Part-Time Assistant Teachers and On-Call Substitutes

Wilmington Montessori School is accepting applications for potential openings for part-time assistant teachers and on-call substitutes. Candidates interested in part-time positions must be available to work Monday through Friday from the hours of 3 to 6 p.m.
 
On-call substitutes days and hours will vary as they are used to cover for a regular staff person when they are out. Sometimes these days will be planned in advance, and some will be offered on the day of the absence. We run programs Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Applicants may state specific days and hours of availability, and need not be available every day.
 
We are a non-profit, year-round early childhood and elementary school participating in Delaware Stars for Early Success with a five-star rating and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Candidates must:
  • Have certification that meets Delaware First requirements or the willingness to obtain this certification.
  • Pass criminal background check and a physical.
Would you like to find a school that you can call an extended family? If so, please send a resume to jobs@wmsde.org.

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