Montessori Adolescent Guide, John XXIII Montessori Center (Front Royal, VA)

Montessori Adolescent Guide, John XXIII Montessori Center (Front Royal, VA)

John XXIII Montessori Center’s Adolescent Program (ages 12-16) is growing, and we are hiring an additional guide!

We seek a faithful, mission-driven, creative, energetic, and collaborative educator passionate about selflessly serving adolescents and learning alongside them.

Partner with the existing team to support the growth of faith, mathematics, occupations (micro-economic ventures) and the sciences, humanities, creative and physical expressions, community service, and other program elements.
Present rich key lessons and opportunities across all disciplines and all aspects of the Montessori adolescent program.
Guide students in independent and collaborative projects born out of the key lessons.
Collaborate with adolescents to maintain John XXIII’s campus grounds.
Cultivate strong, professional relationships with parents.

Time Requirements
Part or Full-time (25 – 40 hours/week, depending on qualifications)
Potential hours:
Tuesday – Friday classes: 8:10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday study hall: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Any additional hours needed to maintain the grounds
Occasional field trips and evening gatherings outside of regular school hours

Practicing Catholic who upholds the teachings of the Church
Comprehensive understanding of Montessori pedagogy
Experience and insight in working with adolescents
Possession of AMI Montessori 12-18 Diploma OR AMI Montessori 12-18 Orientation Certificate preferred
If untrained in Montessori 12-18, a willingness to immediately attend Montessori adolescent training (scholarship available)
Willingness and ability to work outside in all weather and perform reasonable physical labor with students
Agricultural experience with animals and planting preferred
Experienced in the use of tools, including power tools, preferred
Strong work ethic in intellectual and manual work
Excellent verbal and written skills with students, colleagues, and parents

Please send a cover letter and resume to Nicholas Fonte at [email protected].