Employment

International Montessori Academy is a private school serving Toddlers through Fifth Grade across three campuses in Bellevue and Seattle, Washington. IMA presents a broad range of multilingual experiences by blending the foundations of Montessori practices with language immersion. IMA offers bilingual and full immersion programs in English, Spanish, Japanese and Mandarin.
•    Toddler Programming: 15 months – 2 ½ years old
•    Primary Programming: 2 ½ - 6 years old
•    Elementary Programming: 1st – 5th Grade

IMA is interviewing for the following positions across all three campuses:
•    Lead Toddler Montessori Teachers (Native English-Speaking Teachers)
•    Lead Primary Montessori Teachers (Native English-Speaking Teachers)
•    Toddler Assistant Teachers  (Native Chinese-Speaking or Native Spanish-Speaking Teachers)
•    Primary Assistant Teachers (Native Chinese-Speaking or Native Spanish-Speaking Teachers)
•    Elementary (1st-5th Grade) Chinese Language Instructor (Native Chinese-Speaking Teacher)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR LEAD TEACHERS:
·       Fluent in the specified language, native speaker 
·       Experience working as a Lead Teacher for at least one year
·       Montessori Certification required (AMI or AMS)
·       Please communicate if you have a specified visa or OPT requirements IMA needs to accommodate upon hire

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSISTANT TEACHERS:
·       Fluent in the specified language, a native speaker (Mandarin, or Spanish) depending upon the open position
·       Experience working with the defined age group in childcare or school setting for a minimum of 1 year
·       Montessori Certification preferred but not required for an Assistant Teacher position
·       Please communicate if you have a specified visa or OPT requirements IMA needs to accommodate upon hire

SCHEDULE AND BENEFITS
·       Full-Time positions, Monday-Friday. Hours vary between 8:00-6:00 p.m.
·       Part-Time positions may be available and discussed depending upon the location
·       Competitive monthly salary
·       Benefits include Medical, Dental, enrollment in 401(k)
·       Paid vacation, holidays and time off in alignment with the school calendar and breaks
·       Paid sick time
Application and Interview Process:       
•    Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter to employment@intlmontessoriacademy.com. In your e-mail, please list the specific position you are applying for and your campus of choice (Capitol Hill, Eastgate or West Bellevue).
•    Qualified applicants will be scheduled for an interview.
•    Applicants who are a good fit for the position are invited back after interviewing for a second, working interview to observe and work in the classroom. These vary but usually last approximately 2 hours.
•    IMA is currently contracting for the 2019-2020 school year and will finalize the process once an offer has been extended to the applicant. 
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Please email employment@intlmontessoriacademy.com for further information.