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PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS

2020/2021 Preschool Application (3- and 4–year-olds)

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Charter Admissions

For general information about Sterling Montessori's admissions and lottery process, please visit our Charter Admissions page.

STERLING'S MISSION STATEMENT

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School is a diverse educational community built on the Montessori philosophy that fosters curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking in its students. At Sterling, teachers follow students’ individual needs to achieve personal academic excellence and to become life-long learners who respect themselves, others, and their environment.

Sterling Montessori welcomes employment inquiries at any time during the year. In general, most interviewing and hiring for faculty positions occurs in the winter/spring; however, we will accept resumes throughout the year. If you are interested in joining our team, we encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org.


CURRENT OPENINGS

Exceptional Children's Teacher

Sterling Montessori is seeking a full time Exceptional Children’s teacher who has experience working with students in K-8th grade. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree and EC licensure. Ideal candidates have Montessori experience or a desire to learn the Montessori method. The position will begin as early as October, 2020 and the hours are from 8-4. Sterling Montessori has a strong and collegial EC department which includes four full time special education teachers, a behavioral specialist, as well as related service personnel. This position will provide opportunities to collaborate with the EC group as well as to work in both inclusion and pullout settings.

This person should possess the following qualities:

  • Have a firm commitment to upholding the school's mission
  • A love and passion for working with children
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with the staff at Sterling Montessori
  • Punctual and dependable in attendance
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Collaborate with the general education teachers and the EC team for push in and pull out services
  • Implementing engaging instruction, based on the IEP goals and objectives of each student
  • Preparing documents and reports necessary to facilitate parent teacher conferences, IEP meetings, or other meetings requested by parents or school administration.    

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Josie Spreher at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org.

Exceptional Children Behavioral Specialist

Sterling Montessori is seeking a full time Behavior Specialist who has experience working with students in K-8th grade. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree and EC licensure. Ideal candidates have Montessori experience OR a desire to learn the Montessori method. The position will begin as early as October, 2020 and the hours are from 8-4. Sterling Montessori has a strong and collegial EC department which includes four full time special education teachers, as well as related service personnel. This position will provide opportunities to collaborate with the EC group as well as to work in both inclusion and pullout settings.

  • Have a firm commitment to upholding the school's mission.
  • A love and passion for working with children.
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with the staff at Sterling Montessori.
  • Punctual and dependable in attendance.
  • Good judgement and decision making.
  • Must have an understanding of behavioral characteristics associated with behavior disorders.
  • Designs and implements behavior intervention plans
  • Collaborate with the general education teachers and the EC team for push in and pull out services.
  • Implementing engaging instruction, based on the IEP goals and objectives of each student.
  • Preparing documents and reports necessary to facilitate parent teacher conferences, IEP meeting, or other meetings requested by parents or school administration.  

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Josie Spreher at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org.

Middle School Math/Science Teacher

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School in Morrisville, NC. is seeking a Middle School Math and Science teacher.

Job Type: Full-time

Professional Skills/Responsibilities

  • Commitment to the mission, philosophy and guiding principles of Sterling Montessori
  • Curriculum planning and development - Understand North Carolina state's requirements for math and science learning standards (Common Core) in the middle grades (7th/8th) and create and implement a Math/Science curriculum in accordance with the state's requirements and the school's principles and philosophy.
  • A passion for and dedication to implementing Montessori best practices at the secondary level.
  • Utlize and improve the implementation of school-wide Positive Discipline practices.
  • Understand and be able to implement current researched "best practices" for middle grades education, including differentiation of instruction, support methods for students with special learning needs and strategies for gifted or advanced students.
  • Excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving and attention to detail.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Collaborate with teachers, colleagues and administration to develop and ensure a healthy, safe and inclusive environment in which all community members are free to learn and work.
  • Skilled in using email, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Google Drive and online research.
  • Develop strong partnerships with parents and colleagues.
  • Lead parent-teacher conferences.
  • Plan and participate in field trips.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited University.
  • State License (or willing to pursue NC licensure)
  • Montessori Adolescent Training (or willing and able to pursure Adolescent training)
  • Experience working with middle school students (preferred)
  • Experience working in a Montessori Setting (preferred)

E-mail resume and reference to Josie Spreher at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org

Substitute Teachers

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School is always interested in adding substitute teachers to our on-call list. We use this list to provide coverage in our classrooms (Children’s House – Middle School) when a teacher is out.

The first step towards becoming a substitute at Sterling is to complete an employment application and send your resume to Denise Kimball, HR/Data Manager at dkimball@sterlingmontessori.org.