Employment


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2021/22 CHARTER WAITLISTS
The 2021/2022 Lottery was held on March 1, 2021. Updates to the waitlists will ONLY be made when there are changes to report. Placement of students in the 1st–8th grades will begin when the current school year ends in mid-June. Please note that Sterling will continue to make offers of enrollment through the first 35 days of school.
Kindergarten (3-22-21)
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
Seventh Grade
Eighth Grade

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS
(3 and 4-year old programs available)

2021/2022 Preschool Application

Be sure to view our virtual classroom tour and sign up for a Zoom Informational Session before you apply.

CHARTER ADMISSIONS

(Kindergarten-8th Grade)

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

STERLING'S MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Sterling Montessori is to create a diverse educational community, grounded in the Montessori philosophy and teaching practices, that fosters curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking in its students. We strive to empower each student 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, particularly Lead and Assistant teachers, we encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org.


CURRENT OPENINGS

Lower Elementary Assistant

Job Type: Full-time beginning Fall 2021

Sterling Montessori is seeking a Lower Elementary Assistant who is dedicated to the vision and mission of the school. We are looking for a motivated individual willing to work under the guidance of a Montessori Lead Teacher to help carry out the developmental and learning goals of the Montessori program. They must be able to build genuine ad respectful relationships with each child and family, maintain a positive, professional attitude and implement strong classroom management skills.

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Montessori is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child-physical, social, emotional, and cognitive. When situations or conflicts arise with students, adults act as mediators and provide opportunities for conversations, reflection, and learning. Assistants follow the Positive Discipline model and refer to the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) when needing to implement supplemental or intensive support. 
  • With guidance from the lead teacher, maintain classroom routines and expectations to develop and ensure a nurturing Montessori learning environment that is healthy, safe, clean, orderly, and inviting (inside and outside). 
  • Willing to work with, and adapt to the needs of students with a variety of learning styles
  • Demonstrates excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Has strong oral communication skills
  • Is open to participating in ongoing professional development

Qualifications:

  • Two years of college preferred
  • Experience working with children ages 6-9
  • Experience working in a Montessori setting (preferred)

If interested, email resume and references to Liz Macaulay at lmacaulay@sterlingmontessori.org.

 

 

Children's House Lead Teacher

Job Type: Full-time position

Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School in Morrisville, NC. is seeking a Children’s House Lead Teacher for the 2021/2022 school year.

Job Type: Full-time

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, philosophy, and guiding principles of Sterling Montessori.
  • Able to prepare a diferentiated, nurturing Montessori learning environment.
  • Understands the development of young children and how it applies in a Montessori classroom.
  • Understands the importance of differentiation of instruction, support methods for students with or without special leaning needs.
  • Demonstrates excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Has strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Is able to collaborate with teachers, colleagues and administraqtion to develop and ensure a healthy, safe and inviting environment in which all community members are free to learn and work.
  • Is able to develop strong partnerships with parents, colleagues and administration.
  • Lead parent-teacher conferences.
  • Is skilled in using email, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Google Drive.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited University 
  • State License (or willing to pursue NC licensure) 
  • AMS/AMI Primary Montessori Certification 
  • Experience working with 3-6 year old children 
  • Experience working in a Montessori Setting (preferred)

Email resume and references to Josie Spreher at jspreher@sterlingmontessori.org

 

 

Children's House Assistant

Job Type: Full-time beginning Fall 2021

Sterling Montessori is seeking a qualified Primary Children's House Assistant who is dedicated to the vision and mission of the school.

We are looking for a motivated individual with Montessori experience working with students ages 3 to 6, or a person who has the desire to learn the Montessori Method. Candidates must be willing to work under the guidance of a Montessori Lead Teacher to help carry out the developmental and learning goals of the Montessori program. They must be able to build genuine and respectful relationships with each child and family, maintain a positive and professional attitude, and implement strong classroom management skills.

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Montessori is an approach that values the human spirit and the development of the whole child-physical, social, emotional, and cognitive. When situations or conflicts arise with students, adults act as mediators and provide opportunities for conversations, reflection, and learning.
  • Assistants follow the Positive Discipline model and refer to the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) when needing to implement supplemental or intensive support. 
  • With guidance from the lead teacher, maintain classroom routines and expectations to develop and ensure a nurturing Montessori learning environment that is healthy, safe, clean, orderly, and inviting (inside and outside). 
  • Willing to work with, and adapt to the needs of students with a variety of learning styles
  • Demonstrates excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving skills and attention to detail. 
  • Has strong oral communication skills
  • Is open to participating in ongoing professional development

Qualifications:

  • Two years of college preferred
  • Experience working with children ages 3 to 6
  • Experience working in a Montessori setting (preferred)

For consideration for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to fmasterson@sterlingmontessori.org.

 

 

Children's House Support/Floater

Sterling Montessori is seeking a Support/Floater who has experience working with students ages 3-6 years old. Ideal candidates have Montessori experience, or desire to learn the Montessori method. Candidates will receive a teacher assistant salary to support students, teachers, and administrators with schoolwide needs. Candidates will work under the guidance of certified Children’s House teachers and Section Director. 

This person should possess the following qualities:

  • A love and passion for working with children
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Willing to take direction from lead teachers and directors
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with the staff at Sterling Montessori
  • Punctual and dependable in attendance 
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills 
  • Positive Discipline 

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Fay Masterson at fmasterson@sterlingmontessori.org.

 

 

Behavioral Specialist

Sterling Montessori is seeking a full time Behavior Specialist who has experience working with students in K-8th grade. The Behavioral Specialist will be responsible for the development and implementation of behavioral and social skills programs for all students either in the MTSS process or identified for special education services as outlined in laws, policies, and procedures.  The position will begin August 2021 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.

Professional Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, philosophy, and guiding principles of Sterling Montessori.
  • Understands the development of children K-8th grade and how it applies in the classroom.
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of functional behavior assessments/behavior interventions plans and crisis plans for identified students
  • Implements Positive Discipline techniques
  • Provides social skills instruction/intervention to students utilizing research based approved curricula
  • Collaborate with the general education teachers and the EC team for push in and pull out services
  • Develops strong partnerships with students, colleagues and administration.
  • Implement engaging instruction, based on the IEP goals and objectives of each student
  • Prepares documents and reports necessary to facilitate parent teacher conferences, IEP meetings, or other meetings requested by parents or school administration.    
  • Demonstrates excellent skills in organization, classroom management, problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Has strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Is skilled in using email, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Google Drive when needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited University (required)
  • Valid North Carolina Educator’s License in an exceptional children (EC) education area K-8th grade (required).
  • Trained in applied behavior analysis, positive behavioral strategies used to prevent or deescalate behavior, or agreement to complete the district approved training within a designated timeframe
  • Montessori Certification or Experience (preferred)
  • Experience working with children from Kindergarten through 8th grade (preferred)

We offer an excellent benefits package and compensation that is comparable to the Wake County pay scale.

Please send a cover letter, resume and three references 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 view our Substitute Presentation for more information and requirements.  We look forward to hearing from you.


It is the policy of Sterling Montessori to provide all applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities and to provide current employees with training, compensation, promotion, and other attributes of employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation, except where sex, age, or physical requirements are essential occupational qualifications. All candidates will be evaluated on their merits and qualifications for positions. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation.