Montessori Teacher

Job Title: Montessori Teacher (Female)
Location: Lekki, Lagos State.


Our client, a reputable Montessori School is seeking to hire a competent and qualified Montessori Teacher. The candidate will help direct students’ activities academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach his/her full potential in these developmental areas, in accordance with Montessori philosophy and procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develops lesson plans and manages the learning experiences for students to ensure the needs of the groups and individual students are met.
  • Assists students toward self-directed learning and normalization.
  • Maintains a neat, well organized, and attractive prepared environment consistent with Montessori pedagogy.
  • Participates in professional activities designated by the Head of School, which may include workshops, curriculum retreats, meetings, grade reporting, planning, and other professional pursuits.
  • Attends all pre-announced staff meetings and professional sessions, including staff, level, committee and, evening parent meetings.
  • Works to develop close and effective relationships with parents, including opportunities to discuss and understand the child’s individual progress; encourages them to bond with both the class and the larger school community; provides individualized tracking of student progress.
  • Participates in the admissions process, speaking from time to time with prospective families at the request of the Head of School.
  • Follows the school’s policies and procedures for student evaluation and record keeping, meeting all due dates as required; includes the administration of standardized tests (if applicable).
  • Assesses the needs of the class and prepares requests for materials, furnishings, framework of the budgeting process; updates inventory list and submits to Head of School on last day of school.

Education & Experience:

  • MACTE Montessori trained and certified
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education or any related field.
  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years’ experience as a traditional classroom teacher for ages 6-9.
  • Previous experience in teaching in a Montessori setting preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and skill in instructional principles, methods and techniques of Montessori program.
  • Skill in obtaining, clarifying and exchanging information
  • Skill in classroom management
  • Skill in handling student discipline
  • Ability to organize and coordinate activities
  • Ability to serve as role model and treat students as individuals in a professional manner
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse setting
  • Ability to make supplementary Montessori materials for classroom
  • Ability to fully participate as a team member in a professional learning community
  • Ability to embrace and incorporate the Montessori philosophy
Job Category: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

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