Go Like the Wind Montessori School offers rewarding career opportunities for qualified individuals committed to working together as a team to make a difference in a child’s life. If you are interested in joining the Go Like the Wind Montessori staff, please send us your resume with a cover letter or the completed the Employment Application that is linked at the bottom of this page.
The following employment opportunities are available:
Toddler Head Teacher
GLTW is seeking a Lead Montessori Teacher for our Toddler room on a temporary to possibly permanent basis. The position involves providing comprehensive, safe and nurturing childcare services for toddlers in a Montessori environment. In addition, organize activities, conduct developmental assessments, and create developmental plans. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with toddlers, their parents and other GLTW staff. Must have the physical strength and stamina for the physical demands of kneeling, crouching, bending, sitting at child’s level, walking, standing, lifting and handling equipment, furniture and materials.
Minimum requirements: University level degree is preferred with related course work or CDA course work preferred. Must have or be willing to obtain a Montessori credential from a MACTE approved Montessori training center. One year of experience in an early childhood program serving infants or toddlers in a developmentally appropriate environment. Clear criminal background check is also required.
Go Like the Wind Montessori School is seeking an Assistant Teacher for our Toddler Room working with children 18 months to 3 years old. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children, be a team player, knowledgeable of the Montessori philosophy, understanding of basic child development, have classroom management skills, strong communication skills, be patient, calm, and flexible. Some responsibilities include: caring for the children’s basic needs, cleaning and sanitizing the classroom and materials, and communication with parents about child’s day. Part-Time or full-time positions available. To apply please send your resume and our employment application. No phone calls please.
After School Assistant
Part – Time M-F 11-6 or 3-6 p.m. Assistant will provide care and guidance for preschool and/or school age children. Assistants provide various recreational/educational activities for students, including games, arts and crafts, baking, sports, and nature walks. Light cleaning and maintenance of the program areas is expected. Must be 18 years of age or older and a high school graduate. Previous child care employment is required, work experience with preschool/school age children is preferred. The qualified applicants must be sensitive, mature and able to relate well to both children and adults. Applicant must be comfortable sitting on the floor for periods of time and going outside to the playground on a daily basis. To apply please send your resume and our employment application. No phone calls please.
Part Time Assistant Teacher
Go Like the Wind Montessori School is seeking an Assistant Teacher for our Middle School. The ideal candidate would have a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and English major. Must also possess: strong interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to work with children, parents and other employees. Experience with Middle School children and Montessori experience preferred. The position is part time and primarily in the morning. To apply please send your resume and our employment application. No phone calls please.
Important Note: As a school and daycare provider licensed by the State of Michigan, all prospective employees are required to have a criminal background check (state and FBI), including digital fingerprinting. Only those who pass will be offered employment at our school and be reimbursed for the cost of the background check.
Employment Application (pdf)
Go Like the Wind Montessori School is an inter-denominational Christian organization dedicated to providing the highest quality Montessori education through a staff of excellent and professional educators.
We are always interested in receiving resumes from Montessori certified teachers (MACTE) for the Infant, Toddler, Preprimary, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, and Middle School classrooms. We refer first to these resumes when a teaching position becomes available in a classroom.
- Competitive Salaries
- Health Care Plan
- Short-Term Disability
- Long-Term Disability
- Flexible Medical Spending Account
- Paid Personal Days
- Paid Continuing Education
- Tuition Exchange Plan
- Traditional School Year Schedule (for faculty positions)
How to contact us:
Go Like the Wind
3540 Dixboro Lane
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fax (734) 747-6560
Employment Application (pdf)