Current Openings:

Substitute Teachers

About Visalia Montessori School

Founded in 2014, Visalia Montessori School is located in the heart of Southwest Visalia. Students in grades 1-3 will attend during the 2015-16 school year led by founders/owners Nina Clancy and Melissa Dabadie. The two-classroom building will serve up to 48 students, two teachers and support staff. The Visalia Montessori School mission is to build an engaged community of respectful and compassionate learners by providing a world-class Montessori environment that supports individuality, self-discipline and a lifelong love of learning.

Position Requirements:

Head Teacher/Teacher Intern:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Montessori training for the age intended to teach from an accredited (MACTE) Montessori teacher training center with certification within one (1) year of employment at VMS
  • At least three (3) years working with elementary-aged children
  • Desire to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Multi-tasking, flexible, loving

Assistant Teacher:

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic people. The Assistant Teacher will work directly with children, helping them to set goals, solve problems, and learn to be independent leaders in the classroom. Must be flexible, loving, and able to actively serve as a role model for children. Minimum requirements include the following:

  • High school diploma
  • At least three (3) years working with elementary-aged children
  • Interest in Montessori education, willing to learn
  • Desire to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Spanish language skills a plus
  • Current authorization to work in the United States
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening including criminal background check

How to Apply

You may bring the following materials in person to Melissa Dabadie at 3502 South Linwood Street, Visalia, CA 93277:

  • VMS Employment Interest Application
  • VMS Employment Application
  • Transcripts- Official sealed copies may be sent separately
  • Resume
  • Two letters of reference