With Dr. Maria Montessori’s research-based philosophy and curriculum as our foundation, we provide toddlers to adolescents an authentic, individualized learning experience that cultivates an unparalleled depth of knowledge. The Part Time Music Teacher has the unique opportunity to work with an exceptional team of professionals to elevate this well-established, highly loved and respected school to heights that ensure both its longevity and continued wide-spread impact. Gladwyne Montessori is the education of the future… Here. Now.
This is a 10-month, part time position.
The Part Time Music Teacher:
Skillfully delivers music instruction to children spanning ages 2 years to 12 years
Possesses strong content knowledge and skillful musical application with a variety of instruments
Creates a peaceful, prepared environment which is conducive to high-level, developmentally appropriate learning that supports the executive function skills of each child
Works with other members of the Teaching Faculty and Senior Leadership to ensure continuity of curriculum and communication
Engages children in peaceful, effective positive behavior support.
Reads and abides by the policies and procedures of Gladwyne Montessori School.
Assists in duties beyond the classroom as requested by Head of School.
Must be able to:
lift up to 35 pounds
sit comfortably on the floor with children
bend, squat, kneel with ease
Move and organize classroom tables and chairs, move about the building as needed
Bachelor degree in music education preferred
Must have a minimum of 2-years of experience teaching music to children.
Must have knowledge of minimum standards, health and safety practices, social and emotional development and classroom management
Must be reliable, flexible, positive, patient, warm and enthusiastic about working as part of a team of adults and engaging with families
Must pass all required clearances
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, 3 letters of reference and an educational philosophy statement to: