Careers

One World Montessori school is committed to providing a Montessori education that incorporates an excellent learning environment, foreign languages, classes in the arts and parent education.

All our Montessori teachers are Montessori trained and are supported by the school in their commitment to expand and upgrade their skills. Our assistants are all fully-trained preschool teachers and are involved in on-going in-service training to become more knowledgeable about the Montessori philosophy and environment.

Are you interested in joining our team? Take a look at our career openings below. For more Montessori teaching opportunities, visit the Job Board at the Maria Montessori Teacher Training Center. →

Office Manager

Office Manager

One World Montessori School is seeking a friendly and efficient office manager for their elementary school campus. The office manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising the day-to-day business operations of the school office. The office manager serves as an administrative aide to the site director and to the classroom teachers as needed.

Duties include phones and reception, scheduling, student enrollment, calendar management, student and parent data management, classroom support, supply and material ordering, event planning, bookkeeping support, facility access and control, communication management and more.

Experience in an office role, good written and oral communication skills, great people skills and experience working in a school environment a plus!

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include fully paid medical & dental insurance, life insurance, PTO time, tuition reimbursement, and scholarships for children of employees.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume for consideration to kristi@oneworldmontessori.org.

Primary Daycare Assistant

Primary Daycare Assistant

One World Montessori School is a well-established traditional Montessori environment in the South San Jose area. We are currently seeking a daycare provider for our Primary program (30 months – 6 years).

Hours are 12:00pm – 6:00pm Monday – Friday.

Job duties include:
  • Supervising children and attending to their physical and emotional safety
  • Preparing and assisting in the daycare and nap room environments
  • Observing children in their daily routine and guiding when needed with a positive approach
  • Maintaining positive interactions with children, parents and co-workers
  • Maintaining an approved recordkeeping system for all students in their care
  • Participating in staff meetings and school events
Qualified candidates must:
  • Have a minimum of 12 core ECE units
  • Be able to lift and carry a small child if necessary
  • Be able to see and hear – it is a requirement of licensing that the daycare assistant be within sight and sound of children at all times
  • Have a minimum of one year of experience working with children or in a child care center
  • Have a warm and loving personality
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have fingerprint clearance, health screening and clear TB test (or be able to successfully pass these things)
  • Have a positive problem-solving mentality

Preferred candidates will have at least an Associate Teacher Child Development Permit in addition to the 12 ECE units, and previous Montessori experience. Familiarity with non-violent communication methods highly desirable.
Pay will be commensurate with experience.

For immediate consideration, please e-mail resume to kristi@oneworldmontessori.org or fax to 408-723-9443.

Business Manager

Business Manager

The Business Manager is accountable for the overall financial management of the school.The Business Manager is responsible for budgeting and financial analysis, banking and investing, financial and accounting operations, risk management and insurance. The Business Manager is responsible for oversight of all financial resources and development and expansion of school enrollment in conjunction with the Board to meet target goals.  S/he is responsible for effectively managing the development plan to increase giving and ensure that all goals are met or exceeded.  She will develop and sustain the school’s relationships with lead donors and prospects, providing strategic leadership and assuming the lead solicitation role for major gift projects. S/he oversees how the school is represented in all print and electronic communications, both internal and external. S/he helps maintain a respectful, positive and cooperative atmosphere, shares responsibility for the safety of all community members, and cooperates in the administration of Own World Montessori’s school policies and procedures. The Business Manager supervises and collaborates with the front office employees to ensure efficient office operations and excellent customer service.

Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an independent school administrator, minimum 2 years supervisory experience.
  • 
Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to think ahead and plan over a 5-year period; attention to detail and big picture.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently drive projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize while juggling competing demands.

Compensation based on experience. Benefits include fully paid medical & dental insurance, life insurance, PTO time, tuition reimbursement, and scholarships for children of employees.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume for consideration to kristi@oneworldmontessori.org.