The Montessori School, Willemstad


Assistants to Infancy (0-3), Primary (3-6)

Listed 1 June 2018

Head Teacher – infant, toddler and primary.

Do you feel that Montessori is a lifestyle rather than an education method alone? Help us build the first authentic Montessori community on our beautiful tropical island!

The Montessori School Foundation (non-profit) is seeking AMI trained teachers to lead infant (6 weeks - 18 months), toddler (18 months - 2.5 years) and primary (2.5 years - 6 years) classrooms for its Montessori school in Curaçao.The school will offer full day programs (including aftercare) from 0 – 6 years in a tri-lingual learning environment.

Head teacher will have the opportunity to design a beautiful Montessori classroom with state-of-the-art materials. He/she will be assisted by two co-teachers/teaching assistants. Each classroom will include indoor and outdoor spaces. Typical classroom ratios 1:3 infants, 1:6 toddlers and 1:12 primary. The head teacher will also actively promote the school, mentor the next generation of teachers and help build the Montessori community on the island. Schedule: 8 am - 4 pm Mon- Fri.

  • Adventurous soul with strong desire to make a difference every day
  • Pleasant demeanor and genuine love for guiding children and families
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Professional and dependable
  • Ability to contribute original ideas to shape school
  • AMI certified (0-6 years)
  • Prior experience working with and/or teaching assigned age group
  • Native English, Spanish or Mandarin speaker. Bilingual or multilingual is a plus
  • 3+ years commitment

Benefits: paid time off, housing for the first year and generous tuition.