Join Our Team

Valley Montessori Academy  offers a  beautiful working environments and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators. If this sounds like the right environment for you, we welcome you to apply!

Valley Montessori is looking for passionate educators to join our team. Please, send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with the name of position you are applying in the subject line.

Currently Open Positions

Substitute Teacher

We are seeking caring, enthusiastic, and committed individuals to work as Substitute Teachers with children ranging from 2,5  years to 6 years old. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to do childcare work part-time. Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “Substitute  Teacher Assistant” in the subject line.

About the Position:

Responsibilities:

  • Providing breaks to classroom teachers and assistants and keeping a consistent environment for the children in their absence
  • Monitoring nap rooms
  • Helping to facilitate fun, educational activities for the children
  • Ensuring the safety and care of the children
  • Assisting with afternoon pick-up

Requirements:

  • Continuous enrollment in ECE courses until you have 12 credits
  • Prior experience working with children in a formal environment (as a substitute/assistant teacher, nanny, children’s activities coordinator, babysitter, etc.)
  • Flexibility to work with children ages 18 months to 9years
  • Ability to interact with parents, children, and co-workers in a warm, empathetic and confident manner
  • An interest in learning about Montessori (past Montessori experience not required)
  • LiveScan fingerprints and criminal background check
  • Official transcripts and diplomas
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

Starting Hiring in 2021

Valley Montessori Academy is Expending and Opening a new facility in Summer 2021!!!  We are building a dream school in Seven Oaks Business Park. It’s a beautiful brand-new space, custom build facility, wonderful outdoor space, great families, amazing children, and dedicated staff. Valley Montessori is looking for passionate educators to join our team. Please, send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with the name of position you are applying in the subject line.

Assistant Teacher - Floater

Valley Montessori Academy is seeking caring assistant teachers (Floaters) to work in our year-round toddler, and pre-school classrooms. You would be teaming up with our Montessori trained lead teachers and fellow assistants to support our students’ development and maintain our beautiful and orderly Montessori environments. Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “Assistant Teacher – Floater” in the subject line.

Qualified Candidates Will Have the Following:

  • A joyful disposition and love of working with children
  • Ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, competent and respectful manner
  • Desire to understand and implement Montessori education
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus but not required
  • Must be willing and able to toilet train, change diapers, and clean

Required Training/Credentials

6 ECE units are needed (Before employment) and must be registered for full completion of 12 ECE units.

Must provide official transcripts and diplomas

Must have CPR certification/First Aid Training

Must provide a Live-Scan fingerprint and criminal background check

Must be authorized to work in the US

Must provide a TB test and current Health Report

ABOUT VALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Valley Montessori Academy is Bakersfield’s only Montessori school with programs for children from TODDLER through ELEMENTARY. We offer 3 PTO days, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts for employee’s children, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.  Our team is dedicated to nourishing children’s natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

Elementary Montessori Lead Teacher

Valley Montessori Academy is expanding! As such, we are seeking an experienced, Montessori-trained teacher who is to lead our lower elementary classroom starting in the Summer 2021. Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “Elementary Montessori Lead Teacher” in the subject line.

Qualifications:

A Montessori diploma for elementary

A bachelor’s degree

At least three years of classroom teaching experience

A passion for working with elementary-aged children

Fluency in both Spanish and English

Strong organizational and written skills

Required Training/Credentials:

Official transcripts and diplomas

Live-Scan fingerprints and criminal background check

Authorization to work in the U.S.

ABOUT VALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Valley Montessori Academy is Bakersfield’s only Montessori school with programs for children from TODDLER through ELEMENTARY. We offer 3 PTO days, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts for employee’s children, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.  Our team is dedicated to nourishing children’s natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

Elementary Assistant Teacher

Valley Montessori Academy is expanding, and we are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic educator to join us as our Elementary Assistant Teacher in the summer 2021. Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “Elementary Assistant Teacher” in the subject line.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree and at least three years of classroom teaching experience
  • A passion for teaching elementary-aged children the basic skills, including: reading, writing, spelling, and handwriting
  • Eagerness to learn from and support our Montessori lead teacher
  • A desire to educate children in an individualized approach
  • Strong organizational and written skills
  • Fluency in Spanish

Prior Montessori experience is not needed, just a great attitude and a desire to learn!

Required Training/Credentials:

  • Official transcripts and diplomas
  • Live-Scan fingerprints and criminal background check
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

ABOUT VALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Valley Montessori Academy is Bakersfield’s only Montessori school with programs for children from TODDLER through ELEMENTARY. We offer 3 PTO days, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts for employee’s children, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.  Our team is dedicated to nourishing children’s natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

Preschool Montessori Lead Teacher

Valley Montessori Academy is expanding, and we are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic educator to lead one of our Preschool Classroom in the summer 2021. Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “Preschool Montessori Lead Teacher” in the subject line.

Qualifications:

  • A Montessori diploma for primary (3-6)
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years of classroom teaching experience
  • A passion for working with primary-aged children
  • Strong organizational and written skills

Required Training/Credentials:

  • Official transcripts and diplomas
  • Live-Scan fingerprints and criminal background check
  • Authorization to work in the U.S

ABOUT VALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Valley Montessori Academy is Bakersfield’s only Montessori school with programs for children from TODDLER through ELEMENTARY. We offer 3 PTO days, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts for employee’s children, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.  Our team is dedicated to nourishing children’s natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

Preschool Assistant Teacher

Valley Montessori academy is seeking caring preschool assistant teachers to work in one of our 3 primary classrooms. Primary assistant teachers spend their days with children three to six years of age. You would be teaming up with our Montessori-trained lead teacher to support children in our preschool.

We love to see our team grow and learn. VMA offers diverse professional development opportunities. That is why, under the right circumstances, we are willing to partly sponsor our assistant teachers to take AMS Montessori Lead Teachers Training.  Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “Preschool Assistant Teacher” in the subject line.

Qualifications:

  • have a joyful disposition and love of working with children.
  • have the ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, confident, and respectful manner.
  • be communicative.
  • be flexible, punctual, and dependable.
  • be willing and able to help with cleaning and caring for the Montessori classroom.

Required Training/Credentials:

  • 6 ECE units are needed (Before employment) and must be registered for full completion of 12 ECE units.
  • Official transcripts and diplomas
  • Live-Scan fingerprints and criminal background check
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

ABOUT VALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Valley Montessori Academy is Bakersfield’s only Montessori school with programs for children from TODDLER through ELEMENTARY. We offer 3 PTO days, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts for employee’s children, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.  Our team is dedicated to nourishing children’s natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

Toddler Montessori Lead Teacher

Valley Montessori Academy is expanding, and we are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic educator to lead one of our Toddler Classroom (24 students) in the summer 2021. Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “Toddler Montessori Lead Teacher” in the subject line.

Qualifications:

  • A Montessori diploma for toddler
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years of classroom teaching experience
  • A passion for working with primary-aged children
  • Strong organizational and written skills

Required Training/Credentials:

  • Official transcripts and diplomas
  • Live-Scan fingerprints and criminal background check
  • Authorization to work in the U.S

ABOUT VALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Valley Montessori Academy is Bakersfield’s only Montessori school with programs for children from TODDLER through ELEMENTARY. We offer 3 PTO days, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts for employee’s children, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.  Our team is dedicated to nourishing children’s natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

Toddler Assistant Teachers

Valley Montessori Academy is seeking caring assistant teachers to work in our toddler classrooms. Toddler assistant teachers spend their days with children ages 18 months to three years. You would be teaming up with our Montessori-trained lead teachers to support the children.

We love to see our team grow and learn. VMA offers diverse professional development opportunities. That is why, under the right circumstances, we are willing to partly sponsor our assistant teachers to take AMS Montessori Lead Teachers Training. Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “Toddler Assistant Teacher” in the subject line.

Qualifications:

  • have a joyful disposition and love of working with children.
  • have the ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, confident, and respectful manner.
  • be communicative.
  • be flexible, punctual, and dependable.
  • be willing and able to toilet train, change diapers, and to help with cleaning and caring for the Montessori classroom.

Required Training/Credentials:

  • 6 ECE units are needed (Before employment) and must be registered for full completion of 12 ECE units.
  • Official transcripts and diplomas
  • Live-Scan fingerprints and criminal background check
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

ABOUT VALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Valley Montessori Academy is Bakersfield’s only Montessori school with programs for children from TODDLER through ELEMENTARY. We offer 3 PTO days, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts for employee’s children, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.  Our team is dedicated to nourishing children’s natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

After-School Support

Valley Montessori Academy is  currently seeking a part-time employees to join our After-School Support Team in the morning  and afternoons to assist with supervising children ages 3-9 years old. Ideal hours are Monday to Friday 7:00am-8:00am or 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Send Resume and Cover Letter to info@valleyma.com with “After-School Support” in the subject line.

Responsibilities:

  • Helping supervise children and ensuring the safety of our students in classrooms or playground areas on site.
  • Assisting with signing children out and making sure each child is picked up by an authorized adult.
  • Good classroom management and a desire to guide students in craft, game, projects and a free play
  • Ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, competent and respectful manner
  • A desire to understand and implement Montessori education

Qualified Candidates Will Have:

  • A joyful disposition and love of working with children of all ages
  • Ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, competent and respectful manner
  • A love for being outdoors and active
  • Flexibility and energy
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality

Required Trainings / Credentials:

  • Proof of 12 ECE units preferred
  • Live-Scan fingerprints and criminal background check
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

ABOUT VALLEY MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Valley Montessori Academy offers a beautiful working environment and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators. If this sounds like the right environment for you, we welcome you to apply.