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Job Summary:

Lamplighter Montessori School seeks summer camp teachers who possess a love for children and create safe and engaging classroom environment that are rich with Montessori philosophy, and model behaviors that promote a child’s social, physical, and intellectual development.


Implement Montessori principles and practices in the classroom, fostering independent learning, and supporting each child’s needs.
Cultivate a calm, respectful, organized, clean, and stimulating atmosphere.
Use positive behavior management techniques individually tailored to each child and promote classroom normalization.
Champion classroom safety protocols and academic benchmarks for each student.
Prepare internal and external reports and documents under federal, state, and local regulations and school standard operating procedures including but not limited to daily record keeping for each child’s progress,  injury/accident reports, and medication/allergy logs.
Maintain positive relationships and communications with parents and peers.
Coordinate parent/teacher conferences and share informative parent education materials with families.
Contribute to the school newsletter with photographs creating a visual snapshot of each child’s school experience.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Love, patience, and respect for children.
Familiarity with Montessori principles and materials is highly desirable.
Possess an understanding of early childhood development.
Knowledge of AMS/SAIS/NAEYC accreditation standards, a bonus.
Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
Strong problem-solving skills are a must.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Collaborate effectively with team members.
Excellent time management skills.
A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life.
Highly motivated, ambitious, and collaborative.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Certification in CPR, First Aid, and universal precautions is a bonus.
Pass a background check and complete training.
Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent.


Paid School Holidays
Optional summer camp employment with paid summer camp tuition
Employee-paid dental, retirement planning, medical, and flex benefit plans which can be deducted on a pre-tax basis

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods of sitting, standing, and active movement.
Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.
An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity

Lamplighter is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and as an institution committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, gender identity, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, or national origin.

Interested candidates, please submit your resume and cover letter to Christy Swatzell at

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  • Full Time
  • Cordova, TN
  • $20 per hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $20 per hour

Lamplighter Montessori School

Full Time

Cordova, TN

  • Salary: $20 per hour
  • To apply for this job email your details to