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World Community Montessori (WCM) is a non-profit, independent, Montessori based school, located in southern Virginia, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

WCM has a proven record of academic excellence with emphasis on service and universal spiritual values. Our campus is located on an 80-acre wooded land property with trails, stream, pond, an organic garden, farm animals, and wildlife. Teachers are encouraged to explore and utilize the natural environment as a learning space. Our small class sizes and unique natural environment foster a warm and caring learning community for our students. Our teachers enjoy a supportive faculty community, well equipped classrooms, and shorter work weeks.

All faculty are active team members who share in the general support and care of the school community.  Teachers serve as student advisors and participate in Family Workdays. Responsibilities include collaboration and participation in school-wide, co-curricular activities.

WCM currently has openings for the following positions:

Middle School Teacher – Math/Science/Physical Education

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement Math (ALEKS) and/or Science and/or Physical Education curriculum
  • Evaluate student performances; prepare grades and reports; communicate with parents
  • Teaching methodologies include project-based and hands-on learning experiences
  • Support students and tailor instruction to meet individual needs
  • Organize and support student-led projects and field-trips
  • Attend staff meetings; work with faculty in other capacities 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree; enthusiasm for project-based learning; teaching experience; knowledge/experience in subjects taught; excellent communication skills; ability to work in a team; love for the outdoors; and a passion for working with adolescents.

This position is approximately 12- 32 hours/week (hours to be determined based on subjects taught)

Compensation: Dependent on candidates’ qualifications and course load


Montessori Lower Elementary Guide

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and maintain the Montessori classroom environment
  • Prepare and deliver lesson plans for each child and for group activities
  • Supervise snacks, lunches and recesses
  • Evaluate student performance; prepare progress reports; communicate with parents
  • Attend periodic staff meetings; work with the staff team in other capacities

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, at least one year of teaching experience and/or AMI, AMS, or MACTE Elementary Montessori diploma or in training; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to maintain and create clear guidelines and expectations for students; appreciation of the outdoors and nature; enthusiasm for and experience with the age group.

NOTE: We welcome newly trained Montessori Guides.  We will also consider candidates interested in obtaining Montessori certification.  WCM can offer teacher training and support for candidates interested in learning and growing with us.

This position is 5 days/week; 34 hours/week; 169 days/year

Compensation: Dependent on candidates’ qualifications

Interested candidates send your letter of interest and resume to:
Jehan Bradley,


World Community Montessori is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is continually seeking to diversify its staff. WCM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or national ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid and other school-administered programs. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.