Open Positions:

We seek qualified candidates for the following positions for the 2022-23 school year:



LEAD TEACHER  -UPPER ELEMENTARY - Teacher is responsible for providing a strong Montessori classroom/instructional program that supports the individual needs of each child in accordance with the school’s mission, vision, and District and State policies. Innovation Lead Teachers create lesson plans, instruct students on core subjects such as science, literature, and math, and demonstrates well-rounded, comprehensive instructional preparedness based on the School’s Core Curriculum. See Job Description for complete details.  Please visit the  Jeffco Public Schools Job Board , please email [email protected] for more information 


The focus of this position is to increase student achievement through the support and development of self-directed, reflective teachers and educational assistants. This includes working with adult learners to contribute to a collegial learning culture, collaboratively implement school and district improvement initiatives, support the analysis of data for instructional adjustments, and work to co-create systemic implementation of best instructional practices within a Montessori context.  Please visit the  Jeffco Public Schools Job Board , please email [email protected] for more information.  Full Job Description 

CUSTODIAN - Part Time / Full Time, Immediate Start - This is a district-managed position based at our school. Apply via the Jeffco Public Schools Job Board - Job ID 11115, application open now. 

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates interested in being considered for an interview must complete the application and upload required documentation via the Jeffco Public Schools Job Board. Once logged in, search for Free Horizon Montessori in the locations window at the top left of the Job Board. You can then:

  • Complete the online application
  • Upload a letter of introduction
  • Upload your Resume
  • Upload credentials as applicable to the position(s) of interest


Core Qualifications by Position Type:

Core Qualifications for Administrative Positions: 

Our administration works as a cohesive team in assuring smooth daily operations of the school, fulfilling requirements or charter agreement, and providing educational opportunities that are aligned with our Mission, Vision, and Values.  Our administrative team utilizes systems theory and servant leadership principles, allowing each individual member to contribute in vital, meaningful ways to the success of the school.  We seek friendly, passionate, dedicated people who believe in the Montessori Method in the public sector to join us.  

Core Qualifications for Teaching Positions: 

Our classroom teachers must hold a Bachelor’s degree as well as Montessori certification from a MACTE accredited program (or previous experience in Montessori and a willingness to enroll in Montessori certification course at time of employment offer) and meet federal qualification criteria by holding a bachelor degree or higher and passing the appropriate PLACE or Praxis II exam as required by the Colorado Department of Education prior to employment.  Successful candidates will bring a minimum of 3 years of experience as a lead teacher (though this can be waived in some cases), an understanding of the relationship between curriculum, instruction, and assessment in supporting student achievement, and demonstrate comfort and competence in utilizing technology to enhance student learning.  We provide a comprehensive compensation package including competitive salary based on education, qualifications, and experience, PERA retirement contribution, access to the district's full benefits offerings, including generous benefits allotment, paid life and short-term disability insurance, paid leave time, and professional development opportunities.  

Core Qualifications for Support Staff Positions: 

Our support staff members bring varying levels of education and experience, but all share a common vision of supporting students to make their time at Free Horizon Montessori as positive and successful as possible.  We value all members of our staff and believe in supporting professional growth for career advancement.  All members of our Support Staff must at minimum possess a high school diploma, be at least 18 years of age, relate well to children and adults, and demonstrate an interest in and knowledge of children and concern for their proper care, education, and overall well-being.

Salary Schedules: 

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