Open Positions:

We seek qualified candidates for the following positions for the 2021-22 school year:

PRIMARY LEAD TEACHER (Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten) - Full Time, Starting August 6th - This is a temporary one-year position to start our sixth Full Day Primary Classroom. See full Job Description. Job ID 10957 posting April 14th.

LOWER ELEMENTARY LEAD TEACHER (1st, 2nd & 3rd Grade) - Full Time, Starting August 6th. See full Job Description. Job ID 10958 posting April 14th.

SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (Preschool - 8th Grade) - Part Time, Starting August 6th. Job Description and Job ID coming soon.

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS (Primary, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary & Middle School) - Part Time, Starting August 11th. Job listings to be posted in July.

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.

  • An application
  • Letter of introduction
  • Resume


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 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: 

  • Free Horizon Montessori Professional Educator 189 Salary Scale

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  Free Horizon Montessori affirms that no person shall, on the basis of race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion, gender identity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or veteran status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity, including, but not limited to, employment or enrollment.  Sexual orientation is a person's orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or perception of the individual's sexual orientation.
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