Thinking about joining our team?

Seeking Applicants for the following positions:

Administrative Assistant for the 2017/18 school year.  Applicants should be highly organized, personable and a team player.   Network manager skills and/or Polk County School Board Terminal Operator experience preferred.  CPR certification desirable.

Preschool teacher/assistant who is willing to take Montessori training and obtain/or has teaching certificate.  Initial position would be a learning year with the plan to work into the lead teacher position within a year or two.

Lower Elementary assistant for the 2017/18 school year.  Applicants should enjoy working with children in 1st through 3rd grade, have an interest in the Montessori Method, and willing to take direction from senior staff.



For all other positions résumés are currently being accepted and placed into a pool for future positions that become available. Salaries and benefits are very competitive with the Polk County School District as we adopt the PCSB salary schedules. Current Polk County employees are not required to resign from the school district’s employment.

All Montessori lead teaching applicants, as well as music and art teachers, for grades Kindergarten and up must have at least a bachelor’s degree.

For Montessori lead teaching positions, teachers will either possess a MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education) approved Montessori certification credential for the age level (Primary: preK-3, preK-4 and kindergarten, Elementary I: first, second and third grades, or Elementary II: fourth, fifth and sixth grades) they will be teaching; or if a teacher does not already hold certification, Magnolia Montessori Academy will arrange for training to begin the summer before employment through a MACTE approved Montessori teacher training program.

Teachers possessing a professional Florida state teaching license and/or a Montessori credential will be given preference.

Please feel free to send your cover letter (including your philosophy of education), résumé, a copy of your Montessori diploma, and a copy of your Bachelor’s Degree by mail or email.

Magnolia Montessori Academy
1540 New Jersey Road
Lakeland, FL 33803

Magnolia Montessori Academy is an equal opportunity employer.