Montessori Society AMI (UK)


11 Feb 2019 8:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

We are seeking

A male or female primary (6-12) Montessori teacher

This is a permanent contract.

L’Éclaireuse, a Montessori school located Place de la Paix in France, in Draguignan (Var) is seeking a fully AMI trained (6-12) Montessori teacher (or currently under training) available to start in August. He/She will work in close partnership with an AMI traines (6-12) Montessori teacher. 

Our Children’s House is ideally situated in a very quiet neighbourhood close to the city centre within walking distance to the multimedia library. The enclosed outdoor area of the house allows children to tend to the garden as well as to the hens.

We are very much attached to values such as respect and listening. Besides, the warm family spirit that prevails at our school stands us out. 

The ground floor of the school caters for 26 children in a dedicated primary 3-6 environment. Those children are supervised by an AMI trained teacher.

The first floor is dedicated to the elementary 6-12 environment, and currently welcomes 18 children supervised by an AMI trained teacher.

Job description :

  • You will play a key role in contributing to the growth of the relevant environment; for example by creating a range of course materials and pedagogical manuals particularly suitable to an English environment;
  • You will also work collaboratively with the team in planning the highlights of the academic year;
  • You will take part in organising meetings with families in a collaborative spirit;
  • You will lead your class in partnership with another teacher, and ensure that, while supporting the learning of each child and adjusting your teaching to each child’s learning pace, you will abide by the shared values of the Montessori pedagogy;
  • Last but not least, you will be expected to contribute to the healthy growth of the school; i.e by participating in the school’s planned open days, by offering extra-curricular activities, etc.

Candidate Profile:

  • You will demonstrate a clear awareness of the principles of a caring education (non-violent communication, Faber and Mazlisch or positive discipline);
  • You will have previous teaching experience with children of a similar age range in either a Montessori school or in a traditional school;
  • You have a native command of French + be fluent/bilingual in English

You are a caring, discrete, enthusiastic, creative and adaptable person with strong leadership and collaborative skills.

This is a full-time permanent position. Salary based on experience and on collective agreements of independent private schools.

Thank you for forwarding your CV and your letter of application by e-mail to:

Marjolaine Zermati, the Headteacher and Director of l’Éclaireuse can also be reached at the following mobile number : 



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