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our VISION

our MISSION

our PASSION

Montessori Academy's vision is that each student
will become an independent, confident, motivated learner, and a responsible community member as a result of the dynamic partnership between
students, parents, and teachers.
This partnership within the exceptional Montessori environment, while developing these characteristics, enables each student to become a life-long learner.

Employment Opportunities at Montessori Academy


Employment Mission and Vision:

At Montessori Academy, our mission is to promote professional excellence in a supportive and excelling community of professionals.


Our vision is to empower every employee to become a life-time learner, excel in their chosen profession, and become a maximum contributor to our community. Our employment practices set the standard for excellence and fairness to promote a satisfying and comfortable work environment.



Professional Teaching Staff


Now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year for Montessori Certified Teachers (AMS/MACTE approved):

Now accepting applications for:

  • Montessori certified and uncertified toddler teachers (ages 18 mo - 36 month),
  • Montessori certified primary teachers (EC 1 - ages 3-6),
  • Montessori certified lower elementary teacher (ages 6-9),
  • Montessori certified upper elementary teacher (ages 9-12),
  • Montessori certified middle school teacher (Sec. I - ages 12 - 15).

If you have one of those certifications and would like to be considered for a position please submit a resume. If you are not certified and are interested in applying, there is the possibility that MA would send you for Montessori training. Please submit your resume with the following considerations:

Toddler - H.S. graduation required. Please include details of experience with this age group.
Primary - B.S. or B.A. required. Please include details of experience with this age group.
All Elementary and Middle School teachers - B.S. or B.A. required, Master's preferred, teacher experience with this age group preferred, background in education preferred, state certification is not required.

To apply for teaching positions listed above: send resume, salary requirements, and AMS certification to Brenda Bernstorf, Senior Director.

Do you plan to attend the AMS Conference in Dallas March 27 - 30, 2014? Take advantage of the opportunity for an interview. Please call Brenda at 615-945-6555 to schedule a time.



2013-2014 School Year
After School Teachers
Needed Monday-Friday from 3:00-6:00pm in Toddler and Primary Programs

After School Care Substitutes
Called as needed for After School Care.
Must be able to work from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Substitute Teachers
Called as needed to work the normal school day from 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.


If you are interested in the jobs above, please contact Anna Sitter for further information.


All Montessori Academy teachers are required to be fingerprinted and meet the requirements of the Tennessee State child care regulations.
Our whole family feels at home on campus.