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IMSP is an international school offering authentic Montessori education. Embracing each child's unique potential, we empower our students to achieve academic excellence and become confident, compassionate and engaged citizens of the world.

At IMSP, we pride ourselves on our child-centered classrooms, diversity of students and teachers, and our vibrant, caring environment.

We are excited to meet others who share our passion for fostering the next generation of empowered and socially aware global citizens. For our faculty, we seek out the same qualities that we nourish in our students: creativity, confidence, a sense of ownership and active participation in the community. If you feel that you meet these qualities and would like to contribute to our daily work, please click on our open positions below to apply to join the IMSP team.

In addition to the specific positions listed below, we are always happy to receive inquiries and meet educators who are interested in joining IMSP in any capacity. When we do have an opening, we appreciate candidates who have a relationship with our school and who may have already visited us.  Like at many schools, employment opportunities open up at IMSP at various points of the school year; the main hiring season for lead teachers is mid-Spring.

If you are interested in applying to be a substitute teacher at IMSP, please submit your CV and a brief letter of introduction to us via info@montessori.cz.

The International Montessori School of Prague, a small, community oriented private Montessori school in Prague 4, is seeking a reliable, responsive, and organized individual for the position of a Teacher’s Assistant for our Toddler classroom (age 15 months to 3 years old)

Requirements:

  • A passion for working with toddler aged children, love for their challenging but rewarding nature. Commitment to serving children as part of the school team.
  • Love of Learning: a deep curiosity and enthusiasm for learning about development and needs of this age group according to the Montessori method
  • High school diploma required, college degree in a related field (education, social work, psychology, etc.) an advantage
  • English and Czech fluency: one at C2, other at least at the B2 or C1 level.
  • Communicative and flexible worker, reliable and self-organized.
  • Experience with children, ideally in a group setting. Previous teaching experience a significant advantage.
  • Legally able to live and work in the Czech Republic on the basis of a Zivnostensky list
  • Able to physically keep up with a group of children, including getting up and down on the floor or lifting 30 pounds

Previous experience with Montessori is welcome but not a must. However, we do require an open and respectful attitude to children and our educational model, as well as a willingness to learn Montessori practices and professionally develop on the job.

Are you the right match for us?

  • Are you a proactive, well-organized, and reliable worker?
  • Do you have respect and love for children, and are motivated by helping them learn and succeed?
  • Can you communicate pleasantly and openly with parents, colleagues and the entire school community?
  • Are you creative and enjoy bringing new learning opportunities for children?
  • Are you attentive to detail whilst keeping track of the bigger picture?
  • Are you able to work independently and as a part of the team?
  • Are you open to learning and applying newly gained knowledge on the spot?

If you answered yes to these questions, you might be a great match for this position.

Job duties and tasks involve:

  • Assist in the classroom during the day: supporting the teachers in classroom management, working with children individually and in small groups, encouraging and guiding activity and peer interactions; supporting transitions and non-academic activities; managing classroom tasks (cleaning, organizing, paperwork).
  • Making/creating customized lessons and activities as guided by the teacher.
    Oversee the Toddler After School Program, including planning activities and games, arts and crafts and outside play.
  • Communicate with parents as needed.
  • Actively participate in events, activities, field trips, etc. organized by the School

We offer:

  • Full time position with competitive pay and benefits.
  • Positive, diverse, and relaxed work environment
  • Support of an experienced and friendly team
  • High potential for professional development and progress in the Montessori field

Please inquire with a CV and motivational letter, in English, at jirina.slanska@montessori.cz.

 

IMSP is looking for an Early Childhood (3-6) Lead Teacher to join us in beautiful Prague for the 2022-2023 School year!

We are seeking staff members who take initiative, have a compassionate and joyful personality, and are motivated by a strong love for children and authentic Montessori education. Our school is committed to life-long learning in our community and we are looking for a team player who is eager to learn and collaborate. 

We offer a positive working environment, supportive school leadership (Head of School is AMI trained from 0-12 and all Area Coordinators are trained in their area), competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. We are seeking a contract with a minimum of two years or longer.

Are you:

  • AMS or AMI trained?
  • Do you have at least 3 years of experience working as a lead teacher in a school setting?
  • Are you a native English speaker?
  • Are you creative and enjoy bringing new learning opportunities for children?
  • Are you warm and create a safe space around you?
  • Do you have attention to detail and can also see the big picture?
  • Are you a team player who takes initiative, yet is respectful and professional?
  • Are you able to work independently and as a part of the team?
  • Do you have a love of learning and do you like to share your knowledge?
  • Do you have the capability and willingness to improve processes?
  • Do you have a growth mindset and willingness to continually learn and develop as a teacher and want to develop yourself to become a leader of a small team?
  • Physical Requirements: able to get up and down on the floor, can lift 30 pounds, and can keep up with a group of children.

What is wonderful about being a teacher at IMSP?

  • Everyone in our team has a voice and their own contribution to make.
  • We focus on quality Montessori education and put the child first.
  • We have weekly meetings to encourage communication and collaborative learning from one another.
  • We offer 4 teacher-work days a year, where students stay home, so teachers may change the materials on their shelves, organize, clean, work on evaluations, observe other schools or go to workshops.
  • We encourage and offer opportunities for growth and career development over time. All staff is encouraged into continuing education. Besides formalized training, all staff members receive mentoring towards personal growth and development goals, as well as annual professional development funds.
  • All Lead Teachers have 7 paid sick/personal days off each school year and 2 professional development days each school year.
  • We aim to minimize evening and weekend work. We have only 2 Saturday events throughout the school year. 
  • Staff Members have 5+ weeks paid holiday during the school year (3-days fall break, 3 weeks in winter, 1-week spring break, 1 week at Easter, and all national holidays).
  • We offer a 12-month contract, but all Lead teachers have a paid summer holiday of 6 weeks
  • We offer medical and dental insurance
  • We celebrate together as a team, whether it’s birthdays, an accomplishment, or just Friday afternoon!

If you would like to be part of our dynamic teaching team, please send your resume and cover letter to Veronika Newkirk, Primary Coordinator at veronika.newkirk@montessori.cz and Pherooz Karani, Head of School at pherooz@montessori.cz.  

The International Montessori School of Prague, a small, community oriented private Montessori school in Prague 4, is seeking a reliable, responsive and organized individual for the position of an Elementary Assistant (AGES 6- 12 years)

Requirements:

  • High school diploma required, college degree in a related field (education, social work, psychology, etc.) an advantage

  • English and Czech fluency: one at C2, other at least at the B2 or C1 level. 

  • Communicative and flexible worker, reliable and self-organized.

  • Experience with children, ideally in a group setting. Previous teaching experience a significant advantage. 

  • Legally able to live and work in the Czech Republic on the basis of a Zivnostensky list

  • Able to physically keep up with a group of children, including getting up and down on the floor or lifting 30 pounds

Previous experience with Montessori is welcome but not a must. However, we do require an open and respectful attitude to children and our educational model, as well as a willingness to learn and professionally develop on the job. 

Are you the right match for us?

  • Are you a proactive, well-organized, and reliable worker?

  • Do you have respect and love for children, and are motivated by helping them learn and succeed?

  • Can you communicate pleasantly and openly with parents, colleagues and the entire school community?

  • Are you creative and enjoy bringing new learning opportunities for children?

  • Are you attentive to detail whilst keeping track of the big picture?

  • Are you able to work independently and as a part of the team?

If you answered yes to these questions, you might be a great match for this position.

Job duties and tasks involve:

  • Assist in the classroom during the day: supporting the teachers in classroom management, working with children individually and in small groups, encouraging and guiding activity and peer interactions; supporting transitions and non-academic activities; managing classroom tasks (cleaning, organizing, paperwork). 

  • Making/creating customized lessons and activities as guided by the teacher.
    Oversee the Elementary classroom After School Program, including planning activities and games, arts and crafts and outside play.

  • Communicate with parents as needed.

  • Actively participate in events, activities, field trips, etc. organized by the School

We offer:

  • Full time position with competitive pay and benefits.

  • Positive, diverse and relaxed work environment

  • Support of an experienced and friendly team

  • High potential for professional development and progress in the Montessori field

Please inquire with a CV and motivational letter, in English, at jirina.slanska@montessori.cz. For more information, visit us at www.montessori.cz

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