“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.” ~Maria Montessori

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  • MLLC is Hiring!
    Mountain Laurel Learning Cooperative is seeking talented and caring individuals to join its team. The Mountain Laurel Learning Center, located in Thomas, offers a Montessori-based education program for preschool and homeschool students. It invites applications for the following positions for the 2018-19 school year. 

    Guide for the Primary Classroom: Montessori certification and/or prior experience in a Montessori classroom is required for this position. The Guide works in collaboration with the Learning Center Director to implement Learning Center policies. S/he plans, organizes and delivers a Montessori education program for children 3-6 years, ensuring that the materials and learning environment meet the needs and interests of the students. The Guide presents both individual and group lessons and monitors each student’s progress, and maintains open communication with parents or guardians and volunteers.

    Assistants in Training: Primary and Elementary Classrooms: A two year commitment is desired for these positions. All applicants must have at least 10 volunteer hours in a primary or elementary Montessori classroom. Applicants for positions in the elementary classroom require a college degree; a high school diploma is required for positions in the primary classroom. During the first year, the Assistant in Training will work closely with the classroom Guide, supporting and assisting learning activities and classroom management. S/he agrees to undertake training in the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy. Mountain Laurel Learning Cooperative will provide books and materials for training, but completion of lessons will be done on the applicant’s time. Upon completion of approved training, the Assistant in Training may be offered a Guide position for the 2019-2020 school year.

    Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest referencing the position for which they are applying and a current resume to the Executive Director, at mllc@mountainlaurellearning.org, or PO Box 304, Davis, WV 26260. Letters and CVs accepted through March 15, 2018.

    Mountain Laurel Learning Cooperative provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mountain Laurel Learning Cooperative complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
    Posted Feb 26, 2018, 9:55 AM by Sara Litzau
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