Choice Schools
  • Creative Montessori Academy
  • Southgate, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Creative Montessori Academy provides all children with the opportunities and resources to achieve academic success.


  • To create a strong, constantly evolving, mutually supportive partnership with parents, families, the community, and the teachers as facilitators for the purpose of maximizing every child's academic and personal growth.
  • To provide a development-appropriate, child-centered environment for children that:
    • Moves from concrete experiences and cognitive achievement to abstract concepts
    • Fosters inner discipline, self-confidence, independence and respect for the ability levels of all
    • Encourages imagination and joy in learning
    • Employs multi-age activities, with teachers serving as the "guides" for the learning experience
  • To encourage respect for, and understanding of, cultural, racial, spiritual and economic diversity.
  • To offer a quality Montessori program as an educational alternative in the south Wayne County region.


Project Based Learning (PBL) Teacher

Grades K-8

2022-2023 School Year!

Creative Montessori Academy

12701 McCann Street
Southgate, MI 48195

Phone: 734-284-5600


  • Guides the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals and implementation of personal learning plans of students.
  • Develops and maintains accurate records documenting schedules, work detail, student linguistic development and/or accommodations and more.
  • PBL draws on real world problems that any age student can tackle.
  • PBL projects are in every classroom from Kindergarten through Eighth Grade.
  • Lead on PBL projects and presentations
  • Hosts PBL Family Fun Night
  • Supports classroom teachers with the PBL projects
  • Completes 1 PBL project for K-6 students a year.
  • Completed 3 PBL projects with middle school student a year.
  • Demonstrates effective planning and organization for instruction.
  • Selects appropriate materials for implementation of the curriculum and adapts materials and methods to the learning styles and abilities of students.
  • Uses creative instructional methods and procedures and adapts effectively to unusual situations.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate with endorsements in appropriate grade and subject levels, meeting the requirements of the Michigan Department of Education and Federal guidelines. Except as otherwise provided by law, the Academy shall use certificated teachers according to the state board rule.
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree and willingness to enroll into an alternative route program
  • Demonstrated competence as a teacher in all areas of focus.
  • Able to use technology as an instructional tool in the classroom, as a means of analyzing academic achievement data, and as a tool to aid effective communications.
  • Excellent verbal and written expression using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Exemplary work habits verified by previous employers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Desired Requirements:

  • Knowledge of, and experience teaching, the academic curriculum.
  • Prefers experience in math, science, ELA, and social studies.

Benefits that allow for personal and professional growth:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees, and buy-up options for family.
  • 401K Program offered.
  • SCECH's available for professional development.
  • Opportunities for additional responsibilities and advancement available.
  • Employer paid Montessori training provided and on-site Montessori instructional coach for additional support.
  • Employee Assistance Program through PineRest for employees and members of the household.
  • Tiered Education Assistance Reimbursement program.


To provide students with a first-class learning experience, contributing to their development as responsible citizens and leaders in their communities, by developing Project Based Learning proficiency and supporting students' access to grade level content expectations. This position will support and uphold the mission and vision of the academy.


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Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

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