Position Title: Instructor, Montessori Lab School 998449

Cincinnati, OH Full-time/Regular

Xavier University is currently seeking a Montessori Middle School (7th & 8th grade) instructor for the Xavier University Montessori Laboratory School.  This teaching position is responsible for the implementation of a dynamic, academically rigorous, interdisciplinary, developmentally appropriate classroom founded in Montessori philosophy that serves the adolescent’s unique nature and is reflective of the practices of AMS Secondary Teacher Education standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes a developmentally and culturally appropriate environment that is conducive to adolescent learning and is steeped in Montessori secondary philosophy.
  • Delivers and gathers assessments in all areas throughout the year in accordance with the X-Lab curriculum assessment plan and procedures.
  • Conducts and collects observational data to inform the Multi-Tiered System of Supports.
  • Collaborates with the other Middle School instructor to ensure thematically based cross-curricular connections are in place and with the Upper Elementary instructors to ensure a spiral curriculum.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all Lab School staff and administration, families, and Xavier University personnel.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Education, ideally in Montessori.
  • AMS Secondary I or Secondary I-II credential.
  • Minimum 3 years secondary Montessori classroom teaching experience.
  • Strong planning and communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.

Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal art and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity.  These values are central to our mission.  We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.

We are strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University’s website.  Candidates are asked to include with their cover letter a brief statement on how they might support/contribute to Xavier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will start on April 09, 2024.  Applications will be accepted until the position closes at the University’s discretion.


Xavier University offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and employment class.

  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Tax advantaged accounts including health savings account, flexible spending accounts, and dependent care account.
  • Financial security via life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • Tuition remission for employees and their eligible dependents.

Apply here: https://jobs.silkroad.com/Xavier/apply/jobs/3222