Website Karter Schools

The Karter School Of Thornton

About Us:

Karter School’s award-winning early learning center is expanding and we’re excited to announce our fifth location in Thornton, Colorado. Think of us as a Disney-meets-Ritz-Carlton experience in education. We’re not just a school; we’re a family-owned center run by two local moms who believe in creating an environment that foster kindness, flexibility and family culture.

Karter Schools is now hiring Montessori Lead and Assistant Teachers for our Thornton, Colorado location. We are locally owned and operated.  We love our teachers and have a family culture.

Join our team of passionate educators and embark on a rewarding journey of shaping young minds through the transformative Montessori approach. We are seeking exceptional individuals who are dedicated to creating a nurturing and stimulating learning environment, where every child can thrive and reach their full potential.

What we offer:

  • Fully sponsored accredited Montessori Teacher Diploma ($5,000 value)
  • Childcare discount (toddlers-Kindergarten)
  • Flexible paid time off and paid holidays
  • Excellent compensation package including health, dental, and vision insurance, and a retirement 401(k) account
  • Ongoing professional development and a network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices
  • Career growth and promotion opportunities
  • Local family ownership that value family culture.  Supportive environment for teachers.
  • Paid Conferences
  • Paid Snow Days
  • Birthday Pay
  • Fully stocked break room with breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Holiday Staff Party & Team extravaganza where teachers win cruises, apple laptops, etc.

What we’re looking for:

  • Safety Certification:  Possession of CPR, First Aid, and MAT certifications ensures the safety and well-being of our students.
  • Positive Parent Communication:  Effective communication with parents is key. We value individuals who can engage with parents in a positive and supportive manner.
  • Reliable Transportation:  Having reliable transportation and showing up consistently is crucial to maintaining a stable teaching presence for our students.
  • Montessori Experience:  Previous experience in a Montessori setting is a must. Your expertise will help us create a nurturing learning environment.


Why Choose Us:

  • We value and treat you as a professional educator.
  • Collaborative Environment:  Join a team of like-minded educators who share your passion for Montessori education. Collaborate, learn, and grow together as you exchange ideas and best practices.  We offer team retreat to share best practices for top teachers!
  • Professional Development:  We are committed to your growth and provide ongoing professional development opportunities, ensuring you stay at the forefront of Montessori education.  We offer paid training and learning conferences!
  • Supportive Leadership:  Benefit from a supportive leadership team that values your expertise, encourages innovation, and provides the resources you need to excel in your role.
  • Parent Collaboration:  Build meaningful partnerships with parents, keeping them involved in their child’s educational journey through regular updates, conferences, and open communication.
  • Growth Opportunities:  As a Lead Montessori Teacher, you will have the chance to mentor and lead assistant teachers, further enhancing your leadership skills and professional growth.


  • Passion for Montessori:  We are looking for individuals who have a deep passion for the Montessori philosophy and a commitment to creating an inclusive and engaging learning environment.
  • Experience and Expertise:  Previous experience as a Lead Montessori Teacher, coupled with strong knowledge of Montessori principles, methodology, and materials, will set you apart.
  • Excellent Communication:  Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential for collaborating with students, parents, and colleagues to create a positive and supportive learning community.
  • Continuous Learner:  A growth mindset and a commitment to continuous professional development are vital as you stay updated on the latest trends and best practices in Montessori education.
  • Creativity and Flexibility:  The ability to adapt to the unique needs of each child, foster their independence, and inspire their love for learning through creative approaches is key.

Join our team of dedicated educators and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our students. Together, let’s create a vibrant Montessori learning environment that empowers young minds and prepares them for a lifetime of success. Apply now to embark on an inspiring journey with us as a Lead Montessori Teacher at Karter Schools, your application is 100% confidential!

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