FSMA Teachers are…

First State Montessori Academy (FSMA) is a charter school located in Wilmington, Delaware that opened its doors in fall of 2014 to children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. We will nurture, inspire, and educate a diverse student population through the Montessori teaching method.

Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain the best teachers in Delaware to be a part of our “Dream Team”. Our educators play an integral part of the growth and decision-making processes of the organization and help to form the community that defines First State Montessori Academy (FSMA). Our educators have the opportunity to be a part of a ground-breaking, innovative organization that positively changes the educational experience of hundreds of children and their families.

Being a teacher at FSMA is something special. We have assembled an incredible team of teachers and as we grow in students next year, we will be adding new staff members. As a school one of our goals is to attract, develop, and retain the best teachers in Delaware to be a part of our “Dream Team”. Our educators have the opportunity to be a part of a ground-breaking, innovative organization that positively changes the educational experience of hundreds of children and their families.

Full Time Teaching Position (K – 8 th grade)

FSMA believes that every teacher is an integral part of our school. We recognize that each person must embody the spirit of the school and have a great depth of skills. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain the best teachers in Delaware to be a part of our “Dream Team.: Our educators play an integral part of the growth and decision-making processes of the organization and help form the community that defines First State Montessori Academy. The educators at FSMA have the opportunity to be a part of an innovative organization that will positively change the educational experience of hundreds of children and their families.

Qualifications: Individuals wishing to become employed as a Full Time Teacher at FSMA should hold a valid Delaware teaching license and have completed an accredited Montessori certification program (or be willing to attend training this this summer). Classroom experience in a traditional or Montessori setting is preferred.

Part Time Teaching Position (K- 6 th grade)

FSMA believes that every teacher is an integral part of our school. We recognize that each person must embody the spirit of the school and have a great depth of skills. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain the best teachers in Delaware to be a part of our “Dream Team.: Our educators play an integral part of the growth and decision-making processes of the organization and help form the community that defines First State Montessori Academy. The educators at FSMA have the opportunity to be a part of an innovative organization that will positively change the educational experience of hundreds of children and their families.

Qualifications: Individuals wishing to become employed as a Part Time Teacher at FSMA should hold a valid Delaware teaching license and/or have completed an accredited Montessori certification program. Content specialists are encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities: Part-Time teachers work from 9 – 3 every day. They are present during instruction and take responsibility for certain content areas or grade levels, depending upon their background and expertise. They work with a co-teacher to plan and execute lessons as well as assess students and communicate with families.


Job Postings


Other Substitute Positions:

      • Substitute K – 6th grade Teachers
      • Substitute Nurses

If you are interested in getting on our list for substitutes, please contact liz.madden@fsma.k12.de.us

Experience with Montessori or Responsive Classrooom is helpful but not required.
Resumes can be sent to fsma.charter@gmail.com.

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