Careers at Washington International Academy



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Montessori Positions

Washington International Academy is a nationally accredited, faith-based, academically strong Pre-K to 8th grade school.  We offer a Montessori program that serves children ages 3 years to 5 years. Our preschool children are learners with confidence. They are inquisitive individuals guided by highly trained and professional teachers. We use a unique blend of the traditional Montessori philosophy and the emergent approach to learning along with hands-on Arabic language lessons and Qur’an instruction. Our program provides meaningful opportunities for children to thrive and develop the necessary cognitive, social and physical skills for success in their elementary school years.

Now accepting applications for the following positions:


Montessori Primary Lead Teacher (children 3-5 years) needed with a patient, caring attitude, excellent classroom management skills, and ability to work with children from diverse backgrounds. The teacher will develop Montessori-inspired lessons reflective of children's emergent skills and interests as well as evaluate students’ progress and communicate with parents to discuss student’s development.


  • BA or Associate Degree in Early Childhood
  • AMS/AMI Certificate
  • Teaching Experience
  • First Aid/CPR Certificate


The Montessori Assistant will back up the Lead teacher and help children as needed during work periods, supervise children on playground and at lunch, and prepare the classroom for snack and naptime.  Ideally, the candidate for this job will have formal early childhood education classroom experience and/or a CDA or AA Early Childhood credential.


  • Teaching experience with preschool children
  • First Aid/CPR Certificate

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WIA  is an equal opportunity employer  and does not discriminate based upon age, ethnicity, gender, disability, race, religion, or any other status protected  by laws and regulations of the   United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia.


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