Overview

Elementary Montessori Teacher

The Edward J. Samuel Campus at SouthShore Montessori is seeking highly motivated Upper and Lower Elementary Montessori teachers who will be responsible for providing a nurturing, productive learning environment in keeping with the mission and vision of our school.  They will provide leadership in the classroom, collaborate with colleagues, and guide children on a day-to-day basis.

Responsibilities

·       Plan and deliver engaging Montessori-based lessons
·       Collaborate with students to create an individual workplan
·       Establish the morning and afternoon work cycle and give lessons as needed
·       Implement and update curriculum as student needs dictate
·       Plan, prepare and maintain all materials
·       Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by encouraging conflict resolution skills and grace and courtesy lessons
·       Carefully observe and keep daily records on each student’s individual progression through the classroom
·       Effectively communicate with parents regarding students’ progress in the classroom
·       Lead a team of classroom teachers
·       Coordinate and collaborate with school leadership

Skills

·       Knowledge of Montessori learning and teaching theory – elementary (6-12)
·       Able to use a variety of assessment tools and data analysis to drive instruction
·       Communicate effectively and collaborate with administration, staff, teachers, and parents
·       Able to develop and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues

Education

·       Montessori Certification from a Montessori Accreditation Committee for Teacher Education (MACTE) approved program (AMS, AMI, NCME, etc.)
·       Bachelor’s Degree

Benefits Package
Competitive salary
Paid school breaks, holidays, and personal day
Long Term and Short Term Disability and Life Insurance
Dental and Vision insurance
Paid training, internship, and tuition reimbursement possibilities
Negotiable relocation benefit

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