Overview

Want to learn about the most inspiring and intuitive methodology for teaching? Are you a Renaissance person, with interests in many things? A jack/jill of all trades and master of none? Do you want to make a difference in the future of the world? We are looking for a Full-Time Elementary Teacher to join our staff in the fall for a 9.7 month contract (year-round available also).

The Montessori Elementary teacher teaches to the students’ strengths while challenging their weaknesses. In Montessori, the Elementary classroom encompasses grades 1 – 6, so the teacher needs to be a generalist. He/she must individualize instruction per child, comprehending each child’s developmental plane. As the guide, you may have to teach yourself how to use specific Montessori materials to better convey individual lessons to the
children. The teacher will tend to the emotional, social, cognitive, and spiritual needs of each child in the classroom, all the while creating a welcoming, homey and inviting classroom space.

You will be working in our Elementary classroom with children ages 6 to 11 years with approximately 10 children. Your work hours will be 8 am to 3 pm, but could change depending on needs of the school. Additional or fewer work hours are negotiable.

As a small, private school with a close-knit staff/child/parent community, our goal is to create a living environment where children, our hope for the future, can thrive. We follow Montessori principles and are more than happy to train you in this methodology. Yadkin Path is a family so we are looking for individuals who are interested in staying with us long-term.

Preferred:
❖ Knowledge of or personal/professional experience with Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio
❖ Homey sense of interior design
❖ Strong interest in the natural world
Requirements:
✓ Experience working in a classroom with children 6 – 11 years
✓ Long-term employment committed
✓ Good communication skills
✓ Comfortable with technology and willing to learn new skills
✓ Strong organizational skills
✓ Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, Art, Design, English or Literature, Religion and/or Philosophy, Biology, Zoology, Sustainable Living, and others

Click link to send your resume & cover letter that includes yourpersonal statement of interest. Thank you!  SEND RESUME/COVER LETTER

Also, if you really want to be “on the ball”, complete the linked YPM Employee Application and send it with your resume and cover letter above.
YPM Application

 

**Extra Information**_____________________________________________________________
To work in childcare in North Carolina, all applicants must have or get within days of being hired:
1. A qualifying Childcare Criminal Background Check Letter
a. $26.50 paid online
b. To complete your NC background check now, CLICK HERE
2. Electronic Fingerprinting Report
a. See approved list for NC fingerprinting locations here: NC Fingerprinting Locations
b. Cost varies depending on location chosen
c. This should be done within 7 days of your Criminal Background Check #1 above
3. CPR/First Aid Training
a. Must be done in-person, not online
b. You can complete it within 30 days of being hired
4. ITS SIDS Training (if working with infants)

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