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Certified Montessori Teacher

Company: Sandwich Montessori School
Location: Sandwich
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a dynamic, forward-thinking individual in awe at the wonder of children? Would you feel connected to a mission that helps develop kinder, braver, stronger human beings in a traditional Montessori environment that emphasizes more than just academics? Do you like the sound of having an autonomous position in a wonderfully picturesque location where you have a say in how the business is being run, and you can let your creative spark can reign free?*Please note that we are seeking candidates who reside or are willing to relocate to the Sandwich, MA area for the 2022 - 2023 school year**Intro for Company*Montessori education has been successfully serving children and families around the world for over a century. The basics remain - and for good reason. Our methods are consistently backed by current research in education and human development. As we move forward into a new future, we believe Montessori has what it takes to prepare children.We encourage you to read about our mission, meet our staff and learn more about Sandwich Montessori here:https://www.sandwichmontessori.org/Hear what some of our staff have to say about working at Sandwich Montessori:_"I Love that it doesn't feel like I am at work with my coworkers, it really feels like I come to work each day with my family_" Jenny Sumer, Operations Assistant_"I love working at Sandwich Montessori School because of the small family feel community. And the support that is given to further develop your passion of teaching_" Timea Riina, Education Director*Summary of Responsibilities*As a Montessori teacher, you will be working within a nature-focused environment alongside other Montessori teachers to develop and implement individualized lessons and curriculum for your students. You will maintain the prepared classroom environment as you teach within your multi-age setting and integrate nature learning into your lessons and plans. You will develop meaningful and lasting bonds with children and families and engage in regular observation to ensure your ability to follow the child and meet his or her needs. Taking part in community events and within the at-large community will be a component of the position as well.*Essential Functions** Planning and implementing individualized curriculum* Develop nature-based activities that reflect the needs of the children* Align with Montessori practices* Oversee and improve the program currently offered, getting better every day* Assess and evaluate the effectiveness and success of lessons and programs* Assure compliance with all relevant governmental rules and regulations* Provide regular progress reports to families* Mentor and coach fellow teachers and assistants* Participate in special events to build community*Education, Experience, and Skills Required** Associates or bachelor's degree or higher in Education or environmental education* Montessori certification or actively engaged in a certificate program with experience teaching in a Montessori classroom*Compensation** $45,000 - $60,000 Depending on experience and position* Eleven paid holidays, 18 scheduled paid days with no teaching during the school year, five sick days, and two personal days* Health, mental health, dental and vision benefits* Tuition reimbursement, including financial support for continued learning courses* Scheduled and paid professional development days and options for conference attendance to meet continued education credit needs* Employee discount for children who attend Sandwich Montessori School*Personal characteristics needed to be successful in this role** Working knowledge of basic natural history/ecology concepts* Connection to Montessori philosophy and desire to continue to learn and grow as a Montessorian*How to Apply** Please apply with a current resumeWe have a formal recruiting process and have a relationship with Zephyr Recruiting LLC, whom we use for the screening and hiring process. If you are selected for the next step, you will get instructions from Kelly within 3 days of your submission. Everyone will be contacted.Sandwich Montessori provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sandwich Montessori complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.ZC1Job Type: Full-timePay: $45,000.00 - $60,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Health insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Relocation assistance* Tuition reimbursementSchedule:* Day shift* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Sandwich, MA 02563: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Montessori: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Sandwich Montessori School, New Bedford , Certified Montessori Teacher, Other , Sandwich, Massachusetts

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