The CMS Middle School program incorporates the best practices of Montessori and independent school education. The Middle School curriculum is committed to helping students develop an understanding of equity and sustainability by exploring community and society (social equity, democratic participation, economics, etc.) and the welfare of the planet as a whole (natural systems, resources, etc.). This theme is expressed through an academically challenging curriculum that prepares graduates to enter a number of different schools, both public and independent.
Full-time Middle School Math/Science Teacher position available in an established Montessori School. A BA or higher degree, a math/science background, and experience teaching Algebra 1 are required. Candidates who are new to Montessori must be willing to undertake Montessori training. We seek a teacher who is willing to present and augment our existing math and science curricula and work with colleagues on our interdisciplinary program.
First and foremost, the successful candidate must demonstrate a true love for and appreciation of Middle School students and will celebrate their emotional, social, and developmental phases. S/he must truly enjoy interacting with early adolescents as their teacher, mentor, and advocate in the classroom, at events, and on trips.
The Middle School program is vibrant and evolving. For this position, we seek a teacher who:
- Works hard and puts significant time into discussions, planning, and facilitating Middle School events;
- Effectively plans and problem-solves with the Middle School and Elementary faculty;
- Communicates effectively with students, parents/guardians, colleagues, and others both verbally and in writing. Examples include presentations, conferences, emails, and narrative reports.
Important characteristics include:
- The ability to understand and the willingness to work with a range of learning styles;
- Flexibility, creativity, and motivation;
- A confident, professional demeanor;
- A sense of humor.
This position is for the academic year, September through June. Salary is based on experience and background. The school offers a competitive benefits package.
Cambridge Montessori School is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling 200 students from toddlers through grade eight. Celebrating its 57th anniversary serving Cambridge and surrounding towns, CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries. CMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.
Candidates should send a letter, personal statement, and resume to:
Director of Elementary and Middle School Programs
Cambridge Montessori School 129 Sherman Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Visit our website at www.cambridgemontessori.org
We partner with our diverse community, using authentic Montessori principles, to reveal each child’s innate love of learning and prepare our children to thrive in a complex world.
CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.