Primary Lead Teacher

DuPage Montessori School- Wheaton | Wheaton, IL, United States

Posted Date 4/07/2021
Description

ABOUT OUR SCHOOL

DuPage Montessori School was established in 1987 with two locations. We are seeking a Primary Lead Teacher for the 21/22 school year, with possible earlier start date, at our Wheaton location, which is in a western suburb of Chicago. The teacher should have a passion for teaching and learning, be a creative thinker, and a team player. Must possess excellent observation, communication and writing skills. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Authorized to work in the US.
  • Early childhood experience and Montessori teaching credentials, or working toward certification required.
  • Applicants should be patient, flexible and have a positive attitude in working with all children, including those of varying abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration/teamwork skills.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, kneel, bend to child level, work on the floor.
  • Bachelor degree preferred.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Encourage students to meaningfully engage in work and find joy in learning.
  • Gain insight into each child to help them reach their full potential.
  • Maintain a safe environment.
  • Help students develop a positive behavior.
  • Maintain and enforce school policies.
  • Maintain a welcoming environment and geared towards all children ages 2.5-6 years.
  • Compile and track all records including student observation, progress reports, assessments & classroom inventory.
  • Understand and promote the school's mission and values.

SCHEDULE

Full Time 8:00-3:00 (40 hours) 9.5 months with the possibility of summer employment. 

 

SALARY

Based on experience and education.

Interested parties should send their resume and cover letter to pat@dupageschool.org or call 630-653-1221

 

Credential Level
Early Childhood (2½ - 6)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(630) 653-1221

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