Montessori Upper Elementary Teacher

Luna Elementary School | Garland, TX, United States

Posted Date 3/05/2020
Description

February 21, 2020

GARLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

501 S. Jupiter Road

P.O. Box 469026

Garland, Texas  75046-9026

 

JOB VACANCY

In-District

 

POSITION:                  Montessori Upper Elementary Teacher (9-12 year olds) – 2020-2021 – Generic Posting

  • 187-Day (10-month) Contract
  • Teacher Pay Grade (refer to GISD salary schedule online)

 

DATE AVAILABLE:     August 5, 2020

 

LOCATION:                 Luna Elementary

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid Texas Elementary Teaching Certification with E.S.L. endorsement
  • Demonstrated general knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position
  • Montessori credential from a MACTE accredited center preferred
  • Montessori training and/or experience preferred
  • Experience in a multi-age Montessori environment preferred
  • Gifted and Talented 30 hours preferred

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

    • Willingness to attend and complete Montessori training, funded by GISD, within the first three years during personal time, implement the Montessori philosophy and curriculum in a multi-age environment
    • Prepare and present lessons that accommodate for differences in student learning styles in a multiage setting
    • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing
    • Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency
    • Establish and maintaining efficient classroom management procedures and standards of student behavior
    • Implement a variety of strategies and resources, including technology, to meet students' needs
    • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment that reflect an understanding of learning styles and needs of students assigned
    • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social and emotional development of the students
    • Establish a system of student evaluation within the guidelines prescribed in state law or adopted by the school district to advance student performance levels as required by federal, state and local accountability system
    • Establish and maintain open and effective communication with parents, students, administration and other teachers
    • Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

 

INFORMATION:           Tanya Ramos, Director of Human Resources  (Email: Montessori@garlandisd.net)

 

APPLICATION:            Submit the following:    

 

  • GISD Professional Application – must be online at garlandisd.net and must attach the online application to the online job posting.
      • Cover Letter – attach to online application
      • Detailed resume with references – attach to online application
      • Other required documents – attach to online application

 

DEADLINE:                 Until filled

 

INTERVIEWS:             Conducted as needed

Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(972) 675-3040

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