East Cooper Montessori Charter School has been a premier public Montessori school in both Charleston County, as well as South Carolina, since 2003. ECMCS serves students age 3-8th grade and takes great pride growing Montessori student and teacher leaders. We enjoy a facility of almost 80,000 square feet complete with a Grand Hall, STEM lab, Performing Arts Room, Stage, Art Studio, Kiln, Basketball courts, Baseball diamond, and two technology labs. We are seeking a Lead Upper Elementary Montessori Teacher for our growing program. Candidates applying must either hold a Montessori Teaching Certificate or be willing to enroll in Montessori Teacher Training. ECMCS will financially sponsor candidates enrolling in Montessori training - details will be discussed during the interview process. Preference is given to candidates with 5 or more years of Montessori teaching experience. At ECMCS, great autonomy is given to teachers to be creative, innovative, and passionate about Montessori education and 21st learners. A hallmark of the Upper Elementary Program is the annual trip to the Montessori Model United Nations in NYC for all 6th grade students. Responsibilities include planning, leading, and implementing the Montessori curriculum with the assistance of a full time Teacher Assistant, supporting parents and students, participating in the culture of the school community, and networking and collaborating during Montessori Professional Development opportunities in the area. The school serves as a leader in the Montessori community and a hub for innovation and professional development. Salary and benefits are commensurate with the CCSD scale.
Commensurate with the Charleston County School District salary scale, insurance benefits, and retirement benefits package.
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