Elementary Science Teacher Position - Immediate Opening Available

Kingsley Montessori School | Boston, MA, United States

Posted Date 11/18/2019
Description

DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley seeks applicants for the position of Elementary Science Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive, integrated Montessori curriculum in Kingsley’s Lower Elementary Division (Kindergarten–Third Grade) and informed by Montessori pedagogy and principles in Kingsley’s Upper Elementary Division (Fourth–Sixth Grade).TheElementaryScienceTeacher willshareresponsibilityforallaspectsofeachofour students’ Science classroom and Science Lab experiences and for developing strong partnerships with parents and colleagues. Other important duties include advancing your professional and personal growth and fulfilling administrative duties. All teachers attend regular meetings, and share responsibilities with other faculty in the areas of curriculum management, class schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. The Elementary Science Teacher reports to the Directors of Upper and Lower Elementary Education.

Please visit our website at www.kingsley.org for more information.

ABOUT US:

Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is an independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers a Montessori education tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and independent middle schools. Our program’s commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels each student to access his or her potential.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred

-Minimum of three years teaching experience teaching Elementary level Science.

-Experience with a variety of instructional methods and multi-age learning environments

-Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community

-Commitment to meeting the needs of each child

-Commitment to professional growth and best practices in education

-Familiarity with and/or an interest in learning more about Montessori pedagogy (American Montessori Society (AMS)/Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials are a plus but are not required)

BENEFITS:

-Competitive, independent school salaries

-Matching 403b plan

-Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)

-Extensive, professional development opportunities, including Montessori training

-Qualified transportation program

-Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori certification

-Tuition remission up to 50% for full-time employees

TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION* BY EMAIL:

-A cover letter describing your interest in the position with overview of your background and experience with children and education

-A statement of educational philosophy

-A current resume

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:

Karen Diamond, Assistant to the Head of School

working@kingsley.org

*electronic file names must be in the following format:

FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year

FirstName LastName Resume Year

Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Other
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(617) 226-4900

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