The May Sands Montessori School is in the heart of Key West and has an open lead guide position for our second Upper Elementary class!
About our School
The May Sands Montessori School has the distinction of providing tuition-free education in the tropical island community of Key West, Florida, since 1998! Our school provides nurturing learning environments where students have the opportunity to reach their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and psychological growth.
May Sands Montessori School serves students in the Primary, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, and Early Secondary program levels.
Requirements of the Position
As a Montessori public charter school, our instructional staff must meet eligibility standards for the position. Montessori Elementary I and II credential, as well as a Professional Educator’s Certificate in Elementary Education, are requirements of the position. Candidates who hold only Montessori credentials may be eligible for temporary certification; learn more about pathways to professional educator certification: http://www.fldoe.org/teaching/certification/pathways-routes/
Prior experience leading inquisitive students in an Upper Elementary Montessori environment is preferred. Above all, respect for self, others, and the environment are essential qualities to function effectively on our team.
The position begins 5 August 2019 with a pre-planning week, and students begin with a staggered start. Each of our classrooms is staffed with an assistant as well as a lead guide, and our typical class size is 24 students.
Placement on the salary schedule shall be based on verified years of teaching experience in the field. The base salary for beginning level Instructional Staff is $42,000. Advanced degrees and Montessori credentials receive supplemental compensation.
The May Sands Montessori School offers a comprehensive benefits package for credentialed, certified professional educators.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and three references to Lynn Barras: Lynn@MaySandsMontessori.com.
The May Sands Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer.