Elementary I Co-Teacher

Nardin Montessori | Buffalo, NY, United States

Posted Date 6/10/2019

Nardin Academy is looking for a trained Montessori teacher who would be dedicated to the mission of our school, committed to the study of Montessori pedagogy, motivated to work collaboratively, and committed to a self-reflective practice and professional development. They will co-teach in a 6 - 9 year old environment, and be responsible to themselves and the team: to be self-motivated, self-directed, and able to manage time effectively while fulfilling curriculum requirements.

- Supervises and plans for the developmental needs of the children, on an individual and group level, in the areas of academic, emotional, social and psychomotor growth
- Executes Montessori philosophy and curriculum in an appropriate manner
- Supports the mission and goals and objectives of the Nardin Academy Montessori School
- Establishes a professional relationship with parents
- Commits to professional growth as a Montessori Teacher and employee of the Nardin Academy Montessori School

- Designs curriculum areas and arranges furniture for optimum use of space and prepares an environment with well-defined curriculum areas and a complement of materials appropriate to the needs of the children
- Develops and implements individual and group lessons
- Supports and implements standards of AMS accreditation and state recognition
- Creates and prepares materials to meet the needs and interests of the children
- Establishes a professional relationship with parents
- Maintains inventory of classroom materials and furnishings
- Monitors student progress
- Maintains and updates academic records
- Uphold professional standards of personal presentation, punctuality,
professional courtesy, and discretion
- Appropriately carry out specific assignments, including but not limited to, service learning, advisory programs, assigned supervision, and other areas as determined by their supervisor
- Engages in self-reflection and annual development of a growth and renewal
plan based on the Characteristics of Professional Excellence
- Develops and implements weekly, monthly, and annual classroom goals
- Comply with the policies and procedures as articulated by the school's Faculty Handbook
- Overtly supports and acts in accordance with the Academy's mission
- Establishes professional relationship with staff, working cooperatively to meet the needs of the children at all times, to include before and after school programs
- Works collaboratively with co-teachers


Qualifications include:

- AMS/AMI certification (Lower Elem: 6-9 Preferred)

- Bachelor of Arts or Science.

- First Aid CPR training or willing to obtain

Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(716) 881-6565

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