Upper Elementary Teacher

Montessori del Mundo | aurora, CO, United States

Posted Date 4/11/2019
Description

Job Description:

Provide individualized instruction in English to 4th -6th-grade students in an Upper Elementary Montessori classroom.  Collaborate with Spanish Upper El Teacher to develop a coherent program across two dual language classrooms. Establish and maintain the physical environment of the classroom including material creation.  Develop a positive, productive classroom culture leading towards self-regulation. Observe and analyze student work and plan appropriate instruction. Maintain a record-keeping system to track student progress.  Develop all students as bilingual and bi-literate. Provide effective literacy instruction targeted at bilingual literacy development. Organize and supervise field trips. Invest in families by building and maintaining positive relationships with parents.  Supervise students and ensure their safety. Submit student progress reports and other required paperwork on time. Supervise classroom assistant. Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to Dual Language education and Montessori philosophy
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and passing score on the PLACE or Praxis
  • Montessori Certification in Upper Elementary (or certification in Lower Elementary and willingness to obtain Upper Elementary certification during summer 2019)
  • Experience with and passion for: working with Second Language Learners, instructing literacy, and oral language development.
  • Experience working with State Standards
  • Commitment to building long term relationships with students, parents, and colleagues
  • A desire to learn and grow as a teacher; open-ness to feedback, collaboration, and compromise
  • Preferred: 3+ years of teaching experience in a Montessori Classroom and/or at a 90/10 Dual Language program
  • Preferred: Experience launching a Montessori Classroom
  • Preferred: Bilingual English, Spanish

Application:

Please email your application to info@montessoridelmundo.org attn: Hiring


o Resume
o Cover Letter (in English or Spanish)
o Teaching Philosophy – 1-2 pages (in English)

This position is for the 2019-2020 school year. We will accept applications until the position is filled.

Montessori Credentials Held
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Not specified
Phone(720) 863-8629

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