The May Sands Montessori School, in the heart of Key West, is currently accepting applications for a Middle Grades Math and Middle Grades Science Teacher for our Early Secondary class (7th & 8th grades, combined).
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 teaching credential, as well as a Florida Educator’s Certificate in Middle Grades Math and Middle Grades Science, 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 a 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. Our Primary and Elementary classrooms are staffed with an assistant as well as a lead guide, and our typical class size is 24 students. Instruction in the Early Secondary classroom requires subject-area specialization, which supports a sharing of the instructional responsibilities among two lead guides.
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 its employees.
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.