Cambridge Montessori School seeks a full time co-lead Upper Elementary teacher for a classroom of approximately 18 children age nine to twelve years. CMS has two Upper Elementary classrooms and the teachers in the program work closely together to plan and implement curriculum. Montessori training preferred. Three to five years experience in a classroom with 9-12 year olds is desirable.
We seek flexible, imaginative, creative teachers who can effectively plan and problem solve with a team. The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles is required. We expect our faculty to be involved and active in the school community. Confident, professional demeanor and a sense of humor are important characteristics. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues and others. Strong writing skills are a prerequisite. Above all, a strong respect for and love of children is essential to function effectively in this child-centered environment. We look for a long-term commitment to the school.
This position is for the academic year, September through June. Salary is based on experience and background. The school offers a competitive benefits package.
Cambridge Montessori School is a coeducational independent day school enrolling students from toddlers through grade eight. Since 1963, CMS has been serving Cambridge and surrounding towns, CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries. CMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.
Cambridge Montessori School encourages independent, self-directed learning for life in a child-centered, international community valuing peace, respect for others and pride in individual differences.
CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.