Middle School (Grades 7 & 8) Lead Teacher

Montessori School of Evergreen Marshdale | Evergreen, CO, United States

Posted Date 2/13/2020
Description

Middle School (Grades 7 & 8) Lead Teacher

 

Montessori School of Evergreen (MSE) is a 230-student day school serving students Toddler through Eighth Grade. MSE is dedicated to its mission of inspiring a lifelong love of learning in each student through meaningful, dynamic, and innovative experiences.  MSE is fully accredited by both the American Montessori Society and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools. 

 

MSE is seeking a highly qualified teacher to join our Middle School. Applicants must understand Montessori fundamentals and approach, have strong teaching and curriculum development experience, and be highly tuned to the needs of adolescents. Strong communication skills, the desire to work collaboratively as part of a team, take part in all aspects of the program including trips with students, and the ability and interest to integrate curriculum across subject areas are a must as well. The successful candidate will join a team that is growing the Secondary Montessori model.

 

Qualifications:

  • AMS/MACTE certification in Secondary 1 (or willingness to begin training this summer)
  • BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred 
  • Minimum of 5+ years teaching experience in Seventh and/or Eighth Grade
  • Understanding of and commitment to Montessori philosophy 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community 
  • Commitment to professional development and best practices in education 
  • Education experience in a variety of instructional methods 
  • Commitment to meeting the needs of each child 
  • Computer proficiency
  • Experience with student learning management systems

 

Benefits:

    • Competitive, independent school salaries
    • Full benefits package including healthcare, PTO and retirement
    • Extensive, professional development opportunities

 

  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications

 

  • Tuition remission opportunities for MSE enrolled students of staff

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and education.  MSE is an equal opportunity employer.

 

TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY EMAIL: 

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume 
  • Contact information for three references

 

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: 

hiring@montessori-evergreen.org

 

Electronic file names must be in the following format: 

  • FirstName LastName Cover Letter CurrentYear - Middle School Lead
  • FirstName LastName Resume CurrentYear - Middle School Lead
Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(303) 674-0093

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