The Teacher helps to create an environment that is conducive to the growth and development of children in the realization of their fullest learning potential. He or she will prepare materials to meet the needs of the children and operate in a manner consistent with the Montessori Method and concerns for educational excellence.
Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes:
- Has a Montessori diploma for primary- or elementary-aged children.
- Has proven excellence in guiding children in or out of a school environment.
- Has evident passion for being on an entrepreneurial journey.
- Loves to experiment, evaluate, and improve on everything she/he does.
- Has a deep respect for all children, an empathy for the challenges children face in their lives, and a commitment to gentle, compassionate goal setting.
- Learns quickly and works hard.
- Has proven excellence in written and oral communication skills.
- Is an active reader.
- Is an independent learner who can take direction but can also work with little direct guidance.
- Has a willingness to be coached and mentored.
- Has a willingness to work in a 12-month program (with time off for holidays; winter, spring, and small summer breaks; etc.).
- Ability to pass pre-employment screening, including criminal background check.