Montessori Lead Teacher – Part Time Primary and Full Time Lower Elementary & Upper Elementary starting August 5th – In addition to the core qualifications, each individual must be a
strong, clear communicator, adapt well to change, show flexibility, welcome collaboration, keep organized, current, and complete records, and have knowledge of Colorado Content Standards and Montessori lessons designed to engage students in learning these skills. This person truly loves working with children, and is committed to helping them build a solid educational foundation, develop strong social and emotional competency, and inspiring a life-long love of learning. (see complete job description here: https://freehorizonmontessori.jeffcopublicschools.org/our_school/employment
Core Requirments for Teaching Positions:
• Bachelor’s Degree • Montessori Credential from MACTE-Accredited Program (or currently enrolled) • Passing score on appropriate PLACE or Praxis II exam as required by the Colorado Depart- ment of Education • Colorado Shines PDIS Level III or higher (required for Early Childhood teachers only) • 3 Years Experience as a Lead Teacher Preferred
Successful candidates will bring an understanding of the relationship between curriculum, instruction, and assessment in supporting student achievement, and demonstrate comfort and competence in utilizing technology to enhance student learning.
Free Horizon Montessori, a Jeffco Public Option School of Innovation serving children in preschool through 8th grade, is a richly diverse community nestled in the foothills of Golden, Colorado. We are a growing school with 450 students and a strong, supportive parent body and passionate, committed faculty. At Free Horizon Montessori, we value educators who ignite passion, spark curiosity, and inspire children as they learn and grow into responsible global citizens. We are dedicated to supporting students in developing into independent, respectful, and responsible leaders and learners. We view education as a partnership between the student, family, school, and community and seek professionals willing to invest in our pursuit of excellence. Our faculty enjoys a shared leadership model wherein all staff members are encouraged to contribute ideas and incite positive change. Does this strike a chord in you? If you embrace life-long learning, demonstrate maturity, and engage in a collaborative approach to education, we invite you to apply - here www.applitrack.com/freehorizon/onlineapp/