Middle School Guide

Mountaintop Montessori
Published
September 4, 2020
Category
Job Type
Education Requirements
MACTE accredited adolescent Montessori diploma (or ready for internship year). Bachelor's Degree High level of patience and good interpersonal skills. Ability to work not only with children but with parents and other staff members as well.
Experience Requirements
Ideally experience teaching advanced Math classes such as Geometry and Algebra to Middle School students.
Work Hours
8 - 4:30
Street Address
440 Pinnacle Place

Description

We have an exciting opening in our Middle School program for a MACTE credentialed Montessori Guide (Adolescence I) effective immediately. Consideration will also be given to candidates currently pursuing MACTE credentialing. This is a great opportunity to join a well-established program in an accredited school. The right candidate is a team-player and enthusiastic proponent of the Montessori Method as it applies to adolescents. The candidate can be a recent graduate (or about to graduate), or an experienced teacher looking to expand their leadership skills in an independent school setting. Ideally, the candidate would have experience and a record of success teaching high school level math courses (Algebra and Geometry) as well as English/Language Arts.  Our program is taught by two Middle School guides and cocurricular instructors devoted to offering our students an intellectually stimulating curriculum, and opportunities for socio-emotional and leadership development including entrepreneurship, job internships, field trips, participation in MMUN, and other age-appropriate social outlets.  We are currently operating with restrictions designed to minimize the spread of COVID-19, which may include delivering some classes on-line via synchronous and asynchronous methods.  Compensation based on experience.

Qualifications

We are willing to train the right candidate for this position. Ideally, we would prefer to see experience teaching advanced Math courses to Middle School students. A MACTE adolescent credential is highly desired.

Responsibilities

The Lead Guide helps direct students’ activities academically, socially, emotionally and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach their fullest potential according to Montessori philosophy and procedures. The guide understands and promotes the school's mission, vision and policies, both within and outside the immediate school community. Currently, curricular areas are divided between the two guides.

Skills

High level of patience and good interpersonal skills.
Ability to work not only with children but with parents and other staff members as well.
Previous teaching experience preferred
Proficiency working with computers (email, google doc, record-keeping - MRX)
Must pass a criminal background check.

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