Violeta Montessori School
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Violeta Montessori School in Cambridge, MA seeks an entrepreneurial experienced bilingual (Spanish/English) AMI-trained primary teacher to be its Spanish-speaking teacher leader. You and the English-speaking teacher leader will energize all aspects of the one-room school that serves 20 children, from teaching in the classroom to managing day-to-day operations. Violeta Montessori is part of the Wild ower Network, a unique community of like-minded colleagues that both teach and administer their own Montessori microschools. Schools in the Network draw on tools and resources from the Wild ower Foundation.
Violeta Montessori School
Violeta Montessori School, founded in 2015, is a bilingual Spanish/English full immersion non-pro t lab microschool serving children 2.9 - 6 years of age. We have handcrafted a beautiful, peaceful learning environment that supports children, teachers, and families as they follow life’s unfolding journey. Violeta is a unique classroom of researchers, learners, and educators: through our huge shopfront-windows natural sunlight casts rainbows across our muraled walls and gorgeous planters, Violeta fosters growth in our joyful bilingual Montessori environment. Violeta aims to create the highest quality educational opportunities available to families with limited economic means, to strengthen families through parent education, to build community across racial and socioeconomic lines, and to shift public perception about the value of small schools, Montessori environments, and early childhood education. Embedded within this beautiful diversity are 9 Principles that unite Violeta and all our Wild ower schools.
What You Bring
- ● A deep commitment to authentic Montessori - Your expertise will position you to be a highly
e ective facilitator of children’s learning and to extend the values of Montessori to include the
adults within your school community
- ● Entrepreneurial leadership - Your default mode is “yes.” You are exible, open-minded, see
opportunity in obstacles, and are energized by using creativity and resourcefulness to create
solutions to problems
- ● Generosity of spirit - You live with kindness, work gently with others, practice gratitude, and lead
with love. You seek advice openly and are comfortable working in a non-hierarchical organization.
- ● Willingness to work hard - You have the aptitude, stamina, time, and appetite to raise yourself to
the challenge of leading your own school. You will not be alone, but you will be busy.
- ● A desire to learn and grow - You are eager to stretch beyond your current experience, to develop
new skills and expertise and to more deeply explore your purpose and potential.
- ● Commitment to serving diverse and multifaceted communities - You are eager to increase
access to Montessori to families of limited economic means and are deeply committed to supporting the development of community across racial lines. You may be especially passionate about working closely with families who are new to the United States, Native Nations, and/or families who speak another language at home.
If you would like to explore co-leading Violeta Montessori School, send an email, with your resume attached, to Mardie Hinkley at email@example.com. In your email, please brie y summarize why you are interested in Violeta Montessori School and feel free to include questions you have on your mind. If you are interested to learn more about our beautiful Violeta Montessori School, please visit www.violeta.org
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