JOB SUMMARY: At Kingsley Montessori School, our mission is to help facilitate each student’s social and academic development through a collaborative effort between the home and school. The ultimate objective is to help students to identify and strengthen their unique capabilities and enable them to productively thrive at KMS as engaged learners and responsible citizens.
This is an exciting opportunity to teach at one of Boston’s premier independent schools. We are seeking Assistant Teachers and Lead Teachers who are passionate about working with Lower Elementary students (Grades First through Third) in mixed aged classrooms, and delivering a strong educational experience for all learners. Each Kingsley Lower Elementary classroom consists of two Lead Teachers, and one Assistant Teacher. Candidates interested in either position should have excellent collaboration skills and should look forward to working within a teaching team. All Lower Elementary teachers attend regular meetings, observe, advise, and may serve as a mentor and role model for other faculty. Responsibilities include curriculum management, classroom schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. Lower Elementary Teachers report to the Director of Elementary Education at Kingsley.
For more information, please visit our website at www.kingsley.org.
-BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred
-Lead Teacher position requires AMS/AMI teaching credential - Montessori Certification
-Assistant Teacher position requires commitment to Montessori training
-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
-Understanding multi- age learning environments
-Commitment to meeting the needs of each child
-Competitive, independent school salaries and benefits
-Matching 403b plan
-Extensive, professional development opportunities
-Qualified transportation program
-Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY EMAIL:
-A cover letter describing your interest in the position with overview of your background and experience with children and education (if not Montessori trained, then a rationale or why a desire to join Montessori)
-A current resume
-Contact information for three references
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is a premier, independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. With a growing enrollment of 327 students in Toddler through Sixth Grade, Kingsley offers a dynamic and student-centered education that strives to make the most of each student’s unique gifts and creative interests. Our progressive p...rogram offers a rigorous, integrated curriculum, which includes vast offerings in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).