Montessori School of Evergreen is a 220-student day school serving students toddler – 8th grade. MSE is dedicated to its mission of inspiring a lifelong love of learning in each student through meaningful, dynamic, and innovative experiences. MSE is fully accredited by both the American Montessori Society and Association of Colorado Independent Schools. Evergreen, Colorado is a wonderful place to call home. Located in the beautiful foothills outside of Denver, it is perfectly situated between city life and the best ski resorts in the country.
MSE is seeking a full time Lead Teacher to join our well-established Lower Elementary team. Lead Teachers are responsible for creating a classroom and student experience that embodies the MSE mission. The Lead Teacher plans and implements all academic and organizational aspects of the classroom. These responsibilities include planning curriculum, teaching a variety of subjects, developing and participating in classroom management plans, observing and assessing student progress, communicating clearly and consistently with parents, and working to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the students. Lead Teachers hold parent-teacher conferences and write student reports. In addition, Lead Teachers participate fully in the life of the school. This includes attending faculty meetings, conferring with colleagues regarding curriculum and teaching strategies, and planning field studies and overnight trips.
Minimum qualifications include an AMS or AMI certification at the 6-9 level, an undergraduate degree, and at least three years of experience as an Lower Elementary lead teacher. An ideal candidate has a strong work ethic and is a responsible leader who works well with others. Candidates would demonstrate willingness to be challenged and to grow professionally, the ability to collaborate, a positive attitude, and excellent communication and organizational skills.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience and education. MSE is an equal opportunity employer.