LOWER ELEMENTARY ASSOCIATE AND ASSISTANT TEACHER for 2018-19
Kingsley Montessori School
July 17, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
ABOUT US: 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. Kingsley offers a Montessori education tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Our progressive, inquiry based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and private middle schools. Our core values of knowing every child during their Foundational Decade of Learning and partnering with parents propel students to reach their potential.
JOB SUMMARY: We are growing and searching for innovative educators who are eager to be challenged! Kingsley is seeking a Lower Elementary Associate and Assistant Teacher to join our Lower Elementary (grades 1-3) program. This is an exciting opportunity to teach at one of Boston’s premier independent schools. We are seeking world-class educators (either Montessori trained or willing to be trained) who are looking to bring innovation into the classroom and who desire to work with proven Montessori pedagogy. At Kingsley, your educational passion and creativity can have a potential impact on the design of our progressive, integrated curriculum. As an Associate and Assistant Teacher, you will work alongside the Co-Lead Teachers to best facilitate all aspects of the students’ classroom experience. The successful candidate will attend regular meetings, observe, advise, transition students to and from Co-Curricular classes, and help maintain classroom schedules, records, student needs, and the classroom environment. Associate and Assistant Teachers report to the Directors of Education at Kingsley.
For more information, please visit our website at www.kingsley.org.
QUALIFICATIONS OF PREFERRED CANDIDATES:
-BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred
-Minimum of 3- 5 years teaching experience preferred
-AMS/AMI teaching credential and/or willingness for further 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
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 for why a desire to join Montessori)
-A current resume
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
electronic file names must be in the following format:
-FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year
-FirstName LastName Resume Year
About Kingsley Montessori School
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 program offers a rigorous, integrated curriculum, which includes vast offerings in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).