Bay Farm Montessori Academy is searching for a passionate, Montessori-trained teacher to lead an Infant/Toddler room. Our Toddler House is above capacity and we are excited to be opening a third Infant/Toddler room for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in joining a highly-trained team of teachers to promote a vibrant Montessori experience for our youngest children, please apply.
Bay Farm’s Toddler House Montessori lead teacher will help prepare a Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach their fullest potential. The teacher is also responsible for maintaining the operation of the classroom in accordance with state licensing requirements. The Montessori teacher performs his/her services under the direction and supervision of the Head of School. Working hours are 8.00 AM to 4.00 PM including prep time. The starting date for the position is August 15, 2019.
Job Responsibilities: Responsible for preparation of the classroom environment, materials and equipment; ensures that all materials are in good repair and all sets complete. Develops and makes materials when needed. Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum. Give appropriate presentations and establish a record keeping system to track the children’s progress. Supervise the classroom assistant, aide, interns, substitutes, and parent volunteers. Provide necessary instruction and training for those assisting in the classroom environment. Promote good communication among staff members. Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents. Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy. Be a community leader, responsible for the school in the absence of an administrator.
Ensure the classroom and staff are compliant with EEC regulations.
Department of Early Education and Care Teacher certified for infant/toddlers Experience planning and implementing the Montessori curriculum.
Experience giving appropriate presentations
Experience establishing and maintaining a record keeping system to track children’s progress. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary. Amazing collaborative skills -children, parents, staff members. A positive and open attitude toward all children is a requirement.
About Bay Farm Montessori Academy
Bay Farm Montessori Academy is an independent, coeducational day school offering programs rooted in the work of Maria Montessori for students from 12 months through 14 years (8th grade). Located in Duxbury, MA, Bay Farm is one of the South Shore’s oldest and largest Montessori schools with students from more than a dozen different towns. Through studies in a broad array of areas and a curriculum integrated with visual and performing arts, students develop the skills and experience to emerge as self-confident learners and leaders. Accredited by the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) and affiliated with the American Montessori Society, Bay Farm is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.