Dynamic, creative and flexible individuals are wanted for our toddler summer program here in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. As Lead Teacher you will be in charge of designing and implementing curriculum for our eight week program, which is broken down into four 2 week sessions. Your responsibilities will include creating classroom materials and activities, supervising Assistant Teachers, effectively communicating with families and reporting to the Director. We seek teachers who can present curriculum that is compatible to Montessori education while acting as ambassadors for Montessori philosophy to families outside our school year community. Candidates should effectively plan and problem-solve with a team, have a sense of humor and relate warmly and effectively to others. The ability to understand and work with different learning styles is required. Position is 8 weeks long with an additional week of training and orientation. In addition to this summer position there may be employment opportunities during the school year.
Send resume & cover letter to (or respond to this post): Summer Program Director Montessori School of Northampton 51 Bates Street, Northampton, MA 01060
The Montessori School of Northampton is an equal opportunity employer. MSN is committed to recruiting a diverse staff and student body and selecting faculty and staff without regard to race, color, religious creed, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, genetic information, national origin or ancestry, age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all personnel actions and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. MSN makes every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants or employees with disabilities of which we are aware.
Broad diversity is essential to fostering an inclusive climate and central to MSN’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas. We believe that affirmative action in employment furthers these goals. We holistically assess each candidate, giving favorable consideration to an applicant’s record of working with students with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. MSN will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others to overcome educational barriers.
Qualifications: Massachusetts EEC Lead Teacher certified or application in process. Montessori toddler preferred but not required. Two or more years of previous lead teaching experience is desired.
About The Montessori School of Northampton
Established in 1976, the Montessori School of Northampton (MSN) is an independent school located in the welcoming, culturally vibrant town of Northampton, MA. Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Pioneer Valley and a short drive to major metropolitan centers, MSN is an AMS/AISNE accredited school enrolling approximately 120 students from toddler through middle school. The mission of MSN encourages a lifetime of exploration through self-directed learning and discovery, while fostering self-esteem, respect for others, and global stewardship.