Plan and implement a student-centered, Montessori inspired core subject morning work period, as well as integrated thematic program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students. Project and place based learning focus. Other duties as assigned by Head of School including but not limited to outdoor excursions, field trips, and winter snow sports.
Must have a valid Elementary or Montessori Certification, as well as hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. At least two years of prior elementary, multiple subject classroom teaching preferred with training in the use of Montessori materials. Our ideal candidates are energetic, self-motivated teachers who are committed to academic excellence and character development. Creativity and innovative ideas are embraced and encouraged. Curriculum Development experience preferred. A candidate must have a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and communicate effectively with all members of the school community including families, students, and staff. Additionally, candidate must demonstrate a willing flexibility to adapt to increased seasonal and/or midyear enrollment, and to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of new students. Experience in Nordic or alpine skiing and/or outdoor, experiential education preferred.
Position requires a demonstrated ability to:
Facilitate student learning across grade levels
Work cooperatively and collaboratively with staff
Embrace a Montessori, enquiry and project based-learning perspective
Target standards and rigor via lessons and assessment per grade level
Monitor student progress using fall, winter, and spring assessment tools and adjusting instruction accordingly for each student.
All employees are subject to a Federal criminal background check.
About Big Sky Discovery Academy
Big Sky Discovery Academy is a Preschool, Elementary and Middle School located in Big Sky, Montana.