The Montessori School of Northampton is looking for a dynamic, creative and nurturing Lead Guide for our combined grades 4-6 classroom who has Demonstrated knowledge and skill in instructional principles, methods and techniques. Ability to effectively teach to a wide range of students’ academic needs, interests and varying abilities. Culturally responsive classroom management that treats children with unconditional positive regard is required. Ability to develop positive, trusting relationships within the community. Position requires some outside of school day activities such as school events and an overnight class retreat.
The Montessori School of Northampton is an equal opportunity employer. MSN is committed to 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.
Training certificate for upper elementary level from an accredited AMS institution.
2 years previous classroom teaching
About 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.