Montessori Academy is an "A" rated charter school in Paradise Valley. We just had a Junior Elementary Teacher (Elem I) cancel her contract due to a family issue. We are now interviewing!
It is the Lead Teacher’s responsibility to foster and elicit learning, create evolving environments and make each day a productive step in the journey to the ultimate goal: A child who is motivated, independent and has a love of learning. Candidate must have the ability to teach in a mixed-age, diverse environment where children’s individual development and needs, rather than age, guide the curriculum and teaching process. The ideal candidate will be understanding and attentive to student needs, and have a passion for the education field. You must be committed to developing meaningful relationships with children and have strong communication skills, as you will be expected to interact with colleagues, parents, students, and administration.
Minimum of a Bachelor ‘s Degree
Montessori Certification- willing to pay for training
Teacher Proficiency Exam, as needed
Must obtain an Arizona Identity Verified Fingerprint Card
TB Test required
Create, plan and implement approved curriculum
Team member attitude, effective communication and organizational skills
Professional, punctual, and friendly
Daily responsibilities include: comprehensive knowledge of Montessori materials, preparing the classroom, individual record keeping for children, positive partnering with an Assistant Teacher, and Parent/Teacher conferences.
Starting at $30,000.00 per year (varies based on intern or experienced teacher)
Benefits: 401(k), Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Employee discount, Paid time off
This job is a minimum of one (school) year commitment and begins on August 2, 2021