The STAR School is a dynamic, award-winning Pre-K through 8th Grade Public Charter School that serves a primarily Native American population near Flagstaff and Leupp, AZ. STAR School is the first completely off-grid, solar and wind powered charter school in the country, and the Ałchíní Bighan early childhood program just earned a 4-Star rating through Quality First!
STAR is currently seeking an experienced Montessori Assistant Teacher to serve in our 3-6 year-old Ałchíní Bighan (“Children’s House,” in Navajo) beginning July, 2019 (with potential for starting spring 2019 to learn the position).
Our ideal candidate will be interested in guiding young children in Montessori education while working with team members to co-create unique programming that reflects the culturally responsive values and mission of the STAR School.
We desire someone who is patient and engaging, and who embraces the Montessori philosophy of education. Ideal candidates will possesses strong organizational skills along with great communication and interpersonal skills with both children and adults. He or she will be flexible, self-directed but also willing to follow instructions, and able to work cooperatively with teachers, other support personnel, school administration and families.
STAR School offers: Competitive Wage/Salary; Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits; 401(k) Retirement opportunity; paid sick and personal leave, and paid federal holidays; free breakfast and lunch for all students and employees.