Job

Middle School Teacher

Cambridge Montessori School, Cambridge MA
Middle School (12-15 years)

Description

Cambridge Montessori School is in search of a fulltime Middle School teacher. A BA or higher degree, a background in education, and teaching experience are required. Candidates who are new to Montessori must be willing to undertake Montessori training. We seek a teacher who is willing to work with colleagues in our interdisciplinary program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a true love for and appreciation of Middle School students and will celebrate their emotional, social, and developmental phases. They must enjoy interacting with early adolescents as their teacher, mentor, and advocate in the classroom, at events, and on trips.

Qualifications

At least three years of Montessori teaching experience AMI or AMS Montessori training in adolescence Knowledge of Montessori theory Experience with how to apply Montessori theory successfully A talent for innovative problem solving that is consistent with those same Montessori principles and practices Enjoys teaching middle school-aged children and has the ability to adapt to their developmental status Puts significant time into discussion, planning, and facilitating Middle School events Effectively plans and problem-solves with the Middle School and Elementary faculty Communicates effectively with students, parents/guardians, colleagues, and others verbally and in writing

Benefits

Competitive salary Receive school vacation weeks and most holidays off closely following the Cambridge Public School calendar Personal/sick days Health/dental/vision insurance HRA plan (CMS will fund the first $800 towards deductible expenses) Life and AD&D coverage is provided at no cost. 403B retirement plan (eligible after working one year) Healthcare FSA plan, dependent care FSA plan, and transit commuter benefit plans available Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD) plans - which includes EAP (Employee Assistance Program) Voluntary benefits offered through Aflac which include Accident Insurance

Contact Information

Please send resume and cover letter to employment@cambridgemontessori.org