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Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School - Kindergarten Teacher

April 07, 2021 5:59 PM | Nancy NDCWebDesign (Administrator)

Contact: Yaeko Rodrigues

Email: yaeko.rodrigues@ridgeline.org

Name of School/Organization: Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School

School Website: www.ridgeline.org

Age Group: Kindergarten

Description: Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School is seeking a kindergarten teacher to join our passionate and experienced teaching team. This position is for our stand alone kindergarten classroom that feeds our three lower elementary classrooms. Montessori teachers create joyful classroom communities where children become independent, compassionate, and active learners who will grow to thoughtfully shape the world. The teacher is their guide, encouraging wonder, love of learning, curiosity, and skill. Montessori teachers also build community beyond the walls of their own classroom.

Ridgeline Montessori was the first public Montessori school in Oregon and has successfully served public K-8 students in Eugene, Oregon since September 2000. The school provides an academically rigorous Montessori education to children from all walks of life. Every day students balance their freedom to explore and think for themselves with their responsibility to work and learn within a community. Ridgeline has strong reading, math, and science proficiency rates as well as high instructional engagement and success with a diversity of students.

Required Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree and any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skill may be considered qualifying. A typical way to obtain required knowledge and skill would be:

Current Oregon Teaching License*, or

Montessori Credential, and

Experience teaching at assigned grade level, Montessori setting preferred

*Must have willingness to attend Montessori summer training

Preferred Qualifications:

Montessori Elementary training, and or

Experience as an assistant in a Montessori classroom

Deep understanding of child development

Experience with inclusive practices

Experience with 25 or more children in a classroom environment

Application Deadline: April 16th or until Filled

To apply:

Email the following to careers@ridgeline.org

1. Lead Teacher Application found at http://www.ridgeline.org/employment-opportunities

2. Resume

3. Letter of interest including the following topics:

Ability to relate to diverse populations, experience and/or training in multicultural education programs

Work/volunteer history with students at different developmental stages

Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School prohibits discrimination and harassment on any basis protected by law, including but not limited to an individual’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veterans’ status, because of the perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, familial status, economic status or veterans’ status of any other persons with whom the individual associates.

Pay: $36,751.00 - $46,496.00 per year

Phone: 541-681-9662

School Address: 4500 West Amazon Drive, Eugene, Oregon 97405

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