Contact: Aimee Allen
Name of School/Organization: Harbor Montessori School
School Website: www.harbormontessori.org
Age Group: 9-12
Description: Harbor Montessori School in Gig Harbor Washington, is seeking a dynamic and compassionate upper elementary Montessori teacher for the 2023-24 school year. HMS has well-equipped and beautiful classrooms, small class sizes, a welcoming and joyful staff and faculty, all on a beautiful four-acre campus just two miles from the downtown area.
Harbor Montessori School is accredited by the American Montessori Society and is an equal opportunity employer seeking candidates who will embrace the tenets of Montessori Education and the school’s mission, vision, and values, including optimism, respect, connection, integrity, and inclusivity.
Candidates must be detail-oriented, work well as a team member, be experienced in classroom management skills, and have a deep understanding of Montessori education in the second plane of development.
The Upper Elementary Teacher is a full-time, 10-month position. The Upper Elementary Teacher will work in conjunction with their Upper Elementary teaching partner, the Elementary Team Leader, the Academic Support Teacher, the Assistant Head of School, and the Head of School to educate, lead, and empower Upper Elementary students in accordance with the principles of Montessori educational philosophy and practices. The candidate must hold an Upper Elementary credential from an AMS, AMI, or MACTE accredited teacher education program.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
*Prepare lessons in collaboration with their Upper Elementary teaching partner in all subject areas
*Develop, review, and update curriculum and curriculum maps as needed in conjunction with their Upper Elementary teaching partner and Head of School
*Prepare annual statement of goals and objectives for professional development and evaluation
*Maintain a prepared environment in the classroom and other areas used for instruction
*Maintain student records with regard to attendance, achievement, and report-writing
*Prepare reports for parents in accordance with the established policies of Harbor Montessori School
*Prepare for and participate in regular parent-teacher conferences as set forth on the school calendar
*Participate in regularly scheduled day and overnight trips with students
*Attend and participate in various evening meetings
*Establish and maintain a positive and professional relationship with students, families, and other staff members
SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree required
Montessori certification required
The salary range at Harbor Montessori school is $42,000-$60,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
*Health, vision, dental, and life insurance
*Generous paid time off
*Paid professional development
Phone: (253) 851-5722
School Address: 5414 Comte Dr NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335