UPPER ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM (GRADES 4-6/MIXED AGES) LEAD TEACHER (#HVM-UE2018-02)

Hill View Montessori Charter Public School ( learn more )

Haverhill, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3013018
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 5, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Hill View Montessori Charter Public School, a public school serving 305 students in grades K-8 using the Montessori approach to educating children, located in historic Haverhill, Massachusetts (35 miles north of Boston on the New Hampshire border and about 17 miles from the Atlantic Ocean), is seeking an experienced and dedicated teacher for an Upper Elementary (grades 4-6/mixed ages) Montessori public school classroom.

Well-qualified candidates will have public school teaching experience and a commitment to learning and applying the Montessori approach to educating children. Candidates should also have a strong commitment to child-based, developmentally-appropriate, holistic education. Montessori certification or experience teaching in a Montessori environment a big plus! Strengths should include an ability to work collaboratively, a passion for project-based and experiential, independent learning, and a positive and creative approach to teaching. Experience working in a Massachusetts public school is also a plus!

NOTE: Resumes and letters of interest should be sent directly to: parnold@hvmcps.org.

The Montessori Teacher is a guide who helps direct his/her students’ activities academically, socially, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach his/her full potential in these developmental areas, in accordance with Montessori philosophy and procedures in a Montessori prepared public school setting. We value teacher candidates that possess a deep understanding of child development.

Applicants should have a high joy-factor and positive energy and enthusiasm; superb classroom management and leadership; emotional maturity; excellent organizational and communication skills; a love of learning and a love of playing; and, a drive for excellence with a commitment to each child. Applicants should demonstrate a friendly disposition and possess a strong capacity for kindness, compassion, and thoughtfulness. We are seeking a colleague committed to building strong collegial and parent relationships, and one who is committed to self-development. Appreciation for student diversity including learning, experiential, cultural & economic diversity is important as well as an open mind, open heart, and a sense of humor.

Major Responsibilities Include:
• Implementing a Montessori Upper Elementary (grades 4-6/mixed age classroom) curriculum aligned with Massachusetts state standards
• Integrating place-based education in a prepared Montessori environment
• Setting the example for and upholding Montessori's commitment to grace and courtesy
• Serving collaboratively on grade- level and diverse teacher teams to improve the professional practices of the school

Please submit your resume along with a letter of interest describing how or why Public Montessori Education resonates with you personally and/or professionally.

Resumes and letters of interest should be sent directly to: parnold@hvmcps.org.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Math: General
    Classroom Teacher > Montessori
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Hill View Montessori Charter Public School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Phil Arnold , Executive Director
    • 75 Foundation Ave.
    • Haverhill, Massachusetts 01835
    • Phone: 978-521-2616
    • Fax: 978-521-2656
    • Email: click here

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