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Upper Elementary Co-Teacher


Position Type Teacher
Start 08/20/2020
School Name Woodinville Montessori School
City, State Bothell/Woodinville, WA 
Posted 01/24/2020

Woodinville Montessori School seeks an enthusiastic, energetic individual for our upper elementary program. The co-teachers will provide supervision over the classroom community and students’ work, with keen awareness of the functioning of the whole while also paying attention to individual and small group needs. Throughout the school year, the teacher will work with the Upper Elementary Program Director to ensure that students have the necessary tools and time to devote themselves to their work, building a cohesive community and continuing to develop the love of learning.

Responsibilities:

The Upper Elementary Teacher will share the following responsibilities with a co- teacher:

Work in a collaborative team setting in the instruction and supervision of a cohort of 10 - 14 students out of a larger group of upper elementary students.

Coordinate with other upper elementary classrooms in general program level and curriculum planning.

Advise students and parents, and participate in retreats, trips, and community service activities.

Collaborate with specialists and teaching teams at this and other levels.

Communicate with parents in a proactive, respectful and responsive basis.

Participate in the work of the school on pedagogy, curriculum development, and continuous evaluation and improvement.

Plan, track, evaluate, and report on the individual progress of your student group.

See www.woodinvillemontessori.org for a full job description

Qualifications:

Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, strong background in History/Geography, Math/science and/or English/writing a bonus

AMS Elementary I – II Credential or willingness to pursue it

Two or more years classroom experience is preferable

Record of continuous professional development

Attuned to variations in learning style of individual students and willing to adapt to them

Demonstrated enjoyment and understanding of pre-adolescent children

Demonstrated ability to write proficiently, speak in public and work with adults

Ability to work successfully in a collaborative team relationship

Demonstrated ability to create and maintain collaborative working relationship with parents and students

High level of organization and attention to detail and an understanding of how to convey this to students

Technology proficient including Office Suite, Email, and internet research

Salary/Benefits: Salary is dependent on education and experience. Benefits include medical, dental, disability and life insurance; 403b retirement plan; professional development allowance.

Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, a statement of educational philosophy, and the teaching application form found on our website to: jobs@woodinvillemontessori.org.

Woodinville Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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