Available Positions for Summer 2020 Community Learning Center Programs

Job: Part-Time Elementary Montessori teacher for Mind the Gap 

Camp Description: 

Mind the Gap is a Montessori-based math, summer enrichment program designed for entering First through entering Fifth Grade students.  Targeted, personalized lessons based on a weekly themes keep concepts reinforced or accelerated during the summer gap in academic learning. 

Qualifications

Candidates must have a valid Elementary Montessori Certification or Elementary Teacher Certification, as well as hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. At least two years of prior elementary, multiple subject classroom teaching preferred. Our ideal candidates are energetic, self-motivated teachers who are committed to academic excellence and character development. Creativity and innovative ideas are embraced and encouraged.  Curriculum development experience preferred.

Position requires a demonstrated ability to:

  • Create weekly theme-based lessons in Montessori Math for multiple ages/grades (1st-5th): an additional paid prep day will be required before the start of the summer programs. 
  • Focus on effective and engaging activities that foster a love of learning
  • Supervise brain break and recess times
  • Facilitate student learning across grade levels
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with school staff
  • Embrace Montessori, enquiry and/or project based-learning perspectives
  • Effectively communicate with students, families, and staff
  • Establish a safe and well managed classroom environment
  • Target personalized learning goals for participants
  • Monitor student progress 

All employees are subject to a Federal criminal background check.

If interested, please email a cover letter and resume to the Community Outreach Director, Hannah Richardson: hannahr@bigskydiscoveryacademy.org