Monument View Montessori is a small public charter school in Fruita, CO. With a rapidly growing and dedicated school community, MVMCS is poised for significant growth in the coming years. MVMCS is seeking an Elementary Lead Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
The Elementary Lead Teacher, serving grades 4-5, provides an organized working environment, conducive to the development of students, using the Montessori Method. Working in close collaboration with the Head of School and other teaching staff, the Elementary Teacher guides, monitors, and supervises children using Montessori techniques and training to deliver a sound Montessori Elementary program. S/he has strong writing skills and is organized and articulate. The teacher will possess a friendly disposition, demonstrate leadership and emotional maturity, and have a love of learning and playing. The Elementary Teacher is responsible for maintaining student well-being and safety.
The Elementary Lead Teacher is responsible for all aspects of the classroom: classroom management, outdoor education, lesson planning, record-keeping, progress reporting, and student and parent interactions. The teacher provides ongoing support and engagement with students in creating and maintaining a non-discriminatory, all-inclusive program with high academic standards and a commitment to social and emotional learning and growth. S/he maintains and fosters constructive interactions with students and parents. The teacher participates in weekly staff meetings, and will periodically attend school functions and events after regular school hours. Throughout the school, the Elementary Lead Teacher will demonstrate grace and courtesy. This is a 10-month position, paid over 12 months. The opportunity may exist to oversee a summer program as an additional paid position.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field
- Strong understanding of Montessori scope and sequence
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION
- CPR/First Aid certification and FEMA training (within 30 days)
- Sound knowledge of Montessori education and learning environments
- Montessori Certification (upper elementary)
- CO teaching credential
- CBI/FBI fingerprint clearance and background check (pre-employment)
- Be physically strong and able to lift at least 50 pounds
- Continuing professional development – 15 hours per school year
SALARY: Opening at $40,000.00 and commensurate with experience.
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