Fort Washington, Maryland
The Beddow Montessori School, founded in 1980 in Fort Washington, MD, has an immediate opening for a Montessori Elementary Teacher.Starting Salary 60k plus Candidates should hold an AMI or AMS certification in Elementary with experience working in a Montessori classroom.
The Beddow School is a private, non-sectarian school for children from 2½ years of age through age 12 that sits on 5 acres of land conveniently located close to the DC, Northern VA and Southern MD. Our philosophy is based on the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori.
Elementary Montessori Teacher Job Description: It is expected that Montessori teachers, in accordance with their albums, shall be responsible for the following: Organization and maintenance of the Prepared Environment/Classroom. Planning and developing age-appropriate curricula that promote intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth of the student, to include the school year lesson plans, special units, projects, and field trips. Maintaining ongoing knowledge of Montessori principles. Maintain needed skills to guide and direct elementary students, ages 6-12. Keep student information confidential, be professional and positive in all dealings with children and their parents. Communicating with families so that their understanding of the Montessori curriculum grows as the year progresses. Encouraging families to observe and have conferences during the year. Participating in all-School Community activities to demonstrate their commitment to Montessori principles and to their students. Keeping appropriate records so that a Student Progress Report, completed in April, will accurately reflect the arc of the student’s work throughout the year. The Report should be the basis for the Spring conference with the parents. Cooperating with other staff members in supervising dismissal and playground duty according to an agreed-upon schedule.
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree AMS or AMI Elementary Certification Experience working in a Montessori Classroom Valid CPR/First Aide Certificate
8600 Loughran Rd
Fort Washington, MD
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