World Community Education Center (WCEC) is hiring teachers with a desire to work in a transformational setting! (http://worldcommunityedu.org) WCEC is seeking a dedicated and nurturing Primary teacher for a mixed age (3 to 7 years old) classroom of 7-10 students, to begin August 2021.
We are seeking someone who cares deeply about children and is eager to join our small, family-oriented school community on a beautiful rural campus. The ideal educator will guide students’ academic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs; challenging each child to reach their fullest potential, in accordance with the Montessori philosophy.
This community-based school offers a safe, prepared environment for learning focused on academic excellence and universal values, cooperation, mutual respect, building open hearts and minds, strengthening character, and promoting community responsibility. 95% of students transition to higher education with scholarships, honors, and award-winning accomplishments. The WCEC is committed to hiring visionary, dedicated teachers who can guide the next generation to meet the challenges and opportunities of the future.
Features include: • Small classes & Individual attention • Supportive parental involvement • Experiential and project- based learning models • Service to each other, one’s community, and the world • Promoting creative and critical thinking • Respect for diversity; seeking and affirming what unites us. Responsibilities: The Primary teacher is the anchor for the student experience. They are responsible for creating and maintaining the classroom environment, preparing lesson plans for each child, preparing daily group activities, facilitating smooth transitions throughout the day and supervising snack, lunch and recess. They will monitor each child’s attendance, prepare progress reports, and communicate with parents both informally and formally, through parent teacher conferences. The teacher will also attend a weekly staff meeting and work with the staff team in other capacities, as requested. This position is approximately 34 hours per week.
Qualifications Ideal candidates should possess: • At least one year of teaching experience or • B.A. of B.S Degree • AMI, AMS, or MACTE Primary Montessori diploma or in training • Montessori experience or in training • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • A patient and nurturing character • Ability to maintain and create clear guidelines and expectations for students • Appreciation for diversity • Love of the outdoors and nature • Love of service and community • Enthusiasm for and experience with the age group
NOTE: We welcome newly trained Montessori teachers. We are also happy to hear from candidates who are interested in, but do not yet have, Montessori certification. WCEC can offer teacher training and support for candidates interested in learning and growing with us. At WCEC, all teachers actively share in the general support and care of the school community and participate in community service. Responsibilities for this position also include collaboration and participation in school-wide, co-curricular activities.
Additional openings for: Elementary teacher, High School STEM instructor, High School language instructor. Teacher training and/or experience required; Montessori background is a plus
Contact Information for Applicants
To apply please submit a Letter of Introduction & Resume to Head of School,
Atefeh Leavitt: AtefehL@gmail.com