Job Opening for 2024-25

Elementary Teacher 6-12 class in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, US

Elementary Montessori Guide
The Children’s Tree Montessori School in Old Saybrook, CT, is looking for an experienced Elementary Montessori Guide. Qualified candidates will have Montessori certification training from a MACTE accredited training center, experience working in a 6-9,  9-12 or 6-12 year old Montessori classroom, a love for Montessori education and a respect for all children, excellent communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, and the ability to think creatively and prepare new works to meet the needs of students. Competitive salaries offered.

Qualifications for Ideal Candidates
6-12 or 9-12 Elementary Montessori Certification with a minimum of three years experience
Energetic, Compassionate, Team Player
Bachelor degree or higher in the field of education
Effective Communication Skills
Can exercise tact, discretion, and confidentiality
Experience using Google Drive and Microsoft Word or Excel.
Strong leadership qualities and skills.
Ability to develop rapport with children, parents, and co-workers.

Competitive Salary based on experience, certifications and degrees
Discounted Tuition
Paid Training
Aflac Supplemental Insurance Packages
Matching Retirement Program

Participate in developing curriculum, activities, and exercises for the classroom and school.
Generate a weekly shopping list for needed supplies.
Create, design, and maintain all areas of the classroom, including weekly lesson plans
Supervise upkeep of all educational equipment and materials in the assigned area.
Observe and analyze the behavior of the children.
Maintain a daily record of the activities of the children.
Maintain and update a weekly record of the progress of each child.
Prepare periodic reports and Individual Development Plans; review with supervisor and parents.
Work with parents to promote understanding of their child’s growth and development.
Effectively introduce and implement the principles of the Montessori Method.
Help prepare and attend various parent teacher meetings, parent nights, picnics, and children’s productions.
Encourage parent participation in school programs.
Conduct regular formal and/or informal parent/teacher conferences on each child’s school adjustment, classroom behavior, and developmental progress.
Train, supervise, and effectively utilize classroom assistants, substitutes, and volunteers.
Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times.
Contribute to Staff In-Service Training by planning, leading, or assisting in a workshop presentations or by developing resources.
Manage the successful transition of the children from their homes to the school setting.
Develop the vocabulary of the children, arrange thematic units and organize activities to achieve this.
Observe and resolve various problems faced by newly inducted children encountered while adapting to a completely new environment.

Application Information
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Equal Opportunity Employer
Mail resumes to 96 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475

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