Social Studies Junior High School level (ages 12-14) American History and Civics. Preferred: Experience with project-based learning.
The World Community Education Center Junior High School Program serves youth ages 12 to 14 who have previously attended a Montessori elementary program. Classes are small (2 to 6 students) and include core curriculum subjects such as math, science, writing, literature, social studies, and a foreign language. Specialty classes in physical education, art, music, and drama are offered. Building on their Montessori foundation, students continue their hands-on learning experiences through project-based learning in, for example, plant study, physics, and environmental studies. The interrelatedness of subjects in the world outside the classroom walls is explored through experiences such as gardening, local community service projects, and more extensive field trips to the wider community.
Ability to engage energetic young people with interest and creative approach in small classrooms size with varying ability within each level. Familiar with Montessori approach and comfortable in rural setting in small community.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Negotiable, commensurate with ability, and reflecting number of classes taught.
The World Community Education Center (K-12) offers a Montessori based prepared environment for learning focused on academic excellence and universal spiritual values that build character and community responsibility. Individual attention is key to helping each student find his or her genius. The knowledge-plus-values based approach prepares future generations for the challenges of the 21st Century.