WCEC is seeking an Upper Elementary teacher for a mixed age (9-12) classroom of 7 to 10 students, to begin August 2020. We seek a dedicated and nurturing individual, enthusiastic about children and eager to join our small, family-oriented community on a beautiful rural campus. The ideal educator will guide students’ academic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs; challenging each child to reach his/her fullest potential, in accordance with the Montessori philosophy.
Since 1975, WCEC has offered quality Montessori education based on universal values and love of learning. We cultivate a strong sense of community through school-wide activities, service projects, and outdoor experiences. In addition to the traditional Montessori curriculum, we embrace other areas and methods of learning.
This position is a 10-month position (August-May) or approximately 28hrs/week. There is some flexibility in hours.
Responsibilities: The Upper Elementary teacher is the anchor for the student experience. He/She is 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. He/She will monitor each child’s attendance, prepare progress reports, and communicate with parents both informally and formally, through parent teacher conferences. Upper Elementary teacher will also attend a weekly staff meeting and work with staff team in other capacities, as requested.
To apply Please submit: Letter of Interest & Resume to Head of School, Atefeh Leavitt: AtefehL@gmail.com
WCEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is continually seeking to diversify its staff. WCEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or national ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid and other school-administered programs. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.