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Employment Opportunities

2024-2025 School Year

Lower Elementary Montessori Lead Teacher

Position Overview: As a Montessori 1st - 3rd grade teacher, you will play a pivotal role
in nurturing the intellectual, emotional, and social development of young learners ages 6
to 9 years old. You will create a stimulating, child-centered learning environment that
fosters curiosity, independence, and a lifelong love of learning. Utilizing the Montessori
method and philosophy, you will guide students through a personalized curriculum that
respects their individual interests, abilities, and learning styles. You will observe and
assess students on a daily basis, along with setting academic goals for each child and
give the appropriate lessons based on the Montessori scope and sequence to reach
those goals.
Key Responsibilities:
1. Curriculum Development

2. Classroom Management

3. Individualized Instruction

4. Collaboration and Communication
5. Professional Growth

 

Requirements:
● Ability to maintain a mutually respectful relationship with students, showing
sensitivity and understanding to every child
● Exhibiting a positive attitude while at school to set the tone of the classroom and
ensure children are developing a healthy relationship with learning.
● Awareness and willingness to work within a traditional school while remaining
authentic to the Montessori philosophy.
● Understand age level developmental milestones and sensitive periods of
development.
● Recognition of the need for consistent attendance for the sake of the students
and colleagues.

● Demonstrate and establish distinct roles between the lead teacher and assistant
(assistant is responsible for the upkeep of the classroom and tends to classroom
management based on expectations set by the lead teacher).


Qualifications:
● Bachelor's degree; Montessori certification preferred (or willingness to work
toward certification).
● Previous experience working with elementary-aged children, preferably in a
Montessori environment.
● Strong understanding of child development principles and Montessori pedagogy.
● Excellent interpersonal, communication, observation, and collaboration skills.
● Patient, empathetic, and enthusiastic about working with young learners.
● Flexibility, adaptability, and a growth mindset.
● Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and 3 references to office@capitaldayschool.net

Spanish Teacher

Position Overview: As a part-time Spanish teacher, you will play an important role in nurturing the intellectual, emotional, and social development of learners from preschool through 8th grade. You will create a stimulating, child-centered learning environment that fosters curiosity, independence, and a lifelong love of learning.

 

Key Responsibilities:

- Develop and deliver engaging Spanish lessons for students at various levels

- Create a culturally immersive learning experience to foster language acquisition

- Assess student progress and provide regular feedback on their linguistic development

- Collaborate with colleagues to integrate Spanish language and culture across the curriculum

- Participate in school events and contribute to the broader school community

Required Skills and Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Spanish, Education, or a related field

- Proficiency in Spanish language (written and spoken)

- Previous teaching experience, preferably with elementary or middle school students

- Ability to create a dynamic and interactive learning environment

- Strong communication and collaboration skills

To apply for this position, please email your resume and 3 references to office@capitaldayschool.net

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