Montessori School of Denver (MSD), located in beautiful Colorado, is seeking an experienced Lower Elementary Montessori teacher to join us as a long term substitue to cover a maternity leave. Maternity leave will be from November 2, 2020 through March 1, 2021, but once hired, the candidate will have the option to join our on call substitute list leading up to and after the maternity leave coverage. AMS/MACTE Montessori teacher credentials are strongly preferred.
Applicants must have a progressive approach to education, have strong teaching and curriculum development experience as well as at least a bachelor’s degree. Strong communication skills, the desire to work collaboratively as part of a team, and the ability to integrate curriculum across subject areas are a must as well. Successful candidates will join a dynamic, supportive, and forward-thinking teaching community of over 70 individuals.
The primary purpose of the Montessori School of Denver is to educate children and to teach and nurture the skills necessary for success in the 21st-century based on a foundation of Montessori philosophy and principles and best educational practices. MSD also upholds the highest standards of independent school education as articulated in the Standards of the Association of Colorado Independent Schools, Principles of Good Practice of the National Association of Independent Schools, and the American Montessori Society’s Philosophy and Practice and Code of Ethics.
We are a dynamic educational environment empowering students to use diverse knowledge and experiences to reach their full potential and do good in the world.
Currently, the School serves over 330 students, Toddler through Middle School.
MSD offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program.
Please complete an employment application located on the School's website at https://www.montessoridenver.org/contact/job-opportunities
Email or fax completed application and resume to the attention of Lydia Desmarais, Director of Human Resources at [email protected] or 303-757-6145.
*Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age grouping at the Elementary II and Secondary levels.
MSD offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement plan with employer match; and opportunities for professional development.
MSD is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community.
Equal Opportunity Employer: MSD is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.