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Learning Specialist

August 15, 2022 - June 16, 2023

About Our School: MSD provides an engaging, empowering, and sound Montessori educational program for students ages 2-14. Our school is accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Association of Colorado Independent Schools (ACIS), and the American Montessori Society (AMS). Founded in 1964, MSD is the oldest Montessori school in the Denver metro area. In 2015, MSD completed a comprehensive multi-million-dollar expansion plan to complement its existing facilities. A new Arts and Athletics Center, enhanced outdoor learning and play environments, a new Toddler Village, updated Middle School space, a thriving Urban Farm and one of a kind Vertical Farm, and a state-of-the-art Science and Innovation Tower were added to provide an exceptional, experiential, educational environment for all of our students. 

 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field 

  • Experience working with elementary and/or middle school aged students with diverse learning needs 

  • Training or experience with research-based best practices, including structured literacy (e.g. Orton-Gillingham, LETRS, SPELL-Links) 

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Experience teaching elementary and/or middle school aged students 

  • Familiarity or direct experience with Montessori pedagogy or other student-centered learning 

Reports to: Director of Student Support 

Department: Education  

Supervises: N/A  

FLSA Status: Exempt Employee, 16 hours/week during academic year; schedule to be coordinated with supervisor 

Compensation: $20,280; 195 school days 

Job Description can be found on our website montessoridenver.org

Montessori School of Denver offers an excellent compensation package including paid time off, health, dental, vision, 403(b) with matching and more; wide-ranging opportunities for professional development; and a talented and dedicated staff of teaching professionals and supportive administrators. Successful candidates will join a dynamic, supportive, and forward-thinking teaching community of over 70 individuals. 

Montessori School of Denver does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability. 

Applicants are invited to visit Montessori School of Denver’s website (montessoridenver.org) to learn more about the school and its programs. 

To Apply: Complete your application today at https://montessoridenver.org/employment-opportunities/. Send completed application and resume to the attention of Lydia Desmarais, Director of Human Resources, by emailing [email protected] or faxing 303-757-6145. We look forward to hearing from you!