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Middle School History Teacher

August 14, 2023 - June 7, 2024

Montessori School of Denver (MSD), located in beautiful Colorado, is seeking a Middle School History Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. The position is set to start in August 2023.

Job Overview: Middle School Teachers promote classroom community, deliver Montessori lessons, create and sustain a beautiful classroom environment, support the individual and collective needs of the students, communicate and partner effectively with parents and caregivers, and work collaboratively with the other members of the program team and faculty. MSD teachers are expected to actively support the mission and values of the school and contribute to a positive school culture, as well as participate in school events, parent education, and on-going professional development. Click here to view more about the job description.

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).[1] 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:

  • BA in History or Humanities, or BA in Education with experience teaching History and/or Social Studies at the secondary level
  • Montessori Secondary Training preferred, but not required
  • High-energy and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere and enjoy customer service, children, and working with volunteers
  • Interest in working collaborating as part of a classroom and program team

Reports to: Director of Middle School Education

Department: Education

Supervises: N/A

FLSA Status: Exempt Employee[2], Number of Days Paid – 190

Compensation: $45,000

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 based on 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!



[1] Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age grouping at the Elementary II and Secondary levels.

[2] Exempt employee is not eligible for overtime pay.