Montessori Community School
Early Childhood Teacher
Montessori Community School of Salt Lake City seeks a full time certified and experienced Early Childhood Teacher to co-teach in a classroom of approximately 25 children ages 3 to 6 years. MCS has 4 Early Childhood classrooms and the teachers in the program will work closely together to plan and implement curriculum.
We seek a warm, imaginative, bright, flexible, and creative teacher who can effectively plan, problem solve and collaborate with a team of Early Childhood teachers. The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles is required. We expect our staff to be involved and active in our school community; participating in the ongoing development and refinement of our school’s curriculum, policy and procedures. Confidence, professionalism, and a sense of humor are important characteristics. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with parents, students and staff. A strong respect for and love of children centered in an understanding of the Montessori philosophy are essential. We look for a long-term commitment to MCS. Candidates must be CPR and First Aid Certified or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire. All candidates will have a background check and be required to have a TB test.
This position is for the 2017 - 2018 Academic year, beginning August 14th, 2017 – June 6th, 2018, or could begin in our Summer Camp, which opens on June 12th, 2017. Salary is based on experience and background and includes a benefits package after 60 days of employment.
Montessori Community School opened in 1985 with a current enrollment of approximately 220 students, Toddlers through Sixth grade. We offer a uniquely authentic Montessori curriculum. Montessori Community School's mission is to provide a rich, individualized educational experience, which guides and nurtures the natural unfolding of the whole individual and inspires a lifetime love of learning and peace. Please see our website, www.mcsslc.com, for more information about our school.