We are seeking qualified candidates for the position of substitute Junior High Teacher for the 2018/19 school year. In this role you would work closely with a co-teacher at the start and end of the school year, and cover a leave of absence in the middle. The substitute Junior High Teacher will be a part of the junior high faculty team, reporting to the Junior High Director.
Schedule: 40 hours per week, 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday from August 21, 2018 to June 13, 2019 with paid holidays/break
Teach Humanities in concert with co-teacher and Humanities team. Subject matter includes reading, writing and social studies using an established curriculum
Work as Advisor with assigned students: facilitate regular advisory meetings, provide executive functioning support to students, keep detailed student records and documentation, manage IEPs and 504s, communicate with parents, participate in events as required
Teach a junior high elective class
Establish positive relationships with colleagues, parents and school community members
maintain a learning environment that is beautiful, student-centric and conducive to learning
Attend assigned overnight trips and support projects and programs within the level and school
Bachelor’s degree required
Montessori adolescent training such as NAMTA or AMS preferred
Prior classroom teaching experience
Demonstrated ability to work closely and effectively with colleagues and teams
Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within a dynamic work environment
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with background and experience; comprehensive benefits package available
About Near North Montessori School
We are a preK to 8th grade independent school in Chicago. But there's more to us than that. We are a community. A community where NNM faculty, staff and parents work together to challenge students to think for themselves, pursue ideas and become real learners for the real world.