Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is an independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers a Montessori education tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Our progressive, inquiry based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and private middle schools. Our core values of knowing every child during their Foundational Decade of Learning and partnering with parents propel students to reach their potential.
JOB DESCRIPTION: We are searching for innovative educators who are eager to be challenged. Kingsley is seeking an educator who will thrive in an entry-level position as an Elementary or Early Childhood After School Teacher. This is an exciting opportunity to teach at one of Boston’s premier independent schools. We are seeking world-class educators (either Montessori trained or with an independent school background) who are looking to bring innovation into the classroom and desire to learn and work with proven Montessori pedagogy. At Kingsley, your educational passion and creativity can have an impact on the design of our progressive, integrated curriculum. As an After School Program Teacher, you will be responsible for all aspects of your students’ classroom experience and developing strong partnerships with parents, Classroom Teachers, and Co-Curricular Teachers. Other important duties include advancing your professional and personal growth, collegiality, and administrative duties. All teachers attend regular meetings, observe, advise, and serve as a mentor and role model for other faculty in the areas of Montessori methodology, curriculum management, classroom schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. After School Program Teachers report to the Director of Auxiliary Programs at Kingsley.
Please visit our website at www.kingsley.org for more information.
-Develops lesson plans and activities, lead engaging hands-on lessons, in collaboration with the other After School Teachers.
-Monitors student attendance of the programs by collecting attendance rosters, updating attendance database, and communicating attendance issues with the Auxiliary Program Coordinator.
-Ensure the safety and well-being of each student by creating a safe and engaging classroom.
-Lead safe After School trips to local parks, and community spaces.
-Observes all rules and regulations of Kingsley Montessori School.
-Maintain overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines of the Kingsley Montessori School.
-Perform other related duties as required.
-BA/BS degree required (Majors in the field of education preferred)
-Teaching experience with children
-Educators with a focus in Arts Education strongly encouraged to apply
-Understanding of and commitment to multi-age learning environments
-Experience with differentiating instruction to meet the needs of each child
-Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community
-Commitment to professional development and best practices in education
This is a part-time position, with hours specific to the respective program, offering the following benefits:
-Extensive, professional development opportunities
-Qualified transportation program
-Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY EMAIL:
-A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education (if not Montessori trained, then a rationale for why a desire to join Montessori)
-A current resume
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:
Assistant to the Head of School
About Kingsley Montessori School
Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is a premier, independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. With a growing enrollment of 336 students in Toddler through Sixth Grade, Kingsley offers a dynamic and student-centered education that strives to make the most of each student’s unique gifts and creative interests. Our progressive program offers a rigorous, integrated curriculum, which includes vast offerings in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).