ABOUT US: 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. 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 independent middle schools. Our program’s commitment to knowing every child during his or her “foundational decade of learning” and to partnering with parents propels each student to reach his or her potential.
JOB SUMMARY: We are searching for innovative educators who are eager to be challenged! Kingsley is seeking an Upper Elementary Co-Lead Teacher to join our program. This is an exciting opportunity to teach at one of Boston’s premier independent early childhood and elementary schools. We seek world-class educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive, integrated curriculum informed by Montessori pedagogy and principles. As a Co- Lead Teacher, you will be responsible for all aspects of your fourth through sixth grade students’ classroom experience and for developing strong partnerships with parents and colleagues. Other important duties include advancing your professional and personal growth and fulfilling administrative duties. All teachers attend regular meetings, observe, advise, and serve as a mentor and role model for other faculty in the areas of curriculum management, classroom schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. Co- Lead Teachers report to the Upper Elementary Director of Education.
Please visit our website at www.kingsley.org for more information.
-BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred
-Minimum of three years teaching experience
-Experience with a variety of instructional methods and multi- age learning environments
-Experience implementing a balanced mathematics program, preferably Singapore Math
-Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community
-Commitment to meeting the needs of each child
-Commitment to professional growth and best practices in education
-Familiarity with and/or an interest in learning more about Montessori pedagogy (American Montessori Society (AMS)/Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials are a plus but are not required)
-Competitive, independent school salaries
-Competitive health plan benefits
-Matching 403b plan
-Extensive, professional development opportunities
-Qualified transportation program
-Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking AMS or AMI Montessori certification
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY EMAIL:
-A cover letter describing your interest in the position with overview of your background and experience with children and education
-A current resume
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:
Karen Diamond, Assistant to the Head of School — firstname.lastname@example.org
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).