Casa di Mir Montessori School, established in 1989, provides authentic Montessori education to students Pre-K to grade 8. Casa di Mir has a dynamic Middle School program with established community partnerships, including farm and travel components and takes advantage of the tremendous diversity of the Bay Area. A well designed adolescent program with many opportunities for growth, the Casa di Mir Middle School seeks a committed and multi-talented teacher with a Math focus to begin summer 2019.
The middle school teacher creates an environment that is conducive to the growth and development of adolescents (grades 7-8) in the realization of their fullest potential. There is room for creativity in bridging disciplines and branching out into the areas of micro-economy activities and technology. The math/science middle school teacher must have the ability to manage a broad range of math/science skill levels, have a well spring of energy, a good sense of humor, and be able to communicate effectively and set clear boundaries.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
Implement the integrated math program which is our base and be comfortable teaching Algebra 1 and Geometry 1 to more advanced students.
Create and implement science curriculum
Provide an environment that values differences.
Establish and maintain an environment where individual responsibility, leadership and respect are valued and expected.
Inspire interest in the subjects taught.
Continue the Micro-economy program developing entrepreneurial skills and business sense.
Plan and supervise field trips, including overnight trips.
Work collaboratively with co-teachers and administrators
Provide support and information to students related to high school placement, testing and the application process.
Montessori Credential for adolescence or availability to participate in 5 week training program out of state during the summer.
Teaching Credential and bachelor’s degree in Math.
Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching adolescents- Middle School/High School
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated organizational skills.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Walk and stand routinely. Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
Sensory Requirements: this job requires visual and auditory perception and the ability to communicate orally.
Able to chaperone highly active adventure trips.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Casa di Mir offers a professional and supportive work environment and an above average compensation/benefits package. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees or applicants without regard to race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. This extends to all terms, conditions, and benefits of employment.
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About Casa Di Mir Montessori School
Casa di Mir Montessori is an independent K-8 school, celebrating nearly 30 years of providing authentic Montessori education deeply anchored in peace education. Casa di Mir is located in the heart of the Santa Clara Valley. The culture of Casa di Mir is uniquely centered around the development of human potential, empathy and leadership in not only children, but also teachers.
Casa di Mir offers a high quality education tailored to the needs and abilities of each child. We have a well rounded program that develops children's enthusiasm for learning, as well as their resourcefulness and creativity. We teach the skills children need to become compassionate, informed citizens and leaders in 21st century society. All of this takes place in a close-knit community that encourages strong partnerships between families and the school.