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Spanish Teacher

Posted: April 16, 2020

The Spanish teacher at Escuela works with a range of ages, from Primary (3-6 years) to Elementary and Jr. High (6-15 years). Curriculum has been developed for this teacher, however there is also room to build and adapt offerings in order to respond to needs and opportunities of students and community. For example, supporting bilingual students in their growth, incorporating exhibits at the NHCC or Albuquerque Museum, and collaborating with the music and art teachers on multi-disciplinary projects.

Position will include:
–Work with classroom teachers and level coordinators to create and deliver lesson plans; details and examples follow.
–Offer oral exposure to Spanish by playing games, leading activities, singing songs, reading stories, etc., with a range of ages.
–Give small group lessons to introduce and practice conversation, vocabulary, grammar, etc., with Elementary and Jr. High students.
–Support growing understanding and abilities with older students through increasingly sophisticated lessons and follow-up work (work students do after your lesson).
–Communicate with classroom teachers so they can support students’ practice and projects (their follow-up work).
–Offer cultural and historical information and perspective through storytelling, art projects, cooking projects, and other means (people, significant events, music, etc.)
–Attend meetings: all staff, level meetings, and any special meeting(s) requested by the administration.
–Work collaboratively w/ staff to create a positive environment for exploration and learning.

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES:  

–Has experience working with children.
–Is willing to take time to learn about Escuela del Sol Montessori, its educational philosophy and mission.
–Is willing and able to make the transition from pedagogy to practice.
–Has excellent communication and organizational skills.
–Has a strong work ethic and pays attention to details.
–Interacts and communicates in a respectful, courteous and articulate manner.
–Is able to maintain professional boundaries.
–Is able to respond in a kind, calm, effective manner no matter the situation.
–Bachelor’s degree is preferred

SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION:

–Possible part-time or full-time position: 30 – 40 hrs. per week, four to five days per week.
–Compensation commensurate w/experience and education.
–Benefits available (health, dental, retirement).

*Some elements in this description may be modified or temporarily suspended because of the pandemic.

 

Early Childhood Assistant Guide -Toddler

Posted: April 16, 2020

Are you energetic, open-minded and creative enough to learn while guiding children ages 18 mos – 3 years old in a wonderful Montessori environment? If so, apply to join our team at Escuela del Sol Montessori, New Mexico’s oldest independent not-for-profit Montessori school. Together with its Harwood Art Center, Escuela is a unique and inspiring learning community. If you have the ability to combine intuition, creativity, best practices, inspiration, humor, grace and empathy in your teaching practice, please fill out the form below.

The school remains open to students on campus during the pandemic while following strict protocols for keeping our community safe.

Position will include:
–General supervision (overview) of children indoors and outdoors.
–Assist in the preparation of the environment, outdoors and indoors. The environment needs to be kept clean and orderly, well taken care of and attractive.
–Participate in school event planning and implementation.
–Attend meetings: staff, parent/staff and any special meeting(s) requested by the administration.
–Assist in record keeping and communication with parents.
–Work collaboratively w/ faculty and staff to create a positive environment for growth and learning.

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES:
–Has experience working with children.
–A centered, healthy and positive attitude.
–A willingness to work in concert with parents and colleagues, as well as with students.
–Is willing to take time to learn about Escuela del Sol Montessori, its educational philosophy and mission.
–Is willing and able to make the transition from pedagogy to practice.
–Has excellent communication and organizational skills.
–Has a strong work ethic and pays attention to details.
–Interacts and communicates in a respectful, courteous and articulate manner.
–Is able to respond in a calm, effective manner no matter the situation.
–Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION:
–35-40 hrs per week
–Monday-Friday normal business hours PLUS occasional evenings, weekends, as required for full school participation and training.
–Compensation commensurate with experience and education.
–Strong benefits package available.

Early Childhood Assistant Guide – Primary

Posted: April 16, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:
Are you energetic, open-minded and creative enough to learn while guiding children ages 3-6 in a wonderful Montessori environment? If so, apply to join our team at Escuela del Sol Montessori, New Mexico’s oldest independent not-for-profit Montessori school. Together with its Harwood Art Center, Escuela is a unique and inspiring learning community. If you have the ability to combine intuition, creativity, best practices, inspiration, humor, grace and empathy in your teaching practice, please fill out the form below.

The school remains open to students on campus during the pandemic while following strict protocols for keeping our community safe.

Position will include:
–General supervision (overview) of 20-25 children indoors and outdoors.
–Assist in the preparation of the environment, outdoors and indoors. The environment needs to be kept clean and orderly, well taken care of and attractive.
–Participate in school event planning and implementation.
–Attend meetings: staff, parent/staff and any special meeting(s) requested by the administration.
–Assist in record keeping and communication with parents.
–Work collaboratively w/ faculty and staff to create a positive environment for growth and learning.

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES:
–Has experience working with children.
–A centered, healthy and positive attitude.
–A willingness to work in concert with parents and colleagues, as well as with students.
–Is willing to take time to learn about Escuela del Sol Montessori, its educational philosophy and mission.
–Is willing and able to make the transition from pedagogy to practice.
–Has excellent communication and organizational skills.
–Has a strong work ethic and pays attention to details.
–Interacts and communicates in a respectful, courteous and articulate manner.
–Is able to respond in a calm, effective manner no matter the situation.
–Preference will be given to bi-lingual (Spanish/English) applicants.
–Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION:
–35-40 hrs per week
–Monday-Friday normal business hours PLUS occasional evenings, weekends, as required for full school participation and training.
–Compensation commensurate with experience and education.
–Benefits available (health, dental, retirement).

Elementary Assistant Guide

Posted: April 16, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:
Are you energetic, open-minded and creative enough to learn while guiding Elementary students in a wonderful Montessori environment? If so, apply to join our team at Escuela del Sol Montessori, New Mexico’s oldest independent not-for-profit Montessori school. Together with its Harwood Art Center, Escuela is a unique and inspiring learning community. If you have the ability to combine intuition, creativity, best practices, inspiration, humor, grace and empathy in your teaching practice, please fill out the form below.

The school remains open to students on campus during the pandemic while following strict protocols for keeping our community safe.

Position will include:
–General supervision (overview) of 20-25 children indoors and outdoors.
–Assist in the preparation of the environment, outdoors and indoors. The environment needs to be kept clean and orderly, well taken care of and attractive.
–Participate in school event planning and implementation.
–Attend meetings: staff, parent/staff and any special meeting(s) requested by the administration.
–Assist in record keeping and communication with parents.
–Work collaboratively w/ faculty and staff to create a positive environment for growth and learning.

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES:
–Has experience working with children.
–A centered, healthy and positive attitude.
–A willingness to work in concert with parents and colleagues, as well as with students.
–A willingness to take time to learn about Escuela del Sol Montessori, its educational philosophy and mission.
–Is willing and able to make the transition from pedagogy to practice.
–Has excellent communication and organizational skills.
–Has a strong work ethic and pays attention to details.
–Interacts and communicates in a respectful, courteous and articulate manner.
–Is able to respond in a calm, effective manner no matter the situation.
–Preference will be given to bi-lingual (Spanish / English) applicants.
–Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION:
–35-40 hrs per week
–Monday-Friday normal business hours PLUS occasional evenings, weekends, as required for full school participation and training.
–Compensation commensurate with experience and education.
–Benefits available (health, dental, retirement).

Substitute Teachers

Posted: April 16, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY: Knowledge, skills and abilities required and desired:
– Willingness to learn about Escuela del Sol Montessori, Harwood Art Center, the educational philosophy and mission.
– Ability to observe children to understand their needs.
– Capacity to follow instructions carefully, carry out projects independently and manage time efficiently.
– Ability to interact and communicate with the public, colleagues and children in a respectful, friendly, courteous and articulate manner.
– Experience with children is a plus.
– Strong work ethic and attention to detail.

SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION:
Schedule: Full- or Part-time, depending on best candidate’s availability / Monday – Friday normal business hours.
Compensation: Pay commensurate with experience and education.

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