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Jr. High Support/Teaching

Posted: June 21, 2021

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES:

  • Applicants must be 22 years or older
  • Applicants must be able to pass a background check (includes fingerprinting).
  • BA or similar degree, math or science preferred
  • Interest in and/or demonstrated experience with farming, urban farming, permaculture, food justice and food preparation
  • 2 + years’ experience working with children and youth, ages 12-15
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates an attitude of curiosity, collaboration, community-mindedness, resilience, and humor
  • Strong willingness to learn and be coached
  • Demonstrated success working in collaborative, creative, student-centered learning environments
  • Interest in working in a multi-disciplinary learning environment
  • Commitment to community engagement

DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Learn about and implement Montessori theory as it pertains to adolescents
  • With support from Level Director: design, teach, and facilitate multi-disciplinary projects
  • Plan and implement student evaluation and feedback on projects
  • Support student-run business
  • Participate in school activities including: school events, community dinners, learning experiences outside of school (as conducive to a PT schedule)
  • Work side-by-side with students on projects, supporting their independence and self-direction
  • Cultivate and maintain mutually beneficial community partnerships
  • Support the organization’s mission and principles
  • Develop integrated curriculum alongside other teaching staff and Jr. High Level Director
  • Maintain the environment: both indoor and outdoor to provide optimal learning for students and visitors
  • Interact and communicate with students, teachers, administration and parents in a friendly, courteous manner
  • Attend Jr. High staff planning and professional development meetings

SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION:

Part-time: Monday – Friday during school hours
Compensation: Pay commensurate with experience.

Early Childhood Assistant Guide -Toddler

Updated: June 21, 2021

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

Updated: June 21, 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).

Substitute Teachers

Updated: June 21, 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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