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  • Elm City Montessori School
  • 05/10/20
  • New Haven, CT
  • 06515
  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, / Yearly
  • Full-Time
About the Position
The Guide reports to the Principal and supervises the Classroom Assistant(s).
Job Goal: The Primary Guide plays a key role in the success of the school. S/he will facilitate
and support the education and socio-emotional development of children ages 3-6 in a single
classroom within a fully implemented Montessori PK-8 program.
Required Qualifications: All Guides must be dual-certified, possessing both a CT public school
teaching credential and either AMI or AMS accreditation.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal applicant is an expert in the Montessori Method who has
experience teaching in an urban, public school setting, collaborating as a member of a teaching
faculty, supervising adults, and modifying instruction for students with special needs. S(he) is
kind, caring, compassionate, enthusiastic, well-organized, and creative with excellent written
and oral communication skills. Bilingual preferred.
Responsibilities:
Instruction
Utilizes research-based best practices in Montessori curriculum and instruction
Creates a student-centered learning environment appropriate to the intellectual, physical,
social, and emotional needs of all learners
Develops and modifies, as necessary, instructional materials to appropriately meet the
academic, physical, and socio-emotional needs of all learners
Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities
Repairs or replaces broken classroom materials and equipment in a timely fashion
Assessment
Monitors and evaluates student development and learning outcomes using appropriate
Montessori formative and summative assessment guidelines
Creates and utilizes appropriate tools for reporting academic, physical, social, and emotional
development
Utilizes the school's electronic progress monitoring system to track student attendance and
progress toward mastery in each academic discipline
Communication
Communicates and interacts regularly and appropriately with students, parents, faculty, staff,
administration, and all other stakeholders
Maintains all appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
Keeps confidential information about students and families confidential at all times.
Makes two documented home visits per family each year
Miscellaneous
Maintains all professional certifications necessary
Seeks opportunities for professional development
Maintains positive relationships with students, parents, faculty and staff
Attends and actively participates in all required staff meetings and trainings
Other appropriate duties as assigned in compliance with union regulations
Compensation
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and comprehensive benefits package.
To Learn More and Apply
Interested applicants may send resume and cover letter to eliza.halsey@elmcitymontessori.org.
Please visit our website at www.elmcitymontessori.org to learn more about Elm City Montessori
School. Elm City Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer and people from diverse
backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


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