Montessori Primary Guide (Ages 2.5-6)
Company: Acton Academy of Washington, DC
Posted on: June 15, 2019
Acton Academy of Washington, DC (www.actondc.org) is seeking a
full-time Montessori primary guide to become an integral part of
our dynamic team of Montessorians, entrepreneurs, and innovators
working together to create a joyful learning environment for
children. This could be the perfect position for you if you
recently finished Montessori training or your first year(s) of
guiding and are ready for a more entrepreneurial opportunity. What
is Acton Academy? Acton Academy of Washington, DC is a new
Montessori preschool and innovative elementary school that guides
each child on a journey to discover a calling and change the world.
We are located in a fully renovated, historic row house on K Street
in Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC, within walking distance of many
historic and cultural sites in the heart of the nations capital. We
offer an authentic Montessori primary program (ages 2.5-6) and an
innovative Montessori-based elementary program (grades 1 to 6).
Acton is an all-day program (8am-6pm) with an optional five-week
summer session for those families who need an extended year option.
Acton Academy of Washington, DC is an independent affiliate of the
Acton Academy network of schools, a celebrated network of
learner-driven micro-schools and the fastest growing independent
school network in the world. Acton Academy of Washington, DC is
growing quickly, and this is an opportunity to join our founding
team of passionate and hardworking Montessorians, entrepreneurs,
and innovators. Position Description In collaboration with the
Montessori primary guide team, you will help run an all-day primary
classroom in a historic, home-like setting. You will guide
approximately 20 children, delivering an exceptional all-day
program that supports the individual needs of the children in
accordance with Maria Montessori's philosophy and vision.
Consistent with that vision, you will observe, track, and evaluate
individual childrens progress; give lessons; help maintain the
Montessori environment; guide children during outdoor play, lunch,
and other activities (such as arts and crafts, baking, etc.).
Qualifications We are looking for someone with a deep curiosity
about life, a lifelong love of learning, and an entrepreneurial
spirit (must thrive in a startup environment). She/he will be
responsible for facilitating a nurturing and joyful studio culture.
We seek someone who has: AMI, AMS, or MACTE Montessori diploma for
primary-aged children. Experience working with children (ages 2.5-6
preferred), even if this experience was prior to receiving
Montessori training. A passion for the Montessori philosophy and
the discipline to embody Montessori values at all times. An
entrepreneurial mindset and desire to work hard, solve problems,
and improve on everything she/he does. A deep love and respect for
all children and empathy for the challenges children face in their
lives. A commitment to practicing gentle, compassionate limit
setting. A strong teamwork ethic, a genuine desire to collaborate
with colleagues, and a commitment to professionalism. A willingness
to be coached and mentored. A willingness to work in an 11-month
program (with time off for holidays; winter, spring, and summer
breaks; etc.). Acton offers a competitive salary and benefits, plus
a bonus structure based on performance. The position also offers
opportunities for professional development, growth, and
advancement. Next Steps Please submit your resume and a thoughtful
cover letter that outlines how your skills and experience meet the
qualifications of the position, how the position is part of your
own journey, and how you heard about this opportunity. Applications
will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We would love to find someone
who could join our team in time to participate in our summer
session, June 17 to July 19, 2019.
Keywords: Acton Academy of Washington, DC, Baltimore , Montessori Primary Guide (Ages 2.5-6), Other , Columbia, Maryland
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