Evergreen Academy is a leading provider of Montessori education in the Seattle, WA area. A Montessori Teacher creates, manages and participates in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives.
- Fully implements the Montessori curriculum in accordance with directives and guidelines for implementation, demonstrates understanding of school’s educational programs.
- Utilizes Montessori curriculum planning including Practical Life, Sensorial, Academic, and the Cultural Subjects and ensures access and equity.
- Acknowledges and encourages diversity and varying viewpoints by providing images and experiences that reflects the local and global communities.
- Assesses developmental needs of children and works to incorporate individual students’ learning, physical, and emotional needs through providing a variety of materials and activities that encourage children to explore their environment and develop social skills, problem-solving skills and new ways of thinking.
- Maintains accurate and timely educational assessments and progress portfolios for all students assigned.
- Maintains professional development requirement for Montessori Certification Standards (AMS or MACTE)
- Maintains licensure requirements as dictated by local or state guidelines.
- Actively participates in on-going professional development as required by SEG management and operations.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
- Montessori (AMS or MACTE) Early Childhood certification preferred.
- High School diploma or GED required along with 2+ years of college with at least a 2.5 GPA (Degree in ECE preferred).
- 2+ years of experience in a Montessori classroom in a licensed early childhood development center or licensed general education early childhood development center.
- Complies with all state education and licensing standards and maintains validation of credentials for the position (i.e. Professional development).
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Competitive pay.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
- Company paid life insurance; supplemental life insurance available.
- A 401(k) plan with matching employer contributions.
- Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time.
- Childcare tuition discounts.
- Flexible spending plans for both medical and dependent care.
- Educational assistance.
- Paid professional development days.