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Middle School Assistant Teacher - 2021-2022 School Year

Company: Wellan Montessori School
Location: Newton
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview:

Wellan Montessori School is seeking an experienced educator to join our team as a Middle School Assistant Teacher working with students in grades 7 - 8 for the 2021-2022 school year. This is a full time position beginning in late August 2021. The Middle School Assistant Teacher supports all aspects of classroom operation, including working with co-teachers to prepare the classroom environment and creating classroom and instructional materials. The Middle School Assistant Teacher must be comfortable working 1:1 with students and leading small group lessons, as well as overseeing a full class of students working independently. The Middle School Assistant Teacher must take shared responsibility for maintaining an orderly, safe, and appropriately challenging learning environment for students, and must be willing to work closely with co-teachers to support the goals of the classroom and the school.

The successful candidate will be well-organized and flexible; have strong communication skills; have strong classroom management skills; have the ability to function in a cooperative team-teaching environment; and be able to collaborate with other educators in our community to create an environment in which students thrive.

Position Details:

  • Full Time 40 hours per week, with attendance at staff meetings and occasional night / weekend events outside of regular hours required.
  • Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or beyond in Education, Child and Adolescent Development or another field related to Middle School Education.
  • Experience working with children ages 11-14 in a classroom, camp, or after-school setting.
  • Letter of interest/cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references are required to be considered for this position.

Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The School's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School's non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Name: Joseph Jolly

Title: CFO / COO, Director of HR and Legal Affairs

Office Address: Wellan Montessori School, 80 Crescent Avenue, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Telephone Number: 617-969-4488 ext. 3

Email Address:

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.

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Keywords: Wellan Montessori School, Newton , Middle School Assistant Teacher - 2021-2022 School Year, Other , Newton, Massachusetts

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