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MYP MATH TEACHER - USA

START DATE: AUGUST 2024

CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED


Princeton Montessori School, a well-established and accredited independent pre-k-8 school in Princeton, NJ, seeks an engaging, dynamic MYP IB Math teacher for our Middle School program. 


At Princeton Montessori School, students are active participants who drive the learning process through inquiry and reflection. In order to help students engage to their fullest potential, our Middle School employs a holistic approach, committed to helping all students discover not only the skills, concepts, and broader ideas surrounding societies past and present, but also who they are as learners and as people, based on the principles of Montessori education. 


The ideal candidate would have a passion for working with middle school students, a strong analytical mind, and experience working in an IB or Montessori environment. Also important are strong organization, writing and speaking skills, comfort level in managing parent relationships, and a collaborative and professional demeanor with colleagues. 


PURPOSE OF JOB: 


  • To maintain and deliver the IB MYP Math classes to a multi-age classroom of grades six through eight 



RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: 


  • Deliver exceptional Math instruction to diverse learners. 

  • Develop, maintain, and continuously update existing unit plans and related documents 

  • Work collaboratively with members of the Middle School team and positively contribute to classroom tasks, such as policies, common assessments, instructional practices, grading practices, etc. 

  • Serve as a conference teacher for up to ten students 

  • Maintain accurate records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy 

  • Provide an open-minded, supportive, and caring atmosphere through a climate of commitment, empathy, respect, and open communication. 

  • Embrace the school’s Montessori philosophy and focus on student-centered learning, critical thinking skills, and creativity 

  • Support other aspects of the school's instructional program and supervisory needs. 

  • Encourage all students to be actively engaged in their own learning and in reviewing their progress against targets 



REQUIREMENTS: 


  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in elementary/secondary education or a related field

  • Has a minimum of three years experience teaching math in an upper elementary or middle school setting 

  • While not essential, IB MYP or Montessori experience would be a plus

  • Willingness to engage in IB MYP training and professional development both inside and outside of the regular teacher calendar 



WORK LOCATION:

This is an onsite, in-person position in Princeton, NJ. 

Princeton Montessori School is dedicated to developing passion and nurturing the potential in each child, through the values and principles of the Montessori philosophy and IB MYP design. We promote intrinsic motivation, independence, social responsibility, and a love of learning so that as global citizens, our students can lead fulfilling lives and work to better the world. 


This is a 10-month position, Monday - Friday, 8 - 4, with summer work grant opportunities for advancing the curriculum. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and a warm and highly professional work environment. 


To apply

Complete an employment application and be prepared to upload a copy of your resume and cover letter. All employment offers are contingent upon successfully completing a background check and fingerprinting. No phone calls, please. 


Please note that we can only accept applicants that have the right to reside and work in the USA


Princeton Montessori provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 


Benefits 


  • Dental Insurance 

  • Flexible Spending Account 

  • Health Insurance 

  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement 

  • Paid Time Off 

  • Vision Insurance 


Salary Range: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and academic background.


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