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Montessori Lead Teacher - Early Childhood

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Summary Information:
Employer: Detroit Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Early Childhood Education
Lead Teacher/Dept. Head
Montessori
School / Org: Detroit Public Schools
Location Detroit, Michigan
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN291582
Posting Date: 11 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Detroit Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Montessori Lead Teacher - Early Childhood

Location: Ofc of Foundations/Early Learn

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Salary Range: Salary Schedule

In accordance with the Agreement between Detroit Federation of Teachers and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Detroit, the following vacancy is announced.

Benefits Eligibility: Successful candidates will be eligible for medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, as well as illness days.

Reports to: Principal and Director of Montessori

Job Description:
The Montessori Teacher is a guide who helps direct her/his students' activities academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each student to reach her/his fullest developmental potential in accordance with Montessori philosophy, techniques, and procedures.

Duties/Responsibilities & Functions:
Cooperate with teachers, parents and community members.

Enhance teaching team practice and grow professionally.

Offer rigorous curriculum aligning with MONTESSORI guidelines.

Provide alternative force choice and creative assessment for students.

Enable field studies to improve classroom curriculum.

Offer input and assist grade level, subject matter and leader led conferences.

Oversee school uniform ad discipline policies.

Develop parent and family involvement in school life and curriculum.

Engage and lead professional development programs.

Offer individual help to students to ensure satisfactory progress.

Synthesize with colleagues on school activities to ensure academic success.

Discuss with parents on student progress and academic achievements.

Instruct rules of conduct and ensure classroom and campus discipline.

Counsel students during academic and adjustment problems.

Handle attendance, progress reports and grade records.

Plan study programs to meet studentsí needs, interests and abilities.

Design curriculum as per the needs of the students.

Evaluate and assess studentsí progress on a periodic basis.

Monitor individual studentís progress.

Take corrective measures to enhance student-learning abilities

Instruct students on proper use of equipment, materials, and textbooks.

Maintain inventory of instructional materials, aids and equipment.

Maintain accurate complete student records, and prepare reports.

Education & Qualifications:
Must possess a valid Michigan Teacher Certificate) with an endorsement in Early Childhood (ZA/ZS). Possess a Bachelorís degree from an institution accredited by the North Central Association of colleges and secondary schools or equivalent agency. Successful candidates who possess beyond a Bachelorís degree will be eligible for a salary differential.

Must possess the MACTE accredited credential or be willing to train during the 2017 summer.

Ability to relate positively with students, teachers and parents.

Ability to work with other professionals in a collaborative manner.

High level of interpersonal and communication skills.

Time management and administrative skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to handle challenging behavior.

Ability to motivate a group of students and explain things as creative as possible.


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