World Community Education Center - Montessori Primary and Elementary School Educators

World Community Education Center

About the organization

Located in a wooded setting near the small city of Bedford Virginia, the World Community Education Center (WCEC) offers a prepared environment for learning focused on academic excellence and universal spiritual values that build character and community responsibility. Individual attention is key to helping each student find his or her genius. The knowledge-plus-values based approach prepares future generations for the challenges of the 21st Century.
Students (pre-K though-12) thrive in classes that utilize proven curricula and research-based best practices with an emphasis on rigorous academics, creative and critical thinking, mutual discovery, and practical life skills. All lessons are taught with the intention:

* to nurture self-confidence
* with recognition of the love of order
* with respect for others
* to develop self-discipline
* to promote generosity
* to cultivate cooperation
* to facilitate service to family and community

Duties

PRIMARY TEACHER: WCEC is seeking a dedicated and nurturing Primary teacher for a mixed age (3 to 7 years old) classroom of 7-10 students, to begin August 2021. We are seeking someone who cares deeply about children and is eager to join our small, family-oriented school community on a beautiful rural campus. The ideal educator will guide students’ academic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs; challenging each child to reach their fullest potential, in accordance with the Montessori philosophy. (This position is ~34 hrs/week.)

ELEMENTARY TEACHER: WCEC is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Elementary teacher for a mixed age (7 to 9 years old) classroom of about 10 students, to begin August 2021. We are seeking someone who cares deeply about children and is eager to join our small, family-oriented school community on a beautiful rural campus. The ideal educator will guide students’ academic, social, physical, emotional and spiritual needs; challenging each child to reach their fullest potential, in accordance with the Montessori philosophy. (This position is ~34 hrs/week.)

Qualifications

NOTE: newly trained Montessori teachers are welcome! We are also happy to hear from candidates who are interested in, but do not yet have, Montessori certification. WCEC can offer teacher training and support for candidates interested in learning and growing with us.

Ideal candidates should possess:
* At least one year of teaching experience or
* BA or BS Degree
* AMI, AMS, or MACTE Elementary Montessori diploma or in training
* Montessori Experience or in training
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills; a patient and nurturing character
* Ability to maintain and create clear guidelines and expectations for students
* Appreciation for diversity
* Love of the outdoors and nature
* Love of service and community
* Enthusiasm for and experience with the age group

Salary

Compensation to be determined based on experience/ability

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply, please submit: Letter of Introduction & Resume to Head of School, Atefeh Leavitt

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