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Posted On: Jul 8, 2021

Lower Elementary Teacher

Lumin Education

Dallas,TX, usa

The Elementary Teacher reports directly to the Director and leads a Montessori classroom for children ages 6 to 9 years.

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@lumineducation.org

Responsibilities:

• Conduct high-fidelity Montessori Elementary class for children 6-9 years old.

• Observe and coach respectful interactions with children and demonstrate methods of positive discipline, redirection, structured choice, and healthy communication.

• Create and maintain environment and implement curriculum so as to:

▪ Develop secure relationships with children and encourage trust and emotional security;

▪ Inspire learning, curiosity, observation and discovery;

▪ Encourage self-awareness, autonomy, and self-expression and;

▪ Support children’s communication and collaboration skills.

• Maintain close, frequent, and effective communication with parents, and encourage parents’ participation in their children’s education through observation, volunteering, and interactions.

• Supervise indoor and outdoor play areas to monitor children’s safety.

• Train, direct, and supervise the classroom assistant to provide the best experience for the children.

• Maintain required records and Lumin standards for the classroom.

• Demonstrate short- and long-term planning and preparation for instruction.

• Collaborate with and support fellow teachers and student service staff in evaluation, testing and other tasks.

• Work with and regularly communicate with the Director and other staff regarding progress of students, concerns, and needs.

• Promote an enthusiasm for and understanding of Lumin mission, vision and values with students and in partnership with parents

• Work as a part of the school community, regularly attending and contributing to meetings and other school activities

• Provide two parent-teacher conferences per year for each child.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• Must be Montessori certified in Elementary, AMI preferred.

• Respect for cultural, ethnic, socio-economic, and linguistic diversity.

• Ability to build relationships of trust and respect with Lumin staff, children, and parents.

• Experience working in a Montessori classroom.

• Must be motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.

• Must demonstrate a positive attitude.

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