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Early Childhood Instructional Support Facilitator

Job Description
Status: Full-time/Exempt
Classification: Faculty
Supervisor: Lower School Director
Location: In-person instruction at the Lead Mine Campus
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks an Early Childhood Instructional Support Facilitator. Under the general direction of the Lower School Director, the ideal candidate will provide academic and instructional support for all Infant, Toddler, and Children's House students and faculty. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in education or a related field
  • Montessori Infant, Toddler and/or Early Childhood credentials (AMI or AMS)
  • Minimum five years teaching experience at the Infant, Toddler, or Children's House level
  • Experience mentoring teachers 
  • Committed to the mission and core values of MSR, which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community
  • Flexible team player with a "can-do" attitude
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals
  • Committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community
  • Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with staff and teachers to build their understanding of Montessori curriculum and instruction through planning, training, modeling, and coaching
  • Partners with the Student Support team in providing strategies for students who need academic and/or social emotional support
  • Guides and supports teachers in lesson implementation and classroom management strategies
  • Partners with the Lower School Director on curriculum development and implementation at the Early Childhood level within the context of the School's overall program and mission
  • In partnership with the Lower School Director, oversees all aspects of the design and implementation of the daily schedule
  • Ensures consistency of curriculum and implementation throughout the different classrooms
  • Partners to oversee compliance with American Montessori Society (AMS) standards and helps support Lower School Director in re-accreditation process
  • Oversees the administration of any testing for early childhood programs
  • Supports the progress for reviewing and distributing grades and comments for Progress Reports
  • Partners with Lower School Director for student, faculty, and parent observations
  • Attends division meetings and collaborates on meeting agendas
  • Trains Early Childhood teaching assistants
  • Partners with the Lower School Director and Auxiliary Programs Manager to oversee the After-School Care Program
  • In partnership with the LMC Administrative Support Manager, offers guidance and support with daily staffing and substitute needs
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School

It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation. All MSR personnel must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

To apply
MSR is accredited by AMS. The school offers competitive salary and benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@msr.org with the subject line, "Early Childhood Instructional Support Facilitator - [your last name]." No phone calls, please.

About the Montessori School of Raleigh
Established in 1974, The Montessori School of Raleigh is a vibrant and exceptional, independent Montessori school serving 360 students aged 15 months through 18 years. MSR’s beautifully designed and well-maintained Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice.

The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.