Support and Afterschool Teacher 2023-2024
Wellan Montessori School, Newton, MA
Wellan Montessori School is seeking experienced educators to support our Beginner (ages 15 months – 3 years), Primary (ages 3 – 6 years), and Elementary (ages 6 – 12 years) classrooms and After School Programs. Full time positions are available beginning August 24, 2023. Responsibilities include: planning age appropriate curriculum and activities, maintaining classroom spaces, and implementing strict health and safety protocols. This teacher must excel at taking shared responsibility for creating and maintaining an orderly, safe, and appropriately challenging learning environment for children.
Successful candidates will be patient, well organized, flexible, professional, and dependable; have strong classroom management skills; have strong verbal and written communication skills; be able to function in a cooperative teaching environment; and be able to collaborate with other educators in our community to create an environment where children learn, socialize, explore, and grow together. Experience working in a Montessori classroom is strongly preferred.
- Full-Time, 40 hours per week, with attendance at staff meetings and occasional night / weekend events outside of regular hours required.
- Regular Hours: Monday-Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm, or as agreed upon with the Director of Auxiliary Programs.
- At least 1 year of relevant experience required.
- Experience working with young children required.
- Experience working in a Montessori environment preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Letter of interest/cover letter, resume, and at least two references are required to be considered for this position.
Salary & Benefits:
Wellan seeks to provide competitive salaries and benefits to all employees. This position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. The position also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to: health insurance; dental; vision; healthcare / dependent care / transportation flexible spending accounts; paid family medical leave; short and long term disability; life insurance; 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching; and paid holidays, sick time and personal time. In addition, Wellan offers to all full-time staff a tuition remission benefit for children enrolled at the school; a technology grant; an annual professional development budget; and the opportunity to apply for additional professional development funds to support international travel and other significant educational opportunities.
Wellan Montessori School is an independent, coeducational school of approximately 300 students, age 15 months to grade 8, located in Newton Centre, MA. More information about Wellan can be found at www.wellan.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.