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Founded in 1980, MCS is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Our beautifully planned, 14 acre, wooded campus is located between Durham and Chapel Hill. MCS features sunny, spacious classrooms, science lab, a fine arts building for music, art, and ceramics, a sport field, track, sand volleyball court, numerous playgrounds, and a gymnasium. Located near three major universities, the area is rich with cultural and environmental diversity.
Our competitive benefits package includes health, dental, long-term disability, 403(b), professional development, and tuition remission for qualified dependents. Applicants must have a Montessori credential (AMS or AMI) or a willingness to complete Montessori training at the school’s expense. A BA or BS and previous classroom experience is preferred. Candidates are expected to work collaboratively for the benefit of each child and the school, and must demonstrate a commitment to professional growth and development.
There are no openings at this time.
We are seeking an experienced full-time Spanish teacher to join our faculty for the 2015-16 school year. We do not use text books, so familiarity with the ACTFL standards 5 C’s framework is important.
The ideal candidate should have non-accented fluency and a commitment to a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to education. Candidates should be comfortable working with mixed-aged groups and all ability levels. Candidates must have a four-year college degree. Montessori experience is preferred.
We are currently accepting applications for a full-time kindergarten to eighth-grade music teacher to begin August 17, 2015. Candidates should be passionate about working with children and have experience teaching music. A bachelor’s degree in music education is required. A background in Montessori education is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be able to incorporate our established music program into their teaching and enhance the program with their own understanding and appreciation of music instruction. Currently this includes the following: planning and implementing a general music curriculum, conducting chorus, teaching basic and intermediate music theory, and directing planned music experiences. Experience with ukulele instruction and/or willingness to train is preferred. Candidates must have a strong singing voice, piano proficiency, and an understanding of the developmental needs of students K–8.
This position requires a candidate with energy, flexibility, and collegiality. Strong classroom management skills—as well as excellent communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues—are essential.