Seeking 2 Primary (modified) and 2 Elementary Guides – Public Montessori
Pullman Community Montessori
ABOUT PULLMAN COMMUNITY MONTESSORI
Pullman Community Montessori (PCM) is a newly approved charter school in the beautiful University town of Pullman, Washington. The school is housed and will grow to capacity in the historic Gladish Community and Cultural Center conveniently located in central Pullman. The facility is equipped with a gymnasium and outdoor play space as well limited access to a large and small performing-arts theater. PCM is within walking distance to WSU and only 9 miles from the University of Idaho. PCM is in its planning year and will open its doors to Kindergarten through grade 5 students in the fall of 2021, expanding a grade level per year through grade 9.
Holding to the Montessori essentials, PCM’s K- grade 9 education model is personalized to students’ developmental needs. By following Dr. Montessori’s recognition of the child natural growth mindset, PCM will provide every student with a healthy balance of strong academics, a robust social-emotional program, and career and life skill development. We rely on a data-driven, high-quality, place-based Montessori program, deeply rooted in research, to achieve this goal and foster students’ love of learning. We are thoroughly committed to guiding students to be self-empowered lifelong learners, global citizens, environmental stewards, and compassionate and collaborative leaders, bringing positive changes to their communities and the world!
To ensure our program starts strong, with an unwavering commitment to high-fidelity public Montessori, PCM has contracted with key organizations including National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector and Teton Science Schools Place Network. Join our team to capitalize on the opportunity to be the change you want to see in public education and build a program from the ground up.
OPEN POSITIONS OVERVIEW
Average Salary Range: based on experience and credentials
The Pullman Community Montessori’s (PCM) hiring team consists of the Head of School and a Montessori Coach which together bring much vision and experience paramount to this start up program. We are seeking primary and elementary guides that are committed to bringing a high-fidelity Montessori model to diverse populations with both equitable and inclusive practices to better meet the needs of students, families, and educators. This requires that the guide has dual certification or is willing to earn dual certification: 1) Montessori Teacher Certification from a MACTE accredited institution such as AMI or AMS for the level for which they are applying and 2) a corresponding Washington State Teacher Certification. If a teacher has the Montessori credential and is a strong candidate for a guide position, they will be considered on the understanding that they are willing to enroll in a state certification program and work towards their Washington state Teacher Certification. The Montessori coach can support the process for this situation and can direct the candidate to such programs.
Please visit our website – www.PullmanCommunityMontessori.org – to read the full position description and APPLY. Although this position is open until filled, for best chances, submit your application by January 31, 2021. This will put you in the first cycle of interviews.