We are seeking a Mentor for an Upper Elementary Guide in training to support one of our established upper elementary classrooms for the 2023-2024 school year and possibly the 2024-2025. The Mentor position could be 60%-100% FTE and a relocation stipend is available based upon need and situation.
Lake Country School (LCS) is a compassionate and joyful community of children, adolescents, families, and faculty and staff that learn and grow together year after year. An independent school with a 45+ year history that is a nationally recognized leader in Montessori education, LCS is guided by its mission and its core values of Montessori pedagogy, peace education, stewardship, and love of work. LCS supports its faculty and staff with competitive salaries and benefits, strong adherence to AMI standards, beautiful, simple, and rich learning environments with a full complement of materials, and a commitment to professional development.
LCS is truly one of a kind with its urban and rural campuses. Its urban campus is nestled into the vibrant Kingfield Neighborhood in South Minneapolis: a mile from the chain of lakes and a few miles from downtown Minneapolis with access to the high quality parks, museums, universities/colleges, and businesses of the Twin Cities. Its rural campus is a 160 acre farm property 75 miles away in western Wisconsin that provides an incredible environment for deep, rich, and meaningful learning opportunities on the land during day trips and overnights.
The characteristics of a strong candidate:
minimum of 3 years experience as a Montessori Guide at the Elementary Level
commitment and passion to support the growth and development of children,
positive attitude, problem solver, honest and compassionate communicator
driven to do high quality work
interested in collaborating with colleagues
approaches differences with curiosity and acceptance
warm and welcoming, as well as clear, confident, and firm when needed
experience and interest with equity, justice, and inclusion education
welcomes feedback and wants to develop, learn, and improve professionally
speaks a second language
Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply, as Lake Country School is committed to its faculty and staff reflecting the diversity of the Twin Cities.
See full posting at LCS Employment webpage
Please submit a letter of interest, professional resume, and two professional references to:
Applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is selected.