School Name: Marin Montessori School

Location: Corte Madera, California

Employment Type: Full-Time

Start Date: 01/29/2024

Description: This is an especially thrilling time to join Marin Montessori, a highly-regarded Bay Area not-for-profit school with an inspiring sixty-year history, a newer and thriving Junior High program in San Rafael, and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS recently expanded our campus, creating a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing, allowing for tremendous indoor-outdoor learning opportunities and close connections between teachers and classes. MMS is a school with passionate educators and engaged and enthusiastic families.

A recognized not-for-profit school committed to inclusion: $1mm of MMS's $9mm annual budget is awarded in tuition assistance annually. As a Green-Ribbon awarded school committed to making a positive impact on our environment, MMS was proud to welcome former Vice President Al Gore as the keynote speaker in 2019-2020; he spoke on climate change and youth activism at the school's annual fundraiser in support of tuition assistance. In the spring of 2021, chef and food activist Alice Waters was the keynote speaker.

Preferred Experience and Attributes:

A committed, deep understanding and passion for authentic Montessori pedagogy and practice
Flexibility and warmth, along with a high degree of professionalism and a committed work ethic
A collaborative work style and a strong desire to continue to learn and grow with colleagues
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with fostering and maintaining excellent professional relationships with students, parents, faculty, and administration
Confidence and experience in the lessons and extensions required in elementary classrooms
A personal commitment to high integrity and compassionate action
Other Requirements:

AMI Elementary Diploma (or in the process of earning the diploma)
Bachelor's Degree
Successful completion of Background Check through the Department of Justice
Salary: $80,000 – $100,000

This is an exempt, full-time teaching position. The salary and benefits package is very competitive, matching or exceeding Bay Area independent school norms.

Marin Montessori School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of age, ancestry, color, religious creed, denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital, familial or parental status, medical condition, genetic information, military and Veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

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