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Middle School English Teacher

The Montessori Academy of Broward
Miami, FL, United States
Date Added: Jun 24, 2022

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Description

Middle School English Teacher

REPORTS TO:                     Head of School

STATUS:                               Exempt/Salaried

DIRECT REPORTS:            No

ANTICIPATED START:     August 2022

 

Purpose of Role

Montessori Academy of Broward, located in Pembroke Pines, Florida, is seeking a motivated and dynamic Middle School English Teacher, who is committed to ensuring student achievement for all students in the classroom. Our students at Montessori Academy are held to very high expectations regarding both academic achievement and character development. A successful candidate must have the unyielding belief that all children can and must succeed. 

 

ISP Principles

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.

Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.

Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.

Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills
  • Passionate about subject area, innovative, and positive in the face of challenges
  • Committed to continuously improving through professional development
  • Collaborative practitioner who works well with colleagues
  • Strong communicator who keeps parents informed of all student needs and achievements

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Must hold current FL Teacher Certification for Middle Grades English (5-9) or English (6-12)
  • Must demonstrate mastery and enthusiasm for subject area
  • Must be proficient in educational technology
  • Must be able to produce at least two professional references 

Opportunities for the Successful Candidate

  • The opportunity to work with a team of committed and supportive colleagues
  • The opportunity for ongoing professional development of the Montessori educational approach from highly experienced practitioners and school leaders
  • The opportunity to teach students who are engaged, enthusiastic and respectful
  • The opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from different schools in the U.S. and from around the world

 

E-Verify Participation:

ISP U.S. participates in E-Verify and will provide the Federal Government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.

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