Sankofa Montessori is the only State Charter School Commission-approved tuition-free K-6 Public Montessori Charter school in Georgia. We were approved in July of 2022 and will open our doors in the Fall of 2023. Our vision is to awaken the inherent greatness in each child. We achieve our vision by providing a culturally responsive, child- and family-centered Montessori education so we can develop in all of our students the knowledge, skill, and agency to have a life of purpose. We will locate in Clayton County at a soon-to-be-determined location.
Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications: The appropriate teaching certification Two or more years of effective teaching experience as a teacher Willing to serve all children, regardless of background or needs, in an inclusive and supportive setting Skills in instructional practices and classroom management for student achievement Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills Warm and firm demeanor Work collaboratively with a growth mindset Give and receive feedback in a spirit of craftsmanship Strong learning orientation and desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment Can complete physical demands of the role (including standing and walking for extended periods of time and lifting heavy objects up to 40 Ibs) Unwavering commitment to Sankofa Montessori’s mission and willingness to go above and beyond to meet the needs of Sankofa Montessori students, families, and staff Successful background check results required
We offer contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) in accordance with Georgia state law and an additional, optional 403(b) retirement account. Sankofa Montessori also offers competitively-priced health benefits We also offer the additional supports below: A dedicated coach with a track record of success with students A daily planning period and weekly student early release for teacher collaboration, student work analysis, and peer professional development Materials needed to be successful in your classroom, including teacher/student supplies/laptops, etc.