About Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School’s (SSMA ) mission is to offer a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential. Position Summary: We are seeking passionate, dedicated and experienced practitioners to join our dynamic and expanding staff for the 2022-2023 school year. If you possess a sincere commitment to building and directing a quality Montessori environment, offering support and guidance to parents, and collaborating with experienced colleagues, please consider joining the Shining Stars Montessori school community. The right candidate should possess maturity, dedication, high integrity, good judgment, ability to self-reflect as a member of the teaching staff, and the courage to grow as a teacher leader. We seek individuals with a clear understanding of Montessori ideals, deep knowledge of the development of children, classroom management and communication skills that nurture self-discipline, order, and confidence in young students. We can offer you a rewarding experience in a growing and diverse Montessori school in the nation’s capital. Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS is American Montessori Society and Middle States Association/Council on Elementary and Secondary School accredited. This is a full-time and benefited position. Hours are typically Monday - Friday from 7:45 am - 4:30 pm, with some weekend and evening activities. Some staff also participate in the SSMA Montessori Afterschool Program (MAP) which is also stipended. SSMA is located in northeast Washington, DC (Brookland, Ward 5) near the Catholic University campus.
Bachelor’s degree required. Masters with licensure preferred At least two years of teaching and/ or administrative experience in an urban setting is preferred. Have a firm commitment to upholding the school’s core values. Have a firm commitment to ABAR values and practices. Experience in individual and collaborative curriculum development.
Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.