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The Kingsley Montessori School’s mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens.

Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is an independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers a hybrid educational program tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures. Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and independent middle schools. Our program’s commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels each student to access his or her potential.

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DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley is looking for applicants for the position of Early Childhood Associate Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive Montessori curriculum, pedagogy and principles. As an Associate Teacher, this individual will share responsibility for all aspects of our students’ classroom experience and for developing strong partnerships with parents and colleagues. The Associate teachers will also be responsible in maintaining current health and safety protocols due to Covid 19 in partnership with the Classroom Assistant Teacher. Other important duties include advancing your professional and personal growth and fulfilling administrative duties. All teachers attend regular meetings, observe, advise, and serve as a mentor and role model for other faculty in the areas of curriculum management, classroom schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. Early Childhood Associate Teachers report to the Early Childhood Director of Education.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials required - Applicants without credentials will not be considered
  • BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years of teaching experience
  • Experience with a variety of instructional methods and multi-age learning environments
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community
  • Commitment to meeting the needs of each child
  • Commitment to professional growth and best practices in education
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • 403b plan
  • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Extensive, professional development opportunities
  • Qualified transportation program
  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications
  • Kingsley tuition remission of up to 50% for eligible children of full-time employees
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION* BY EMAIL:
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:

Hilary Gillcrist 
Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant
working@kingsley.org

*electronic file names must be in the following format:
FirstName LastName Cover Letter Year
FirstName LastName Resume Year


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DESCRIPTION:

School nursing is an evolving practice. At Kingsley, we take pride in our clinical care for students and in keeping them and their families at the center of all that we do. That’s why we’re committed to knowing our students on a deeper level — not just as students, but as individuals — to ensure that they, and their families, feel known and well cared for.
Kingsley healthcare staff are deeply committed to providing the highest quality, evidence-based care in an inclusive environment. We work each day to achieve our goal — to provide excellent care to students, support to faculty and staff all while maintaining the safest environment possible.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Functioning under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) and as a member of the school health team, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs duties of direct and indirect student care. The CNA is responsible for supporting the RN with clinical tasks, including, but not limited to glucometry, basic first aid, and vital signs. In addition, the CNA is responsible for responding to the needs of students and family members and takes a proactive role in responding to the needs of faculty as necessary.

CLINICAL DUTIES:

The following duties will be performed under the general direction of a Nurse.

  • Anticipates the individual needs of students, within the plan of care established by the registered nurse.
  • Maintains familiarity with expected student outcomes of all tasks performed, recognizes situations requiring RN notification.
  • Maintains thorough understanding of activity and equipment within the working environment, including the application of precautions.
  • Measures and records non-invasive vital signs.
  • Collects and records glucometry and carb counts as necessary.
  • Completes clinical setup and clean up, and assists RN during student office visits as needed.
  • Performs simple dressing changes.
  • Functions as a student observer under the direction of the registered nurse.
NON-CLINICAL DUTIES
  • Responsible for escorting students/families upon being dismissed from school. Ensures that the student has full instructions of home care or needs post-dismissal.
  • Transports students and/or equipment to other areas of the school, when needed.
  • Maintains health office, including changing bed linens, disinfection between students etc. when needed.
  • Orders and maintains non-perishable supplies in office.
  • All other duties, as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS OF PREFERRED CANDIDATES:
  • Certified Nursing Assistant license in the state of MA required upon hire, unless the candidate is a nursing student who has completed her/his fundamentals of nursing with a clinical component (clinical rotation or simulation lab).
  • Must be familiar with Google Suite. (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar)
  • Prior experience with necessary software strongly preferred (Magnus, Blackbaud)
  • Prior experience in a clinical setting preferred.
  • Prior experience in pediatrics preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Adheres to the adopted policies of Kingsley Montessori School.
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • 403b plan
  • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Qualified transportation program
  • Kingsley tuition remission of up to 50% for eligible children of full-time employees
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION* BY EMAIL:
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience
  • A current resume
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:

Hilary Gillcrist
Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant
working@kingsley.org

*electronic file names must be in the following format:
FirstName LastName Cover Letter Year
FirstName LastName Resume Year

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ABOUT US:

The Kingsley Montessori School’s mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens.
Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is an independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers a hybrid educational program tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures. Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and independent middle schools. Our program’s commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels each student to access his or her potential.

DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley Montessori School is seeking 6 highly motivated and trustworthy individuals to join our team. Are you looking to pivot into an educational role but do not have teaching experience? Are you a recent graduate curious about working in schools? Are you ready to make a difference in childrens’ lives? This is a groundbreaking time to support in-person learning with a team of highly committed educators. This position will allow candidates in the early stages or transitional phases of their careers to work with and learn from experienced teaching teams

Among other duties as listed, the Kingsley Teaching Aide will assist faculty in organizing materials, facilitating on-campus classes, overseeing indoor and outdoor breaks, overseeing online study halls, offering clubs and other interest-based activities, and covering lunch duties. Ideal candidates have experience working with children and are interested in gaining more practical experience in a school setting. We’re hiring immediately for this position; contract extends until June 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prioritize the safety, wellbeing and supervision of a group of students during on-campus or remote learning activities.
  • Participate in and support special (live and/or virtual) events/activities.
  • Participate in training initiatives and Faculty Professional Development Days.
  • Support classroom routines and behavioral expectations set by administrators and lead teachers.
  • Maintain professional communication with others and exhibit a receptive and open demeanor.
  • Perform arrival, dismissal, lunch, recess, bathroom and hallway monitoring, and other support duties as needed.
  • Participate in weekly COVID testing (provided by school) while working on campus.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • College Degree required.
  • Ability to work closely with students, peers, coworkers, and mentors effectively.
  • Familiarity with Google Suite, Google Classroom, or Seesaw a plus.
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION* BY EMAIL:
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:

Hilary Gillcrist
Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant
working@kingsley.org

*electronic file names must be in the following format:
FirstName LastName Cover Letter Year
FirstName LastName Resume Year

There are currently no openings in this category. Please check back regularly!

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To apply for a position, please send the following:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position
  • A current résumé

In addition, if you are applying for a teaching position, please include:

  • An overview of your background, qualifications, and experience with children and education
  • A copy of your Montessori certification (Early Childhood and Lower Elementary Program only)

Candidates who are asked to come in for an in-person interview will be asked to provide a statement of educational philosophy.


Email applications to:

Hilary Gillcrist
Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant
working@kingsley.org


Note: Please be sure to send one PDF containing Cover Letter and Resume.
The filename must be in the following format:
FirstName LastName Year

If you are seeking a teaching position for the upcoming school year (2020–21), please know that we are always interested in hearing from passionate, talented teachers. Whether you are a Lead Teacher with Montessori training or an Assistant Teacher interested in the Montessori experience, please send your resume with an email outlining the role/age group of interest to Hilary Gillcrist. We would love to hear from you!

Standard Benefits

  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • 403b plan
  • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Extensive, professional development opportunities, including Montessori training
  • Qualified transportation program
  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori certification
  • Tuition remission up to 50% for full-time employees
Kingsley Montessori School values and celebrates diversity because it makes us a better employer, builds a stronger school community, develops a sense of collaboration, and encourages mutual respect and broader thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.