Address.11820 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852

Tel. 301-230-0901

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Specialist

The Specialist understands and promotes the school’s mission, vision, objectives, and policies both within and outside the immediate school community. The Specialist is responsible for providing a Montessori classroom instructional program that supports the individual needs of the children in accordance with the school’s mission and vision. 

 

Specialist Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent, preferred.

  • Minimum of two to three years related experience, preferred.

  • Specialized training, licenses or certifications that are required by state law or regulatory agencies. 

  • Proficient in the area of specialty, such as language instruction, outdoor education, music, art, drama, and physical education such as dance, exercise, or yoga.

  • General understanding of Montessori theory, as it impacts the style of lesson giving.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Evidence of continuing education and professional growth to include meeting all necessary requirements as established by state law and regulatory agencies.

  • Must be able to pass a background check.

  • Within first 30 days of employment must be able to meet all necessary requirements as established by state law and regulatory agencies.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implements the area of specialty utilizing individual, small group, and whole class lessons.

  • Designs and creates a curriculum suitable for the varying ages of the children.

  • Prepares specialist lessons prior to instructional time.

  • Introduce children to language instruction, outdoor education, music, art, drama, and physical education or other area of specialty through singing, playing instruments, performance, movement, and hands-on outdoor adventures.

  • Collaborate with the Montessori Guide to integrate area of specialty with current classroom works.

  • Provide materials and different cultures at age-appropriate levels, developmental planes, and interests.

  • Incorporate all instruction with the Montessori philosophy and curriculum.

  • Introduce activities to create a curiosity and interest in the children.

  • Models and implements positive classroom leadership.

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, when appropriate.

  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and work in an outdoor playground environment for extended periods of time while supervising children.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

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