2024-2025 K-1-2 Multi-Age Montessori Classroom Teacher

  • Crescent City Schools
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 07/02/2024
Full time Teaching

Job Description

Crescent City Schools is seeking a talented and driven individual to work full-time at Harriet Tubman Charter School as a teacher in our unique K-1-2 Montessori classroom setting. In the multi-age classroom, ten students of each grade make up the K-1-2 class and stay with their co-teachers for three years. Students learn together in fluid groups to address their unique learning needs, and students benefit from the presence of older and younger students. The curriculum in the Montessori classroom is designed to be both academically rigorous and developmentally appropriate.

Our K-1-2 Teachers impact students’ lives by:

  • Delivering instruction in the classroom and raising student achievement
  • Long-term unit planning and daily lesson planning
  • Communicating with parents/guardians about student progress
  • Quickly implementing feedback and goal-setting into lesson delivery
  • Collaborating with teammates in grade-level and subject-level teams
  • Participating in the life of the school, including student activities and events
  • Maintaining a classroom culture conducive to student achievement
  • Using data to track student achievement, and to constantly improve practice
  • Participating in daily, weekly, and quarterly meetings about student achievement
  • Embodying, advocating, and operationalizing the mission, vision, and direction of the school
  • Taking on other tasks, as needed

What We Offer:

  • Click here for more information about our innovative compensation system. This role may be on the Lead Scale or the Associate Scale (depending on the applicant's experience and qualifications). It may include bumps for taking on leadership responsibilities, summer work, doing work outside of your regular duties, or longevity with CCS.
  • Click here for more information about our award-winning benefits package, which includes fully paid health insurance, immediate 4% 401k match, employer-paid mental health services, and generous leave policies.

Apply now if you: 

  • Believe in the mission and values of Crescent City Schools
  • Believe in the unlimited potential of each child
  • Have an outstanding record of leading academic achievement
  • Inspire your students and colleagues
  • Have a BA or BS Degree (preferred)
  • Possess Louisiana Teacher Certification or equivalent certification in another state (preferred)

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • This is an in-person role

About Crescent City Schools

Crescent City Schools is a nonprofit Charter Management Organization whose mission is to support and develop open-enrollment charter schools that raise student achievement and prepare students for college. Crescent City Schools currently operates three PreK-8th grade open-enrollment charter schools: Harriet Tubman and Dorothy Height Charter Schools on the West Bank and Mildred Osborne Charter School in the Kenilworth neighborhood. Our organization creates life-changing educational experiences for students and, through this work, transforms a city.

At Crescent City Schools, we believe in inspiring people. And we firmly believe our success is driven by dedicated and talented employees. Crescent City Schools is committed to attracting and retaining the best professionals in education with an array of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.