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Name of SchoolCollective Kind
Address150 Clermont Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
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Contact NameAnna Caroline Tehan
Phone(917) 791-5088
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School Websitethecollectivekind.com
Level / PositionPre-K Montessori Co-Teacher
Description of Position

We are looking for a Montessori trained Co-Teacher to join our Fort Greene Montessori Microschool!

Potentially Summer 2023 (July OR August) 8a-4p M-F
School year: Staff week end of August 2023 through end of June 2024 8a-4p M-F
Summer Program: July OR August 2024 8a-4p M-F
You will have a bi-weekly remote planning half day and then paid afternoon off (working 36 hours every other week at full salary)

Each morning classroom team includes:
- Three (3) full time morning co-teachers 8:00-4:00p (class 8:30-3:30p)
- Additional full time Floater teacher shared between our sibling school
- Onsite School Director
- Administrative and curricular support from Collective Kind’s founding team
We are looking to set up teams who can compliment each other bringing different skills into the classroom, looking for (1) leadership experience, (2) work towards or already certified, (3) Montessori experience or certification (4) Special Education training or experience, and (5) your own passions and interests!

Responsibilities include:
- Creating a learning environment that is welcoming for and supportive of all types of learners, respectful of the child and supports the development of independence, concentration, coordination and care of self, community and the environment.
- Building a collaborative and supportive teaching team based on clear communication where all teachers are able to shine and learn.
- Lesson planning following Collective Kind anti-bias and nature-based curriculum.
- Reliability (on time and consistent), taking care of the classroom environment (daily tidying and cleaning), changing diapers for children not yet toilet trained.
- Equitable, warm and understanding communication (emails, meetings and phone calls) with families.
- Modeling kind interactions with our greater community.
- Receiving and providing feedback so that your school team can learn and grow together.
- Observation and documentation of the children’s experiences through video, photos and written notes.
- Writing weekly newsletters for families to share a deeper view into work happening in the classroom.

Salaries are determined by Collective Kind’s compensation table which takes into account education background and years of experience in a preschool classroom.

To apply:
Email resume and cover letter speaking to your skills, experience, and interest in this position to hello@thecollectivekind.com with subject line “Clermont Co-Teacher Application”


We are looking for a teacher who has:
- Previous experience working in a Preschool classroom
- Montessori Certification
- NYC Early Childhood Teacher Certification is a plus
- Special Education experience is a plus

We want teachers to join our team who love what they do and bring who they are to the classroom! So show us your side hustle, your hobby, and what you do for your love of your own learning. We encourage folks who speak multiple languages, and come from different countries to apply!

School Community

Collective Kind provides mindful and ethical early care for working families of all backgrounds. Our Montessori programs are nature-based and grounded in anti-bias education with the family and community at the center. Our schools are open to children 2-5YOS with 14-18 children/class. Tuition is run on a sliding scale so that our program can be financially accessible to more families.

Job Start Date07/03/2023
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