South Mountain Co-op is looking for Science and Math teachers and an Intern

South Mountain Co-op is looking for Science and Math teachers and an InternScience Teacher Job Description. Seeking an experienced science teacher to work one day a week at a small, K-12 democratic free school in Montclair, NJ for the 2016-2017 school year.  At SMC, the learning environment is learner-led and students are free to choose how they spend their time and which activities they take part in.    We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, kind, creative teacher to offer science classes and activities for a wide range of ages and interests.

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Math & Science Teachers Works

If you’re a science teacher who has retired or is taking time off to raise a family or to change career directions — one who loves working with children and wants the freedom to play, to explore, to experiment in whatever directions the students’ questions and your own creativity take you — this is the opportunity for you!

September-June, one day a week (exact day of the week is very flexible) 9:30-2:30

$75 per day

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes a statement on why you feel you’re a good fit for SMC, your current resume, and any additional information you think we should consider in evaluating you as a candidate.  While we are actively looking specifically for science and math teachers, educators in other fields (social sciences, the arts, etc.) are encouraged to apply as well.  southmountaincoop@gmail.com

Math Teacher Job Description

Seeking an experienced math teacher to work one day a week at a small, K-12 democratic free school in Montclair, NJ for the 2016-2017 school year.  At SMC, the learning environment is learner-led and students are free to choose how they spend their time and which activities they take part in.    We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, kind, creative teacher to offer math classes and activities for a wide range of ages and interests.

If you’re a math teacher who has retired or is taking time off to raise a family or to change career directions — one who loves working with children and wants the freedom to play, to explore, to experiment in whatever directions the students’ questions and your own creativity take you — this is the opportunity for you!

September-June, one day a week (exact day of the week is very flexible),  9:30-2:30

$75 per day

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes a statement on why you feel you’re a good fit for SMC, your current resume, and any additional information you think we should consider in evaluating you as a candidate.

While we are actively looking specifically for science and math teachers, educators in other fields (social sciences, the arts, etc.) are encouraged to apply as well.  southmountaincoop@gmail.com

Paid Internship Description

Seeking paid interns to work one or more days a week as staff at a small democratic free school in Montclair NJ.

The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, kind, patient, open-minded, and supports the philosophy behind democratic education.   Responsibilities will include helping to staff the space, taking kids outside to play or eat lunch, offering classes or activities based on student interests, engaging with students in conversation and projects, helping to mediate conflicts and work on committees.

The co-founders and staff of SMC will be available to answer questions and to mentor interns in the nitty-gritty of establishing and running a democratic free school, and of teaching in a student-led environment

This is an ideal position for future teachers who would like to get to know more about educational alternatives and student-led learning, former teachers who would like the freedom to engage with students in whatever direction their curiosity and creativity leads, and anyone who wants to prepare to found or work at a democratic free school.

September-June, one day a week (exact day of the week is very flexible),  9:30-2:30

$75 per day

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes a statement on why you feel you’re a good fit for SMC, your current resume, and any additional information you think we should consider in evaluating you as a candidate.

While we are actively looking specifically for science and math teachers, educators in other fields (social sciences, the arts, etc.) are encouraged to apply as well.  southmountaincoop@gmail.com

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