South Mountain Co-op is seeking educators with experience mentoring and supporting self-directed learners within democratically run spaces.
Job duration : September 2017 -June 2018 , 3-4 days a week 8:30-3:15
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.
A clear understanding of the school’s educational philosophy (democratic education) and practices, and a strong commitment to them.
Experience teaching a wide range of learners and an interest in actively and joyfully engaging with young people in multiple ways.
Ability to model responsible, compassionate, and respectful behavior at all times.
Demonstrated passion and engagement with personal interests; continued striving for personal growth.
Reliability, punctuality, and the ability to work collaboratively or independently when the situation requires it.
Must be safety conscious and be committed to understanding and complying with all school agreements and policies.
Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate with students of different age groups and developmental levels in a respectful, egalitarian, and non-patronizing manner, and interact effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds.
Strong self-management skills, including high levels of initiative, excellent time-management and efficiency, and the ability to effectively balance day-to-day operational responsibilities with availability to students
High level of computer literacy, including fluency with word processing, email, etc.
Ability to maintain confidential student and family data and to protect student privacy
Ability to pass mandatory background checks
To Apply: Submit a cover letter, current resume, three references,, and any additional information you think we should consider in evaluating you as a candidate. Strong applications will succinctly address the following questions:
a. What makes you a strong candidate for the position?
b. What assets/skills/knowledge would you bring to this position?
c. What are you most passionate about and what work are you currently engaged in.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30, 2017 for full consideration.
We highly encourage individuals who identify as POC or LGBTQIA to apply.