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English + Modern Studies/History/Geography/others BGE and Senior Phase

Edinburgh Montessori Arts School , City of Edinburgh

Vacancy details

Please apply before 21/08/2022 at 12:00 am

18N Liberton Brae, Edinburgh, EH16 6AE

Emma Rattigan

0131 600 0123

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Vacancy Description / Summary

English + Modern Studies/History/Geography/others BGE and Senior Phase

Edinburgh Montessori Arts School
Based on experience (28 - 40K)
Full Time
40 hours per week

EMAS is a Montessori school with a self-study philosophy and an innovative
educational approach. We are seeking an experienced middle/high-school
English teacher preferably with additional specialisms, to guide students in a wide range of interdioscip;linary humanities and language arts studies.

This post is ideal for creative, forward-thinking educators ready to realise the potential of interdisciplinary, project based learning.

You will have strong interpersonal skills, a passion for progressive educational
approaches, a broad understanding of and practice in inclusion. Specific ASL
experience is a bonus and if you do not have this you will be willing to learn on the
job as you will understand that ALL children are entitled to access our learning

You will be able to creatively express and fluently promote the benefits of a
Montessori program and support the direction of this blossoming area of our small
school. Training provided.
You will:

-Help students to navigate peer conflict.
-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents and faculty.
-Provide feedback to students that accurately reflects their understanding of the material as well as a reflection on social-emotional growth, work habits, and their role in the community. This may take the form of regular advisory meetings, written feedback on work, and ongoing conversations.
-Provide feedback about student progress to parents that includes, but is not limited to twice yearly progress reports and learning conferences, as well as impromptu parent meetings when needed.
-Attend school community events such as the Back to School, Montessori Journey, other parent ed offerings, etc..
-Ensure that digital student portfolios and other tools are up to date and lessons are recorded on a regular basis.
-Plan, attend, support, and participate in trips

You will have:
-Excellent cross-cultural communication, interpersonal, organisational, and problem-solving skills
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
-Ability to communicate appropriately, collaboratively, and respectfully with students, parents, and colleagues
-Self-motivated and proactive work ethic.

About the School

Edinburgh Montessori Arts School provides complete Montessori education for 1-18 year olds. For children from one year onwards, our Infant Community helps them discover and learn in a calm, supportive setting. From three years old, in Children’s House, all aspects of children's development are addressed and a lifelong love of learning is nurtured.

We are the only Montessori primary and high school in Scotland, and children use the Elementary and Teens classrooms as a base to explore the world, linking learning with real-life experiences.

Our creative arts specialists inspire a plethora of stimulating activities in addition to the opportunities provided by the classroom environments.