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Part-time TOSA - Montessori Coordinator

Company: Colorado Springs School District 11
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:


This posting is for a 0.50 FTE INR (Intent Not to Rehire) Montessori position for the 21-22 school year. It has the potential to be combined with another 0.50 FTE position to make a 1.0 FTE total position. The posting will remain Open Until Filled.
A completed online submission
An up-to-date professional resume. Please ensure that your resume includes both months and years for all certified work experience over the last 15 years. These dates will only be reviewed once for your salary offer.
A legible copy of all official college transcripts. Please provide ALL Transcripts, Bachelors level and above. Compensation offers will be reviewed once for credits related to your salary offer.
Three letters of recommendation; 2 professional, 1 collegial (must be within the last two years)
A legible copy of your teaching license(s) and Montessori certification
Alternative Licensure Candidates (Teacher in Residence); Statement of Eligibility, must provide copy of passing PRAXIS II scores
Student Teachers: must provide copy of passing PRAXIS II scores and current transcripts
To upload documents into your application, click on the blue FAQ Sheet link on our Employment webpage. It is located on the Teacher Opportunities page and should be read before you begin. Any uploaded documents will carry over to future applications in D11.


Our school is a close knit family that consists of approximately 220 students: 4 primary classes, 4 lower elementary classes, and 2 upper elementary classes. All of our students attend on a "choice permit" and have specifically chosen us for our Montessori program.

Montessori Coordinator Job Description

The Montessori Coordinator at Buena Vista ensures the fidelity of Montessori practices in the school and works to promote a better understanding of Montessori practices among staff members and the community in general. In addition, the Montessori Coordinator works in close collaboration with the TLC (Teaching and Learning Coach) and performs TLC duties as assigned by administration.
The Montessori Coordinator job duties include:
Coordinate and conduct tours for prospective parents and community members.
Provide information to parents and the community regarding the philosophy and methods of the Montessori program.
Support all staff in understanding Montessori philosophy and its applications in the classroom and throughout the school.
Provide orientation for substitute teachers on Montessori philosophy and applications.
Assist/mentor classroom teachers in providing an authentic Montessori program at the request of teachers and/or administrator.
Model Montessori lessons at the teachers request.
Help lead staff training and Professional Learning Community meetings.
Participate on the Building Leadership Team.
Provide leadership in the ongoing development, improvement and alignment of the Montessori curriculum with the Colorado 2020 Standards.
Collaborate with teachers and the TLC to ensure students meet state academic standards while working within the Montessori pedagogy.
Ensure that students and teachers understand and adhere to the Montessori philosophy and best practices of Montessori education.
Assist in the recruitment of Montessori staff.
Serve as a liaison between school/district and universities/teacher education programs.
Assist in student data management and reports.
Assist with collaborative development of the UIP.
Help provide leadership on the Student Support Team.
Support the TLC (Teaching and Learning Coach) as needed.


Teachers (including Psychologists, Occupational, Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Counselors) hired into D11 are placed on the appropriate lane and step of the teacher salary schedule based on two factors which include:

a) the educational background of the applicant and
b) the number of years of prior job related experience (the maximum credit granted is 14 years provided the experience occurred in the last 15 years).

The minimum in-hire salary for a this position is $39,273/yr and the maximum salary is $69,432/yr

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for benefits. Benefits include the following: Medical, Dental, Vision, District Paid Life Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Short Term Disability, Voluntary Long-term Disability, Medical Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, and Employee Assistance Program.


Colorado Springs School District 11 seeks to comply with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.

Keywords: Colorado Springs School District 11, Pueblo , Part-time TOSA - Montessori Coordinator, Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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