Job Opening: Lower Elementary Teacher

Job Description

  • Design, plan, adapt, modify, and individualize educational materials, resources, techniques, methods, and strategies to meet the needs of lower elementary students
  • Plan and modify appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities, including determination and appropriate principals of learning and classroom organizational structures
  • Prepare teaching materials such as syllabi and handouts
  • Supplement the classroom with instructional material made with school funds
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Prepare students to participate in school programs/activities that reinforce cultural and ethnic customs and enhance overall education
  • Assign and grade homework
  • Administer and grade quizzes/tests
  • Assign in-class assignments and prepare in-class activities
  • Promote classroom discussion
  • Plan and execute instructional lessons
  • Write report cards, etc.
  • Assess student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, and outcomes
  • Implement an instructional program aimed at providing appropriate learning experiences for each student
  • Ensure classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe, and conducive to learning
  • Interact with the Directors and other teachers to discuss issues relevant to curriculum and school
  • Continually assess student achievement, and maintain appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for reporting purposes
  • Evaluate student performance and provide feedback to parents/guardians throughout the school year including individual parent/guardian conferences twice a year and at least two parent/guardian workshops or information sessions, and email summaries twice a week
  • Meet monthly (or more often as necessary) with the Directors and academic coordinator
  • Call to the attention of the Directors any student with special difficulties or needs, and be prepared to discuss issues with parents/guardians
  • Attend and participate in school functions that relate to position or teaching in support of the school community
  • Work and conduct oneself in a professional manner, including respecting student confidentiality, cooperating with other teachers and staff members, working out differences in a mature and reasonable manner, and communicating unresolved concerns with the Directors
  • Understand and promote the school’s mission, purpose and objectives, and policies to parents/guardians in a positive and supportive manner
  • Perform other teaching duties as assigned; etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Mathematics or a closely related field
  • Two years of experience in the proffered position or closely related occupation

How to Apply

Full-time. Patterson Park Montessori, LLC. Baltimore, MD.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé to Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.