Thank you for your interest in joining the Mill Falls Team.

Mill Falls is currently posting the following positions for the 2019/20 School Year:

Educational Program Positions:

        • Lead Montessori Teachers (Lower & Upper Elementary)
        • Assistant Teachers (Lower & Upper Elementary)
        • Paraprofessionals: Full Time
        • Substitute Teachers: All Program Levels
        • AfterCare Coordinator

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Educational Program Positions:

Public Montessori Lead Teachers: Lower Elementary (grades 1-3) & Upper Elementary (grades 4-6), Full-time

Mill Falls is seeking Montessori educators with a desire to teach in public, mixed-age/mixed-grade classrooms where the Montessori method is aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to Montessori education in a public setting, knowledge of best practices and be trained in the Montessori method.

Position Type: Full-time, based on school schedule.

Benefits: Salary is competitive and is based on qualifications and experience. Health insurance, access to dental, Aflac plans, retirement plans, paid time off, and professional development make up the benefit package.

Qualifications:

  • Montessori Elementary certification from an accredited program preferred;
  • A demonstrated willingness & ability to implement educational best practices in conjunction with the Montessori curriculum & Common Core State Standards;
  • Team-oriented with a collaborative approach to working with colleagues & parents;
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to plan lessons & keep progress records on students according to individual styles & aptitudes;
  • Strong leadership & classroom management skills;
  • Appreciation for student diversity including learning, experiential, cultural &economic diversity;
  • An open-mind & sense of humor;
  • NH teacher cert. or willingness to obtain NH certification.

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Public Montessori Assistant Teachers: Kinder, Lower Elementary (grades 1-3) & Upper Elementary (grades 4-6)

Mill Falls is seeking Assistant Teachers who support the work of the Classroom/Lead Montessori Teacher by assisting in the preparation and maintenance of our public Montessori school’s learning environment. Working in collaboration with the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher is responsible for the academic, personal and social achievement, safety and physical well-being of the children under her/his supervision. Assistant Teachers must possess a high level of professionalism and desire to expand one’s abilities in the education field.

Position Type: 7.25 hours per day, based on school schedule.

Benefits: Salary is competitive and is based on qualifications and experience. Paid time off and professional development, access to health insurance, dental and Aflac plans, make up the benefit package.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • A demonstrated willingness to collaboratively work alongside a trained Montessori teacher;
  • Team-oriented with a collaborative approach to working with colleagues, administrators, and parents;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Appreciation for student diversity including learning, experiential, cultural & economic differences;
  • An open mind and sense of humor.

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Paraprofessionals

Position Overview: 
Mill Falls is seeking Paraprofessionals to assist students with disabilities and support them in the public Montessori school environment. Under general supervision, the Paraprofessional assists classroom teachers, program coordinators, and specialists in completing instructional and clerical duties and assignments involving students with mental, emotional, or multiple learning challenges. The Paraprofessional works with students whose IEP’s call for such support and performs instructional assignments, with minimum supervision, in comprehension and reinforcement of skills in language, reading, and math, as well as emotional, physical, and social developmental. The Paraprofessional works with Mill Falls’ Special Education Team in preparing and developing basic teaching materials, instructional aids, and other support materials.

Type: Full time based on the school day and schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with children and adolescents in an educational setting;
  • Completion of two years of study (48 credits) at an institution of higher education or Associates Degree or higher.
  • Ability to instruct students in mathematics, reading, science, social studies, art, and/or related subjects;
  • Able to physically manage students, kneel, sit on floor, lift up to 40 pounds, and provide personal care;
  • Knowledge of educational and instructional techniques.
  • Comfort in working in a public Montessori environment;
  • Appreciation for students with learning differences as well as for students from diverse family and socio-economic situations.
  • An open-mind and sense of humor.

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Substitute Teachers

Mill Falls is seeking Substitute Teachers for the 2019/20 school year. The majority of assignments include filling in for paraprofessionals and/or Assistant Teachers and occasionally our Integrated Arts Teachers (art, fitness, technology, library and music) intermittently throughout the school year. Our Paraprofessionals assist students with disabilities and assist our the students’ Classroom Teachers, Program Coordinators, and Specialists in completing instructional and clerical duties and assignments involving students with mental, emotional, or multiple challenges. Our Assistant Teachers work in collaboration with our Lead Teachers, and are responsible for the academic, personal and social achievement, safety and physical well being of the children under her/his supervision.

Requirements:
 Completion of two years of study (48 credits) at an institution of higher education or an Associates Degree or higher.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with children and adolescents in an educational setting;
  • Ability to instruct students in mathematics, reading, science, social studies, art, and/or related subjects;
  • Must be able to physically manage students, kneel, sit on floor, lift up to 40 pounds, and provide personal care;
  • Must possess knowledge of educational and instructional techniques.

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AfterCare Program Coordinator 

Mill Falls is seeking to hire an AfterCare Program Coordinator. Responsibilities include AfterCare Program planning, organizing, staff scheduling, and the direction of all activities in our AfterCare programs, including arts and crafts, group games, and other creative activities. Duties also include direct supervision of students in grades Kindergarten through Sixth grade.

Position Type: The AfterCare Program Coordinator is an hourly position (most days will take place from 3pm to 6:00pm, Monday through Friday); schedule is based on the academic year.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in education, recreation, or related field;
  • A minimum of one year of experience working with children;
  • Understanding of program assessment techniques and tools;
  • Comfort in working in a public Montessori environment;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Appreciation for students with learning differences as well as for students from diverse family and socio-economic situations.
  • An open-mind and sense of humor.

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ABOUT US:

Mill Falls is the first public Montessori School in the state of New Hampshire. The School opened in Manchester in the fall of 2012. This state-issued charter school is open to all NH students via our annual public lottery. Mill Falls provides a full elementary program, serving 168 students in grades K-6.

Mill Falls is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and seeks and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Mill Falls is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity to all persons based on individual merit, competence and need. Mill Falls will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, marital status, physical or mental disability, age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin or ancestry.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please email completed application package to HR@MillFalls.org including:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Written statement of philosophy of approach in teaching (not needed for Paraprofessionals or Project Manager)
  • Three letters of reference
  • Completed application please click here to download.
  • Copy of Montessori and/or other Teaching Credential(s), as applicable, including transcripts.

Notification of receipt of completed applications will be sent via email. Questions? Email HR@millfalls.org.

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