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)
        • Integrated Arts: Fitness, Art & Technology Teachers
        • Paraprofessionals: Full Time
        • Substitute Teachers: All Program Levels

School Administration Positions:

        • Project Manager

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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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Integrated Arts: Fitness, Technology, & Art Instructors

Mill Falls is seeking part-time Fitness, Technology, & Art Instructors as part of our Integrated Arts Team. Applicants must possess a high level of professionalism and creativity in their area of expertise and in their approach to the work with elementary students (grades 1-6) in this public Montessori school setting. Preference will be given to those with previous teaching/coaching experience.

Position Type: Part-time, 1 full school day per week

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Extensive knowledge in Fitness or Art;
  • Previous teaching or coaching experience preferred;
  • Strong Group/Classroom Management skills;
  • Experience in Curriculum Development;
  • 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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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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School Administration Positions:

Project Manager

Mill Falls is seeking a Project Manager to assist in the day-to-day administrative functions of this public school. Ideal candidates will have strong skills in organization, communication, data and project management, comfort with technology, an orientation toward creative problem solving and interest in working in a public Montessori school setting. The Project Manager will work across a broad range of functional areas of responsibility, with a particular emphasis on school-wide operations. This position provides a unique opportunity for an individual with superior organizational and critical thinking skills, communication, and relationship-building skills to play a central role in supporting the advancement of our school’s priorities, mission and goals. Roles and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: School Operation-Oriented Projects & Related Communication; Admissions & Enrollment Support; Event/Project Management; Assessment Support; Child Care Program Management (non supervisory); Technology Support.

Type: Full Time (based on school administration 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:

  • Bachelors degree or higher;
  • At least two years of experience in a school setting preferred, but not required;
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail; project management experience preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of constituents including students, parents, colleagues and community members;
  • Systematic and structured approach to project management with a demonstrated ability to carry out multiple high-priority projects in parallel;
  • Excellent computer skills especially related to Macs running Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Adobe, Google Admin; Comfort with technology overall including problem solving – knowledge of Apple/Mac a must;
  • Detail-oriented nature with an understanding of the complexity of student data management;
  • Appreciation for our public Montessori setting;
  • Appreciation for students with learning differences as well as for families from diverse family and socio-economic situations;
  • Understanding that a well structured admin environment is essential school success;
  • Willingness to problem-solve, and interest in developing new ideas & programs/systems.
  • 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 references 
  • Completed application please click here to download.
  • Copy of Montessori and other Teaching Credential(s), as applicable

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

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