Polis World School will open September 6th, 2017 on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. At Polis Manhattan we prepare, support, and advocate for lives fully lived through a Montessori approach to education
Our school will provide primary through upper elementary classrooms (ages 3-12) in Mandarin-immersion environments. Our school is located in a beautiful, multi-level, 100 year-old town home that has been converted to a school, in heart of Manhattan. We're walking distance from central park and museum mile, and our school is chock full of special details including intricate moldings, multiple fireplaces, a grand spiral staircase, high ceilings and light-filled rooms.
As a Montessori Elementary Guide with Polis, you will have the opportunity to create and a lead a model classroom that's uniquely yours. To create your classroom, you will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, as well as a practical life budget and a new classroom start-up budget. In addition to having a unique location, we also have a Montessori-trained Head of School and Program Director who will be able to provide you with support. They will observe in your classroom, provide feedback, and help to develop your skills even further.
Our elementary program is bi-lingual (Chinese & English). In this role, you'll be working closely with a native Mandarin-speaking AMI-trained Guide.
We offer competitive salaries, a generous tuition discount, a 401(k), and health, dental, and vision insurance.
Bachelors degree or equivalent
AMI or AMS Montessori diploma
3 years of teaching experience
Exceptional written communication skills
Must be a collaborative team player
Experience opening a new classroom or school is preferred