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The following openings are available:

Upper Elementary Lead Teacher (Grades 4-6)
ECMCS is seeking a full-time Montessori Upper Elementary (grades 4-6), Lead Teacher. Responsibilities include planning, leading, and implementing the Montessori curriculum with the assistance of a teacher assistant, supporting parents and students, participating in the culture of the school community, and networking and collaborating during Montessori Professional Development opportunities in the area. Candidates without a Montessori Certification will still be considered if they demonstrate a strong knowledge of state curriculum and child development. Montessori training will be provided for the right candidate.


Teaching Assistant 
ECMCS is seeking a full-time assistant teacher. The ideal candidate is a great communicator with both children and adults, organized, and willing to go the extra mile for the efforts of the school's mission. College degree required and experience teaching children preferred. Hours are Monday - Friday from 7:30-4: 00 pm. ‚Äč
Duties: * Supports instructional efforts * Prepares and develops Montessori curriculum * Reinforces concepts by helping students, individually and in groups, with lesson assignments. * Maintains quality results by following and enforcing standards. * Updates job knowledge by participating in Montessori educational opportunities and reading professional publications. * Enhances school's reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Competitive compensation and benefits package based on CCSD scale.



Established in 2003, East Cooper Montessori Charter School is a premier public Montessori school in both Charleston County, as well as South Carolina. ECMCS serves 400 students age 3 - 8th grade and takes great pride in growing Montessori student and teacher leaders.   In 2015 we moved to our current, larger location. As a result of more space, we have the opportunity to continue to grow our program and serve more students with a Montessori Education.  We enjoy a facility of almost 20,000 square feet complete with a Grand Hall, STEM lab, Performing Arts Room, Stage, Art Studio, Kiln, Basketball Courts, Baseball Diamond, and two Technology Labs. Our students enjoy the close relationships that come with attending a small school while receiving an excellent education from a caring, competent and highly qualified faculty team.
Join the ECMCS Team Enjoy the beaches and vibrant culture of Charleston, South Carolina SC has the largest public Montessori population in the country Comparable salary Excellent Benefits Excellent professional development Serving primary-adolescent students Supportive and amazing faculty Montessori specific STEM program Authentic global learning through Level Up Village Montessori training will be provided if needed  

To apply for available positions at our school, send your resume to resume@montessoricharterschool.com – no phone calls, please.






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