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First State Montessori Academy (FSMA) is a charter school located in Wilmington, Delaware that opened its doors in fall of 2014 to children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. We will nurture, inspire, and educate a diverse student population through the Montessori teaching method.

Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain the best teachers in Delaware to be a part of our “Dream Team”. Our educators play an integral part of the growth and decision-making processes of the organization and help to form the community that defines First State Montessori Academy (FSMA). Our educators have the opportunity to be a part of a ground-breaking, innovative organization that positively changes the educational experience of hundreds of children and their families.

Being a teacher at FSMA is something special. We have assembled an incredible team of teachers and as we grow in students next year, we will be adding new staff members. As a school one of our goals is to attract, develop, and retain the best teachers in Delaware to be a part of our “Dream Team”. Our educators have the opportunity to be a part of a ground-breaking, innovative organization that positively changes the educational experience of hundreds of children and their families.

Facilities Manager Position (Full Time)

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the overall maintenance and cleanliness of the facilities. It is the responsibility of the Facilities Manager to insure that the facilities are maintained in a condition of operating excellence, cleanliness, and safety. Safety, cleanliness and continued efficiency of operation shall be a major goal at all times.

The Facilities Manager will conduct daily rounds to check/monitor all building systems, collect daily readings, and maintain logs.  Needed daily maintenance will be conducted to ensure the facility is clean, safe and conducive to learning at all times.
Interested candidates should send a resume to Courtney.fox@fsma.k12.de.us

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Full Time Teaching Position (K – 8 th grade)

FSMA believes that every teacher is an integral part of our school. We recognize that each person must embody the spirit of the school and have a great depth of skills. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain the best teachers in Delaware to be a part of our “Dream Team.: Our educators play an integral part of the growth and decision-making processes of the organization and help form the community that defines First State Montessori Academy. The educators at FSMA have the opportunity to be a part of an innovative organization that will positively change the educational experience of hundreds of children and their families.

Qualifications: Individuals wishing to become employed as a Full Time Teacher at FSMA should hold a valid Delaware teaching license and have completed an accredited Montessori certification program (or be willing to attend training this this summer). Classroom experience in a traditional or Montessori setting is preferred.

Part Time Teaching Position (K- 6 th grade)

FSMA believes that every teacher is an integral part of our school. We recognize that each person must embody the spirit of the school and have a great depth of skills. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain the best teachers in Delaware to be a part of our “Dream Team.: Our educators play an integral part of the growth and decision-making processes of the organization and help form the community that defines First State Montessori Academy. The educators at FSMA have the opportunity to be a part of an innovative organization that will positively change the educational experience of hundreds of children and their families.

Qualifications: Individuals wishing to become employed as a Part Time Teacher at FSMA should hold a valid Delaware teaching license and/or have completed an accredited Montessori certification program. Content specialists are encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities: Part-Time teachers work from 9 – 3 every day. They are present during instruction and take responsibility for certain content areas or grade levels, depending upon their background and expertise. They work with a co-teacher to plan and execute lessons as well as assess students and communicate with families.

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Other Substitute Positions:

      • Substitute K – 6th grade Teachers
      • Substitute Nurses

If you are interested in getting on our list for substitutes, please contact liz.madden@fsma.k12.de.us

Experience with Montessori or Responsive Classrooom is helpful but not required.
Resumes can be sent to fsma.charter@gmail.com.

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