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CAREER

Deciding where to teach or work is an important decision. At Charlotte Mason Community School, we value the talents each prospective employee brings to our community and understand the factors involved in choosing a workplace.

 

CMCS is a place to build a meaningful career.  CMCS is committed to employee well-being, fostering creativity, and encouraging ongoing education and professional development. Join us in shaping the future of education.

Current Career 
Opprotunities

For questions about open positions, employment, or the application process, as well as for verification of employment status of any current CMCS employees contact Chrisara Moore. 

FULL-TIME TEACHER

Charlotte Mason Community School (CMCS) is a K-8 Christian school in the city of Detroit. CMCS offers a liberal arts education based on the philosophy and methods of Charlotte Mason, which fosters the development of great minds and wide interests while nurturing each child’s relationship to God and the world He created. Our vision is for all students to grow in a love of learning that extends beyond the classroom, for their good and the good of their communities.


QUALIFICATIONS

CMCS is looking for teachers who agree with the CMCS Statement of Faith and are active in a faith community as professing Christians. We want teachers who have genuine respect for the poor and for people of different race, faith, and social conditions. Teachers should be certified with a degree in education and also be willing to learn the Charlotte Mason philosophy and methods of education. As personal learning proceeds, teachers would be expected to implement CM methods. In addition, teachers should be able to communicate their philosophy and practice of classroom management and discipline. Teachers would be expected to manage and engage students with interesting and productive lessons.

 

DESCRIPTION

Full-time classroom responsibilities:

  • Teaching core academic and liberal arts classes including reading and literature, writing, math, science, and history 

  • Writing weekly lesson plans

  • Sending regular classroom updates to parents 

  • Planning nature study lessons 

  • Helping students memorize poetry or Scripture for Christmas and End-of-Year recitals 

  • Attend the recitals 

  • Planning field trips 

  • Monitoring students during lunch and recess 

  • Attending staff meetings and professional development sessions 

  • Writing end-of-term student evaluations 

  • Maintaining regular contact with parents 

  • Facilitating  parent teacher conferences 

  • Meeting regularly with the Principal and/or Teacher Coach to review methods, curriculum, management and discipline issues or student concerns  In the summer months, the teacher would study the Charlotte Mason philosophy, read, meet with the school administrator for discussion, and begin preparation for classes. This would involve regular communication via email or phone and periodic meetings in person.

Charlotte Mason Philosophy and Methods responsibilities:

  • Reading about and studying the Charlotte Mason philosophy 

  • Meeting with the school administrator in person or online for discussion and questions 

  • Preparing for classes using Charlotte Mason ideas and methods


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please send resume and cover letter to CMCS Principal, Chrisara Moore, at chrisara.moore@charlottemasoncs.org.

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