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About our school:
MCCPS is a dynamic reform-minded educational environment where staff and students engage in hands-on, integrated, project-based learning activities that culminate in public exhibitions of student work. Our community of learners consists of 230 students enrolled in grades 4-8; there are 2 classes at each grade level. Approximately 20% of the students are on IEPs, and we employ an inclusion model to address their needs.
MCCPS seeks high energy, innovative team players who are organized, flexible, and willing to invest themselves in a professionally collaborative setting. A bachelors degree required. Appropriate certification, experience, and a MA degree are preferred, but not required. Demonstration of subject matter knowledge and strong computer skills are necessary. The ability to work well with others in a fast-paced collegial environment is imperative. A writing sample may be required before an offer of employment is made. MCCPS is an equal opportunity employer.
How to apply:
Please apply via schoolspring.com (free to applicants). No faxes please. We look forward to hearing from you!
ENRICHMENT VOLUNTEERS (2:30-3:15 once per week)
Parents, grandparents, community members, aspiring educators, and retirees are encouraged to paricipate in the life of the school by leading or supporting an Enrichment activity or course. Needs include: math help, writing support, book clubs, athletics, art, chess, card games, knitting, public speaking, cooking, woodshop, rocket building, etc. To get involved, contact Pam Haley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internships at MCCPS
Nurturing future educators is integrally important to the faculty and administration at MCCPS. To this end, opportunities are provided for aspiring teachers, nurses, guidance counselors, and special educators to interact with our talented and experienced teaching team. MCCPS enjoys a dynamic, reform-minded staff that values student-centered, minds-on, standards-driven, integrated instruction. It is our pleasure and our responsibility to share what we have discovered about teaching and learning with those who will soon join our profession.
Interns will meet with the school's administration to determine the appropriate topic for the class(es) they will teach. Topics may vary greatly depending upon the interns' abilities, interests, and career aspirations. Observation, discussion, and experimentation will be regular components of each intern’s experience. Training will include backwards design, lesson planning, assessment, and classroom management. Support for the interns will be provided before and throughout the internship, and each intern’s performance will be evaluated at the end of the term. Upon successful completion of the internship a letter of recommendation will be provided.
Interns may choose the term of the internship (September – November, December – March, or March – June) and the day on which they teach (must be the same day of the week for the term) and the grade(s) with which they work (4th-8th). Requirements: Interns must be at least 18 years old and enrolled in a teacher preparation program. Interns must be reliable, organized, detail-oriented, and available from 2:00-4:00 each day of the internship.