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Elementary Christian Montessori Guide

Company: Acton Academy Northwest Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Acton Academy Northwest Indianapolis is hiring! Do you want to help learners find their God-given talents and help change the world? Do you crave working hard with a small, mission-driven, world-class team of entrepreneurs changing the vision of school? Position:Full-time Christian Elementary Guide with potential for growth Start Date:Immediate and Summer 2021 If your passion is to fuel the love of learning in others while advancing your own personal, spiritual, and professional growth, this is your chance to get in on the ground floor of one of the worlds most innovative schools. Acton Academy, is a private micro-school and learner-driven community with the mission that each person who enters its doors will find a calling and change the world. We combine elements of the Montessori method with Socratic guiding and hands-on experiential quests. Underlying our method is an application of the Heros Journey creating a lively learning environment that feels more like an adventure than school. At Acton, we have mixed-aged classrooms called studios with a self-paced learning design as opposed to grade-levels. Our real world-oriented quests culminate in a public exhibition of learning as opposed to test scores and report cards. In all areas of Acton life, our students are empowered to be in the drivers seat of their learning. We are seeking a full-time Elementary Guide to work with our younger Arrows. Our Guide has the opportunity to lead with their faith out front and grow steadily in their role on our Carmel Indiana campus. We are looking for a smart, entrepreneurial individual who is passionate about God and guiding children on their independent journey of lifelong learning, and who possesses an understanding of the Heros Journey and the Socratic Method. Our Guide will learn to lead Socratic discussions through a variety of training opportunities under Socratic Master teachers, and will learn how to work with the Acton Academy learning design, processes and systems. Our Guide will equip our Arrows to explore and take ownership of their learning, monitor progress on Montessori-inspired curriculum, and create life-oriented projects that nurture curiosity. If interested, as your first step in this process, please read deeply through our Job Type: Full-time Preferred experience and skills:Experience managing mixed aged groups of children; experience planning and implementing games or projects; coaching or mentoring experience a plus; Montessori experience a plus; a passion for Christ; a passion for disruptive education opportunities; deeply curious and ready to learn and work hard; agile with online learning; excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills; entrepreneurial thinker; reader; deep heart for children and a trust and respect for their ability to learn and grow without heavy adult intervention; kind-hearted and tough-minded; independent worker; calm demeanor and secure in being on a Faith Based Heros Journey. Job Description: The guide will work in partnership with the team to: 1) Affirm students, holding them accountable to their promises and to delivering the best work they can do as they discover and pursue a calling on a heros journey. 2) Create meaningful exhibitions, ceremonies and celebrations that reinforce the rules of engagement and personal and group covenants to provide and strengthen a safe learning community. 3) Act as a role model as an independent learner on a heros journey. 4) Launch and lead socratic discussions. 5) Co-create and launch quests (projects), including daily challenges and curating world-class examples. 6) Supply a positive studio environment and set up the studio as an inspiration for learning. 7) Encourage young heroes to track their progress and create portfolios to show parents, peers and apprenticeship employers what they can do. 8) Uphold promises to students, parents and fellow guides made in relational covenants. 9) Pass along each of these responsibilities to students as quickly as possible, so as to allow students to lead themselves. Salary:Our Guides receive competitive pay, commensurate with experience. Sound exciting? Take the first step: If youd like to begin the process to apply for this world-changing opportunity, please apply on our website and we will send you the first steps to pursue this world-changing opportunity.

Keywords: Acton Academy Northwest Indianapolis, Indianapolis , Elementary Christian Montessori Guide, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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