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Now Hiring for the 2014/2015 School Year

Montessori Postings - Toddler, Primary, Lower Elementary (3-6) and Upper Elementary (9-12)

AMI Assistants to Infancy Teacher - AMI-certified and experienced - beginning August 2014.

AMI Elementary Teachers - AMI-certified and experienced - beginning August 2014.

We are seeking experienced candidates that are committed to Dr. Montessori's philosophy, organized, flexible, self-reliant, confident with parent education, reliable and enjoy working in a culturally diverse environment. Spanish speaking is a plus.

Spanish / English bi-lingual Assistant Teacher - prefer local residents.


Please send a resume with email cover letter to employ@vimsia.org with either "AMI Teacher" or "Spanish Assistant Teacher" in the subject line somewhere.


International Baccalaureate Postings - Middle and High School Levels

Currently reviewing experienced International Baccalaureate applicants for all disciplines (see below for our curriculum)

Please complete the IA Teacher Application Form to apply for a Teaching Position in the International Academy's IB Program.

The school is an IB DP and MYP authorized secondary school, and an AMI Montessori primary and elementary school, located in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The primary Montessori program began in 1964, and the school has recently grown to include grades 7-12 and has graduated two classes of IB DP students. International Baccalaureate MYP and DP curriculum is the only curriculum offered in the PGIA. Teachers are sought to join a community of holistic educators in a small, supportive environment where student learning and growth is at the core. Ability to work in the U.S. is desired.

The school offers the full IB MYP program with integrated mathematics, integrated science, Spanish, Physical Education, Technology, English,  Humanities, and the Arts, and offers the following Diploma Programme subjects: English; Spanish B; Mathematics (SL,HL, Math Studies); Biology; Physics; Environmental Systems and Societies; History; World Religions; ITGS (anticipated) and Dance.
If positions are posted, email resume and references to: employ@vimsia.org and cmckayle@vimsia.org.



Virgin Islands Montessori School and International Academy  is located on the  beautiful  island of St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. VIMSIA, was established in 1964, and we offer programs - Toddler through High School. Our classes are well equipped. Our children are exceptional; our seven acre campus is tropically lush fostering outdoor activity. Our students, staff and parents join to create a loving and caring community that is diverse  and unique in many ways. Our island, and school, hosts a truly global community. Competitive salary and benefits package offered.   We regret that owing to immigration restrictions preference will be given to those who either have a green card to work anywhere in the USA (Permanent Residents) or are US citizens. Also, because of the volume of applications that we may receive we will only be contacting the finalist. We thank you in advance for sending in your application.


International Academy Teaching candidates must be amenable to teaching under the auspices of the International Baccalaureate Programme (www.ibo.org). All Academy teaching curriculum will be based on the IB MYP program for grades 7-10 and the IB DB program for grades 11 & 12. VIMSIA is proud to be the first and only International Baccalaureate World School in the US Virgin Islands. In April 2009 we received our IB Diploma Programme authorization for Grades 11 and 12, in March of 2010 we received our IB MYP authorization for grades 7-10.   


Montessori Teaching positions require an AMI teaching certificate.


Interested candidates email resume and references to: Peggy Hunt, employ@vimsia.org, or phone (340) 775-6360; Fax: (340) 775-3080.


VIMSIA offers competitive salary and health benefits.


Living on the islands is an amazing experience and will outshine the mainland on many levels, but it is also not nearly as convenient as the mainland. Please do your homework and find out as much information as you can about St. Thomas and the USVI before making a major life change. We are looking for candidates that are not only enthused about employment with our beautiful school, but that are anxious to embrace the unique life-style found here on our tropical islands.

Check out the following websites and/or Google St. Thomas to get started on your island research!

 
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Peggy Hunt,
Jan 13, 2011, 10:30 AM

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