Breakthrough Montessori PCS, Washington


Elementary (6-12)

Listed 13 December 2021

Job Title: Montessori Upper Elementary Guide Reports to: Director of Curriculum & Instruction Supervises: Montessori Assistant

About Breakthrough Montessori Public Charter School: Breakthrough Montessori is a public charter school in Washington, DC serving children ages 3 to 13. Our mission is to enable children to develop within themselves the power to shape their lives and the world around them. At Breakthrough, we believe in the unbounded potential of all children. Students of all races, classes, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and backgrounds deserve a personalized education. Our school is grounded by an institutional commitment to development, prevention and community. We support human development through an uncompromising application of the time-tested Montessori instructional model. We support prevention through our commitment to early learning, support and intervention that enables us to address learning challenges quickly and effectively. Finally, we support community through an intensive approach to family engagement that fosters support, connection and life-long learning.

In addition to providing public Montessori education to greater numbers of DC families, we are committed to closing the opportunity gap in the District. By focusing on development, prevention and engagement, our school seeks to produce transformative outcomes for all students. Breakthrough Montessori is a supportive environment that seeks to employ a diverse staff reflective of all genders, races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations and backgrounds. Breakthrough is a coaching school, and all employees receive and give coaching in order to support professional growth. Guides and assistants participate in weekly differentiated professional development, and other staff members attend professional