Before we start, can we get your full name? *
Nice to meet you! Thanks for taking the time to apply. Here's what the job involves:
We are looking for great Guides (teachers) who love children, are creative, dedicated, and empathetic. We need Guides who wants to have an impact on young learners to help them develop a love of learning.
At our school, we believe each child is a genius with the potential to change the world. We are looking for people who believe in our mission of reinventing education.
The people we hire will be innovative and eager to help us grow our school. We are not an ordinary school - we are school reinvented.
All sound good to you?
What position are you applying for? *
So far, so good!
Now we'd like to ask a few questions about you.
Describe your philosophy of teaching. * What is more important, having a well-trained teacher and an organized curriculum or offering hard questions and difficult challenges to students? * Is failure more harmful or beneficial to a child? * Have you launched a business or not for profit organization or led a major project? * Have you ever been the lead teacher for a class? * In what ways do you encourage creativity in your classroom? * Describe your worst teaching day. What did you learn from the experience? * Please describe how you use organizational strategies to manage your classroom and time. Would former employers consider you to be an organized person? * In what ways do you communicate with parents on a regular basis? * How computer literate are you? Do you have a working knowledge of Google Docs? * What are your strengths and weaknesses as an educator? * Describe the biggest challenge you have ever faced. * What books are you currently reading? * What can you offer our school that other candidates cannot? * What do you like to do when you’re not teaching? * Why do you want to be a Summit School Guide? * Do you have experience as a Montessori teacher, homeschooler, unschooler, or in another unconventional school, either as a child, a parent, or a teacher? If yes, how many years? * How familiar are you with Project Based Learning? * How many hours per week would you expect to work? * Please provide two professional work-related references including name, number, and email address. Tell us about your references. Who are they and how do they know you? * Please submit your resume and cover letter. *
Please submit a three-minute video introduction that shares a bit about your work experience and why you enjoy working with children. You can send us a YouTube or Vimeo link. :-)
Just a few personal details and we'll have all the info we need.
Can we get the link to your Facebook and LinkedIn profile? * What's your phone number? Do you have any questions for us?
That's it! Thanks for applying.