Lakewood is a wonderful place to teach and work because I’m surrounded by committed, creative, and supportive staff that inspire and challenge me every day. - Fred Pfeiffer, 7/8th grade Math & Science Teacher
Lakewood Montessori Middle School is a public magnet school within Durham Public Schools in Durham, NC. Lakewood has 300 students, 12 core community teachers, seven electives teachers, and serves 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. At Lakewood, we use our Montessori model combined with the NC Standard Course of Study to engage students and build independent life-long learners.
We are a Magnet Schools of America (MSA) School of Excellence and a North Carolina Middle School to Watch. Our teachers receive free training for their Montessori credential through CMStep (Cincinnati Montessori Secondary Teacher Education Program).
Current Job Openings
Middle School Math & Science Teacher -
Lakewood Montessori Middle School, a public magnet school in Durham, NC, is seeking a middle school math and science teacher. Math and science teachers work in a two-teacher partnership with a humanities teacher, and teach a cohort of approximately 50 students. Desirable candidates are capable of differentiating for a wide range of academic abilities, and are eager to participate in all aspects of our Montessori program.
Middle School Humanities Teacher -
Humanities teachers at Lakewood take an interdisciplinary approach to the ELA and Social Studies curriculum to reinforce the skills of reading, writing and critical thinking. Humanities teachers work in a two-teacher partnership with a math and science teacher, and teach a cohort of approximately 50 students. Desirable candidates are capable of differentiating for a wide range of academic abilities, and are eager to participate in all aspects of our Montessori program.
Academic Interventionist/Testing Coordinator -
Desirable candidates will work collaboratively with core teachers in classrooms to support instruction, differentiation, and small group learning. Testing coordinator responsibilities will include developing and implementing testing schedules throughout the year for our staff and 300 students.
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For more information about Montessori at Lakewood click here.The education of even a small child, therefore, does not aim at preparing him for school, but for life.- Maria Montessori