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Place-based Teacher (Grades 5/6) Posted Mar 09
Chewonki Foundation , Wiscasset, ME (Mid-coast region)
A classroom teacher for the Elementary School at Chewonki is a unique opportunity to be part of building a place-based education model in midcoast Maine. The position has direct responsibility for co-creating and delivering student-centered curriculum and educational experiences that are aligned with the Chewonki Mission and educational philosophy. The teachers and students use our Chewonki Neck property and the surrounding area as an extended classroom for a rigorous and integrated academic curriculum that is experiential in nature. This position collaborates with the Head of Elementary and Middle School and the faculty team, support departments, and other programs at Chewonki. Significant educational philosophy, curriculum, and student behavior/progress decisions are made with the Head of Elementary and Middle School and may include the Chewonki President.

Position Title: Classroom Teacher (Grades 5/6)
Employment Category: Category B
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Reports to: Head of Elementary and Middle School
Exempt/Non-exempt: Exempt
Schedule (hours and weeks): Academic year, full-time
Benefits Eligible: Yes

Please visit the Chewonki Employment Opportunities page ( for a complete position description and application instructions. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The position is posted until filled.

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