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Early Childhood Education Teacher/Assistant Teacher

Summary of Position:

The teacher/assistant teacher will understand and promote the school’s mission, vision, policies, and procedures both within and outside the immediate school community. The individual is responsible for supporting the lead teacher with providing an instructional program in accordance with the Montessori philosophy that supports the individual needs of the children. The Infant and Toddler Assistant Teacher must be able to lift a child of up to 35 pounds and a Preschool Assistant Teacher up to 55 pounds. Salary is commensurate with previous experience.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

    • Adhere to company and safety policies and procedures
    • Become knowledgeable with Montessori terminology and methods
    • Assist the lead teacher with providing the children with a “prepared environment”
    • Keep the classroom clean and inviting
    • Assist with individual and/or group activities to stimulate growth of the children in social, emotional and academic areas
    • Assist the children by moving around-choosing work, returning work when the child completes his task
    • Teach small group lessons
    • Encourage individual work time to promote independence as well as group work to promote socialization
    • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with children, parents and co-workers
    • Participate in all school programs
    • Assist at lunch while helping children to learn how to help themselves
    • Allow children to be as independent as possible

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 90-hour certification and/or 45 hours Infant/Toddler certification
  • Associate’s Degree preferred

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to apply@childrensmanor.com.

To apply for this job email your details to apply@childrensmanor.com