Employment


Open Positions: 22-23 School Year (and beyond)

Primary Assistant

Job Type

Full-time, Hourly, start June 2022.

 Qualifications

Montessori classroom experience (Preferred)

High school or equivalent (Required)

 Full Job Description

Montessori Classroom – contracted position

Roles and Responsibilities

The primary role of the classroom assistant is to ensure that the lead guide is free to present lessons to children. The assistant’s role is important to the success of the Montessori classroom. The assistant is responsible for the entire classroom when the lead guide is occupied. The assistant maintains the environment by the cleanliness of the materials, the shelves, and the room. In addition, the classroom assistant is responsible for helping children prepare morning snack, oversee rest time, and working with the children until their drop off and pickup time.

 Other Classroom Expectations Include:

− Complete daily and weekly cleaning to maintain cleanliness and order for the classroom.

− Help lead guide prepare for lessons by getting materials ready, setting up work and cleaning materials.

− Supervise students in classroom during class time, lunch, outside time, and drop off and pickup time.

− Reinforce lessons presented by the lead guide by reviewing material with students one-on-one or in small groups.

− Enforce school and class rules to help teach students proper behavior.

− Model good behavior so children learn the grace and courtesy of the environment as well as socially acceptable behavior.

− Aide lead guide with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance and tracking lessons given.

− Discuss assigned duties with lead guide to coordinate efforts.

− Observe students’ performance and work and record relevant data and observation.

− Laminate, copy and reproduce Montessori materials as needed for classroom use.

− Additional responsibilities as assigned by lead guide and head of school.

School Expectations:

− Attendance to staff meetings, open houses, family conferences, parent education nights and fundraising events. (Paid)

− Facilitate care during the school breaks. (Fall, spring, and summer)

 Daily Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Extended Care 

The Extended Care staff person maintains the environment in which the Montessori approach is implemented for our students staying after class time. 

The extended care staff person: 

Is directly responsible for the care and well-being of the students in extended care.

Maintains an orderly environment, keeping it clean and in good condition, as directed.

Phrases directives positively when speaking with the children.

Establishes positive relationships with students which, while recognizing the differing roles of adult and child, are characterized by mutual respect and goodwill.

Protects the peace and privacy of the children at work.

Is self-aware and self-monitoring in identifying and solving problems.

Models integrity, curiosity, responsibility, creativity, and respect for all persons as well as an appreciation for racial, cultural, and gender issues and diversity.

Responsible for the safety and physical well-being of the children always. The children are not to be left unattended.

Helps maintain strong relationships with the parents, relationships characterized by mutual respect and goodwill.

Reports all accidents/incidents at once. Prepares a written report stating date, time, nature of accident and action taken (forms available). Will give report of the accident/incident to the Head of School.

Helps maintain an environment that meets or exceeds state health, fire, and childcare requirements.

Notifies the Head of School immediately of personal or professional difficulties with children, parent, or staff.

Will be required to complete end of day security of the building.

Required to be up to date on CPR training.

Attends staff meetings.

Assists with camps that occur during school breaks.

Pay will be determined by experience.

Hours; 2:45 pm to 6 pm.

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Primary Substitute Guide

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Elementary Substitute Guide

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Candidates will require a background and reference check before hiring. Hourly rate determined by the candidate’s prior experience with children and Montessori philosophy.

If interested, please submit an online application and email your resume to the Operations Manager at [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you and sharing more about our school with you!

 

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