Assistant Teacher, Early Childhood

Chiaravalle Montessori School | Evanston, IL, United States

Posted Date 6/05/2019

We have a full-time Assistant Teacher opening in Early Childhood effective for the 2019-2020 school year. This position will support with the Head Teacher's implementation of the Chiaravalle curriculum consistent with the Montessori Method and principles. This is a 40 hour per week position from 8:30am to 4:30pm and will report to the classroom Head Teacher.

  • Under the direction of the Head Teacher, support the individualized/differentiated learning plan in order to meet the cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual growth of each child in your class. Assist the Head Teacher in implementing strategies and accommodations to support student learning. Partner with the Head Teacher to provide students with timely, clear and constructive feedback.
  • Assist in creating and participating in cross-program opportunities for students to facilitate transitional knowledge and enhance faculty awareness.
  • Under the direction of the Head Teacher, support the implementation of age appropriate discipline in the classroom, common areas and during transitions that is consistent with school policy and enables children to develop internal self-control and responsibility for their actions.
  • Work with all faculty and staff to ensure the safety of all Chiaravalle students and to guide students in acting responsibly in the school and on the grounds.
  • Support the Head Teacher in maintaining complete and ongoing written, anecdotal records of observations and lessons, student portfolios, photos, videos, assessments and progress monitoring for each child in your class.
  • Supervise the children throughout lunchtime, naptime, recess/playground, carpool, and all classroom activities and transitions.
  • Maintain current and accurate records on student attendance.

Requirements Include:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required. A Bachelor's degree in education is preferred.
  • At least two years in a teaching support role or other relevant experience.
  • Montessori experience or certification is a plus.
  • First Aid and CPR training is preferred.
  • Basic skills in class management is desired.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Montessori Credentials Held
Credential Not Required
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(847) 864-2190

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