Little Tulip Montessori of Bay Terrace, Bayside NY
Salary: Competitive salary + employee referral bonus
Overview: An up and coming Montessori daycare in Bayside NY is seeking a dedicated Early Childhood Lead Teacher with Montessori methods of teaching experience to join our organization! This is a full-time position and an excellent opportunity to join a Montessori based program rich in diversity and known for its commitment to children and families.
The Lead Teacher responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Be responsible for providing a Montessori classroom / instructional program that support individual needs of children
- Work closely with the director to design the school curriculum and lesson plans
- Use various assessment tools such as observations, continuums of development, portfolios and so forth to help students grow based on their individual abilities and pace of learning
- Be responsible for preparing an environment in which the furnishings and materials are complete and fulfill the needs of the group
- Maintain a clear, orderly and attractive Montessori environment including the care and maintenance of classroom materials and equipment, as well as maintain inventory of classroom materials
- Ensure the classroom environment that fulfills all health and safety regulations as required by the state and meets the accreditation and licensing standards set forth by AMS
- Supervise the children and ensure their safeties within his/her charge at all time
- Participate in meetings with parents and the Director
- Establish relationships and maintain regular communications with parents including the classroom and the curriculum, as well as responding to parents concerns in timely fashion
- Assist in development of the school functions including but not limited to Open Houses
- Complete and maintain all student records and reports
- Must be AMS / AMI Certified
- Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
- Minimum 2 years of experience in early childhood education required
- Previous experience in a start-up child care will be a plus!
We offer a competitive benefit package that includes the following:
Employee Childcare Discount Program
Paid vacation, sick time and company Paid Holidays
Employee Referral Program
Little Tulip Montessori of Bay Terrace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.