Chiaravalle Montessori is looking for energetic, enthusiastic and motivated educators to make a commitment to our school, kids and community. We are seeking a part-time Assistant Teacher for our Elementary After School program (Grades 1st - 6th) to start as soon as possible. The position hours are from 2:30pm - 6pm.
Under the direction of the Student Life Coordinator, the Elementary After School Assistant Teacher prepares and maintains an orderly learning environment well-equipped with age appropriate materials and supplies. You will manage, organize, and rotate the inventory of materials to meet the needs and interests of the students. This position supervises children during all aspects of the after school program, including but not limited to, organized and independent activities, outside or inside large muscle activities and transitions.
Chiaravalle is an AMS and ISACS accredited school, philosophically rooted in the methods of Maria Montessori. We incorporate mission-appropriate best practices in education to refine curriculum, improve programming, support learners, and enhance school culture.
Here, individual learners, a caring community and global citizenship are respected. As Montessori educators, we believe teachers observe, personalize, and facilitate learning. Choice and self-pacing materials increase each learner's engagement and mastery of skills or concepts. Differentiated instruction and student-initiated learning are encouraged within our integrated Montessori curriculum.
Chiaravalle offers an education from infancy through preparation for high-school. As students make their journey, our nurturing yet challenging environment helps them gain greater independence and self-confidence while developing higher-order cognitive skills.
Education & Experience
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education) and a minimum of 2 years teaching in a support role. (Bachelor's degree is REQUIRED) Montessori experience or certification is a plus. Excellent interpersonal, listening, verbal and written communication, organization skills are preferred. This person must be adaptable to different situations, communication and social styles. Patience, the ability to stay calm and maintain respectful and peaceful communication with children and adults is also essential.