Floating Assistant (Full-Time)

Greenspring Montessori School | Lutherville, MD, United States

Posted Date 9/17/2019

Greenspring Montessori School is seeking a full-time Floating Assistant to work with students ages 18 months through 8th grade in classrooms and during our after-school programs.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Help to prepare the classroom environment
  • Manage the “flow” of the classroom
  • Support children in their own resolution of conflicts and concerns
  • Be a role model for children in speech, tone, demeanor, and actions
  • Help set up for and clean up after nap 
  • Support dismissal
  • Assist with cleaning
  • Assist children with toileting
  • Serve the needs of the children and community


  • Have an interest in Montessori education
  • Have a great love for working with young children
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Actively seek professional growth and development
  • Be a team player
  • Be solution-oriented
  • Be seeking a long-term position
  • Be excited to join the Greenspring Montessori School community!


This is a 10-month, full-time position. The hours are Monday through Friday from 8:15am to 4:15pm. The salary is $12-$14 per hour, based on experience.



  • Pass a background check
  • Have OCC qualifications for preschoolers
  • Have previous experience with preschoolers


During first year of employment:

  • Attend a Greenspring Montessori training workshop for new assistants
  • Review Assistants’ manual
  • Review assigned Montessori books, articles, and videos

After one year of employment:

  • Attend an assistants’ training course offered by an accredited Montessori training program (expense to be paid by the school)

Authorization to work in the United States is a pre-condition of employment at Greenspring Montessori School.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and cover letter to employment@greenspringmontessori.org.

Credential Level
Credential Not Required
Education Required
High School
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(410) 321-8555

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