Montessori Assistant Teacher 1.0 FTE - 2019 2020 school year, M-F, 8:00am-3:00pm
Shrewsbury Montessori School (SMS) seeks a full time Montessori Assistant Teacher. Candidates must have previous experience working with children. Montessori experience is a plus, but not required. Opportunities for Montessori training may be available. The assistant teacher will support the smooth daily routines and operation of a class of approximately 20 students, ages 3-6. The assistant teacher works under the guidance of a Montessori credentialed lead teacher to ensure a high quality learning experience for all children.
The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to organizing and preparing materials, keeping the classroom orderly and clean, record keeping, arrival and dismissal of students, and facilitating the learning process for each child. This position supports the Montessori teaching method by helping guide the child through self-directed activities, allowing the child to develop at their own pace. The assistant works with the lead teacher to foster a loving, nurturing, safe, and stimulating non-competitive environment.
As the Montessori Assistant Teacher you have the opportunity to inspire our young learners to reach their potential. We support a team culture that is reflective of our nurturing approach to learning.
We are looking for someone who is:
- A Team Player: Likes to collaborate and learn from others. Enjoys building relationships with colleagues and creating a positive team spirit throughout the school.
- Education-minded: Interested in learning about and promoting our Montessori curriculum as an independent, inquiry-based school. Passionate in helping parents understand how vital these early years are to a child’s lifelong learning.
- Adaptable and Positive: Organized, efficient, flexible, and able to multi-task. Having a positive, professional demeanor and a sense of humor is essential.
Shrewsbury Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in all aspects of school life.
Please send a cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
(State name and position sought in email header.) No phone calls or solicitations please.
For more information visit: www.shrewsburymontessori.org
Salary range of $22,500 - $24,000 is based on experience and background.
SMS offers a competitive benefits package.