Seeking Infant Teaching Assistant

Bergen-Lafayette Montessori School | Jersey City, NJ, United States

Posted Date 6/29/2020
Description

Bergen-Lafayette Montessori School is a small & vibrant, dual-language, urban Montessori school located in Jersey City, New Jersey. We are seeking a qualified Teaching Assistant to join our Infant Classroom Team. An Infant Teaching Assistant must have a great love and patience for babies. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and early childhood educational methods as well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the babies. The working hours are 8:30 am - 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm. The position can either be filled by one person willing to work a split shift or two part-time people, working 20 hours per week each. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and care for infants to ensure they are safe at all times
  • Track babies' progress and report to parents
  • Communicate with parents regularly 
  • Collaborate with other team members
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards

Skills

  • Proven experience working with infants and young toddlers between 3-months - 2-years-old 
  • Understanding of the principles of child development educational methods
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Cool-tempered, friendly and reliable
  • Balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen
  • Certification in child CPR
  • CDA
Salary15.00 Hour
Credential Level
Credential Not Required
Education Required
High School
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(201) 706-3403

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