Teacher Assistant

Cardinal Bernardin Montessori Academy | Chicago, IL, United States

Posted Date 6/24/2020


  • Under the general direction of the school principal, and under a credentialed Montessori teacher, assists in the instruction of students, assists in the supervision of students during classroom instruction, lunchroom and playground activities, assists in maintaining the orderly arrangement of classrooms, consults with teachers regarding concerns of individual students, and performs related duties as required.


  • Training and Experience
  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university and enrolled in a Montessori accredited training program and working toward successful completion of a Montessori credential  at student’s expense in order to become a lead teacher in a classroom
  • Archdiocese of Chicago Virtus training


  • Basic knowledge of the Montessori philosophy and method of education
  • Good knowledge of proper English grammar and spelling, basic knowledge of mathematics
  • Ability to work with and for young children
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions, ability to operate basic office equipment, ability to communicate effectively with the public. Good oral and written communication skills, good reading skills, skill in operating audio-visual equipment and personal computers.


  • Exert up to twenty (20) pounds, walking or standing to a significant degree

This is a job embedded Montessori internship 14.00 per hour, benefits eligible position.

The daily hours are: 7:30 am-3:30 pm

School Year: August 15, 2020-June 15, 2021

Cardinal Bernardin Montessori Academy is a private school, rooted in the Catholic faith and under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

The mission of Cardinal Bernardin Montessori Academy is to inspire, nurture, and empower children to live up to the full promise of their individual and unique talents and capabilities and to support their parents through an educational model that combines Montessori education with a Catholic environment.

Please send a cover letter and resume to gweikel@cbmontessori.org to apply. Please be prepared to provide 2 letters of recommendation and 2 professional references on request.

Salary14.00 Hour
Credential Level
Early Childhood (2½ - 6)
Education Required
High School
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(773) 975-6330

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