Toddler Assistant (Spanish Speaking)

Greenspring Montessori School | Lutherville, MD, United States

Posted Date 5/07/2019
Description

Toddler Assistant (Spanish Speaking)

Greenspring Montessori School is seeking a Spanish-Speaking Toddler Classroom Assistant. The right candidate is a loving, experienced, and mature leader interested in supporting authentic Montessori practice in a Dual-Language (Spanish/English) Montessori Environment. The Assistant is a native or fluent Spanish-speaker.

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

  • 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
  • Serve as a record keeper of the work children are engaged in and children’s social interactions
  • Help set up for nap and lunch
  • Supervise recess
  • Support dismissal
  • Assist with cleaning
  • Assist with toileting
  • Serve the needs of the children and community

COMPETENCIES

  • Fluent Spanish-speaking skills (native Spanish-speaker preferred)
  • Have an understanding of and deep appreciation for 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!

POSITION DETAILS

This is a 10-month, full-time positionOccasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Benefits for full-time employees include health, dental, paid sick days and holidays, and tuition remission for qualified dependents.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required:

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

TRAINING

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.

Montessori Credentials Held
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
High School
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(410) 321-8555

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