Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm
Status: Full-time, salary + benefits
Start Date: Spring 2023
The All Day Children’s House is a unique model that supports children (ages 2.5-6) in an authentic Montessori environment. It is a “home away from home” providing a consistent, engaging and inspiring place for children to live out their day, while extending the Montessori learning experience.
The All Day Children’s House Trained Assistant works in close partnership with the Children’s House 2 Lead Guide in supporting children enrolled in our Full Day and Extended Day Children’s House programs. Daily duties include supervising the safety of the children, maintaining and facilitating the indoor and outdoor environments, classroom management, helping the children through the flow of daily transitions, and preparing the Children’s House for the next day. The Trained Assistant will oversee a peaceful extended afternoon work cycle with creative freedom to introduce enrichment activities, such as special indoor and outdoor practical life projects, exploration of movement activities, foreign language, art, or music.
The Trained Assistant collaborates with colleagues and the school’s leadership in the design and implementation of innovation within the context of the school’s overall programs and mission. We seek a talented, AMI-trained individual to become an important part of a passionate and supportive team of colleagues.
Basic & Educational Qualifications:
AMI Montessori Primary Diploma (required)
2+ years experience with children ages 2.5-6 (preferred)
First Aid and CPR training (current or within 90 days of hire)
Exceptional intuitive skills in connecting and building strong relationships with children and families.
Strong classroom management skills, flexible and open to changes in routine.
Excellent leadership, communication, delegation, collaboration, and supervisory skills, flexible and open to changes in routine and other variables that come with being part of leading a classroom.
Passion and commitment to the Montessori method; possessing the knowledge, skills, and energy needed to maintain AMI standards.
Models integrity, curiosity, responsibility, creativity, and respect for all persons as well as inclusivity toward racial, cultural, and gender diversity.
Demonstrates a commitment to anti-racist and anti-bias learning and action.
Please inquire or send a Resumé and Letter of Interest to Maya Verjovsky, Head of School at email@example.com