Elementary Training Course Assistant

Other Administration,

Southwest Institute of Montessori Studies

Southwest Institute of Montessori Studies (SIMS) is seeking an assistant to provide support to our Elementary trainer. Assistant must be AMI Elementary Trained with experience in a Montessori classroom. 

Ideal candidate is organized with excellent oral and communication skills. Will help with general logistic of our AMI 6-12 Courses. Will work closely with Elementary Trainer. 


  • Setting up lecture room. Prepare materials and experiments for presentations. Assist with material making
  • Support with supervised practice and practice teaching
  • Assist with record keeping of: lectures, students records, materials, attendance, work submissions, schedule observation, practice teaching, organizing exams and graduation
  • General correspondence and communication such as: Preparing course work summaries for students, filling forms for AMI (beginning of the course and end of the course)
  • Supporting video recording of presentations, editing, uploading, etc. Managing electronic materials, taking photos of materials for online course

Skills and Qualifications

  • AMI Elementary trained 
  • Experience in classroom and classroom management
  • Oral and written communication skills in English
  • Computer savvy (Word, Excel, Drive, iMovie, PowerPoint, Populi, Panopto)
  • Filming background is a plus (setting up cameras, lighting, editing, etc.)
  • Very organized

Contact: Sherri Sampson sherri@sims-ami.org