Toddler Classroom Assistant


Marin Montessori School

With sixty years of educating Bay Area children and teens and located on two bustling, beautiful campuses in Corte Madera and San Rafael, Marin Montessori School seeks an outstanding assistant guide to support our Toddler program.

Position Summary:
Our Toddler Classroom Assistant works closely with the Lead Teacher/Guide to support the classroom’s needs; 12 toddler-aged children (ages 18 months to 36 months) are in our classroom community. The children experience a nurturing, safe, calm, and stimulating authentic Montessori learning environment daily.

This opening is in the half-day Toddler program with children present from 7:30 am until 11:40 am. You will work with your co-workers to transform the space for Primary Additional School Care once children have left for the day. You will spend your afternoons from 1:00 pm until 3:30 pm supporting clerical office needs, supporting other classrooms, and assisting with student dismissal (i.e., may help with afternoon carline).

Required Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:

A minimum of six Early Childhood Education (ECE) units, ability to enroll in and take classes to complete 12 ECE units as soon as possible;
Successful criminal background check;
Successful employment verification and three reference checks;
A collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues;
Organized with strong attention to detail;
Joyful and positive attitude;
Genuine interest in and respect for young children;
Desire to learn on the job and apply yourself in a dynamic environment

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:
Bilingual (English and Spanish);
Fluent Spanish speaker;
12 ECE credits or more;
Bachelor’s Degree or higher;
Experience in Montessori Toddler environments;
Experience working with young children and knowledge of Montessori education.

Physical requirements for the position:
The ability to lift to 40 pounds;
Ability to sit on the floor;
Ability to get up and down from the floor with ease.

Hours and Salary: This is a non-exempt, full-time position. This is for the 2023-2024 school year. The start date is immediate; Hours are 7:30 am – 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Marin Montessori School offers a comprehensive benefits package. You will receive a hiring bonus of $1,000, payable in two equal installments, after three and six months of employment.

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