Preschool Teacher Assistant and Toddler Teacher Assistant (Part Time)
The Montessori School of Fremont is hiring for multiple positions for Assistant Teachers in our Primary and Toddler Environments. The qualified Assistant Teacher will be responsible to assist the Lead Teacher in creating and maintaining a safe, nurturing and Montessori-prepared environment where emotional, social and intellectual growth may flourish for each child.
Responsibilities and Duties
The responsibilities will include but is not limited to the following:
Assist in daily preparation of Classrooms
Prepare classroom activities and curriculum according to the Lead Teacher’s direction
Supervise classroom as directed by the Lead Teacher
Assist with maintenance of the classroom inventory.
Assist in the supervision of the playground and lunchtime.
Qualifications and Skills
Ability to relate to children in a positive, sensitive and constructive manner
Willingness to learn and practice the principle of Montessori philosophy in early childhood education
Willingness to take direction and delegate responsibility, working as an effective and supportive member of a team
Ability to exercise initiative and leadership with children, eliciting their cooperation without undue authority
Ability to exercise sound judgement in dealing with unusual or emergency situation.
Requirements for Preschool Assistant:
A minimum of 12 semester core units in Early Childhood Education, college-accredited classes to include: 1) Child Family and Community, 2) ECE Curriculum and 3) Child Growth and Development or Human Growth and Development OR have 6 semester units in ECE and currently enrolled for the remaining 6.
Requirements for Toddler Assistant:
A minimum of 12 semester core units in Early Childhood Education including the Infant/Toddler Development. Previous Infant/Toddler classroom experience a plus.
**All applicants must be 18 years or older, pass a Health screening, TB and fingerprint clearance (Department of Justice, FBI, Child Abuse Index)
Job Types: Part-time
Montessori Schools of Fremont offers a program of education for children based on the highly regarded Montessori Method. We strive to continually create an enriching and fun environment where children love to learn and spontaneously practice care and concern for others. Our philosophy, program and teachers promote responsibility, respect, independence, curiosity and confidence for each individual child.
Located in Fremont, California, we have been serving families in the San Francisco East Bay area since 1974. All of our schools hold only the most stringent Montessori acreddiation status. Please, feel free to check with each individual school for their current Montessori accreditation status.
Our program is suited for children ages 3 months to 12 years old. For the convenience of our parents, we also offer child care before and after school for which we are licensed by the State of California. Montessori Schools of Fremont welcome all children regardless of race, religion or national origin.