DESCRIPTION: The teacher assistant is responsible to the lead teacher and will assist in establishing and maintaining a harmonious classroom. She/he will help in establishing and maintaining Montessori classroom culture, paying particular attention to the needs of students. She/he will carefully observe and keep records on each student’s individual progression through the classroom always being available to offer gentle guidance. She/he is responsible to and supportive of the administration. It is essential that the teacher has the appreciation, respect, and confidentiality of her/his aide, the one working closest to her/him. Because consistency is so important for students, she/he must be present and on time each day.
A. High School Diploma
B. Minimum 1 year working with elementary aged children
C. Basic knowledge of child care and ability to relate to young children
D. Ability to manage the class in the teacher's absence
Interested candidates are invited to submit the following documents to Katie Boyce firstname.lastname@example.org:
Cover letter expressing your interest in the position and your alignment with our Catholic mission.
Copy of teaching certification.
Contact information for three professional references.