Position: Certified Montessori Teacher
Qualifications: Montessori Teacher with a Montessori Certification.
Must show good leadership skills and ability to relate well to children and adults, including parents, staff members, and visitors. Must be able to accept differences in style and personality among teachers and children. Must have the ability to supervise one or more assistant teachers. Must be eligible to work in the United States. Must have the ability to internalize and act upon suggestions and requirements imposed by Management Team. Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.
Job Summary: The Lead Teacher will be assigned to a specific classroom. Responsible for curriculum implementation which includes lesson planning and child assessment. Plans and implements activities designed to promote the social, physical and intellectual growth of the children under her/his care. Keeps parents informed of the progress of their child on a daily basis. May be assisted in the classroom by a Teacher or Assistant Teacher. Will be expected to close and/or open assigned classroom.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Teaching a class of children in a manner consistent with the philosophy and goals of the center. This includes:
Be responsible for a prepared, safe learning environment. This includes:
Being responsible for reporting to the administration any equipment repairs or replacements needed, maintenance needed in the room or elsewhere in the building or on the playground, and supplies that need to be reordered.
Planning and carrying out conferences with the parents of the children in the class. Keeping records on the children’s development.
Generally promoting a good rapport among staff members.
Attending all staff meetings and programs sponsored by the center.
Actively seeking to continuously update skills by attending outside workshop and conferences whenever possible, by becoming active in professional organizations, and by constantly seeking new ideas and materials for use in the classroom with the children or to share with other staff members.
Maintaining the records that are required by center policy.
Supervise Assistant teachers to assist with daily group activities. Assume the responsibility for supervising all activities to ensure the physical and emotional well-being of each child in the group.
Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding children and their families.
Maintaining professional conduct and attitudes in working with parents and staff as well as visitors and the general public.
Share information and materials appropriately with other Center staff members.
Work in harmony with other staff members and Management Team.
Maintain proper staff child ratio at all times.
Must have or be willing to receive CPR and First Aid training.
Capable of accepting training and supervision.
Capable of communicating with emergency personnel.
Perform other related duties, as requested by Management Team.
Montessori Certification is a must
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