Employment

Elementary Assistant Teacher 2019-2020

The Montessori Assistant Teacher is an integral member of the classroom teaching team, ensuring that the program goals specified by Head Teacher are implemented. The Assistant Teacher is directed and supervised by the Head Teacher, who is responsible for the overall classroom program and design. The Assistant Teacher is expected to learn and practice all aspects of the Montessori philosophy.

The Assistant Teacher assists in preparing and maintaining the classroom, supervising the children, checking students’ work and ensuring the daily routines of the classroom are met. Specific responsibilities of the Assistant Teacher may include: accompanying groups of children to specialist classes on campus or on overnight/outdoor trips off-campus, supervising the playground, helping students complete academic work, monitoring and modeling Montessori manners (grace and courtesy), laminating materials, cleaning shelves and materials, preparing snack, maintaining supply shelves, gardening, and assisting with other projects as assigned by the Head Teacher.

It is important to adhere to school protocol and school policies in all dealings with parents. The Assistant teacher is expected to attend staff meetings, elementary teacher meetings and weekly meetings with your head teacher.

Montessori Center School is an Equal Opportunity Employer licensed by the DSS (Lic# 426205239)

 

Floater/Assistant Teacher 2019/2020

MCS is seeking a part-time floater/permanent substitute teacher who will work in several functional areas and act as a substitute teacher when a teacher is absent.   The duties will be determined by the needs of the school on a daily basis. This person will most often work as an assistant teacher in the toddler and pre-school classrooms when a teacher is absent.  At times, this person may work as a substitute teacher in the elementary or specialist classrooms.   Additional responsibilities may include assisting with naptime, monitoring the playground and supporting the library program or the administration.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, flexible and dedicated team player who is patient and caring and possesses a positive attitude, nurturing personality, and loves working with children.  This individual must be able to effectively supervise children in safe learning/play activities and facilitate the development of social skills.  Previous relevant experience is preferred.

Hours:  Monday –Friday from 8:15 am -2:15 pm.   Salary: $16 per hour.   Status: Non-exempt

Job Requirements:  A bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on early childhood education or child development and at least one year of experience working with children are preferred. 12 core ECE units are required for this position.  Must pass a criminal background clearance and meet immunization requirements for childcare workers.

To apply or for more information, please email Melanie Newhouse with your resume, cover letter and transcripts at m.newhouse@mcssb.org

 

Playground Aide 2019/2020

MCS is seeking a part-time childcare worker who will work in several functional areas. including pre-school children’s lunch, playground, nap room  and afterschool care.   Responsibilities include assisting with lunch and naptime, monitoring the playground and working in the afterschool care program.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, flexible and dedicated team player who is patient and caring and possesses a positive attitude, nurturing personality, and loves working with children.  This individual must be able to effectively supervise children in safe learning/play activities and facilitate the development of social skills.  Previous relevant experience is preferred.

Hours:  Monday –Friday from 11:30 am -2:00 pm.   Salary: $16 per hour.   Status: Non-exempt

Job Requirements:  12 core ECE units required.    Must pass a criminal background clearance and meet immunization requirements for childcare workers.

To apply or for more information, please email Melanie Newhouse with your resume, cover letter and transcripts at m.newhouse@mcssb.org

 

Substitute Teacher Resumes

Montessori Center School is hiring great substitute teachers. Minimum of 12 ECE units required for pre-school substitute teachers. Teaching experience is preferred. Substitutes must pass a criminal background check.

 

Head Teacher Resumes

Montessori Center School is always looking for exceptional people to join our staff. We invite Montessori trained teachers to submit their resumes at any time for consideration as head teacher openings occur. We have multiple classrooms at each level: IT, EC, E1 & E2. Please contact Melanie Newhouse regarding what specific openings may be available.

Benefits: Great work environment (peers, program support, facilities, locale); competitive salary based on education and experience; exceptional benefits (100% medical and life insurance, dental insurance option, up to 8% retirement, 6 weeks paid vacation in 9.5 month school year plus medical and personal leave, tuition remission and free childcare, continuing education and training funds, FLEX accounts, options for summer employment, and more)

Montessori Center School is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact:
Melanie Newhouse, Associate Administrator
(805) 683-9383 ext. 109
m.newhouse@mcssb.org

Full-Time Assistant Teacher, Pre-School for 2019/20

MCS is seeking a full-time assistant teacher starting August, 2019, who will work across several functional areas, providing a supportive role for toddler and preschool teachers to take their breaks. In addition to providing breaks, this teacher will supervise lunch and recess in the pre-school and care for toddlers in extended day care. 

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, flexible and dedicated team player who is patient and caring and possesses a positive attitude, nurturing personality, and loves working with children. This individual must be able to effectively supervise children in safe learning/play activities and facilitate the development of social skills. Strong classroom management and communication skills are required. Hours: Monday –Friday from 9:00 am -5:30 pm. Status: Non-exempt. Benefits included.

Job Requirements: A bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on early childhood education or child development and at least one year of experience working with children are preferred. 12 core ECE units and 3 infant/toddler ECE units are required. Must pass a criminal background clearance and meet immunization requirements for childcare workers.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and transcripts to Melanie Newhouse, m.newhouse@mcssb.org