Careers at MAC

Toddler Assistant (Full-Time)

We are looking for a great fit in a toddler classroom with one lead and two other co-teachers, with 15 toddler students. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of two completed college courses in ECE or an AA or BA in one of the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, CHILD Psychology (a regular psychology degree does not count), Human Development and Family Studies, Child Growth & Development, or Special Education.
Interested in a career as an Early Childhood Educator
Available to work M-F from 8:00am - 5:00pm (40 hrs/wk)
CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions certifications currently updated
Strong work history and good references
Experience in an early childhood classroom
Montessori experience a plus
Professional appearance and attitude

DUTIES:
Assist lead teacher in implementing the Montessori Method in the classroom
Organize and implement art and craft projects for the children
Manage transitions with the children setting firm limits and using loving discipline
Take direction from the lead teacher and follow through with it
Work in partnership with the lead teacher and parents to facilitate toilet training in the classroom
Model kindness, responsibility, and peaceful interactions for the children
Refers all parent questions and concerns to the lead teacher
Perform daily classroom maintenance duties such as snack preparation, dishes, laundry, and disinfecting
Pursue continuing education opportunities -- specifically learning more about Montessori

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Will have supplemental knowledge and skills to share with the school such as music, art, Spanish, and cooking/baking
Is an apt listener and is able to learn quickly and follow instructions
Is willing to make a one year commitment to the school
Has initiative and curiosity
Is reliable, committed, energetic, patient and detail oriented
Is comfortable working with children ages 16 months to 3 years old

 

Substitute Teachers

We have positions available for substitute teachers to be on our sub list to call when needed; we also have some full-time opportunities available this Summer.

QUALIFICATIONS
Some college classes in Education, preferably ECE or Child Development
Interested in a career as an Early Childhood Educator
CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions certifications are a plus
Strong work history and good references
Experience in an early childhood classroom
Montessori experience a plus
Professional appearance and attitude
Clean criminal background is a MUST!!
Strong communication skills

JOB DUTIES
Working with children between the ages of 8 weeks through 6 years old
Patiently and lovingly guiding the children through the day
Following the direction of the Lead Teacher and co-teachers in the classroom
Cleaning, organizing, disinfecting, preparing bottles, preparing snack foods
Assisting the children with toileting and/or diapering
Readily communicating with the school regarding your availability

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Will have supplemental knowledge and skills to share with the school such as music, art, Spanish, and cooking/baking
Is an apt listener and is able to learn quickly and follow instructions
Is willing to return phone calls and emails and communicate openly with the school
Has initiative and curiosity
Is reliable, committed, energetic, patient and detail oriented

 

For Assistant and Substitute positions, please send a cover letter and résumé to Amanda Herman:  amanda@tmaoc.com; make sure to reference in the subject line for which position you're applying.  Thank you.