Careers at MAC

Nido (Infant) Assistant Teacher

We have an Assistant position available for our Nido (ages 2-18 months) community. The position will be full-time (40 hrs/week). We are looking for committed educators who are interested in growing with our community.

REQUIREMENTS:
Current Early Childhood Teacher or Assistant Teacher Credential: two college classes in ECE or a BA or BS in ECE, HDFS, Elementary Ed, Special Ed, or Child Psychology
Interested in a career as an Early Childhood Educator
Available to work 5 days per week M-F for an 8 hr shift
CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions certifications currently updated
Strong work history and good references
Experience with infants
Montessori experience a plus
Professional appearance and attitude
Clean criminal record
Ability to lift 30 lbs. and sit on the floor for at least 60 min.

DUTIES:
Assist lead teacher in implementing the Montessori Method in the classroom
Participate in daily record keeping for each child
Daily care of the children including but not limited to: feeding, diapering, singing, and walking
Push up to six babies in a buggy for daily walks
Takes direction from the lead teacher and follows through with it
Models 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:
Is able to easily bend, squat, lift, carry and sit on the floor for extended periods
Understands developmentally appropriate practices and developmental stages for infants
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 2 months to 18 months