Careers at MAC

Primary Assistant Teacher

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

REQUIREMENTS:
State of Colorado Early Childhood Teacher Credential (meeting 2010 standards)
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 in an early childhood classroom
Montessori experience a plus
Professional appearance and attitude
Clean criminal record
Able to lift at least 40 lbs. and sit on a tile floor for at least 60 mins.

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
Model kindness, responsibility, and peaceful interactions for the children
Refer 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 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
Understands the importance of professionalism in the school setting
Is comfortable working with children ages 2 1/2 to 6 years old
Is able to easily bend, squat, lift, carry and sit on the floor for extended periods
Understands developmentally appropriate practice at the preschool level