Careers at MAC

Toddler Assistant Teacher

We are looking for a great fit in a toddler classroom with one lead and two other co-teachers, with 15 toddler students. This is a full time position of 40 hrs/wk.

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 for a 40 hour per week 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

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