Montessori Elementary Teaching Assistant
Company: South Suburban Montessori School
Posted on: November 26, 2022
South Suburban Montessori School is currently seeking a *full
time *Elementary Teaching Assistant (1st - 3rd grade) to join our
team in *Brecksville, OH.* In this position you will support the
Lead Teacher in creating and maintaining a safe and secure
environment that stimulates each child's curiosity and freedom to
explore and choose according to the Montessori pedagogy.
South Suburban Montessori School is dedicated to providing an
authentic Montessori education to children between 18 months and 14
years. Our values of compassion, authenticity, respect and
excellence inspire our school's rich tradition of nurturing each
child's natural love of learning. Founded in 1970, South Suburban
is located just 20 minutes from downtown Cleveland in Brecksville's
beautiful Blossom Hill Complex.
*Essential Functions: *
* Assist in maintaining a classroom environment and culture
consistent with Montessori principles. Support the teacher in
keeping each child engaged and discuss which child may need
redirection, new lessons, and other assistance.
* Assure safety and security of all children during school hours of
activities, rest and play (indoors and outdoors).
* Organize and maintain classroom materials to implement lessons.
Adapt materials and information to the actual learners while
assuring freedom of choice and appropriate levels of
* Provide assistance in tutoring children individually, or in small
groups; compile, record and review student assignments and
* Attend board, parent, and/or staff meetings. Participate in
special parent, student and community events as needed.
*Specific Experience/Skills/Abilities: *
* Creative, analytical, planning, and teaching skills. Ability to
manage multiple priorities within specified schedule and
* In-depth communication skills: demonstrated ability to speak and
write concisely and accurately; demonstrated ability to listen and
process others' points of view.
* Basic computer proficiency with understanding of Microsoft
* Ability to maintain confidentiality of records, parent/child
matters, and school business.
*Basic Requirements: *
* High School Diploma required. Associates degree preferred.
* At least one year experience teaching in a Montessori school
South Suburban Montessori School offers a competitive benefits
_*We are an equal opportunity employer.*_
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 per hour
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Retirement plan
* Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location%58047475%
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