Assistant Teacher

Montessori School of Iowa City

Iowa City, IA / Coralville, IA Childcare & Personal Care / Education & Training
Montessori School of Iowa City is currently accepting applications for full-time Assistant Teacher position for our early childhood program. The Assistant Teacher helps to create a positive learning environment guided by the Montessori philosophies and curriculum.  The Montessori Certified Lead Teacher works closely with the Assistant Teacher to ensure that the classroom environment facilitates a peaceful atmosphere for learning.
We offer a positive work environment, competitive salary and a great benefits package including health insurance, paid holidays, a retirement plan, and tuition discount for children is available. We offer on site training.
Overview:
The Assistant Teacher shares responsibility with the Lead Teacher and other staff in the classroom to provide a Montessori environment in which each child can learn according to his level and gain new knowledge and behaviors
Qualifications
  • College degree is preferred
  • Demonstrated success in working with children
Relationships
  • Receives immediate supervision from Lead Teacher in classroom
  • Receives ultimate supervision from the Head of School
Responsibilities
  • Provides care and protection of children
  • Works with the staff to develop the potential of each child; noting behavior problems and other observations
  • Helps to maintain progress notes on the emotional, social, and intellectual development of the children
Supervises children as needed, (e.g. nap period, snack, lunch)
  • Helps to set up and clean up the classroom environment daily, including straightening materials on the shelves, cleaning and dusting the shelves on a weekly basis and preparing water and art activities; and keeping track of materials that may need to be ordered
  • Aids the teacher in supervision of the classroom and playground as needed
  • Substitutes for the Lead Teacher in his/her absence
  • Participates in parent-teacher conferences
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service workshops
  • Takes initiative for suggestions of new activities, materials, etc., to the Lead Teacher; participating actively in the classroom
  • Prepares incident reports when appropriate
  • Distributes medication when necessary
  • Serving as mandatory child abuse reporter
  • Complies with and enforcing licensing regulations as established by DHS
  • Must meet Department of Human Services requirements

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail Please include the words “Application for Assistant Teacher” in your email subject.
If you have any questions, please call us at 319-338-9650
 Interested in learning more about our school, check out our website: www.montessoriiowacity.org

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Assistant Teacher

Montessori School of Iowa City

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Posted 11 days ago

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