Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Job Category: Smarty Pants Montessori
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Cambridge

Posting Date: July 2024

At Smarty Pants Montessori, we are dedicated to fostering a nurturing and stimulating environment where young minds can thrive. We are seeking an exceptional Early Childhood Assistant Teacher who embodies love, patience, and respect for children, and is committed to supporting their growth and development.

About the Role

As an Early Childhood Assistant Teacher, you will play a pivotal role in our Montessori classrooms, working alongside our experienced lead teachers to create a dynamic learning environment. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a Prepared Environment: Assist in preparing and maintaining a classroom environment that supports the individual needs of each child, including making and organizing educational materials.
  • Planning and Facilitating Activities: Collaborate with the lead teacher to design and implement activities that promote social, emotional, and academic growth, both individually and in groups.
  • Fostering Independence: Encourage children to develop independence by allowing them to engage in self-directed activities and tasks.
  • Environmental and Personal Care: Support children in caring for their environment and themselves, promoting responsibility and self-reliance.
  • Adaptable Teaching: Help tailor classroom activities to meet the diverse backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs of all students.
  • Behaviour Management: Implement positive behavior management strategies in line with our school policies.
  • Building Relationships: Develop strong, cooperative relationships with students, parents, and colleagues, fostering a supportive and inclusive community.
  • Active Participation: Engage in school events, open houses, and programs to build a strong school culture.
  • Personal Care Assistance: Provide respectful and attentive assistance with toileting and diapering as needed.
  • Classroom Maintenance: Ensure the cleanliness and organization of the classroom and bathrooms on a daily basis.
  • Professionalism and Safety: Uphold the highest standards of professionalism, adhering to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Continuous Improvement: Pursue ongoing education and professional development to enhance your skills and stay current with best practices.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Education: An Early Childhood Assistant diploma or relevant experience working with young children.
  • Certifications: Valid First Aid and CPR certification, updated immunization, current TB screening, and a clear Criminal Reference Check (Vulnerable Sector).

Why Smarty Pants Montessori?

  • Innovative Teaching Environment: Be part of a forward-thinking Montessori school where creativity and independence are encouraged.
  • Professional Growth: Access continuous professional development opportunities and workshops to advance your career.
  • Supportive Community: Join a team of passionate educators dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young children.

If you are a dedicated and compassionate educator with a passion for early childhood development, we invite you to apply and join our team at Smarty Pants Montessori. Together, we can inspire and nurture the next generation of learners.

Apply Today and be part of a vibrant community that values education, growth, and the joy of learning.

For inquiries and applications, please contact [email protected].

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