RECE Teacher

RECE Teacher

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

Posting Date: July 2024

At Smarty Pants Montessori, we believe in creating a nurturing environment where children are free to explore, learn, and grow.  We are looking for a dedicated and passionate RECE Teacher to join our team, someone who embodies love, patience, and a deep respect for children.  If you have a knack for fostering independence, promoting positive behaviors, and inspiring young minds, we want you to be a part of our family.

About the Role

As a RECE Teacher at Smarty Pants Montessori, you will be at the heart of our classrooms, guiding and inspiring children to reach their full potential. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a Prepared Environment:  Design and maintain a classroom that supports the unique needs of each child, including crafting and organizing educational materials.
  • Designing Engaging Activities:  Plan and lead individual and group activities that promote growth in social, emotional, and academic areas.
  • Delivering Diverse Lessons:  Instruct children across various areas of the classroom, including Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics, and Culture, through engaging presentations and lessons.
  • Promoting Independence:  Encourage children to be as independent as possible, fostering self-reliance through individual work and collaborative group activities.
  • Environmental Stewardship:  Model and teach care for the environment and self, instilling a sense of responsibility and respect in children.
  • Tailoring Learning Experiences:  Customize classroom activities to meet the diverse needs of children with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Monitoring Progress:  Implement individualized lessons and maintain detailed records of each child’s progress through observations and assessments.
  • Behavior Management:  Adhere to our school’s behavior management guidelines, promoting a positive and respectful classroom environment.
  • Engaging with Families:  Conduct two parent/teacher meetings annually, with additional reviews as needed, to maintain strong partnerships with families.
  • Building Relationships:  Foster cooperative and supportive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues, contributing to a harmonious school community.
  • Active Participation:  Engage in all school events, open houses, and programs, enhancing our vibrant school culture.
  • Providing Personal Care:  Assist with diaper changing and toileting with the utmost respect and sensitivity to each child’s needs.
  • Maintaining Cleanliness:  Ensure the classroom and bathrooms are clean and organized daily.
  • Upholding Standards:  Adhere strictly to company policies and safety procedures, maintaining professionalism and safety at all times.
  • Promoting Health and Safety:  Implement health and safety practices using tools such as daily observation forms, sanitary practices forms, medication forms, and environmental assessment tools.
  • Continuing Education:  Stay current with best practices through ongoing education, professional development courses, and workshops.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Education:  An ECE Diploma or Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field.  Must be registered with the College of ECE or hold the designation of RECE before employment commences.
  • Certifications:  Valid First Aid and CPR certification, updated immunization, current TB screening, and a clear Criminal Reference Check (Vulnerable Sector).

Why Choose Smarty Pants Montessori?

  • Innovative Learning Environment:  Join a forward-thinking Montessori school that values creativity, independence, and holistic development.
  • Professional Growth:  Benefit from continuous professional development opportunities, workshops, and training to advance your career.
  • Supportive Community:  Be part of a dedicated team of educators who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children.

If you are an inspiring educator with a passion for early childhood development and a desire to make a lasting impact, we invite you to apply and join our team at Smarty Pants Montessori.  Together, we will nurture the next generation of lifelong learners.

Apply Today and become a vital part of a community that values excellence in education and the joy of learning.

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

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