Montessori Certified Teacher+Paid Placement Internship

Job Description-Montessori Teacher / Paid Placement Internship 

SimplySmart Child Care Centre is starting a Montessori CASA program and looking for experienced, energetic & self-starters who can set up and run a Montessori classroom. A key requirement is experience and positive attitude to start a new program. Salary is negotiable. The teacher should enjoy being around children and have a tremendous ability to engage with children. We include a wage enhancement grant, other funding from the Government and comprehensive health benefits.

Why choose SimplySmart?

A dynamic organization that gives you the ability to grow and learn every day. Medical and dental benefits provided.

Roles and Responsibilities:

· Provide the children with a “prepared environment” which includes making materials to support the individual needs within the classroom;

· Plan individual and/or group activities to stimulate growth of the children in social, emotional, and academic areas;

· Instruct children in each area of the classroom: giving presentations and lessons in each area including Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics, and Culture;

· Allow children to be as independent as possible;

· Encourage individual work time to promote independence as well as group work to promote socialization;

· Identify, select, and modify work in the room to meet the needs of children with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs;

· Conduct parent/teacher interviews;

· Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and coworkers;

· Participate school special activities and celebrations;

· Responsible for diaper changing and/or assisting with toileting while demonstrating respect for the child;

· Responsible for classroom cleanliness;

· Maintains a high level of professional at all time;

· Follows and implements health and safety through the uses of a variety of tools including daily observation forms, sanitary practices forms, medication forms, and the environmental assessment tools;

· Performs other duties as assigned;

· Maintains knowledge, skills and abilities through on-going education and attends professional development courses and workshops;

· Participate in outdoor activities with children for at least 2 hours per day;

· Ensure the program compliance with all Ministry and program’s standards. i.e. CCEYA, CCMA;

· Responsible and independent.

· Creative, hard-working team player, energetic, and flexible.

· Have a very positive and professional attitude and be able to work and contribute to our school and community.

Qualification:

Montessori Certified (Required)

Over one year of experience working with children in a Montessori environment

Standard First Aid CPR C+

Vulnerable Sector Check

Immunization up to date (including a 2 step TB test)

Contract length: 12 months

COVID-19 considerations:
Mask & face shield to be worn throughout the day. Screening temperatures to happen upon arrival.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00-$20.00 per hour (Certified)

Placement Student Salary: $15.00-$18.00

COVID-19 considerations:
Screening, masks & face shields

Expected start date: 2021-08-09