Upper Elementary Assistant
Monument View Montessori Charter School
Skills and Knowledge
The Upper Elementary Assistant, serving the Upper Elementary Classroom (grades 4 and 5), assists the Upper Elementary Lead Teacher in guiding the children in their Montessori learning. S/he has strong writing skills, and is organized and articulate. The assistant will possess a friendly disposition, demonstrate leadership and emotional maturity, and have a love of learning and playing. Along with the Upper Elementary Lead Teacher, the Upper Elementary Assistant is responsible for maintaining student well-being and safety. The assistant will familiarize themselves with Montessori materials, and will assist the Lead Teacher in making additional materials.
The Upper Elementary Assistant reports to the Upper Elementary Lead Teacher, and has daily meetings with the lead teacher to plan ahead and prepare lessons. S/he will notify the Lead Teacher of any classroom issues, such as behavior, health concerns, equipment needs, repairs, maintenance, etc, and will communicate any concerns expressed by parents to the Lead Teacher. The assistant provides ongoing support and engagement with students in creating and maintaining a non-discriminatory, all-inclusive program with high academic standards and a commitment to social and emotional learning and growth. S/he maintains and fosters constructive interactions with students, parents, and staff. The assistant participates in weekly staff meetings, and will periodically attend school functions and events after regular school hours. Throughout the school, the Upper Elementary Assistant will demonstrate grace and courtesy.
High school diploma or equivalent
Some experience in working with children in a learning environment is preferred.
Experience with Montessori Method is preferred but not required.
CPR/First Aid certification/FEMA training (within 30 days)
CBI/FBI fingerprint clearance and background check (pre-employment)
Be physically strong and able to lift at least 50 pounds
Fluency in Spanish preferable
Please submit resumes to Cori Rasmussen at firstname.lastname@example.org.