Palencia Montessori Academy is seeking teachers with classroom experience for our Toddler program (age 18 months through 3 years). Our work environment is peaceful and joyful, located in the heart of the Palencia Community. Palencia Montessori Academy is a special place that encourages knowledge, independent thinking, global awareness, creativity, and mutual respect. At Palencia Montessori, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in a child’s life every day. Your patient and loving nature will create an environment to allow the child to explore confidently and build self-esteem. We strive to create an enriched environment so that the children are inspired to reach their highest potential using the Montessori philosophy education. The teacher must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with the children, their parents, and within our staff. The Faculty of the school is made up of a combination of certified lead teachers, associate teachers, and classroom guides that thrive in a school climate of ongoing professional development. This creates opportunities for growth within our school and results in the best early learning environment for our students.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Complete all the Florida Department of Children and Families Childcare Training/ 40hours within first 60 days of employment
Meet all state requirements and background screening
Be responsible for writing lesson plans in accordance to curriculum requirements
Serve as a supervisor and leader for all assistant teachers in the classroom
Participate in staff meetings and required teacher trainings
Monitor each child’s developmental milestones and maintain ongoing record keeping / write Fall and Spring report cards
Create a monthly newsletter for families
Responsible for in house classroom Facebook page
Benefits include but not limited to: Medical and dental; retirement plan; and paid time off.