Assistant Guide/Intern

Morning Light Montessori
Published
July 10, 2021
Category
Job Type
Salary
$8 to $12 per hour
Education Requirements
HS Diploma
Experience Requirements
one year of child care experience
Work Hours
8am to 5pm
Street Address
3105 Darby Lane

Description

Assistant Guide

Responsible for assisting the Directress/Lead Guide in developing and implementing an environment that promotes the spiritual, social, emotional, physical, and academic development of each child.

 The Assistant to the Directress/Lead Guide brings their own unique way of providing care, guidance and support to the Morning Light Montessori learning community and can best serve our community with a growth mindset, a high level of self-awareness, an attitude of gratitude and ability to attain inner peace in times of chaos.  The Assistant to the Directress/Lead Guide is a co-creator in the maintenance and growth of the Morning Light Montessori vision.  As such, the assistant seeks to understand the intentions, goals and priorities that lead to the realization of that vison, contributes unique ideas, recommends creative solutions, suggests special projects and is willing to step into leadership roles when needed. It is my sincere hope that the Assistant to the Directress/Lead Guide finds joy and fulfillment as they use their gifts to go about doing this important work which Maria Montessori called “our cosmic task”.

Qualifications

H.S Diploma
Able to obtain fingerprint clearance and pass background checks
One year experience working with children
Prefer Montessori experience

Responsibilities

-Assist with maintaining classroom order through observing, guiding, and re-directing children as needed
-Present lessons as directed by the lead guide
-Use positive discipline strategies and discuss strategies with lead guide to maintain consistency
-Maintain classroom expectations during lunch, recess, group time, and transitions
-Prepare materials and replenish classroom supplies
-Assist with record keeping
-Prepare snacks, clean and set up snack area
-Maintain cleanliness of classroom
-Develop positive relationships with parents, children, and colleagues
-Meet weekly with lead guide to discuss curriculum, lesson plans, issues, and questions
-Act as substitute lead teacher if the lead guide is absent
-Observe all school policies and procedures as outlined in the Family -Handbook and communicated by the Directress
-Maintain respectful and positive interactions with other staff and solve -conflicts appropriately and efficiently
-Participate in trainings, personal/professional development and community building events and activities
-Perform other tasks as directed by lead guide/Directress

Skills

Able to confidently use positive classroom management methods
Growth Mindset
Perceptive observation skills
Able to apply learned skills quickly

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