Cameron Park Montessori is seeking a Montessori-trained individual to work 5 days a week, approximately 32 hours total (8:00AM-3:00PM). Our school offers a 8:1 teacher to child ratio. This position is for the school year August-June and is based on yearly contract.
Montessori classroom experience is required for this position. Candidates must have their 3-6 Montessori credential or be in the process of obtaining the credential. 12 ECE units are also required to work in this setting.
This position includes classroom time and playground supervision. Participation in once a month (4 hours paid) classroom switchover and cleaning is required. Teachers are expected to maintain their classroom area, present Montessori materials in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy, and create new materials that are relevant to the curriculum. Teachers must be available for evening events such as Back to School Night, Family Potluck, Mommy/Daddy & Me Work Night, Performances, and End of the Year Promotion Ceremony. These will occur approximately every other month, and will be paid. There are 1-2 fundraiser events per year that are on a volunteer basis, as well.
Teachers must provide visual supervision, model appropriate behaviors, and interact respectfully with children, staff, and parents during the course of the school day. Teachers will be responsible for record keeping, documentation, and contribution to report cards/conferences. Teachers at Cameron Park Montessori are Mandated Reporters and are responsible for the well-being of the children in their care.
Individuals who wish to apply must also provide a current negative TB test, health screening completed by their physician, and proof of vaccinations (Dtap, MMR, and Influenza). Individuals must be able to kneel, bend, and squat comfortably, and be able to sit on the floor with children. There may be a need to lift 40-50 pounds in the case that the care of a child requires to do so.
Individuals who wish to apply must also complete a criminal record check and Live Scan fingerprinting. Pediatric CPR/First Aid is preferred, but training can take place after employment. If hired, all staff must complete an online Mandated Reporter course within 90 days of employment.