Montessori Primary Assistant
Company: Knoxville Montessori School
Posted on: November 19, 2021
The Knoxville Montessori School is seeking a Primary Classroom
Assistant who will work with the Lead Teacher in a multi-age
classroom of children 3-6 years old.
KMS is on the path of growth, with the plans to add a Middle School
and additional Primary Classroom, meaning that this position could
lead towards a Lead Teacher position in the near future with
approved qualifications. Candidates currently working on their
certification are welcome to apply.
Candidates must have experience working with children 3- to
6-year-olds, and knowledge of child development and the Montessori
educational philosophy a plus. Our ideal candidate would have their
Montessori Diploma from an AMI-, AMS-, or MACTE-approved training
center or actively working towards the completion of their
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States
on a full-time basis.
- Support the Lead Teacher in following the Montessori Curriculum
to stay consistent with the KMS Guidelines and IMC
- Fostering a positive learning environment by maintaining a calm
and joyful atmosphere, encouraging growth towards independence for
each child, and respecting children in helping themselves and in
discovering their individual potential.
- Preparing the classroom environment by keeping the space clean
and stocked, cleaning dishes, and restoring the environment at the
end of every school day.
- Responding to emergencies and ensuring student safety, including
practicing and modeling school COVID procedures and policies (i.e.
wearing a mask at all designated times and locations, etc.).
- Participating in staff meetings and attending required school
events as well as completing annual training and professional
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