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Montessori Primary Assistant

Company: Knoxville Montessori School
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 certification.

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 Accreditation.

- 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 development/certification requirements.

Keywords: Knoxville Montessori School, Knoxville , Montessori Primary Assistant, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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