Teacher's Assistant (9:30 am - 6:30 pm, M-F)

Julia Brown School
Laurel, MD
Nov 18, 2022
Nov 29, 2022
Full Time
*Love working with children, but need a change? Montessori is a beautiful approach to education.*The Julia Brown Schools were founded in 1967 by Charles and Julia Brown. We have over 50 years of experience educating the children using the Montessori method of education. We currently serve children ages 15 months to 9 years old. Our environment is calm and peaceful.Montessori is a system of education for young children that seeks to develop natural interests and activities rather than use formal traditional teaching methods. Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician and educator, developed this unique method of learning in 1907. If you are interested in the Montessori method, there is room for growth at our schools. We prefer to promote from within._*We are looking for staff to assist our Montessori Directors/Directresses during our Montessori classes and then to work in our before/aftercare program as well as our summer program. Our staff must be caring, dependable, dedicated individuals who truly enjoy working with young children. We would prefer that candidate have completed one or more of the 45 hour courses: Child Growth and Development, Infant/Toddler, Preschool and/or School Age.*_We have four locations in Maryland:* Laurel* Columbia* Silver Spring* Olney*Responsibilities** Following the principles of the Montessori method, develop careful and creative aftercare activities suitable for preschool children.* Willingness to learn about the Montessori method of education* Manage lunch, nap, recess, and snack times* Supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times* Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards*Skills** Proven experience as a Toddler or Preschool Teacher* Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms* Excellent communication and instructional skills* Patient, flexible, friendly and reliable* Flexibility to work with group on your own or to work as a team with a fellow staff* Balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen*Requirements** Dependable* Enjoy working with young children* Proof of at least High School diploma, some college preferred* Annual completion of required professional development courses* Eligible to work in USA* Completion of background check & medical*Benefits** Childcare Discount* Paid Leave* Paid Holidays* Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance* 401k* Continuing EducationJob Type: Full-timePay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayApplication Question(s):* Are you able to work full-time (8 hours/day), Monday - Friday, year-round?Education:* High school or equivalent (Required)License/Certification:* 45-hour certifications (any of them) (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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