Lilliputian Montessori School

Preschool Assistant Teacher | Lilliputian Montessori School, North Conway, NH

Reference ID : 52726
Location : North Conway, NH
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

Located in the heart of North Conway, The Lilliputian Montessori School is a non-profit community school providing a unique learning environment for young children in the Mount Washington Valley for over 3 decades. Our ideal candidate for this position must have a natural connection with the Montessori philosophy and have the ability to create a rich environment that serves the whole child as a self-directed learner. The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents. Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.

Duties

  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
  • Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, maintenance, and availability of classroom materials.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • An understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with the Montessori philosophy or have previously worked in a Montessori environment.
  • Current Infant/Child CPR and First Aid certification.

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay
  • Childcare Discount
  • Health Care Stipend
  • 401K
  • Paid School Vacations and Snow Days
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Assistance with continuing education/training

About Us

The Lilliputian Montessori School located in the heart of North Conway Village has been providing a unique and magical learning environment for the children of Mount Washington Valley for over 3 decades. Established in North Conway in 1983, our mission is to provide individualized education that fosters the whole child's social, emotional, physical, and academic development in a safe, peaceful and nurturing environment. Deeply rooted in the Montessori philosophy and methods of guidance (teaching) we aim to preserve the natural wonder and curiosity that is within every child.



Salary : $28,000 to $32,000/Yr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : North Conway, NH

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