Assistant Teacher

Program Name: Columbus Montessori Columbus – 5400 Karl Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43229
Position Description:
  • Assist a Children’s House Guide in supporting a Montessori Children’s House community.
  • Support the Children’s House guide in managing and maintaining the classroom throughout the regular school day.
  • Take on responsibility for the classroom and enrolled children during either the before care program or the after care program.
  • Job responsibilities for all Children’s House Assistants may include: making and maintaining Montessori materials; modeling and helping children in caring for the classroom; supervising children engaged in independent and small group work; helping children prepare and serve snacks; supervising children during time outside; supporting children through lunch and nap routines; leading select small group activities; and engaging in attendance or record keeping.
  • Please note that Children’s House Assistants will not engage in Montessori lessons, lesson planning, or other similar teaching roles.
  • No previous experience with Montessori is required to work at Community Montessori Columbus.
Position Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will possess the following: a credential or Associate’s Degree in an early childhood education related field OR a Bachelor’s Degree in any field; experience working with children in group settings and a desire to pursue a career in childcare or education; an authoritative approach to discipline where high levels of warmth and support are coupled with high expectations and consistent boundaries; an interest in and ability to support Community Montessori’s mission, including fully-implemented Montessori; ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, stay on feet and active for large portions of each work day, and model appropriate physical activity for children, indoors and out; strong communication skills including good judgement around when and what to communicate to fellow staff, children, and children’s family members; native or fluent skill level in language(s) other than English would also be ideal.
Rate of Pay:

  •  $13.50/Hr

  • Please visit our website to read the full job description and complete an online application.