Assistant Teacher

 Program Name Community Montessori Columbus – 5400 Karl Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
Position Description:
  • Join our Montessori learning community as a Children’s House Assistant!
  • No previous experience with Montessori is required to work at Community Montessori Columbus.
  • Assist the Guide (Lead Teacher) in managing and maintaining the daily routine in the classroom during the regular school day, and take on responsibility for children enrolled in either our Before Care or After Care program.
  • Opportunities for hours will range from 7:15AM-3:15PM for assistants assigned to Before Care, and 10:15AM-6:15PM for assistants assigned to After Care.
  • All jobs will be considered full-time with benefits, however, weekly schedules across the 30 – 40 hour range will be available. 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.


Position Qualifications:

  • Required Qualifications: A credential or Associate’s Degree in an early childhood education related field OR a Bachelor’s Degree in any field;
  • At least 18 years of age; 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.
Rate of Pay:

  • $13.50-$18/Hr