Elementary (1st - 3rd grade) Assistant Teacher

Start Date: as soon as possible

Hours: 8:15-3:45, M-F during sessions (see Calendar for our schedule)

Training: Provided onsite and remotely

Compensation: $13.50/hour

Contract: Remainder of school year (through June 2020)

Qualifications necessary: High school diploma or GED; experience working with children; pass a background check; fingerprints on file

Desirable attributes: Bilingual Spanish/English; Montessori experience or training; classroom experience; post-secondary education; administrative skills; excellent communication skills; kind and peaceful nature; teachable spirit; joyful attitude; musical; flexible and willing to improvise when necessary; knowledge of Love and Logic philosophy; Special Education experience

Job Description:
The Lower Elementary Assistant provides support to the Lead Guide and staff, offering help and instruction to students in one-on-one or small group settings (and possibly a guided conversational Spanish class for the elementary school). The assistant will receive on-the-job training in Montessori curriculum and instruction, as well as will likely be asked to complete some Montessori assistant coursework at the expense of Joyful Scholars. The assistant also provides recess supervision and cleaning duties, on rotation with the Upper Elementary Assistant.

Applicants will complete a classroom observation prior to the interview process. Please submit a current resume and letter of interest via email.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

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