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Assistant Teacher

Company: Montessori School of Iowa City
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Job Description:

The Montessori School of Iowa City is one of the oldest Montessori schools on the continent and is an Associate School Member of the American Montessori Society. The School serves students ages 2-6 in the Iowa City, Coralville and North Liberty community by providing authentic Montessori education that supports the childs intrinsic motivation to learn and is inclusive, sustainable and holistic. Assistant Teacher Job Description 1. Overview The Assistant Teacher shares responsibility with the Lead Teacher and other staff in the classroom to provide a Montessori environment in which each child can learn according to his level and gain new knowledge and behaviors 2. Qualifications a. College degree is preferred b. Demonstrated success in working with children 3. Relationships a. Receives immediate supervision from Lead Teacher in classroom b. Receives ultimate supervision from the Head of School 4. Responsibilities a. Provides care and protection of children b. Works with the staff to develop the potential of each child; noting behavior problems and other observations c. Helps to maintain progress notes on the emotional, social, and intellectual development of the children d. Supervises children as needed, (e.g. nap period, snack, lunch) e. Helps the children to foster appropriate habits and behaviors including the proper use of materials in the classroom f. Helps to set up and clean up the classroom environment daily, including straightening materials on the shelves, cleaning and dusting the shelves on a weekly basis and preparing water and art activities; and keeping track of materials that may need to be ordered g. Aids the teacher in supervision of the classroom and playground as needed h. Substitutes for the Lead Teacher in his/her absence i. Participates in parent-teacher conferences j. Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service workshops k. Takes initiative for suggestions of new activities, materials, etc., to the Lead Teacher; participating actively in the classroom l. Maintains a professional attitude in interactions with visitors, parents, etc. m. Participates in activities which foster and maintain growth and development n. Prepares incident reports when appropriate o. Distributes medication when necessary p. Serving as mandatory child abuse reporter q. Complies with and enforcing licensing regulations as established by DHS r. Must meet Department of Human Services requirements

Keywords: Montessori School of Iowa City, Cedar Rapids , Assistant Teacher, Education / Teaching , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Company: Montessori School of Iowa City
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: 11/24/2020


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