Montessori Teacher

Montessori teachers help very young children to grow in confidence, and learn at their own pace.

Montessori Teacher Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Montessori Teacher to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible to acquire the 6 hours of in-service training required annually by the State of Ohio;
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met;
  • Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth;
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement;
  • Participate and prepare for two parent evening meetings;
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children;
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files;
  • Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards;
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences;
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.

Requirements:

  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment;
  • A strong understanding of child development;
  • Montessori Certified;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills;
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience.