Overview

$500 Signing Bonus for already certified Montessori Teacher…if you already have a Montessori certification and are hired, once you successfully complete a 90 day probationary period, $500 will be added to payroll check.

The primary role of the Montessori Teacher of the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home is to provide for the individual needs of the children creating a safe educational environment that meets each individual students emotional, physical, social and cognitive needs.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

High School or GED Certificate
CDA Certification from an accredited educational facility preferred, but not Mandatory.
Montessori Certified Primary and Elementary, preferred but not Mandatory
Qualifications

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Establishes a warm and friendly, yet objective relationship with the children.

Helps children to eat, dress, and do other activities, which foster appropriate habits.

Provides care and protection of children and meets their individual needs.

Participates in staff meetings and helps to plan goals.

Participates in State and CCRN required training.

Ensures that equipment and materials are accessible and in good condition.

Attends and participates in meetings and workshops related to group child care.

Distributes, arranges, and maintains teaching materials and equipment.

Reports any significant problems of progress or any unusual behavior of children to the Director.

Keeps an incident log to observe and record significant individual and group behavior. Also records any incident, injury or area of concern and to documents significant parent interactions.

Records developmental milestones and observations. .

Communicates with parents through daily progress reports, conversations, conferences, notes and PAC meetings.

Keeps daily attendance and meal counts. Documents reasons for absences.

Performs general housekeeping duties in the center; maintaining the room in a neat, clean, aesthetically pleasing manner, conducive to constructive play appropriate for the age group served.

Is always friendly and helpful to children, staff and parents.

Maintains responsibility and direct supervision of all children in the group during on-duty hours.

Plans a flexible weekly program for the children on appropriate lesson plan sheets basing the content on curriculum outline and the developmental stages of the children.

Changes diapers according to written procedures, cleans up messes such as vomit, diarrhea, or toilet floods as needed.

Maintains a positive attitude and supports the efforts of the whole team.

Decorates the room, door and bulletin boards according to daily, weekly and monthly schedule.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Florida United Methodist Children’s Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation/gender identity, place of national origin and other categories protected by law are not factors in employment, promotion, compensation or working conditions.