The role of a Montessori Teacher is to provide a stimulating, safe, and developmentally appropriate educational environment where children have the opportunity to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. The Montessori teacher will contribute to development and implementation of age-appropriate Montessori curriculum and supervise teacher’s aides or assistants.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • -Organize and provide developmentally age-appropriate Montessori programs; plan and implement curriculum and education for children ranging in age from 12 months to 6 years old that cater individual needs.
  • Plan and prepare safe and clean classroom environment; oversee safety and educational programs; supervise children in the classroom; observe their interests, present materials and guide how to use them.
  • Build relationship with children based on trust.
  • Interact with parents; maintain open and cooperative communication with parents and families, encouraging their involvement in the program and supporting the child’s family relationships.
  • Write and compile individual assessments of each child’s development; completes daily reports to the parents, child attendance, and other.
  • May lead, guide, and train staff/student employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work; may participate in the recruitment of volunteers, as appropriate to the area of operation.
  • Ensure classroom supplies are available and in working conditions.
  • Participate in school event and field trips.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Passion about Montessori education.
  • Patience and excellent observation skills.
  • Knowledge of child development theory and practice.
  • Ability to evaluate, design, and implement Montessori curriculum
  • Ability to guide children how to use Montessori materials.
  • Ability to exercise control and maintain classroom discipline.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety procedures.
  • Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children.
  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.

Job requirements

  • MACTE or AMI Diploma.
  • Standard First Aid with Infant/Child CPR.
  • Acceptable Vulnerable Sector Check.

We offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid sick days
  • Free parking
  • Professional development
  • Career progression
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About Oange Seeds Montessori Centre

At Orange Seeds Montessori Centre, people are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is ambitious. We offer inclusive and well-rounded programming inspired by the Montessori philosophy. We’re passionate about creating a strong foundation for our children to build upon for the rest of their lives.