The teacher in the after school team works with other staff members to provide a caring, warm and fun environment for 1st through 6th grade students after the school day ends.
This is a part-time position working Monday to Friday 3:00pm-6:00pm during the regular school year. Additional work may be available over the summer as well.
Responsibilities include the following:
Provide care for and lead/participate in activities for students enrolled in the after school program
Work collaboratively with after school staff to plan fun, developmentally appropriate activities within the after school environments (both indoor and outdoor)
Assist with organization and preparation of the environment on a weekly and daily basis
Assist students with transitions in and out of after school, this includes other school activities, snack, carpool/pickup and more
Clean the assigned after school room and provide input into ideas for new material and room arrangement
Update records and paperwork as directed by the supervisor
Prior experience working with elementary aged students, preferably within an educational setting
Demonstrated ability to follow directions and complete tasks in an effective manner
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-energy setting
Ability to deliver high quality customer service for children and adults
Ability to organize and participate in age-appropriate enrichment activities
Ability to work well with people
About Near North Montessori School
We are an independent, Montessori school in Chicago serving students and their families, starting at a parent-infant class and up to 8th grade. We are a community of shared values working to fulfill a meaningful mission. NNM faculty, staff and parents strive for an equitable and inclusive school culture through intentional, reflective practice. We work together to challenge all students to think for themselves, pursue their ideas and become real learners for the real world.