Shrewsbury Montessori School is seeking an experienced full-time Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The assistant teacher works hand in hand with the classroom’s lead teacher in preparing and maintaining a work environment consistent with the Montessori method of learning and teaching. The role of the assistant teacher includes assisting the lead teacher with managing a classroom of approximately 20 students, supporting students’ independent work, and supervising students in the indoor and outdoor environments.
The ideal candidate:
has a background education and enjoys working with students ages 9-12
is able to ensure the physical and emotional safety and well-being of the students
is a team player who is willing to take direction from the lead teacher
is organized, flexible, efficient, creative, comfortable with technology, and a problem-solver
has a working knowledge of the elementary content in all subject areas
is able to model integrity, curiosity, and respect
is an excellent communicator, interacting with children, families, and coworkers in a warm, compassionate, empathetic, and confident manner
The position requires attendance at occasional evening school events, overnight school trips and monthly after school staff meetings.