Greater Atlanta Montessori School (GAMS) ASSISTANT -TEACHER

Greater Atlanta Montessori School (GAMS)

ASSISTANT -TEACHER

Reports to and works with the classroom Lead Teacher, is supervised by the Lead-Teacher. Responsible for assisting the classroom Lead Teacher with the general supervision and management of the class.

Qualifications:

Must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well to children, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the Center’s program and philosophy. Must be at least 18 years old-or older and meet the requirements of the licensing agencies and / or accreditation organizations.

Minimum Educational Requirement

High School Diploma, prefer some college working towards Early Childhood Education Degree.

SKILLS

Must be reliable and a mature individual
Must have pleasant attitude toward work with the children

Ability to follow instruction well and communicate well in verbal and writing

have knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood
have the ability to conform to an established work schedule
have effective interpersonal skills
have the ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner
have the ability to understand and follow instructions precisely
have the ability to exercise tact, discretion and confidentiality
Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

Assist in planning and implementing the daily program under the direction of the Lead Teacher, which includes lesson plans.
Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers, and preparing needed materials and supplies.
Supervise the classroom when the Lead Teacher is out of the room.
Help with the general housekeeping tasks.
Assist the Lead Teacher in other ways as requested.
Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the Center at all times.
Assisting and participating any Special Project as needed or requested by Director(s) or/and Teacher
Treat all children with dignity and respect.
Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences.
Participate in professional organizations that work for the improvement of early childhood education.
Assist Lead Teacher with implementation of appropriate early childhood education experiences.
Help Lead Teacher to supervise and promote activities designed to enhance the healthy emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of children enrolled at the Center.
Help to maintain a neat and organized classroom.
Help children establish good habits of personal hygiene; change diapers and assist with toilet training.
Attend parent group and Center functions.
Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times.
Report to Lead Teacher any problem which may occur with the children. Observe and record it, and report on the behavior of individual children as assigned.
Become familiar with and follow GAMS' Code of Ethics.
Assist Lead Teacher with implementation of appropriate early childhood education experiences.
Help Lead Teacher to supervise and promote activities designed to enhance the healthy emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of children enrolled at the Center.
Help to maintain a neat and organized classroom.
Help children establish good habits of personal hygiene; change diapers and assist with toilet training.
Attend parent group and Center functions.
Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times.
Report to Lead Teacher any problem which may occur with the children.
Observe, record, and report on the behavior of individual children as assigned.
Other tasks as requested.
Must have the ability to:

Able to lift up to 50 pound child and walk.
Repetitive bending, stretching,and stooping
Push emergency evacuation buckets with up to 150 lbs. of weight
Work with children on the floor
Have mobility required to ensure the safety of the children
Work outdoors in any variety of weather
Have visual and hearing capabilities that allow consistent supervision of children with Child Care Licensing safety requirements
Perform light duty cleaning
Light typing and word processing
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $9.00 to $11.00 /hour

Experience:

Child Care: 1 year (Preferred)
Location:

Buford, GA (Preferred)
Benefits offered:

Child Care benefits

Contact Name::Chad Webb

Contact Phone::(678) 926-3202

Contact Email::cwebb.gamontessori@gmail.com