Early Childhood Afternoon Teacher
Company: Montessori Pathways
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: January 16, 2022
We are looking for an experienced Early Childhood Afternoon part
time teacher who will direct the children's activities
academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a
prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach
his or her fullest potential in these developmental areas, in
accordance with Montessori philosophy.
The successful candidate must love and respect children, exhibit
leadership qualities, have a sense of humor, be friendly and work
cooperatively with teams, must be self motivated and have the
personality to motivate others, and must be able to set priorities
and meet deadlines. This position requires a high level of
interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential
situations with a continual need for tact and diplomacy, must be
able to manage a wide variety of personalities. Must have excellent
Responsibilities and Duties
Prepare and organize the peaceful learning environment to meet the
needs and interests of the children as well as promote independence
after the school day.
Focus on the children, not on teachers teaching
Through careful observation and planning, remain constantly alert
to the direction each child is heading and actively works to help
In an atmosphere of calm, order and joy, help and encourage the
children in all their efforts, allowing them to develop
self-confidence and inner discipline.
With the younger students at each level, be more active,
demonstrate the use of materials and present activities based on an
assessment of the child's requirements.
Children at all levels of Montessori education should be actively
engaged by the teacher in the learning process which enhances
critical thinking skills.
Present brief and precise, clear, interesting and relevant lessons,
to intrigue the minds of children and encourage further practice or
Model desirable behavior and evaluate each child's individual
Respect and protect the students independence, support and
encourage them without the use of rewards or punishments.
Facilitate effective communication and peace education;
consistently work to teach courteous behaviors and pro-social
conflict resolution skills.
Qualifications and Skills
Some College or Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Early
AMS or AMI Montessori Credential in Early Childhood (3-6) is a
Writing, Communication, Computer Skills
5+ years of Montessori Classroom Experience
Discount for children's tuition
Clean, Safe, Friendly and Supportive Environment
Keywords: Montessori Pathways, Crystal Lake , Early Childhood Afternoon Teacher, Education / Teaching , Crystal Lake, Illinois
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