Cameron Park Montessori is seeking a Montessori-trained individual to work 5 days a week, 8:00AM-4:00PM.
Montessori classroom experience is required for this position. Candidates must have their Early Childhood Montessori credential or be in the process of obtaining the credential. 12 ECE units are also required to work in this setting. Experience with preschoolers is preferred. This position is for a multi-age classroom (2.5-6 years). This is a team teaching position. The candidate will work alongside a lead teacher and assistant teachers.
We are seeking a teacher with diverse classroom experiences, cultural awareness, and experience with neurologically diverse children. We love to bring our personal experiences and culture into the classroom. We work with children that come a variety of different cultural backgrounds and developmental needs, so an open mind and an open heart are essential! Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply!
This position includes classroom time and playground supervision. Participation in once a month (6 hours paid on a weekend) classroom switchover and cleaning is required. Teachers are expected to maintain a prepared environment, present Montessori materials in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy, and create new materials that are relevant to the curriculum. Teachers must be available for evening/online events such as Back to School Night, Family Potluck, Mommy/Daddy & Me Work Night, Performances, and End of the Year Promotion Ceremony. These will occur approximately every other month, and will be paid. There are 1-2 fundraiser events per year that are on a volunteer basis, as well.
Teachers must provide visual supervision, model appropriate behaviors, and interact respectfully with children, staff, and parents during the course of the school day. Teachers will be responsible for record keeping, documentation, and contribution to report cards/conferences. Teachers at Cameron Park Montessori are Mandated Reporters and are responsible for the well-being of the children in their care.
Individuals who wish to apply must also provide a current negative TB test, health screening completed by their physician, and proof of vaccinations (Dtap, MMR, and Influenza). COVID-19 Vaccination is strongly encouraged. Individuals must be able to kneel, bend, and squat comfortably, and be able to sit on the floor with children. There may be a need to lift 40-50 pounds in the case that the care of a child requires to do so.
Individuals who wish to apply must also complete a criminal record check and Live Scan fingerprinting. Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification is necessary for this position. If hired, all staff must complete an online Mandated Reporter course within 90 days of employment.
Benefits include: 9 paid holidays per year, enrollment for staff member’s children, payroll advances, professional development reimbursement.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour depending on experience, training, and degrees
Cameron Park Montessori teachers wear masks in the classroom. We provide paper masks or you may wear your own cloth face covering. We lead by example with hygienic practices in the classroom, including frequent handwashing and disinfecting.
About Cameron Park Montessori School
We are a small school in the Sierra Nevada foothills serving children ages 0 to 6 years.