Jan 13 / aim

Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Name: Denise Palmquist
Phone Number: (406) 600-8098
Email: denise@bozemanmontessori.com
Name of School: Bozeman Montessori
Location of School: Bozeman
Posting Date: 01/13/2023
Age Level: Infant-Toddler/ Early Childhood
Position Type: Permanent
Position Title: Early Childhood Assistant Teacher
Working Hours: Full Time 
Pay Range: DOE
Ideal Start Date: 01-30-2023
Macte Certification Required? No

Job Description: Bozeman Montessori is expanding and hiring part-time and full-time assistant positions supporting our seasoned Montessori teachers. Montessori experience is a plus, and we also provide on-the-job training. We have classrooms serving infants (6 months to 18 months,) toddlers (18 months to 3 years), and primary (3 years to 6 years old).

Bozeman Montessori is a place where the community comes together in support of children, to cultivate joyfully engaged individuals. Our flourishing community is grounded in the belief that everyone has value and a part to play in the world as unique as they are. Our team of teachers provide a caring, intentional, safe space for learning and discovery.

This Job is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Consistent and reliable
Loves children and families and is willing to honor the needs of the whole child
Adaptable and flexible to changing circumstances and environment
Strong intrapersonal skills

Candidate must:
-Provide resume, three references, any diplomas, and transcripts for highest level of education
-Satisfy licensing requirements, including copies of immunization records (as per Montana law, we cannot request information/status on covid vaccines)
-Be current in adult/child CPR-First Aid Training (or become so within one month of hire)
-Be willing to become current in Montana
-required health and safety trainings (within one month of hire)
-Pass background checks as required by licensing at the time of hire

Preferred Education:
-Current Enrollment or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant College Program
-Experience with early childhood care and education
-Montessori credential in early childhood is exceptional, but not required

Ideal Candidate Has Capacity For:
Warmth, energy, and enthusiasm for working with young children with kindness, consistency, and calm
Meticulous preparation and maintenance of the environment, inside the classroom and outside in our play spaces and garden areas
Honoring our shared Montessori values of  community, lifelong learning, compassion, integrity, as well as an appreciation for diversity
A commitment to protecting the physical and emotional safety of all children as a prerequisite for learning
Demonstrating strong, positive, solution-oriented communication skills
Ability to accept feedback gracefully
Showing sensitivity and respect for confidentiality on behalf of all members of our community

Job Type: Part-time or Full-time

Competitive compensation: dependent upon education & experience.
Up to $1,000 sign-on bonus for full-time positions! Paid disability, retirement plan match, holidays, earned time off, and more.  Discounts available to children of employees who are enrolled in our programs. Paid professional development for required trainings and Montessori teacher education sponsorships available.

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to denise@bozemanmontessori.com.

Find Us!
Center website: www.bozemanmontessori.com
Facebook page: @bozemanmontessori
Instagram: @bozemontessori

How to apply:
To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to denise@bozemanmontessori.com.