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Lead Toddler Community Guide

Name: Ellen Graham
Phone Number: (910) 315-0990
Name of School: The Garden Montessori
Location of School: Pinehurst, NC
Posting Date: 10 15 2023
Age Level: Infant-Toddler
Position Type: Permanent
Position Title: Lead Toddler Community Guide
Working Hours: Full Time
Part Time Details: part-time optional
Pay Range: $40,000
Ideal Start Date: 01-02-2024
Macte Certification Required? No

Job Description
The Toddler Montessori Guide is responsible for maintaining a high-quality learning environment and planning a variety of developmentally appropriate, hands-on, Montessori-based learning experiences for an assigned group of toddler students between the ages of 15 months and 3 years. Toddler Montessori Guides build strong relationships with families and co-workers, serving as role models not only within the classroom but for the whole school community.

See full job description details here.
Basic Qualifications: Excellent communication skills, curiosity, and eagerness to learn, clear understanding of child development, positive discipline, and Montessori philosophy; a true love of the outdoors, comfort with working outdoors in all types of weather, enthusiasm for nature and passion for high-quality early childhood education.

Education and Experience: Some college, Basic computer skills, Previous related experience

Must have basic computer skills
Detail oriented and quality conscious
Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
Able to adapt to change, be flexible and learn new teaching strategies specific to our school and in keeping with current research findings
Ability to contribute to a positive community culture
Ability to commit to a long-term employment contract
Must demonstrate a clear understanding of child development, specific to toddlers, and be able to provide concrete examples of developmentally appropriate learning opportunities and outcomes for this age group
Opportunity for part or full-time hours (25-40/wk), depending on need/preference
Office hours, sponsored Montessori teacher training, professional development coaching and teacher workdays provided
Paid time off (24 vacation days/year + paid sick leave)
Previous Montessori experience teacher is strongly preferred
Montessori training or willingness to undergo training within the first year of employment is required
Yoga, music, Spanish, animal care or gardening skills helpful
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, sex, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or presentation, pregnancy, genetics, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or federal law.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Please view the electronic EEO is the Law Poster which serves to inform you of your equal employment opportunity protections as part of the application process. Reasonable Accommodation for Job Seekers with a Disability: If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process.

Please direct your inquiries to [email protected].
Department: Faculty
Time Type: Full or Part-Time
Work Status: Permanent, Year-Round, Salaried
Salary offers are made based on qualifications and experience using this pay scale tool.

About us:
The Garden is a growing community of learners of all ages which aspires to promote a culture of peace and unity not just within our culture, but within the world by providing high-quality early childhood, teacher, and parent education. We offer a variety of programs aimed at meeting the needs of the whole family while nurturing the spirit of our skilled educators.

To be considered for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to our Outreach Director, Elizabeth Demeyere at [email protected].