French-speaking Primary Assistant Teacher (3 years old to 6 years old class)
We are seeking an assistant teacher for our Primary French immersion class. Candidates must have native (or near native) fluency in French and strong English skills. The position requires assisting in the Primary French immersion class from 10:45AM to 1:00PM Monday through Friday. Key assistant responsibilities include supporting the lead teachers by helping the children on the playground, during lunch, and at nap time. Responsibilities also include maintaining a clean and safe environment and making materials.
Our ideal candidate has classroom experience with three to six year old children, deeply values the energy, curiosity and work of primary-aged children, has a caring and firm classroom management style, enjoys a very diverse community, and has an understanding of the American educational culture. Some Montessori training and experience is desired but not required. Preference given to those candidates interested in pursuing Montessori Early Childhood training.
How to Apply
Unless otherwise noted in the individual position, all interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter and a current resume/CV to the Head of School at email@example.com.
Be sure to include your thoughts on the following topics in your cover letter:
- how you came to Montessori education or why you would be interested in a child-centered program that is aligned with the development of the child and that focuses on the social, emotional, and cognitive growth of the child.
- why you wish to teach in a language immersion setting
- your perspective on the child’s role and the teacher’s role in the classroom
Applicants for the academic year must already have US work authorization for August through June. We are an eVerify organization.