Afternoon Childcare Assistant

Full Job Description

Are you a self-directed learner eager to make a significant impact in a child’s life by learning and applying the Montessori method of education?

Do you have experience in Early Childhood Education or another child-related field?

Share your respect and awe for children by becoming a passionate and supportive member of our Salem Montessori School (SMS) community. Our number one priority is the well-being and development of every child. This includes the whole child – the physical, social/emotional, and cognitive. Our SMS staff members work together as part of a collaborative, caring team and serve as positive role models. Successful team members:

-They are dependable and consistent in their ability to be physically and mentally present for the children.

-Take responsibility for being proactive in problem-solving, caring for the environment, and building relationships.

-Have a keen awareness and observation skills

-Communicate articulately, respectfully, and constructively

SMS is currently hiring for part-time afternoon positions

-10-25 hrs/week

-Hours available from 1-6 PM

-We have positions working with either 0-3-year-olds or 3-6-year-olds

$13 per hour commensurate w/ experience

Experience: 1 year in Childcare (Preferred)

License/Certification: Child Development Degree or Certification (Preferred)

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent (Required)

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How is Salem Montessori School Different?

Teaching at the Salem Montessori school environment offers opportunities to connect with children, help them reach their potential, and guide them toward meaningful growth. It can be an incredibly rewarding career. Montessori teachers often describe teaching as something they love doing and which they’re passionate about.

Salem Montessori School is a school that teaches life and academic skills. Teachers and children feel safe, nurtured, and immersed in learning. Salem Montessori is where you belong.

Why do people love teaching Montessori? 

Montessori fundamentals like uninterrupted work time, concrete, experiential learning, and peer-to-peer teaching give children a sense of passion, proficiency, and purpose in the classroom. At The Salem School, each child is recognized as unique, with certain gifts that are their own.