Preschool Teacher

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Learn And Play Montessori School

Danville, CA 94506
Education
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Looking for a fulfilling teaching position in Early Childhood Education (ECE), at a school that offers Competitive Pay with Exceptional Benefits and a Great Work Environment?

Learn and Play Montessori School has multiple openings for full time: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Aids, Assistant Teachers and Toddler Teachers for our new Danville Campus. Address: 730 San Ramon Valley Blvd, Danville, Ca 94526

The Preschool Teacher, Teacher Aid, Assistant Teacher and Toddler Teacher is responsible for supervising an assigned group of children, following the philosophy and standards of the school in conjunction with the Montessori Philosophies and Early Childhood Programs. Responsibilities include assisting with planning activities, supervising children, ensuring children's safety and managing classroom environments. Teacher is expected to appropriately communicate with children, staff and families, and is responsible for working cooperatively and productively with other staff.

Education and Training Requirements:
- 12 Early Childhood Education (ECE) is preferred.
- Teaching experience is preferred.
- AA/BS in Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred.
- Live Scan fingerprints clearance is required.
- Current TB test clearance is required.
- Must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
- Provide previous Employer References.

We offers Competitive Pay with Exceptional Benefits including:
Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holiday's, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K Retirement, Safe Harbor Retirement Plan Employer Matching, Childcare Discount, Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, College Tuition Benefits Rewards Program, International Dental Travel Program, Orthodontics Program.

Interested candidates please email resume and salary requirements to the email address listed on this posting.

We are a proud EOE and committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Learn and Play Montessori School is a member of American Montessori Society (AMS), Bay Area Montessori Association (BAMA), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) and Professional Association For Childhood Education (PACE).

At Learn and Play Montessori School we value each child's independence and creativity. Thus, by following the philosophy, practices and curriculum of Dr. Maria Montessori and her method of education, children work on activities of their own choice at their own pace. They experience the opportunity to solve problems, learn, play and develop freedom and self-discipline in a place especially designed to meet their developmental needs.

Our goal is to give each child the individualized attention needed to learn, discover and develop values such as respect for self/others, honesty, integrity, responsibility, empathy, compassion, and kindness. We achieve this goal by providing an enriching educational environment.

Our curriculum is designed to incorporate activities in areas of practical life, sensorial, math, language, science, geography, music, art and a second language. The materials in each of these curriculum areas emphasize the underlying objectives of concentration, order, coordination and independence. The curriculum addresses children's unique learning styles, cultivates independent thought, and promotes the building of character that all children are creative.

Our classrooms are prepared by Montessori Certified and Trained Teachers. The school is organized to allow the child to move freely in an environment that is engaging and responsive to each child, at each stage of development.

Our teachers are dedicated professionals with strong educational backgrounds. The teacher is a guide, directing the child's learning experiences through instruction in the use of the learning materials and through observation of the child's progress. The teacher remains aware of each child's interest and developmental stage, providing lessons appropriate to both. This ensures success on the child's part which leads to positive self-esteem.

Reference: 599062717

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