Rock Prairie Montessori School is seeking a highly motivated, hands-on, dedicated candidate for the Children’s House program located at our Janesville, WI campus. This individual will work with a mixed age (3 – 5 years) classroom of up to 28 students.

Position hours: Monday & Wednesday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:00 am – 1:00pm

Classroom and After School Program duties:

Supervise students at all times including transitions between activities ensuring students are accounted for, are safe, and understand what is expected of them.

Have a working knowledge of duties and responsibilities of the Lead Teacher thereby being able to redirect children as needed.

Assist in the daily preparation of the environment as well as cleaning the environment at the end of each session. This is inclusive of organizing the children to participate in cleaning.

Help children work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect using models of behavior and intervention demonstrated by the Lead Teacher.

Prepare materials for projects.

Promote good communication.

Maintain professional attitudes and foster a positive, constructive, and supportive relationship between parents, colleagues, children, and the school.

Assist with supervision of parent volunteers

Be knowledgeable of and comply with the school child disciplinary process.

Respect confidentially of children, parents, and staff information when appropriate.

Qualifications and Skills

Our Ideal Candidate:

Has a passion for working with young children.

Has a high school diploma or equivalent; has work experience in a Montessori or traditional school, childcare and/or experience working with children.

Is willing to maintain ongoing required professional development (Negative TB test documentation required within 30 days of hire.)

Has some knowledge of the Montessori Method of education, or is open to learning the foundations of the Montessori approach and philosophy and proper usage of materials

Benefits for Eligible Employees:

Competitive pay

Company paid life and Long and Short-Term Disability insurance

Opportunity for 403(b) contributions.

Paid Time Off

Childcare tuition discounts

Paid professional development days

To apply:

Please send resume to Martha Carver at mcarver@rockprairiemontessori.com.