CREATIVE MINDS MONTESSORI SCHOOL
Assistant Teacher Job Description
Job Title: Assistant Teacher
Reports To: Head Teacher
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Prepared By: J. Hunter
Prepared Date: January 10, 2008
Approved By: Principal Owner
Approved Date: January 10, 2008
Summary - This position requires love, patience and respect for
children, encourage the children to be independent and model for
them appropriate manners and behaviors. Instruct children in
activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual
growth following the philosophies of Maria Montessori by
performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following -
Other duties may be assigned.
Adhere to company and safety policies and procedures.
Become knowledgeable with Montessori terminology and
Assist the head teacher with providing the children with a
• Keep the classroom clean and inviting
Assist with individual and/or group activities to stimulate growth of
the children in social, emotional and academic areas.
Assist the children by moving around;
• Complete different work cycles
• Choosing work
• Returning work when the child completes his task
Encourage individual work time to promote independence as well
as group work to promote socialization.
Be present at parent/teacher conference
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
children, parents and co-workers.
Participate in all open houses and school programs.
Serve snack and lunch while helping children to learn how to help
• Demonstrate open/closing lunch bags
• Allow children to be ad independent as possible
• Encourage the children to feed themselves
Responsible for diaper changing and/or assisting with toileting
while demonstrating respect for the child.
Responsible for cleanliness of room in the following areas:
• Sweep/mop lunch area during nap time
• Vacuum classroom at the en