After-School Care Teacher
Supervisor: Lower School Director
Location: In-person at the Lead Mine Campus
Hours: Monday - Friday, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
The Montessori School of Raleigh (MSR) seeks After-School Care Teachers for the 2022-2023 school year. Under the general direction of the Lower School Director, the ideal candidate will partner with faculty in providing support and supervision during the after-school care program from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. This role entails maintaining and providing an environment and experience as an extension of the school day which supports students, staff, parents, Montessori philosophy, and MSR policies. Positions are available to work with students ages 15 months to grade 6. This position will be expected to work full days on school in-service days, conference days, school half-days, and during Spring Break.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Childcare or teaching experience
- Committed to the mission and core values of MSR which include "respect, integrity, community, and love of learning"
- Develops and maintains positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and other members of the MSR community
- Flexible team player with "can-do" attitude
- Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams with a wide range of individuals
- Commitment to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community
- Student-centered, collegial, passionate, innovative
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Adhere to American Montessori Society (AMS) guidelines and professional standards
- Prepare and maintain an After-School Care environment in which the furnishings and materials are developmentally appropriate in providing care as an extension to the academic school day
- Supervise a developmentally appropriate and consistent schedule of activities for students from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
- Ensure safety and well-being of students in the classroom
- Maintain supportive and collaborative partnership with administration and colleagues to assist with curriculum development and implementation within the context of the School's overall program, mission, and core values
- Adhere to all COVID-19 safety protocols, policies, and procedures, as well as maintain a clean environment with regard to hygiene
- Participate in ongoing professional development
- Attend all required faculty and team meetings
- Collaborate and participate within a divisional team
- Maintain student record keeping and program planning
- Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents
- Other duties as assigned by the Head of School
It is the policy of The Montessori School of Raleigh to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check from current employer (or most recent employer if not currently employed) and background investigation. All MSR personnel must be vaccinated against COVID-19.
MSR is accredited by AMS and SACS. The school offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of "After-School Care Teacher - your last name". No phone calls, please.
About The Montessori School of Raleigh
Established in 1974, The Montessori School of Raleigh is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori school serving 370 students aged 15 months through 18 years. MSR’s beautifully designed and well-maintained Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice.
The Raleigh-Durham area is consistently ranked among the top places to live with strong job growth and a high quality of life. Top universities, a rich diversity of arts and cultural offerings, excellent health care, and lower than average housing costs, draw people in from all over the nation. Our mild climate and proximity to both beaches and mountains makes the Raleigh- Durham area an ideal place to live.