Assistant Teacher / Teacher Aide

Faculty / Full-Time

Wellan Montessori School, Newton, MA

Position Overview:

Wellan Montessori School is seeking an enthusiastic educator to support our preschool and Kindergarten programs (ages 3 – 6 years). This position is full time beginning immediately. The Teacher Aide provides individualized student support while working closely with co-teachers to ensure that classroom standards are met consistently. The Teacher Aide must excel at taking shared responsibility for creating and maintaining an orderly, safe, and appropriately challenging learning environment for children. Additional responsibilities may include: facilitating student lessons and activities, communicating with families, and implementing strict health and safety protocols.

Successful candidates will be patient, well organized, flexible, professional, and dependable; have strong verbal and written communication skills; be able to function in a cooperative teaching environment; and be able to collaborate with other educators in our community to create an environment where children learn, socialize, explore, and grow together. Experience working in a Montessori classroom is a plus.

Position Details:

  • Full Time 40 hours per week, with attendance at staff meetings and occasional night / weekend events outside of regular hours required.
  • Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of relevant experience required.
  • Experience working with young children required.
  • Experience working in a Montessori environment preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Letter of interest/cover letter, resume, and at least two references are required to be considered for this position.

Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

 

Name: Joseph Jolly

Title: CFO / COO, Director of Development, HR, and Legal Affairs

Office Address: Wellan Montessori School, 80 Crescent Avenue, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Telephone Number: 617-969-4488 ext. 3

Email Address: joe.jolly@wellan.org

 

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.

Wellan Montessori School

Newton, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
Day
All Gender
Montessori