Montessori Early Childhood Educator

Harwood Montessori Preschool - Vernon, BC (5 months ago)

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SUMMARY

Seeking a certified energetic Montessori Early Childhood Educator, ready to engage, embrace our philosophy, methodology and continuously explore learning opportunities with and for our children.

DESCRIPTION

Our ideal Montessori Teacher (Directress) has a passion for the early childhood environment and for the Montessori Philosophy. We are seeking a passionate individual, who is actively engaged. This individual has a mature and responsible attitude towards work and utilizes excellent interpersonal skills with the management team, parents, children, and our community.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide safe and nurturing environments for children
  • Understand the developmental needs of the children
  • Ensure positive communication with children
  • Encourage and teach children to observe, question and explore independently
  • Adhere to licensing standards
  • Identify and expand upon learning opportunities and teachable moments
  • Plan, Prepare & Instruct
  • Work with students in a group and individually
  • Lead and supervise early childhood activities in a classroom setting and outdoors
  • Set up for success

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current license to practice in BC
  • ECE Diploma
  • Montessori Certificate/Diploma
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Doctors Note
  • First Aid- Community Care or Child Safe
  • 3 References
  • Shared Vision

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS/ASSETS

  • Food safe
  • Knowledge and interest in current Montessori, Reggio and current ECE Best Practices

DESIRED COMPETENCIES & BEHAVIOUR

  • Energetic
  • Adaptable
  • Friendly
  • Eager to learn
  • Passionate, with a high degree of personal initiative with good planning and organizational skills
  • Intuitive
  • Confident and able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Creative and eager to dream up new learning opportunities
  • Flexible
  • Respectful
  • Strong empathy
  • Effective Interpersonal skills under all types of conditions, exhibiting a supportive, positive approach

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time