Contact: Dorothea Knapp Guy
Name of School/Organization: Pacific Crest School
School Website: www.pacificcrest.org
Age Group: 2 1/2 - 6
Description: Montessori Primary Teacher's Assistant
At Pacific Crest School, we create a peaceful, engaging Montessori environment that nurtures the child's natural love of work, life, discovery, and independence. Come join our team of experienced staff and AMI trained teachers as we feed the fires of intelligence, creativity and love in every child.
Pacific Crest is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff. We serve children aged 2 1/2 - 14 years old. We are located in Seattle between Ballard and Fremont, right off the Burke Gilman Trail. We seek to engage all children, faculty, staff and family members in the great work of creating and nurturing a strong and joyful community. You can learn more about our school at www.pacificcrest.org.
Details about this position:
Primary Teacher's Assistant (serving children age 2 1/2 to 6 years old)
Under the direction of the the Primary teacher (or guide), the assistant prepares and maintains the classroom and materials; shares the responsibility for the safety and physical well-being of the children; assists with projects and outings; attends staff meetings and trainings; and models integrity, curiosity, and respect for the Montessori approach to development and to all children and adults in our community.
The ideal candidate:
Enjoys and has experience caring for young children (2 1/2 - 6 years old)
Is flexible and willing to work collaboratively
Enjoys being outdoors, even during wet weather
Is interested in and willing to learn about the Montessori philosophy
Is interested in learning new ways to interact with children, guided by our AMI trained teachers
Understands the importance of building strong relationships with parents and neighbors in our community
Holds an Associate's degree or higher
Application Period: July 2016 - August 2016
Position Starts: August 29, 2016
Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (206) 789-7889
School Address: 600 NW Bright St., Seattle, WA 98107