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Careers

Joining Our Team

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Our teachers and faculty are the heart of  our school community. With engaged caregivers, consistent professional development opportunities, generous benefits, and the support of a caring administrative team, MDS provides many opportunities for staff members to create a positive and long-lasting impact on young children and their families. Please find our current job openings below. 

 Full-Time Toddler-Assistant Teacher (Immediate hire)

 

The Montessori Day School of Brooklyn is seeking a joyful and passionate Early Childhood toddler assistant teacher to join our amazing staff of educators.  The ideal candidate should be in process or already possess their certificate in Infant/ toddler Montessori instructions and should have experience working in a Montessori preschool program. The candidate must possess skills to work well with others and a deep understanding of the importance of a prepared learning environment. The ideal candidate will be warm, vibrant and compassionate towards children and will help to create a joyful learning environment with their teaching team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with and support the lead teacher in preparing and maintaining an emotionally responsive, nurturing, accepting, and safe classroom environment that provides both independent and social learning that meets the varying needs of the students

  • Plan and work collaboratively with the team

  • Support teaching team in conducting family conferences and end of year narrative reports

  • Attend all faculty meetings and attend professional development opportunities

  • Participate in meetings with administration about student growth and curriculum

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children ages 2's and 3's

  • Must have experience and be knowledgeable about Early Childhood development and education

  • Enthusiastic about working with small children in a mixed-age classroom

  • Early Childhood Education (Associates or Bachelors degree required)

  • Growth mindset and problem-solving approach

  • Experience working in a diverse and inclusive setting

  • Montessori teacher certification a + (but will consider applicants on the pathway to receiving Montessori certification or Montessori experience)

  • Experience working in an AMS Montessori environment preferred

  • Strong desire for professional growth and development

  • Proficiency in technology (Microsoft Word, Excel, Google apps, School Communication apps i.e Tadpoles, ParentSquare, BrightWheel)

  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with team members, parents, and administrators

Salary: $40,000 - $50,000

Benefits: Generous benefits package, paid vacations and holidays, and Professional Development opportunities.

Substitute Teacher

We are seeking to secure several substitute teachers to support our toddler and primary classrooms as needed. The ideal candidate(s) should have experience in a childcare setting and ongoing schedule flexibility. Experience working in a Montessori preschool program is a plus. The candidate(s) must also possess skills to work well on a teaching team and be flexible and positive. The ideal candidate will work to follow the children's interests and work closely with their team to provide the best possible classroom experience for the children.
 

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children ages 2-5 years old

  • Ability to work well with other adults

  • Growth mindset and problem-solving approach

  • Experience working in a diverse and inclusive setting

  • Experience working in an AMS Montessori environment is a plus

  • Proficiency in technology (Microsoft Word, Excel, Google apps, School Communication apps i.e Tadpoles, ParentSquare, BrightWheel)

  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with team members, parents, and administrators


*This is an on-call as needed position

 

Hourly Rate: $25 per hour

All resume submissions can be sent to Human Resources at MDS, hrandbilling@montessoridayschool.org

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