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ISTHMUS MONTESSORI ACADEMY Primary Supporting Educator in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Position: Supporting Educator Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, bachelor's degree. Current or willing to obtain requirements such as CPR/AED Training and Mandated Reporter Training and other staff file requirements related to DCF, DPI, NAC, AMI, and OEO Early Education Coursebooks to receive necessary training, if applicable Registry Certificate of 7 or higher, or willing to obtain Possess an attitude that reflects a belief in the philosophy of the IMA organization Physically capable to work with children on the floor, stairs, and playground, as well as to lift materials, classroom furniture, and clean A strong understanding of Education, child development, and positive classroom management techniques Daily Expectations: Approach each day, child, presentation, and adult with love and understanding Strive to create peace within the classroom and within the entire school community Embrace life-long learning experiences and be open to communication Speak respectfully and purposefully to children, peers, and administrators Adhere to all AMI Montessori policies and philosophies Adhere to all WI state licensing regulations Consistently arrive to work in a timely fashion Consistently communicate regarding work and children with supervisors and staff in a professional manner Model a healthy, positive, and inspirational attitude and energy for Montessori work, presentations, and all interactions with staff, children, parents, and professionals of IMA(P) Encourage a strong sense of community within the classroom, the school, and the neighborhood Be physically, mentally, and emotionally present with children, staff, and families at all times and adhere to policies and procedures regarding screen usage, positive communication, and classroom engagement Use careful observation and caring interactions with children, Montessori teachers and staff must first believe in each child and guide each child to reach his/her full potential by supporting the planes of development, human tendencies, and sensitive periods Supervise daily activities for the indoor and outdoor environments Maintain classroom and workspace in a clean, orderly, and safe fashion Assist in daily operations of school (answer phones, take out garbage and recycling, collect mail, send mail, etc. as may be necessary) Continue to work towards anti-bias, anti-racist, and whole-person education Communicate daily with the Heads of School Specific Position Details: Support the Lead Guide in classroom management, lesson preservation, and fostering student independence Assist in classroom transitions (indoor/outdoor time, lunch, nap, etc.) Participate and document meaningful observations of classroom engagements and student work Encourage love, kindness, and peace within the school community Preparing the classroom environment (organizing materials, sweeping, mopping, laundry, etc.) at the end of each school day Connect with the Lead Guide formally and informally once per week Check out with the Heads of School at the end of each shift Supervised by: Heads of School ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in Early Childhood Education is preferred. The ideal applicant either has, or is willing to become, trained in AMI Montessori education. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: E-Mail a R sum : employment@isthmusmontessoriacademy.org