Substitute Assistant Teacher (maternity leave) for an Upper Elem

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Thacher Montessori School
Thacher Montessori School (Milton, MA) is seeking a substitute assistant teacher (maternity leave) for an Upper Elementary classroom (grades 4-6), from August 31 through October 30, 2015.
The ideal assistant candidate will have:
A Bachelors degree
Experience in a Montessori environment
A warm and caring personality
An affinity for working with 9 to 12 year olds
The assistant will focus on the following tasks in the classroom:
Help children care for the environment, including the classroom pet
Make materials
Help children with work as directed by guide
Help redirect/focus children, including conflict resolution
Observe and report to the guide the activities of the children
Help guide with general classroom management
Thacher teaching staff members strive for the following qualities:
Flexibility in addressing childrens needs
Excellent observation skills
A sense of humility with peers
Great communication skills
The ability to listen and be present
Located within a half-mile of Boston city limits, the school enjoys a rich cultural and geographic diversity in a natural setting, lying between a 7,000-acre nature preserve and The Wakefield Estate, a 23-acre arboretum with livestock and specimen gardens, used for the adolescent program. Each of our 10 classrooms in a 1989 building designed for Montessori schooling is led by a Montessori trained guide, assisted by a second faculty member and, at the elementary and adolescent levels, specialists. The school is AMS accredited for all ages and recognized at the 0-3 and 3-6 levels by AMI. With a strong foundation built over the last 40 years, the school is poised to carry out its mission as a learning organization in new ways, with the help of our staff.
Please send letter of interest and resume to Don Grace, Head of School,, by July 17, 2015.

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