Classroom Assistant

A unique opportunity to be on the ground floor of a brand new, authentic Montessori school in the heart of Chicago!

Position: Full or Part Time Classroom Assistant

Spark Montessori is a start up Montessori school that seeks classroom assistants to support its Toddler (15 months to 3 years) and Primary (3 – 6 years) classrooms.

Key Candidate Skills and Attributes:

  • Alignment with organizational mission and values
  • Interest in the Montessori pedagogy and a passion for working with children
  • Ability to collaborate well with the lead teacher
  • Track record of reliability
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and growth
  • Flexibility: as a start up, staff must be willing and able to creatively and pro-actively solve problems

Credential Requirements:

  • Prior experience working in an Early Childhood Education center (Montessori preferred)
  • Montessori Paraprofessional training is a plus
  • Meet the DCFS requirements for an assistant

Compensation will be competitive and based on experience. Professional development opportunities will be offered.

School Location: Across the street from Horner Park in Chicago.



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