Outdoor Program Assistant

Spark Montessori is a brand new Montessori school that seeks a classroom assistant in the afternoon to support both its classrooms and Outdoor program for Toddler (15 months to 3 years) and Primary (3 – 6 years) classrooms.

Key Candidate Skills and Attributes:

• A love of nature and the outdoors
• Alignment with organizational mission and values
• Experience working with young children
• Ability to seamlessly integrate into a classroom
• Openness to coaching by lead teachers or administration
• Track record of reliability and dependability
• Ability to work with all age groups and/or support daily school operations

Key Benefits to the Position:

• Ability to shape Spark Montessori’s nature-based program in the afternoon
• Work with young children while outdoors in Horner Park (includes 1/2 mile walk in nature along the river, garden space, and a nature play space in the future

Credential Requirements:

• Prior experience working in Early Childhood Education a plus but not necessary
• Early Childhood Education credit hours a plus but not necessary
• Ability to pass a criminal background check
• 3 written character references
• Medical examination within the last 2 years