Babillard d’emploi

  • Date de clôture: Sep 30, 2018

Child Development Assistant

Offre d'emploi #1972

  • The Montessori School of Calgary (Calgary)

Child Development Assistant (formerly Level 1) 1.0 FTE
Start: September 4, 2018


The Montessori School of Calgary is a well-established, AMI certified non-profit independent school
committed to offering authentic Montessori preschool and elementary programs for children ages 3 – 12.
MSofC has operated since the mid-1980s and is housed in a Heritage building, the former Cliff Bungalow
School, in downtown Calgary, AB.
Reporting to the School Principal, the successful applicant will join a small, multidisciplinary team
responsible for assisting with the educational experience for the multi-age (3 – 6-year-old) preschool
children and full day kindergarten students.
The successful candidate:
A warm and nurturing mannerism, as well as a positive and happy disposition are essential. AMI training
and a familiarity with the Montessori pedagogical approach to education and an understanding of
Montessori philosophy, curriculum and implementation is an asset. This individual is responsible for
modeling and promoting the School’s mission, vision and policies within the school and its community. The
key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Ensure the program operates at all times in compliance with all child care licensing standards
- Assisting Guide by redirecting children to work and aiding children who require assistance
- Work collaboratively with Guide to prepare environment each morning and participate in lunch
and snack duties, bathroom duties, playground duties
- Share responsibility for maintaining program equipment in good repair; assist with toy/equipment
disinfecting
- Share responsibility for maintaining and organizing the classroom environment and making
materials
- Engage in positive collaboration with the Montessori guide
- Participate in regular fire drills and other emergency procedures
- Participate in ongoing professional development
Skills and Experience
- Minimum: Child Development Assistant Certification
- Police reference check screening with vulnerable sector search
- Standard Child Care First Aid and CPR/AED Level B certification an asset
- Understanding of the stages of child development and theories of development
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Desire to work collaboratively with staff, children and their families
- Proven ability to work both independently and flexibly in a team setting
- Minimum two-year experience in a Montessori environment and French is an asset
Montessori School of Calgary offers:
- Competitive wage and benefits package $18 - $20/hour
- Professional development opportunities
- Supportive, respectful and fun work environment with a genuine commitment to AMI Montessori
principles
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30pm
Please submit your resume in confidence to: Email: patti.vanzeyl@msofc.ca