Mandala Montessori is currently looking for a Lead Montessori Guide to join our team. The lead Montessori guide position requires a love of children, patience and respect for the developmental needs of the children and adherence to the Montessori Method. It is important that the lead Montessorian positively model the dual concepts of grace and courtesy within the classroom setting. Guides will create and maintain an environment in line with the goals and values of Mandala Montessori. Guides take responsibility for developing and implementing a program of curriculum that promotes the spiritual, social, emotional, physical, and academic development of each child. The following duties and responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the Mandala Administration Team.
At least two years of experience in Early Childhood Education. Must hold a certificate from an accredited AMI or AMS Montessori program, as well as meet the qualifications of education and experience as stated in The Minnesota Department of Human Services Licensing Rule 3. In addition they must be able to:
Must pass a fingerprint background check
Must complete Pediatric CPR/ First Aid and Abusive Head Trauma certificates immediately upon hire
Must keep with DHS required professional development 20-40 hours per school year depending on professional education
Must have effective and strong communication skills (orally and written)
Must demonstrate collaboration and success in working as a member of a team
Must be willing to work flexible hours in order to meet the needs of the program
Able to take directions from supervisors and follow through
Strong work ethic
Ability to adapt to children and school needs
Participates in school events and staff meetings
Must have an open mind and be willing to entertain new ideas and concepts
Must have physical capacity and stamina to work with pre-school/Kindergarten aged children and be dependable
Appreciate the importance of the program and philosophy Mandala Montessori espouses
Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
Must welcome diversity in all forms!
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