Seven Oaks Academy

New Year - New Career? Join our team as an Assistant Montessori Teacher

Reference ID : 68513
Location : Lilburn, GA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

Make a Difference in the Lives of Children and Their Families While Having FUN as Part of a Collaborative Team!


To continue the application process please click on this link for two assessments from Predictive Index. Each will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete.


https://assessment.predictiveindex.com/bo/Y2u/Teacher


Would you like to...

  • Work for an organization that values you as an individual?
  • Have fun while being an educator to young children?
  • Work in a beautiful facility with a supportive team?
  • Earn a competitive wage with great benefits & opportunities for growth

Seven Oaks Academy is a privately owned and operated preschool with a dynamic history of serving our local community in Lilburn, GA since 1988. Our core values which we hire, train, retain and assess our team needs include:


1) Respect - We place a high value of respect for our children and their families, each other as teammates, ourselves as individuals, our local community, the reputation of our school and the cultural diversity of our world.

2) No Excuses - Each person on our team is accountable for their own "B.E.D." - we do not Blame; Excuse or Deny. We are reliable, on time, responsible and dedicated to early learning.

3) Play Dough - We are fun like play dough by being creative, enthusiastic about life and positive go-getters.

4) Team Player - We are humble, supportive, have each others back, dedicated, compassionate team players that trust each other to achieve our goals.


Join an Exceptional Team in an environment filled with smiling faces and friendly attitudes. As a member of the Seven Oaks Team, you are valued and an important part of our success. Our teachers are lifelong learners dedicated to supporting each family we serve.


Enjoy exciting and innovative benefits such as:

  • A relaxed and casual uniform so you can be comfortable while maintaining a professionalism workplace environment.
  • Quarterly Team Bonding Activities
  • Paid Time Off for Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, and your Birthday, too!
  • Annual anniversary "bonus pay" and quarterly " bonus achievements pay"
  • Monthly Team Member of The Month recognition program
  • Annual Team Community Service Project

Seven Oaks Academy is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Duties

Seven Oaks Academy is seeking a caring, motivated and nurturing professional to join our team as a Montessori Assistant Teacher.

Under general supervision of the Lead Guide, the Montessori Assistant Teacher will work to ensure that the classroom runs smoothly, that all children are taken care of academically, emotionally, socially and physically and that families and their assistants are taken care of.

The Lead Montessori Teacher will ensure that the environment is properly prepared for the children each day. The lead Montessori Teacher shall ensure that each child is challenged to reach their maximum potential. 



When you join our team as an Assistant Teacher you will\:

  • Assist Lead Guides (Montessori) with the implementation of AMS Montessori curriculum in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child; create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn.
  • Partner with parents with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children.
  • Support your center's success; partner with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, accreditation, and engagement.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state licensing authorities, community contacts and corporate partners.

Requirements

Other duties include:

1) Maintain Environment and Records

a) Prepare an environment in which the furnishings and materials are complete and correspond to the needs of the group.

b) Be responsible for the care and maintenance of classroom materials, i.e. maintain an orderly environment, keep it clean, and in like-new condition. The children are to be brought into this responsibility.

c) Maintain inventory of the classroom.

d) Maintain current attendance records.

e) Complete, maintain and submit academic records and other records/reports during the year as requested by the Principal.


2) Communicate with Grace and Courtesy

a) With parents:

i) Maintain relationships with parents. The Teacher's relationship with the

parents is vital to the parents' feeling of security in leaving their child in our

hands. We are in the trust business.

ii) Have on-going communication with parents in regard to their child's spe 


Required Skills and Experience\:

  • A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day.
  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens.
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English and Spanish

A Montessori assistant teacher must have one of the following credentials/degrees listed below.

Valid Paraprofessional Certificate (issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission)

Valid Child Development Associate (CDA) credential (issued by the Council for Professional Recognition)

TCC (Technical Certificate of Credit) in Early Childhood Education TCD (Technical College Diploma) in Early Childhood Education

AA, AS, AAS, AAT (Associate Degree)

BA, BS (Bachelor Degree)

Georgia Teaching Certificate (issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission)

MA, MS (Master's Degree)

Specialist Degree or PhD


A CDA credential is valid for three years from the award date, after which it may be renewed in three-year increments. Information regarding the CDA credential is available through the Council for Professional Recognition at www.cdacouncil.org. For information regarding enrollment in Associate Degree, Technical College Diploma, and Technical Certificate of Credit programs, refer to the Technical College System of Georgia website at www.tcsg.edu.

Nice To Haves

Fluent Spanish Speaker

Benefits

Join an Exceptional Team in an environment filled with smiling faces and friendly attitudes. As a member of the Seven Oaks Team, you are valued and an important part of our success. Our teachers and staff are lifelong learners dedicated to supporting each family we serve.


Enjoy exciting and innovative benefits such as:

  • A relaxed and casual uniform so you can be comfortable while maintaining a professionalism workplace environment.
  • Quarterly Team Bonding Activities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid Time Off for Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, and your Birthday, too!
  • Annual anniversary "bonus pay"
  • Monthly Team Member of The Month recognition program
  • Annual Team Community Service Project

About Us

Seven Oaks Academy is a Montessori preschool in Lilburn, Georgia. Our mission is to plant seeds where a child can blossom, explore and more.


We celebrate each child's individuality and help them discover how they can best contribute to our world and culture. All children are naturally curious and love to learn; we support this innate drive by providing environments that meet children's developmental needs, by having a staff of loving and well-prepared adults, and by building a community of families that actively support our mission.


Why do so many families choose Montessori?


Individualized learning

Lessons are designed and given to each child when they are most ready to learn.


Whole child education

Social, emotional, and physical development is emphasized along with academic skills.


Empowered by choice

Freedom to move and choose activities fosters independence and self-confidence.


Supported by research

Current neurology and human development research consistently backs Montessori.


Visit www.sevenoaksacademy.org for more information about our school.



Salary : $15 to $19/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Lilburn, GA

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