Our requirement for

Montessori Coordinator

Job Description

Qualifications Degree in Early Childhood Education (NTT, Montessori, ECE, CIDTT trained) compulsory.

Experience Minimum 2 years of Montessori teaching experience

Main Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Infant, Toddler and Montessori Teachers and/or with Management to oversee all aspects of classroom program planning, implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the school’s appropriate practices.
  • Provide expert advice in Montessori programming and interact with parents during PTM and on need basis.
  • Regularly attend training/workshops and read journals to keep abreast of current developments in the area of expertise.
  • Provide ongoing mentoring and coaching to teaching staff through spending time in classrooms to introduce and support new ideas, strategies, etc.
  • Work with teachers in moving along the continuum of implementing the Curriculum.
  • Work with Montessori classroom staff on understanding and implementing documentation as part of their curricular work.
  • Work with Montessori classroom staff on learning about and implementing increased technology for communication.
  • Work with classroom staff to have an understanding of progressive early childhood education and to continually learn and grow.
  • Interviewing prospective candidates for respective positions through Internal Job Posting.
  • Conducting performance reviews and performance review conversations of all Montessori classroom teachers during the time of appraisal.
  • Supervise the use of physical space so that classrooms, common areas, and playgrounds are clean and safe.
  • Provide an attractive and welcoming environment in which learning is made visible through children’s artwork or displays that promote a child’s self-esteem.
  • Provide oversight to assure that these experiences are positive ones. Guides teachers for creation of assessment, report cards, diary writing, portfolios, etc.,
  • Observe and guide teachers on a daily basis.
  • Actively participate in regularly scheduled administrative team meetings to address health and safety, facilities, operations, human resources or other concerns.
  • Keep staff apprised of professional development opportunities.

 

Individual Responsibilities:

  • Be flexible in scheduling to meet the needs of the overall program
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and commitment to confidentiality
  • Show initiative in problem-solving and be open to new ideas
  • Approach challenges with imagination and a sense of humor
  • Create a welcoming, positive environment at school.

 

Additional Skills

  • Ability to train and evaluate teaching staff.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written in English.
  • Ability to interact with families in a nurturing, compassionate, and sincere manner.
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with MS Office – MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint and digital imaging programs.