St. Catherine's Montessori, Houston

Teacher

Elementary (6-12)

Listed 13 October 2022

Elementary Guide

Job Purpose:

To guide the children in their growth toward independence and self-discipline in a nurturing, loving way by modeling respect and creating a culture of peace. The expectation is to demonstrate an attitude of service and contribute to a cooperative atmosphere within the whole school community by living a Christ-like spirit.

We can also sponsor the trainings if requested.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the classroom environment, materials and equipment; ensure that all materials are in good repair and all sets complete. Develop and make materials when needed.
  • Plan and implement Montessori curriculum. Give engaging presentations with Montessori materials that children will want to use on their own. Establish a record keeping system to track the children’s progress.
  • Supervise the classroom assistant and collaborate with the assistant to maintain the optimal learning environment.
  • Record daily attendance of the students.
  • Assist children to progress at their own pace and gradually discover their potential while helping them to help themselves. Create a calm and joyful atmosphere in an environment that allows each child to connect to productive work.
  • Have a positive and open attitude toward children and respect them as individuals. Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating conflict resolution and Grace and Courtesy lessons.
  • Foster growth towards independence and social responsibility.
  • Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents. Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences and educate parents in the Montessori philosophy.