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Montessori of the Rio Grande – EA (June 19, 2019)

Educational Assistant

Position Title:

Educational Assistant

Position Location:

Montessori of the Rio Grande Charter School

Job Description: 

Classroom assistants at MRGC work with students ranging in age from Pre-K to 3rd grade in multi-age classrooms.

  • Helps lead teacher prepare environment for students.
  • Monitor students in the classroom during work cycle.
  • Provide support and supervise for non-instructional times such as lunch, recess, and bathroom.
  • Serves as a role model for developing students’ language and behavior.
  • Complies with state-approved Code of Ethics of the Education Profession and upholds and enforces rules, administrative directives and regulations, governance board policies, and local, state and federal regulations.
  • Articulates and facilitates the implementation of the mission and values of Montessori of the Rio Grande Charter School.
  • Safeguards confidentiality of privileged information.
  • Shares the responsibility for the supervision and care of school inventory, proper and safe use of facilities, equipment and supplies, and reports safety hazards promptly.
  • Maintains professional relationships and works cooperatively with employees, the community and other professionals.
  • Maintains professional competence through individual and staff training.
  • Attends staff meetings and participates on committees within area of responsibility.
  • Performs other tasks related to area of responsibilities as requested or assigned by an immediate supervisor.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Satisfactory completion of background check
  • Licensure based on State Department of Education Regulation No. 90-5
  • Preferred: Experience and or knowledge of Montessori practice and materials

Contact Information

Deborah Henwood

Contract days: 176
Start Date: 8/5/2019

Please email a cover letter and resume.