Career Opportunities

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Rosarian Academy seeks substitute teachers for daily instructional needs. This is a per diem position that is required for Early Childhood, Lower and Middle School. Qualifications: A BA degree and experience teaching students in one or more divisions: Early Childhood, Lower School and Middle School. Teaching and or Assistant Teaching experience is preferred. Strong organizational and communication skills as well as a love for working with children or young adults is required.

    To Apply: please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

    Employment is open to qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. EOE/DFWP.

Montessori Lead Teacher

(1-3-year-old students)

Updated August 2022

The Montessori teachers at Rosarian Academy are guides who help direct his/her students’ activities academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach fullest potential in these developmental areas, in accordance with Montessori philosophy and procedures for the age group in which the Montessori Certification is held. The teacher is also responsible for maintaining the operation of the classroom in accordance with the Department of Health guidelines and requirements. The Montessori teacher performs his/her services under the direction and supervision of the Early Childhood Director/Administration.

Qualifications: Lead teachers have Montessori certifications from a Montessori Accreditation Committee for Teacher Education (MACTE) approved program (AMS, AMI, NCME, NAMTA etc.) for the level in which they teach and a four-year college degree. Must have completed a 45-Hour Child Care Training Course as required by DCF or be willing to complete upon hiring. Good interpersonal skills are necessary. The teacher should have the ability to work not only with children but with parents and other staff members as well. A positive and open attitude toward all children is a requirement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Embody the mission and vision of Rosarian Academy
  • Responsible for preparation of the classroom environment, materials and equipment; ensures that all materials are in good repair and all sets complete. Develops and makes materials when needed.
  • Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum. Give appropriate presentations and establish a recordkeeping system to track the children’s progress.
  • Supervise the classroom assistant, aide, interns, substitutes, and parent volunteers. Provide necessary instruction and training for those assisting in the classroom environment.
  • Promote good communication among staff members.
  • Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating conflict resolution through Conscious Discipline and Grace and Courtesy lessons.
  • Stay within classroom budget every year.
  • Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents. Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and educating parents in Montessori philosophy.
  • Plan and host Parent Education events.
  • Supervise children on the playground.
  • Fills out accident reports as needed.
  • Participates in monthly fire drills and code drills.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the classroom inside and out.
  • Assist with drop-off and pick-up in the morning and afternoon.
  • Assist in the planning and maintenance of the outdoor environment.
  • Assess prospective children when they visit the school.
  • Assist with diapering and toilet training as necessary.
  • Provide first aid as needed and complete the appropriate forms for parents.
  • Comply with all continuing education requirements.
  • Be at the school at 7:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., reserving one afternoon a week for faculty meetings as scheduled.
  • Fulfill other related duties as assigned by Administration.
  • Completion of VIRTUS Training
  • Ability to move about the school building(s) and campus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and positively with parents, students, administration, and a variety of people and personality styles.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position must perform in carrying out the essential functions of the position.

Physical Demands: Walk, look downward, turn neck, sit, bend, stand, stoop, squat, reach, push, and pull. Climb (infrequently), grasp and manipulate materials and supplies, lift and carry items up to twenty (30) pounds, and use sight, hearing, and speaking.

Working Conditions: Indoor classrooms, exposure to: students noise and music, odors of food and science projects, possible communicable diseases or unruly students. Outdoor schoolyard and playgrounds, exposure to temperatures, dust, rains and wind, and pesticides.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

To Apply: please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and [email protected]

Employment is open to qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. EOE/DFWP.

Employment is open to qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. EOE/DFWP.

Job Title: Part-Time Early Childhood Aftercare Assistant

Monday – Friday

2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. regular school dismissal time)

12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. dismissal time)

11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Noon dismissal time)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Instructors are responsible for the creation of all materials related to activities. Prior to distribution, all materials must be pre-approved by Rosarian Academy.
  • Daily attendance records must be submitted to the Main Office within 30 minutes of the start of each daily session. (No later than 3:25)
  • Work collaboratively and productively with fellow aftercare teachers and other staff members
  • Change diapers as needed
  • Actively participate in professional development, faculty meetings and events when required
  • Supervise children on the playground
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of the Learning Environment
  • Provide direct instruction with homework
  • Discipline as necessary – always try re-direction first, conscious discipline, and anticipating problems before they arise! Observe, Observe, Observe!
  • Be attentive of children – remind them of ground rules as needed – redirect, resolve problems as they arise, etc. Always treat all children with dignity and respect.
  • Communicate with parents in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Direct any concerns about a child’s progress, development or behavior to the other aftercare teachers.
  • Keep area neat and tidy
  • Instruct students to use the restroom before going home.
  • Ensure students look tidy (ex. face and hands washed, noses wiped)

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree preferred (but not required)
  • Experience in a Montessori/Early Childhood Learning Environment preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organized, flexible and team-oriented
  • Ability to work effectively with infant and preschool children
  • Willingness to learn about Montessori Education and Conscious Discipline
  • Must have completed 45-Hour Child Care Training Course as required by DCF or be willing to complete upon hiring
  • CPR and First Aid Certified

Physical Requirements:

  • Be able to work in an environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges and a varied and diverse array of contacts
  • Be able to repetitively bend and kneel
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Be able to stand and move around for prolonged periods of time

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

To Apply: please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and [email protected]

Employment is open to qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. EOE/DFWP.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 precautions will be in line with current CDC guidelines as well as local and state government regulations.