Preschool Teacher

MacDonald Montessori School – Saint Paul, MN

To provide a warm, nurturing, safe, and loving environment for children ages 6 weeks to 8 years where self-concepts are enhanced and individuals are respected. Program and environment encourages curiosity in which the child can discover, explore, be challenged and problem solve. A rich environment that accepts children as they are and encourages the total development of children and fosters their individual needs, interests, and talents. Collaboration with children, parents, and staff.

Bachelors degree in any field and experience with children preferred. Or, teachers, assistant teachers and aides qualified by the Minnesota State licensing child care guidelines.

MacDonald Montessori School is a blend of Montessori and Reggio-inspired philosophies. Both offering a loving atmosphere that is aesthetically pleasing, where children, teachers and parents can live and learn together. It is an environment that is relaxed and a place where parents and teachers see the image of the child as powerful and competent.

To offer a program that meets the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social needs of both individual and the group

To prepare a warm and safe environment that is orderly, clean and appealing and permits the child to grow and explore

To use appropriate positive and consistent discipline with individuals and groups of children and to train staff by modeling and guidance

To be dependable, punctual, and flexible in the performance of your job.

To develop new materials, alternate older materials and request purchased materials to provide variety and stimulation for the children.

To attend in service meetings and any needed planning sessions.

Current Job Openings

Join a fun, creative, collaborative group of educators. We provide a program that combines quality care, education, the arts, music, drama, movement and dance for young children. We are looking for teachers (4 year degree in any field), teacher assistants (2 year degree or 24 credits) and aides (high school diploma).

Please send your resume to aaron@macdonaldmontessori.org