Career Opportunities at Daycroft

Head Teacher for Toddler Classroom

Requirements:

  • Montessori AMI or AMS credential (Toddler preferred) and/or Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Understanding, calm mannerism, and patience are vital requirements
  • Strong leadership skills that models kind and consistant classroom management skills
  • Must meet/or be willing to receive all of the required training for Michigan Licensed toddler programs
  • Knowledge of developmental stages of toddlers
  • Experience working with Toddlers

Responsiblities:

  • Caring for Toddlers' basic needs
  • Preparing the Montessori enviornment
  • Communicating daily with parents
  • Supervising classroom assistants
  • Set individualized curriculum for students
  • Aid in the development of this new program for Daycroft

Job Type: Full-time

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@daycroft.org

Substitute Teacher

Substitute teachers work collaboratively with a co-teacher in a Daycroft classroom or by themselves in specials to help implement our mission: to provide a personalized learning environment which appreciates individual differences, nurtures the whole child, and enables students to develop at their own pace and achieve to their full potential.

Responsibilities

General
  • Establish effective relationships with co-teacher and students.
  • Take necessary precautions to provide safety and security of students.
  • Communicate effectively and problem-solve issues, when needed.
Classrooms
  • Assist classroom co-teacher with lessons and management of students’ work plans (K-8).
  • Provide support to students during their work period.
  • Provide supervision on playground during recess.
Specials Including Art, Library/Technology, Music, Spanish and Physical Education
  • Follow the lesson plan provided by the specials teacher.
  • Provide support to students, as needed.
Lunchroom
  • Set-up lunchroom and food.
  • Assist children with serving their food.
  • Supervise students during lunch and clean-up time.
  • Clean lunchroom dishes and kitchen when lunch is over.
After-school Care
  • Assist supervisor with setting up room.
  • Supervisor children and provide support when needed.
  • Assist with school closing procedure at the end of the day.

Requirements

  • Four-year degree in education or related field
  • Montessori certification (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communications skills

Application Procedure:

Apply online. Please send cover letter and resumes to Michele Buchanan at: hr@daycroft.org

About Daycroft:

Daycroft is one of Washtenaw County's leading independent Montessori schools. Daycroft is a non-profit school of ~180 students, preschool through 8th grade. Daycroft’s mission is to provide a personalized learning environment that appreciates individual differences, nurtures the whole child, and enables students to develop at their own pace and achieve to their full potential. Our strengths are our teachers, community, leadership and the relentless pursuit of exceptional results.

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