Maple Knoll Communities
  • 23-Feb-2021 to 24-Apr-2021 (CST)
  • Child Center
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

Maple Knoll Montessori Child Center is a private school located on the campus of Maple Knoll Retirement Village in Springdale, OH. We are currently seeking a Montessori certified Teacher.

General Position Description

The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children's cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.

This position reports to Child Center Director

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
  • Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards.
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Participate and prepare for two parent evening meetings.
  • Completes all mandatory in-service training within the designated time frames. Proactively maintains licensure and/or certifications necessary to perform the job.
  • Be responsible to acquire the 6 hours of in-service training required annually by the State of Ohio.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience relating with older persons and volunteers important.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Montessori Certified

We offer an exemplary benefit package which includes medical and 401(k), as well as company paid life insurance and Paid Time Off hours (PTO).


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