Employment

The Missoula Community School, a non-profit preschool, is currently hiring.

Part time staff and teachers:

We are currently hiring a part-time After Care Assistant Teacher.

Hours

2:30pm – 5:30pm Monday through Friday

Position
Assist teacher in all aspects of implementing program of early childhood education and care for children ages 2 through 5 years of age. The contract begins ASAP and ends June 6, 2019, with the potential of a new contract extended for the following school year.

Rate of pay
$11/hour

Experience and Qualifications
Experience with young children in an educational setting and knowledge of child development is needed. The Assistant Teacher must be prepared to use the MCS philosophy as a framework to assist in all areas of the after care program. He/She will respond sensitively and creatively to the needs of individual children and families, and above all, ensure the physical and emotional safety of all children. This person must relate well to children and adults, and possess qualities of maturity, enthusiasm, patience and good judgment as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. The person selected for this position must possess a passion for working with children and families and a strong desire to be on the forefront of creating a vital and unique education program in a progressive, community oriented environment. Working as a team is critical, and as such the person selected must be flexible, creative, and committed to alternative education.

The Assistant Teacher must:

  • complete approved CPR and 1st Aid courses prior to working with MCS children
  • complete required licensing training within 90 days of hire
  • provide documentation of immunizations as required by the state licensing agency
  • complete a background check
  • have experience working with young children

Full time staff and teachers: 

We are currently seeking a full time Assistant Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.

Hours

9:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday

Ability to add hours Fridays if desired

Position

Assist teacher in all aspects of implementing program of early childhood education and care for children ages 2 through 5 years of age, this position specific to our 2-3 year old classroom. The contract begins asap and ends June 7, 2019, with the potential of a new contract extended for the following school year.

Compensation

Position is $11/hour

Full Time Assistants Teachers:

  • Are eligible to participate in group health insurance plan; school covers 90% of insurance.
  • Are eligible to participate in a health savings account; school contributes $200 with employee welcome to add more to this fund, pretax.
  • Receive PTO.

Experience and Qualifications

Experience with young children in an educational setting and knowledge of child development is needed. The Teacher Assistant must be prepared to use the MCS philosophy as a framework to assist in all areas of the class including, activities and field trips. He/She will respond sensitively and creatively to the needs of individual children and families, and above all, ensure the physical and emotional safety of all children. This person must relate well to children and adults, and possess qualities of maturity, enthusiasm, patience and good judgment as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. The person selected for this position must possess a passion for working with children and families and a strong desire to be on the forefront of creating a vital and unique education program in a progressive, community oriented environment. Working as a team is critical, and as such the person selected must be flexible, creative, and committed to alternative education.

The Assistant Teacher must:

  • complete approved CPR and 1st Aid courses prior to working with MCS children
  • complete required licensing training within 90 days of hire
  • provide documentation of immunizations as required by the state licensing agency
  • complete a background check
  • have experience working with young children

Responsibilities of the Teacher Assistant include but are not limited to:

  • Providing a safe, clean and nurturing environment
  • Assist in implementing planned activities/curriculum
  • Maintain confidentiality of staff and families at all times
  • Display professionalism, including being punctual, dependable, flexible, a committed team member, and willing to follow the school’s policies and procedures.

To apply 

Send resume and cover letter to:

Missoula Community School

239 Sth. 5th. Street West

Missoula, MT 59801

Or email above documents to i n f o @ m i s s o u l a c o m m u n i t y s c h o o l . o r g