Employment Opportunities

Aftercare Assistant

Thacher Montessori School is accepting applications for Aftercare Assistants for the 2021-22 school year.

Thacher Montessori School is looking for aftercare assistants, from 2:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Friday for the school year 2021-22 to assist with after-school activities, sports, crafts, snack time, and dismissal as the children are picked up.

The preferred assistant candidate will have:

· Experience working with children

· A warm and caring personality

· Respect for Diversity

· A cooperative team approach

The assistant shall focus on the following tasks in the classroom:

· Planning and supervising activities for the children such as arts and crafts, quiet activities, and recess.

· Help children with tasks in the aftercare rooms · Help redirect/focus children, including conflict resolution

· Maintain cleanliness of shelves, puzzles, board games, and overall classroom

Thacher staff members possess the following qualities:

· Flexibility in addressing children’s needs

· Excellent observation skills

· A sense of humility with peers

· Direct, respectful communication

· Embrace Thacher core values in everyday life

· Respect JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion) principles

· The ability to listen and be present

· Sense of Humor

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Deba Dunn, Head of School at employment@thacherschool.org.

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The Montessori Teacher

Located within a half-mile of Boston city limits, the school enjoys a rich cultural and geographic diversity in a natural setting, lying between a 7,000-acre nature preserve and The Wakefield Estate, a 23-acre arboretum with livestock and specimen gardens.

Each of our 11 classrooms in a 1989 building designed for Montessori schooling is led by a Montessori trained guide, assisted by a second faculty member and, at the elementary and adolescent levels, specialists. The school is AMS accredited for all ages and recognized at the 0-3 and 3-6 levels by AMI. With a strong foundation built over the last 46 years, the school is poised to carry out its missions as a fully realized and still developing Montessori community.