Address.11820 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852

Tel. 301-230-0901

© 2018 by Metro Montessori

The Extended Day Program is to support the Infants and Toddlers who stay beyond the end of the Montessori day. Our goal is to provide a healthy environment that allows for nourishment, rest, play, social interaction and study as appropriate. These activities are to be consistent with the principles of Montessori philosophy. 

 

Qualifications:
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent, some college preferred.

  • Minimum one-year related experience, preferred.

  • 45-hour Infant Toddler Training.

  • 9-hour Communication class.

  • 3-hour ADA.

  • Desire to further the understanding and practice of Montessori philosophy.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Evidence of continuing education and professional growth to include meeting all necessary requirements as established by state law and regulatory agencies.

  • Must be able to pass a background check.

  • Within first 30 days of employment must be able to meet all necessary requirements as established by state law and regulatory agencies.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Promotes parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships. 

  • Promotes feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers. 

  • Greets infants and their parents warmly and with enthusiasm each morning. 

  • Assures that each infant and toddler is warmly greeted upon arrival; each infant is held; and each child is gradually assisted to become a part of the community. 

  • Talks, sings, and reads to infants frequently. 

  • Responds quickly in a soothing and tender manner to infants' cries or calls of distress. 

  • Responds consistently to infants' needs for food and comfort. 

  • Implements individualized feeding plans for children; respects individual preferences and eating styles; sits with infants and shares family-style meal; models manners and good nutrition. 

  • Tends to children's personal hygiene needs, remaining especially attentive to them during routines such as diaper changing, cleaning, feeding, and changing soiled or wet clothes. 

  • Respects infants' curiosity about each other; ensures that children treat each other gently. 

  • Organizes each day's activities to provide children with a variety of experiences and opportunities that allow them to develop curiosity, initiative, problem-solving skills, and creativity, as well as a sense of self and a feeling of belonging to the group. 

  • Maintains a safe, clean, care-giving environment, practices good personal hygiene and hand washing, and assures the well-being and safety of all of the children in that environment. 

  • Maintains a positive, calm attitude and a pleasant, soothing voice, and models this attitude and voice for parents and others working in the environment. 

  • Maintains a neat, well organized, and attractive prepared environment.

  • Works to develop close and effective relationships with parents, including opportunities to discuss and understand the child’s individual progress.

  • Follows the school’s policies and procedures for student evaluation and record keeping, meeting all due dates as required. 

  • Models and implements positive classroom leadership and management.

  • Oversee and direct a Classroom Assistant.

  • Required attendance and participation in all staff meetings.

  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and work in an outdoor playground environment for extended periods of time while supervising children.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

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