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Seton Montessori School – Teaching Assistant Positions

October 30, 2017 | Employment Opportunities

Infant-Toddler and Early Childhood Assistant Teacher Positions open at Seton Montessori School, a Lab School of Seton Montessori Institute

We are currently seeking experienced, creative classroom assistants and substitute teachers to work in our Infant-Toddler (2 months – 3 years of age) and Early Childhood (ages 3 – 6) classrooms. Candidates should be interested in serving young children within a Montessori classroom experience, must be willing to accompany children and support their learning and growth both indoors and outside year-round, and must be open to learning about the Montessori approach to education.

Required Qualifications:

o High School Diploma required. Undergraduate coursework in early childhood and previous related experience preferred

o Commitment to learning about Montessori philosophy and education

o Physical dexterity and ability to lift children up to 50 pounds

o Ability to collaborate with a dynamic teaching team

o Commitment to continued professional development

We provide First Aid and CPR training to all staff, as well as Montessori Paraprofessional training.

Seton Montessori School is an AMS and NAEYC accredited independent school, established in 1965, and located in the Western Suburbs of the city of Chicago. Seton Montessori School is a Lab School for Seton Montessori Institute, which certifies teachers and administrators and offers professional development programs to the greater Montessori community. Our school, located on a 4-acre wooded campus, serves children from Infants (2 months) through age 12.

We have four Infant and Toddler classrooms and 6 Early Childhood classes, all led by certified Montessori educators, and the starting salary for this position is based on previous experience, education and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package and are an equal opportunity employer.


o Competitive salary

o Paid sick, personal and professional days for eligible staff

o Medical, dental and vision insurance

o 401K investment plans

o Paid professional development opportunities

Please send cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.

See our website for more information about our organization:

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