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Montessori International Preschool is recruiting an Assistant

This is a temporary position (maternity leave cover) located at our Frederiksberg preschool, starting on 1st April 2022.

Requirements:
• Fluent English or Danish speaker (preferably either language as mother tongue)
• Experience caring for children aged 3-6 years old
• Experience working in the Montessori environment (preferably minimum 6 months)
• Creative person with experience in making art activities for 3-6 year old children
• Strong interest in food preparation and baking

Responsibilities:
• To assist and support the Montessori Teachers in their everyday routines
• To care for the children both indoors and in the playground
• To follow the Montessori principles in all tasks and activities
• To maintain order and cleanliness of the environment on a daily basis
• To help guide the children through self-directed activities
• To create arts and crafts activities following the monthly themes
• To guide the children in food preparation and baking activities
• To foster a nurturing and stimulating environment, allowing the children to develop at their own pace
• To help the children to work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect.

Environment:
• Montessori environment: guidelines and policies to be respected throughout the preschool
• International setting, children and staff from over 20 different countries
• Environmentally-friendly and healthy working environment
• Organic and vegetarian lunch and snacks
• Holidays when the preschool is closed.

Qualities, Characteristics and Values:
• A genuine delight in working with children
• Patient, calm, caring and compassionate with a positive outlook
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Natural team player with an optimistic mindset
• Enthusiastic and stable character with integrity
• Ability to deal positively with change; flexible and collaborative approach to work
• Responsible and a strong ability to take initiative
• Discreet, trustworthy and respectful nature.

If you are interested in this position and feel that you would be a good candidate for our team, please send your application and two references to Isabelle Valentine: info@montessoripreschool.dk. The deadline for application is 15th February 2022.

Note: We will prioritise native English or native Danish speakers.

We are looking forward to welcoming the ideal candidate to our Montessori community!

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For unsolicited applications:

For your information, we prefer hiring native English speakers so unless your English is at that level, we will not consider your application.

Also, for teacher positions, we only hire Montessori trained teachers with either an AMI or AMS degree. We also require at least 3 years of experience as a Montessori teacher in a full 3-6 (Casa) Montessori environment. If you do not have these credentials, your application will not be considered for a teacher position.

Thank you.

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Have a nice day!