Seeking to fill three positions:

  1. Full Time Classroom Assistant
  2. Part Time After School Teacher
  3. Part Time After School Assistant

About Us:

Salado Montessori is a newly-formed one-classroom Primary located in Salado, a small artist village one hour north of Austin on the edge of the Texas Hill Country.   We are looking for folks interested in a lasting career with us or in Montessori education.  

About You:

The ideal candidates will come with a general awareness of Montessori activities or be open to acquiring knowledge of the Montessori philosophy and a love for children.

Pay and Benefits:  Negotiable hourly wage based on education and experience, funding for professional development, and tuition remission for children enrolled at our school.  

Education and Qualifications: Must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or its equivalent and have childcare experience.  College education a plus.  

How to apply: Please e-mail Chelsey@SaladoMontessori.com with your resume and personal statement.  For questions, please call Chelsey at 254-947-4005.

  1. Full-Time Primary Classroom Assistant

Dedication to supporting the work of the teacher (guide) is the basic attitude needed for an effective assistant.  The person selected for this position will be responsible for assisting the guide in the general supervision and management of a class of children between the ages of 2 and 6 years of age.  

Duties include, but are not limited to:

- Assist in the preparation of the environment.

- Supporting the guide.  

- Work with individual or small groups of children as directed by the guide.

- Perform any special tasks assigned by the guide.  

- Observe the children’s behavior and communicate these observations to the guide.

- Supervise and/or substitute the children when the guide is out of the room and on the playground.  

- Give full conscious attention to each encounter with a child.

- Treat all children with dignity and respect and without preferences.  

- Use positive phrasing and discipline.

- Make every effort to be in attendance every work day.

- Maintain current CPR & First Aid training

- Assist with projects, programs, and planning as assigned by the guide and/or Director.  


2. Part-Time After School Teacher

The After-School Teacher is responsible for the general supervision and management of the After-School class, including maintaining the environment and directing the After-School Assistant.  The After-School Teacher is directly accountable to the Director.

Daily Hours: 12:30 – 5:30, unless otherwise specified by the Director.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

- Maintain discipline and ground rules so that children may work peacefully.

- Oversee the emotional, social, and moral well-being and development of the children.  

- Work with the Director on a stimulating curriculum for the children.  Provide art activities, sewing activities, cooking activities, works that promote care for the environment and self, etc.

- Record lessons that the children are given in a log.

- Properly prepare the environment, including the outdoor environment & plants.

- Select new materials and repair and replace older materials and apparatus as necessary.

- Create new lessons and rotate the exercises to meet the current needs and interest of the children

- Communicate with the assistant with respect and clarity.  

- Train the assistant

- Make every effort to be in attendance every work day.

- Maintain current CPR & First Aid training

- Assist with projects, programs, and planning as assigned by the Director.  

3. Part-Time After School Assistant

Dedication to supporting the work of the after-school teacher is the basic attitude needed for an effective assistant.  The person selected for this position will be responsible for assisting the after-school teacher in the general supervision and management of a class of children between the ages of 2 and 6 years of age.  

Daily Hours: 2:30 – 5:30, unless otherwise specified by the Director.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

- Assist in the preparation of the environment.

- Supporting the guide.  

- Work with individual or small groups of children as directed by the guide.

- Perform any special tasks assigned by the guide.  

- Observe the children’s behavior and communicate these observations to the guide.

- Supervise and/or substitute the children when the guide is out of the room and on the playground.  

- Give full conscious attention to each encounter with a child.

- Treat all children with dignity and respect and without preferences.  

- Use positive phrasing and discipline.

- Make every effort to be in attendance every work day.

- Maintain current CPR & First Aid training

- Assist with projects, programs, and planning as assigned by the teacher and/or Director.