Preschool Teacher Aide in Nashville, Tennessee, US
Position: Preschool Teacher Aide
PT/ FT: Full Time
School: Overbrook Catholic School
To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter, and complete on-line application to Sister Marie Blanchette at firstname.lastname@example.org; 615-292-5134
Responsibilities: Forming young children in an environment where love for God and neighbor is lived and taught is essential for an Overbrook Teacher Aide. This position is responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in educating students at the preschool three-year-old level based on the Montessori curriculum and pedagogy. The Teacher Aide collaborates in creating a nurturing and compassionate classroom atmosphere where children thrive.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with Montessori training or certification from a MACTE accredited institution preferred, three years of teaching experience preferred. Creativity, understanding of the young child, highly effective communication and collaborative skills are essential. Experience with Montessori methods is preferred and openness to professional development is required.
Overbrook Catholic School educates children in the Dominican Tradition of Catholic Liberal Education. Founded in 1936 by the Dominican Sisters of the St. Cecilia Congregation, Overbrook Catholic is a co-educational, preschool through sixth-grade independent school with a dynamic tradition of educating children within a strong community through study, prayer and service. Learning engages the whole child to grow spiritually, academically, physically, and emotionally. Overbrook encourages love of God, academic excellence, creativity, and the development of servant leadership within each student. The school is located on the Dominican Campus at 4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN.