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• All employees eligible for 401k with match available immediately!
• Benefits package includes schedule for PTO, Vacation, Sick time, and more!

Full-time Infant & Toddler Caregiver

Grand Forks Montessori Academy in Grand Forks, North Dakota is seeking two full-time child caregivers for the 2018/19 School Year.

Candidate must:
• Hold a Bachelor’s degree (or be working towards one) in ECE or related field with at least 18 credits in ECE & Child Development; and or previous licensed childcare experience
• Pass relevant background checks & have clean driving record
• Be willing and able to be a team player
• Be flexible & easy-going in a fast-paced environment
• Have excellent English and public speaking skills
• Maintain the health and safety standards as required by state law, childcare licensing, health department and fire marshall
• Maintain personal health, including being up-to-date on all vaccinations recommended by the CDC
• Maintain confidentiality of student, family and employee data
• Maintain professionalism at all times, including off-duty representation of the school
• Be able and willing to maintain the educational environment both indoors and outdoors
• Be willing and able to cover shifts of staff on break, maternity, sick/PTO/vacation etc.
• Be able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Be able to work with children at their level/on the floor
• Be able to easily go up and down stairs
• Be able and willing to assist in the classroom as needed
• Be able and willing to assist in diapering, toilet-learning as needed
• Understand and be able to apply, demonstrate and train proper licensing protocol for the health, safety and care of children in a licensed birth-12 environment
• Maintain annual state-required training per a licensed childcare center, including First Aid & CPR w/AED for Infants, Children & Adults.
• Share the values, mission and goals of GFMA
• Follow and uphold the Code of Ethics of International Montessori Council
• Be familiar with licensing regulations, health department regulations, fire code, and related regulations.
Full-time (40 hours) to include opening (or closing as needed): ie: 7:30am-4pm, with mandatory hours scheduled for trainings. Schedule could change throughout year as needed. Salary commensurate with experience.

All candidates must clear background checks, as well as have a clean driving record, be up-to-date on immunizations based on CDC recommendations, and maintain good health. All candidates must maintain state-required trainings annually. Candidate must complete state-mandated background check paperwork, including fingerprinting as per ND State law.

Serious applicants only. THIS IS NOT AN INTERNSHIP, NANNY OR BABY-SITTING JOB. Download and complete the GFMA_DigitalApplicationForEmployment. Applicants must include a cover letter, resumé, and letters of reference.  admin@grandforksmontessori.com

Do you have what it takes…but don’t see a position listed?
Contact admin@grandforksmontessori.com with your Cover Letter, Resume, References and applicable certifications/licenses.

Administrative Assistant to the Director

Are you a people person? Someone who has an eye for detail, a strong sense of responsibility and dedication to the team? We are looking for that special individual with impeccable professional and interpersonal skills, willing to support the school’s values and missions while assisting the Director.
Candidate should:
• Hold a bachelor’s degree in a related field (HR, Administration)
• Consideration given to candidates with ECE or related field with at least 18 credits in ECE & Child Development; and previous licensed childcare experience
• Pass relevant background checks & have clean driving record
• Be willing and able to be a team player
• Be flexible & easy-going in a fast-paced environment
• Have excellent English and public speaking skills
• Maintain the health and safety standards as required by state law, childcare licensing, health department and fire marshall
• Maintain personal health, including being up-to-date on all vaccinations recommended by the CDC.
• Maintain confidentiality of student, family and employee data
• Maintain professionalism at all times, including off-duty representation of the school
• Be able and willing to maintain the educational environment both indoors and outdoors
• Be willing and able to cover shifts of staff on break, maternity, sick/PTO/vacation etc.
• Be able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Be able to work with children at their level/on the floor
• Be able to easily go up and down stairs
• Be able and willing to assist in the classroom as needed
• Be able and willing to assist in diapering, toilet-learning as needed
• Understand and be able to apply, demonstrate and train proper licensing protocol for the health, safety and care of children in a licensed birth-12 environment
• Share the values, mission and goals of GFMA
• Follow and uphold the Code of Ethics of International Montessori Council
• Be familiar with licensing regulations, health department regulations, fire code, and related regulations.
Ideal candidate has 4-year degree in a related field with at least 18 credit hours of ECE or Child Development, AND additional Leadership Experience, as well as Business, Service and HR Experience. Those with a Bachelors in ECE or Child Development will be considered, as well as those with a CDA or nationally recognized Director’s Credential. Candidate must embrace Montessori methodology & philosophy, and be willing to engage in on-going training in Montessori, childcare development and related topics. Full-time (35+ hours) to include opening (or closing as needed): ie: 7:30am-3pm, with additional hours scheduled for trainings or covering staff PTO/vacation/sick time. Schedule could change throughout year as needed. Salary commensurate with experience.

“Education should no longer be mostly imparting of knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentialities.”

— Maria Montessori

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