assistant montessori teacher resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Creative teacher with diverse early-childhood teaching experience with recent Montessori experience. Relational and thorough acclimation to Montessori method. Adept at establishing healthy relationships with students and parents. Dedicated to instructing students to support social, cognitive, emotional, physical and spiritual growth.

  • Self-directed activity
  • Calm and patient
  • Understanding of child development
  • Effective listening
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Arts and crafts aptitude
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Communication
  • Decision-making
  • Excellent organizational skills
Assistant Montessori Teacher, 09/2021 to Current
Spring Education GroupMount Pleasant, SC,
  • Used Montessori philosophy, curriculum and techniques to develop student's full potential and treated each child with dignity and respect.
  • Prepared environment where furnishings and materials corresponded to class needs and paid careful attention to maintaining clean, orderly and attractive Montessori learning area.
  • Delivered Montessori lessons with aim of promoting coordination, concentration, independence and order in safe and positive learning environment.
  • Maintained classroom supplies, inventory and stock.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Kept notes of students' progress, detailing behavioral, emotional, academic and social growth.
  • Implemented behavior modeling and positive reinforcement into daily routines.
  • Provided various types of support to classroom teachers.
Substitute Teacher, 09/2020 to 06/2021
Jupiter House PreschoolCedar Park, TX,
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher.
  • Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Provided classroom instruction outlined in teacher's lesson plans.
  • Created classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to student maturity and interests.
  • Facilitated activities and discussions to improve retention of course concepts.
  • Led group sessions to reinforce concepts and applications of course content.
Preschool Teacher, 09/2019 to 06/2020
Merritt AcademyMclean, VA,
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Incorporated music and art into lesson planning.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns.
  • Directed and supervised children during field trips and special activities.
  • Maintained student records according to confidentiality and privacy policies.
  • Met with parents/ guardians to discuss child behavior and academic progress.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods with children.
  • Stuck to daily routines to help children feel comfortable and promote development.
  • Openly exchanged ideas and materials with coworkers.
  • Assisted students with caring for personal hygiene requirements.
  • Monitored classrooms, halls and eating areas to maintain student safety.
  • Distributed progress assessments and reports to parents/guardians.
  • Read stories to preschool children to help increase key language, literacy and social skills.
  • Completed morning classroom and play area opening duties.
  • Established and enforced behavioral rules and discipline.
  • Placed supply orders, organized materials and restocked items.
  • Purchased classroom materials for education, games and crafts.
Preschool Assistant Teacher, 09/2015 to 06/2018
St. Gregory The Great Catholic SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Supported lead teacher with daily classroom activities.
  • Monitored students to observe behavior, enforce rules and maintain safety.
  • Maintained safe, clean and constantly supervised play environment.
  • Instructed and assisted students during craft activities.
  • Supervised students outside classroom during recess, lunch and breaks.
  • Assisted with or led story time by reading books to children.
  • Maintained clean, well-kept classroom to encourage children to create, explore and play with confidence.
  • Assisted with implementation of approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule.
  • Arranged classroom furniture and learning materials to keep areas neat.
  • Created and assembled classroom displays and decorations.
  • Helped facilitate indoor and outdoor play, parent-teacher conferences and keeping classroom clean with diligent attention to each support task.
  • Evaluated or assisted with, student's progress and documented in reports.
  • Set up for special events, parties and parent meetings.
  • Planned or assisted with class activities, events and field trips.
  • Identified early signs of emotional and developmental problems in children and brought up problems to appropriate staff/administrators.
  • Attended field trips to accompany and supervise children.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, Expected in 05/1992 to SUNY College At Buffalo - Buffalo, NY,
Associate of Arts: Social Sciences, Expected in 05/1989 to Erie Community College - Orchard Park, NY,

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School Attended

  • SUNY College At Buffalo
  • Erie Community College

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  • Assistant Montessori Teacher
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Preschool Assistant Teacher


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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