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Recruitment

We’re excited to inform you that Nido is currently hiring. We currently have a position to work with us in our Children’s House as an Assistant starting September 2017.

 

Candidates must:

            Have experience working with children

            Be native English speakers

 

We will highly value:

            Candidates holding an AMI Diploma

            Candidates who have completed an AMI Assistant Training Course

            Music and Art skills.

            Long term commitment to the school

            Knowledge or working experience in a Montessori environment.

            Good verbal and written communication skills in Catalan, Spanish, French

 

Job description:

The general duties include but are not limited to:

Modeling

  • Uphold the grace and courtesy standards
  • Be a model student of integrity, curiosity, responsibility, creativity and respect for all racial, cultural and gender diversity.

 

Preparation and care of the environment:

  • Preparation and maintenance of the Montessori prepared environment. This includes tasks of restocking, cleaning and maintaining.
  • Care and preparation of materials (they need to be complete, repaired and maintained within Montessori principles of simplicity, order and beauty). This includes washing, dusting, restocking and repairing.
  • Arriving promptly to prepare the environment for the day and greet the children.

 

Assisting the Guide

  • Work under the direction of the Guide to establish a class culture of productive work and respect.
  • Supervise the classroom when necessary mediating in conflicts as directed by the Guide. Work with individual children or groups of children when directed by the guide.
  • Establishing and upholding routines and transitions such as arrivals and dismissals, lunch, recess or nap time.
  • Assist children in meeting their physical needs while respecting and fostering their autonomy: going to the bathroom, changing clothes, etc.

 

Observation

  • Scientific observation of the children as instructed by the guide. This is to be done on a daily basis. Records must be kept, organized and analyzed with the other assistant and guide.

 

Professional growth

  • Seek feedback to improve performance in supporting the environment and in your work with the children. Be open to constructive feedback.
  • Be open to giving constructive feedback to peers
  • Participate in structured and informal professional development opportunities provided by the school or others. This will include parent education nights, open houses and more.
  • Be interested in learning more about Montessori philosophy

 

Communication and professionalism

  • Communicate effectively and demonstrate professional behavior towards students, families and co-workers
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure a positive work environment.
  • Maintain professional appearance, timeliness and reliability

 

 

How to apply:

Send your resumé and a letter of motivation together with any reference you want to provide from previous employers to curriculum@nidobcn.com

Application deadline: 28/04/2017

 

 

We are currently looking for trained Montessori teachers and assistants to be part of our project. If the project interests you and you are a native English and/or Catalan speaker and Montessori trained, send us your curriculum and a short letter explaining how you could perfectly fit the needs of a project like this to info@nidobcn.com

We are also looking for:

  • Yoga teachers for pregnant women and mother & baby groups with English and/or Catalan as a native language,
  • English teachers,
  • Theater teachers,
  • Homework club monitors,
  • Volunteers  
  • Teacher who could create original workshops for children between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m that has to do with the Montessori pedagogy.

We are open to suggestions, do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you and see you soon ,

Nido