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At Lumin Education, we “Start Young and Involve Parents.” We believe that we can transform lives through education, but we can’t do it without the help of an incredible, experienced, hands-on team.
 
Since 1978, we’ve been putting the right people in the right positions and watching lives change in Dallas communities. It’s our mission to inspire children from all sorts of different backgrounds, and you can be a part of that vision! Whether you are a Teacher, Food Specialist, or looking for an Administrative role, you will help create an impact for generations to come.
 
Lumin Education offers competitive wages, a 403(b) program, Dental, Vision, and Medical insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and professional development opportunities.
Reports To:               Lumin Bachman Lake Community School Director, Lumin Lindsley Park Community School Director, Lumin East Dallas Community School Director
 
Primary Work Site:  Lumin BLCS or Lumin EDCS or Lumin LPCS
 
Hours/Status:           As needed
 
Pay:                             $13.50 per hour
 
Summary:
 
The Substitute will take direction from the Lead Teacher, Teacher Assistant, or School Director in the preparation and maintenance of the Montessori environment for students. This includes organizing and maintaining classroom materials, assisting in the breakfast and lunch program, the set-up and clean-up of the classroom, and other duties as assigned.
 
Schedule:
 
Monday to Friday, as needed
 
Responsibilities and Duties:
 
  • Support and follow directives of Lead Teacher, Teacher Assistant, or School Director;
  • Organize materials, making sure they are complete and ready for use;
  • Prepare and clean the classroom before and after class;
  • Respect confidentiality of information pertaining to children, families, and/or staff;
  • Model integrity, responsibility, and respect for all persons as well as an appreciation for ethnic, cultural, and gender issues and diversity;
  • Share responsibility with the lead teacher for the safety and physical well-being of the children at all times;
  • Maintain and foster a positive relationship with children and other staff;
  • Establish positive relationships with the children;
  • Work with individuals and groups of children as directed by the guide;
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Requirements:
  • High School diploma;
  • Experience working with children, Montessori experience a plus;
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn class management skills;
  • Bilingual, Spanish, preferred;
  • Ability to take direction from the lead teacher;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
 
Submit your Resume to: [email protected]
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Job Title:                Toddler Teacher

Reports To:            Classroom Supervisor

School/Program:   Lumin Bachman Lake Community School

Primary Site:          Lumin Bachman Community School campus

Hours/Status:        Full-Time, Exempt, 40 hours per week, 250-day year

 

The Toddler Guide reports to the Lumin Bachman Lake Community Classroom Supervisor and leads a Montessori classroom for children ages 18 months to 3 years.

 

Responsibilities:

•    Conduct high-fidelity Montessori Toddler class for 8 children
•    Observe and coach respectful interactions with children and demonstrate methods of positive discipline, redirection, structured choice, and healthy communication.
•    Create and maintain environment and implement curriculum so as to:
▪    Develop secure relationships with children and encourage trust and emotional security;
▪    Provide opportunities for sensory and motor exploration;
▪    Encourage self-awareness, autonomy, and self-expression;
▪    Support children’s emerging communication skills;
▪    Encourage the development of gross and fine motor skill and;
•    Maintain close, frequent, and effective communication with parents, and encourage parents’ participation in their children’s education through observation, volunteering, and participation.
•    Supervise indoor and outdoor play areas to monitor children’s safety.
•    Maintain required records and minimum standards for licensed childcare centers.
•    Provide two parent-teacher conferences per year for assigned students.
•    Other duties as required/requested.

 

Qualifications
•    Must be Montessori certified in Assistants to Infancy (AMI). 
•    Knowledge and experience in child development and early childhood education; principles of child health, safety, and nutrition; and adult learning principles.
•    Respect for cultural, ethnic, socio-economic, and linguistic diversity. 
•    Ability to build relationships of trust and respect with Lumin staff, children, and parents. 
•    Experience working with infants and toddlers.
•    Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. 
•    Must be motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team. 
•    Must demonstrate a positive attitude. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires the ability to perform the following job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodations: kneeling, bending, sitting on the floor, pushing, pulling, running, jumping, mopping, dancing, sweeping, singing, standing, twisting at the waist, raising arms above the head, rising from kneeling/sitting position, and lifting/carrying children up to 5 years.

 

 

 
Submit your Resume to [email protected]