Plans, prepares, and delivers instructional activities that facilitate active and authentic Montessori learning experiences.
Creates instruction that supports the development of the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development of the child.
Develops integrated units of instruction that meet both the group and individual needs of students.
Prepares an environment that meets the sensitive period of development of the children with whom they work.
Prepares an environment in which the instructional resources correspond to the needs of the group.
Monitors the progress of individual students and uses school-approved screening and evaluation tools to develop plans for individual children.
Maintains a clean, orderly, and attractive Montessori environment.
Instructs and monitors students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
Use relevant technology to support instruction.
Maintains accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
Updates all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, school policies, and regulations.
Creates an environment that demonstrates rapport with and respect and kindness for all students as well as between students.
Models and teaches conflict resolution and problem solving strategies in the classroom.
Communicates necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
Establishes a positive relationship with parents of the students and maintains regular communication with parents with regard to their child's specific needs.
Establishes and maintains a Montessori classroom culture, paying particular attention to the needs of students/parents new to Montessori.
Maintains his/her teaching skills and participates in professional development activities (both within the school community and via attendance at conferences, workshops, etc.).
Participates in on-going self-assessment and refinement of practice as well as in collaborative professional growth.