Xplor Education

Montessori Preschool Assistant (Multi-Level Floater, Part-time, Afternoons)

Part-Time in Hawthorne, CA - Associate - Discovery - $18.00 - $20.00 / hr

Inspire the next generation of innovators.

Become part of Discovery, a vibrant, high-quality Montessori community for children aged 10 weeks to 6 years.

The Opportunity

We are conducting a search for a Montessori Classroom Assistant to support our mixed-age infant, toddler, and preschool/kindergarten communities. In this role, you may be assigned to a different classroom every day or you may be assigned to work in a single classroom on a longer-term basis. Either way, you will help children fulfill their developmental potential in an authentically prepared, exceptionally executed Montessori environment. This is a part-time, year-round role, with a consistent 3:00pm - 6:30pm schedule Monday - Friday. This is a great way to gain experience working with different ages of children.

Do you want to be part of a one-of-a-kind school community that is inspiring the next generation of innovators? Are you experienced working with children ages 0 - 6? Have you completed at least 12 college-level early childhood education credits and are you trained in CPR and first aid? If so, we will reward your commitment and make you feel valued for the transformative work you do with:

  • Competitive compensation -- $18 - $20 to start
  • Generous medical benefits including plans with premiums that are free for employee-only coverage
  • 401(k) savings opportunity including employer match
  • Substantial paid time off and a number of paid holidays throughout the year
  • On-going career development

About Discovery

Discovery is a collaboration between Xplor Education and a leading Southern California aerospace company to form an innovative Montessori community for children of our partner’s employees. While their parents develop the breakthroughs that are revolutionizing space exploration, their children will grow into the next generation of innovators in a way that only authentic Montessori can provide.

Discovery’s beautiful facility is located in Hawthorne, California, near the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and El Segundo Boulevard.

About Xplor Education

Xplor Education partners with America’s most innovative companies to provide distinctive Montessori early childhood education that leads to more capable individuals, happier families, healthier organizations, and stronger communities.

Invitation to Apply

We encourage you to apply if you:

  • Enjoy working with children aged 0 - 6;
  • Are warm, joyful, and professional;
  • Have earned at least 12 college-level early childhood education credits;
  • Have valid CPR and first aid certification, or willingness to become CPR and first aid-certified before your first day of employment;
  • Have negative TB test results within the last 12 months or willingness to take a TB test which show negative results before your first day of employment; and
  • Are a US citizen or green cardholder.

We would prefer you over other candidates if you:

  • Are familiar with the Montessori method and/or have a genuine interest in and/or appreciation for this educational approach;
  • Have at least 3 college-level early childhood education credits at the infant/toddler level
  • Have experience working in high-quality preschools;
  • Are a fluent Spanish speaker; and
  • Have interesting hobbies, skills, and life experiences.

If this sounds like you, please apply online. Thank you for considering this opportunity!