Xplor Education

Montessori Infant Assistant (12 weeks - 18 months)

Full-Time in HAWTHORNE, CA - Associate - Discovery - $19.00 - $21.00 / hr

Become part of Discovery, a vibrant, high-quality Montessori community for children aged 12 weeks to 6 years.

The Opportunity. We are conducting a search for a full-time classroom assistant to support one of our Infant communities (12 weeks - 18 months). Working under the direction of the Montessori guide, you will help children fulfill their developmental potential in an authentically prepared, exceptionally executed Montessori environment. Montessori experience is not required, but an appreciation for the Montessori method is; training will be provided.

Do you want to become 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 – 3? Have you completed at least 12 college-level early childhood education credits (including at least three credits in infant/toddler care and development)? 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 ($19 - $21 per hour to start)
  • Affordable medical benefits
  • 401(k) savings opportunity including employer match
  • Substantial paid time off and a host of paid holidays throughout the year

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 collaborator’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 – 3;
  • Are warm, joyful, and professional;
  • Are familiar with the Montessori method and/or have a genuine interest in and/or appreciation for this educational approach;
  • Have earned at least 12 college-level early childhood education credits (including at least three credits in infant/toddler care and development);
  • Have valid CPR and first aid certification, or willingness to become CPR and first aid-certified before you begin employment; and
  • 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.

We would prefer you over other candidates if you:

  • Have experience working in high-quality preschools, particularly authentic Montessori preschools;
  • Are a fluent Spanish speaker; and
  • Have interesting hobbies, skills, and life experiences.

We look forward to hearing from you!