Early Childhood Assistant at Rogers Park Montessori School

Thursday, April 25, 2024 9:02 AM | Anonymous

Nestled in the Bowmanville neighborhood just 10 miles north of Downtown Chicago, Rogers Park Montessori School, established in 1966, serves children ages 2-14. We have a proud tradition of teacher collaboration and support. The students, teaching faculty, and parents of our toddler classrooms, 3-6 classrooms, 6-9 classrooms, 9-12 classrooms, and Middle School classrooms comprise a close-knit school community.

Currently, we are seeking a motivated Early Childhood Assistant to work in our Full Day Program with strong organization and communication skills who values working as part of a dynamic, creative team to join our school community. Hours are 10:15am-6:15pm, Monday through Friday

Candidates for the Early Childhood Assistant position must have:

  • Experience working in a Montessori School, daycare program or other work experience with children.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Ability to fulfill requirements of all state and local licensing agencies affecting the school.


  • Provide a positive role model for the children in attitude, speech and attire, treating all children with dignity and respect.
  • Develop a positive rapport with children.
  • Oversee the safety and physical well-being of the children at all times.
  • Assist in the care and maintenance of classroom materials.
  • Assist in maintaining an orderly environment, keeping it clean and sanitary, and in good aesthetic shape, allowing the children to share this responsibility when possible.
  • Assist in maintaining an inventory of the classroom yearly.
  • Assist in training and supervising children in the execution of fire drills, including the routing and building exits.
  • Protect the privacy and working atmosphere of the class at all times.


$17-$20 per hour Compensation commensurate with experience.

Health, dental, vision coverage available for full-time employees.

401k matching

RPMS is committed to ensuring our employees represent our diverse school community and to creating an inclusive workplace environment welcoming to people of all backgrounds. RPMS strongly encourages applications from people of color, people of all genders and sexual orientations, people with disabilities, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. RPMS prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Grade levels:

  • Kindergarten
  • Pre-Kindergarten


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Chicago, IL 60640: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Contact Freddy Hernandez at fhernandez@rpms.org for more information or to apply.