Toddler Assistant Teacher

International Montessori School of Prague
Full-time  •   Prague
Seniority: Junior  •  Education: College

The International Montessori School of Prague is currently seeking qualified candidates to work as a Assistant Teachers in our Toddler (15 months to 3 years) classroom.

Applicants must be fluent in English, Czech is an advantage and legally able to live and work in the Czech Republic. Prior experience is preferred but not necessary. Applicants must be able to work successfully as part of a team and have excellent professional conduct.


  • A passion for working with toddler aged children, love for their challenging but rewarding nature. Commitment to serving children as part of the school team.

  • Love of Learning: a deep curiosity and enthusiasm for learning about development and needs of this age group according to the Montessori method

  • High school diploma required, college degree in a related field (education, social work, psychology, etc.) an advantage

  • English and Czech fluency: one at C2, other at least at the B2 or C1 level.

  • Communicative and flexible worker, reliable and self-organized.

  • Experience with children, ideally in a group setting. Previous teaching experience a

  • Legally able to live and work in the Czech Republic on the basis of a Zivnostensky list

  • Able to physically keep up with a group of children, including getting up and down on the floor or lifting 30 pounds

Previous experience with Montessori is welcome but not a must. However, we do require an open and respectful attitude to children and our educational model, as well as a willingness to learn and professionally develop on the job.

Are you the right match for us?

  • Are you a proactive, well-organized, and reliable worker?

  • Do you have respect and love for children, and are motivated by helping them learn and succeed?

  • Can you communicate pleasantly and openly with parents, colleagues and the entire school community?

  • Are you creative and enjoy bringing new learning opportunities for children?

  • Are you attentive to detail whilst keeping track of the bigger picture?

  • Are you able to work independently and as a part of the team?

  • Are you open to learning and applying newly gained knowledge on the spot?

If you answered yes to these questions, you might be a great match for this position.

Job duties and tasks involve:

  • Assist in the classroom during the day: supporting the teachers in classroom management, working with children individually and in small groups, encouraging and guiding activity and peer interactions; supporting transitions and non-academic activities; managing classroom tasks (cleaning, organizing, paperwork).

  • Making/creating customized lessons and activities as guided by the teacher.

  • Oversee the Toddler After School Program, including planning activities and games, arts and crafts and outside play.

  • Communicate with parents as needed.

  • Actively participate in events, activities, field trips, etc. organized by the School

We offer / What is wonderful about being a member of team at IMSP?:

  • Full time position with competitive pay and benefits.

  • Support of an experienced and friendly team.

  • 7 paid sick/personal days off each school year and 2 professional development days each school year.

  • 25 days of paid holiday during the school year, to be taken during IMSP school vacations. 2 weeks of summer holiday in August.

  • High potential for professional development and progress in the Montessori field. We encourage and offer opportunities for growth and career development over time. All staff are encouraged into continuing education. Besides formalized training, all staff members receive mentoring towards personal growth and development goals, as well as an annual professional development funds.

  • Everyone in our team has a voice and their own contribution to make.

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