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Associate University Lab School Instructor 998198

Posted: 07/07/2024

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The Xavier University Montessori Lab School is seeking an Associate Lab School Instructor.  This position is responsible for supporting the Lab School Instructor with the implementation of a dynamic, academically rigorous, interdisciplinary, developmentally appropriate classroom founded in Montessori philosophy that serves each child’s unique nature and is reflective of the practices of the American Montessori Society.


  • Assisting in the planning and execution of a developmentally appropriate program, including conducting developmental assessments, developing child portfolios, and maintaining daily records.
  • Assisting with the preparation and maintenance of an appropriate, attractive, clean, safe, developmentally appropriate, and nurturing environment for children.
  • Supporting the Lab School Instructor with planned activities, caregiving routines, and standards of classroom behavior through careful and continuous supervision.
  • Assisting with family communications and building community.
  • Bachelor’s degree required or Associate’s degree with at least 3 years experience in a Montessori classroom environment or another classroom setting.
  • 1- 3 years experience in a similar role with comparable responsibilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with aptitude to learn new software and systems.
Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal art and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity.  These values are central to our mission.  We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives. 

Xavier is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment; we welcome a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications form women, ethnic and racial minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the work force. 

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website.  Candidates are asked to include with their cover letter a brief statement on how they might support/contribute to Xavier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position closes at the University’s discretion.

Xavier University offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and employment class.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Tax advantaged accounts including health savings account, flexible spending accounts, and dependent care account.
  • Financial security via life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • Tuition remission for employees and their eligible dependents.

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