Montessori Preprimary Assistant Teacher

Ohr Torah Cincinnati - Part Time

Job #23954

Openings Available

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Ohr Torah Cincinnati (OTC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is an independent Orthodox Jewish day school serving toddlers through eighth grade. We focus on fostering and infusing a true love for learning in all that we do across all subject areas and throughout every aspect of the children’s day. Specifically, we provide a carefully planned, stimulating, and structured learning environment with an integrated, robust curriculum across and within Judaic and General Studies. Our approach to learning builds independence in students and honors the innate yearning for discovery inherent in all people.
The Montessori Preprimary Assistant will work closely with the Montessori Lead teacher, assisting in the 3-year-old to kindergarten classroom. The teacher assistant will help prepare a classroom environment that challenges each child to reach their fullest potential under the direction of the Lead Teachers. The assistant teacher is also responsible for maintaining the operation of the classroom in accordance with state licensing requirements.
The assistant teacher’s essential duties include:
  • Assist Lead Teacher in the preparation and maintenance of classroom materials, environment, and curriculum as well as keeping student records.
  • Assist in classroom teaching and assist children with toileting and hygiene.
  • Develop a mutually beneficial relationship with parents of students through ongoing, responsible, timely, and respectful communication.
  • Participate and collaborate in staff meetings, planning, training, and school events.
  • Represent the school in a positive light, whether in or out of school.


  • Experience in early childhood education is preferred.
  • Experience in a Montessori classroom or in the method preferred.
  • Team player with strong collaborative and communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to take direction well.
If interested in applying, please send an email to Kathleen Farfsing at with:
  • A cover letter specific to your qualifications for the position
  • A resume including references
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Employer-Sponsored Simple IRA Program 
  • Extensive Professional Development Opportunities
  • Extensive Paid Time Off including federal holidays and Jewish Holiday