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Afternoon Enrichment Teacher

Valley Montessori School in Harrisonburg, VA is hiring an Afternoon Enrichment Teacher. The successful candidate will work with students in our primary program, ages 3-6 years old. The schedule is Monday – Friday while school is in session. Typical hours will be 10:00am to approximately 5:30pm. Hourly rate will be dependent on candidate’s experience. Interested persons should e-mail a cover letter and resume to office@valleymontessori.school.

  • Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
  • Estimated start date: August 24th 201
  • Reports to: School Director
  • Pay Range: $10-12 per hour

Daily

  • Sets up classroom and helps children make transition from their morning classroom
  • Plans daily enrichment projects with lead teacher(s)
  • Maintains a daily routine with the children, including outside play, story and rest time, snack time and an enrichment activity
  • Oversees the flow of the program and keeps the classroom prepared, clean, and stimulating throughout the year
  • Supervises children in outdoor play. Engages the children in fun outdoor games
  • Keeps in close communication with team teachers and other staff members
  • Cleans up classroom and outdoor area at end of school day, follows school lock-up procedures
  • Is available to answer questions or help solve problems that parents might have

Routinely

  • Meets regularly with team teachers for planning, reviewing children, revitalizing/revising classroom
  • Keeps close communication with parents
  • Plans daily/weekly/monthly enrichment curriculum with team teachers
  • Attends staff meetings, trainings and other professional development opportunities as necessary
  • First Aid, CPR training, other professional training
  • Follow established procedures and adherence to safety regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Experience/Qualifications:

  • Loves working with children
  • Respects and protects privacy of children, parents and staff
  • Develops a connection with each child
  • Maintains a positive and solution-oriented attitude
  • Is organized, creative, flexible, patient and energetic
  • Desire to have fun in the workplace
  • Previous experience or exposure to a Montessori environment and methods
  • Minimum of 6 months experience working with children in a certified child care facility or school


Employment offer subject to successful completion of Virginia Department of Social Services and VA State Police background checks.