Mountaintop Montessori, a private independent school, is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill a part-time Toddler Assistant position during our 2018-2019 school year.
About Our School:
Mountaintop Montessori provides the greater Charlottesville community with an exceptional and authentic Montessori education, serving children and families from infancy through adolescence. Our campus is home to year-round programming in which children thrive through experiential learning, interactions with the natural world, and collaborative discovery. Our campus is a 9-acre classroom including multiple gardens, a greenhouse, a certified wildlife habitat, and an art studio.
We envision children who live with enduring curiosity, joy, and responsibility. A community where each member is cherished and challenged. A world enriched by these young leaders, creators, problem-solvers, and peace-makers.
About the Position:
Desired profile for this position is someone who has experience working with children (experience in a Montessori setting is preferred but not required), possesses strong classroom management skills, and has the ability to guide children through redirection, consistency and affirmative language. An open-mind, flexibility and proficiency in a second language are also highly desired. This position assists with the Toddler program, consisting of students ranging in age from 18 months through 3 years.
This position begins mid-August and is contracted through early June with the potential of continuing into the next school year.
Shift: Monday-Friday, 7:15 AM - 1:00 PM
Toddler Assistant is responsible for (but not limited to) the following duties:
Interested applicants should e-mail a resume to Janice Chapman, Lower School Director : firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional development opportunities
A supportive and respectful work environment
Mountaintop Montessori provides the greater Charlottesville community with an exceptional and authentic Montessori education, serving children and families from infancy through adolescence. Our campus is home to year-round programming in which children thrive through experiential learning, interactions with the natural world, and collaborative discovery.
Mountaintop Montessori provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mountaintop Montessori complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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