The First Baptist Church of Clarendon Child Development Center has an IMMEDIATE full-time employment opportunity for a kind, loving, thoughtful, reflective, responsive, detail oriented, not afraid learn from mistakes, laugh, work hard, join children in wonder and awe or to get dirty, INFANT~TODDLER and/or PRIMARY CERTIFIED MONTESSORI teacher to join our Faculty Family.
Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents
Communicate via newsletters with parents about their children’s school lives every month.
Plan, prepare and organize all materials for parent volunteers.
Responsibilities to the Children and Parents:
Recognize and respect appropriate parent/student confidentiality.
Maintain constant supervision of students in care; attend to students in distress.
Supervise all activities to ensure proper participation and safety.
Use appropriate positive Montessori discipline techniques with students.
Maintain sanitary standards for self and students.
The teacher will respond to parent concerns in a timely manner (usually within 24 hours).
Responsibilities to the Classroom:
Clean-up of the classroom.
Ensuring that it is always tidy. Responsible for preparation of the classroom environment, materials, and equipment; ensures that all materials are in good repair and all sets complete. Develops and makes materials when needed OR pass off to parent volunteers.
Plan and implement the Montessori curriculum.
Give appropriate presentations and establish a record keeping system to track the children’s progress.
Montessori Infant/Toddler and/or Primary Certification
CPR/First Aid certification
A clear record through fingerprinting
Have the physical capacity to work with pre-school/Kindergarten-aged children.
Keep up with professional development – 18 hours per school year.
Contact Information for Applicants
The Virginia Montessori Association is a non-profit (501(c)3) that was established in 2015 to bring Montessorians in Virginia together and to offer a community from which we all could benefit. Administrators, educators, parents and other supporters can connect, inform and communicate in a way that is of value to all.