Toddler Teacher (16mo-36mo)
Want to work with a school with an equitable mission? Come help create start our first ever Toddler Program now or join us as soon as possible!
Fulton Montessori School is a small, growing, 501(c)(3) non-profit Montessori preschool program with a strong work ethic for equity and access that has deep roots in the Greater Fulton Hill neighborhood.
Using an income-based sliding tuition rate, FMS serves a wide range of working families and is proud to provide affordable year-round Montessori education to our community. As a result, we have a diverse community of Board of Directors, donors, staff, and families that embody and support our mission to “strengthen children through Montessori education in Richmond's East End” since 2018.
Visit www.fultonmontessori.com and social media for more information about our organization.
Willingness to commit to uphold AMI and AMS standards, as well as all Virginia State standards. Ability to make observations, record-keep and prepare and conduct 2-3 parent teacher conferences annually
Communicate with families via messaging system - including sharing pictures and providing updates as needed (at least once a week)
Provide toileting and sleeping updates daily per State requirements
Share workload with Assistant Teacher regarding all tasks, determining a fair balance
Contribute to school monthly newsletter Other duties as determined necessary for the well-being of students, coworkers, families, etc.
• Schedule: Monday - Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm with a one, unpaid hour break daily
• Salary depending upon experience
• Benefits include 8 PTO, paid federal holidays, ~4 weeks of school-wide breaks, and employee tuition discount
• Immediate start date or as Late as August
Our ideal candidate will easily fit into our kind and hardworking team;
is punctual and reliable; has great communication skills;
is proactive with problem-solving tendencies;
can learn from mistakes and turn them into growth opportunities;
will show respect and kindness towards children and others;
has a love for learning and for guiding the child;
has a natural sense of order and cleanliness;
can give and take direction; is comfortable with classroom management;
can follow-through on tasks and is able to organize and prioritize as needed;
can stay attentive and alert at all times;
uses open communication and follows direction while also asking questions as needed;
and is willing to ask for help from leadership regarding parent communication or policy items as needed.
Fulton Montessori School is also interested to sponsor certification for the Toddler Teacher position in exchange for a 3 year contract commitment for qualifying candidates.
Please indicate this interest in your email cover letter.
• COVID-19 vaccinated
• Reliable transportation
• Current First Aid and CPR certification (or willingness to obtain as soon as possible upon hire)
•Read, understand, follow and uphold Fulton Montessori School Employee Handbook Guidelines, COVID-19 Policies and all updates as they occur
• Pass background checks and adhere to regulations required by VDSS & DOE
• Bachelor’s Degree * Montessori Credential for Infant/Toddler
• Virginia Preservice Training for Childcare Staff (10-hour certificate)
Contact Information for Applicants
Interested wonderful people can submit an email cover letter and resume to:
Sinuda Kapalczynski, School Director
The Tidewater School, located in the western Chesapeake Bay region of Southern Maryland, is seeking a Primary Lead Teacher for the 2022-23 year. This 9 1/2-month position includes competitive pay, a family-friendly and supportive work environment, and retirement benefits. We are a small and well-established Montessori school with a strong sense of community.
The ideal candidate must be AMS or AMI certified with a Bachelor’s degree. Strong communication and organizational skills, an eagerness to work as a team member, and a genuine desire to connect with children and their families are key components on which applicants will be considered. An interest in multicultural and environmental studies would be a plus.
The Tidewater School has enjoyed serving families in rural Southern Maryland for more than 3 decades. We are a non-profit institution governed by a Board of Trustees. Our location, not far from Washington, D.C. and Annapolis, lies in a beautiful rural area between the Chesapeake Bay and the Patuxent River.
We are a small school with two Primary classes and fully enrolled Lower and Upper Elementary programs. Our facility includes outdoor gardens, a blacktop recreation court, and a playground. We have a wonderful library and kitchen space. Our students enjoy weekly lessons in Spanish, music, and environmental education at every level. We have a long history of weaving multicultural studies and celebrations into our curriculum.
Our entire staff, including the current teacher, will cooperate with the new candidate to help with the transition. We offer a competitive salary, retirement benefits, and a very family-friendly workplace.
Please email a resume and cover letter to:
Laura Amin, Head of School
EXCITING YEAR OF GROWTH!
Ghent Montessori School, fully accredited by International Montessori Council, located in downtown Norfolk, VA, has had two years of growth under new leadership. GMS currently seeks experienced or newly trained lead teachers to join our veteran staff. We are hiring a Toddler Lead Guide, a Children’s House Lead Guide, and a Lower and Upper Elementary Lead Guide for August 2022, all to accommodate new classrooms.
GMS is led by an AMI Head of School. We seek nurturing and self-motivated individuals who are committed to guiding children based on Dr. Montessori’s vision for education.
• MACTE accredited training required (AMI, AMS, IMC)
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Ruland Gagne,