Are you passionate about making Montessori economically equitable and accessible to all families? So are we... 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 Greater Fulton. 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, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn for more information about our organization.
POSITION DETAILS We are looking to fill 2 Montessori Lead Teacher positions - our Children's Houses are growing! We are willing to have one position be an hourly part-time and the other is a full-time, salaried position which begins August 23, 2021 (earlier summer start date if desired.)
Schedule: Full-time is Monday - Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm with a one, unpaid 30-minute break daily; part-time is Monday -Friday 8:00am-1:00pm Pay rate: DOQ (full-time salaried, part-time hourly) Benefits: Full-time with paid Federal holidays and all school breaks (4 weeks of school-wide break days); 8 PTO days; employee tuition discount 50% and negotiable Part-time benefits are limited to employee tuition discount and 5 PTO
JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Lead Teacher guides the work of the Assistant Teacher and children and maintains a beautiful, clean, and safe environment that is socially, emotionally, physically, and academically appropriate and engaging for children ages 2.5-6, as set forth by the AMS/AMI organizations, VDSS, DOE, etc. 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; is willing to defer to Administration leadership regarding parent communication or policy items as needed; and is able observe and record-keep for 2 annual parent-teacher conferences.
REQUIREMENTS Montessori Credential for Early Childhood (ages 2.5 -6 years) COVID-19 Vaccinated (or willingness to obtain before start date) 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 Attend all necessary trainings and- school functions, including occasional after-school events or weekend staff trainings
PREFERENCES Bachelor’s Degree Virginia Preservice Training for Childcare Staff (free 10 hour training) Experience working in a non-profit Montessori program
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