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
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