Assistant Teacher/Floater

Employer
LePort Schools
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionDo you enjoy working with young children? Do you have experience assisting in classrooms, nannying, or substitute teaching? LePort Schools is seeking caring Assistant Teachers to work in our mixed-age Montessori classrooms!Prior Montessori experience is beneficial, but NOT required.About the Assistant Teacher RoleIn this full-time role, youA cents € (TM) ll be teaming with our Montessori trained head teachers to support our children, ages 18 months to 6 years old, in the unique Montessori environment. Your role will be to foster independence, helping children do everything from using the bathroom to cutting fruits and vegetables independently.You will:Work 8 hour days with breaksObserve children to determine where you can help them to growHelp maintain the Montessori A cents € oePrepared EnvironmentA cents € Oversee after school activities like arts and crafts, outdoor play, etc Never have a dull moment! :)In addition to full-time, year-round employment, LePort offers health insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and tuition discounts. Because LePort has a strong summer program, we need assistant teachers year round.QualificationsThe ideal candidate will possess:A joyful disposition and love of working with childrenAbility to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, confident mannerWillingness to learn: Growth MindsetFlexibleAre you a native Spanish-speaking or Mandarin-speaking teacher? Please make sure to indicate this skill when you apply!Come grow with us!Visit our careers page to apply at DescriptionLePort Schools was founded in 2000 by a parent (Dr. LePort) who fell in love with the Montessori Method for his own children. From these humble beginnings, LePort has embraced a mission of growth. We now have 22 schools across the nation and our mission is to bring high-quality Montessori education to as many children as possible.Since LePort is a growing company, our staff benefits from opportunities for individual career growth. Assistant teachers may apply for financial sponsorship for Montessori training and become head teachers and have even more opportunities available for future leadership. Teachers who transfer to new geographies may be able to remain a part of the LePort family.