Bristow Montessori School. Bristow, VA 20136

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703 468 1191

9050 Devlin Rd

Bristow, VA 20136

6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Monday to Friday

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Contact Us

703 468 1191

9050 Devlin Rd

Bristow, VA 20136

6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Monday to Friday

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We love to hear from experienced Montessori teachers and assistants for future full and part-time positions. Please read the following and fill out the form on this page. We will keep your information on file and contact you as positions become available. Thank you for your interest in joining the BMS community!

  • Infant Program (Ages 6 wks. – 9 mo.) Full Time *Currently hiring for this position.
  • Toddler Program (Ages 16 mo. – 2 yrs.) Part Time *Currently hiring for this position.

Infant & Toddler Assistant Role:

Working to support the Lead Teacher, your role as the Montessori assistant plays an important part in the overall success of the Montessori environment. Through gentle interaction, you would foster independence while also guiding the children to work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect and harmony.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Must have experience working with infants and toddlers (ages 6 wks. – 16 mo.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children
  • Must be reliable, timely, well organized, and diligent
  • Montessori experience or early childhood education is preferable (but not required) to maintain an optimal classroom environment for children’s safety and development.
  • Willingness to work with the lead teacher to learn about the philosophy of Montessori and further understand the goals of the class and the school.
  • The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills and a dedication to the well being of the students.

Infant/Toddler Program Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that child care routines are carried out in a manner that is prompt, hygienic, and consistent with the good child development principles. This includes routines related to diapering, hand washing, eating, napping and transitioning between activities. Attention to the daily schedule for each child is of utmost importance
  • Use equipment and supplies safely and conscientiously, keeping physical environment clean and orderly.
  • Assist with documentation of daily needs, observations, and developmental milestones.
  • Assist in maintaining routines  
  • Provide a safe and secure environment. Be familiar with emergency procedures.
  • Carry out all specific procedures and responsibilities as outlined by the BMS Staff Handbook and the lead teacher.

“When we speak about freedom in education we mean freedom for the creative energy which is the urge of life towards the development of the individual.” ~ Maria Montessori, The Child, Society and the World

  • Primary Program (Ages 3-5) Full Time *Currently hiring for this position.

Assistant Teacher Role

Working to support the Lead Teacher, your role as the Montessori assistant plays an important part in the overall success of the Montessori environment. Through gentle interaction, you would foster independence while also guiding the children to work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect and harmony.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children
  • Must be reliable, timely, and diligent.
  • Well organized
  • Montessori experience or early childhood education is preferable (but not required) to maintain an optimal classroom environment for children’s safety and development.
  • Willingness to work with the lead teacher to learn about the philosophy of Montessori and further understand the goals of the class and the school.
  • The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills and a dedication to the well being of the students.

Primary Program Responsibilities:

  • Must have experience working with children ages 3-5.
  • Assist the teacher during class time by redirecting children to work and aiding children who need help
  • Work with the teacher to prepare the environment each morning/afternoon
  • Assist daily in the maintaining, cleaning, preparation, and maintenance and order of the classroom environment
  • Supervise children on the playground and upstairs area.
  • Help children to work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect, using models of behavior and intervention demonstrated by the teacher
  • Help the teacher to make materials and plan activities
  • Occasionally assist with field trips, step in for the teacher should the need arise, and attend open houses and teacher in-service as directed.
  • Carry out all specific procedures and responsibilities as outlined by the BMS Staff Handbook and the lead teacher.
  • Ensure that childcare routines are carried out in a manner that is prompt, hygienic, and consistent with the good child development principles. This includes routines related to toilet learning, hand washing, eating, napping and transitioning between activities.
  • Use equipment and supplies safely and conscientiously, keeping the physical environment clean and orderly.
  • Assist in maintaining effective communication with parents and other staff. Will be alert and responsive to children at all times  
  • Assist in establishing routines  
  • Provide a safe and secure environment. Be familiar with emergency procedures

“When we speak about freedom in education we mean freedom for the creative energy which is the urge of life towards the development of the individual.” ~ Maria Montessori, The Child, Society and the World

*Currently hiring for this position.

We are currently seeking caring and nurturing early childhood after school assistants preferably with Montessori experience or qualification in early childhood education to maintain an optimal after school environment for children’s safety and development. The candidates would plan and participate in crafts, sports and structured activities with students. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills to greet and liaise with parents and show a commitment to the well being of the students.

Qualifications:

  • Age 18 years or older
  • Demonstrated ability to work with children
  • Must be reliable, timely, organized, and diligent.
  • Montessori experience or early childhood education is preferable (but not required) to maintain an optimal classroom environment for children’s safety and development.
  • Willingness to learn about the philosophy of Montessori and further understand the goals of the class and the school.
  • The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills and a dedication to the well being of the students.

After-Care Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Must have experience working with children ages 3-5.
  • Assist daily in the maintaining, cleaning, preparation, and maintenance and order of the after-school environment
  • Supervise children on the playground and upstairs area.
  • Help children to work cooperatively in an atmosphere of respect, using models of behavior and intervention.
  • Assist in making materials and planning activities
  • Carry out all specific procedures and responsibilities as outlined by the BMS Staff Handbook.
  • Ensure that child care routines are carried out in a manner that is prompt, hygienic, and consistent with the good child development principles. This includes routines related to toilet learning, hand washing, eating, and transitioning between activities.
  • Use equipment and supplies safely and conscientiously, keeping the physical environment clean and orderly.
  • Assist in maintaining effective communication with parents and other staff. Will be alert and responsive to children at all times.
  • Assist in establishing routines  
  • Provide a safe and secure environment. Be familiar with emergency procedures

 

“When we speak about freedom in education we mean freedom for the creative energy which is the urge of life towards the development of the individual.” ~ Maria Montessori, The Child, Society and the World

Lead Montessori Teachers (for each of the following programs) *Not currently hiring for these positions.

  • Infant Program: age 6 weeks – 2 years
  • Toddler Program: age 2 years – 3 years
  • Primary Program: age 3 years – 6 years

The qualified applicant should have at least 2+ years of experience as a lead Montessori teacher. Undergraduate education is required with Master’s level given preference. Any special program experience like art, music, physical education or languages should be highlighted. Qualifications shall also include graduate training recognized by AMS (American Montessori Society), AMI (Association Montessori Internationale), NCME (National Council on Measurement in Education) or MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education).

The Lead Montessori Teacher will be part of a great team that brings Montessori pedagogy to an area with limited Montessori options for parents. The school facilities are state of the art featuring a 14,000 sf, two story building as well as outdoor playground and gardening area.

The Lead Teacher will design the classroom curriculum, maintain harmony, work individually and in groups, ensure safety and regulatory compliance and inspire children to learn. The Lead teacher will be a nurturer by nature and someone who enjoys the creative challenge of create a personal classroom environment founded in core Montessori teachings. The Lead Teacher is expected to be a team player and a problem solver. Owner is looking for someone that can lead and follow when needed due to the start-up entrepreneurial environment. Competitive compensation package will be offered based on experience.

This position offers an incredible opportunity to help shape a wonderful classroom environment.

*Not currently hiring for this position.

We are currently seeking an experienced and dynamic foreign language instructor to work in our Primary program. The candidate should have proven foreign language teaching experience.

The instructor must demonstrate mastery of teaching a foreign language to young children and be able to engage and manage small groups of children with ease. The position is approximately 4 hours per week.

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