Position Information

May 18, 2021

Jul 1, 2021



Valley Montessori School in Harrisonburg, VA is now hiring multiple openings for the position of Classroom Assistant, to begin in August, 2021. The successful candidate will work with students ages 2-6 years old. The schedule Monday – Friday while school is in session. Typical hours will be 7:30am to approximately 3:30pm; or 2:00pm to 5:30pm depending upon the position hired for. (hours may vary based on need) Hourly rate will be dependent on candidate’s experience. Interested persons should complete an application and submit a cover letter and resume, if available to this posting.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Estimated start date: August 18, 2021
Reports to: School Director
Pay Range: $12-14 per hour
Typical Hours: Building is open 7:30am – 5:30pm – specific position will determine work hours. Daily

Assists lead teacher in all operations of the classroom
Sets up classroom and helps children make transition from their morning classroom
Plans daily enrichment projects with lead teacher(s)
Maintains a daily routine with the children, including outside play, story and rest time, snack time and an enrichment activity
Oversees the flow of the program and keeps the classroom prepared, clean, and stimulating throughout the year Supervises children in outdoor play
Engages the children in fun outdoor games
Keeps in close communication with team teachers and other staff members
Cleans up classroom and outdoor area at end of school day, follows school lock-up procedures
Follows all current guidelines for enhanced cleaning, social distancing 

Meets regularly with team teachers for planning, reviewing children, revitalizing/revising classroom
Attends staff meetings, training and other professional development opportunities as necessary
Follow established procedures and adherence to safety regulations
Other duties as assigned

Desired Experience/Qualifications:

Loves working with children
Respects and protects privacy of children, parents and staff
Develops a connection with each child
Maintains a positive and solution-oriented attitude
Is patient, organized, creative, flexible, and energetic
Desire to have fun in the workplace
First Aid, CPR, other professional training
Previous experience or exposure to a Montessori environment and methods
Minimum of 6 months experience working with children in a certified child care facility or school
Employment offer subject to successful completion of Virginia Department of Social Services and VA State Police background checks

COVID-19 considerations: We ask that all employees be vaccinated for the safety of the children in care. All current VDH and VA DSS guidance is followed at the facility.

How to apply:



Specific hours
7:30a to 3:30p or 2pm to 5:30pm

Employer Information

Dave Jahne




15 Southgate Court, Harrisonburg, VA,

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