Position Information

Jul 27, 2021

Sep 30, 2021



Valley Montessori School in Harrisonburg, VA is hiring Classroom Assistants for the morning and afternoon. The successful candidates will work with students aged 2 to 6+ years old.

Estimated start date: August 17th

Reports to: School Director

The schedule is Monday – Friday while school is in session, and may be split with among multiple candidates for M/W/F and Tu/Th if needed for scheduling purposes. Hourly rate will be dependent on candidate’s experience.

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

Employment offer subject to successful completion of Virginia Department of Social Services and VA State Police background checks.

How to apply:


$10-12 per hour

Hours per week
8 to 25 depending upon position

Specific hours
Morning Assistant Hours: 8:00am – 1:00pm; Afternoon Assistant Hours: 3:00pm – 5:30pm

Duration of position
School year

Employer Information





15 Southgate Court, Harrisonburg, VA,

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