Purcellville, Virginia

(Full Time)

Summary

Good Shepherd School (GSS) located in Purcellville, VA is a Montessori and Classical school, rooted in the Catholic Tradition and serving children preschool through 8th grade in Purcellville, VA.

GSS is seeking a Guide/Teacher for our Primary classroom of three- to five-year-old children.  We seek applicants with early childhood education experience.  Montessori candidates are preferred, but all qualified candidates will be considered.  VA DSS Licensing requirements must be met and clean background check.

Duties and Responsibilities to include:

·      Plan and conduct daily activities for the program in the classroom and outdoors

·      Maintain an environment that promotes positive growth and development of children

·      Set classroom expectations for students, parents and teacher assistants

·      Collaborate with the Catechist and teacher assistant to promote the learning of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

·      Observe, record and report significant learning/behavior concerns of children to parents and administration

·      Update records and handling various administrative tasks

·      Supervise/guide teacher assistants, as needed

·      Participate in overseeing drop off, pick up and recess

·      Assist in set up of the Primary environment

·      Actively develop and maintain positive parent and staff relationships

·      Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

The preferred applicant will be a practicing Catholic, have a desire to work with preschool aged students and form them in the Catholic Faith and be familiar with Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.

Compensation will depend on experience/qualifications.

Please email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to office@goodshepherdschoolva.com.