Junior Kindergarten Teacher – Broadlands
Junior Kindergarten Teacher
What is more rewarding than inspiring, developing and molding a child’s future? Child care is a passionate profession, it demands a love of learning, a love of children, and a passion for intellectual and emotional engagement.
A pioneer in the field of education for more than 46 years, The Merit School provides educational experiences for infants through school age children. We are looking for highly enthusiastic individuals capable of providing consistent care and education, to ensure a stable and nurturing environment. The Merit School of Broadlands is located at 43190 Broadlands Center Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20148; Ages: 3 weeks to 12 years; Hours: 6:00 am – 6:30 pm.
The right candidate will:
Be committed to upholding standards for high quality child care at every level
Meet the individual needs of the children, interact with all children to support play and learning
Implement developmentally appropriate activities and lesson plans
Participate in staff trainings and required teacher trainings
Establish positive and effective communication and relationships with families
Be able to communicate effectively with center director(s)
Establish and maintain a safe, healthy, loving, and nurturing environment for all children
Be able to lift 50 pounds
Other duties as assigned
Minimum of six (6) months experience working in a licensed child care facility required
High School Diploma or Equivalent required
Bachelor’s degree or higher in ECE, Elementary Education or related; or
Current and active enrollment in an accredited Associates or Bachelor’s degree program; or
Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)
Ability to pass background and fingerprinting check
CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain
Applicants who are currently in this role or those who have held similar positions are encouraged to apply!
All foreign degrees MUST be converted to U.S. credits.
All foreign courses and/or credit hours must be converted to U.S. standards.
Your Benefits Package:
401 (k) Retirement
Short Term Disability
CPR/First Aid Training
Team Members are valued and recognized for their service!
We work together and we have FUN!
Here is what OUR employees say…
“A child’s love, laughter, smiles and hugs are plentiful. This keeps me returning each workday. The rewards keep coming when a child is finally able to achieve a developmental milestone in which you have worked hard to encourage them to learn. The training sessions available help make you a more successful teacher. “
~ Ms. Doris, Teacher
We invite you to explore our company, call to ask questions about joining our team, meet our teachers, and see how we live out our motto “Learning in a Loving Environment.” Complete the application online at www.meritschools.com or contact our Recruiting office for more details at (571) 402-3258. The Merit School is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.