The Merit School is seeking experienced assistant teachers for our Manassas Park location.The Merit School has been providing quality care and education to Virginia families since 1972. We are a family owned business committed to supporting families and children in the communities we serve. We provide engaging educational experiences for infants through school age children that meet their emotional, physical, social and intellectual needs. The qualified candidate will: * Be committed to helping The Merit School continue to set the standard for high quality child care at every level. * Meet the individual needs of the children. * Work closely with the Lead Teacher to implement developmentally appropriate activities. * Implement lesson plans created by the lead teacher. * Participate in staff trainings and required teacher trainings. * Establish positive and effective communication and relationships with families. * Interact with all children to support play, exploration and learning. * 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. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE -- (Must have one of the following): * Current CDA; OR * Current and active enrollment in an accredited Associates or Bachelor degree program or a high school diploma with the willingness to further their education in early childhood. Must have 6 months experiences in a school setting. Must be willing to complete DSS 10 hour training before employment.
Job Type: Full-time