Minnieland Academy Arlington, VA, USA
Nov 13, 2018Full time
The Merit School of Arlington is currently seeking a vibrant, experienced, and qualified Lead Teachers. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or related is a requirement for this position, as well as previous experience in a school setting. Come be apart of a wonderful, exciting and talented team of educators! This position is full of various activities that support different age groups and needs. The Merit Schools have 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 setting the standard for high quality child care at every level. Be responsible for helping with lesson plans in accordance to curriculum requirements. Monitor each individual developmental milestones related to mind, communication, and self. Establish positive and effective communication and relationships with families. Be able to communicate effectively with school principal(s). Establish and maintain a safe, healthy, loving, and nurturing environment for all children. Participate in staff meetings and required teacher trainings. Be able to lift 50 pounds. Other duties as assigned. Experience and Educational Requirements: Minimum of six (6) months experience working with young children; school setting and/or licensed child care facility. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or a related field (with a minimum of 30 credits in ECE). Associates degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or a related field (with a minimum of 15 credits in ECE). Excellent written and oral communication skills. Benefits include but are not limited to: Medical and Dental Reduced Child Care 401 (k) Retirement Plan Paid Leave Paid Holidays. Educational Reimbursement and more! The Merit Schools are an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All applicants must have the ability to pass a background check. To apply please submit your resume and cover letter and a copy of your transcripts www.meritschools.com. For more information please contact our Recruitment office at (571) 402-3258. We look forward to having you join our team!