Contact: April Shiosaki
Name of School/Organization: Blossoming Hill Montessori School
School Website: www.blossominghill.org
Age Group: Early Childhood 2 1/2 - 5
Description: Blossoming Hill Montessori School is currently seeking to hire a full time Lead Early Childhood Montessori Teacher to step in to complete the school year (through June 2021) and beyond. BHM is offering in-person education to our children ages 2 ½ - 5 years in small cohort groups following local health guidelines. Our Early Childhood cohort will include no more than 12 children with a full time Montessori Certified guide and an assistant. There may be times throughout the year when remote learning will be necessary due to Covid-19.
BHM is a small private school located in Maple Valley, WA with a community of 60 children ages 2 ½ - 6th grade. We have two Early Childhood classrooms, a Kindergarten/First Grade class, Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary.
- A minimum 4-year college degree
- An Early Childhood Montessori certification from a MACTE accredited program
- Excellent communication with children, families, and colleagues
Personal Qualities Desired:
- Caring & compassionate
- Creative & innovative
- Motivated & committed to Montessori
- Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with three additional hours of flexible time for classroom prep, record keeping, communications, etc.
- A cohort group of twelve students
- Autonomy of classroom setup, curriculum and classroom management while respecting each individual child, having a joyful classroom, and providing high quality Montessori.
- As part of our Covid-19 mitigation we have flexed our days of the week to be Monday – Thursday school and Fridays off. The school day is 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with a half hour drop off and pickup time. We are spending additional time outdoors, we have made modifications to class size, modifications to procedures and modifications to our meal program, etc. in accordance with our regulatory agencies.
- Staff must be comfortable wearing a cloth face covering and face shield during in-class instruction and a face covering at all times while on campus in accordance
- Salary based on experience
- BHM offers medical, dental and vision insurance to our full-time staff
- Paid sick leave, personal time, paid breaks, and holidays
Phone: (425) 276-5649
School Address: 23855 SE 216th Street, Maple Valley, WA 98038