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Learn more about our search for a new Head of SchoolCLICK HERE

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January 2022

Tue-Fri
18-21

NYC CARES COAT DRIVE

Wed
19

8:00-9:15p: Mindful Parenting During Times of Collective Stress with Rachel Henes

Thu
17

9:30-10:45a: Riding Emotional Waves with Calm & Compassion with Rachel Henes

Mon
21

PRESIDENTS’ DAY — School Closed

Tue
22

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day — School Closed

Wed
23

Staff Development Day — School Closed for Children

Mon-Fri
14-25

SPRING BREAK — School Closed

Wed
16

8:00-9:15p: “Is This Normal?” Understanding Perfectionism and Pressure in Parenting with Rachel Henes

Mon
28

WMS Reopens for Children and Staff

Fri
15

Passover & Good Friday — School Closed

Wed
20

9:30 -10:45a: Why Did They Do That? Responding to Challenging Behaviors with Compassion with Rachel Henes

Thu-Fri
28-29

Parent/Teacher Conferences — School Closed for Children

Wed
18

8:00-9:15p: Change Starts At Home: Parenting for a More Just World with Rachel Henes

Mon
30

MEMORIAL DAY — School Closed

Tue
14

Last Day of School for Children

Fri
17

Last Day of School for Staff

Mon
27

First Day of Summer Program

Mon
04

INDEPENDENCE DAY — Summer Camp Closed

Fri
05

Last Day of Summer Program

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Group Teacher — Immediate Hire

We are looking for group teachers who have had some experience in early childhood education or relevant field experience.

Overview

Start Date: January 3, 2022

We are looking for group teachers who have had some experience in early childhood education or relevant field experience. They will work with other professionals in a team of three to share strengths and skills. Candidates should have knowledge of child development, developmentally appropriate teaching strategies, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The hours of employment are 8:15 – 3:30 at our Hudson Site, and 8:15 – 4:30 at our Duane Site, Monday – Friday. Our school year ends the third week of June. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Our school incorporates Dr. Montessori’s principles with the influences of the Reggio Emilia approach. We are an ISAAGNY (Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York) non-profit school of children aged 2-6 and a full-time teaching staff of 43. Our staff is particularly supportive and serves as a community of learners. Our parent body is generous and committed to the work of the school. Please visit our website to learn more about the school: http://washingtonmarketschool.org

Our school pays full health benefits including dental, midwifery and therapeutic. After a year’s employment, the school offers a 5% salary match for our annual 401K benefit. We reimburse partial or full tuition for relevant courses as well as total financial support for Montessori training. Our staff enjoys travel and conferences both locally and internationally through the school’s generous fundraising efforts in non-pandemic times.

Please send your resume and a cover letter to Resumes@wms-nyc.org

All resumes must be accompanied with a cover letter to be considered. No phone calls please.
Please do not apply if you have already sent in a resume previously.

Certification required: NYC Group Teacher
Degree Required: Bachelors or Masters in Early Childhood