Stepping Stones Montessori enrolls children ages 18 mo -12 yr. Here, you can expect a school where children’s natural desire to learn is celebrated, where moving at their own pace is encouraged, and their unique learning style is embraced. We are looking for energetic and positive additions to serve as substitute teachers throughout the school. Ideally, a candidate should have a calm, peaceful approach, and a willingness to tackle any task in the classroom.
Applicants should have prior experience with children. Experience or knowledge of the Montessori method is a plus!
Reports to: Head of School
Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain a safe and clean classroom and a nurturing environment. * Provide positive guidance and encouragement in each student’s daily routine. * Communicate effectively and positively with colleagues. *
Position Requirements and Preferences :
A High School Diploma or GED
Complete TB Testing
Ability to pass background check
Some college preferred * Excellent verbal and written expression. * Possess a natural love for working with children. * Interact with children in a positive and helpful manner. * Communicate to supervisor verbally (and in writing if requested) any incidents adversely affecting a child’s well-being or program operations. * Works well in a collaborative environment.
The Winter Concert is prepared by our students in the Primary, Lower and Upper Elementary programs with the guidance of our music teacher, Mr. Tim. This concert will be held at Edgewood United Church, December 8th at 6:30 p.m. This is also a volunteer opportunity, a sign up will be available soon.
We hope to see all the families there!
Collage from Winter Concert 2014
We hope all our families enjoy the short break, school resumes November 27th
Ms. Allyson’s Casa will meet on November 13th
Ms. Lorie’s Casa will meet on November 20th
Join your child in their primary casa at 6:30 p.m.
Our students enjoy sharing their favorite materials with their parents! Primary parents come to the Primary Open to give your child the opportunity to share with you their classroom experiences!
Elementary First Friday is THIS Friday at 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Come to your child’s Elementary classroom to let your child lead you through their favorite materials!
The Bagel Café. Once a month, the Upper Elementary students from the Elementary Casa host a morning bagel sale. The students manage all the details including maintaining inventory and keeping the books. All of the elementary students decide how the funds will be used. The Bagel Café located in the main hallway of the school is from 7:30am – 9am on the following dates:
- November 10th
- December 8th
- January 19th
- February 9th
- March 9th
- April 27th
- May 25th
Our Elementary student run the monthly pizza lunch as a fundraiser for the 6th year trip. They take care of placing the orders, preparing the meal with the side and dessert, and serving the lunch to student who have pre-ordered the meal. This meal is available for all students from Toddler to Elementary. You must fill out a form to participate. If you would like to sign up stop in the office.
September 29th October 27th November 17th December 15th January 26th February 16th March 16th April 20th May 18th
New Land, New Opportunities!
We recently finalized the purchase of the land behind the school, 413 Lexington Rd
As you know we have already started working on cleaning up the land and have created some garden space, however this will be a process before it will be ready for students.
Coming soon we will have many volunteer opportunities to make this space exactly what we need
In need of completing volunteer hours? Don’t have time to dedicate?
Stepping Stones is asking for the following donations;
- Printer paper = 1 hr
- Dish soap x 5 = 1 hr
- Paper towels x 5 = 1 hr
- Tissues x 5 = 1 hr
- Cleaning wipes x 5 = 1 hr
As a reminder Stepping Stones is a non-profit organization. These items can be purchased as tax exempt if bought for the school. Please contact the office for more information.