Open Position: Substitute Teachers

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 :

Required :
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.

Winter Concert| December 8th at 6:30 pm (Volunteer Opportunity)

Winter Concert 2 (1)

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!

 

2014-12-11 Winter Concert

Collage from Winter Concert 2014

Bagel Cafe: Monthly

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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:

  • September 15th
  • October 13th
  • November 10th
  • December 8th
  • January 19th
  • February 9th
  • March 9th
  • April 27th
  • May 25th

Pizza Lunch: Monthly

Pizza Lunch

 

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

Open Position – Montessori Aftercare Assistant

Aftercare position: Mon-Fri 3:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m
Openings in all classrooms: Toddlers age 18 months – 3 years , Primary age 3 – 6 , Elementary age 6 – 12Desired Candidate for either position would have a natural love for children. Must be willing to work as a team to help create a loving, clean and educational environment for young children. Must be willing to take direction while also exhibiting initiative to create and maintain program activities.

All Positions require

High School Diploma
CPR certificate
Background check, Fingerprinting, & a current TB test

 

 

 

New Outdoor Space: 413 Lexington

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

School Donations for Volunteer Time

In need of completing volunteer hours? Don’t have time to dedicate?

Stepping Stones is asking for the following donations;

Casa Needs

  • Blankets (for nap program) x 2 = 1 hr
  • Our newest Toddler Casa is in need of a Potty chair , 6 chairs and plates. Please follow the links provided for the items.
    (the volunteer time is based on cost of item for our toddler casa)
  • Our Lower & Upper Elementary Casa’s are in need of bird seed, which they use to help with observing and identifying birds. Please follow links provided below (the volunteer time is based on cost of item)

School Needs

  • 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.