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LeafSpring School at Three Chopt

Careers – Now Hiring!

We are a nationally accredited early education program that has been providing high-quality care in the Richmond area for nearly 30 years. LeafSpring School provides exceptional early childhood education to children as young as six weeks, continuing through private kindergarten, in addition to offering a dynamic afterschool program and summer camp.

We are currently seeking positive, motivated and dependable individuals to join our faculty. By working at LeafSpring School, you will be part of a dedicated community of educators with a focused mission of partnership with parents, teachers, and our school nurse. Our faculty enjoy working in a strong team environment and are always searching for new and innovative ways to meet the needs of those in our care.

OPEN POSITIONS: 

  • Preschool Assistant Teacher
  • Preschool Multi-classroom Teacher
  • Preschool Substitute Teacher
  • School Age Recreation Instructor

If you are a teacher looking to join a passionate group of team players who are eager to learn and grow alongside the children, then this is the place for you! If you are interested in working at LeafSpring School submit your resume to Jenna Ward (Preschool and Get Well Place) and/or Charlene Bryce (Village/School Age/After School) and let us know which position you’re interested in. 

 

Benefit options include (may vary based on type of employment): 

  • Health and Dental Insurance options
  • No nights or weekends!
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid birthday holiday
  • 401K
  • Child tuition discounts
  • Discounts with local gym membership
  • Sponsored and subsidized continuing education
  • Scholarship program opportunities
  • Paid lesson planning time
  • First Aid and CPR certification

Employment at LeafSpring School is based on each candidate’s personal and professional qualifications and ability to meet the specifications of the position to be filled. LeafSpring School maintains and promotes an equal employment opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Full-time, part-time, seasonal and substitute employment opportunities are available at LeafSpring School as positions open.

Qualifications

  • LEAD TEACHER/RECREATION COUNSELOR

      • Must possess a love for children and an ability to relate well with them, their families, and teachers.
      • Baccalaureate degree in early childhood education, child development, or other child-related field and with a minimum of one (1) year experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR Baccalaureate degree in a non-related field and 18 early childhood education or education credits and a minimum of two (2) years of experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR Associate degree in early childhood education, child development, or other child-related field with a minimum of two (2) years of experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR CDA certificate in early childhood education with a minimum of four (4) years experience teaching young children in a group setting.
      • Minimum of at least one (1) year of experience in a NAEYC accredited program preferred.
      • CPR certified or obtains certification within six months of employment.
      • First Aid certified or obtains certification within six months of employment.
  • TEACHER/RECREATION INSTRUCTOR

      • Must possess a love for children and an ability to relate well with them, their families, and teachers.
      • Baccalaureate degree in early childhood education, child development, or other child-related field and with a minimum of one (1) year experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR Baccalaureate degree in a non-related field and 12 early childhood education or education credits and a minimum of one (1) year of experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR Associate degree in early childhood education, child development, or other child-related field with a minimum of one (1) year of experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR CDA certificate in early childhood education with a minimum of two (2) years experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR 18 credit hours of early childhood education or education courses with a minimum of three (3) years experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR Seven (7) years of experience teaching children in a group setting.
      • Prefer one (1) year of experience in a NAEYC accredited program preferred.
      • CPR certified or obtain certification within six months of employment.
  • ASSISTANT TEACHER/RECREATION ASSISTANT

      • Must possess a love for children and an ability to relate well with them, their families, and teachers.
      • Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or other child-related field.
        • OR Current CDA certificate in Early Childhood Education and one-year teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR 6 credit hours of Early Childhood Education courses and three years experience teaching young children in a group setting.
        • OR High school diploma and four years experience teaching children in a group setting.
      • Prefer at least one year experience in a NAEYC accredited program.
      • CPR certifies or obtain certification within six months of hire date.