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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 for the 2019-2020 school year. 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.

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, review the open positions below and submit your resume to Jenna Ward (Preschool and Get Well Palce) and/or Charlene Bryce (Village/School Age/After School) or apply through our Indeed account.

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

  • KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

      • This position is responsible for the teaching, daily supervision, and management of a classroom with a ratio of 10:1.
      • The teacher will plan, implement, and supervise the daily program for the class in accordance with the philosophy of LeafSpring School.
      • Incorporate principles of age-appropriate growth and development and developmentally appropriate practice in daily lesson plans.
      • Teacher the Kindergarten standards of learning, the common core curriculum standards as well as standards from the Virginia Department of Education and Hanover County.
      • Inspire children to learn through play (LeafSpring School utilizes a play-based approach).
      • Encourage child-directed, project-based learning
      • Manage children as they more to extracurricular activities such as Gym, Art, Science, Library and Outdoor Play to help learn transitions they will be doing once in public school.
      • Instruct using an enriched curriculum in English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, and small group times.
      • QUALIFICATIONS:
        • A degree and current Virginia teaching certification in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Child Development, or other child-related fields.
        • 1 or more years of classroom experience
        • Excellent classroom management skills
        • Ability to create lesson plans
        • Ability to track student progress
        • Excellent communication skills
        • Current CPR/First Aid certification (will be provided upon hire by company if needed)
  • GET WELL PLACE COORDINATOR

      • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
      • Current nursing license.
      • At least two years of recent pediatric experience.
      • CPR certified.
      • First Aid certified.
  • GET WELL PLACE RN

      • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
      • Current nursing license.
      • At least two years of recent pediatric experience.
      • Valid First Aid certification.
      • Successful completion of a physical assessment course prior to or within the first six months of employment.
      • Valid CPR certification.
  • GET WELL PLACE LPN

      • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
      • Current nursing license.
      • At least two years of recent pediatric experience.
      • Valid First Aid certification.
      • Successful completion of a physical assessment course prior to or within the first six months of employment.
      • Valid CPR certification.
  • 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.