LeafSpring School at Hanover Medical Park

Careers

APPLICATION INFORMATION

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.

Download our fillable employment application here or APPLY ONLINE.

Open positions

  • Private Kindergarten Teacher

    • LeafSpring School at Hanover is seeking a degreed and qualified teacher for its Private Kindergarten class. LeafSpring School is the standard of excellence in early childhood and school-age recreation. The Hanover location is growing and we are seeking well-qualified applicants to join our team.

      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.

      THE TEACHER WILL:

      • 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.

       

      REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION:

      • 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 is a plus (will be provided upon hire by company if needed)
      • The classroom follows the Hanover County Public School calendar
      • This position will begin in August and include in-service training and curriculum planning time. Interested applicants who are available sooner are also encouraged to apply.

       

      LeafSpring School at Hanover is EOE and salary/pay will be determined on qualifications and previous experience. Download our fillable employment application or apply online (links above).

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)
  • DIRECTOR

      • Must possess a love for children and an ability to relate well with them, their families and teachers,
      • Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university with an emphasis in child development or a related field. Master of Science in Education preferred.
      • Must have at least three years of full time teaching and/or administrative experience in programs for young children.
      • Must have at least one year administrative experience.
      • CPR certified or obtains certification within six months of employment.
      • First Aid certified or obtains certification within six months of employment.
  • ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

      • Must possess a love for children and an ability to relate well with them, their families, and teachers
      • Must have a baccalaureate degree in Elementary Education or other child-related field.
      • Must have at least two years experience teaching young children in a group setting with at least one year in a supervisory role, preferably in a NAEYC accredited program.
      • CPR certified or obtain certification within six months of employment.
      • First Aid certified or obtain certification within six months of employment.
  • CURRICULUM SPECIALIST

      • Must possess a love for children and an ability to relate well to them, their families, and staff.
      • Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or other child-related field. Prefer one year experience in NAEYC accredited program.
      • Three years experience teaching children in a group setting.
      • CPR certified or obtains certification within 6 months of employment.
      • First Aid certified or obtains certification within 6 months of employment.
  • 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.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

      • Pleasant, gracious, and courteous manner with an ability to relate well with the public.
      • High school diploma required, some college preferred.
      • Minimum of at least one year experience working with the public.
      • Competency in the following clerical skills to include, but not limited to:
        • Typing
        • Filing
        • Record keeping
        • Telephone systems
        • Computer
      • CPR certification or obtain certification within six months of employment.
      • First Aid certification or obtain certification within six months of employment.
  • KITCHEN MANAGER

      • Associates Degree or greater in Nutrition, Food Service and/or Certified Food Service. Management Certification (complete within first year of employment) or related field.
      • Must possess a love for children and an ability to relate well with them, their families, and teachers.
      • Must be at least 18 years of age.
      • Two-year minimum of foodservice cooking experience.
      • CPR certified or obtains certification within six months of employment.
  • COOK

      • Must possess a love for children and an ability to relate well with them, their families, and teachers.
      • Must be at least 18 years of age.
      • Two-year minimum of foodservice cooking experience.
      • CPR certified or obtains certification within six months of employment.
  • 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.