Immediate opening for part-time music teacher for 2014-15 school year. The Music Teacher will plan and implement the Music program for mixed-age classes of students, ages 2-12, at MSNV’s two campuses. Classes will range from 20 minutes to one hour. They will include but not be limited to: building a repertoire of songs, rhymes and chants appropriate to the ages in each group; rhythm work through body movement and use of instruments; learning simple dances; improvisation; creative movement; recognition of instruments of the orchestra; listening (with discussion) to musical selections with knowledge of appropriate composers (Elementary class); familiarization of rhythmic notation and terminology (Elementary class).
Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in music-related field, and a minimum of one level of Orff-Schulwerk training, two levels being preferable. Excellent classroom management and organizational ability, initiative, and independent judgment, and effective communication skills. Previous early childhood and elementary level music teaching experience is highly preferred.
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter with MUSIC in the subject line to
P/T DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
The Montessori School of Northern Virginia seeks a dynamic, experienced part-time Director of Marketing & Communications to take us to the next level! Come guide this thriving, warm and welcoming school (ages 2-12) in formulating and implementing a strategic marketing/communications plan that considers the latest technology and trends, supports retention and ensures qualified applicants. Reporting directly to the Head of School, this Director works closely with the advancement team, oversees and actively participates in production of marketing/communication materials, coordinates advertising, publicity, and public relations, and may serve as the school’s spokesperson. This Director will begin by rolling out our new logo and website, identify and implement document changes per style guide, identify marketing/communications strategy, and establish social media/blog presence. Fun! Significant telecommuting opportunity for the right candidate.
Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in marketing from accredited university, preferably MBA, 5+ years demonstrated success in marketing, communications, market research and business strategy, outstanding oral and written communication skills, creative, able to perform under deadlines and handle varied projects simultaneously, proficient in electronic publishing, social media and MS Office, and skilled in cross functional team/vendor management. Independent judgment, initiative and organization a must. Strong preference for candidates with Montessori/school environment experience.
To Apply: Kindly submit resume and cover letter to