Overview

Olivia’s Montessori Preschool 2755 Appling Rd. 38133
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List anything an applicant would need to know in advance:
  • I am looking for someone that delights in working with children and will do all that they can to create a wonderful learning environment for the children.
  • I am looking for a mature person that will arrive for work every day and will be on time every single day. OMP is a very small school so we rely on daily attendance.
  • The position is 7:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
  • I am looking for a person that is neat and organized.
  • I am looking for a person that is communicative.
  • This is a beautiful and small preschool.
  • I have a small staff therefore everyone is required to be at work daily.
  • I follow the Shelby County School closing.There are approximately 6 weeks of school closings.
  • Applicants are not allowed to bring their children to work.
  • The school is very small and isn’t able to offer health insurance.
  • The pay is $15 an hour.
IN PERSON INTERVIEW PROCESS
I want to know what job skills an applicant has.
Once a meeting is scheduled applicants come to school and spend 20 minutes leading a small group of children:
  • Introduce yourself by your formal name
  • Read a short story. Name the author and the illustrator. Direct children to listen quietly to the entire story and then ask questions if they have any.
  • Lead the children in a song
  • Lead the children in a finger play
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JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Applicants must be willing to learn and utilize all that the school has to offer.
  • I am looking for applicants that are willing to use our puppets for puppet shows.
  • I am looking for applicants that are willing to use our flannel board stories.
  • I am looking for applicants that are willing to learn to use our drama boxes.
  • I am looking for applicants that are willing to use our dance CD’s.
  • I am looking for applicants that are willing to use our lummi stick, scarf, bean bag and parachute activites.
  • I am looking for applicants that are willing to learn to use our Science Activities.
  • I am looking for applicants that are willing to learn to use our Music Activities.
FACILITY
  • I have 2 buildings on 2 acres of land.
  • Each building has it’s own playground and bathroom.
  • Children are 3-5 years old and are not required to wear masks.
  • I teach 10 children in the Big Building.(This number could change)
  • There are 5 children in the 3 day program in the smaller building.(This number could change)
  • I need someone to work with the 3 day students while I work with the 5 day students.
  • I can use help on Monday and Friday with my group of 10
DAILY SCHEDULE
  • 7:00 Set up school for the day by following a daily checklist and caring for class pet guinea pigs
  • 7:15 Supervise the before school care children
  • 8:00 Greet children, take temperatures, sign in
  • 8:15 Prep Activities for the day
  • 8:30-10:30 Lead Classroom
  • 10:30-11:30 Outdoor Play
  • 11:30-12:00 Lunch Break
  • 12:00-12:45 Tidy Lunch Area
  • 1-2:00 Supervise Rest time
  • 2:00-2:30 Outdoor Play
  • 2:45 Dismiss children to their families
  • 3:00 End Day