"All of my staff members have been so kind to me and have really helped me adjust to my new working environment. We work hard everyday to prepare our students for a bright and successful future. Our curriculum covers reading, writing, math, social skills, science, and more. We also just added yoga, different languages, and more music to our daily activities. There is no better way to give your child a bright beginning to their education!"-Ms. Emily
Free or reduced childcare
Birthday and anniversary celebrations
Delicious snacks for break time
Teacher appreciation brunches and lunches
Teacher survival kit (ask us about it!)
Coffee and tea
Fantastic and engaged families
Adorable children to love and learn
Beautiful classrooms and large campus
Plentiful teacher materials
Creativity and flexibility with curriculum implementation
Positive and collaborative problem solving
Strong faculty and family culture
Average teacher tenure is 8 years; school wide we have 1,511 years total teaching experience!
Family flexible schedules
Team oriented and positive culture
Supportive and friendly co-workers
Locally owned since 1984 by Kathe Petchel
Mentor program with experienced teachers
We spoil our teachers with custom T-shirts, Teacher bags and water tumblers
#1 place to work in Charlottesville!
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