Employment Opportunities

Lead & Assistant Teachers

St. Matthew’s UMC Weekday School is looking for experienced, energetic, creative and supportive Lead & Assistant Teachers for a 5-day or 2- day work schedule. The hours of the Lead & Assistant Teachers are 8:30-1:30 PM, Monday – Friday, or Tuesday & Thursday, September – May.
Candidates must be fluent in English, both written and oral. Experience working with small children is required. Education in Early Childhood Development or/related field preferred.
For more information please send cover letter, and resume with references to Nicole Page, the Director, at wds@stmatthewumc.org.


Substitute Teachers

Looking for dynamic substitutes for the 2017-2018 school year. Substitutes are on-call and on an as need basis. If you feel as though this job opportunity is calling you please send a cover letter and resume to St. Matthew’s UMC, Weekday School Director, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are you accepting job applications?

A: Sure!  You can download our job application by clicking here.  After completing the form, please mail it to the following address: St. Matthew’s WDS ATTN:  Director 8617 Little River Turnpike Annandale, VA 22003.  As positions become available, the director will review applications on file.

Q: Does St. Matthew’s WDS teach religion?

A: We currently do not have a religious curriculum. We are located in a Christian environment and are considered an outreach of St. Matthews United Methodist Church. We are a Non-Denominational Program.  The center is interracial, interfaith and enrolls children from many ethnic backgrounds. We operate under the golden rule, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” We offer Chapel Time as an enrichment program.

Q:  What is Chapel Time?

A:  Students are offered Chapel Time once a week.  This is a 15-20 minute session that takes place outside of the classroom.  Students sing a song like “This little Light of Mine” and are told a Bible story by the Weekday School Director, the SMUMC Director of Children’s Ministry, or one of SMUMC Pastoral Staff.

Q: When is my tuition due?

A: Tuition is due on the 1st of each month with the exception of the September payment being due on or before the first day of school. A reminder envelope will be sent home with your child. After the 10th of the month you are assessed a late fee of $35.

Q: Why do I pay May tuition for the school term starting in September before the start of the school year?

A: St. Matthew’s WDS is a non-profit center. We depend on your May tuition for the upcoming school year to assist us with start-up costs associated with the beginning of the year.

Q: Do you offer extended day care?

A: The Weekday School does not offer any extended care.

Q: Do you offer transportation?

A: The Weekday School does not offer transportation to or from the school.  Transportation for your child is solely your responsibility.