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Thank you for your interest in Chemung Valley Montessori School. Located in Big Flats, NY, which is convenient to Corning, Horseheads, and Elmira. CVMS is a Toddler through 6th grade Montessori school with values that are deeply rooted in community, and one that educates the whole child by tending to the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical needs of each of our students.

Our mission: Embracing the Montessori philosophy, we nurture each child’s individual potential, passion for lifelong learning, and sense of world community.

CVMS is a positive and collegial community. We are committed to our mission and actively work to live it daily in our school.

Our culture promotes lifelong learning, and our faculty have opportunities available to them to continue expanding their knowledge of both their disciplines and the field of education. Through in-house mentoring as well as external conferences and workshops, we support and encourage our teachers to continue to grow and learn.



Building Manager Role and Responsibilities:

Building managers oversee employee and visitor safety, building maintenance, repairs and upgrades, and comply with environmental, safety and health procedures relating to facility operations.

Responsibilities include:

● Maintains the cleanliness of the building throughout the school day
● Orders and maintains the janitorial and cleaning supplies
● Responds to building related emergencies and alarms after hours
● Performs basic janitorial and maintenance tasks as requested by the classroom teachers and administration
● Maintains the grounds of the building (removing snow from sidewalks and walkways, etc.)
● Coordinates external building maintenance and repair services with approval from the Business Manager
● Assists with morning and afternoon drop off and pick up
● Provides occupants with updates of electrical, water and other service outages and scheduled shutdowns
● Oversees building security and fire alarm system
● Requests special janitorial services as needed
● Stays informed of changes to space assignments in the facility
● Coordinates facility related activities, projects, and programs
● Implements facility emergency plans
● During evacuations, assists emergency response teams in assessing building condition, locating missing personnel, shutting off utilities, and delivering a status report to assembly point leaders

Requirements include:

● High school diploma or equivalent
● Comfortable working with and around children
● Strong communication skills
● Strong organizational skills
● Flexibility
● Ability to multitask and prioritize work
● Previous janitorial and/or commercial building maintenance experience preferred

Work Hours: 7:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday

Pay: $15.00 - $19.00 per hour, commensurate with skill and experience

Job Type: Full-time


  • Employee assistance program

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance



  • 8 hour shift

  • On call


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Elmira, NY 14903: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)



  • Driver's License

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and cover letter to the Head of School:



Chemung Valley Montessori School
23 Winters Road
Elmira, New York 14903

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