Cambridge Montessori School seeks an immediate full time Primary Assistant Teacher. Applicants must have previous experience working with young children. Montessori school experience is preferred, but not required. Assistant teachers will be expected to support the smooth daily routines and operation of a class of students, ages 3 years old to 6 years old. Assistant teachers will work under the guidance of a credentialed lead teacher to ensure a high quality Montessori learning experience for all children.
We seek flexible, imaginative, creative teachers who can effectively plan and problem solve with a team. The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles is required. We expect our faculty to be involved and active in the school community. A confident, professional demeanor and a sense of humor are important characteristics. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues and others. Above all, a strong respect for and love of children is essential to function effectively in this child centered environment. We look for a long-term commitment to the school.
This position is for the 2020-2021 academic year, September through June. Salary is based on experience and background. The school offers a competitive benefits package.
Candidates should send a letter, personal statement, and resume to:
Katie Tremblay, Interim Director of Toddler and Primary Programs
Cambridge Montessori School, 161 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Cambridge Montessori School encourages independent, self-directed learning for life in a child-centered, international community valuing peace, respect for others and pride in individual differences.
CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style,
political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial
assistance, education or employment practices.
About Cambridge Montessori School
Cambridge Montessori School (CMS) is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling 225 students from toddlers through grade eight. Founded in 1964, we have served Cambridge and surrounding towns for over 50 years. CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries. CMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools in New England and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.