Careers

Our benefits package includes health, dental, long-term disability, SIMPLE IRA, professional development, and tuition remission for qualified dependents. Applicants for classroom teaching positions must have a Montessori credential that is MACTE-approved. A bachelor’s degree and previous classroom experience are preferred. Candidates are expected to work collaboratively for the benefit of each child and the school and demonstrate a commitment to professional growth and development.

Interested applicants are invited to forward their resume with a cover letter to staffing@mcsdurham.org.

Openings for 2018-19

Primary Teacher

We are seeking an AMS, AMI or MACTE credentialed, experienced primary teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Our school uses a co-teaching model. As such, ideal candidates should feel comfortable working in the classroom with another trained teacher to plan lessons, give lessons, manage the classroom and prepare and maintain the environment.

Our highly trained and dedicated faculty and administrators work collaboratively with great enthusiasm to offer a well-rounded Montessori program to our students and families. Salary is commensurate with experience and generous benefits offered. Montessori Community School is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send cover letter and resume to Keturah Russell, Assistant Head of School for Academic Programs at staffing@mcsdurham.org.

 

K–8 Music Specialist

We are currently accepting applications for a kindergarten to eighth-grade music teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Candidates should be passionate about working with children and have experience teaching music. A bachelor’s degree in music education is required.  Montessori experience is preferred, but not mandatory.

The ideal candidate will be able to enhance our music program with their creativity, and their understanding and appreciation of music instruction.  Job responsibilities include: planning and implementing an integrated music curriculum, conducting chorus, teaching basic and intermediate music theory, directing planned music experiences and writing conference reports.  Experience with ukulele instruction and/or willingness to train is preferred. Candidates must have a strong singing voice, piano proficiency, and an understanding of the developmental needs of students K–8.

Excellent communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues are essential. Interested applicants are invited to forward their resume with a cover letter to the Head of School, Tim Daniel, staffing@mcsdurham.org.

 

Toddler Floater/Late Day Teacher

We are seeking a qualified Toddler Floater/Late Day Teacher who has experience working with students 18 months to 3 years old. Ideal candidates have Montessori experience, or desire to learn the Montessori Method. Candidates will work 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. under the guidance of certified toddler teachers, floating between 2 toddler classrooms, until the late day program begins at 3:00 p.m. It is expected that the late day program will also carry out the appropriate learning and developmental learning goals of our school. Candidates must have strong classroom management skills, be willing to take direction from lead teachers, and build strong professional relationships with the staff and families at MCS. Please send a cover letter and resume to Keturah Russell, Assistant Head of School for Academic Programs at staffing@mcsdurham.org.