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.

  • Maintenance Worker

    Montessori Community School is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker for a year-round position from 8 am–5 pm, Monday through Friday.

    Founded in 1980, MCS is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Our beautifully planned, 13 acre, wooded campus is located between Durham and Chapel Hill. MCS features sunny, spacious classrooms, science lab, a fine arts building for music, art, and ceramics, a sport field, track, sand volleyball court, numerous playgrounds, and a gymnasium.

    The Maintenance Worker will report to the Assistant Head of School for Finance and Facilities and the Head of School. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: repairing materials on campus, installing and assembling new equipment, light plumbing and electrical work, moving furniture and materials, helping to refurbish classrooms and grounds, participate in snow removal during winter months, sweep and leaf-blow walkways. Experience with maintenance of HVAC systems is a plus.

    Our competitive benefits package includes health, dental, long-term disability, 403(b), and tuition remission for qualified dependents.

    Qualifications: at least 3 years of maintenance experience, able to lift 50 lbs., the ability to organize projects and multi-task, an eye for detail, and able to take direction.

    Position start date: August 1, 2021

    Please send a resume to mmiller@mcsdurham.org with the Subject: “Maintenance Worker: Your Name.”

  • World Language Teacher: Spanish

    Montessori Community School is seeking a warm, engaging, and enthusiastic part-time Spanish language teacher for preschool through grade 8 for the 2020-2021 school year. (Possibly Full time for the right candidate). The Spanish language teacher teaches multiple sections per week at each elementary grade level along with weekly lessons at the Children’s House (preschool) level. Attendance at occasional evening school events and monthly after school staff meetings is also required.

    The ideal candidate:

    • has 3-5 years of experience teaching the Spanish language and culture in a preschool and/or elementary school setting
    • is able to effectively teach in a fully interactive approach focusing on speaking and listening while introducing reading and writing at the elementary level
    • is comfortable using technology in order to enhance the learning experience
    • works collaboratively with all members of the school community
    • is self-directed with a strong work ethic
    • has excellent communication skills

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree (in education preferred)
    • Master’s Degree (preferred)
    • Fluency in Spanish
    • Montessori classroom experience (preferred)
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Authorized for employment in the U.S.

    Please send a cover letter and resume to tdaniel@mcsdurham.org with the Subject: “World Language Teacher Application: Your Name.” 

    MCS is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit, qualifications, and skills. MCS will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All such discrimination is unlawful and contrary to MCS values and will not be tolerated by MCS. MCS will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

  • Music Teacher (Fall, 2021)

    Montessori Community School is seeking a warm, engaging, and enthusiastic Music teacher for kindergarten through grade 8 for the 2021-2022 school year. Attendance at occasional evening school events and after school staff meetings is also required.

    The ideal candidate:

    • has 3-5 years of experience teaching Music in a preschool and/or elementary school setting including vocal, instrumental, and drama instruction
    • has produced student musical performances
    • is comfortable using technology in order to enhance the learning experience
    • is able to plan and deliver engaging curriculum through remote learning methods should the need arise
    • is able to collaborate with colleagues to ensure consistency of program, to develop curriculum and to coordinate activities and interdisciplinary projects
    • is self-directed with a strong work ethic
    • has excellent communication skills 
    • Is able to write progress reports for each student

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Master’s Degree (preferred)
    • Montessori experience (preferred)
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

     Please send cover letter and resume to tdaniel@mcsdurham.org with the Subject: “Music Teacher Application: Your Name.” 

    MCS is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit, qualifications, and skills. MCS will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All such discrimination is unlawful and contrary to MCS values and will not be tolerated by MCS. MCS will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.