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.

Montessori Forest School and Classroom Assistant

Montessori Community School seeks an assistant teacher to help in our Forest School Program for Early Childhood students (3 to 6 years old). Knowledge of and experience with Montessori pedagogy strongly desired. Applicants must be able to be outside for most of the school day, regardless of the weather. As the school reopens to full capacity, this position will become a classroom assistant position. This employee will be responsible for adhering to and supporting the Mission and Vision of MCS. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Safety and well-being of students while at school
  • Helping to prepare the learning environment
  • Assisting a trained Montessori teacher in both the outdoor and indoor classroom
  • Participating in ongoing Professional Development
  • Attendance at all required faculty meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Hours are 7:45 am to 3:15 pm. 

A bachelor’s degree, references, and background check are required.

Please send resumes to staffing@mcsdurham.org.

Personal Montessori Classroom Aide for Early Childhood Student

Non-profit Montessori school seeks a full-time aide in a Primary (3 to 6-year-olds) classroom for a sweet, precocious, and energetic 4-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, beginning no sooner than October 7. He needs help with day to day tasks like toileting, dressing, and choosing work in the classroom (must be able to lift 40 lbs). He is a sweet, happy, and loving boy and is supported with physical therapy and occupational therapy outside of school. Applicants must feel comfortable quietly shadowing and supporting him throughout the day and adhering to the Montessori philosophical approach of building independence in children. Ideal candidates will be reliable, have experience in working with young children with physical disabilities, understand the Montessori philosophy, and be able to support this student unobtrusively in the classroom.

This employee will also be responsible for adhering to and supporting the Mission and Vision of MCS. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the safety and well being of the student
  • Helping to prepare his learning environment
  • Supporting him in developing independence
  • Participating in ongoing Professional Development
  • Attending all required faculty meetings
  • Completing other duties as assigned by the administration, his parents, and teachers

Hours are 8:00 am to 3:15 pm. 

A bachelor’s degree, references, and background check are required.

Please send resumes to staffing@mcsdurham.org