The Montessori School is an independent school, offering AMI Montessori education in Fairfield County, Connecticut since 1964. We are a family-oriented community deeply rooted in Montessori philosophy and practice and committed to Dr. Montessori’s vision of educating the whole child. We serve children from 14 months or “walking”, (Toddler) through 12 years (completion of 6th grade).
The Montessori School community is inclusive and built on the tenets of collaborative relationships and respect. We believe in sharing what we have with those in need and encouraging children to learn to live responsibly. We welcome dedicated, fun loving, individuals to bring their talents and skills to our children and families. Located in Lower Fairfield Country, we offer a competitive salary package. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Our Toddler, Primary, Lower and Upper Elementary classrooms are all led by an AMI trained Lead Teacher who is trained at the appropriate level. Our Specialist teachers all have backgrounds in their particular subject matter as well as broader educational fields.
All Lead Teacher applicants must hold AMI diplomas at the appropriate level.
The following positions are open for the 2019 – 2020 School year:
Primary Lead Teacher: Seeking an experienced Montessori teacher for students age 2 ½ - 6 years old to lead a Primary Level classroom. An AMI Diploma is required for this position along with strong communication skills, creativity, and enthusiasm!
Assistant, full-time: Seeking an Assistant at the Primary Level serving students age 2 ½ - 6. The Montessori classroom assistant supports the needs of the students and classroom at the direction of the Lead Teacher. Duties include maintaining clean and organized work spaces, ensuring the well-being of our students by proper supervision of academic, social/emotional work, and caretaking of students. Experience working with children in these age groups preferable, additional training may be required.