Primary Lead Teacher

Cambridge Montessori Institute | Cambridge, MA, United States

Posted Date 9/11/2020

Job Description: Primary Lead Teacher  

Cambridge Montessori School seeks an immediate full-time Montessori trained teacher at the Primary level (ages 3-6). Applicants must be Montessori trained and certified. Three or more years of teaching experience is desirable. 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. Confident, professional demeanor and a sense of humor are important characteristics. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues and others. Strong writing skills are a prerequisite. Above all, a strong respect for and love of children is essential to function effectively in this child-centered environment.

We are looking 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. Cambridge Montessori School is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling students from toddlers through grade eight. 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. Cambridge Montessori School 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, and Montessori Schools of Massachusetts.


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

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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.


Credential Level
Early Childhood (2½ - 6)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(617) 492-3410

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