Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher

Shrewsbury Montessori School | Shrewsbury, MA, United States

Posted Date 5/12/2020

Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher


Shrewsbury Montessori School is seeking an experienced full-time Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. The assistant teacher works hand in hand with the classroom’s lead teacher in preparing and maintaining a work environment consistent with the Montessori method of learning and teaching. The role of the assistant teacher includes assisting the lead teacher with managing a classroom of approximately 20 students, supporting students’ independent work, and supervising students in the indoor and outdoor environments.

 The ideal candidate:

  • has a background education and enjoys working with students ages 9 to 12
  • is able to ensure the physical and emotional safety and well-being of the students
  • is a team player, organized, flexible, efficient, creative, comfortable with technology, and a problem-solver 
  • is willing to take direction from the lead teacher
  • has a working knowledge of the elementary content in all subject areas
  • is able to model integrity, curiosity, and respect
  • is an excellent communicator, interacting with children, families, and coworkers in a warm, compassionate, empathetic, and confident manner


The position requires attendance at occasional evening school events, overnight school trips and monthly after school staff meetings.  



  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Montessori elementary classroom experience (preferred)
  • 3-5 years experience working in a classroom (preferred)
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds


Please send a cover letter and resume to employment@shrewsburymontessori.org. State the name and position applying for in the email header. No phone calls or solicitations please. 


Credential Level
Credential Not Required
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(508) 842-2116

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