Primary Drama Teacher - Part-Time

Wellan Montessori School | Newton Centre, MA, United States

Posted Date 7/03/2019

Primary Drama Teacher (part-time, part-time, 8-12 hours/week beginning in September 2019)


Position Overview:

Wellan Montessori School (formerly called Newton Montessori School) is currently seeking a part-time Primary Drama teacher to direct several short plays, each featuring a group of students ages 3-6. The position will begin in September 2019.  Hours will be somewhat irregular, but generally occurring in the morning, between 8:30 and 11:00. Attendance at occasional staff meetings and school events may be required.

The focus of the program is on developing each child's individual voice for self-expression and love for the creative arts. Skills emphasized include oral fluency, ability to follow directions, respect for and collaboration with others, and understanding of stage performance and audience etiquette, as well as the themes of the plays selected. This position involves collaborating with the Drama Program Coordinator on scripts and with the Music and Art teachers on music and stage sets.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with preschool-aged students and a background in drama, music, and movement.  The candidate should be patient, flexible, professional, and dependable; have strong multi-tasking and classroom management skills; and have the ability to collaborate with other educators in our community to create an environment where children learn, socialize, explore, and grow together.  A flexible schedule is essential.


Position Details:

  • This is a part-time position (no benefits) for the 2019 2020 school year.
  • Hours are M-F, approximately 8:30 to 11:00, with some deviation.
  • Salary is competitive/commensurate with experience.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children ages 3-6 in a school setting
  • Background in drama, music, and/or movement.
  • At least 3 professional references
  • Bachelor's Degree or beyond in related field.


Preferred Additional Experience:

  • Bi/Multilingual
  • Familiarity with Montessori environment


About Wellan Montessori School

Wellan Montessori School, recently renamed from Newton Montessori School, is a joyful, academically-rich learning environment. Each member is supported and challenged to discover strengths and explore opportunities. We empower children, families, and staff to reach their fullest potential as passionate life-long learners who are confident, independent thinkers, and caring, responsible contributors toward peace in our world. Learn more at Conveniently located near the Newton Centre T-stop.


Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The School's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Montessori Credentials Held
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Part-Time (academic year)
Phone(617) 969-4488

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