Substitute Teacher

The Cornerstone School | Stratham, NH, United States

Posted Date 10/19/2021

The Cornerstone School in Stratham, NH seeks a Substitute Teacher to assist in guiding children in our classrooms which serve children ages 3-14 years. Applicants must have previous experience working with young children as our highest need for substitutes is in our mixed-age 3-6 year old classrooms.  Montessori expereience is preferred, but not required.  Candidates should be familiar with whole child education and child centered learning which are at the core of Montessori philosophy and pedagogy.  The substitute teacher would work alongside credentialed lead teachers and would be supported in growing their understanding of Montessori education.  Successful candidates will be flexible and collaborative team members who demonstrate an ability to relate sensitively to people of all ages and backgrounds; above all they will possess a deep and abiding love and respect for children.

Substitute teachers shoul have flexible availability Monday-Friday September through June. July and August availability is a plus. Substitute Teachers are scheduled between 8:00 and 3:00 for morning shifts and 11:00 and 5:30 for afternoon shifts whenever possible. Hourly rate is commensurate with experience.

The Cornerstone School is deeply committed to laying the foundation upon which each child can build, in order to become the architect of their own future. The foundation consists of anbopen, inquiring mind, a loving heart, and a solid inner confidence that permits respect for our earth and its inhabitants. The groundwork is laid in an environment of intellectual challenge and close, supportive relationships among students, teachers, and parents.  Our school is set on 11 beautiful acres in a rural neighborhood near Boston, the mountains and is 12 miles from Portsmouth, NH.  The school has been established for over 35 years and is financially sound and well equipped. 

We are committed to attracting, cultivating, and retaining a diverse faculty and welcome the unique identities and experiences that candidates bring to our school.  The Cornerstone School values diversity, provides equal employment opportunity, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, national origin, disability, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. 

A more complete job description is available here.

Please send a resume and letter of interest to

Montessori Credential Level
Credential Not Required
Education Required
Some College
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Not specified
Phone(603) 772-4349

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