Early Childhood Assistant Teacher Position 21-22

Kingsley Montessori School | Boston, MA, United States

Posted Date 7/20/2021


The Kingsley Montessori School’s mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens.

Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is an independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers an educational program tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures to operate in person, including cohorting, required mask-wearing, and advanced cleaning protocol. Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and independent middle schools. Our program’s commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels students to access their potential.


Kingsley is looking for applicants for the position of Early Childhood Assistant Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who want to contribute to a progressive, integrated curriculum informed by Montessori pedagogy and principles. As an Assistant Teacher, this individual will share responsibility for all aspects of our students’ classroom experience and for developing strong partnerships with parents and colleagues. Other important duties include advancing your professional and personal growth and fulfilling administrative duties. All teachers attend regular meetings and share responsibilities with other faculty in the areas of curriculum management, classroom schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. Early Childhood Assistant Teachers report to the Director of Early Childhood Education. Candidates with independent school experience, advanced degrees, and strong backgrounds in teaching and DEI work will be preferred.



  • BA/BS degree required; MA degree preferred 
  • American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials are a plus but are not required 
  • Experience with a variety of instructional methods and multi-age learning environments 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community 
  • Commitment to meeting the needs of each child 
  • Commitment to professional growth and best practices in education 



  • Competitive, independent school salaries 
  • Matching 403b plan 
  • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA) 
  • Extensive, professional development opportunities
  • Montessori training reimbursement 
  • Qualified transportation program 
  • Tuition reimbursement available for Kingsley employees seeking Montessori certification
  • Kingsley tuition remission of up to 50% for eligible children of full-time employees 


Kingsley Montessori School values and celebrates diversity because it makes us a better employer, builds a stronger school community, develops a sense of collaboration, and encourages mutual respect and broader thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume 


*Electronic file names must be in the following format: 

  • FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year 
  • FirstName LastName Resume Year 
  • Please include the job you are applying for in the subject line



Hilary Gillcrist, Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant

— working@kingsley.org 

Montessori Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(617) 226-4900

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