Upper Elementary teacher

Metropolitan Montessori School | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 6/30/2020

About the School

Metropolitan Montessori School, a NYC independent pre-school and elementary school, serves children between the ages of 2.8 and 12 years old and is guided by the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. MMS instills personal responsibility, critical thinking, resilience, and respect for others, giving children a foundation for learning that will stay with them through their lifetime.

About the Position

We are looking for an experienced teacher who advocates the ideals of whole-child education, creates an environment that promotes academic excellence and infuses community values throughout the curriculum. Montessori certification or experience is not required. Successful candidates will be joining a 4th-6th grades team of committed and collaborative colleagues.

The Upper Elementary Program consists of approximately 50 students and five team members. Working closely and amiably with each member of this tight knit community and sharing responsibilities and resources with colleagues is important for success in this position.

Salary commensurate with experience and comprehensive benefits package.

Preferences and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred

  • Experience teaching fourth, fifth, or sixth grade

  • Experience with a variety of strategies and approaches to literacy and science instruction

  • Preferred teaching experience in a metropolitan area independent school

  • Willingness to support colleagues and students in all endeavors

  • Sense of humor and a passion for teaching

Please send a cover letter and resume to: amartucci@mmsny.org

Only complete applications will be reviewed. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.


Metropolitan Montessori School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Metropolitan Montessori School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


Credential Level
Credential Not Required
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(212) 579-5525

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