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Employment Opportunities

Washington Montessori School is an engaging and substantive academic environment supported by a deeply-rooted and diverse community of families and educators. Our students learn to recognize their individual and collective potential, develop thoughtful approaches to learning, and choose paths to responsible and fulfilling lives. Read more of our Statement of Purpose.

While our school has grown as an institution in many positive ways, we have always had a deep commitment to serving children We work hard to preserve our commitment and original enthusiasm to provide a Montessori education.

Washington Montessori School is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religions, ethnicity, nationality, alien status or citizenship, marital status, military status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Middle School Humanities Teacher
Washington Montessori School (WMS) is seeking a Middle School Humanities teacher to join our program for the 2022-2023 school year. Montessori experience is a bonus but is not required. Located in Litchfield County, CT, WMS is less than an hour from Great Barrington, MA, less than two hours from NYC, and an easy day trip to Boston.

Founded in 1965, the primary purpose of Washington Montessori School is to educate children and to teach and nurture the skills necessary for success in a changing world through a foundation of Montessori philosophy and principles and best educational practices. WMS also upholds the highest standards of independent school education as articulated in the Standards of the Connecticut Association Independent Schools, Principles of Good Practice of the National Association of Independent Schools, and the American Montessori Society’s Philosophy and Practice and Code of Ethics.

Successful applicants will have teaching experience as well as at least a bachelor’s degree and excellent references. Strong communication skills and the desire to work collaboratively as part of a team are essential. The Humanities teacher will join an experienced team in the middle school, working with children in a dynamic, supportive, and forward-thinking teaching community of over 50 adults serving 260 students from 18 months through 8th grade.

Washington Montessori School is an engaging and substantive academic environment supported by a deeply-rooted and diverse community of families and educators. Our students learn to recognize their individual and collective potential, develop thoughtful approaches to learning, and choose paths to responsible and fulfilling lives.