now hiring for 2021-2022

Desert Montessori School is a teacher-led Montessori school where decision making occurs democratically and through consensus.  All staff members take on leadership roles and responsibilities outside of the classroom, collaborating with colleagues and community members to support the positive growth and development of our school community.  Teacher autonomy and adherence to the Montessori method are highly valued in our school.  We look forward to welcoming kind, motivated, and collaborative partners to join our democratically led school. 

open positions

For all open positions, please send a cover letter, relevant resume, and three professional references to [email protected]

We are always accepting resumes, even if we do not currently have an open position. Please send the above information if you are interested in working at our school in some capacity in the future but do not see an available position open.

primary lead teacher

We are currently hiring for a full-time lead teacher position in our Primary (aged 3-6) program. The Lead Teacher is responsible for all aspects of classroom life including preparation of the classroom environment, outdoor education, service project integration, lesson planning, record-keeping, progress reports, parent interactions and attendance at relevant school functions.

primary facilitating teacher

We are currently hiring for a full-time facilitating teacher position in our Primary (aged 3-6) program. The Facilitating Teacher supports and works closely with the Lead Teacher regarding all aspects of classroom life.  Facilitating Teachers may be responsible for preparing the classroom environment, leading and supporting outdoor education, assisting in record-keeping, and will be expected to attend relevant school functions.  

 

toddler facilitating teacher

We are currently hiring for a full-time Facilitating Teacher in our Toddler (age 2) program.  The Facilitating Teacher supports and works closely with the Lead Teacher regarding all aspects of classroom life.  Facilitating Teachers may be responsible for preparing the classroom environment, leading and supporting outdoor education, assisting in record-keeping, and will be expected to attend relevant school functions.  

 

Substitute Teachers

Desert Montessori School is currently hiring for our substitute teaching pool for the current school year on an as-needed basis. 

Aftercare teacher

We are currently hiring for a part-time aftercare teacher. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for providing enriching and engaging learning and play activities as well as providing a safe and secure environment in which the children can rest and relax from the long school day.

Head of school maintenance

We are currently hiring for a part-time head of school maintenance, responsible for groundskeeping and custodial duties.