“The teacher, when she begins work in our schools, must have a kind of faith that the child will reveal himself through work.”

-Maria Montessori


Elementary After Care Lead

Amherst Montessori School is seeking a kind and experienced Elementary After Care Lead Teacher.  This person will work with children ages 6-12 years old.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous experience working with children ages 6-12 years old including confident classroom management
  • Know and love Montessori education (or be an avid learner)
  • Enjoy engaging in indoor and outdoor activities with children
  • Have a good sense of humor and glass half-full outlook
  • Have a strong initiative and work ethic
  • Be a team player
  • Be solution-oriented
  • Be excited to join the Amherst Montessori School community!

Hours are Monday through Friday as follows:

  • 2:45 – 5:45 p.m.


  • Implement the daily after care routine
  • Ensure the safety and physical well-being of each child
  • Prepare and clean classroom
  • Oversee activities, behaviors, and responsibilities of the children
  • Prepare and supervise snack
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Supervise dismissal of children
  • Communicate with parents at pick-up
  • Report accidents and injuries
  • Write a summary of activities at the end of each month
  • Work in coordination with the After Care team for each level including Infant, Toddler, and Children's House

This position will begin January 2, 2018, with the option for training shifts prior to that time. Hours during the summer and mid-year breaks are available for the right candidate. Hourly rate starts at $13.75 per hour and is dependent upon experience.

Please send a resume and letter of interest to Sally Clegg, Assistant Director of Communications & Advancement via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. NO CALLS PLEASE. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until position is filled.

Substitute Teachers

Amherst Montessori School is always looking to add qualified substitutes to our current substitute pool. Applicants must like working with children, be warm, friendly and willing to work on an as-needed basis (including during the summer months).

If interested please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Sally Clegg, Advancement Assistant, via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No calls please.