Careers

Careers

Founded in 1980, MCS is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Our beautifully planned, 14 acre, wooded campus is located between Durham and Chapel Hill. MCS features sunny, spacious classrooms, science lab, a fine arts building for music, art, and ceramics, a sport field, track, sand volleyball court, numerous playgrounds, and a gymnasium. Located near three major universities, the area is rich with cultural and environmental diversity.

Our competitive benefits package includes health, dental, long-term disability, 403(b), professional development, and tuition remission for qualified dependents. Applicants must have a Montessori credential (AMS or AMI) or a willingness to complete Montessori training at the school’s expense. A BA or BS and previous classroom experience is preferred. Candidates are expected to work collaboratively for the benefit of each child and the school, and must demonstrate a commitment to professional growth and development.

We accept resumes from Montessori-trained teachers at all program levels. including toddler, primary, lower and upper elementary, and adolescent. Interested applicants are invited to forward their resume with a cover letter to the Head of School, Cindy Zajic, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Openings for the 2015-16 School Year

Spanish Language Instructor - Full-time

We are seeking an experienced full-time Spanish teacher to join our faculty for the 2015-16 school year. We do not use text books, so familiarity with the ACTFL standards 5 C’s framework is important. 

The ideal candidate should have non-accented fluency and a commitment to a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to education. Candidates should be comfortable working with mixed-aged groups and all ability levels. Candidates must have a four-year college degree. Montessori experience is preferred.

Interested applicants are invited to forward their resume with a cover letter to the Head of School, Cindy Zajic, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

K–8 Music Specialist - 32 hours per week

We are currently accepting applications for a three-quarters time kindergarten to eighth-grade music teacher to begin August 17, 2015. Candidates should be passionate about working with children and have experience teaching music. A bachelor’s degree in music education is required. 

The ideal candidate will be able to enhance our music program with their creativity, and their understanding and appreciation of music instruction.  Currently the program includes the following: planning and implementing a general music curriculum, conducting chorus, teaching basic and intermediate music theory, and directing planned music experiences.  Experience with ukulele instruction and/or willingness to train preferred.  Candidates must have a strong singing voice, piano proficiency, and an understanding of the developmental needs of students K–8.

Excellent communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues—are essential.

Interested applicants are invited to forward their resume with a cover letter to the Head of School, Cindy Zajic, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).