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 2016-17 School Year

Director of Development

The Director of Development for the Montessori Community School is a part-time position that reports directly to the Head of School. The individual in this position will foster a culture of philanthropy within the organization, assuring that the necessary systems and procedures are in place to support fund development, and leading staff and volunteers to build and sustain a culture of philanthropy and fund development within the community that it serves.

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Adolescent Teacher: Science and Spanish

In our Adolescent Program, we practice mindfulness, support an annual theatrical production, and utilize interactive technology as part of the curriculum. We are seeking an experienced adolescent teacher with a focus in science and Spanish for the 2016-17 school year. The ideal candidate should be passionate about working with and empowering adolescents and must embrace the Montessori method of teaching. The candidate should also have a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to education.

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