At Princeton Montessori School, we believe you’ll find a fulfilling place to work – a place where you can make a difference.
After School Assistant (part-time)
Seeking an assistant who enjoys young children. This position requires a commitment to engage with children on the playground and in small group settings in the classroom. An early childhood or elementary background with a strong interest to explore Montessori training is preferred. References supporting your abilities with children and the attendance of an evening Montessori Philosophy course in October is required. This is a perfect opportunity for a college student majoring in Psychology, elementary or early childhood education. Hours are 2:00-6:15.
Seeking a NJ State Licensed Nurse from an accredited program with experience and/or interest in working with pediatrics and possesses excellent interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing, identifying, and monitoring day to day health concerns of children, communicating with parents about nutrition, allergies, and typical childhood health issues, maintaining and monitoring required medical information for students and staff, and educating teachers about health related issues and preventative care. 12 month position, 15-20 hours a week, $25 an hour, 25 days vacation throughout the year when the school is closed for holidays and breaks.
Spanish Teacher (full time)
Seeking a Spanish teacher who communicates clearly in English, for ages 6 through 14. Native speaker preferred but not required. Responsibilities include the creation and preparation of dynamic lessons, documentation of student progress, and communication with team teachers. Must be energetic, creative, and competent with classroom experience and have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Montessori certification not required but a willingness and ability to align teaching strategy to Montessori methodology is expected. Elementary level instruction will include conversational Spanish lessons and appreciation for the culture and will be taught through interactive activities, movement, song, and conversation scenarios. Middle school level instruction will include speaking, reading, and writing skill development through engaging activities which include conversation, written work, reading, act-it-outs, and online resources. Students graduating 8th grade will be ready for high school Spanish 2. Position begins September 2014.
Teacher Assistant (part-time substitute)
Seeking an energetic and perceptive person who enjoys creative, active, and inquisitive students. Responsibilities include assisting teachers in multi-age groupings from infants through age 12 in a Montessori classroom. 15-20 hours a week from 2:30-6:00 through June; Summer employment possible. Competitive hourly salary.
AMS Internship Practicum
The Princeton Montessori Society may offer up to three unpaid practicum (internship) opportunities (Infant & Toddler, Elementary I and Secondary I) to begin September 2014 to passionate Montessori educators who have fulfilled the academic requirements through Princeton Center Teacher Education at the Infant/Toddler and Elementary I level and approved site for Secondary I.
Applicants must submit a current resume, two references along with a philosophical statement regarding his/her interest to become a Montessori teacher. The minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. A stipend in the amount of $3,000 will be paid to each participant at the completion of the practicum experience and the fulfillment of the requirements of the PCTE course for the recommendation of an AMS credential. This practicum is not guarantee future employment with the Princeton Montessori Society.