Agenda | Next 7 Days

December 17, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Breakfast for lunch

    December 17, 2018

    French toast sticks, veggie sausage, and sweet potatoes tots. Served with seasonal fruit.

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December 18, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Vegetable Soup with pasta

    December 18, 2018

    Vegetable soup with pasta and whole wheat baguette. Served with seasonal fruit.

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December 19, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Brown rice with vegetables

    December 19, 2018

    Brown rice with vegetables. served with seasonal fruits

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    December 19, 2018

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  • Holiday Concert

    December 19, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 8:45 am

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  • UE / MS Cookie Exchange

    December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 am
    R Crescendo Foyer, R Summit

    bring in 2 dozen cookies, and bring home two dozen! After Holiday Sing Along: Cookie exchange immediately following concert in Summit Room.

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  • NO Winter Fitness - MS

    December 19, 2018

    MS: 2:30-3:45pm Location: Crescendo

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  • NO Winter Fitness - LE, UE

    December 19, 2018

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December 20, 2018
  • Winter Break - School Closed

    December 20, 2018 - January 2, 2019

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Employment Opportunities

Making a difference in the lives of children

Employment Opportunities

At Princeton Montessori School, we believe you’ll find a fulfilling place to work, where respect is a cornerstone of all interactions and learning and collaborating are embraced by all.  Working in a Montessori school means making a difference in the lives of children and their families and growing yourself as a person and professional.  

All persons who are employees of the Society share in the responsibility of observing a code of ethics which mandates truthfulness, honesty and integrity in all employee activities. As employees in an American Montessori Society (AMS) accredited school, we pledge to conduct ourselves professionally and personally in ways that will reflect our respect for each other and for the children we serve. We will do whatever is within our talents and capacity to protect the rights of each child to have the freedom and opportunity to develop to full potential.

Princeton Montessori Society is an equal opportunity employer seeking individual candidates who are responsible, respectful, and have a keen interest in learning and developing oneself.

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Current Positions

Below are positions for which we are currently hiring. If interested, please complete an employment application and email resume to hr@pmonts.org.

Facilities Assistant

Princeton Montessori School is seeking a Facilities Assistant to serve and meet the facilities and maintenance needs of the school and teacher training center throughout the year.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Assist with managing the day-to-day operations of the facility
  • Handling building repairs as directed
  • Assisting with events set up and take down
  • Receiving and recording of packages and deliveries
  • Check thermostat and room temperature daily
  • Inventory control
  • Distributing and storing school supplies orders
  • Daily trash removal from different programs
  • Occasional errands using the school vehicle
  • Grounds upkeep
  • Custodial duties

Requirements:

  • Professional demeanor
  • High school graduate or GED
  • General knowledge of technology and software
  • Physical ability to perform non-technical job tasks
  • Verbal & written communication skills needed to gather feedback and get clarity on miscellaneous jobs
  • Ability to organize and plan, as well as an attention to detail
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Previous experience in a facilities or maintenance position is preferred
  • Knowledge of electrical, HVAC, and other building trades is a plus
  • While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to lift, carry (up to 50 pounds), stoop, bend, kneel, climb, crawl, push, pull, or perform other physical activities
  • Clearance of a criminal background check

This is a Full-time position with a flexible weekly schedule. Additional hours might be requested. Some nights and weekends will be required (not more than 8 times/year).

On Call Substitute – Infant through Early Childhood programs

Seeking a focused, calm individual who enjoys working around young children and being a support to teachers.  The candidate should be someone who is interested in learning about the Montessori philosophy of teaching. Responsibilities include assisting teachers and preparing and maintaining a classroom environment in multi-age groupings from infants through age 6.  A quiet and calm demeanor and professional appearance is a must.  Background check necessary and previous experience a plus.  You would be called to work for either an 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM or a 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM schedule on any given day. Competitive hourly salary.

On Call Substitute – Elementary through Middle School programs

Seeking an energetic, well-balanced individual who enjoys working with older children and is comfortable and familiar implementing lesson plans left by subject teachers.  The candidate should be someone who is interested in learning about the Montessori philosophy of teaching. Responsibilities include assisting teachers, preparing and maintaining a classroom environment in multi-age groupings, and supervising and initiating lesson plans for subject teachers in their absence.  A professional appearance and respectful demeanor is a must.  Background check necessary and previous experience a plus.  You would be called to work for either an 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM or a 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM schedule on any given day. Competitive hourly salary.

Classroom Assistant - Early Childhood & Infant / Toddler programs

Seeking a motivated and responsible individual who enjoys working with younger children. Responsibilities include assisting teachers in the classrooms and in the after-school program, preparing and maintaining the environments, assembling materials, performing preparation tasks for the teachers, and general cleaning.  A professional appearance and respectful demeanor is a must, as well as being receptive to direction, and able to adapt to the cultural expectations of a Montessori classroom. Background check necessary and previous experience a plus.  This is a 12-month position and the hours are 10:15 AM to 6:15 PM Monday through Friday.

AMS Internship Practicum

The Princeton Montessori Society may offer up to three unpaid practicum (internship) opportunities (Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary I or II and Secondary I) to passionate Montessori educators who have fulfilled the academic requirements through Princeton Center Teacher Education.
Applicants must submit a current résumé, 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 a guarantee of future employment with the Princeton Montessori Society.

Equal Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle of the Society. Employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or family status, physical characteristics, genetic information, national origin, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

What Sets Princeton Montessori Apart

Accredited at the highest level by the American Montessori Society

Led by a dedicated Head of School and engaged Board of Trustees

Staffed by a passionate team of faculty that surpasses the recommended teacher-to-student ratio set by the American Montessori Society (AMS)

Connected to PCTE, a world-renowned Montessori teacher training center as a lab school, ensuring the highest standard of a Montessori education

Set in a beautiful, natural, safe setting with state of the art learning environments

An experienced institution and a model for Montessori learning for nearly 50 years

Attended by healthy, happy, engaged, and connected families who strive to give their children the very best educational and developmental experiences available

Committed to providing the best in Montessori education and 21st Century Learning

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Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age groupings at the elementary and middle school levels

 

Princeton Montessori School is authorized by The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11-16.

487 Cherry Valley Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
609-924-4594

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