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July 29, 2016
August 1, 2016
August 2, 2016
  • SQ Primary- Insectropolis (In House)

    August 2, 2016
    In house

    10:00-10:40am

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August 3, 2016
  • SQ- Elem - Bowman's Preserve

    August 3, 2016
    Bowman's Wildflower Preserve

    On Wednesday, August 3, 2016, Elementary students will visit Bowman's Preserve for a hike to practice the skills they have acquired throughout the Outdoor Literacy & Exploration session: orienteering, observing natural habitats, hiking to the top of Bowman's Hill, and using their compass. They will also explore the edible wild! On this day, the students will depart from school at 9:00 a.m. and travel to Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope, PA. They will enjoy a picnic lunch at the Preserve and will return to the school at 12:30 p.m. What to bring/wear: - Bring disposable lunch - Bring water bottle - Wear weather-appropriate clothing - Wear comfortable shoes (NO FLIP FLOPS) - Apply and bring sunscreen - Bring day pack to carry items

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Employment Opportunities

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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.

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.

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 2016 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 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.

Facilities Assistant (Administration)

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

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
Distributing school supplies orders and store them in proper locations
Daily trash removal from different programs
Occasional errands using the school vehicle

Requirements:
High school graduate or GED required
Physical ability to perform non-technical job requirements
Verbal and written communication skills needed to gather feedback and get clarity on miscellaneous job duties
Ability to organize and plan, as well as an attention to detail
A valid NJ Drivers License is required
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 25 pounds), stoop, bend, kneel, climb, crawl, push, pull or perform other physical activities

This position offers a flexible schedule during the week not to exceed 30 hours. Some nights and weekends will be required (not more that 8 times/year).  Salary: $12.00 / hour

Administrative Intern

Princeton Montessori School and Princeton Center for Education are seeking those interested in a part-time Administrative Internship.  If you have completed or are working toward a degree in Business Administration and are looking for an opportunity to gain experience in all areas of independent school management, please send your résumé and cover letter detailing your interest and departmental focus to our Human Resources department.

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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