Employment

At MSH, we are committed to realizing Dr. Maria Montessori’s vision for world peace through human development. Our community of Montessori professionals is dedicated to lifelong learning and personal growth. If you are passionate about working with young children to prepare them for a life of purpose, integrity, and academic accomplishment, we’d love to have you join our team!

Ideal candidates will be aligned to our core values, especially with regard to deeply respectful frameworks for working with children, lifelong learning, and desire to contribute to a diverse and inclusive community. A passion for year-round outdoor learning is required. Strong science or arts background and/or Spanish language skills are a plus!

Current Opportunities for the ’24-’25 School Year

Lower Elementary Lead Guide

Qualifications

  1. Holds a bachelor’s degree or higher.
  2. Holds a Montessori teaching credential from an AMS or AMI/MACTE accredited teacher education program in Elementary I (6-9 years).
  • Demonstrates an ability to relate sensitively to people of all ages and varied backgrounds.
  • Possesses a professional manner, personal characteristics and mental abilities necessary to work with children, including:
    • respect for and faith in each child,
    • sensitivity to individual needs and learning styles,
    • ability to provide appropriate challenges to each child’s learning development,
    • exceptional amount of patience and flexibility
  • Demonstrates an interest in upgrading professional qualifications through participation in a staff development program, especially related to the Montessori approach to education.
  • Meets all staff requirements of local and state regulatory agencies.

LE Lead Teacher Job Description

To apply for the position, send your resume to head@montessorihuntsville.org with the subject line “lower elementary lead position”. 

The Montessori School of Huntsville is willing to work with the job applicant to provide financial support for relocation expenses. 

Primary Assistant Guide

Qualifications

  1. Has earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or is the process of earning one.
  2. Has an understanding of the Montessori philosophy in accordance with MSH’s mission and core values.
  3. Demonstrates an ability to relate sensitively to people of all ages and varied backgrounds.
  4. Possesses a professional manner, personal characteristics and mental abilities necessary to work with young children, including: 
  5. Demonstrates an interest in upgrading professional qualifications by participating in a staff development program, especially related to the Montessori approach to education.
    1. respect for and faith in each child, 
    2. sensitivity to individual’s needs and learning styles, 
    3. ability to provide appropriate challenges to each child’s learning development, 
    4. exceptional amount of patience and flexibility 
  6. Meets all staff requirements of local and state regulatory agencies.
  7. Maintains current First Aid and Pediatric CPR certification.
  8. Maintains annual training per DHR.

Assistant Teacher Job Description

To apply for the position, send your resume to head@montessorihuntsville.org with the subject line “primary assistant position”. 

Toddler Assistant Guide

Qualifications

  1. Has earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or is the process of earning one.
  2. Has an understanding of the Montessori philosophy in accordance with MSH’s mission and core values.
  3. Demonstrates an ability to relate sensitively to people of all ages and varied backgrounds.
  4. Possesses a professional manner, personal characteristics and mental abilities necessary to work with young children, including: 
  5. Demonstrates an interest in upgrading professional qualifications by participating in a staff development program, especially related to the Montessori approach to education.
    1. respect for and faith in each child, 
    2. sensitivity to individual’s needs and learning styles, 
    3. ability to provide appropriate challenges to each child’s learning development, 
    4. exceptional amount of patience and flexibility 
  6. Meets all staff requirements of local and state regulatory agencies.
  7. Maintains current First Aid and Pediatric CPR certification.
  8. Maintains annual training per DHR.

Assistant Teacher Job Description

To apply for the position, send your resume to head@montessorihuntsville.org with the subject line “toddler assistant position”. 

Substitute Teacher

The Montessori School of Huntsville seeks substitute teachers for the current school year. Qualified candidates enjoy outdoor learning, support respectful parenting and teaching philosophies, must be at least 18 years of age, and will meet suitability requirements through our background check process.
If you have a flexible schedule and enjoy working with children of all ages in an engaging and respectful environment that nurtures children’s independence and guides them to their greatest potential, please email your resume to office@montessorihuntsville.org.

 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) Commitment Statement

The Montessori School of Huntsville is committed to attracting, cultivating, and retaining a diverse faculty that embraces difference and celebrates connection. As such, your unique identity and experiences bring tremendous value to our school and are integral to fostering an inclusive community that honors and nurtures the expansive potential of both children and adults alike.

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Montessori School of Huntsville shall not discriminate, endorse, or affiliate with those who discriminate on the basis of age, religion, genetics, race, creed, ethnicity, color, disability, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or national origin.