Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher Position for 2019-20 School Year
  • Teaching Assistant

Kingsley Montessori School, Boston, MA

Accredited by AISNE, AMS

Apply here by sending a cover letter describing your interest in the position with overview of your background and experience with children and education, a statement of educational philosophy and a current resume to Karen Diamond, Assistant to the Head of School.


Kingsley is looking for applicants for the position of Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who want to contribute to a progressive, integrated curriculum informed by Montessori pedagogy and principles. As an Assistant Teacher, this individual will share responsibility with Lead Teachers, for all aspects of each of our students’ classroom experience and for developing strong partnerships with parents and colleagues. Other important duties include advancing your professional and personal growth and fulfilling administrative duties. All teachers attend regular meetings and share responsibilities with other faculty in the areas of curriculum management, classroom schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. Upper Elementary Assistant Teachers report to the Upper Elementary Director of Education.

Please visit our website at www.kingsley.org for more information.


Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is an independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers a Montessori education tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. Our progressive, inquiry-based programs cultivate students’ social and academic development, and prepare them to advance successfully to top public and independent middle schools. Our program’s commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels each student to access his or her potential.


●  BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred

●  Experience with a variety of instructional methods and multi-age learning environments

●  Experience supporting the implementation of a balanced mathematics program, preferably Singapore Math

●  Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community

●  Commitment to meeting the needs of each child

●  Commitment to professional growth and best practices in education

●  Familiarity with and/or an interest in learning more about Montessori pedagogy (American Montessori Society/Association Montessori Internationale teaching credentials are a plus but are not required)


●  Competitive, independent school salaries

●  Matching 403b plan

●  Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)

●  Extensive, professional development opportunities, including Montessori training

●  Qualified transportation program

●  Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori certification

●  Kingsley tuition remission of up to 50% for eligible children of full-time employees


●  A cover letter describing your interest in the position with overview of your background and experience with children and education

●  A statement of educational philosophy

●  A current resume


Karen Diamond

Assistant to the Head of School