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The Kingsley Montessori School’s mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens.

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 an educational program 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 schools. Our commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels each student to fulfill his or her potential.


DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS:

We seek a dynamic, experienced, culturally-aware teacher for a progressive Montessori program that honors educational best practices. As a Co-Lead Teacher for ages 6-9, the successful candidate will share responsibility for all aspects of students’ classroom experience, including developing strong partnerships with colleagues and parents. All lead teachers attend regular meetings and observe, advise, and serve as a mentor and role model in the areas of student needs, preparing the classroom environment, curriculum management, classroom routines, and record keeping. Lower Elementary Co-Lead Teachers report to the Director of Elementary Education. We actively seek candidates who will reflect and support the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community.

ABOUT US:

Kingsley Montessori School is a toddler through sixth grade independent school of 300 students in Boston’s historic Back Bay. Our mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens. We seek candidates who will reflect and support the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community. Kingsley’s high standards of professionalism are maintained through supportive and ongoing supervision and evaluation, development, and growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Prioritize the safety and well-being of all students during all activities.
  • Support classroom routines and behavioral expectations.
  • Maintain professional communication and exhibit a receptive and open demeanor.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance curriculum and community.
  • Perform arrival, dismissal, lunch, recess, bathroom and hallway monitoring, and other support duties as needed.
  • Participate in and support special events/activities.
  • Participate in training initiatives and Faculty Professional Development Days.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA/BS required; MA preferred
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience
  • Experience with a variety of instructional methods and multi-age learning environments
  • American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) credentials are a plus but are not required
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING VIA EMAIL TO working@kingsley.org:
  • Cover letter describing your interest in the position including your background and experience
  • Current resume
  • List of three current/past supervisors with email addresses and phone numbers

Kingsley Montessori School values and celebrates diversity because it makes us a better employer, builds a stronger school community, develops a sense of collaboration, and encourages mutual respect and broader thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.


DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS:

The Substitute Teacher requires a candidate with an open-minded, flexible, and proactive attitude. Among other duties, the Substitute Teacher will assist faculty with classes, organize materials, oversee indoor and outdoor breaks, oversee study halls, and share lunch duties. Ideal candidates will have experience working with children and interest in an independent school. The position is compensated at $20/hr and is not eligible for benefits.

ABOUT US:

Kingsley Montessori School is a toddler through sixth grade independent school of 300 students in Boston’s historic Back Bay. Our mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens. We seek candidates who will reflect and support the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community. Kingsley’s high standards of professionalism are maintained through supportive and ongoing supervision and evaluation, development, and growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Prioritize the safety and well-being of all students during all activities.
  • Support classroom routines and behavioral expectations.
  • Maintain professional communication and exhibit a receptive and open demeanor.
  • Perform arrival, dismissal, lunch, recess, bathroom and hallway monitoring, and other support duties as needed.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • College degree or current enrollment in a degree program
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students, peers, coworkers, and supervisors
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING VIA EMAIL TO working@kingsley.org:
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume
  • A list of three current/past supervisors with email addresses and phone numbers

Kingsley Montessori School values and celebrates diversity because it makes us a better employer, builds a stronger school community, develops a sense of collaboration, and encourages mutual respect and broader thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS:

The Educational Fellow is a dynamic position that requires an open-minded, flexible, and proactive attitude for college graduates and/or graduate students with an interest in education. This position allows candidates in the early stages of their careers to work with and learn from experienced teaching teams. Among other duties, the Educational Fellow will assist faculty with classes, organize materials, oversee indoor and outdoor breaks, oversee study halls, offer clubs and other interest-based activities, and share lunch duties. Ideal candidates will have experience working with children and interest in passionately immersing themselves in an independent school. This position involves an initial one semester commitment with the opportunity to renew for another term by mutual agreement. The position is compensated at $20/hr, approximately 40 hours per week, and is eligible for benefits.

ABOUT US:

Kingsley Montessori School is a toddler through sixth grade independent school of 300 students in Boston’s historic Back Bay. Our mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens. We seek candidates who will reflect and support the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community. Kingsley’s high standards of professionalism are maintained through supportive and ongoing supervision and evaluation, development, and growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Prioritize the safety and well-being of all students during all activities.
  • Support classroom routines and behavioral expectations
  • Maintain professional communication and exhibit a receptive and open demeanor
  • Perform arrival, dismissal, lunch, recess, bathroom and hallway monitoring, and other support duties as needed
  • Participate in and support special events/activities
  • Participate in training initiatives and Faculty Professional Development Days
REQUIREMENTS:
  • College degree
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students, peers, coworkers, and mentors
  • Familiarity with Google Suite, Google Classroom, or Seesaw a plus
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING VIA EMAIL TO working@kingsley.org:
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume
  • A list of three current/past supervisors with email addresses and phone numbers
Kingsley Montessori School values and celebrates diversity because it makes us a better employer, builds a stronger school community, develops a sense of collaboration, and encourages mutual respect and broader thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Kingsley Montessori School is a toddler through sixth grade independent school of 300 students in Boston’s historic Back Bay. Our mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens. We seek candidates who will reflect and support the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community. Kingsley’s high standards of professionalism are maintained through supportive and ongoing supervision and evaluation, development, and growth.

DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS:

The Executive Assistant to the Head of School is a dynamic position that requires an open-minded, flexible, and proactive attitude. This role involves a heavy volume of electronic, personal, and telephone contact and demands a high level of professionalism, public relations, problem solving, and computer literacy as well as the ability to handle confidential information in a discreet manner. This position reports directly to the Head of School (HOS) while also providing occasional support for the Associate Head of School/Chief Financial & Operating Officer (AHOS/CFO), and the Assistant Head of School for the Academic Program (AHOS-AP). This position also supports the two Education Directors as needed in coordination with the Operations Support Team. This role requires impeccable organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple high-priority projects with similar deadlines concurrently. This is a full-time, twelve-month position with full benefits with the hours of 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and has occasional evening commitments.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of office experience or equivalent required. Experience as administrative assistant to a senior administrator or significant operations or project management experience required, with the acquired knowledge and experience to handle multiple priorities, visitors and callers in a professional, polished manner. Public relations or customer service experience is essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and impeccable attention to detail expected. Extensive experience with database systems in a network environment and software including Microsoft Word and Excel and Google Mail and Docs. Experience with or ability to learn other software systems.

Administrative Duties
  • Oversees the HOS’s calendar and organizes meetings and appointments.
  • Prepares Board of Trustee meetings and materials and manages communications.
  • Researches and resolves questions, concerns, and related issues of the broader community promptly and thoughtfully.
  • Partners with the Parent Association for planning and logistical purposes.
  • Assists teachers, parents, trustees, and students with needs or questions.
  • Ensures records (database and hardcopy) are kept current and secure.
  • Coordinates events, correspondence, and meetings with parents, faculty, administrators, and trustees.
  • Creates and updates a calendar of events and important dates.
  • Adds events to calendars, including the school website calendar, the internal School calendar, and any applicable personal calendars.
  • Provides leadership, guidance, and coaching to administrative assistants throughout the School.

Operational Duties
  • Supports the AHOS/CFO with operational and administrative oversight of school operations.
  • Partners with the AHOS/CFO to oversee Maintenance Support Staff and to manage building operations and safety protocols, available to tour facilities personnel as needed.
  • Maintains purchasing procedures, standards, and documentation across all faculty and admin. assistants.
  • Maintains a record of employee attendance with support from admin assistants.
  • Gathers and assembles emergency documentation and inspection records, working with the admin assistants.
  • Processes and categorizes all incoming job applications, creates and manages the hiring process with the Assistant Head of School for the Academic Program and Education Directors.
  • Partners with hiring committees to ensure employee onboarding is exemplary.
  • Maintains and audits the Blackbaud (My Kingsley) database as needed, provides support on the platforms for the entire faculty.
  • Coordinates school events with the Elementary, Early Childhood, and Head of School’s offices, as well as the
Advancement and Admission offices; events include opening events, Grandfriends’ Day, Admission Visit Days, and closing exercises.

BENEFITS:
  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • Matching 403b plan
  • Dental, Health, Vision 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
Kingsley Montessori School values and celebrates diversity because it makes us a better employer, builds a stronger school community, develops a sense of collaboration, and encourages mutual respect and broader thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION* BY EMAIL — working@kingsley.org
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume

*Electronic file names must be in the following format:
FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year
FirstName LastName Resume Year
Please include the job you are applying for in the subject line

Apply Today

To apply for a position, please send the following:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position
  • A current résumé
  • List of three references with email and phone (references will not be contacted without your permission)

In addition, if you are applying for a teaching position, please include:

  • An overview of your background, qualifications, and experience with children and education
  • A copy of your Montessori certification (Early Childhood and Lower Elementary Program only)

Candidates who are asked to come in for an in-person interview will be asked to provide a statement of educational philosophy.


Email applications to: working@kingsley.org

Standard Benefits

  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • 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
  • Tuition remission up to 50% for full-time employees
Kingsley Montessori School values and celebrates diversity because it makes us a better employer, builds a stronger school community, develops a sense of collaboration, and encourages mutual respect and broader thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.