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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 a hybrid educational program tailored to the talents, curiosity, and growth of each student. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures. 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.

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Kingsley is looking for applicants for the position of Early Childhood Associate Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive Montessori curriculum, pedagogy and principles. As an Associate Teacher, this individual will share responsibility for all aspects of our students’ classroom experience and for developing strong partnerships with parents and colleagues. The Associate teachers will also be responsible in maintaining current health and safety protocols due to Covid 19 in partnership with the Classroom Assistant Teacher. Other important duties include advancing your professional and personal growth and fulfilling administrative duties. All teachers attend regular meetings, observe, advise, and serve as a mentor and role model for other faculty in the areas of curriculum management, classroom schedules, record keeping, student needs, and the classroom environment. Early Childhood Associate Teachers report to the Early Childhood Director of Education.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials required - Applicants without credentials will not be considered
  • BA/BS degree required and MA degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years of teaching experience
  • Experience with a variety of instructional methods and multi-age learning environments
  • 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
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • 403b plan
  • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Extensive, professional development opportunities
  • Qualified transportation program
  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees seeking Montessori Certifications
  • Kingsley tuition remission of up to 50% for eligible children of full-time employees
TO APPLY, CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION* BY EMAIL:
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO:

Hilary Gillcrist 
Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant
working@kingsley.org

*electronic file names must be in the following format:
FirstName LastName Cover Letter Year
FirstName LastName Resume Year


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Kingsley Montessori School (KMS) seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Head of
School for the Academic Program, effective July 1, 2021. Located in the heart of Boston’s
Back Bay, KMS is a leading independent day school that serves 300 students from Toddler
through Grade Six. KMS empowers students to take control of their learning through a
combination of Montessori education, which emphasizes student-led learning, and a
challenging, integrated, and progressive curriculum. By combining freedom of choice with high
expectations, KMS prepares children to take on new challenges and to make a positive impact
on their world.
The Assistant Head of School will work closely with the Head of School to oversee the
educational leadership team and the academic program to ensure continuity throughout the
grades. The successful candidate will be an experienced, energetic, and program focused
educator who can lead the teachers who are dedicated to knowing every child as an individual
and acting as a guide for each child by paying special attention to students’ interests, questions,
and achievements. An understanding of Montessori education will be helpful though not
required for the person in this position. Candidates with independent school experience,
advanced degrees and strong backgrounds in administration, teaching, program development,
and DEI work will be preferred. See the full job description in the accompanying Prospectus.
KMS has engaged Educational Directions, a national executive search firm, to assist the Head
of School and the Kingsley Community with the search. Nominations can be made, and all
interested candidates can inquire, in confidence, to Sam Richards.
Please submit the following enclosures in PDF or Word format to Sam Richards at
srichards@edu-directions.com.
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● A Letter of Interest specifically stating why you are attracted to this opportunity.
● Current resume or CV
● At least five (5) professional references including email, phone and your relationship to
the reference (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission)
● A brief personal statement which may include your philosophy of education and
leadership
● Reference letters are welcome but not required
● Any additional information you believe would help us get to know you better

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To apply for a position, please send the following:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position
  • A current résumé

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:

Hilary Gillcrist
Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant
working@kingsley.org


Note: Please be sure to send one PDF containing Cover Letter and Resume.
The filename must be in the following format:
FirstName LastName Year

If you are seeking a teaching position for the upcoming school year (2020–21), please know that we are always interested in hearing from passionate, talented teachers. Whether you are a Lead Teacher with Montessori training or an Assistant Teacher interested in the Montessori experience, please send your resume with an email outlining the role/age group of interest to Hilary Gillcrist. We would love to hear from you!

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.