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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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DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley seeks reflective and intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive curriculum and pedagogy. The Elementary (grades K-6) Science Teacher reports directly to the Director of Elementary (DOE) and the Director of Auxiliary Programs. The Elementary Science Teacher is responsible for developing and delivering an inquiry and research-based Science curriculum to all Kindergarten - Sixth Grade students. This curriculum should touch upon multiple Science areas including Earth Science; Human, Plant, and Animal Biology; Physics; and Engineering. Additionally, they will be responsible for working with the Elementary Faculty to integrate Science themes, concepts, skills, and topics with the overarching Elementary curriculum, in all subject areas, thereby expanding the Division’s STEAM initiatives.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop and deliver an excellent, challenging, and engaging Science curriculum to all K-6 students.
  • Assess and monitor the progress of each K-6 student as they participate in Science class and labs, and provide student progress information to parents through progress reports and parent conferences.
  • Stay abreast of trends and proven strategies in Science education and STEM programming.
  • Communicate and model a high level of interest in Science and STEM education.
  • Consistently communicate with K-6 Faculty and the DOE about all students in terms of their academic and social/emotional needs and development.
  • Attend regularly scheduled faculty meetings and participate in assigned duties such as Lunch coverage, recess coverage, and arrival and/or dismissal.
ABOUT US:

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. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures to operate in person. 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 students to access their potential.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • At least five years teaching experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree in Science Education or related education degree preferred
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • 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
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
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.
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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DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley seeks reflective and intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a Montessori and progressive curriculum, pedagogy, and principles. The Reading Specialist provides literacy instruction, intervention, and assessment in grades Pre-K - 4 through a combination of intervention and classroom collaboration. The Reading Specialist will report directly to the Director of Student Support. In your role, you will work with the Student Support Team (SST) which consists of several learning specialists and a school counselor.

The Reading Specialist must possess a profound understanding of multi-sensory reading instruction, differentiated instruction and research-based best practices related to the unique learning profiles of all readers. This individual will guide the creation of individual education plans for students, particularly those with strengths and challenges related to literacy.

Our sought-after candidate will be eager to align with Kingsley’s goal to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion and asked to actively seek to bring anti-racist practices into the classroom. Candidates with robust independent school experience, advanced degrees, and strong backgrounds teaching, and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) work will be preferred.

ABOUT US:

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. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures to operate in person. 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 students to access their potential.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MA degree in Education with some form of concentration in Special Education, Literacy, and/or Reading
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching/intervention experience
  • REQUIRED full certification in a multisensory instructional method in either the Wilson Reading System or Orton-Gillingham
  • Experience using a variety of assessments including Fountas and Pinnell Reading benchmark system and DIBELS
  • Experience with curriculums such as: Project Read, Framing Your Thoughts, Teachers College Reading and Writing Project or comparable phonics & literacy curriculums
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide individual and small group intervention in the area of literacy in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 4 for students with learning challenges including those whose learning profiles include language based learning disabilities
  • Write and execute a Learning Plan for students receiving intervention with specific goals for intervention
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with Early Childhood and Elementary classrooms to plan and implement differentiation techniques
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Student Support, classroom teachers and fellow Learning Specialists to identify the learning needs of students through observation and assessments to determine intervention needs in and out of the classroom
  • Attend regular team meetings with the Student Support Team and classroom teachers
  • Interpret assessment data including neuropsychological reports to inform intervention practices
  • Meet and communicate with families effectively and regularly about student progress, including three parent-teacher conferences
  • Write Winter and Spring student progress reports summarizing the intervention provided to students and their progress
  • Serve as a resource for families, providing ideas for outside tutors and summer programs
  • Commitment to meeting the needs of each child
  • Commitment to professional growth and best practices
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • 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
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
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.
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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DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley is looking for applicants for the position of Assistant Lower Elementary Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive Montessori curriculum, pedagogy, and principles. As an Assistant Teacher, this individual will share responsibility for all aspects 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 some 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 facilitation, classroom schedules, student needs, and upholding the classroom environment.

This role runs from September 2021 to June 2021 and reports directly to the Director of Lower Elementary. Expected* working hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to help support KMS Auxiliary Programming and will include occasional evening commitments.

Candidates with robust independent school experience, advanced degrees, and strong backgrounds in teaching will be preferred.

ABOUT US:

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. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures to operate in person. 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 students to access their potential.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA/BS degree required; MA degree preferred
  • American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials are a plus but are not required
  • 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
  • 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 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
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.
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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DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley is looking for applicants for the position of Lower Elementary Co-Lead Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive Montessori curriculum, pedagogy, and principles. As a Co-Lead Teacher, this individual will share responsibility for all aspects 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, 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. Lower Elementary Co-Lead Teachers report to the Lower Elementary Director of Education. 

Candidates with robust independent school experience, advanced degrees, and strong backgrounds in teaching will be preferred.

ABOUT US:

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. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures to operate in person. 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 students to access their potential.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA/BS degree required; MA degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years 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
  • Either American Montessori Society (AMS), or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials required.
BENEFITS:
  • 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 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
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.
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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DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley is looking for applicants for the position of Early Childhood 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 for all aspects 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. Early Childhood Assistant Teachers report to the Director of Early Childhood Education. Candidates with independent school experience, advanced degrees, and strong backgrounds in teaching and DEI work will be preferred.

ABOUT US:

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. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures to operate in person. 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 students to access their potential.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA/BS degree required; MA degree preferred
  • American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials are a plus but are not required
  • 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
  • Matching 403b plan
  • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Montessori training reimbursement
  • Extensive, professional development opportunities, including Montessori training
  • 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
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.
 
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

VIEW AS PDF

DESCRIPTION:

Kingsley is looking for culturally aware applicants for the temporary position of Lower Elementary Co-Lead Teacher. We seek reflective, intentional educators who are looking to contribute to a progressive Montessori curriculum, pedagogy, and principles.

As a Co-Lead Teacher, you will share responsibility for all aspects of our students’ classroom experience. A successful candidate will aim to develop strong partnerships with parents and colleagues. In the classroom you will be expected to support students evolving in the core pillars of the curriculum and in Social and Emotional Learning. Our ideal candidate will be eager to align with Kingsley’s goal to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion and asked to actively seek to bring anti-racist practices into the classroom.

All teachers attend regular meetings and participate in curriculum management, classroom scheduling, record keeping, and maintaining a safe and clean classroom environment. You will undergo weekly covid tests on campus, and accompany students during their weekly Covid pool tests. Lower Elementary Co-Lead Teachers report to the Director of Lower Elementary Education. Candidates with independent school experience, advanced degrees and strong backgrounds teaching, and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) work will be preferred. This is a maternity leave position and will approximately run from mid-April 2021 until mid-January 2022 with a gap for summer break.

ABOUT US:

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. We are committed to the health of our students and have put in place rigorous safety measures to operate in person. 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 students to access their potential.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA/BS degree required
  • MA degree preferred
  • An ideal candidate has a minimum of three years 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
  • Either American Montessori Society (AMS), or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teaching credentials preferred.
BENEFITS:
  • Competitive, independent school salaries
  • Matching 403b plan
  • Dental, Health, and Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Montessori training reimbursement
  • Extensive, professional development opportunities, including Montessori training
  • 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
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.
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 seeks candidates for the position of Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management, effective August 1, 2021 or sooner if mutually agreeable. Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is a leading independent day school that serves 300 students from Toddler through Grade Six. Kingsley 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, Kingsley prepares children to take on new challenges and to make a positive impact on their world.


The Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management will work closely with the Head of School to oversee all aspects of admissions including recruitment and enrollment, re-enrollment and retention, financial aid processes, and information and database management. The successful candidate for this position will serve as a vibrant, energetic, and engaging ambassador for Kingsley, and a thoughtful, collaborative, and inspiring leader who can move fluently between managing the highly detailed everyday tasks to creatively composing and implementing long range strategic planning. This individual will also be a skilled, empathetic communicator able to build relationships with a variety of stakeholders both inside and beyond the Kingsley community. Finally, this individual will employ innovation and outreach to help drive Kingsley’s financial sustainability and market appeal to new levels.


Kingsley has engaged Educational Directions, a national executive search firm, to assist the Head of School and the community with the search. Nominations can be made, and all interested candidates can inquire, in confidence, to Sam Richards at srichards@edu-directions.com.

Apply Today

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.