An Independent Boston Day School for Students in Toddler–Sixth Grade

Non-Teaching Positions

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  • Facilities & Operations Manager (30-40 Hours Depending on Experience)

    ABOUT US: Located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay, Kingsley is a premier, independent day school guided by a unique blend of Montessori philosophy and innovative programming. Kingsley offers an 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.
    Key Responsibilities 
    • Facilities Planning & Oversight
      • Regularly review the maintenance needs of Kingsley’s facilities and plan strategically for short and long term renovations and repairs, working closely with the Associate Head of School / CFO/COO.  
      • Establish a 5–10-year maintenance schedule for the Fairfield building.  
      • Manage the use of all contractors, such as: plumber, electrician, carpenter, landscaper, and pest control. 
      • Manage the annual review process to renew our Certificate of Inspection with the City of Boston (emergency lighting systems, sprinklers, fire extinguishers and intercom system). 
      • Oversee the quarterly review of the fire safety systems, including running the evacuation drills in both buildings. 
      • Oversee the regular building inspections (Boston Fire Department, Health Inspector, Inspectional Services Department).  
    • Security & Safety
      • Serves as a key member of the Kingsley community to ensure that safety and security is maximized at all times.  
      • Serve as a security presence during drop off and pick up times each day at both buildings.
      • Manages our ALICE emergency protocols and training across our campus. 
    • Routine Maintenance
      • This role will require the expert use of Schooldude—the digital database used to report and track maintenance items.  
      • Be on call to provide proactive maintenance support for two buildings in the Back Bay.
      • Help oversee the general operations of the school, working with a variety of Kingsley staff members. Tasks will include: painting, assembling furniture, watering plants, arranging chairs for events, delivering boxes to classrooms, etc. 
      • Oversee the cleaning company to make sure the daily trash and recycling is collected and put out for pickup.  
    • Custodial
      • Candidate is required to travel between both buildings, transport packages on a daily basis, and occasionally lift heavy items. 
      • Help oversee the cleaning needs in both buildings, working with our cleaning company on a regular basis.
      • Be on call to support teachers and staff with typical school day messes as they arise.
      • Oversee parking logistics on campus.
      • Collaborate with staff to ensure timely and detailed event setup and breakdown. 
      • Help coordinate snow removal, working with our snow removal contractor.
    This is a public-facing role that requires strong interpersonal skills balanced with a good sense of humor. 
    Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential. 
    This position will report to the Associate Head of School / CFO/COO.  
    Experience: 3-5 years of maintenance or equivalent experience.  
    Salary & Benefits: This position comes with a competitive salary level and a comprehensive range of benefits.  

    References: Three professional references will need to be provided. 

    • A cover letter describing your interest, expertise, and availability
    • A current resume
    Karen Diamond 
    Assistant to the Head of School  
    *electronic file names must be in the following format: 
    FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year
    FirstName LastName Resume Year

Standard 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 certification
  • Tuition remission up to 50% for full-time employees

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:
Karen Diamond
Assistant to the Head of School

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 (2019–20), 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 Karen Diamond. We would love to hear from you!
Kingsley Montessori School
Toddler–Grade 6
Admissions: 617-226-4927
Campus Locations:
30 Fairfield Street
26 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116
Main Phone: 617-226-4900