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Kingsley Montessori School is seeking college students, recent graduates and/or graduate students with an interest in education to provide on campus support to faculty and students in the school’s hybrid learning program during the pandemic. This position will allow candidates in the early stages of their careers to work with and learn from experienced teaching teams. Among other duties as listed, the Educational Support Fellow will assist faculty in organizing materials, facilitating on-campus classes, overseeing indoor and outdoor breaks, overseeing online study halls, offering clubs and other interest-based activities, and covering lunch duties. Ideal candidates have experience working with children and are interested in gaining more practical experience in a school setting. Candidates chosen for the position would begin in late August. This position involves an initial one-semester commitment with the opportunity to renew for another term by mutual agreement. During the semester, interns/ fellows will be expected to work for up to 50 hours within each two week period, with specific details determined upon hiring.



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 middle schools. Our program’s commitment to knowing every child and to partnering with parents propels each student to access his or her potential.

  • Prioritize the safety and well-being of all students during all on-campus learning activities.
  • Participate in and support special (live and/or virtual) events/activities.
  • Participate in training initiatives and Faculty Professional Development Days.
  • Support classroom routines and behavioral expectations set by administrators and lead teachers
  • Maintain professional communication with others and exhibit a receptive and open demeanor.
  • Perform arrival, dismissal, lunch, recess, bathroom and hallway monitoring, and other support duties as needed.
  • College Degree required.
  • Ability to work closely with students, peers, coworkers, and mentors effectively.
  • Familiarity with Google Suite, Google Classroom, or Seesaw a plus.

    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.
  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position with an overview of your background and experience with children and education
  • A current resume
Hilary Gillcrist, Associate Director of Operations & Senior Administrative Assistant
— working@kingsley.org

*Electronic file names must be in the following format:
FirstName LastName CoverLetter Year
FirstName LastName Resume Year

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

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
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!