MdMCS Employment Opportunities

Primary Room Classroom Assistant 

Start Fall 2021

Become a part of an child-centered, nature-loving, fast-paced and collaborative independent Montessori school (TK to 8th grade) on the beautiful North coast of California.  


Classroom Assistant 

MdMCS is looking for a full-time classroom assistant for our Primary program. Ages 4 to 6 years for the 2021-22 school year. Classroom assistants work with the lead teacher to prepare and maintain an orderly, attractive, and joyful environment. They provide another pair of observant, attentive eyes and ears. Classroom assistants are also crucial in modeling courteous and respectful behavior as well as contributing to the warm, supportive, and calm atmosphere that is the hallmark of Montessori classrooms.  


Effective classroom assistants:

  • Supports the teacher

  • Prepares and maintains the environment

  • Observe student behaviors and assist in record keeping of observations

  • Models grace and courtesy

  • Helps to prepare materials for lessons

  • Assists in the development of independence in the children

  • Attend open houses and teacher in-service as directed 

  • Carry out all specific procedures and responsibilities as outlined by the MdMCS Employee Handbook


A qualified classroom assistant candidate has:

  • A High School Diploma

  • 6 or more credits in early childhood/child development or comparable experience

  • An affinity for and/or experience working with children

  • A willingness to work as a team, learn about Montessori philosophy, take direction and take responsibility for designated tasks

  • Developed organizational and communication skills

  • Bilingual English/Spanish-speaking candidates are welcome


Hourly position, compensation starts at $18/hour.


Please email brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed, Executive Director, at


Non-discrimination Policy

Montessori del Mar Community School does not discriminate in employment or in the admission or expulsion of a child on the basis of the employee’s or student's gender, national origin, ancestry, primary language, race, religion, class, handicap or disability or family marital status, religious beliefs, sexual preference, political persuasion.