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MdMCS Employment Opportunities

Montessori Classroom Assistant 20-25 hours/week

MdMCS is looking for a part-time classroom assistant to work with ages 4 to 10 years old.  This is a ten-month position from Aug 19, 2024 to June 13, 2025 and a ten-month commitment is required. We offer a warm and friendly work environment, paid sick days, school vacation schedule, and professional development and training opportunities. 


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

  • Some coursework in child development or comparable experience 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 candidates are welcome.

  • Livescan background check required.


Hourly position, compensation starts at $20/hour and increases DOE.


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


Music Teacher for Three Classrooms, Grades K-8

Montessori del Mar Community School


Our small school is looking for a music teacher with experience providing group and individual instruction to children. Our Montessori school has three multi-age classrooms. Music instruction may be given weekly to each classroom, or in small groups, or individually. Private tutoring on-site of students after school is also an option for the right candidate.. Hours run between 8-10 a week. Live Scan background check is required. 


A good candidate:

  1. Has experience working with children

  2. Has experience managing large and small groups of students

  3. Is familiar with or willing to become familiar with Positive Discipline

  4. Can design and offer instruction in music foundations and instruments

  5. Has strong communication skills


Compensation is between $25 to $35/hour.


Please email a brief bio and resume to Chloe Reed, Executive Director, Montessori del Mar Community School, 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 gender, national origin, ancestry, primary language, race, religion, class, handicap or disability or family marital status, religious beliefs, sexual preference, political persuasion.

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