Employment Opportunities

Located within a half-mile of Boston city limits, Thacher Montessori School enjoys a rich cultural and geographic diversity in a natural setting. The school sits between a 7,000-acre nature preserve and The Wakefield Estate, a 23-acre arboretum with livestock and specimen gardens, used for the adolescent program. Each of our 10 classrooms is led by a Montessori trained guide, assisted by a second faculty member, and, specialists at the elementary and adolescent levels. The school is accredited for all ages by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and recognized at the 0–3 and 3–6 levels by the Association Montessori International (AMI).

Current Positions

Academic Support Specialist

Thacher is seeking a full-time Academic Support Specialist for the 2016-17 school year, beginning August 15, 2016. Please send cover letter and resume to Vicky Varnum (vickyvarnum@thacherschool.org)

Admissions Assistant (part time)

Thacher is seeking a part time admissions assistant for the 2016-17 school year. Please send letter of interest and resume to Vicky Varnum (vickyvarnum@thacherschool.org).

Elementary Assistants

Thacher  is seeking Elementary Classroom Assistants for one or two positions in Elementary classrooms (grades 1-6), for the 2016-17 school year. Please send letter of interest and resume to Vicky Varnum vickyvarnum@thacherschool.org by June 6, 2016.

Children’s House & After Care Assistant (immediate)

Thacher  is searching for an assistant to work in our Children’s House and after school care programs to begin as soon as possible


Ongoing Searches

Substitute Teacher and Assistant

Thacher seeks substitute teachers and assistants for Toddler through Upper Elementary classrooms. This role will be utilized for absences that are planned as well as late-notification situations. Whenever possible, advanced notice will be given to a substitute.  Candidate should have good interpersonal skills and calm demeanor. If interested, please contact Vicky Varnum.

Lead Guide

Thacher is on an annual search for lead guides for the 2016-17 school year, without knowing of specific openings yet. Please send letter of interest and resume to head of school, Don Grace at employment@thacherschool.org.

1425 Blue Hill Avenue · Milton, MA 02186

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