Employment Opportunities

Middle School Co-Teacher

Thacher is accepting applications for a Middle School Co-Teacher.

Thacher Montessori School is accepting applications for a Middle School Co-Teacher.

The ideal teacher candidate will have the following:

  • At least three years of Montessori teaching experience at one level
  • AMI or AMS Montessori training (6-12 Diploma required) and Middle School Program

More importantly, we are seeking teachers with the following:

  • Knowledge of Montessori theory
  • Experience with how to apply Montessori theory successfully
  • A talent for innovative problem-solving that is consistent with those same Montessori principles and practices
  • An affinity for learning while leading a class
  • A desire to shape a connected community of staff, parents, and students

Thacher teaching staff members strive for the following qualities:

  • Flexibility in addressing student’s needs
  • Excellent observation skills
  • A sense of humility with peers
  • Great communication skills with parents
  • The ability to listen and be present

Located within a half-mile of Boston city limits, the school enjoys a rich cultural and geographic diversity in a natural setting, lying between a 7,000-acre nature preserve and The Wakefield Estate, a 23-acre arboretum with livestock and specimen gardens. Each of our eight classrooms in a 1989 building designed for Montessori schooling is led by a Montessori-trained teacher, assisted by a second faculty member and specialists at the elementary and middle school levels. The school is AMS accredited for all ages and recognized at the 0-3 and 3-6 levels by AMI. With a strong foundation built over the last 50 years, the school is poised to carry out its missions as a fully realized and still developing Montessori community.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Deba Dunn, Head of School, at employment@thacherschool.org.

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