Upper Elementary Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Wellan Montessori School, Newton, MA

Position Overview:

Wellan Montessori School is seeking an experienced Montessori-Certified Upper Elementary Teacher (ages 9 – 12) to fill an immediate opening. The Upper Elementary teacher oversees all aspects of classroom operation, including planning/implementing curriculum and communicating regularly with families, while working with co-teachers and assistant teachers to ensure classroom standards are met consistently. The Upper Elementary Teacher must excel at preparing the classroom environment, as well as taking responsibility for creating and maintaining an orderly, safe, and appropriately challenging learning environment for students.


The successful candidate will be well organized and flexible; have strong classroom management skills; have strong verbal and written communication skills; be able to function in a cooperative teaching environment; and be able to collaborate with other educators in our community to create an environment where children learn, socialize, explore, and grow together.

Position Details:

  • Full Time 40 hours per week, with attendance at staff meetings and occasional night and weekend events outside of regular hours required.
  • Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or beyond in related field.
  • Montessori certification for ages 9-12.
  • Massachusetts Educator License for Grades 4-6.
  • Experience working in a Montessori classroom.

Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Wellan Montessori School

Newton, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender