Preschool Assistant Teacher, 24/25 SY

Faculty / Full-Time

Kingsley Montessori School, Boston, MA

Kingsley Montessori School is a toddler through sixth grade independent school of roughly 300 students in Boston’s historic Back Bay. Our mission is to engage the mind, hands, and heart of each child to nurture resilient explorers, confident learners, and empathetic citizens. A diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is integral to fulfilling our mission. Kingsley Montessori School strives to be a place where each person feels a sense of belonging and respect, recognizes and appreciates the richness that is added to our community through diversity, and is empowered to take action against injustices. We actively create such a community through our programming, our professional development, and our hiring, admissions, and governance practices. Kingsley’s high standards of professionalism are maintained through supportive and ongoing supervision and evaluation, development, and growth.


Kingsley is looking for culturally aware applicants for a progressive Montessori program that honors educational best practices. As an Assistant Teacher for ages 3 through 6, the successful candidate will share responsibility for supporting the Lead Teacher in all aspects of students’ classroom experience. The Assistant Teacher provides daily support in the areas of student needs, preparing the classroom environment, and classroom routines. All Assistant Teachers attend regular meetings. The Assistant Teacher reports to the Director of Early Childhood Education. We actively seek candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community. We actively seek candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community.


  • Prioritize the safety and well-being of all students
  • A strong understanding of the developmental needs of 3-6 year-olds
  • Support academic and behavioral routines as assigned
  • Maintain communication with peers and families and exhibit a receptive and collegial demeanor
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty to support curriculum and community
  • Perform arrival, dismissal, lunch, recess, monitoring, and other support duties as needed
  • Participate in and support special events/activities
  • Participate in professional development initiatives


  • BA/BS required. Montessori experience a plus!
  • Minimum of one year teaching experience
  • Experience with a variety of instructional methods and multi-age learning environments


  • Cover letter describing your interest in the position including your background and experience
  • Current resume
  • List of three current/past supervisors with email addresses and phone numbers

Kingsley Montessori School values and celebrates diversity because it makes us a better employer, builds a stronger school community, develops a sense of collaboration, and encourages mutual respect and broader thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Kingsley Montessori School

Boston, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary
All Gender