Toddler Floater/Assistant Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Cambridge Montessori School, Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Montessori School is seeking a Toddler Floater/Assistant Teacher, 9:00am-4:00pm. Applicants must have previous experience working with young children. EEC certification or coursework is desirable. Montessori school experience is preferred, but not required.

This position will include supervision of the Toddler Gross Motor Room in the mornings for students ages 21 months to 3.5 years old and floating assistance in one of three Toddler classrooms for the later part of the morning. This teacher will also help support one specific classroom for lunch, nap and dismissal in the afternoon, and assist with cleaning and classroom prep after school from 3:00-4:00pm. Floater/Assistant teacher will work as part of the Toddler Team that includes certified Montessori Lead Teachers and classroom Assistant teachers. Additional ability to substitute in a classroom from 8:00am when staff members are out may be needed.


We seek responsible, flexible, imaginative, and creative teachers who can effectively communicate and problem solve with a team. The ability to understand and adapt to situations is key, as is a willingness to provide assistance where needed. We expect our faculty to be involved and active in the school community. A confident, professional demeanor and a strong desire to collaborate and communicate effectively are important characteristics. Above all, a strong respect for and love of children is essential to function effectively in this child-centered environment.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all staff members, and CPR/first aid training is needed.

This position will be paid hourly, based on experience, while school is in session for in-person learning. The school offers a competitive benefits package for full-time employees.

Cambridge Montessori School is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling 225 students from toddlers through grade eight. In 2014, CMS celebrated its 50th anniversary serving Cambridge and surrounding towns. CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries. Cambridge Montessori School is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.

At Cambridge Montessori School, we partner with our diverse community, using authentic Montessori principles, to reveal each child’s innate love of learning and prepare our children to thrive in a complex world.

CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.

Cambridge Montessori School

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