Upper Elementary Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Thacher Montessori School, Milton, MA

We are actively seeking a passionate and dedicated upper elementary teacher to join our vibrant community. As a Montessori School, Thacher is committed to creating an inspiring and engaging environment that nurtures a profound passion for discovery in our students. We educate and empower our students and staff, encouraging them to be proactive contributors to our close-knit community.

Beyond being an exceptional learning environment, Thacher is also an uplifting and engaging workplace. Our dedicated staff takes pride in belonging to our community, finding joy in contributing to the rich tapestry of diversity that defines Thacher. Join us, where every day is an opportunity to inspire, belong, and contribute.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • AMI or AMS Montessori diploma at the Elementary Level (6-12)
  • At least three years of Montessori teaching experience is preferred.
  • Understand and embody Montessori pedagogy and effective theoretical application.
  • Flexibility in addressing students’ needs.
  • Positive classroom management techniques
  • Joy, passion, and motivation in your work
  • Commitment to JEDI
  • Excellent observation skills
  • Clear, concise writing skills
  • Professional, articulate communication skills with families and colleagues.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to promote a high-fidelity, authentic Montessori experience.
  • Sense of humility
  • Sense  of humor 

We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance, dental, FSA, and long-term disability
  • Match 4.5% Retirement Plan
  • Generous time off (Personal, vacations, sick days, bereavement)

Located within a half-mile of Boston city limits, the school enjoys a rich cultural and geographic diversity in a natural setting, situated between a 7,000-acre nature preserve and The Wakefield Estate, a 23-acre arboretum with livestock and specimen gardens that our students visit weekly. Each of our 8 classrooms, housed in a 1989 building designed for Montessori education, is led by a Montessori-trained teacher assisted by a second faculty member. The school is AISNE and AMS accredited for all ages and recognized at the 3-6 level by AMI. With a strong foundation built over the last 52 years, the school is poised to carry out its Mission as a fully realized high-fidelity Montessori community.

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

Thacher Montessori School

Milton, MA
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender