Montessori Center School

toddler through sixth grade since 1965



Spanish Specialist -March 2018

MCS is seeking a Spanish specialist teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year beginning in August 2018.  The right candidate will possess a master’s degree in Spanish language and have at least 5 years classroom experience. A familiarity with the Montessori philosophy is preferred but not required. Duties of this job include creating lesson plans, preparing a classroom environment, teaching vocabulary, conversation and culture to students of all ages at age appropriate levels.

We are also looking for a team player who is willing to use their time to serve the school in ways that are useful, which may include helping in after school care and/or playground supervision. An openness to learning about the Montessori philosophy and the ability to work collaboratively with other faculty members are other traits this teacher should possess.

This is a full time, 30 hour per week position with benefits. Salary will depend on education and experience. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Melanie Jacobs, Head of School at Live Scan clearance and CPR training is required for this position.

Upper Elementary Head Teacher-March 2018

Montessori Center School is seeking an upper elementary head teacher for the 2018-2019 school year starting in August, 2018. We are looking for someone to join our dynamic upper elementary team which serves approximately 53 students.

A bachelor's degree, AMS or AMI Elementary II credential and at least 5 years classroom experience in a Montessori setting is required for this position. The ideal candidate will be a team player who has a desire to collaborate with colleagues, administration and parents to deliver a high quality Montessori education for his/her students. An open, calm, flexible demeanor, strong communication skills, professionalism, and a deep appreciation for the Montessori method and philosophy are some of the traits we are looking for in interested applicants. Overnight trips, backpacking excursions, special events and support of our specialist programs in Spanish, physical education, music, art, library, drama and computer are all part of our upper elementary program.

Contact Melanie Jacobs at for more details about this incredible opportunity to be part of our amazing school. Criminal record clearance and CPR training is required for this position. This is a full time position with benefits. Salary depending on education and experience.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, copies of degrees and credentials, 3 references and 3 letters of recommendations to Melanie Jacobs at

Substitute Teacher Resumes

Montessori Center School is hiring great substitute teachers. Minimum of 12 ECE units required and teaching experience preferred. Substitutes must pass a criminal background check.

Head Teacher Resumes

Montessori Center School is always looking for exceptional people to join our staff. We invite Montessori trained teachers to submit their resumes at any time for consideration as head teacher openings occur. We have multiple classrooms at each level: IT, EC, E1 & E2. Please contact Melanie Newhouse regarding what specific openings may be available.

Benefits: Great work environment (peers, program support, facilities, locale); competitive salary based on education and experience; exceptional benefits (100% medical and life insurance, dental insurance option, up to 8% retirement, 6 weeks paid vacation in 9.5 month school year plus medical and personal leave, tuition remission and free childcare, continuing education and training funds, FLEX accounts, options for summer employment, and more)

Montessori Center School is an equal opportunity employer. 

Melanie Newhouse, Associate Administrator
(805) 683-9383 ext. 109