Elementary Assistant Teacher

Amherst Montessori School, Amherst MA
Lower Elementary (6-9 years)


The Elementary Assistant will play a supporting role in the success of the school. They will contribute to the education and socio-emotional development of children in 1st through 6th grade in the Elementary classroom. The Assistant’s role is to support the Lead Guides in utilizing research-based best practices in Montessori instruction in a student-centered learning environment appropriate to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs of all learners. Position Details The Elementary Assistant role is a full time, benefitted, 10-Month position with additional summer responsibilities. Start date: August 23rd, 2021 Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through


Required Qualifications: High School Diploma and experience in an Elementary classroom, EEC Certification or eligibility are required. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field Montessori Method training/familiarity with pedagogy Experience as an assistant in an elementary/primary school setting, collaborating as a member of a teaching faculty, supervising children, and supporting instruction for students with diverse socio-emotional and learning support needs. Kind, caring, compassionate, and enthusiastic Well-organized Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Contact Information

For full job description, view the listing here: Please submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Kelly Edreich at We will be accepting applications until the position is filled.