Montgomery School

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Montgomery School. Montgomery School faculty and staff serve approximately 235 students in Prekindergarten through 8th grade. A critical component of employment at Montgomery School is supporting and modeling the School’s mission:

“Montgomery School is an independent, co-educational day school serving prekindergarten through grade eight in Chester Springs, PA. The School is dedicated to the development of each child in mind and body through academics, fine and performing arts, and athletics in an enriching cultural and physical environment. The School is equally committed to the development of each child's character, with an emphasis on integrity, respect, responsibility, and service to others.”

  • The Montgomery School ethos is based on its mission, and the school’s motto: Veritas, Pietas, Caritas (Truth, Loyalty, Compassion). Faculty and staff are expected to support and value the school’s mission.
  • Montgomery School faculty model the mission’s ideals as well. Professional and personal integrity is required and expected in our faculty and staff.
  • The curriculum is based on three principle tenets: Mind, Body, and Character. These three tenets are balanced throughout a student’s education at Montgomery School and supported by our curriculum planning and development.
  • Professional development is encouraged and expected: As participants in a learning community, we share in the process and model the behavior of life-long learners.
  • Teachers are expected to show proficiency and passion in their subject area.
  • Leadership opportunities are offered to faculty and staff at times. Employees are expected to work as a team and to accept greater responsibility when applicable.
  • Montgomery School faculty and staff are expected to have an understanding of developmental needs of children and a genuine appreciation for children in various stages of development.

If you would like to count yourself among us, we invite you to contact us to submit your application for consideration to become a part of the Montgomery School faculty and staff. Current opportunities are listed below.

Current Opportunities

  • Music Teacher For Grades 5-8

    Posted on April 21, 2015

    Montgomery School is a co-educational PreKindergarten through eighth grade school serving 240 students in Chester Springs, PA. Dedicated to educating students in Mind, Body and Character, Montgomery School’s focus is to educate and develop well rounded individuals and lifelong learners. To accomplish this goal, we offer a diverse, enriching, dynamic curriculum which provides all students opportunities to explore, inspire, and succeed.

    Position Purpose

    To develop in students musical fundamentals through a variety of musical experiences, while encouraging the ability to collaborate and create. We are seeking an energetic, ambitious, hard-working, and talented musical individual, who is good at connecting with students, faculty, and the community.

    Primary Responsibility

    The music teacher is a full time member of the school faculty and is responsible for all of the duties that accompany that position. The primary responsibility is to teach music to our oldest students as well as direct the Middle School choir while providing a responsible, supportive and safe environment for the students. The position has many functions, these include but are not limited to:

    • Work with PreK through fourth grade music teacher in further developing music programs for school wide developmentally appropriate curriculum

    • Responsible for selecting and preparing music for weekly morning Chapels, the Holiday Concert, and the Spring Concert (FAME Night)

    • Integrate music technology into music curriculum (with laptops, iPads, SMART Board)


    Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

    • Well versed with multiple instruments (including piano and strings); implementing band program and curriculum (outside band experience preferred) Additional instrumental teaching experience preferred for small chamber ensembles.

    • Have solid vocal teaching knowledge and be able to model good singing. Solid vocal pedagogy for training young singers

    • The ideal candidate is an outstanding musician and passionate about working with children

    • Experienced in developing a vocal ensemble with groups of mixed experience and skill

    • Comfortable with a broad repertoire of music

    • Enthusiastic about working collaboratively to build curriculum and improve pedagogy

    • Degree in music education is preferred


    Reports to: Middle School Head

    Montgomery School actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring.

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Jon Hall, Middle School Head (jhall@montgomeryschool.org) by May 4, 2015. Please only include MUSIC TEACHER in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.‚Äč