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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Montgomery School. Montgomery School faculty and staff serve approximately 237 students in Prekindergarten through 8th grade. A critical component of employment at Montgomery School is supporting and modeling the School’s mission:

Montgomery School ignites each child's love of learning and fosters their individual talents during the most formative years in order to prepare them for future success.
  • 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.


An independent school founded in 1915, Montgomery School provides a supportive and stimulating environment for 220 students in Prekindergarten through grade 8. The school is known for its commitment to the whole child with a strong academic program and its willingness to challenge students with high standards in a balanced, well-rounded program. In a recent employee engagement survey at Montgomery, 95% of employees indicate they feel their work positively impacts students lives and 93% indicate they are satisfied with the culture within the adult community.

Montgomery School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring.

Employment Opportunities at Montgomery

Marianne Kaplan

Montgomery School is seeking an experienced middle school music teacher. The desired candidate will 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 individual, adept at connecting with students, faculty, and the community. We desire a candidate marked by passion, energy, palpable care and investment in the lives of middle school students.

The middle school music teacher is a member of the school faculty and is responsible for all of the duties that accompany the position. The primary responsibility is to teach music to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students, direct the Middle School choir, all the 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 lower school music teacher in the ongoing development/updating of our schoolwide music 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, etc.)

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 young people
  • 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

Interested candidates must have a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years teaching experience; Master's preferred.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Mark Dixon, Head of Middle School (msjobs@montgomeryschool.org). Please only include Math Teacher in the subject line of your email. No phone inquiries please.

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Marianne Kaplan

Montgomery School is seeking an experienced middle school math teacher. Along with teaching 7th and 8th grade math (Algebra and Geometry), a proven track record of equipping a range of math learners for an optimal transition to high school is strongly desired.

Though the candidate's primary responsibility is teaching 7th and 8th math, he/she will also organize and support our integrated STEAM program for all grades. The STEAM coordinator will serve as a resource for teachers in developing and implementing interdisciplinary projects within their respective curricula and ensure that STEAM learning is a signature part of the Montgomery experience.

We desire a candidate marked by passion, energy, palpable care and investment in the lives of middle school students. The ideal candidate will possess prior middle school teaching experience, excellent communication skills, proficient use of instructional technology in the classroom and a polished background in differentiated instruction and assessment. The candidate will expertly infuse the student experience with opportunities for project-based learning and the application of 21st century skills, while prioritizing the mastery of foundational math concepts and skills.

Interested candidates must have a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years teaching experience; Master's preferred.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Mark Dixon, Head of Middle School (msjobs@montgomeryschool.org). Please only include Math Teacher in the subject line of your email. No phone inquiries please.

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Marianne Kaplan

Montgomery School is seeking a Language Arts Department Chair experienced in teaching middle school language arts. Along with teaching 7th and 8th grade language arts classes, the Language Arts Department Chair will provide strategic vision and leadership for the scope and sequence of the School's Pre-K through 8th grade language arts curriculum. A track record of equipping students to write, read, and think critically is strongly desired, particularly as they transition to high school.

We desire a candidate marked by passion, energy, palpable care and investment in the lives of middle school students. The ideal candidate will possess prior middle school teaching experience, excellent communication skills, proficient use of instructional technology in the classroom and a polished background in differentiated instruction and assessment. The candidate will expertly infuse the student experience with opportunities for project-based learning and the application of 21st century skills, while prioritizing the mastery of essential skills in the language arts. The candidate will integrate the beauty of literature in teaching students to think and communicate with depth and insight.

Interested candidates must have and a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years teaching experience; Master's preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Mark Dixon, Head of Middle School (msjobs@montgomeryschool.org). Please only include Language Arts Teacher in the subject line of your email. No phone inquiries please.

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