Montessori Discovery School

Employment Opportunities

Join Our Staff

Montessori Discovery School is committed to offering quality Montessori education to its students. To do that, we need great employees. If you are interested in joining our staff, we welcome your cover letter and resume. Direct these to

Employment Opportunities: We are growing!
Join our team!

Full-Time Montessori Trained Primary Teacher

Montessori Discovery School is seeking an AMS/AMI/MACTE certified Primary Lead Guide to lead one of our 3-6 classrooms to join our amazing Primary team! Join our community of joyful students, amazing staff, and wonderful families. Montessori credential required.

Part-Time FACTS Management Coordinator:

The FACTS Management Coordinator will be responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of tuition billing, incidental billing, and summer billing processes for the school. The Coordinator will oversee parents' financial accounts, ensuring accuracy and timely processing of all transactions. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and be highly organized. Experience with Quickbooks and billing software is a must. This job has remote aspects.

Montessori Secondary/Adolescent Teacher

Montessori Discovery School is seeking an adolescent (secondary) Montessori credentialed Guide as we continue growth through our strategic plan.

About Us:

Located in beautiful southeastern Connecticut, MDS is a breath of fresh air from the busy city life. Our wetlands and fields provide outdoor explorations for our students as well as a home for our llamas and chickens. Children and staff learn to care for our environment and our animals while gaining independence through our Montessori curriculum. MDS is accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, is a member of AMS, and Montessori Schools of Connecticut, and has AMS & AMI credentialed head teachers in each program.

Our mission: Our Montessori Discovery School community nurtures joyful learners who confidently engage their world.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to

We are always looking for substitutes:

Toddler program (18-36-month-olds)
Primary program (3-6-year-olds)
Elementary program (6-12-year-olds)

Montessori experience preferred.

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We offer school tours and Zoom conversations so you can see how Montessori works.

Montessori Discovery School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, or disability with regard to admissions, employment or in the administration of its policies or programs.

Our Mission

Our Montessori Discovery School community nurtures joyful learners who confidently engage their world.

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