Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in employment at Juneau Montessori School, please submit your cover letter, resume, and three professional references by email to jms@juneaumontessori.org

Current Openings:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Open until filled

Juneau Montessori School, is actively seeking an Executive Director to start in the fall of the 2019-2020 academic year. We are looking for an organized, compassionate and enthusiastic leader to join our staff.

The successful candidate will hold a MACTE accredited Montessori credential or be willing to pursue a Montessori credential upon hire.The candidate must also be able to meet qualifications set forth by the State of Alaska for a Child Care Program Administrator. School, non-profit or staff management experience is desired.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to this position, as is an ability to work collaboratively with our board of directors and lead teachers to support and strengthen our school community.


SUBSTITUTE ASSISTANT TEACHER

Part-time position, on-call, $12 per hour (DOE)
Hours- variable

Seeking enthusiastic and positive individuals as substitute assistant teachers.

Are you over 18, looking for meaningful work and interested in increasing your knowledge of child development? Looking for candidates who are compassionate, willing to learn about Montessori philosophy and open to working a flexible schedule.


LEAD OUTDOOR/ AFTERCARE EDUCATOR

30 hours per week, $14-18 per hour (DOE)

Juneau Montessori School is seeking a Lead Outdoor Environment/ Afterschool Educator to facilitate outdoor programming as well as to serve as acting administrator for our school during our after school hours, between 4:00 PM and 5:30 PM.

The candidate must be able to qualify as a Child Care Associate with the State of Alaska by being at least 21 years of age and having at least 12 semester hours of college credit in early childhood development, child development, child psychology, or the equivalent, a current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, or a Montessori Certificate.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of Montessori philosophy and the value of unstructured play as well as experience in facilitating child-directed outdoor and indoor learning experiences.

JMS has been working on the improvement of our outdoor learning environment and needs a dedicated individual to maintain and develop this space. This space includes natural play elements, a traditional play structure, a high tunnel, raised beds and perennial plantings. The students and staff at JMS use the space daily for learning and play. As part of this position, the educator will be facilitating free play and child-driven projects during the daily outdoor time and in the JMS after-school program.

This is a 30 hour per week position with hours between 11:30 AM and 5:30 PM.