Madison Community Montessori School accepts resumes from exceptional, joyful and talented AMI-trained Guides on an ongoing basis, so we can expand and strengthen our dedicated team. Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter, resumé, and two letters of recommendation to Erin Freiberg, our Interim Head of School, at

See below for a list of current openings

Director of Education

We are seeking our next highly-qualified Director of Education for the 2021-22 school year. This is a key leadership and administrative position responsible for ensuring the delivery of excellent AMI Montessori education to all MCMS students. The Director of Education will supervise the school’s faculty and specialists, coordinate parent education events, and work to support student growth and uphold our mission: respecting children and their natural joy of discovery. This position reports to and works closely with the Head of School, participating in recruitment, enrollment, and programming decisions of the school. This is a full-time, year-round position, with part-time hours during summer months.

A complete job description and list of position requirements can be found here. To apply, please submit your resumé/CV, cover letter outlining your interest in this position, and either: a writing sample related to Montessori education, preferably geared toward parents or professional colleagues, or a presentation you have given about Montessori education in a professional Montessori environment. Materials should be submitted to our Head of School at no later than Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

Substitute Teachers

MCMS is seeking qualified substitute teachers to join our sub pool. Substitutes will assist in programs from preschool through junior high. The ideal candidate has experience working with children of all ages. Montessori knowledge and experience are a big plus, and an interest in learning about Montessori education is a must! Candidates should be self-directed, reliable, patient, flexible, and have a positive outlook and the ability to collaborate with others. If you are interested in serving as a substitute, please contact our Director of Education at

About MCMS

For 48 years, MCMS has warmly welcomed children from the greater Madison area. We are a vibrant and inclusive school community, located near the state capitol and the University of Wisconsin. The Madison/Middleton area is consistently ranked as a top community to live, work, play and raise a family. There are lakes every where you turn, beautifully changing seasons, and an intelligent and energetic population.

Join our welcoming community in our state-of-the-art school building, designed specifically for Montessori needs and located on a beautiful, pastoral property. Our nonprofit school serves students from 15 months to 14 years of age, in eight classrooms (1 Toddler, 3 Children’s House, 2 Lower Elementary, 1 Upper Elementary, and 1 Adolescent) guided by our committed, long-term, AMI-trained faculty, who are supported by an AMI-trained Director of Education. We are proud to be the only school in the state of Wisconsin that is fully recognized by AMI at all levels, Toddler through Upper Elementary.

MCMS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its admission policy or in employment on the basis of family structure, age, race, ethnicity, color, gender or gender identity, creed, disability, political persuasion, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, military service, socioeconomic status, organizational membership, or any other status protected by law. We are committed to affirming and honoring the lived experiences of others and to learning and growth, together respecting children and their natural joy of discovery.