Madison Community Montessori School is looking for exceptional, joyful and flexible people who have the specific skills and experience that match the school’s needs in the areas briefly outlined below. Interested candidates are invited to apply online for open positions, or contact our Head of School for more information.

See below for current opportunities


Montessori Guide

MCMS is always recruiting experienced Guides who are passionate about Montessori education. Our school supports one Toddler room (starting at 15 months), three Children’s House, two Lower Elementary, one Upper Elementary, and one Adolescent (through age 14) classroom. If you desire to use your AMI training to serve children with diverse needs in a beautiful building designed for Montessori education, alongside colleagues who love to learn and practice authentic Montessori principles, we want to hear from you! A complete job description with position requirements can be found here. Please submit your resumé/CV, cover letter outlining your interest, a brief writing sample (parent email, presentation to colleagues, etc.), and two letters of recommendation using our online application form.

Literacy Specialist

We are currently recruiting a Literacy Specialist join our dedicated faculty team in developing and maintaining a literacy program that provides both broad-based and targeted support for students. This individual will be responsible for identifying and evaluating MCMS students for reading proficiency, providing coaching on literacy strategies and best practices for Montessori Guides at all levels of the school, and interfacing with services offered in the community to assist families with referrals or other needs. In addition to supporting reading needs across the MCMS curriculum, the Literacy Specialist will offer one-on-one tutoring during the school day for students who have been identified as likely to benefit from additional reading support. Qualified candidates will have completed specialized certification programs or training in literacy or special education with experience working with children with dyslexia, and should be self-directed, reliable, patient, flexible, and collaborative in approach. This school-year position is anticipated to be 30 hours per week starting in late August, 2021. Please review our job description and if interested, submit your resumé/CV and cover letter outlining your interest, along with completion of our online application form prior to March 28, 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 education@madisoncommunitymontessori.org


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 cities of Madison and Middleton are 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 of our AMI recognized status and long-standing reputation of excellence in authentic Montessori education.

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.