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. We offer tuition reduction benefits, health, life, and voluntary dental insurance to all full-time employees, along with a fun and team-oriented environment filled with dedicated staff! Interested candidates are invited to apply online for open positions, or contact our  Head of School for more information.


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 Houses, two Lower Elementary classrooms, one Upper Elementary classroom, and one Adolescent (through age 14) community. 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.

Program/Classroom Assistants

Do you love working with children? Are you eager to serve in a Montessori environment? MCMS is seeking joyful, patient, and warm individuals to work with our curious and kind learners beginning with the 2023-24 school year. Depending on program, Program Assistants at MCMS provide supervision and support for children in the overall school environment, including in the classroom, outside, and before and after school. Candidates who have prior experience in a classroom or child care setting, especially those who have served in a Montessori environment previously are preferred. A job description can be found here. Please submit your resumé with a cover letter outlining your interest using our online application form, and be sure to indicate the age group you prefer to work with and whether you seek full- or part-time employment.

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 complete our online application.


About MCMS

For 50 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, 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.