Cambridge Montessori School – Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3) Art Specialist

Cambridge Montessori School seeks a part time Art Specialist (10 hours per week) to instruct children age 6-9 years old in our Lower Elementary Program. Three or more years of teaching experience is desirable.

The schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1-3pm (two 45 minute classes per day), with set up prior and clean up after classes. More hours available in the Spring as the school prepares for its Festival of the Arts (May 21, 2015).

We seek flexible, imaginative, creative teachers who can effectively plan and problem solve with a team. The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles is required. We expect our faculty to be involved and active in the school community. Confident, professional demeanor and a sense of humor are important characteristics. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues and others. Strong writing skills are a prerequisite. The candidate will support and collaborate with classroom teachers on special projects and thematic units of study. Above all, a strong respect for and love of children is essential to function effectively in this child-centered environment.

This position is for the academic year, September through June. Salary is based on experience and background.


Cambridge Montessori School is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling 230 students from toddlers through grade eight. During the 2013-2014 school year, CMS celebrated its 50th anniversary serving Cambridge and surrounding towns, CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries. CMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.


Candidates should send a letter, personal statement, and resume to:

Ms. Cheryl Vernick

Specialist: Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle School Art


Dr. Ingrid W. Tucker, Head of School

Cambridge Montessori School

161 Garden Street

Cambridge, MA 02138


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Cambridge Montessori School encourages independent, self-directed learning for life in a child-centered, international community valuing peace, respect for others and pride in individual differences.

CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.


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