New Englad School of Montessori
New Englad School of Montessori

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Current Available Positions

We are Always in Search of Qualified Assistant Teachers:

Infant PM Assistant Teacher Position: NOT at THIS TIME - However, contact us anyway, we're always interested in meeting people who are interested in working with us.


Afternoons 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Duties include following the infant's regular schedule regarding nutrition, diapering and rest while speaking calmly to describe your actions to the child.  You will help them settle in and spend focused time with the children.  Prepare art supplies for the day and food preparation. Assist children with typical activities throughout an uninterrupted work period allowing the to give individual or small group lessons using the age-appropriate supplies and materials.  We spend much time outdoors, in all weather, except severe rain. Assist with dressing, toileting, lunchtime, naptime, nurturing each child with love and attention, etc.  This position is year-round.  

Co-Toddler Teacher: 

AMI or AMS Certified Teachers are welcome to apply.  At least 1 year experience as a Lead Montessori Toddler Teacher required. If you are looking for a Lead position in a top notch Montessori School, you must apply now. Beautiful classrooms, age-appropriate outdoor spaces, join a team of IT Assistant teachers as well as an AMS I/T Teacher in training.

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About our workplace environment:


New England School of Montessori (NESM), an AMS Full Member school, NESM, is located on the CT shoreline between Bridgeport and New Haven, is in its 16th year. We offer a school-year Montessori curriculum for approximately 60 children, 15 months (Walking) to 12 years of age. We have one Toddler class, one primary class, and one 6-12 elementary class. A supportive, experienced staff and a knowledgeable, dedicated parent body make New England School of Montessori a special place to work. Our teachers enjoy a supportive staff, autonomy in the classroom, and competitive salaries. There is ample opportunity for cultural and environmental exploration. Get to know us by visiting Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest and resume. If you are interested in joining our dedicated staff, substitute and/or part-time hours available during the current school year.  Competitive salary; professional development; peaceful nurturing environment in fully-equipped Montessori classroom.


It is our goal to provide a calm, yet vibrant, toddler, preschool, kindergarten and elementary school, while following the Montessori Method of education.  It is our responsibility to spark interest, to help children become independent, and to provide encouragement and comfort.  To do this, we work hard to:

  • Provide a carefully prepared environment that includes activities designed to nourish children's independence, grace and courtesy, and intellect.  Materials will be of high-quality, and will present information thoughtfully, accurately and with sensitivity to readiness.
  • Approach each day with the understanding that chldren learn best and feel most confident when they are treated with respect and are encouraged to be capable.
  • Remember that our community of parents and teachers are what drives the mission, and that each can be treated with respect and recognition for the common goal of benefitting children.
  • Instill a love of nature and work towards fostering a desire to care for our earth.
  • Make a quality education available to families of varying economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Remain aware of, and carefully consider the application of, modern educational theory and policy.

If this environment appeals to you, let's talk.  Our policy is to provide an equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Children's House Assistant Teacher:  NOT at THIS TIME - However, contact us anyway, we're always interested in meeting people who are interested in working with us.

Experience in an AMS or AMI Montessori Children's House classroom is preferred.  Join a winning team of certified and experienced Lead and Assistant Teachers.  School year and possible calendar year positions available.  For the reward of watching the child's personality develop like the unfolding of a flower, complete the form below and we look forward to meeting you.

MEMBER of American Montessori Society
International Montessori Council
New England Association of Schools and Colleges ACCREDITED by NEASC
MEMBER of Montessori Schools of CT
Click FAST logo to apply for Click FAST logo to apply for a partial scholarship


Scholarship program available to Primary (3 - 6) and Elementary (6 - 12) aged children.  All information is provided to FAST and kept confidential to Independent School Management FAST advisors. Opens Jan. 1st for the following Fall school year.  Closes April 30th.

"The child is truly a miraculous being, and this should be felt deeply by the educator."

Dr. Maria Montessori

Some of our favorite Montessori videos on and


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NESM Promo Video


Google Founders attribute success to their early years in a Montessori School:

GOOGLE Founders Talk Montessori


A day in the life of a Montessori Child:


We couldn't have said it better:


Education NEEDS to Grow with Society...TEDx Mid-Atlantic:

Click for TEDx Video with Anna Lee - Looking to Montessori to Guide Education Reform.

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