Career Opportunities

Montessori School of Durham employs persons of any gender, race, color, creed, family structure, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, military status, and genetic information and permits them equal access to all the rights privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available. No discrimination is made on these bases or other federally protected characteristic in any employment practices.

How To Apply:

Please complete the application listed in the position posting. 

You will be prompted to attach a cover letter and resume in the online application. If you have trouble attaching these materials, please send them by email to Cynthia Hughey, Assistant Head of School, at or by mail to: 2800 Pickett Road, Durham NC 27705.

Please note: If you do not have access to complete an application online, please stop by the MSD office to pick up a paper copy of the application.

Positions available:

Essential functions: The physical requirements to these positions, include but are not limited to picking up and carrying a child of minimum of 40 pounds, and mobility necessary to reach a child quickly in an emergency. Work will be conducted indoors and outdoors, and with animals of various kinds.


Director of Programs and Staff Support

Montessori of Durham is currently seeking a full-time administrative position as Director of Programs and Staff Support. The ideal candidate for this position will be an educational and administrative leader with a commitment to and understanding of the Montessori pedagogy, and dedicated to fostering a positive and collaborative school community. This leader will possess excellent communication and leadership skills with a largely collaborative management style. As a member of the administrative team, the Director of Programs and Faculty Support will partner with the Head of School to implement and support the daily operations, strategic initiatives, and long-term goals of the school while offering support to the teaching staff and to admissions as needed.

Please complete the Employment Application for an Administrative Position and attach a cover letter and resume.


Substitute Teachers

Montessori School of Durham is seeking Substitute Teachers for classrooms and After School programs serving children from 18 months to 12 years old for  the 2020-2021 school year. Hours vary depending on Teachers’ needs.  Applicants must be punctual, reliable, professional, nurturing, and willing to learn Montessori practices. References and criminal background check required; teaching or childcare experience is required, previous experience in a Montessori setting is preferred, but not required. 

Please complete the Employment Application for a Teaching Position and attach a cover letter and resume.