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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 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.

Elementary After School Lead Instructor:

Montessori School of Durham is seeking an After School Lead Instructor who will work with the Elementary age children during the After School hours. Responsibilities include: preparing and organizing activities inside and on the playground, picking up students at dismissal, supervising and engaging the children in after school activities, and guiding the assistant in supervising and escorting children to Enrichment activities. The length of the day is 2:30 - 6 pm Monday through Friday. The After School Lead Instructor also works the set-up week, orientation camp, spring break camp, and No School Camp days. These dates require flexibility and availability for work outside the normal shift hours. Applicants must be punctual, reliable, professional, and nurturing. References and criminal background check required; childcare experience is required, previous experience in a Montessori setting is preferred, but not required. 

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


Elementary Lunch Staff:

Supervise lunch and playtime with the Elementary children, ages 6-12. The hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12-1:00pm; and Wednesday from 12-1:30pm. The position runs until May 30th. Training is provided. Must be reliable, punctual, and willing to learn Montessori practices. Criminal check and references required.

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

MSD welcomes a diverse, inclusive community and celebrates the uniqueness of all of its members as part of our hope for a peaceful world.

Diverse applicants are urged to apply.

Recruitment: Diversity Hiring Fair

On February 9, MSD joined with other Triangle independent schools to host a Job Fair for  underrepresented teachers and school professionals. We look forward to planning the next event soon!