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At Greene Towne, guided by our incredible teaching staff, students discover for themselves a purposeful, active, personal learning journey, with unlimited potential to grow incredible lives and strong communities. See the current opportunities below to join our dedicated teaching family.

Greene Towne Montessori School provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, disability, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Montessori Primary Lead Teacher

Greene Towne Montessori School, located in Center City, Philadelphia, is dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for children ages 18 months through 9 years, consistent with the values and principles developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools, Greene Towne Montessori School instills in young children an understanding of learning as a personal process, a sense of agency in building self and community, and the joy of possibility.

 Greene Towne Montessori School values diversity as part of its mission, provides equal employment opportunity, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, disability, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Greene Towne Montessori School is seeking qualified candidates for the position of a Primary Lead Teacher. 

The Primary Lead Teacher will:

  • Plan and deliver high fidelity Montessori instruction to 3-6-year-old students 
  • Provide a nurturing and caring space for students and a well-managed classroom environment
  • Develop lesson plans and maintain daily records of children’s activities and progress
  • Supervise and train the Assistant Teacher (with support from the Montessori Director) and meet with them regularly to discuss classroom work and goals, 
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills for:
    • Regular, proactive communication with families throughout the school year
    • Presenting parent education talks according to GTMS’s parent education series schedule
    • Hosting informational parent coffee events twice a year (Fall & Spring)
    • Writing conference reports and conducting parent teacher conferences twice per year (November & March)
  • Qualifications: Montessori Early Childhood Certification (AMS or AMI),  4-year college degree or higher, five or more years of experience in a Primary Montessori environment preferred. Greene Towne Montessori School is seeking individuals that have a love for children, possess a growth-mindset, are organized self-starters, are a team player and are flexible and sensitive to the needs that arise in the life of an active school. Experience with Transparent Classroom and Google Suite helpful.
  • Benefits: Competitive compensation. Health, dental & vision insurance. Retirement plan and term life.
  • Community: Greene Towne Montessori School’s mission to develop each child’s full human potential–emotionally, academically, and socially–and to foster a life-long love of learning. Our programs aim to meet the diverse needs of the children and families we serve (72 Toddler,  144 Primary, and 15 Lower Elementary students). Our urban location allows us to take advantage of Philadelphia’s cultural and educational opportunities.
  • To apply: Email letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references, to Sarah Sweeney-Denham ssweeneydenham@gtms.org.
  • Deadline: 6/15/24. Position start date: 8/26/24. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. 
Primary All Day Montessori Assistant Teacher (ages 3-6) (Four openings)

Greene Towne Montessori School, located in Center City, Philadelphia, is dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for children ages 18 months through 6 years, consistent with the values and principles developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Pa. Association of Independent Schools, Greene Towne Montessori School instills in young children an understanding of learning as a personal process, a sense of agency in building self and community, and the joy of possibility. 

Greene Towne’s “All-Day Montessori” program was created specifically for students and their families who look for care beyond the typical school day and calendar. The extension of our classroom environment builds a unique community specifically set-up for children who stay at school all day. The All-Day Montessori classroom with fewer transitions during the day gives the children consistency of place, teaching staff and activity with the same Montessori philosophy and teaching methods, and designed to meet the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of children as all our programs. Families have options to enroll for 9 months or 12 months. Children are guided by morning and afternoon teaching teams, with total program hours from 8am-6pm. Teaching teams work from 7:45am-4, or late morning through 6pm.

 Now in its 57th year, Greene Towne has recently moved into a new facility in its Logan Square neighborhood. The three-floor building and expansive roof playdeck features spacious classrooms specifically designed and outfitted for our program. 

Greene Towne Montessori School values diversity as part of its mission, provides equal employment opportunity, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, disability, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Title: Primary Assistant Teacher: All Day Montessori, 7:45am-3pm, or 11:00am-6:00pm, or 9:00am-5:00pm, September-August. Greene Towne Montessori School is seeking candidates for the position of a Primary (ages 3-6) Assistant Teacher for its All Day Montessori Program. The Primary ADM Assistant will assist the Montessori Lead Teacher in the classroom. Duties include supporting children in their learning, helping to maintain a beautiful Montessori environment, adhering to Department of Human Services Standards, maintenance and upkeep of the classroom, support with cooking, crafts and other projects with the children. The Primary Assistant will help our students to become more independent and capable people. The Primary Assistant will be a member of a 5-person classroom team.
  • Qualifications:  Early Childhood teaching experience required; Montessori experience is helpful. We are seeking individuals that have a love for children, possess a growth-mindset, are organized self-starters and are flexible and sensitive to the needs that arise in the life of an active school. 
  • Benefits: Competitive compensation. Health, dental & vision insurance for full time employees. Retirement plan and term life. Six weeks of vacation time. Regular professional development in areas including Montessori methodology, diversity equity and inclusion work, and communication skills.
  • To apply: Email letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references, to Sarah Sweeney-Denham  ssweeneydenham@gtms.org. .
  • Deadline: June 15. Position start date: August 26. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Montessori Auxiliary Assistant, 7:45am-3:00pm year round

Greene Towne Montessori School, located in Center City, Philadelphia, is dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for children ages 18 months through 6 years, consistent with the values and principles developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Greene Towne Montessori School instills in young children an understanding of learning as a personal process, a sense of agency in building self and community, and the joy of possibility.

 Greene Towne Montessori School values diversity as part of its mission, provides equal employment opportunity, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, disability, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. 

The Greene Towne Montessori School Auxiliary Assistant provides classroom support, particularly around helping children with transitions moving through the building, and walking to outdoor play spaces in the school’s neighborhood. The Auxiliary Assistant supervises children at recess, and may also provide classroom coverage due to staff absences. The Auxiliary Assistant reports to the Head of School, Montessori Director/Dean of Faculty, Administrative Assistants or Coordinator/Lead Teacher as assigned. This position requires flexibility and a broad range of skills, with energetic adaptability to changing needs each day. 

Qualifications: Early Childhood teaching experience is required. Greene Towne Montessori School is seeking individuals that have a love for children, possess a growth-mindset, are organized self-starters, and are flexible and sensitive to the needs that arise in the life of an active school. 

  • Benefits: Competitive compensation. Health, dental & vision insurance for full-time employees. Retirement plan and term life. Regular professional development in areas including Montessori methodology, diversity equity and inclusion work, and communication skills.
  • Community: Greene Towne Montessori School, located in Center City Philadelphia, is dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for children ages 18 months through 6 years, consistent with the values and principles developed by Maria Montessori. It is our mission to develop each child’s full human potential–emotionally, academically, and socially–and to foster a life-long love of learning. Our programs aim to meet the diverse needs of the children and families we serve. Our urban location allows us to take advantage of Philadelphia’s cultural and educational opportunities.
  • To apply: Email letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references, to Sarah Sweeney-Denham ssweeneydenham@gtms.org.
  • Deadline: June 15, 2024. Position start date: August 26, 2024. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Toddler All Day Montessori Assistant Teacher (Three openings)

Greene Towne Montessori School, located in Center City, Philadelphia, is dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for children ages 18 months through 6 years, consistent with the values and principles developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Pa. Association of Independent Schools, Greene Towne Montessori School instills in young children an understanding of learning as a personal process, a sense of agency in building self and community, and the joy of possibility. 

Greene Towne’s “All-Day Montessori” program was created specifically for students and their families who look for care beyond the typical school day and calendar. The extension of our classroom environment builds a unique community specifically set-up for children who stay at school all day. The All-Day Montessori classroom with fewer transitions during the day gives the children consistency of place, teaching staff and activity with the same Montessori philosophy and teaching methods, and designed to meet the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of children as all our programs. Families have options to enroll for 9 months or 12 months. Children are guided by morning and afternoon teaching teams, with total program hours from 8am-6pm. Teaching teams work from 7:45am-4, or late morning through 6pm.

 Now in its 57th year, Greene Towne has recently moved into a new facility in its Logan Square neighborhood. The three-floor building and expansive roof playdeck features spacious classrooms specifically designed and outfitted for our program. 

Greene Towne Montessori School values diversity as part of its mission, provides equal employment opportunity, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, disability, ancestry, citizenship, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. 

  • Title: Toddler Assistant Teacher: All Day Montessori, (7:45am-3:00pm, OR, 10:00am-6:00pm, OR 9:00am-5:00pm) year-round position
    Greene Towne Montessori School is seeking candidates for the position of a Toddler Assistant Teacher for its All Day Montessori Program. The Toddler All Day Montessori (ADM) Assistant will assist the Montessori Lead Teacher in the classroom. Duties of the Toddler Assistant include helping to maintain a beautiful Montessori Toddler environment, adherence to the Department of Human Services Standards, maintenance and upkeep of the classroom, assisting with diapering and toileting, guiding the children’s learning, preparing classroom materials, leading circle time on occasion, as well as cooking and craft projects.  The Toddler Assistant will help with the toddlers in becoming more independent and capable people. 
  • Qualifications:  Early Childhood teaching experience required. Montessori experience is helpful. Greene Towne Montessori School is seeking individuals that have a love for children, possess a growth-mindset, are organized self-starters and are flexible and sensitive to the needs that arise in the life of an active school. 
  • Benefits: Competitive compensation. Health, dental & vision insurance for full time employees. Six weeks vacation. Retirement plan and term life. Regular professional development in areas including Montessori methodology, diversity equity and inclusion work, and communication skills.
  • To apply: Email letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references, to Sarah Sweeney-Denham, sweeneydenham@gtms.org.
  • Deadline: Application deadline: June 15, 2024. Position start date: August 26, 2024. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.