Job Opening for 2022-2023

Afterschool Program Teacher in Stratham, New Hampshire, US

The Cornerstone School in Stratham, New Hampshire is seeking a teacher for our afterschool program the 2022-23 school year.  Our school operates its programs in a co-teaching model so you will be entering this new environment within a team of 2 other experienced teachers  as you learn our school and get to know the community of children you will serve together in a beautifully equipped Montessori environments. A Montessori credential is not required, though it is preferred, along with relevant teaching experience.

Our after school program, Children’s House, serves our youngest Primary students  (3 and 4 year olds) beginning at 11:30 for lunch and nap, with outdoor play or gym time at 1:30pm.  At 2:45pm our kindergarten and elementary students join Children’s House.

Position and Work Hours

August 23, 2022 to June 21, 2023.  The employee will teach five sessions in the program per week. Minimum hours are 1pm-5pm daily; however additional hours 11-1 may be available as are summer camp session hours.

Monthly level meetings, professional development, in-service training, parent/family orientations, and other events are part of the included duties of the Children’s House teacher.  A more thorough overview of the school calendar and professional days required is available on our website:  2022-2023 DRAFT Calendar.

Qualified candidates will be dedicated to collaboration, professional development, Montessori philosophy and most of all, children.  From their deep and abiding love and respect for children, our faculty work in a collegial setting to be curious observers, reflective practitioners, and knowledgeable of Montessori and educational best practices to work toward Dr. Montessori’s vision of educating the human potential.  While this cosmic task is a serious undertaking that requires calm confidence, a sense of humor and fun are important characteristics as well. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are required.

The Cornerstone School is an independent Montessori school serving Toddler through eighth grade, with a current enrollment of 160 students. We are committed to laying the foundation upon which each child can build, to become the architect of their own future. Our beautiful school is situated on 11 acres of land in a rural neighborhood setting.  We are close to Boston and the mountains of New Hampshire and 12 miles from Portsmouth, NH with the Seacoast region being a huge draw for those who love outdoor recreation.  Our school is financially sound, has been established for over 35 years and employs a supportive staff of professionals dedicated to providing high quality Montessori education to children.  Our classrooms are well equipped and beautiful.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and benefits include a professional development stipend, AMS membership, annual retirement contribution, employer health insurance contribution, and flexible leave.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to our Head of School, Leela Pahl at  Our website is

A more complete overview of the position can be found here.

The Cornerstone School is an equal opportunity employer.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or national origin in administration of its policies.

This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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