Job Opening for 2022

Elementary Teacher in Norwich, Connecticut

Montessori Elementary Teacher

Montessori Discovery School is seeking a 6-12 Montessori credentialed teacher to join our 6-12 Elementary classroom.


Montessori Discovery School is looking for a Montessori trained 6-12 teacher to lead our 6-12 elementary class. We are looking for a person who enjoys working in a small school with a welcoming staff and engaged parents and students. Classic Montessori education, effective communication, and personal growth are important parts of our commitment to children and adults at MDS. A sense of humor is always a plus.


About us:

Located in beautiful southeastern Connecticut, MDS is a breath of fresh air from the busy city life. Our wetlands and fields provide outdoor explorations for our students as well as a home for our llamas and chickens. Children and staff learn to care for our environment and our animals while gaining independence through our Montessori curriculum. MDS is accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, is a member of AMS, and Montessori Schools of Connecticut.


Our mission: Our Montessori Discovery School community nurtures joyful learners who confidently engage their world.



  • Experience working with children

  • Montessori credential in Elementary (I/II)

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Interest in learning animal care

  • Passion for working with children and families

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with a team, staff, and administration

  • Strong classroom management

  • Proficient in the use of technology

  • Strong writing and grammar skills



  • Sick, personal, and vacation days

  • School year schedule/summer programs when available

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including MSC conference, professional development training, staff retreat

  • Medical insurance or stipend

  • Competitive pay



Competitive salary, benefits based on experience.

Application Information:

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*Montessori Discovery School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, or disability with regard to admissions, employment, or in the administration of its policies or programs.

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