Job Opening for 2023-2024

MONTESSORI AUXILIARY ASSISTANT in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US


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. 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 in response to changing needs each day, particularly around helping children with transitions moving through the building, up and down the stairs, and walking to outdoor play spaces in the school’s neighborhood. The Auxiliary Assistant reports to the Head of School, Montessori Director/Dean of Faculty, Senior Administrative Assistant or Lead Teacher as assigned.  This position requires flexibility and a broad range of skills, with energetic adaptability to changing needs each day and provides an excellent experience for those who are looking to explore Montessori early childhood education.

Contact Name: Deb Edmonds
55 N. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA  19103
Qualifications: Early Childhood classroom 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.
Compensation: $19 hour, paid bi-monthly.
Regular professional development in areas including Montessori methodology, diversity equity and inclusion work, and communication skills.
Community: 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 Deb Edmonds
Position start date: 8/28/23. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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