Employment Opportunities at Lexington Montessori School

LMS prides itself on its child-centered classrooms, diversity of students and teachers, and its vibrant, caring environment. Lexington Montessori School is a toddler through middle school, accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools of New England.

We at Lexington Montessori School are eager to meet teachers throughout the year who are interested in working at LMS. When we have an opening, we like to contact candidates who already know about our school and who may have already visited us.  Like many schools, LMS has openings for a variety of positions at various times in the school year.

If you are interested in applying to be a substitute teacher at LMS, please contact us to set up an appointment.
The second time LMS entered the Boston Globe “Top Places to Work” (in 2020), LMS was voted 11th among small employers.

Current Career Opportunities

List of 4 items.

  • Toddler Teacher

  • Horizons at LMS Counselors and Activity Instructors

  • Horizons Co-Head Teacher

    Program Level: 
    Children’s House 
    Lower Elementary
    Upper Elementary
    Middle School

    HORIZONS at Lexington Montessori School is looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced teachers who want to have a meaningful teaching experience for 6 weeks during the summer. Candidates for all levels except Middle School should have a Montessori teaching credential. The Co-Head Teachers work in collaboration with each other and report directly to the Executive Director of the program.

    General Description:

    • Responsible for approximately 24 students during 6 weeks of summer academic and enrichment program
    • Responsible for the planning and instruction of different subject areas using Montessori materials, in addition to a range of teaching aids
    • Maintains attendance records, writes lesson plans, teaches lessons, creates bi-weekly classroom newsletters and prepares final student reports
    • Sets up classroom environment 
    • Works in close collaboration with a partner Co-head Teacher
    • Oversees and supervises Teacher Assistant and/or Student Interns
    • Incorporates the weekly use of outdoor nature space 
    • Cares for students as they engage in on-campus outdoor and water play 
    • Travels with students to swimming instruction site and supervises recreational swimming and water play
    • Is assigned to a regular, rotating bus monitoring duty each week during the summer; 2 to 3 times per week
    • Attends all scheduled field trips, participates in daily meals with students 
    • Attends scheduled faculty meetings and the HORIZONS LMS Family Visitation Day
    • Attends an orientation session.

    DATES: June 27, - August 5   
    **Required HORIZONS Staff Orientation Meeting 
    HOURS: Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 
  • Head of School - Summer 2023

Non Discrimination Statement
It has been and will continue to be the policy of the Lexington Montessori School to be fair and impartial in all of its relations with its employees and applicants for employment and to make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities or pregnancy-related conditions, in accordance with applicable law. This policy applies to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and all other personnel actions and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, layoffs, and reinstatements, training, tuition assistance, and disciplinary measures.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Name: Kathleen Little
Title: Director of Finance and Operations
Office Address: Lexington Montessori School, 130 Pleasant Street, Lexington, MA  02421
Telephone Number: 781-862-8571

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.
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