Employment

Employment

Vineyard Montessori School (VMS) is a unique community, made up of inspiring educators and leaders. As an exceptional Montessori school educating children from Toddler to grade eight, VMS fosters self-motivated, creative, independent thinkers who will develop within themselves the foundational habits, attitudes, skills and ideas which are essential to a lifetime love of learning.

We seek candidates who can contribute to the intellectual, cultural, and racial diversity of our community. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Current Job Openings

Assistant Teachers – All Levels, Multiple Positions

Vineyard Montessori School
Full and Part-time Positions

 

Vineyard Montessori School is currently seeking to fill multiple positions for assistant teachers, for our Toddler, Primary and Elementary classrooms. Full-time positions are benefits-eligible, salaried positions. 

If you are an energetic, committed, and positive teacher, send a resume, a letter of interest, and the contact information for three references by email to headofschool@vineyardmontssori.com

Summer Camp Director
Seasonal Position (June 20 through August 19)

Description: Located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Vineyard Haven, MA, Vineyard Montessori School Summer Camp is located within walking distance of the ferry and offers a creative, balanced, and dynamic program with a variety of options and activities. The Director of VMS Summer Camp supervises the program for children ages 3 – 6 and oversees camp staff. Additionally, they will lead a classroom for a portion of the day. The well-trained and experienced staff includes members of the School’s faculty and others from the local community with years of teaching and/or camp experience. 

 

Qualifications:  The Director will bring experience with young people and an energetic, innovative vision to the position. Excellent oral and written communication skills are vital for the Director’s success. A high degree of organization and a demonstrated ability to supervise operations are needed, as is the capacity to professionally represent the School to parents. Camp experience is essential, and prior Camp Director experience preferred. Vineyard Montessori School encourages candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of the institution to apply.

 

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Pay: $13,000 for 9 weeks (40 hours per week)

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “Camp Director” to: headofschool@vineyardmontessori.com, Debbie Jernegan, Head of School

Summer Camp Counselors (Multiple Positions)

Vineyard Montessori School
Seasonal Position (June 20 through August 19)

 

Spend your summer on Martha’s Vineyard at the VMS Summer Camp! We are looking to fill multiple positions for camp counselors that love the outdoors, enjoy children and work well in a collaborative environment. The camp for children aged 3-6 is committed to providing a safe and fun summer of learning with weekly themes. It is the job of the camp counselor to help accomplish the objectives of the camp by maintaining the safety of the campers and supporting and facilitating activities designed by the Camp Director.

 

Key interfaces: Reports to the Camp Director

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 17 years of age 
  • Previous experience in a camp/ school setting working with children
  • Highly motivated to learn and practice new skills
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidelines
  • Ability to assist in teaching activities
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Pay commensurate with experience, $18-22/hour. Email resumes to headofschool@vineyardmontessori.com

Lead Teachers – All Levels, Multiple Positions

Vineyard Montessori School
Full-time Positions

 

Vineyard Montessori School is currently seeking to fill multiple positions for lead Montessori teachers, for our Toddler, Primary and Elementary classrooms. A minimum of three years teaching experience is required, as is Montessori training. Full-time positions are benefits-eligible, salaried positions. 

If you are an energetic, committed, and positive teacher, send a resume, a letter of interest, and the contact information for three references by email to headofschool@vineyardmontssori.com

Assistant Teachers – All Levels, Multiple Positions

Vineyard Montessori School
Full and Part-time Positions

 

Vineyard Montessori School is currently seeking to fill multiple positions for assistant teachers, for our Toddler, Primary and Elementary classrooms. Full-time positions are benefits-eligible, salaried positions. 

If you are an energetic, committed, and positive teacher, send a resume, a letter of interest, and the contact information for three references by email to headofschool@vineyardmontssori.com

Administrative Assistant
Full-time Position

 

Vineyard Montessori School is currently seeking to fill a full-time position for an experienced Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant provides general operations and day-to-day functioning with secretarial and clerical services. Successful candidates will have exceptional computer skills (Word, Excel) and be tech savvy and detail oriented. The ideal candidate is flexible, capable of handling multiple demands, and has record keeping experience. This position offers opportunity for growth for the candidate with marketing or development experience.

 

A minimum of three years of office experience is preferred. Bilingual in Brazilian Portuguese is a plus. This position is full-time with possible work-from-home flexibility.

Interested candidates should send their resume with the subject line “Administrative Assistant” to: headofschool@vineyardmontessori.com, Debbie Jernegan, Head of School

Portuguese Language Teacher
Part-time Position

 

Vineyard Montessori School is currently seeking to fill a part-time position for an experienced Portuguese Language Teacher. The ideal candidate is flexible, capable of teaching ages 3-14 and has a minimum of three years of experience teaching language to children. This position is part-time with some flexibility in hours.

Interested candidates should send their resume with the subject line “Portuguese Teacher” to: headofschool@vineyardmontessori.com, Debbie Jernegan, Head of School