Hilltop Montessori School, founded in 1972, is perched atop a hill on 43 acres in Brattleboro, VT. The school relocated several years ago to a custom built facility that houses a Toddler Room (18-36 months), two bright, sunny Children’s House (3-6 years) classrooms, a Lower Elementary (6-9 years), an Upper Elementary (9-12 years), as well as a fully equipped kitchen area, art and music rooms. The Middle School (12-14 years) enjoys its own house with comparable facilities. There is integrated computer use at the Upper Elementary and Middle School levels, woods and trails for hiking and cross country skiing, gardens, a greenhouse and a pond. A newly constructed Arts Barn includes an all-purpose room, gymnasium, expanded music facilities and a theater. 130 students / 24 faculty-staff / American Montessori Society Full Member
If you would like to send your resume and letter of interest for future employment please send an email to Tamara Mount at tmount@hilltopmontessori.
Art Teacher for Elementary: We are looking for an enthusiastic, organized person to lead the teaching of fine arts for the Elementary years (Grades 1-6). This position is half-time, noon-3 Monday – Thursday and extra time during “museum” project and performance preparation times. Responsibilities will include refining and implementing an art curriculum based on “Teaching for Artistic Behavior” and Montessori philosophy of choice based art. Candidates should have experience in classroom management and be able to collaborate with the team of teachers to develop opportunities for integration with other subjects and activities.
After-Care/Afternoon and Substitute Teacher: We will need help with our afternoon Children’s House program for 3 and 4 year olds, and to help with aftercare. We are looking for people with experience, skills, and a love for working with children from toddler through kindergarten years. We need people who are consistently available from
Toddler Program Assistant: We would like to add another loving and responsible individual to the Toddler Program team. This full-time, or part time position will be with our 18-36 month old students to assist the team with the children’s development of skills for self-care, communication, sense of order, and becoming part of a community. Candidates should have an understanding, appreciation, and enthusiasm for the Montessori approach to supporting toddlers in their practice of responsible independence in a caring community. There is the possibility of being sponsored for Montessori Infant/Toddler training in the future.
Facilities Assistant: We are looking to hire a person to work with the Facilities Manager, as a second set of hands for larger projects and to learn the systems in order to be an on-call sub. This position would be 5 hours, 1 day per week, and year round, starting in July 2018. Candidates should have experience with landscaping, basic hand and power tools, attention to detail, and be able to reliably follow directions unsupervised. This position involves creative problem solving, organization, and a commitment to maintaining a safe, clean campus. Training will be provided for HVAC, fire suppression, and security systems.
It would be ideal if the applicant also had cleaning skills and could be double cast as a Cleaning Sub. The Cleaning Sub position is 2 hours, 1-2 days a week, and year round, starting July 2018 also. Additional hours would be dependent on the schedules of the Facilities Manager and Cleaning Staff. Candidates should be thorough, efficient, and reliable. The position involves vacuuming, mopping, disinfecting surfaces, and removing trash.