Employment Opportunities

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

SummerFun Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

Hilltop’s SummerFun camp program offers the perfect balance of creative learning and fun recreational activities in the fields, woods, and water of our sprawling 43-acre campus for students ages 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Our SummerFun camp program is based in our Montessori classroom and the outdoors are a constant extension, from daily swimming lessons to hikes to our pond. We are currently searching for an energetic and experienced swim instructor/lifeguard to join our team of camp counselors. The position will be part-time for 6-weeks, M-F, plus a possible extra few days for set-up before and clean-up after camp ends. Here are the dates:

June 22-26
June 29-July 3
July 6-8
July 13-17
July 20-24
July 27-31

Approximately 20 hours per week: 10 hours/week will be spent teaching daily swim lessons to 3-5 year olds at Hilltop. An additional approx. 10 hours/week will be lifeguarding for the 6-12 year olds at Memorial Park. If desired, additional hours may be available.
Candidates must have First Aid, CPR and lifeguarding certification! Please send resume to Becky Eisenhander at Beisenhandler@hilltopmontessori.org if interested.


Anticipated Staffing Needs for Next Year
Hilltop Montessori does not have any employment openings currently, but in looking towards the future, please feel free to contact us. If you are interested in joining our team of inspiring and dedicated staff, please send your resume and letter of interest to Tamara Mount at tmount@hilltopmontessori.org.

“One can pass quite close to the child and yet not see him.”
—Dr. Maria Montessori
The Toddler Program
Ages 18–36 months
Children’s House
Ages 3–6
Lower Elementary
Ages 6–9
Upper Elementary
Ages 9–12
Middle School
Ages 12 –14