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Careers at Harborlight

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  • Middle School Math Teacher

    Beginning: July, 2023  (to start late August 2023)
    Grades: 7-8
    Harborlight seeks an engaging Montessori Math teacher for well-established Middle School classroom for the Academic Year 2023. This teacher will perform as the Middle School Math teacher who oversees the Math Montessori curriculum and instruction and works cooperatively with the Middle School faculty team. The position responsibilities include planning curriculum, delivery of instruction, communication with families, creating and maintaining a beautiful Montessori environment, and engaging student life opportunities. The preferred candidate will be skilled in student-teacher relationship building, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrate a willingness to participate in school meetings and faculty committees, attend field trips and overnight class trips. 
    Position available for the new academic year and may start as early as July 2023. Salary commensurate with credentials and experience; benefits include: ongoing professional development, health and dental insurance, paid time off, holidays and vacation time, opportunities for career growth and advancement. 
    Priority will be given to candidates with qualifications including: 
    -Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, Masters preferred.
    -Montessori teaching credential (Secondary I) from a MACTE accredited teacher education program or its equivalent, willingness to enroll in training (includes travel). 
    -Massachusetts teaching license (DESE)
    -Three or more years teaching experience at Middle School or Secondary level
  • Substitute Teachers

    Job Title: Substitute Teachers
    Beginning: September 2023
    Grades: All Grades, P-K – Grade 8
    Harborlight seeks a substitute teacher who is willing to work across the grades and engage in all aspects of classroom duties: recess, routines, delivery of instruction, and restoring the classroom environment. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of child development, developmentally appropriate practices, cultural competency, and creative instructional strategies for teaching and learning in a student-centered environment. 
    Position available starting ASAP. Part-time/per diem schedule.  Professional advancement and Montessori training available.
    Priority will be given to candidates with qualifications including: 
                -21 years of age
    -Possesses culturally competent instruction and social/emotional learning practices
    -Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
    -MA EEC teacher qualifications a plus
  • Teachers, Children’s House

    Job Title: Teacher, Children's House 
    Beginning: perpetual post
    Grades: Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten, Ages 3 – 6 years
    Harborlight seeks Montessori Teachers for our Children's House level. This teacher works cooperatively to support the needs of the teaching team. 
    Position available starting ASAP.  Full-time and Part-Time available. Salary/Hourly commensurate with credentials and experience. 
    Priority will be given to candidates with qualifications including: 
    -Montessori Credential (3-6) AMI, AMS, MACTE
    -MA EEC Teacher

To Apply

Candidates should send a letter, resume, and three written references to: 
Paul Horovitz, Head of School

Harborlight is a co-educational independent day school currently enrolling 225 students from infant through grade eight. Serving Beverly and its surrounding towns since 1973, Harborlight is a leader in Montessori education and the lab school for Montessori Institute – New England, a Montessori teacher education program. Harborlight is accredited by the American Montessori Society and Association of Independent Schools in New England.
Harborlight believes that everyone is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, military or veteran status, disability or other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. Harborlight makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The school’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation and benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Harborlight is currently seeking candidates who will add to the cultural, racial, and gender diversity of our school community and encourage applications from communities that are historically underrepresented in private school.

About Harborlight

Harborlight Montessori is an independent, co-educational, day school for children from infant-toddler through grade 8 that is committed to innovative teaching and learning.