About Joliet Montessori School



Joliet Montessori School, located in Crest Hill, IL, is a not-for-profit school that has been serving children since 1966.  Registered with the Illinois State Board of Education, JMS offers a classic Montessori education, and we welcome children ages 3 – 15 of all ethnic, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds.  Joliet Montessori School is the only school in Will County that holds dual-accreditation (AMS and AMI) serving children from 3 years of age through 9th grade.

Open Positions (4)

Joliet Montessori School is accepting applications for adolescent, upper elementary and lower elementary teachers for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Are you ready for that next step in your Montessori teaching journey?  Looking for the “right fit” of colleagues and parent community?  With a nearly 54 year legacy of sharing Montessori with students in Will County, Joliet Montessori School continues to fulfill our mission to inspire and engage students, develop independence, a love of work and a respect for all.  We are earnestly searching for an adolescent and lower elementary guide to join our dynamic team of professionals! 

The ideal candidates will:

We are also looking for a caring, positive and responsible assistant in one of our primary classrooms. Duties include but not limited to:  classroom setup and cleanup, guiding children according to the Montessori method, assisting with dismissals, supervising nappers, etc.  

The ideal assistant candidate will:

Compensation is based on certification and experience.  JMS offers a competitive compensation package including medical, retirement savings, professional development and more.  Individuals seeking to join our committed and progressive team, please submit letter of intent, resume and list of references to Heidi Geiger at hgeiger@jolietmontessorischool.org. Complete job description and responsibilities provided upon interview.  We look forward to hearing from you!



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