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 For 2020-2021 School Year: Upper Elementary Teacher, Primary Teacher Assistant & Substitute Teachers

In these uncertain times, Joliet Montessori School stands as an iconic member of our Will County community that has supported our families and students through 54 years of societal highs and lows. Our mission has stood the test of time:  to inspire and engage students, develop independence, a love of work and a respect for all.

From that basis of strength, we’re conducting a search for the newest members of our faculty in our primary (PreK-K) and upper elementary (grades 4-6) programs.


Are you ready for that next step in your Montessori teaching journey? Looking for the “right fit” of colleagues and parent community? Apply today to join our dynamic team of professionals! 

The ideal upper elementary candidate will:


We are also looking for a caring, positive and responsible teacher assistant in one of our primary classrooms for the current 2020-2021 school year. 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 primary teacher assistant candidate will:

Joliet Montessori School is looking for substitute teachers for the current 2020-2021 school year for primary through adolescent programs. If you love children and have experience in classrooms, preferably Montessori, please apply.

The substitute teacher position includes:


Open Positions For 2021-2022 School Year: Adolescent Teacher


Joliet Montessori School is accepting applications for an Adolescent Teacher for next year (2021-2022 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 Adolescent Teacher candidate will:

Compensation is based on certification and experience.  JMS offers a competitive compensation package including medical, retirement savings, professional development, tuition discounts, 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 inquiry.  We look forward to hearing from you!



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