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 (2)

Joliet Montessori School is looking for a Montessori Primary Assistant for the 2019/2020 academic school year, beginning August 2019. 

We're looking for a caring, positive and responsible individual to assist in one of our primary classrooms and join our dynamic JMS team! Duties would include, but are not limited to: classroom setup, classroom cleanup, guiding children according to the Montessori method, assisting with dismissals, supervising nappers, etc. This individual will have at least an associate degree or working towards a degree. She/He must have classroom experience with children aged 3-6 years old and have CPR/First Aid certification. Montessori training is not required, but would be an added benefit in securing this position.

Joliet Montessori School is also looking for a dependable, responsible and caring extended care teacher for our after school program. Employee will be tasked with daily attendance, snack provisions, outdoor supervision, indoor activities, scheduling, planning, light paperwork and light cleaning. This person must be willing to adhere to Montessori guidelines and principles on classroom management, and execute them consistently on a daily basis. From time to time, depending on events at our school, extra hours are offered, but not required.

We always welcome inquiries from those who might like to join our school family. Please contact our Head of School, Heidi Geiger, at hgeiger@jolietmontessorischool.org, if you are interested in applying for any of our open positions.  Thank you.




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