Employment Opportunities



Nurture the future with us!

Mountaineer Montessori School in Charleston is growing and we are looking for staff excited to be a part of our team of dynamic, curious and dedicated educators committed to nurturing each child’s unique potential through an expansive, high-quality Montessori program. 

MMS is a vibrant, independent non-profit education community founded in 1976 in the heart of Appalachia. We offer a time-tested, fully-implemented Montessori program for children ages 2 through Middle School. MMS is West Virginia’s original Montessori school and the only full-member school of the American Montessori Society in the state.

We have the following open positions for the 2022-23 school year:

  • Primary classroom assistant (ages 3-6) 

Competitive benefits package:

  • Ongoing professional development for all positions
  • Potential for Montessori credential training sponsorship
  • Medical and vision insurance
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • Tuition discount
  • Year-round and 10-month academic year schedules are available

MMS staff members also enjoy:

  • Supportive families and strong school culture
  • Beautiful campuses and classrooms and abundant green space
  • Opportunities for year-round employment through participation in our Campessori program
  • Bottomless tea and coffee!


Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to MMS Director Jennifer Carriger, jcarriger@mountaineermontessori.org at their earliest convenience.



Thank you for your interest…. we look forward to hearing from you!

To learn more about MMS and Montessori education, please explore our website.

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