Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Mountaintop is committed to offering equal employment opportunities in all of its employment practices. Mountaintop does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy or family makeup, age, socio-economic level, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, or any other category. Mountaintop is committed to ensuring that non-discrimination applies to all areas of employment. 


Art and Art History Teacher

Mountaintop Montessori is looking for a passionate art educator to join its dynamic co-curricular team.  This is a part-time position of approximately 27 hours (M-F) teaching art to children from kindergarten to 8th grade during the academic year and four additional full time weeks of Art programming each summer with students in first through sixth grade. We offer a beautiful work environment with quality art materials and the opportunity to shape the curriculum. Compensation ranges between $23,000-$28,000 based on experience.  The ideal candidate can demonstrate a record of success teaching children and working in a collaborative setting.  A degree in Fine Arts is preferred and experience teaching art to children is highly desirable. Mountaintop Montessori is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and strives to empower children to be creative problem solvers, love to learn, and work towards a better society.

Please email a resume to Patricia Colby at pcolby@mountaintopmontessori.org.


Substitute Teacher

Mountaintop Montessori is seeking reliable and hard working substitute teachers to support our students in toddler (18-months) through grade 8. We are looking for caring and energetic people who can help maintain a safe learning environment and provide support to students. The ideal candidate must have a loving commitment to working with children. This is a fun and flexible job where you get to build lasting relationships and interact with a variety of personalities.

Responsible for the well being of the children in the classroom as well as supporting with a variety of tasks that include, but are not limited to : classroom organization, cleaning, playground supervision and lunch supervision. When working with toddlers or Children's House (3-6 years) age levels, substitutes may also have nap supervision duties.

Supporting the lead teacher (no direct teaching)


  • Have a joyful disposition and love of working with children
  • Have the ability to interact with students and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, confident manner.
  • Have the ability to be flexible and follow the needs of young children
  • Have the ability to squat & sit on the floor
  • Be willing to learn about the Montessori method
  • Be flexible
  • Be able to clear TB test and criminal background check upon hire


  • Some experience working with children

Compensation: $12/hour, part-time


Activity/Field Trip Bus Driver – student transportation

Mountaintop is seeking to hire experienced school bus drivers for the summer camp program as well as for on call activity transportation and occasional overnight field trips during the school year.

The Bus Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of elementary and middle school students, on school/camp day outings and overnight field trips. Must complete pre and post vehicle inspections on each trip. The school bus driver must meet all Federal, State, and Local requirements, obey all traffic laws and operate the school bus safely.

Part time position, starting pay $15/hour

In general, the schedule will include Tuesday and Thursday full-day bus trips June through August with our ecology-based summer camp program. During the school year, the occasional trips range from a full day to only a few hours. In the course of a year, there are also a few field trips out of the area that may require overnight stay.

General Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a valid VA commercial driver's license (CDL) - Class B with P-S endorsement.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Qualified DMV report

As a condition of employment, a criminal background check and fingerprinting are required.

Stay tuned for further employment opportunities.