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Employment Opportunities

News Journal Top Workplaces 2018

At Wilmington Montessori School, we believe you will find an extraordinary place to work, a strong sense of community and a professional learning environment.

WMS has been named one of Delaware's Top Workplaces by the News Journal for the past five years and has received a specialty award twice for having the most employees who view their work as meaningful.

What our employees say about working for WMS:

  • “I feel like I'm a part of something meaningful every day.”
  • “It allows me to do my job in a way that I can freely express my creativity.”
  • “The people are warm and welcoming to everyone who walks through the doors. We are all working towards the same goals and mission. I feel part of something bigger than myself.”
  • “They work well together as a team on behalf of the school, the students, the staff and the parents.”

For more information about employment at WMS, email HR@wmsde.org.

WMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

Director of Admissions

We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Admissions to join our administrative team. The Director of Admissions oversees and directs all aspects of the school’s admissions program working with the Director of Advancement & Communications to further the school’s enrollment goals. The Director of Admissions is the first contact with the school and as such must be outgoing, friendly, energetic and welcoming to all. This position is responsible for school events such as open houses and retention evenings, as well as events that focus on the broader community, representing the school, its philosophy and pedagogy at a variety of community events. In addition, the Director of Admissions works with the Head of School, Business Manager, CFO and Board of Directors to determine financial aid policies and awards. The Director of Admissions monitors, assesses and reports admissions and enrollment data as it pertains to enrollment goals established by the Head of School and Board of Directors.
Candidates must possess the following attributes:
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five years of admission and tuition assistance experience in an independent school setting preferred.
  • A strong commitment to toddler through eighth grade independent school education.
  • Highly developed technological and data analysis skills and familiarity with student information systems.
  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and managerial skills.
  • Warmth, high energy, collaborative spirit, emotional intelligence and sense of humor a must.

Potential 2019-20 Lead Teacher Openings (Toddler through Middle School)

Wilmington Montessori School is accepting applications for potential openings for Lead Early Childhood and Elementary Teachers for the 2019-20 school year. Potential candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education, and Montessori certification or the willingness to obtain Montessori training.

The ideal teacher possesses:

  • Passion for teaching and learning
  • Desire to collaborate with others
  • Commitment to understand children as individuals
  • Flexibility to meet individual needs of all children
  • Ability to integrate technology into all areas of study


Summary of Position:


The teacher at WMS is responsible for planning and implementing integrated instruction for students to address their cognitive, social, emotional and physical needs within a multi-age classroom setting. He or she will create a classroom environment built on respect for and between all students, and establish a positive relationship with students, families and staff.

Elementary/Middle School Soccer Coach

Wilmington Montessori School is seeking a soccer coach for children in third through eighth grade. The fall soccer season is 10 weeks long, with practices/games two days per week. Please contact Tracey Gable, Director of Montessori Enrichment, for more information.

Potential Openings - Assistant Teachers

Wilmington Montessori School is accepting applications for future openings for part-time assistant teachers. 

We are a non-profit, year-round early childhood, elementary and middle school, accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and Middle States Association (MSA).

Candidates must:
-Have certification that meets Delaware First requirements or the willingness to obtain this certification.
- Pass criminal background check and a physical.

Would you like to find a school that you can call an extended family? If so, send your resume and cover letter to HR@wmsde.org today.