Job Opportunities

Brickton Montessori School, an accredited, private, non-profit school, is currently interviewing for an opening in our early childhood (3 – 6-year-old) classroom with possible before- OR after-school care responsibilities. We are looking for a responsible, mature individual who has an understanding of child development and a desire to work primarily with preschool and Kindergarten aged children. Montessori experience is a benefit, though not necessary. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Cheryl LaCost, Head of School.

Lower Elementary Co-Director/Directress or Experienced Assistant

Brickton Montessori School, an accredited, private, non-profit school, is currently interviewing for an Elementary I co-teacher or experienced assistant needed to cover co-teacher maternity leave. We are looking for an energetic, organized person who understands the needs and behaviors of six to nine year olds, has confidence with Montessori elementary curriculum, and a desire to collaborate with another experienced teacher. Ideal candidate will have AMI or AMS teacher credential. Experienced elementary assistant with minimum 2 years experience invited to apply. Full-time position available as soon as possible to allow for crossover acclimation. Anticipated leave beginning March 15 and extending through the end of the school year (6/4/20). Opportunity for elementary summer camp position also available from 2 to 11 weeks, full or part-time. Fall 2020 possibility for subbing and leading the afterschool program. Please send resumes to Cheryl LaCost, Head of School.


Mission:  We are a community of learners working together to provide a Montessori education experience that engages and inspires students to become life-long learners and responsible participants in our diverse global community.

Brickton Montessori is an independent non-profit school. We are accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS), the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), and the Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools (LMAIS). Brickton is a recognized school by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and licensed by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

Brickton Montessori School does not discriminate in their educational programs, hiring, or activities on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sexual identity, age, religion, or ability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.