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Join The Shining Stars Montessori Academy Team

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCSB (SSMA) is a dynamic, diverse and progressive public charter school for PreK3 through sixth grade aged children. One of only a handful of tuition-free public Montessori schools in the nation’s capital, the Academy is a professional community of adult and student learners  guided by the philosophy and principle of Dr. Maria Montessori. The school’s teachers and staff live the school’s mission of providing a culturally infused, quality and ‘authentic’ Montessori education. The school is a full member school of the American Montessori Society. The Academy has an institutional commitment to the principles of social justice. In that spirit and in practice, SSMA does not discriminate on the basis of basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. SSMA is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Opportunities for SY 2017-2018
We have now begun staff recruitment for the 2017-18 school year. Look below to learn more about all faculty and staff positions that are currently available and how to apply.

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS relies on a qualified and dedicated group of substitute staff to work with children when regular staff members are sick or attending to professional responsibilities outside the school. Bachelor's Degree required, Montessori training and/or prior classroom teaching experience with children ages 3-12 preferred. This position involves working from 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. or 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. on an as needed basis. Substitute training is provided. 

How to Apply
There are two steps to apply for each position:
1. Submit a cover letter and resume in one document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include the “Position Title” in the subject line.
2. Click Here to complete the employment application.