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Spruce Pine Montessori School, founded in 1972, is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. We serve approximately 65 students and act as the only alternative education program to public schools in four counties wide. Our facilities are lovely, the staff are welcoming and highly skilled, and our family community is actively involved in the life of the school. Successful candidates will enjoy living and working in a somewhat isolated, rural environment.


Elementary Assistant Teacher

Assistant teachers assist the lead teacher in providing a warm, nurturing and safe environment where self-direction is enhanced, independence encouraged and individuality respected. Assistant teachers meet the emotional, physical, intellectual and social needs of both the individual and the group in the following areas: classroom environment, management and professionalism. Assistant teachers follow the direction of the lead teacher and report to the lead teacher. Find the full job description here.


Substitute Teachers

Long-term and short-term substitutes needed for all classrooms. Experience with Montessori, early childhood education a plus. Criminal background check, current TB test and classroom observations necessary prerequisites.



To apply, send current resumé and cover letter to:

Spruce Pine Montessori School 67 Walnut Avenue Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777

or email:

You can also download this application and send it in: Employment Application