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At Penn-Mont Academy, we believe you will find an extraordinary place to work, a strong sense of community and a professional learning environment.

Penn-Mont offers toddler through elementary school programs accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.  Founded in 1961, Penn-Mont was the first Montessori school established in Pennsylvania and third in the nation. Our unique facility features beautiful bright classrooms, a spacious library, dedicated art and music rooms, a large multipurpose room and a one of a kind outdoor educational classroom. We are located in the heart of beautiful Central Pennsylvania.

Our Faculty and Staff

Penn-Mont faculty and staff are a diverse community of enthusiastic educators and learners. We come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, bringing with us a broad range of interests and talents generating a vibrant working atmosphere. Penn-Mont employs trained professionals dedicated to their craft and committed to the growth and development of each student.

Penn-Mont Academy is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified candidates to apply for the employment opportunities listed below.

Please submit all materials to:
Penn-Mont Academy, 131 Holliday Hills Drive, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Fax: 814-696-5893
Searchcommittee@pennmontacademy.com

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Non-discrimination

Penn Mont Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in the administration of its Admissions and educational policies, financial aid programs, athletic or other school-administered programs, or in regard to the terms and conditions of employment of its staff. This statement applies to all students, parents, and employees of the school.

Montessori is an education that fosters a life-long love of learning and curiosity. The skills that our children learn here will be the foundation for confidence and independent critical thinking instrumental in their future successes.

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Diversity

Penn-Mont Academy supports an educational environment that recognizes diversity in all of its forms, including diversity of cultures, learning styles, gender expression, ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientation, religions, and world views. We welcome diversity and actively work toward building a diverse and inclusive community. We strive to create an environment that fosters peace and encourages the understanding of common human needs across different places, times, and people. We oppose discrimination and are committed to fostering trust by eliminating bias and by sustaining diversity consciousness in our hiring practices, admission process, committee composition, diversity training, and community activities.

In living our School mission, we acknowledge and respect individual differences. By promoting sensitivity to and celebration of differences among people, we help our children learn important values and become thoughtful, responsible students of the school and the world around them.

Application Process

Programs at Penn-Mont Academy are licensed by the PA Department of Education/or the PA Department of Human Services. Both agencies require that all applicants for employment have background checks. Employee is responsible for incurring costs of all Background Checks.

Candidates for all positions must submit the following:

  • Cover letter addressing the criteria in the job description
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of reference
  • Employment Application (if required)
  • Salary requirements
  • PA State Police Criminal Record Check
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Federal Criminal History Record

Successful candidates will be required to complete:

  • Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release
  • Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form
  • Health Assessment and TB Testing
  • DPW Disclosure Statement (if needed)

Would you like to know more about our programs?

Penn-Mont offers programs for children 18 months to 12 years old.

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