Careers at Sussex

Faculty and staff at Sussex are highly engaged and enjoy the flexibility, challenge, and creativity associated with progressive education. "Thinking uncommonly and acting exceptionally” is a shared ethos of many students and staff.

The following positions are open at Sussex:


Elementary School Assistant Teacher and After Care Teacher Job Description


Sussex School seeks a part-time (25 hour/week) Assistant Teacher and After Care Teacher.


The salary is $16, 651.25  This position qualifies for some benefits. 


Job Summary:

  • Work collaboratively with the lead teachers to support the class.

  • Primary responsibilities include supporting classroom management and lesson support.  Assistant teachers are also responsible for assisting the lead teacher(s) in lesson preparation.

  • Additional assistant teaching responsibilities may include leading parts of the curriculum, depending on experience and interest.

  • Position also includes leading after-school care (3:00–5:00 every day except Thursday from 2:00–5:00) by providing outside supervision, games, and structure for up to 10 students.

  • Skill and willingness to substitute for any K–8 lead and specialist teacher(s) as needed.

  • Provide support for Covid 19 prevention and protocols.

  • Prior experience working with elementary school children is highly valued.

  • Job candidates should be professional, flexible, enthusiastic, creative, organized, and great with kids, grades K–8. 


Please send your letter of interest and resume, along with two reference contacts, to; your letter may be addressed to Christy Deskins, Dean of Students.


Position open until filled.


Substitutes for all grade are needed at Sussex. Please send a resume to

To Apply

Click the button below to send your resumé, letter of interest, and three references.
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Providing a progressive education for

K-8 students in Missoula, Montana.


Phone: 406-549-8327

Address: 1800 S. 2nd Street W

Missoula, MT 59801-1532

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