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 students and staff.

The following positions are open at Sussex:

Fifth–Eighth-Grade STEM Teacher

40 hours/week; Salary ranges depending on education and experience; position includes benefits 2021/2022 school year.


Major Duties

  • Teach two 5th/6th and two 7th/8th mixed-grade STEM classes

  • Lead an after-school STEM-oriented program (coding, robotics, etc.)


Required Qualifications

  • A degree in a science-related field and three or more years of teaching experience or

  • A teaching license with at least one year of STEM or STEM-related teaching experience 


Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree in STEM education or science-related field;

  • Experience teaching middle school science;

  • Strong skills in teaching applications of science, including an emphasis on using appropriate technology and hands-on learning;

  • Passion for and a strong understanding of student-centered, differentiated instruction;

  • Commitment to progressive teaching/learning with or without the use of textbooks;

  • An ability to work closely and communicate effectively with all Sussex School community stakeholders.

If you wish to join our fun and hardworking team, please send a cover letter, résumé, and three references (names or letters are fine) to Co-Director Daphne Braun at



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

To Apply

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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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