About Us


Ancona is a remarkable place to go to school—and to work!

Driven by our mission, Ancona’s unique approach to educating the whole child is also evident in how we engage professionally. Faculty, staff, school leadership, and members of our community collaborate in decision making to ensure that all voices and opinions are represented in determining educational polices and the direction of the school. We are also strongly committed to the ongoing professional development for all employees. 

The Ancona School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Opportunities

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  • Building Engineer Job

    Job Summary

    The Building Engineer ensures the efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment and systems for The Ancona School properties. 

    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): maintenance of heating (boiler/radiator system), cooling (individual AC units), plumbing, and electrical systems of the building; performing day-to-day preventive and corrective maintenance; conducting routine assessments; maintaining a clean and safe working environment; maintaining fire safety systems; and the overall general maintenance of the building including regular plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, snow removal, and some lawn care responsibilities. 

    The Building Engineer also assists in the development of standard operating procedures and the development and implementation of energy efficiency plans, and provides input to a long term capital budget improvement plan. 

    This position reports to the Director of Facilities.
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  • Business Manager Job

    Job Title: Business Manager
    Department: Business Office
    Reports to: Head of School
    FLSA Classification: Exempt
    On-site Requirement: In-person or Hybrid
    Estimated Salary: $70,000/year
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  • 1:1 Learning Aide

    An Ancona family seeks a 1:1 Student Aide at The Ancona School, beginning August 2023 (the start of the 2023-2024 school year).
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Ongoing Opportunities

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  • Auxiliary Program Staff

    The Auxiliary Program staff member is responsible for supervising groups of children ages 3-14 and planning non-facilitator led programs during After School, Ancona Extra (school days off), and during select evening events. The Auxiliary Program staff member works closely with the Director of Auxiliary Programs as well as other Educators, Administrators, and Program Facilitators.
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  • Substitute Teacher

    The Ancona School seeks a part-time Substitute Teacher for a progressive education, Montessori-infused classroom.  Substitute teachers at Ancona provide support for the overall smooth functioning of the classroom, including care of the children, maintenance of the environment, seamless delivery of lessons, and smooth interactions with families. This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant learning community.
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    • Affiliations

      Independent Schools Association of the Central States

    • Affiliations

      Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools

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      National Association of Independent Schools

    • Affiliations

      American Montessori Society

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