Job Board

Montessori Northwest provides employment listings as a service to our community. We welcome job postings from all Montessori affiliations.

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afterschool nanny (part-time) ~ Portland, OREGON, USA


We are a blended family with 4 lovely boys and are looking for a part-time nanny to help with after school care for our two youngest children ages 3 and 7. Our 3 year old attends Harmony Montessori and our 7 year old is a prior Montessori student who now attends Sunnyside Environmental School. Our home is in the Sunnyside area in SE Portland.

  • Job duties: Picking up 3yo from school, transport to swim lessons or music lessons or home, childcare. We are hoping to find someone with a car. 
  • Hours: 3 or 3:30 - 6 or 6:30
  • Start date: Flexible, with goal of starting by September. 
  • Days: Open to discussing what days work best. Hoping for 2-4 weekday afternoons per week, such as Tues-Thurs. We are willing to make this work for the right person so that your needs and our needs are met.
  • Pay: $20.00 per hour. 

If you are interested or would like to learn more, please contact Katy by emailing I can also be reached at 971-266-1561, but email is preferred. Thank you!

part-time Assistant (18hrs/week) ~ HAppy valley, oregon, USA


Happy Valley Montessori School is seeking a part-time Primary Classroom Assistant in our small one-classroom school located in Happy Valley, Oregon.

  • Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am-4:30pm
  • Position would include observation, classroom preparation, snack preparation, basic cleaning duties, 
  • and some aftercare duties
  • Montessori experience is preferred
  • Ideal candidate will be able to take direction and also be flexible in regard to daily duties. 
  • Possible hours available as substitute for other staff members.
  • Dependability is essential as well as prior classroom experience. 

Interested candidate may send their resume and cover letter to:

A to I Positions ~ San Mateo, California, USA


Pacific Rim International School (PRINTS) is seeking A to I AMI-trained guides to work with 0-3 group of children. The guides should be native speakers of either Mandarin, Japanese or English.

PRINTS is a unique, AMI-recognized, dual immersion Montessori school that offers two exciting and innovative tracks from the Nido to the Erdkinder: a Chinese-English program and a Japanese-English program. Each environment has trained adults working together, each speaking and teaching in his/her mother tongue. At the heart of our programs is a shared passion for culture in all its variegated aspects and a commitment to meaningful education.

Our two campuses are located on both sides of the bustling San Francisco Bay: in the vibrant community of Emeryville in the East Bay and sunny San Mateo, south of San Francisco. Our emphasis on multiculturalism reflects the trademark cosmopolitan aspect of the larger San Francisco community.

If you share an enthusiasm for Montessori and cultural exchange, please tell us about yourself and send your resume to:

Pacific Rim International School
454 Peninsula Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
Tel. (650) 685-1881
Fax: (650) 685-1820

Preschool montessori TEACHER ~ Portland, oregon, USA


Little Stars Montessori is looking for an experienced Montessori teacher or teaching assistant who is AWESOME, creative, intelligent, and possesses top notch communication and customer service skills to join our family and help us maintain the most warm and stimulating environment possible. 

Daily Responsibilities include:

  • Able to keep weekly logs of children's activities and progress
  • Facilitate circle time and other activities
  • Creative weekly curriculum input
  • Lead fun and creative lessons to keep children interested
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Have regular conversations with parents

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 year prior experience working in a licensed childcare facility
  • Current enrollment in Oregon's Central Background Registry
  • Current Food Handler's Certification, or ability to obtain within the first 30 days
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification, or ability to obtain within the first 30 days
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Certification, or ability to obtain within the first 30 days
  • Ability to complete an additional 20 hours of training annually 
  • Ability to work seamlessly as part of a team/collaborative teaching environment
  • Excellent attendance record 
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Ability to stand, sit, kneel, bend, lay, or carry up to 50 pounds continuously
  • Have love and respect for all children
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude, even during stressful situations
  • Be willing to take direction and have excellent customer service skills

Qualified applicants please submit a resume to:


PRIMARY LEAD TEACHER ~ Fort Bragg, California, USA


Montessori del Mar, in Fort Bragg, California, is seeking lower and upper grade Elementary Guides to teach at our small, parent-run public charter program beginning August, 2015.

The ideal candidate will be committed to Montessori principles and practice. A certification through AMI, AMS, or Montessori World, to work with primary or upper grade aged children is recommended. A California multiple subjects teaching credential is required. This position provides a unique opportunity to work within a model of school reform. Our students are meeting and exceeding state standards and work at their own individual levels. Our guides enjoy a flexible method of teaching where they have the privilege to create a Montessori program, which meets the needs of a small group of dedicated families.

Montessori del Mar, located a foot-path's walk from the ocean, is an elementary learning center of the Mattole Valley Charter School that has been serving the Mendocino coast of California since 2007. Our program offers integrated music education, a vibrant parent group, and gives teachers funding and support to provide authentic Montessori education. Montessori del Mar currently serves 56 students. We receive state funding for salary and benefits for teachers, site supervisors and classroom assistants.

Our parent non-profit corporation, Friends of Montessori del Mar funds the facility, materials and supplies, and other miscellaneous expenses. A private 2-5 primary program is in proximity to the learning center with children moving up to the kindergarten each fall. Our families are empowered to participate in the daily running of the learning center. Our non-profit fundraising group is run by a volunteer board of directors and works closely with the teachers to provide support of every kind. Our family environment meets the needs of each child academically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.

Teacher salary is competitive with a full benefit package including medical, dental and vision coverage as well as contribution toward the state teacher retirement fund. Please send your cover letter and resume to Lynda Speck, Personnel Coordinator at

Primary Lead TEACHER ~ Ferndale, washington


Pioneer Meadows Montessori School, located in the Pacific Northwest—Bellingham area, is seeking a Primary (3-6 years old) Lead Teacher to join our community, starting this 2015-2016 school year. The candidate must be loving and caring towards children, responsible, motivated, flexible and able to work well with a team. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree and an AMI Montessori diploma at the 3-6 level.

We offer competitive salaries, tuition discount, beautiful facilities, staff development and a supportive environment. Pioneer Meadows is located on 5 acres in Ferndale, WA and serves children 3-12 years. Please see our webpage at for more information about our school. Please send a cover letter, current resume and contact information for at least two references to or

lower Elementary TEACHER ~ istanbul, Turkey


Palet Montessori School, located in İstanbul-Turkey (Ümraniye county-Asian side of İstanbul), is looking for unique individuals with true commitment to Montessori excellence and the following:

  • Relevant university degree
  • Accredited Montessori certificate for the elementary classrooms
  • Fluent in English (and/or Turkish)
  • Ten years elementary experience preferred

We offer competitive salary, big-class size, and world-class facilities with well-equipped classrooms/materials. Come and be a part of our team and experience the excitements of working in İstanbul.

Please kindly send your cv to

Primary Teacher ~ Eugene, OREGON, USA


Eugene Montessori School is looking for an AMI Montessori trained Primary teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. This is a very well established school located in Eugene, Oregon. Competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to:

Lead toddler guide ~ Hillsboro, oregon, USA


Roots & Wings Montessori located in Hillsboro, OR, is seeking a full-time lead guide for a toddler classroom for children aged 14months-3 years. We prefer Montessori teachers with previous experience in guiding children, but do not mean to discourage inexperienced applicants. Although our preference is to get a trained toddler teacher, we will also consider applications from AMI/AMS trained primary teachers for this position. We are looking for dedication, long-term commitment, and a responsible attitude. A team player with an easy-going open-minded personality would fit right into our program. A Montessori guide who is fluent in languages besides English, or can support extra-curricular activities related to arts & crafts, physical education, and music will receive a priority. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, and will also invite the appointed teacher on the school board to participate in the decision making process. Interested applicants should email us their resume at:

Lower ELEMENTARY  ASSISTANT ~ vancouver, washington, USA


Cascadia School is expanding its elementary program. We are seeking a Lower Elementary Assistant (1st-3rd grade) starting in August 2015. This full time position is based on a 40 hour work week. The classroom assistant’s role is to support the Guide by supporting the students, organizational tasks, maintaining classroom environment, playground supervision and general duties related to the classroom community. 

Cascadia is located in Vancouver, Washington on 1.5 acres and is adjacent to a green space. Cascadia serves children 1st through 8th grades. Our students come from local Children’s Houses as well as other private and public schools. 

Our ideal candidate has a BA/BS as well as AMI/AMS Primary diploma. Ideally, the applicant is someone who can collaborate with others, communicate effectively, has strong organizational skills and is able to build positive relationships with students, families and co-workers. Prior experience, foreign language, music, art and P.E. experience would be a plus. Wage is commensurate with experience. We offer professional development and benefits. Interested applicants please email a cover letter and resume to:

ELementary Aftercare Assistant ~ portland, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUly 20, 2015

Childpeace Montessori School seeks candidates for the following position in the Elementary Program to begin in August 2015. Applicants are invited to send a cover letter in email text with resume attached to Please state in the email subject line the position for which you are applying. No phone calls please.

Childpeace is located in urban NW Portland and easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Childpeace supports our faculty and staff with a competitive salary structure and benefits package, a program rooted in AMI standards, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a rich, working community of Montessori professionals.

-- Elementary Aftercare Assistant: 15 hours/week
Elementary Aftercare Assistants staff are part of a team that works with the Elementary Aftercare Supervisor to supervise and plan programming for students enrolled in the afternoon program from 3 to 6 p.m. The Aftercare Assistant helps to maintain the aftercare classroom environment. Our ideal candidate has a background working with and supervising children, ability and interest in supporting a range of engaging afternoon activities, and a strong communication and collaboration skills. Some additional work hours may be available substituting during the school day. The wage range for this position begins at $13.50/hour.

As mandated by the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC), the Physical Education Specialist and Elementary Aftercare Assistant positions would require the applicants to complete a criminal history check before hire and enrollment in the OCC Central Background Registry (CBR). The Elementary Classroom Assistant position would be subject to an Oregon State Police check before hire.

All Childpeace staff are required to attend a Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) class and to be certified in CPR and First Aid within 90 days of the date of hire.

Childpeace does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (sex), national origin, age, veteran status, employment status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

classroom assistant ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA


Harmony Montessori is seeking a Children’s House classroom Assistant for 2015-2016 School Year. Harmony Montessori is located in SE Portland and serves a community of children ages 2.5 through 12 years of age.

  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am – 1:30pm
  • Position would include classroom assistance, playground, lunch supervision, light cleaning, classroom preparation and some dishwashing.
  • The ideal candidate for this position would be willing to learn and take direction while also being comfortable with taking the initiative when the situation warrants.
  • Montessori experience is preferred.
  • Dependability is essential and the candidate must have classroom experience.

Interested candidates may send resumes to

Spanish Speaking Assistant for Toddler Community ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA


The Montessori House of St Johns is a strong, supportive, and vibrant community that serves families with children walking through 6 years of age. We have created nurturing communities for the holistic development of toddlers and preschoolers. 

We are now interviewing for a Spanish speaking assistant to work 30 hours a week (8:00-2:00 M-F) in our toddler environment. The assistant would speak exclusively in Spanish to the children. The assistant would have the support of our classroom teachers in regards to activities and engagement with the children, as well as our Spanish speaking assistants in our Primary communities. The start date will be Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 with orientation in late August. Please email with a letter of interest. 

The ideal candidate will have experience working with young children, Montessori training, and/or ECE credits. Experience working with children is a must, experience with toddlers is preferred. Candidates with the ability to play an instrument and/or a repertoire of songs is preferred. We are seeking an open minded candidate who is excited to be a part of our vibrant St John's neighborhood. We are deeply committed to being active members of the neighborhood we serve.

LEad primary & infant Guides ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA


*Seeking Experienced Primary Guide* to lead a newer program. Proficient in English, with an interest to learn Spanish required. Ideal candidates will not be afraid to get their hands dirty and have a sense of humor.

*Seeking Infant Guide* to help build and lead our Infant program. Financial help with training for the right individual. Proficiency or an interest in learning Spanish ideal. 

part-time babysitter/nanny ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA


Experienced babysitter needed for two high energy girls! Sonali is 3.5 and Neha is 13 months. We are looking for a babysitter who loves working with this age group and is comfortable watching both girls. Mom is stay at home but needs time for self-care etc. Sitter needs own transportation. 5-15 hours a week, able to be flexible around your school schedules. Sonali will be attending Montessori school in the fall so we are a Montessori family! We are looking for someone who plans to be in the Portland area for a while so we can establish a relationship. If interested, please send letter of interest and resume, or please feel free to email with more questions.

Administrative assistant ~ portland, oregon, USA


Sunstone Montessori School is a thriving community in the John’s Landing neighborhood of SW Portland that serves children ages 15 months to 12 years. Our administrative staff is a cohesive group of individuals who work well together. We are looking for a new addition to this team. The Administrative Assistant position serves many purposes, a few include:

  • Front Desk coverage and reception
  • Event planning and attendance
  • Scheduling on the calendar
  • Assistance for Head of School, Admissions Director, Development Director, and Communications Director
  • Coverage of breaks for staff 
  • Alumni Relations

This position needs someone who is flexible and can handle many tasks with grace and aplomb. Necessary skills:

  • Ease with Office programs
  • Filemaker Pro/understanding of databases 
  • Good communication skills: on the phone and in person

Experience in a Montessori school and/or Montessori training is a plus.

MONTESSORI consultant FOR Film production ~ SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, USA

POSTED ON JULY 14, 2015 is a new international company producing informational parenting videos, prepared by Montessori and child development
experts. We are currently seeking one or two trained Montessori guides (0-3 and 3-6) who can work with children and parents before and during filming. This person will ensure the quality and integrity of the scripts translate to film.

We are looking for a passionate, dynamic person with experience and a desire to learn more about child development as well as a willingness to share the Montessori method with parents worldwide.


  • Prepare the environment to be filmed and acquire all necessary
  • props prior to filming
  • Help locate interested families and suitable homes
  • Communicate and coach actors’ families before and during filming
  • Direct and offer expertise to the camera operator when filming and
  • editing

We are looking for a communicative, self-driven, and well-organized team player. Must be a fluent English speaker and be able to drive.

Schedule: 2-3 days per week
Compensation: Daily rate, to be determined with the most suitable candidate

Please send an email of interest and resume to:
Project Manager, San Diego
P: 917.325.8892

Montessori Specialist for scriptwriting ~ SAn Diego, california, USA

POSTED ON JULY 14, 2015 is a new international company producing informational parenting videos, prepared by Montessori and child development experts. We are currently seeking a trained Montessori guide (0-3 and 3-6) who will write informational scripts on a variety of topics relevant to this mission.

We are looking for a passionate, dynamic person with articulate English writing abilities as well as child development experience.


  • Source and submit ideas for informational parenting tips.
  • Write approximately 20 scripts per week (one paragraph each).
  • Prepare production guidelines and suggested props lists to accompany each script.
  • Communicate with head of scriptwriters and content director.
  • Respond in a timely manner to editorial feedback and requests for new assignments.

Personality: communicative, smart, self-organized.
Other: writing experience preferred, excellent grammar
Schedule: freelance/work from home
Payment method: $30 per script flat rate (x20) = $600/week.

Please send an email of interest and credentials to:
Project Manager

Lower Elementary Teacher ~ chicago, Illinois, USA


Children of Peace School in Chicago's Illinois Medical District, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Lower Elementary teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Candidates should possess a BA/BS, state certification, a Montessori credential (AMS 6-9), at least three years of Montessori teaching experience and a commitment to fostering the potential of the younger elementary child. This is an opportunity to bring your creativity and communication skills, collaboration and organization to a growing program.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to

After SChool Circle Assistants ~ Phoenix, Arizona, USA


Villa Montessori School has multiple openings to work with children in our after school program in the following age groups:

  • Toddler II (2 year old) 2:30pm-6:00pm M-F
  • Primary (3-6 years old) 2:30pm-6:00pm M-F
  • Elementary I (6-9 years old) 2:30pm-6:00pm M-F

Experience working with these age groups or in a Montessori environment preferred, but not required. Creativity, enthusiasm and kindness are essential qualities along with the ability to supervise and lead children in group activities. All positions run Monday-Friday and begin immediately. This is a great opportunity to gain experience and skills working with children!

***A current Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card is required for these positions***

If you are interested, please follow this link and submit an application:

We look forward to hearing from you!  

Villa Montessori is an equal opportunity employer.

Montessori Primary Teacher ~ BusAN, SOUTH KOREA


English Montessori School in Busan, S.Korea is looking for Montessori Primary(3~6) Teachers (Native English Speaking ) for our PreK~K program.

Brown Montessori School is an up-coming new school opening in September 2015 to offer Montessori education for young children aged 3~6. Our program is delivered in English both for domestic and international children with the option of a bilingual English/Korean program. 

Benefits include: a good local salary, a flight ticket (/allowance) to Busan, S.Korea, free housing, 50% of National pension and medical
insurance, visa sponsor, two weeks paid vacation (summer 1week, winter 1week) and national holidays, severance payment,...etc.

Busan is a clean and beautiful city near beach, dynamic and thriving city with a wealth of cultural and marine sporting events. It is a great
base from which to explore all Asian countries, China, Japan, Philippine, Taiwan, Thailand,
Singapore, India, Cambodia, Vietnam,…etc. 

  • Start date: Sep.01, 2015
  • 2 years relevant Montessori experience
  • Experience with Early childhood preferred
  • Professional teaching license required 
  • BA degree or above (for the working visa, E-2)
  • Degree in education or psychology preferred 
  • Age required: 24 - 50

If interested, please send your CV & Resume with your photo to:
Teaching Positions
Centum 2-ro 29 (Makus Bldg 5F)
U-dong Haeundae-gu, Busan, Korea

toddler Guide ~ casablanca, Morocco


Ecole Montessori Casablanca is the first authentic Montessori school in Morocco, abiding by the principles of AMI. We opened in 2011 and have expanded into elementary last year.

We have an immediate toddler guide position to fill for the 2015/2016 school year. Successful candidates must hold an AMI diploma and speak either English or French. 

You are welcome to visit our website, as well as our facebook page (Ecole Montessori Casablanca) to get a better idea of who we are and the work we do. 

Interested? Contact Aicha Sajid immediately on the following email: or

Part-time administrative assistant ~ West Linn, oregon, USA


SunGarden Montessori is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant for the 2015-2016 school year. SunGarden is an AMI Montessori program located in West Linn, Oregon and has been in operation since 1980. We have two classrooms and serve children ages 2½ - 6 years old. 

The Administrative Assistant must be able to multi-task in a dynamic school environment, overseeing multiple program and office tasks while supporting staff, student and parent needs. The ideal candidate must be highly organized and detailed oriented, have experience working in a child care or Montessori setting, or have office/administrative experience. 

Hours for the position range between 25-30 hours per week. Some flexibility to hours and number of days per week is available. Compensation is based on experience. 

Desired Skills:

  • Efficient in computer operation (Windows PC and Mac) and word processing programs such as Word, Pages, Excel
  • Proficient in Email, phone, copier and office equipment and supply operation
  • Proficient in internet applications and navigation, including Google docs or other web-based file sharing programs
  • Fundraising experience
  • Marketing experience
  • Website editing experience


  • Education: Bachelor or Associate's Degree in Business, Administration, Education, Human Services or related field, Montessori training or certification desired
  • Work and/or volunteer experience directly relating to job description
  • Must pass Criminal History Background Check to complete hiring process
  • Must have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Food Handlers Permit and Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect training within 60 days of hiring

*Interested and qualified candidates, please respond with a cover letter and resume for a full list of job responsibilities to Yvette Cushman-Baton at:

PRIMARY TEACHER ~ Beaverton, oregon, USA


Little Explorer House of Montessori, a state certified school, is looking to hire a Montessori Teacher. The ideal candidate must be:

  • Montessori certified or 1-2 years experience working in a Montessori environment 
  • Willing to obtain First Aid & CPR certification, Central Background Check, Food Handlers certificate and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect.
  • Willing to create fun, loving and interactive experience for children and the fellow teachers
  • Able to ensure children’s health and safety required by the State and Little Explorer LLC
  • Maintain a clean organized environment in the facility
  • Able to communicate with parents about their child’s learning and development 
  • Willing to take professional development classes to fulfil State requirements

Our full time employees work 32-40 hours a week and part-time employees will be working 20-30 hours a week. Starting salary will be $10 to $13 hr. depending on the educational background and the experience.

Interested candidates should contact Nilu Hoyt at 503-336-1561 or

Primary TEACHER ~ Phoenix, Arizona, USA


Khalsa Montessori Primary School in Central Phoenix (Arizona) is seeking a Primary (3-6 yrs.) Lead Teacher to join our community. Are you committed to nurturing self-direction and confidence in young children? Are you looking to grow with a school that supports you in building a holistic Montessori environment, guiding parents, and collaborating with colleagues? Emotional maturity, physical health, knowledge of child development, strong verbal and written communication skills, and some Montessori experience is needed.

Our school is an established school community that serves a diverse community of children, toddler thru 12 yrs. old. We offer a well-equipped classroom, a like-minded community, and a competitive salary. The right person will have AMS or AMI Montessori certification and a Bachelor's degree. We look forward to meeting you. Give us a call at (602)252-3759 and email a resume (Attn: Keerat Giordano) along with a cover letter to

Lower/Upper Elementary TEacher ~ Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA


Montessori Pathways School in Crystal Lake, IL is looking for a Lower/Upper Elementary Teacher starting this 2015-2016 school year.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree AND Montessori training certificate for Elementary I-II education (AMS/AMI or comparable credential).

The candidate must be loving and caring towards children, responsible, motivated, creative, and flexible, have initiative, be able to work well in a team, committed to Montessori education, competent with children, and excellent communication skills. Special talent and experience is a plus.

Salary based on education and experience. 

Please e-mail 815-459-6727 a cover letter and resume for consideration.

Contact: Alena Baradzina
133 Illinois Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 815-459-6727

Senior lead directress & montessori teacher trainer ~ singapore, singapore


Sunny Bunny Montessori is an upcoming Montessori school in Singapore, a garden city! We strive to be true to Montessori philosophy. Thus we are looking beyond Singapore to recruit:

  • Experience true Montessori directress to join our growing team 
  • Montessori Teacher Trainer to train and upgrade our teachers' skills

Applicants should be a native English language speaker with good command of written and spoken English as well as excellent knowledge of Montessori methodology.

If you think that you fit the bill, please write to

3-6 LEad TEacher ~ chicago, illinois, USA


Lincoln Square Montessori School seeks a 3-6 Lead Teacher. General Responsibilities are to provide a Montessori classroom/instructional program that support the individual needs of the children in accordance with the school’s mission and vision. This includes, but is not limited to the following: implement curriculum, mentor assistant teachers, develop parental rapport, ensure safety and health of children and provide consistent, positive, caring environment to children in your care.

Essential Classroom Functions include but are not limited to:


  • To be aware of, implement and adhere to all written policies and philosophies of the company
  • Arrange for substitute teachers in the event of an absence
  • Attend monthly staff meetings
  • Assist in training assistant teachers, as instructed by Program Center Director
  • Assist teachers in the classroom whenever necessary
  • Treat all staff members professionally and fairly
  • To professionally discuss the developmental progress of each child with other staff members
  • To assist in responsibilities of touring potential parent(s) when needed
  • To assist in responsibilities of orientating new staff members when needed


  • Know, understand and implement the North American Montessori Center (NAMC) curriculum
  • Complete required daily and weekly forms
  • Prepare neat and accurate forms and monthly newsletters for parents, distributing timely

*Applicant must be certified in Montessori Early Childhood (3-6 years)

Lincoln Square Montessori School
2953 W Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

School Support position ~ Portland, oregon, USA


Come join our team at West Hills Montessori! West Hills Montessori was founded over 45 years ago with the mission to provide a quality Montessori educational environment to toddler age (ages 15 months – 3 years), primary age (ages 3 years – 6 years) and elementary age (ages 6 years – 12 years) children. Today, West Hills Montessori has 11 classrooms at two different campuses serving children ages 15 months – 12 years. We are committed to the growth and development of each individual child. This commitment to the “whole child” and his/her well-being remains the foundation for our community. Please visit our website to learn more about our program:

West Hills Montessori is seeking enthusiastic candidates for the following position:
All School Support Position - SW Portland Campus and Lake Oswego Campus 
Positions begin August 31, 2015. Summer employment available. 

The duties of this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the supervision of children at lunch. 
  • Supervise children on playground. 
  • Assist in the nap room. 
  • Assist with the aftercare program while working cooperatively with child care program planner to prepare and maintain the children’s after school environment to complement the prepared Montessori learning environment and Montessori philosophy. 

Candidate must have, or be willing to obtain, First Aid/CPR certification, Food Handlers card, Child Abuse Recognition training, Criminal History registry and Oregon Registry On-Line (ORO). 

Job location is West Hills Montessori School, Vermont Street Campus, Portland and West Hills Montessori, Lake Oswego Campus. Interested applicants may fax cover letter and resume to 503-246-5496 or email to

Primary, Elementary and Early Adolescent Teachers  ~ Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA


Milwaukee Public Schools is seeking AMI Montessori trained candidates for Primary, Elementary and Eartly Adolescent positions for the coming year. We have six Montessori schools in an established public school Montessori program. Our classrooms are well supported with complete materials, teaching assistants, K3 with extended day K4 and K5, diverse students, Montessori mentors for new teachers and active parents.

Minimum starting salary: $41,200 adjusted for experience
Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
Group Term Life Insurance
Pension- Wisconsin Retirement System
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Programs
Wellness Program with Financial Incentives

New hires must be willing to obtain a Wisconsin teaching license within two years. A customized support program is available for Montessori teachers.

For information, contact Andrea Corona:,# 414-935-1405
More information about MPS:

Children's House CLassroom Assistant  ~ Ferndale, washington, USA


Pioneer Meadows Montessori seeks a candidate to work in our beautiful school in the Pacific northwest. The current open position is for a Children's House Assistant who may then be on track for a teaching position. Ideally we would like someone who is currently AMI Primary trained. We are looking for an individual who is a team player, enthusiastic, self-motivated, dependable, and dedicated to the Montessori philosophy. We offer competitive salaries, paid holidays, tuition assistance, staff development and a supportive environment.

Pioneer Meadows is located on 5 beautiful acres in Ferndale, WA and serves children ages 3 to 12, with a junior high program opening this fall. Please see our webpage at for more information about the school.

Lead Teacher - Elementary  ~ Miami, Florida, USA


La Prima Casa Montessori is presently seeking qualified educators for the 2015-2016 Academic School Year in the following position: Lead Elementary Guide.

Interested applicants should have the following:

  • AMS diploma at the Elementary Level
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree
  • Eagerness to follow and faithfully implement the Montessori philosophy and curriculum
  • A strong work ethic, positive attitude and desire to be an effective team player

La Prima Casa Montessori School is an early childhood and elementary education center based on the Montessori philosophy. The school was founded in 2005 and then expanded to its second location in 2009. Its two campuses are located in Miami, Florida and the school is an independent, non-sectarian institution. The Mission of La Prima Casa Montessori School is to foster a peaceful and nurturing environment, full of infinite experiences that will encourage the child to construct his or her independence, self-confidence, responsibility, appreciation for diversity and a love of learning using the Montessori philosophy. 

Interested applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

substitute lower elementary guide ~ salem, OREGON, USA


Little Friends Montessori is seeking an experienced Elementary guide. Applicants for the teaching positions must:

  • Have a Montessori credential or informal education about Montessori education, a valid Oregon State License, or the ability to obtain this credential or valid teaching license.
  • Have the ability to create a positive, nurturing environment for the students, and the ability to create and maintain a healthy, safe, and respectful environment within the classroom and the school
  • Be willing to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Have clear communication skills, both orally and in written form

The ideal candidate has a Oregon teaching license in addition to Montessori education. This is a Temporary teaching position for Sept. 14th- Dec. 18th, if desired the candidate would hold position of permanent elementary sub. If interested send letter of interest and resume to salemlfm@hot.mail

Montessori classroom assistant ~ bend, oregon, USA


Bend Montessori School is looking for a Montessori Classroom Assistant for the 2015-2016 school year. The ideal candidate is a community-minded individual with a love for working with children and an interest and/or experience in a Montessori classroom environment. For more information about this position, please check out the position description on our blog:

If you are looking for deeply satisfying work, have passion for cultivating kindness in young people and want to know more about our unique Montessori program, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Bend Montessori School
PO Box 460
Bend, OR 97709

You may email application materials to

A head teacher for our half day classroom. AM & PM ~ Federal Way, washington, USA

POSTED ON JUly 1, 2015

Mt. Tahoma Montessori School is looking for a head teacher for our half day preschool/Kindergarten classroom; there is an AM & PM class 8:30-11:30 &12:00-3:00. We are looking for someone that is creative, hard working, reliable, energetic, and most of all someone who truly has a passion for teaching! The hours for this position are 8-3:30, Monday- Friday. This will give you prep time for the day ahead. 

We would love it if you had:
*Portable background check from Merit
*First AID/CPR card
*Bloodborne Pathogens certificate. 

If you have any questions about our school please call or email us at: 253-839-7864 or Thank you for your consideration and we look forward to hearing from you.

Primary Guide ~ Beaverton, oregon, USA


Sunshine Montessori School is looking for a AMI or AMS trained guide, to take over an ongoing Primary classroom. This is a very well established school located close to Nike campus in Beaverton. The salary and benefits are negotiable, Please send your resume with a brief cover letter to

AMI PRIMARY Montessori TEaCHER ~ Auburn, Georgia, USA


Old Peachtree Montessori School is looking for a local, or someone looking to move as a fun adventure, to join our beautiful school. I have been teaching here for 20 years and my daughter has had the wonderful opportunity to having been here her whole life (13 years).
We respect and support one another and the owner is great. We are looking for someone to join us this summer if possible by the end of August.

Lead Primary Teacher ~ Rio Rancho, new MExico, USA


LEAP International Montessori School is searching for a warm and compassionate Primary teacher to continue an existing classroom and grow a new class of children ages 2.5 to 6 years old starting Fall 2015. Rio Rancho is a city just north of Albuquerque and the whole area is known as, "The Rio Grande Valley."

LEAP International Montessori School is an authentic AMI Montessori School in its second year. We are a small, warm community Montessori school intent on serving our children and community with kindness, compassion, and a commitment to authentic Montessori pedagogy. We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to start in a new school and program. We are also planning on offering a fantastic benefits package as well.  

Rio Rancho is a beautiful, relatively new city that boasts a low cost of living, low crime, and stunning landscapes. Situated between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, there are excellent opportunities for cultural and natural adventures all over the area and state. For good reasons, New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment and we thrilled to be building a school here!  

*We are open to also accepting a teacher intern who will have just completed at least 1 summer of their training with the understanding that they would need to return the following summer(s) to complete their full training and receive their diploma.  

For more information on the school, please visit our website at If interested, please contact us at or call us at 505-994-9433.