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Lead 6-12 Guide ~ Moscow Russia

Posted on April 23, 2014

AMI Elementary teacher job available in Moscow, Russia (3-year contract starting in August 2014)
Attention AMI trained 6-12 teachers! Montessori School of Moscow offers a 0-12 AMI curriculum with English as the main language of instruction at all levels. Our Elementary program opened in September 2013 and is well settled already. We are looking for an energetic, proactive individual with strong leadership skills and potential. We offer completive salary with housing and heath insurance taken care of.
For applicants, native level proficiency in English and exposure to international settings are expected. The teacher will need a practical understanding of running an ESL program as part of the Montessori class as most children are not native speakers of English.
Come and help shape the future of Montessori movement in our country. This could become one of the most rewarding professional experiences for you! Our community includes local and international families.
Questions? Contact us through before May 01, 2014.

Primary Teacher Assistant for 2014

Posted on April 22, 2014

The Montessori School of Beaverton (MSB) is accepting applications for a Primary Assistant (children 3-6 years), to begin August 18, 2014. Located on a beautiful six-acre campus just west of Portland with gardens and wooded trails, MSB was designed specifically to provide Montessori education for children 3-12 years old. Please visit our website at for more information about us.
All teacher assistants are expected to model respectful and positive behavior, ensure safety, oversee the activities of the children according to the specifications of the teacher, conscientiously supervise children during arrival/dismissal times and recess, assist with record-keeping, and maintain an orderly and clean classroom.
Experience or training in AMI Montessori is a bonus. The successful candidate is someone who feels joy in working with children, has a positive attitude, is patient, flexible, responsible, a good observer and who likes to work.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm
Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and three references to: Head of School, Carol Bennett at
Deadline for submission is May 15, 2014.

Lead Primary Guide ~ Camas, Washington

Posted on April 22, 2014

Camas Montessori School is searching for just the right Primary Teacher for our 3rd classroom. We have been blessed in that our staff feel connected to not only the children but each other. We have monthly staff meetings, PTO, $500/year classroom allowance, $500/year continuing ed. allowance and offer benefits. We will be moving into a brand new building soon, so let your creativity run wild in designing your room.

We are looking for someone who is sensitive to the children’s feelings, is outgoing, and who can communicate effectively and compassionately with parents as well as co-workers. Applicants must have between 2-8 years experience, and be ready to commit to many years if we are a good fit for each other.
Please send resume and cover letter to Donna at

School website:

Elementary Guide ~ Vancouver, Washington

Posted on April 22, 2014

Cascadia School is expanding its elementary program. We are seeking an elementary guide to co-teach in a Lower Elementary classroom starting in August 2014. This full time position will allow guides new to the elementary classroom time to develop class management and leadership skills as well as gain more experience giving lessons. For more experienced guides, this is a chance to share the work load with another guide and delve deeper into a specific area of the elementary classroom. As the program grows, the guide will have the opportunity to have their own classroom.
Our ideal candidate must have AMI Elementary training and a BA/BS. 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.
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. Cascadia offers a competitive salary structure, professional development, and benefits. Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Children's House Assistant ~ Red Wing, Minnesota

Posted on April 21, 2014

Red Cottage Montessori is a grass roots, board-directed, parent-supported school located in Red Wing, Minnesota; just 50 minutes from downtown St. Paul. We are in our 3rd year and growing!
Our Children’s House is situated in a peaceful wooded setting between bluffs and a creek with much time spent outside in the natural world. Our diverse population is 40% Native American and 30% tuition assistance.
Our ideal Children’s House Assistant is AMI Primary trained and will work in partnership with our Lead AMI-trained Guide 30-35 hours a week through the school year, along with the opportunity to lead a 3 to 4 week summer day camp program as well.
We are looking for someone with a particular interest in the arts, nature and world culture who can work creatively within the Montessori prepared environment, and has a deep understanding and respect for the Montessori Method. If you possess a positive attitude, sense of humor, are considerate of others and have a zest for life-long learning, we would love to hear from you.
This opportunity holds the possibility to move into the Lead Guide position in 1 to 2 years.
Red Wing is a beautiful town located on the banks of the Mississippi River that has much to offer...A rich range of arts & entertainment including the Sheldon Theatre of Performing Arts and The Anderson Center at Towerview ... Numerous outdoor recreation opportunities from biking, boating, hiking, rock climbing, skiing, and fishing within its many parks...A strong sense of community with deep historic roots.
We offer competitive salary commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter and resume to Kai Coyle at (no phone calls please).

Elementary Classroom Assistants ~ Arcata, California

Posted on April 21, 2014

Six Rivers Montessori is an independent, Montessori elementary school located in beautiful Arcata, CA. We are seeking two elementary assistants to start in the 2014-2015 school year.

For more information about our school, a full job description, and application instructions visit our website at

Application deadline is May 5th, 2014

Elementary Lead Guide ~ Cedar Park, Texas

Posted on April 21, 2014

TEXAS – Cedar Park Montessori School (Austin, Texas)
An AMI Accredited Family of Montessori Schools

Cedar Park Montessori (CPM), established in 1997 and rapidly expanding into multiple campuses, has new openings for AMI-certified Elementary Guides, for full time positions. Start dates can range from immediate to August 2014. The school and its well-established AMI-accredited programs hold the highest reputation in the Greater Austin and Central Texas areas, enjoying multiple local and national accolades. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, professional development opportunities, relocation assistance, excellent facilities and working environments, with highly supportive management, staff and parents. Please submit resume with references and salary history to:

Phones: 512-260-2261, 512-259-8495; Fax: 512-259-4410

K3-K5, 1st - 3rd Grade, 7th-8th Grade ~ Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Posted on April 21, 2014

Milwaukee Public Schools offers the largest public Montessori program in the country. We continue to grow and flourish. We proudly feature six district schools that provide an authentic, high-quality Montessori program to more than 3,000 Milwaukee students in grade K3-12. MPS Montessori programming began in 1976 and offers one of the most established and supported public Montessori programs in the nation.

Milwaukee Public Schools is seeking Montessori trained teachers for the upcoming school year. We offer a starting salary of $41,070 for incoming teachers and a comprehensive benefit package to include: two health plan with prescription drug and vision coverage, two dental plan options with orthodontia coverage, Group Life Insurance, Paid Sick Leave benefits, Tuition Reimbursement, and a pension plan that is 50% employer paid/50% employee paid (before tax).

For more information please call 414-935-1405 or visit

AMI Primary Guide ~ Honolulu, HI

Posted on April 21, 2014

Calvary by the Sea Montessori School is seeking an AMI Primary Guide for August 2014. We are an AMI Recognized program serving children ages 2-6, located steps from the beach in Honolulu, HI. Our well-established program has been operating as a Montessori school since 1978. The classrooms are indoor/outdoor and incorporate gardens and a vermicast system. Please send resumes and letters of interest to Jennifer Hawkins, Director,

Elementary Guide (6-12 class) ~ Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Posted on April 16, 2014

Pacific Rim Montessori Academy in beautiful British Columbia is seeking an Elementary guide starting Sept. 2014.
We seek a teacher with a firm grounding of Montessori principles, keen to implement them in the class.
Bachelor's Degree essential, Fluency in written and spoken English, Spanish an asset. Good interpersonal skills. Team player. Competitive salary.

Lead & Assistant Teacher: Primary, Lower El, & Upper El ~ Oakland, CA

Posted on April 16, 2014

Urban Montessori Charter School is seeking experienced, hard-working, and high achieving teachers to fill lead, support, and substitute teacher positions at the Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, and Upper Elementary levels for our Oakland-based Montessori charter school, for the 2014-2015 school year. We will be operating as a K-4 school growing into a preK-8 school. A college degree and AMS or AMI certification are required. California state certification, a visual or performing arts background and Spanish language fluency are preferred. For the full job posting, please visit Email your cover letter and resume to Erin Hennigan,

Children's House Co-Guide ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on April 16, 2014

Harmony Montessori is seeking a Children's house co-guide who is dedicated to offering Montessori Education to all children regardless of their cultural, developmental or socioeconomic background. The ideal candidate would have experience working with a diverse community of children and families and be willing to work as an active team member.
Harmony Montessori is a warm community of children, parents and staff members in SE Portland. Candidates must have received their Montessori Teaching Diploma and have at least 1 year of classroom experience. Hours for this position will be approximately 31 hours a week. Four 6 hour days and one 7.5 hour day.
To learn more about Harmony Montessori please visit our website at
Interested candidates may send resumes to

Upper Elementary Assistant Guide ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on April 16, 2014

Childpeace Montessori School in Portland, Oregon seeks an Upper Elementary Assistant Guide to begin in August 2014.
Childpeace Montessori School, founded in 1976, offers Toddler Community, Children's House, Elementary, and Adolescent programs. This position is an assistant Elementary Guide role in an established community of students ages 9-12. The Assistant Guide works with the Lead Guide to support a large Upper Elementary community of 37 students by giving lessons, supporting follow-up, offering individual student support, record keeping and helping with classroom management, administration and communication with the parent group. This is a salaried position based on a 7/hour day though some additional time will be needed for parent education, camping trips, or enrollment events.
Our ideal candidate must have AMI Elementary training and a Bachelor's degree and ideally possess strong communication and organizational skills, embrace professional teamwork and collaboration, and bring a positive and kind spirit to the important work of building relationships with students and families. Prior experience, Spanish language, music and art abilities would be a plus.
Childpeace supports our faculty 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. Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to Please include cover letter as text and resume as attachment. No phone calls, please.

Elementary Classroom Assistant & Elementary Aftercare Staff ~ Portland, Oregon 

Posted on April, 15, 2014

Childpeace Montessori School in Portland, Oregon seeks candidates for Elementary Classroom Assistants and Elementary Aftercare staff to begin in August 2014.
Childpeace Montessori School, founded in 1976, offers Toddler Community, Children's House, Elementary, and Adolescent programs. Classroom Assistants support the Head Teachers through maintenance of the classroom environment, playground supervision, support of individual students, administrative tasks and general tasks related to the well-being of the classroom community.
Elementary Aftercare staff work with the Aftercare director to supervise and plan programming for students enrolled in the afternoon program.
Our ideal candidates would have a Bachelor's degree and ideally possess strong communication and organizational skills, have experience working with groups of children, embrace professional teamwork and collaboration, and bring a positive and kind spirit to the important work of building relationships with students and families. Skills with Spanish language, music and art abilities would be a plus.
Classroom Assistants are a full-time, salary position. The Aftercare positions are 15 hours/week part-time position.
Childpeace offers a competitive salary structure and benefits package, a commitment to professional development, beautiful and well equipped classroom environments, strong administrative support, and a rich, working community of Montessori professionals. Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to Please include cover letter as text and resume as attachment. No phone calls, please.

Montessori Primary Teacher ~ Eugene, Oregon

Posted on April 15, 2014

Eugene Montessori School, located in Eugene, Oregon is a well established school founded in 1962. We are looking for a fully qualified Montessori Primary teacher for the 2014-2015 school year. Competitive salary and good insurance and benefits. Please email resume and cover letter to or mail to: Eugene Montessori School
2255 Oakmont Way Eugene, Oregon 97401.

Tutor ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on April 11, 2014

We are looking for a tutor for our 8 year old son to help him on his math. He had a tutor for reading 2 years ago from The Blosser center which it was extremely helpful. We are looking for an affordable tutor who could come to our house twice a week. We live in the Northwest neighborhood. He is a Montessori bilingual child and this could be a great learning experience for student teachers eager for more real contact with children. Please respond to

Gracias! Veronica

Summer Nanny ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on April 11, 2014

We are moving to the Portland, Oregon area. Will be living near the pearl district until we purchase a home in either West Linn or Happy Valley area. I work out of the house full time and am looking for someone that is available 7am-2/2:30pm 5 days a week during most of the summer months starting May 27th through school starting in early September. I will be working in the house most days and need someone that can work with me to engage the children while I cannot be interrupted. We have two children, a 20 month old boy and a 4.5 year old girl. Both children have been in a Montessori program since toddler age. Job duties would be to entertain and watch over the children. Primary duties would include planning their day and taking them to activities occasionally, preparing healthy snacks, breakfast and lunch, napping my son and providing some learning opportunities in a relaxed Montessori fashion. Generally keeping them engaged in projects, outdoor adventures and play without TV. We are looking for someone that has lots of energy and loves to play with the children and can incorporate Montessori principles. Also someone with experience in the toddler and primary age approaches. Will include transportation of children in our car or public transportation, some cooking, tidying kitchen and kids rooms as well as clean up after kids’ activities. Reliable transportation is required.
Please contact Christina @ 910-207-7797 or if interested for more information. Thank you!

Administrator ~ Vancouver, Washington

Posted on April 11, 2014

Good Shepherd Montessori School is currently seeking a compassionate and caring individual as our new Director, beginning June 15, 2014. Good Shepherd is a Christian-based Montessori school serving children ages 2 ½ to 6 years. Our guides hold AMI Primary Diplomas and are certificated in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.
The responsibilities of this position include educational leadership, day to day operations, financial management as well as working with church leadership and the Board of Trustees.
Duties include hiring faculty and effectively managing all employees; ensuring compliance with state and local requirements, mentoring and developing staff, promoting strong partnerships both within and outside of the school community.
Preferred Qualifications Include:
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 45 college quarter credits in early childhood education
Primary level Montessori diploma;
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level One
Experience with or knowledge of business discipline, such as accounting.
For a detailed job description or to submit resume please contact:

A to I Guide & PT Aftercare and Breaker ~ Portland OR

Posted on April 11, 2014

Bethany Village Montessori school is currently looking for a part time afternoon assistant for aftercare help and for giving breaks. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year experience working in a Montessori school. Currently in school is ok.
We are also looking for a Certified A-I Guide to lead an established Toddler room ages 2-3 yrs. The Ideal Candidate for this position will have a minimum of two years in a Montessori classroom as either an assistant or Lead.
Please email your resume and anticipated available start date with cover letter to

Teacher - Boston Public Schools ~ Boston, Massachusetts

Posted on April 11, 2014

Under the direction of the school principal, the Boston Public Schools Montessori teacher is responsible for all aspects of his/her classroom and the safety and growth of the students. S/he teaches according to the educational goals of a Montessori program and consistent with Boston Public Schools goals and requirements. S/he cultivates an environment that fosters the success of all students through excellence in teaching and learning that is firmly grounded in Montessori philosophy and pedagogy. Elements of this teaching include: creating a classroom environment that supports individually-paced and cognitively demanding learning within a 3-year multi-age grouping; creating a classroom environment that supports students’ social-emotional growth and executive functioning in developmentally sensitive and deeply impactful ways; supporting students’ natural curiosity while meeting the needs of a diverse range of learners, including special education students and English language learners; assessing student progress and maintaining accurate and complete records according to state, district, school and Montessori demands; and communicating effectively with parents, colleagues and students about students’ work and progress.
As in any school, highly trained and skilled teachers in a public Montessori program are crucial to the students and school’s success. No matter how the environment is equipped, it is simply not possible to be a Montessori teacher without thorough, high quality and age-specific training in this unique approach. With high quality training, Montessori teachers are able to:
• Create a classroom environment that supports individually-paced and cognitively demanding learning within a 3-year multi-age grouping
• Create a classroom environment that supports students’ social-emotional growth and executive functioning in developmentally sensitive and deeply impactful ways
• Support students’ natural curiosity while meeting the needs of a diverse range of learners
• Communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and students about their students’ work
• Make classroom and instructional decisions consistent with Montessori tenets
• Fulfill all other requirements, as outlined by the Boston Public Schools
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Appropriate MA state ECE or Elementary teaching license
• AMI or AMS Montessori diploma for the appropriate age-grouping (3 – 6, 6 – 9, 9 – 12 or 6 – 12)
• Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment
• Experience teaching in a Montessori classroom, preferably in an urban and/or public setting
• Experience teaching students representing a range of cultures and ethnicities, abilities and languages
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• A passion for the goals of Montessori education and an unwavering commitment to unlocking the potential of every child
• An ability to make connections and communicate effectively about different educational approaches
• A commitment to families as primary guides in a student’s life
• A commitment to ongoing development and growth as a Montessori teacher
• Proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese

Assistant for Summer Program ~ Portland Oregon

Posted on April 11, 2014

Hello from Sellwood Montessori! We are looking for a summer assistant for our summer program.Our 5 week summer program is packed with fun activities inside and outside of the classroom. The dates for summer is as follows:
June 16-19 (ABC,XYZ)
June 23-25(Commotion in the Ocean)
July 7-10(Mice are Nice)
July 14-17(Frog and Toad)
July 21-24(A Bountiful abundance of Boxes)
Each week has a different theme, that is listed above...all activities on the shelves will correspond with each theme of the week...some year round Montessori materials will remain on the shelves. Looking for someone to help with snack prep, support of the lead guide, maintaining overall grace and courtesies, kindness and love in the classroom. Experience with songs, poems and small group work a plus.:) $12/hr Monday through Thursday 7:45-1:45.(timeframe of the day may go beyond 6 hours...depending on what is needed.)

Assistant/Aftercare ~ Lake Oswego, Oregon

Posted on April 4, 2014

Understanding Montessori education and goals, maintaining peace and respect within the group. classroom management skills are helpful to obtain desired goals. Ability to direct a small group of children with meaningful activity. Oregon state requirements must be in place for employment, 1st AID/CPR, child abuse/neglect, criminal history registry. and food handlers card.
Work can start at 1:00pm or 2:30pm til 6:00pm closing. Some cleaning straightening for the next day required. compensation is 11:00 per hr. worked. No benefits available do to our size.
Village Montessori has been operating for the last 14 years and we pride ourselves on striving for a true Montessori environment for our children and welcome anybody with the same intentions to come and work with us. Our basis is not AMI; we are St Nicholas and AMS.

Please contact Doris Baird at for more information

Primary Assistant ~ Albany, Oregon

Posted on April 4, 2014

Work with a seasoned AMI-trained Guide in an established school!
This primary Montessori Teacher's Assistant position in Albany, Oregon, runs from now through August 2014 with the possibility of continuing for the next 10 month academic "year" ending mid-June of 2015.

The successful applicant will serve 3-6 year olds, in this weekday, hourly, position that is for a specified, published calendar. Applicable credentials are desired. Close to OSU and the coast, the school serves families from the mid-Willamette Valley.

Head Primary Teacher ~ Rancho Cucamonga, California

Posted on April 4, 2014

Montessori Academy, a family-owned Montessori school in Rancho Cucamonga is currently accepting applications for Montessori-trained Primary teachers. Qualified teachers must come from an accredited Montessori training program. Individuals with at least one year Montessori teaching experience are preferred.
Applicants should have a true love of learning, a positive outlook, excellent organizational skills and a passion for working with children. Candidates should also be able to communicate effectively with both parents and fellow staff members. Teachers will be responsible for curriculum and classroom management.
Our teachers enjoy well equipped classrooms, generous tuition discounts and competitive salary and benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.
Montessori Academy serves children from six weeks through sixth grade and has a current enrollment of 115 students. We provide a warm, friendly and supportive work environment. We hope you will consider joining the Montessori Academy family.

Please fax (909-941-9203) or e-mail ( resumes or call 909-941-9200 for more information.

Summer Nanny ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on April 4, 2014

We are a family of 4 and a golden retriever and live close-in NE Portland 2 blocks from Grant Park (west of 33rd).  We are looking for someone who is available 6-8 hrs a day, 5 days a week most weeks during the months of mid-July and August. We have two elementary-aged children, a 7-year old boy and 9-year old girl.  Job duties would be mostly to have fun with the kids! Primary daily duties would include planning their day and taking them to activities which may include morning or afternoon swim lessons, occasional playdates or picnics, preparing lunch, and escorting them to museums, parks or other activities as needed. Generally just keeping them active, engaged and outdoors.  We are looking for an energetic take-charge person who is excited to plan their day and who can generally incorporate montessori principles for the 5-6 weeks during summer.  Will include transporting kids in own car or public transportation, some cooking, tidying kitchen & kids rooms and some organizing (related to the children), and may include light dinner/meal prep some days.  Must be comfortable with dogs.  A car is required. Competitive pay consistent with experience. 

Please contact Julie at or ring/text 503.729.9931 for information.  Thanks for your consideration 

Upper Elementary Guide ~ Silverton, Oregon

Posted on April 3, 2014

The Community Roots School in Silverton, OR seeks an Upper Elementary Guide for the 2014-15 school year.
The Community Roots School is a public Montessori charter school nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in beautiful Silverton, Oregon.  Founded in 2009, the Community Roots School currently serves grades 1-6.  Our school is expanding, and we are seeking a passionate, energetic individual to join our growing community.  Montessori training is required and state certification is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching in an Upper Elementary classroom.
The Community Roots School offers competitive salaries and benefits packages.
Please visit our website: for more information.
Send cover letter, resume, and references to:
The Community Roots School
330 N James St.
Silverton, OR 97381
Or email to
We look forward to hearing from you.

Lead Toddler Guide (18 months-3 years) ~ Hillsboro, Oregon

Posted on April 3, 2014

Roots & Wings Montessori is a new school in Hillsboro, OR, seeking a full-time guide for a toddler classroom for children aged 18mon-3 years. We prefer Montessori teachers with previous experience in guiding children, but do not mean to discourage inexperienced applicants. We are looking for dedication, long-term commitment, and a responsible attitude, which may be rewarded with a year-end bonus depending on the school's financial performance. A team player with an easy-going open-minded personality would fit right into our program. A 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 their resume to

Elementary Classroom Assistant ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on April 3, 2014

We have a position open for an Elementary Assistant shared between two Upper Elementary classes. The position is full-time and hourly. AMI Elementary training is a plus, and could qualify the applicant for a future Guide position should openings occur. Send a cover letter and resume to David Ayer at

Full-Time In-House Substitute Guide ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on April 3, 2014

We are looking for an in-house substitute guide, ideally with AMI training at both the Primary and Elementary levels. The position is hourly, full-time, and includes other program support as well as substitute work.  Send a cover letter and resume to David Ayer at

Children's House All Day Montessori Assistant Guide ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on April 4, 2014

We are looking for an AMI Primary trained guide to help start a 10-month All Day Montessori Children's House classroom in collaboration with a Lead Guide. The position is hourly, from 12:00 to 6:00 daily, and includes time with a small group of Primary children as well as time supporting other elements of the program.  Send a cover letter and resume to David Ayer at

AMI Guides at all Levels - Particular Interest in 0 to 3 ~ California / New York

Posted on April 1, 2014

LePort Schools ( is seeking AMI trained Montessori Guides for fall 2014. We are based in beautiful, sunny Southern California, though we also have opportunities coming up in San Francisco and Brooklyn, NY (2015).
We are particularly interested in hearing from fantastic 0 to 3 Guides, both English-speaking as well as native Spanish speakers who might be interested in leading a Spanish immersion classroom (at LePort, we use the approach of full immersion, where both the Head Teacher and the Assistant Teacher speak only the immersion language, and all language materials are in the immersion language).
LePort does also have a Lower Elementary opening, as well as some remaining Primary openings.
For Montessorians with several years of experience, who may be interested in growing to the next level of their careers and applying their skills/experience outside of the classroom, consider expressing interest in a Head of School position, or a central Academic Team position supporting the quality of a number of campuses.
APPLY NOW! We are actively interviewing candidates, and the available positions will not remain open for very long!
LePort's mission is to spread high-quality, authentic Montessori education far and wide. Much of our executive team and all of our Head Teachers are AMI trained. We are always looking for passionate, idealistic, energetic individuals to help us accomplish our ambitious goals.Learn more and apply online at, or email resume & cover letter to, ATTN: Rebecca Girn.

Toddler Guide ~ Lake Oswego, Oregon

Posted on April 1, 2014

Toddler guide: lead a group of 2-4 toddlers. Plan and implement curriculum for this age group. Consult/ set-up environment. Communication with parent group including back to school nights/ blog posts/ parent ed.
Hours: FT- Monday- Th- half day friday
Pay: dependent on experience
Community Montessori school was founded in 2010 with 4 toddlers in our Lake Oswego home. Owner/ Guide, Ginger Barker, was working in the Portland Montessori community for 10 years after receiving AMI diploma from MINW. The school is currently in its fourth year with children ranging from 2.5-5 years old. The program has grown with the needs of current families. In the fall of 2014 we will have a toddler program (with 2-4 children ages 12 months-2) and a primary program with 12-14 children.
CMS is located in a residential home in Lake Oswego. We employ one full time assistant and one full time guide. We are looking to add another caring, nurturing member to our teaching team this fall.
We have a very dedicated and happy parent community. We do offer flexible part time schedules for our families. The majority of clients are stay at home moms, so we have allowed for 3-5 day per week schedules for their children. We are a full spanish immersion program, with one adult speaking spanish full time.
CMS is poised to grow again in 2 years to accommodate 2 full classrooms under one roof.

Toddler Guide ~ Duluth, MN

Posted on April 1, 2014

The School: Many Rivers Montessori will open its doors in September of 2014 on Duluth’s hillside. Duluth is a beautiful City of many creeks and rivers, and the founders of the school feel it’s a fitting metaphor for our environment and school: many rivers provide many options and opportunities for growth and learning.
The Opportunity: How often does one get an opportunity to help build something from scratch? To extend Montessori into the lives of young toddlers in Duluth for the first time? To be empowered to craft a truly exceptional learning environment? To collaborate with other passionate AMI-certified teachers and parents in a nurturing environment for both teachers and children?
Our Mission: Many Rivers Montessori is a learning environment that strives to foster independent, academically prepared and socially responsible citizens who will be lifelong learners and problem solvers. Our focus on the whole child provides an ideal learning environment for each stage of development from toddlerhood through adolescence – the benefits of which last a lifetime.
Our City: The Many Rivers Board of Trustees is as proud of our City as we are of our Mission. Duluth is a nationally recognized outdoor recreation hub and cultural center. Boasting hundreds of miles of hiking, skiing, and biking trails all with spectacular vistas of Lake Superior, three alpine ski hills and a lifetime’s worth of water sports from paddling to sailing, Duluth’s quality of life is vast. Additionally, Duluth is the home of world-class cultural and academic institutions like the Minnesota Ballet, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Duluth Playhouse, Homegrown Music Festival, Blues Fest, U of M-Duluth, and St. Scholastica.
Ideal Candidate: We are seeking a Toddler Guide to launch Duluth’s first Montessori Toddler Community. AMI certification is strongly desired with 1-2 year plus experience. We will consider new graduates, those still undergoing training, as well as compelling uncertified candidates willing to commit to concurrent AMI Assistants to Infancy training. Other qualities include strong communications skills with all stakeholders, a demonstration of nurturing and managing a supportive and organized learning environment, and a can-do, get-it-done spirit.
Apply: Please send your resume to Find out more at Let’s build something great together!

Primary Assistant ~ Portland, OR

Posted on April 1, 2014

Montessori Children's House is seeking a Montessori-trained Assistant to work in a wonderful primary classroom. This position begins in fall, or this summer if the candidate is available.
The Montessori Children's House is a growing preschool and toddler program located on the park in Portland's South Waterfront neighborhood (near the OHSU tram). Our staff is a congenial team of hardworking and talented people, and you can become a member of that team. Public transportation is excellent here, as is bicycle access. The neighborhood and our school community are both very diverse. Our facility is attractive, well-equipped, and was designed expressly for this purpose.
Please email a resume and cover letter to:
or call 503-360-1179.

Toddler & Infant Guide ~ Gresham, Oregon

Posted on April 1, 2014

Available position begins IMMEDIATELY. Little Genius Montessori is located in Gresham, OR; we believe tomorrow’s future is the hands of today’s children. We are currently seeking a full-time Infant/Nido & a two Toddler Guides. Prior Montessori classroom experience is preferred, however not necessary. Successful candidates will be required to enroll in the Oregon Central Background Registry, have a current CPR/First Aid Card, current Oregon Food Handlers card, and Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect certificate.
Send your letter of interest & resume to or call 503-492-8500.

Dedicated Guides at all Levels ~ San Mateo, California

Posted on March 25, 2014

Pacific Rim International School (PRINTS) is seeking AMI-trained teachers who are native speakers of English, Japanese, or Mandarin for the Nido, Infant Community, Children’s House and Elementary levels. As we consider teachers to be vital elements to the success of our programs, we are eager to offer AMI-training sponsorship to motivated candidates.
PRINTS is a unique, AMI-recognized, dual immersion school which offers two exciting and innovative tracks: a Chinese-English program and a Japanese-English program. Each environment has three trained adults working together, each speaking and teaching in his/her mother tongue. Individuals with experience and fluency in one of these languages are strongly encouraged to apply (bilingualism is not required). 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

Lead 3-6 Guide ~ Moscow, Russia

Posted on March 24, 2014

Montessori School of Moscow continues to grow and is now hiring! An English speaking guide
with age appropriate AMI training is sought to take over our existing Casa dei Bambini class in
August 2014.
This class is in its 5th year of operation and has grown to demonstrate Montessori at its best over the
last few years!
Our school is home to the AMI affiliated society office in Moscow and we have been promoting
Montessori education in Russia since the first opening in 2009.
We offer learning environments for ages 0-12 to a diverse community of families representing more
than 20 countries!
All of our programs are bi-lingual (English & Russian).
Our teaching staff enjoy a vibrant working environment, many opportunities for professional
development and great benefits.
Our Casa Director (Directress) reports directly to the Head of School and is responsible for the daily
management of a class of 25 children aged between 2 and 6 years of age.
The key objective of this job will be to ensure sustainability of our 3-6 program while maintaining a
positive sense of community and partnership between staff, parents and children.
We are looking for someone who is creative and independent: a self-aware individual, able to help
children reach their fullest potential.
Warmth, persistence and teamwork are qualities that we seek in our staff.
Good communication skills and a proactive, ownership attitude are very important in our school.
Our teachers partner with administration and parents to ensure that our programs offer the highest
standard of international Montessori education.
This position is a 3 year contract and we are willing to help you settle in Moscow for a longer time if
you are willing to stay!
Please apply with your CV and AMI diploma scan through to: before April
14th, 2014!


Montessori Lead Guide for Glass Classroom ~ Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Posted on March 21, 2014

It must be emphasized that this is not a regular teacher's position since we are working in a peculiar environment with a much wider scope than just managing a Montessori classroom. Our goal is to promote authentic Montessori education in China by showing it to Chinese educators and parents, and therefore the importance of finding someone not only qualified but very motivated and interested in our overall project! Our "glass classroom" aims at becoming a model and a place of exchange and research for Montessori in China.
The contract will be for at least a year.
The salary, according to qualifications and experience, can be negotiated but we will offer a package, that is, pay for international airfare, housing, food, local transportation and Chinese tax.
Please send CVs and resumes to Mr. Giacomo Forte:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following - Other duties may be assigned.
- Effectively operate and manage our “Glass Classroom”, assistants, and children, including parents’
relations & quality control.
- Responsible for the well-being and safety of the children in the program.
- Ensure the planning, preparation, and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum.
- Provide the children with a “prepared environment”.
- Provide creative, developmentally appropriate programs for 3-6 years of age children.
- Plan individual and/or group activities to stimulate growth of the children in social, emotional and
academic areas.
- Encourage individual work time to promote independence as well as group work to promote
- Identify, select and modify work in the room to meet the needs of children with varying backgrounds,
learning styles and needs.
- Ensure Chinese language and culture are incorporated into the curriculum.
- Serve snack and lunch while helping children to learn how to help themselves.
- Establishing and maintaining systems related to student information, such as registration and
- Implement the progress of each child through individual lessons, observation and recordkeeping.
- Participate in all open houses and school programs.
- Actively develop and maintain positive relationships with families.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents and co-workers.
- Ability to work in a team environment, highly motivated, enthusiastic, problem solver with decision-
making skills.
- Help train and mentor Employees in department.
- Creating a wide range of reports, letters, and memos.
- Taking on special projects as determined by the Board.
- Anticipating the needs of the school and taking independent action.
- Supporting all school goals and programs.
- Assuming other duties as required in a flexible, start-up environment.
The teacher we will recruit will be the face of our organization and will constantly interact with families, children, teachers, staff members, board members, visitors, etc. We are looking for someone who can juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time (although we will provide assistance with most), while exuding calm and patience. Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, friendly, comfortable engaging in difficult conversations, committed to growth, and eager to join our dynamic team in a leadership capacity.
• Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year College or university
• Native English speaker
• AMI credential for the level in which they teach and two years related experience; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• Ability to work with children, parents and other employees
• Positive and open attitude towards children
• CPR/First Aid certification (optional)

Toddler Teacher ~ Quincy, Massachusetts

Posted on March 21, 2014

Adams Montessori School is looking for an AMI primary and elementary trained toddler teacher in the fall of 2014 to lead an established toddler classroom. Adams Montessori is a diverse school currently serving 130 children from 15 months through 12 years of age. We are located 10 miles south of Boston and are accessible by public transportation. We offer our family community before and after school care, after school enrichment programs, and a summer program.

We are looking for a creative, dynamic and enthusiastic individual dedicated to the Montessori principles and standards. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The benefit package includes medical coverage, cafeteria plan and a retirement plan. For more information about our school, please visit our web site at

Toddler Assistant Guide ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on March 21, 2014

We're looking for an AMI A-to-I trained person to work with our Lead Guide as we expand our Toddler program. The position is paid hourly from 7:30 to 3:30 daily, with extended hours and responsibilities covering scheduled absences, including three weeks this summer functioning as Lead Guide. Advancement to a salaried Lead Guide position is possible.  Send a cover letter and resume to David Ayer at

Toddler Assistant ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on March 21, 2014

We're looking for one or more people to work as assistants in our growing Toddler program. The positions are hourly and schedules may include 7:15 to 12:00, 12:00 to 6:00, or 3:00 to 6:00.  Send a cover letter and resume to David Ayer at

Primary Assistant ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on March 19, 2014

Puddletown School is hiring a full time assistant for one of our primary classrooms for fall 2014.Applicant should be open minded, organized, reliable, warm, and great at multi tasking. We are an AMI primary school in SE Portland with 3 primary classrooms and 1 elementary classroom (opening in the fall of 2014).

Please send resume and short cover letter to: or Puddletown School 7220 SE César Chávez Blvd Portland, OR 97202.In your letter please include something about your experience with children and/or Montessori thus far and special interests you have that you would bring into a classroom of 3-6 year old children.

For more info on Puddletown:

Thanks, Andrea and the Puddletown staff

Primary Lead Guide ~ Denver, Colorado

Posted on March 19, 2014

We are a small non-profit school in Denver Colorado. We started our non-profit in 1975! We offer a beautiful environment for our students to learn and grow!
We offer a very competitive salary with health, dental and vision benefits. Our Leads are paid on a 12 month contract, but our school year is 9.5 months.
Applicants must have a 4-year degree and Montessori 3-6 Certification.
Please send resume and cover letter to, or Montessori School of Washington Park, 320 S. Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80207 USA

Elementary Teacher ~ Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted on March 19, 2014

AMI Elementary Teacher Position ~ Opportunity to Teach the Way You Were Trained!

Anami Montessori School, in Charlotte, NC, is seeking an AMI-trained elementary teacher for the fall of 2014. If you would like to be able to teach the way you were trained, this may be the school for you. Anami is a privately owned, AMI-recognized school with AMI-trained founder/director. The campus backs onto a 120-acre county park.
Anami has two primary classes and one 6-12 class, all well-established and led by teachers dedicated to carrying out Dr. Montessori’s principles. After 27 years of serving children and families, and staying true to AMI principles, Anami is proud of being an intimate, nurturing community. Each fully-stocked classroom has an ample annual materials budget. Both Spanish and English are spoken in the primary classes.
With a temperate climate, Charlotte is culturally diverse, within an easy drive of either the mountains or the beach, and is the hub of a major airline.
A successful candidate is hard working and should be able to operate in the classroom without undue supervision. Prior experience and a sense of humor are also a plus. We offer competitive salary commensurate with experience, health and retirement benefits, great working conditions, and a very supportive staff.
If you are interested in joining a committed AMI team, please send letter, resume and references to: Joan Horlbeck at or Anami Montessori School, 2901 Archdale Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210.

Lead Guide Primary/Lead Guide A to I ~ Winchester, Massachusetts

Posted on March 18, 2014

Children’s Own School, an accredited non-profit private preschool, was established in 1942. We provide an intentionally planned stimulating environment which enables children develop within themselves the foundational habits, attitudes, skills and ideas which are essential for a life-time of creative thinking and learning. The school's foundation continues to be its outstanding teachers and staff, timeless Association Montessori Internationale curriculum, and high degree of parent involvement.

Please email jeniferdemko@gmail.com0

Summer Nanny Share ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on March 18, 2014

Three to five Montessori parents are looking for an enthusiastic adult for a summer elementary unschool nanny share. Care would be in one family's house in SW Portland, close to Wilson High School. Two boys going into second grade, one girl going into third grade and two boys going into fourth grade. All current or previous Montessori kids. Some weeks would be three kiddos and some five.
This would be a fun gig with weekly outings - these kids have experience being together in a group and had a similar situation last year. Care would begin July 7 and go through August 29th, from 8:30 - 3:30. We'd pay weekly at a rate of between $480 - $750 depending on how many kids.

Contact Mercedes at

Children's House Guide ~ West Linn, Oregon 

Posted on March 13, 2014

SunGarden Montessori is seeking full-time Children’s House Guide for the 2014-2015 school year. We are seeking an individual dedicated to upholding the pedagogy of Maria Montessori’s work; one who prioritizes supporting the whole and unique learning needs of every child.

SunGarden Montessori is located in West Linn, Oregon and has been in operation since 1980. We have two Children’s House classrooms, as well as a thriving parent community. Classrooms are beautifully furnished with high-quality materials, and our facility provides a fully-integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment for the children.

Staff are provided opportunities for professional development with an annual professional development budget, as well as resources within the school for mentorship. We offer competitive salaries, retirement contribution options, and a monthly health stipend.


AMI Teacher Certification (Primary Level)
Prior experience in a Montessori classroom
CPR and First Aid
Food Handlers Card
Child Abuse and Neglect Recognition
Central Background Registry

Please send a cover letter and resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton at For more information about our school, please visit our website at 

Primary Guide ~ Silverton, Oregon

Posted on March 12, 2013

Bluebird Montessori is seeking a lead guide for our Children’s House, starting in August 2014. This experience could lead to the opportunity to become co-owner or owner of the school, over time.
The successful candidate must have the following:
*Certification from a MACTE-approved training center, preferably AMI
*First Aid and CPR
*Food Handlers Card
*Child Abuse and Neglect Training
*Central Background Registry
We are looking for an individual who is ready to cultivate a burgeoning community of faithful and committed families. In addition to having earned a Montessori primary teaching credential, candidates should be warm, self-starting, reflective, imaginative, collaborative, flexible, and committed to nurturing community through relationships.
Bluebird Montessori, is located in the rural-yet-artsy town of Silverton, Oregon, quietly nestled in the foothills of the Cascade mountains. Founded by dedicated families and an AMI-certified guide in 2008, Bluebird is dedicated to nurturing deep community in the classroom and beyond.
Please correspond with the Bluebird team by writing to

Primary Lead Guide ~ Napa, California

Posted on March 11, 2014

We are a Nature-based Montessori program in Napa California. The Head of School is AMI trained with over 20 years experience and is dedicated to following AMI principles. We are opening our second primary classroom with 12 three year olds moving up from our AMI led toddler class and are in need of an AMI trained Primary Guide.
Our school sits on one acre of beautiful rural land and is next to hiking trails and a working farm.
If you love organic gardening, yoga and a rich cultural curriculum around the seasons and the food we eat, please consider this wonderful opportunity. We are looking for an innovative individual who wants to help us create a beautiful school.
Napa Valley is a wonderful small community of 77,000 people. We are 45 minutes away from Berkeley and Marin County and only an hour away from San Francisco and Oakland. Of course we are also in the most beautiful wine country in the world. Our climate is Mediterranean with cool wet winters and dry hot summers. The area abounds with festivals, art and culture. It is the best of all worlds.

Toddler/ A to I Teacher

Posted on March 10, 2014

Webster Montessori School is looking for an AMI trained Directress in the Fall of 2014 to lead an established Toddler/A to I (18 – 36 months) classroom.
Webster Montessori School is a diverse and growing school located in Webster NY a suburb of upstate Rochester NY. Our school was founded in 1967 and offers an AMI curriculum for children 18 months to 12 years of age. Our comprehensive offerings for families include before and after school care, after school enrichment programs, as well as a summer program. Please visit our website to learn more about our school.
We offer a competitive salary, paid vacation, and benefits as well as a staff tuition discount. Interested applicants please email a resume to Jacqueline Griebel at; mail to Webster Montessori School, 1310 Five Mile Line Road, Webster, NY 14580; or fax to 585-347-0057.

Primary Guide ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted March 7, 2014

We are seeking a Primary Guide to join our school!
Little Stars Montessori is looking for someone to join our wonderful team, and help provide children with a great environment to learn and grow. Our ideal candidate will have had prior experience teaching in a classroom and hold a Primary AMI Diploma.
We have an immediate opening for a full time or part time teacher. Please send your resume to
Thank you!

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist ~ Portland, Oregon

Posted on March 5, 2014

The Portland Montessori School is currently seeking a Full-Time Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to provide front desk coverage and administrative support to the school. Other duties include program registration, ordering, staff scheduling and maintaining school records.
Must have:
-A.A. Degree, 2 or more years of administrative/secretarial experience and 6 or more months experience with children ages 3-6 in a qualified childcare facility.
-Strong knowledge of MS Office (including MS Word, Outlook and Excel) and database software, InResonance desirable.
-Demonstrated skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with parents, students, staff and the public in a school setting.
-Experience in a Montessori school preferred.
-Must be punctual, organized and a team player.
Interested and qualified candidates, please email resume and cover letter to

Lower Elementary AMI Guide ~ Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted on March 5, 2014

Now in its 38th year, Lake Country School, Montessori Learning Environments, seeks an AMI-trained elementary guide for one of three lower elementary classrooms. We are a well-established Montessori school serving 300+ students ages 3-14. Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, we serve as a dynamic and authentic Montessori learning community, supported by a collegial, creative, dedicated, and experienced teaching and administrative staff, with a rural campus that offers land-based educational experiences for our students and families. In addition, we offer a variety of professional development opportunities, complete environments, and a competitive salary with excellent benefits. This full-time position begins August 20, 2014 and applications are being accepted through March 21, 2014. Cover letter and resume may be directed to: Paulette Zoë, Principal, Lake Country School, 3755 Pleasant Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55409 or For more information, we encourage you to peruse our website.

Director, Primary, Toddler & Infant Guides ~ Woodstock, GA

Posted on March 5, 2014

AMA is searching for talented experienced guides and Director to join our talented staff. We are located in Woodstock GA on 7 acres in close proximity to Atlanta. The successful candidates will be creative, enthusiastic and with a lot of passion for children. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Elaine Torres Feinblum to Wages are competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Upper Elementary Guide ~ Bainbridge Island, Washington

Posted on February 27, 2014

We are searching for a talented, experienced teacher to join our staff as an Upper Elementary guide beginning August, 2014. MCS is a well-established school, located on a picturesque island in Puget Sound, with easy access to both pristine wilderness and the city of Seattle. Qualified applicants will have 9-12 certification with either AMS or AMI. The successful candidate will be a creative, enthusiastic educator who exhibits a willingness to work collaboratively with our talented staff. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to Meghan Skotheim, Head of School, 10994 Arrow Point Dr. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Co-Teacher/ Guide (Primary Level) ~ Hillsboro, Oregon

Posted on February 27, 2014

Montessori Primary Level Training completed, CPR & First Training, Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Completed, some experience working with young children. 

We are looking for a team player who can demonstrate skills and abilities that are valuable to our Montessori Community. 
• Active, Energetic and Observant: Being able to swiftly practice the rule of SIPDE ( Scan, identify, Predict, decide and execute in the room full of preschoolers. 
• Compassionate and Respectful: Able to identify children’s needs and meet those needs gently and gracefully. 
• Committed to Excellence: Work towards perfection and enhance the environment for children. 
• Compassionate, respectful, considerate and firm towards all especially children. Communicates with children effectively and recognizes their needs and meet those needs with respect and patience. 
• Honest and diligent with the administration about any and all incidents and occurrences to contribute to a peaceful and competent program
• Competent in the job and reliable for school staff members. 

Please email for

Lead Elementary Teacher, 6 - 12 ~ Fairbanks, Alaska

Posted on February 27, 2014

Spruce Tree Montessori School is accepting resumes from adventurous individuals for the position of Lead Elementary Teacher. Optimal candidate has at least three years classroom experience, knowledge of curriculum management, and excellent parent relations skills. AMS 6 - 9, 9 - 12 or AMI 6 - 12 certification required.

AMI Upper Elementary Guide & Primary Guide ~ Farmington Hills , Michigan

Posted on February 27, 2014

The Maria Montessori Center seeks to hire a guide to lead an Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6) classroom during the 2014-2015 school year. 
Students in this classroom have completed our school’s AMI Primary and Lower Elementary programs. The classroom is currently run via a traditional educational approach. We want to start the process of transforming it into a prepared Montessori environment.

Elementary candidates must have an AMI Elementary Diploma. This position is ideal for motivated, joy-filled, self-directed learners who are flexible team-players/leaders. Starting date is August 2014.

Primary candidates must have the AMI primary diploma and should be self-motivated learners, effective communicators, and flexible team-players.

Our school is located in the family-friendly and ethnically diverse suburban community of Farmington Hills,Michigan. The school has an environment that fosters learning; personal and professional growth; building strong relationships with children and families that extend across several generations. We offer competitive salaries, a benefits package including health insurance, and excellent working conditions. 

Candidates should send their cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: 

Mr. Shatomi Kerbawy, Head of School at

Childhood Educator, PT & FT ~ DuPont, Washington

Posted on February 27, 2014

Children’s Village Montessori School is seeking a bright, energetic, and dedicated teacher for our Early Childhood classroom (3 to 7 year-old). 
Recent graduates and student interns are encouraged to apply, as our experienced teachers are trained by a MACTE-accredited teachers’ education program and are willing to mentor. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively with staff and parents, dedicated to Montessori standards, have excellent communication and classroom management skills, and a passion for working with children. Previous teaching experience is preferred. 
Our small Montessori School is an independent school located between Tacoma and Olympia in Washington state, offering both AM and PM classes. Both part-time and full-time positions are being considered. Wages are competitive and dependent upon education and experience. 
Qualified candidates must have a passion for Montessori excellence and have a true belief that every child can benefit from a Montessori education. 
Please send cover letter and resume to
*We are not accepting phone calls at this time*

Montessori Director/Directress ~ United Kingdom

Posted on February 25, 2014

Leavesden Montessori House and Sitara Toto Montessori have vacancies for the following team members:
•Experienced Montessori Director/Directress minimum 5 years teaching experience
•Newly qualified Montessori Director/Directress
•0-3 assistant for the toddler class ages 1-3
Based in Watford and Borehamwood, minutes away from London.
Fully committed, enthusiastic hardworking individuals required.
Need to have a Positive, reflective and flexible attitude
Working knowledge of the application of Montessori principles
EYFS knowledge
EU applications considered
Recruitment is done throughout the year. Additional details upon receipt of application.
Sitara Toto Montessori:
Leavesden Montesori House:
01923 801331/07962058712

AMI Elementary & Middle School Teachers ~ Tokyo, Japan

Posted on January 12, 2014

The Montessori School of Tokyo (MST), is seeking to fill one position in a Lower Elementary classroom and also for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to guide the establishment of our Middle School programme.

MST offers AMI trained candidates an opportunity to join a dynamic and international learning community. (Middle School candidates must have attended, or be willing to attend in 2014, the Adolescent Orientation course.)
Situated in the heart of Tokyo, MST is a close-knit community of over 100 families with a Toddler through Upper Elementary enrolment (soon to include Middle School). Our truly international school represents over 30 countries and we enjoy a vibrant parent community and an experienced and diverse faculty, contributing to the cultural, recreational and educational enrichment of life at MST.
Accredited by the International Montessori Council and a member of the Japan Council of International Schools, MST offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a supportive work environment with regular professional development opportunities. Our core values of Confidence, Respect & Compassion, guide our interactions throughout the community.
Qualified candidates should forward their resume/CV to Detailed job descriptions are available upon request. For more information about MST, please visit our website at

Elementary Lead Teacher ~ Alpharetta, Georgia

Posted on February 12, 2014

Crabapple Montessori School, in its 12th year of operation, seeks an AMI certified Elementary teacher. The school offers competitive salary, excellent benefits package, and staff development opportunities. The school has two Toddler, four Primary and one Elementary class.

An experienced Adolescent Practitioner ~ Damascus, Oregon

Posted on February 13, 2014

Lewis and Clark Montessori Charter School in the picturesque Damascus, Oregon

Opened in school year 2013-14 with a small cohort of Montessori elementary-experienced 7th graders, the Montessori Adolescent Corps program will expand to include 8th grade next year. LCMCS is situated in a rural location with close, easy accessibility to Portland. The adolescents actively work land nearby where year-round farming is possible, and orchard and livestock development is anticipated. Micro-economy opportunities abound. We collaborate with local community organizations for service opportunities in the school environs, and easy access to the Portland Metro area also provides ample opportunities for cultural, historic and natural experiences.

You will join a thriving community of primary, elementary and adolescent program guides who are excited to work in the public sector while representing a diverse community. Administration is Montessori-trained and highly experienced. A happy and committed parent body gladly and fully supports the work of the school.

Qualifications: Montessori-trained at the elementary and/or NAMTA Orientation to Adolescence levels and 5+ years teaching experience preferred. State teaching credential at the middle school level is a requirement. Farming, gardening, and experiential education experience highly desirable. Must be a self-starter, and also possess qualities of organization, inspiration, willingness to educate parents as well as adolescents, and ability to create and nurture community. Competitive salary and great benefit package are offered.

Apply/More Information: Please send resume to the Executive Director, Melissa Harbert, at

AMI Primary, Elementary Guides & Adolescent Guide ~ Hartford, CT

Posted on February 12, 2014

Take this opportunity to join our growing Montessori community dedicated to social reform in making Montessori education accessible to more children. Fisher Montessori seeks AMI Primary, Elementary, and Adolescent guides dedicated to authentic Montessori practice in a public school setting.

In 2012, Annie Fisher Montessori was awarded “recognition” by AMI/USA, an acknowledgment of the highest quality program implementation at both primary and elementary levels. The school has well-equipped classrooms, AMI trained leadership, AMI Montessori coaches, a supportive community, and proximity to an AMI Training Center.

We offer excellent salaries, benefits, and opportunities for professional development. Primary and Elementary applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and an AMI diploma with a minimum 3 years classroom experience. Preference to Adolescent applicants who have taken the AMI Orientation to Adolescent Studies and have teaching experience.

Toddler Lead Guide ~ Bainbridge Island, WA

Posted on February 11, 2014 

Montessori Country School on Bainbridge Island, Washington, is an independent school serving children from 18 months to 12 years. Located in Puget Sound, we are 8 miles west of downtown Seattle. The island is accessible by ferryboat and a bridge to the Olympic Peninsula. Bainbridge Island hosts a rich arts community and easy access to outdoor experiences.

Montessori Country School is celebrating its 41st year. We have one toddler class, four primary classes, a lower elementary, and an upper elementary. Currently on two campuses, we are in the process of designing a combined campus to serve the needs of all programs. We are an inclusive and supportive community of life-long learners and dedicated Montessorians.

We are seeking a Toddler Guide for our well-established Toddler program. Ideal candidates for this position would be organized, flexible, confident, independent, and collaborative. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and AMS or AMI certification.

For more information about our school, please visit our website

Lead Guide, Lower Elementary ~ Squamish, British Columbia, Canada

Posted on February 5, 2014

Lower Elementary Guide in a growing school and community. We are a strong AMI school that allows teachers almost full autonomy in their classrooms.
Required qualifications - AMI diploma & must be ble to qualify for British Columbia Independent School Teacher Certificate.
We compensate our teachers competitively, offer a respectable benefits plan and pay for the BC medical service plan.

AMI Lead Guides , A to I, Primary, & Elementary ~ Vienna, Virginia

Posted on January 27, 2014

Fiore Montessori School is an AMI recognized school located in the vibrant Northern VA in Vienna (#3 on best places to live 2013), very close to the amazing attractions of the nation's capital.

For 2014-15 (starting summer/fall), we invite applications from AMI trained guides for A2I, primary and elementary classrooms to support our growing school. Experienced as well as new teachers are welcome.

Please email your details to and ask to meet us at the AMI Refresher conference, if you will be there.
Sandeep Lohia
Phone: 703-319-2069

Toddler Guide ~ Dallas, Texas

Posted on January 27, 2014

East Dallas Community Schools is a network of high impact Montessori schools serving primarily low income families in the metropolitan Dallas area. Our mission is to transform the way children are educated through two core commitments: start young and involve parents. Our schools are dynamic communities of learning and practice, based on deep respect for the developmental process and meaningful connections between faculty, staff and families, as well as with the wider community that surrounds our schools.

Specifically, we are looking for exceptional individuals to join our Bachman Lake Community School (BLCS) team. BLCS educates parents of children from pregnancy to age five through individualized home visits and model Montessori toddler environments. Funded in part through Early Head Start and located in one of the most vulnerable neighborhoods in Dallas, BLCS is a year-round program serving a community composed predominantely of recent immigrants. BLCS implements high quality bilingual Montessori while meeting federal and local policies and performance standards. BLCS is honored to have been selected as an Educateurs sans Frontieres (EsF) site.

Toddler Guide
Responsibilities: To lead a Montessori class for children ages 15 to 36 months, includes providing parent education home visits to a small number of families

Requirements: Fluency in English and Spanish; Early Childhood education degree or Child Development Associate credential (or willingness to obtain); legal work status in the U.S.; Assistants to Infancy Montessori certification (or willingness to obtain).

Program Director ~ Dallas, Texas

Posted January 27, 2014

East Dallas Community Schools is a network of high impact Montessori schools serving primarily low income families in the metropolitan Dallas area. Our mission is to transform the way children are educated through two core commitments: start young and involve parents. Our schools are dynamic communities of learning and practice, based on deep respect for the developmental process and meaningful connections between faculty, staff and families, as well as with the wider community that surrounds our schools.

EDCS is currently expanding. Specifically, we are looking for exceptional individuals to join our Bachman Lake Community School (BLCS) team. BLCS educates parents of children from pregnancy to age five through individualized home visits and model Montessori toddler environments. Funded in part through Early Head Start and located in one of the most vulnerable neighborhoods in Dallas, BLCS is a year-round program serving a community composed predominantely of recent immigrants. BLCS implements high quality bilingual Montessori while meeting federal and local policies and performance standards. BLCS is honored to have been selected as an Educateurs sans Frontieres (EsF) site.

Program Director
Responsibilities: Working in partnership with the EDCS Leadership Team, the Program Director oversees a staff of 35 parent educators, Montessori guides, auxilary service providers, and support staff, who, together, ensure excellent, fully implemented Montessori education for children and their families. Core duties include managing multiple funding streams and regulatory requirements and monitoring expectations associated with federal Early Head Start funding, foundation grants, and private giving.

Requirements: Human services program management experience; bachelor's degree; excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge and appreciation of Montessori educational system; legal work status in the U.S.

Primary Guides ~ Fort Collins, Colorado

Posted on January 27, 2014

Fort Collins Montessori School, Fort Collins, Colorado’s first public Montessori school, will open in September 2014. Our Founding Team is seeking experienced Montessorians committed to social reform to launch Fort Collins’ first public Montessori option. When fully enrolled, the school will serve 250 children between the ages of three and 15.

Fort Collins Montessori seeks 3 Primary Guides for the 2014-2015 school year.
Qualifications: Montessori Primary credential and eligible for Colorado State Certification in Early Childhood Education.

Principal - Montessori 6-12 ~ Jakarta, Indonesia

Posted on January 27, 2014

JOB TITLE: Principal Montessori 6 - 12
REPORTS TO: Board of Directors
SUPERVISES: Students and all teachers of the school


The school Principal serves as the educational leader, responsible for managing the
policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe
traditional Montessori learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission
of the school.

Achieving social and academic excellence requires that the school Principal work collaboratively to
direct and nurture all members of the school staff hired by the Board of Directors and to
communicate effectively with parents. Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for
scheduling, curriculum development, extracurricular activities, personnel management,
emergency procedures, and facility operations.

With this in mind, Green Montessori School (GMS) seamlessly applies a highly effective Montessori approach as its main foundation. Guided closely by Montessori approach, all of our curriculums, teachers, activities, and environments are carefully designed to develop children’s lifelong desire for learning. As Montessori method is student-centered, we customize our approach to suit each student’s interest and pace.

Lead Guide, Madison, Wisconsin

Posted on January 23, 2014

Isthmus Montessori Academy is looking for AMI trained 0-3 and AMI trained 3-6 lead guides to join our dedicated team. Our school community fosters genuine passion for lifelong learning, independence, productivity, and we work to promote peace throughout our classrooms, our neighborhood, and the world. Our educators are full of heart and enthusiasm, our families are supportive and committed, and we are looking to expand our family.
Interviews will be held through the month of February and decisions will be made in March 2014. Please contact the Head of School to schedule an interview via phone or in person. We look forward to meeting you!