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

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Head of School ~ Corvallis, OR, USA

POSTED ON oct 11, 2016

Corvallis Montessori School, an AMI-recognized school, is seeking a Head of School for Fall 2017. Celebrating its 50th year of Montessori education in 2017, CMS is a well-established AMI-recognized school with two Toddler and three Primary classrooms, and an Elementary 6-12. CMS is located in beautiful and friendly Corvallis, Oregon, a vibrant college town located in the Willamette Valley – an hour’s drive to the Pacific Coast, an hour and a half from Portland, and two hours from the Cascade Mountains and high desert. AMI Certification in Primary or Elementary strongly preferred. Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resumes to the Head of School Search Committee at

School website:

Primary Assistant ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON oct 11, 2016

The Montessori Children’s House (located just south of Downtown Portland on the river) is seeking applicants for classroom assistant.

We have bright and beautiful classrooms, both toddler and primary level, a friendly staff, good enrollment, financial stability. We’re in a bustling new neighborhood with many urban amenities, noted for its international community. Buses, MAX, Portland Streetcar, and major bike routes converge in our neighborhood, making it a good commuter location.

Candidates will be enrolled in Oregon's Central Background Registry and have trained in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid and RRCAN, or be prepared to do so in the near future.

We offer competitive pay, health insurance and professional development.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to:

School website:

Primary Assistant ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON oct 11, 2016

Located on a beautiful six-acre campus just west of Portland with gardens and wooded trails, Montessori School of Beaverton was designed specifically to provide Montessori education for children 3-12 years old. MSB aligns strongly with AMI standards. Please visit our website at for more information about us.

MSB is accepting applications for a Primary Assistant (children 3-6 years) to begin January 3, 2017.  One of our current Primary Guides is expecting a baby in January, and the classroom assistant will be taking over as Lead Guide after winter break.  We are looking for an assistant who is passionate about the Montessori method, about education, and who is willing to learn.  We seek a candidate:

  • able to follow directions and take the initiative,
  • who will be on time and work hard,
  • who can maintain calm in frantic moments,
  • who has excellent internal self-control, aware of themselves and their own reactions,
  • who, above all, is gentle and respectful of the children.


Montessori training and experience are highly desirable, but it's more important that you see yourself in the description above.

All classroom assistants are expected to model respectful and positive behavior, ensure safety, oversee the activities of the children according to the specifications of the guide, conscientiously supervise children during arrival/dismissal times and recess, assist with record-keeping, and maintain an orderly and clean classroom.  The successful candidate is someone who feels joy in working with children, has a positive attitude, is patient, flexible, responsible, and is an excellent observer.

Compensation is dependent upon experience; medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement benefits are available.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm

Primary Guide ~ Albany, OR, USA

POSTED ON oct 5, 2016

Sundborn Children’s House has been the serving the local community since 1995, and is located in Albany, Oregon, 10 miles from Oregon State University and about an hour from Oregon’s beautiful Pacific coast. Our inviting campus has two Primary classrooms. We are looking for a full time AMI-trained Montessori Primary guide to join our growing staff this year. Qualified candidates with or without teaching experience are welcome to apply immediately. We offer competitive pay and benefits along with a supportive work environment.

Sundborn Children’s House is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a collaborative faculty. If you are interested in joining our established school, please send a cover letter, resume and references to: for consideration.

School website:

Head of School ~ Mission Viejo, CA, USA

POSTED ON Oct 5, 2016

Mission Montessori has an immediate opening for an experienced, passionate visionary and leader with a deep respect for the Montessori philosophy. We are a lovely established Montessori school just entering our 7th school year serving approximately 100 families of children from infancy through kindergarten (primary).

The successful applicant will oversee the day to day operations including admissions and parent relationships, staffing, training and continued parent/teacher education.

In addition, have excellent communication and writing skills, be self-motivated and have full understanding of early childhood education, infant/toddler development and the Montessori philosophy.

Position Requires:
Montessori Teaching Diploma AMI or AMS (Infancy or Primary Level)
Minimum of 4 years Teaching Experience
Undergraduate Degree

Benefits include 4+ weeks PTO, Medical, Cell Phone Reimbursement & Generous Tuition Discount. Salary Range $50k-$68k DOE (experience/education). Head of school/director will work closely with assistant director and executive director. Interested applicants should email their cover letter, resume, and references. Please visit our website at for more information.


A to I Guide ~ Mission Viejo, CA, USA

POSTED ON Oct 5, 2016

Mission Montessori is seeking an A to I GUIDE to help establish our newly developed toddler community. We are seeking a confident guide, dedicated to the philosophy as we make the transition from an infant/toddler program to an 18 month-3 year old community. Available immediately.

Hours are 7:30-3:30 or 8:00-4:00 with one hour of classroom prep time. Benefits include health, cell phone reimbursement, 4+ weeks paid time off annually. Salary range $3300-$3800 DOE

School website:

Assistant Toddler Teachers ~ West Linn, OR, USA

POSTED ON SEP 30, 2016

We're hiring two Assistant Toddler Teachers at Cascade Summit Montessori School. Our school is nestled in the foothills of the Cascadia mountain range in beautiful West Linn, OR, just 20 minutes south of Portland, OR.

Our thoughtful and talented teachers must be enrolled in the Oregon criminal registry and be willing and able to complete the safety set requirements of CPR/First Aid, Food Handlers, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and neglect. Our company offers health benefits to full time employees and paid PTO hours.

School website:

Primary Guide ~ Casablanca, Morocco

POSTED ON SEP 30, 2016

Ecole Montessori Casablanca is the first vibrant community of AMI professionals in Morocco. 100% of our teaching staff is AMI trained, guides and assistants.

Our classrooms are fully equipped with the best quality materials within a prestigious building. We offer professional development through our yearly consultations by AMI consultants and trainers.

We have an immediate primary position available starting October 2016. We are seeking a cheerful, enthusiastic, and creative individual with a strong understanding of and deep commitment to AMI principles. Experience is preferred, but new graduates will be considered. Successful candidates must be fluent in English. We provide a competitive salary, paid travel, health insurance, visa and housing assistance. 

Interested in contributing to this pioneer Montessori institution in Morocco?
Forward your resume and a letter of interest to:
Aicha Sajid, Head of School
Facebook – Ecole Montessori Casablanca

School website:

Montessori Coach/Education Coordinator ~ Denver, CO, USA

POSTED ON SEP 30, 2016

The Montessori Coach and Education Coordinator will mentor the Family Star teaching team and use programmatic data to provide quality assurance oversight to ensure that program delivery meets educational standards and aligns with Montessori principles. 

The position is ideal for an AMI Montessori certified professional with a Bachelor's degree in education who has preschool teaching experience and is ready to assume a role in administration. 

The Montessori Coach and Education Coordinator will assure fidelity to Family Star’s educational model in both the home-based and center-based programs. This position works collaboratively with the leaders of Family Star’s center-based and home-based programs, as well as Family Star educators to continually develop Family Star as a quality early childhood education program that implements authentic Montessori principles. The Montessori Coach and Education Coordinator provides coaching, professional development and other support to help educators implement educational guidelines, procedures and practices to achieve the highest educational standards. This role also provides guidance and feedback to Family Star educators, staff, leaders and decision-makers regarding strategic direction and program activities. The Montessori Coach and Education Coordinator also uses various types of programmatic data to provide quality assurance oversight for all programs, and ensures that program delivery meets the highest educational standards and aligns with Montessori principles.

More about Family Star-- Family Star is a nationally recognized and unique program that implements an authentic and inclusive Montessori philosophy for ages 2 months to 6 years of age. It is one of the only programs in the US that offer authentic Montessori education to primarily low income and at-risk children, and it has been selected as one of four exemplary early education programs in the US to be studied for purposes of replication. 

As a Head Start program, we are able to fulfill our mission of ensuring that the children who can benefit the most have access to the best program. Enhanced by a unique array of family services, and supported by partnerships between parents and teachers, Family Star is leading a movement to educate the human potential. We have a positive student and staff culture, passionate commitment to authentic Montessori education and a warm, supportive parent-staff community. 

Family Star will offer relocation assistance to candidates outside of Colorado.

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education or related field required, Master’s degree preferred. 
• AMI Montessori certification. Expertise in Montessori philosophy and practice.
• At least 5 years working with children 0-6.
• Must be a highly motivated team player with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Passionate about educating young minds and strengthening families and building community. 
• Demonstrated appreciation of diversity and support for social justice efforts.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to coach and mentor adults.
• Flexibility to make thoughtful decisions in an evolving, multi-faceted environment with fluctuating demands.
• Ability to understand and use programmatic data to improve program quality. 
• Must have oral and written proficiency in the English language. Bilingual (Spanish/English preferred).
• Must be able to work the hours of the position based on the organization’s needs, including willingness to participate in school after-hours events, as needed. 
• Must have working knowledge of computers and be adept in commonly used software for email, internet, word processing, data collection, entry and analysis.

Family Star has retained National Recruiting Solutions to manage recruitment for this important position. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to: Joanne Bennett,


POSTED ON SEP 20, 2016

The Montessori School was founded in 2004 by a nonprofit board, after the closing of Montessori World of Children, to keep the vision of Montessori education alive in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Montessori School has grown to include 4 toddler classes, 4 preschool classes, a full elementary (grades 1-5), and a middle school (grades 6, 7, and 8), with a total enrollment of 235. The Board of Directors is seeking a Head of School, after the announced retirement of its current leader.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, enthusiastic and well-organized leader. The Essential Functions of this position include, but are not limited to:

1. Board Interaction – attends meetings, communicating relevant information to the Board and faculty;
2. Constituent Relations – interacts with alumni, parents and the community, to build relationships and strengthen ties;
3. Enrollment – collaborates with Board and faculty, to meet enrollment objectives;
4. Faculty and Staff – crafts and administers programs, processes and standards, to direct team in professional development and performance goals;
5. Finance – prepares and provides oversight for budget;
6. Fundraising – cultivates and solicits support, through planning of efforts and events;
7. Institutional Image – develops branding, represents the School and educates the public on its mission and programs;
8. Organization – fosters smooth internal operations and nurtures the management team;
9. Planning and Analysis – conducts and implements strategic planning;
10. Program and Service Support – works with staff to create a safe, clean and effective program; and
11. Programs – oversees design and administration of student programs, to satisfy objectives of strategic plan.


  • Education: Minimum Bachelor’s in a related field. (A Master of Business Administration degree will be preferred.)
  • Employment: Minimum 10 years of extensive administration and supervisory experience
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written skills
  • Fiduciary: Possess a basic knowledge of accounting practices and have an overall understanding of mathematics to perform simple financial duties
  • Reasoning: Ability to analyze and make autonomous decisions, with accountability
  • Relational: Adept at interacting with Board, faculty, parents, donors and community

Qualified candidate will be subjected to a comprehensive background check, including extensive references and a drug screen.
Please submit the following three documents to

  • cover letter, highlighting the one Requirement (from above) you believe is your greatest asset;
  • your resume; and
  • an essay stating which four Essential Functions (from above) are most important to you and why (no more than 300 words).

School website:

Assistant Forest School Teacher ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON SEP 23, 2016

Do you love working with kids? Do you consider yourself an explorer? Are you happiest when you get to spend time everyday in nature--rain or shine? If so, you might be the perfect fit for Into the Woods, Portland’s newest Forest Preschool. We're looking for an assistant teacher to help lead our new forest-based educational program, which will begin November 1st.

About you:
-You have experience with--and enjoy!--working with kids, especially the little ones. Our program focuses on ages 3.5-5.5 years old, with a teacher-student ratio of 1:6
-You’re happy outside no matter the weather! We bring our students outside year round, be it rain or snow or clear blue skies!
-You believe that education is a process of co-discovery, not a top-down affair
-You have a driver's license and have--or are willing to obtain--a commercial driver’s license to help drive our minibus (must be 25 or older)
-You have, or are willing to acquire current: OR Registry Background Check, Child First Aid/CPR Certification, and Food Handlers Card
-You are able to lift up to 50 lbs

About the position:
-This is a full-time, year-round, 40 hours/week position currently based out of NE Portland (Alameda)
-Competitive wage
-We offer 5 weeks paid vacation per year
-Paid sick days
-Paid daily prep time
-Great health care, including vision and dental benefits
-Sponsored continuing education opportunities
-Begins Nov. 1st

If this sounds like a good fit, please send an email with a cover letter, resume, and 3 work-related references to Zack at ZEBraunstein [AT] Gmail [DOT] Com

We look forward to speaking with you!

Montessori Teacher ~ Port Orchard, WA, USA

POSTED ON SEP 23, 2016

Sidney Glen Elementary School

We are looking to hire a teacher who has experience as a Montessori teacher, or a certificated classroom teacher who may want to get a free Montessori education. What I mean by this is we have a teacher who must resign and has begun taking Montessori classes that our district is paying for. These classes can be "assumed" by an incoming teacher if the interest is there. We would be very excited to invite a teacher who has Montessori experience to an informal interview. Our school has just begun the Montessori journey. All 4 of our kindergartens have begun this year and we have two 1st-2nd combo classes with 20 students in each class. We are a fantastic school community to work in ... check out our website to see our beliefs. I especially invite you to read my article under "Principal's Corner". Contact me for more information!

Jason Shdo
Sidney Glen Elementary School
South Kitsap School District

School website:

Part-time Children's House Assistant ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON SEP 20, 2016

Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI-recognized Montessori school serving 170 children in John’s Landing, has an immediate opening for a part-time Classroom Assistant working with children from 3 to 6 years old.

Duties: Support the Montessori-trained Lead Guide and Assistant Guide with a group of up to 25 children ages 3 to 6 years. Duties include supporting children’s independent activity, assisting in the bathroom, supervising on the playground, cleaning and maintaining the environment, and providing breaks for other staff members.

Hours: 3:30pm to 5:30pm daily, year round


Experience (and delight in!) working with young children
Compassionate communication style and positive attitude
Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to meet Office of Child Care Aide II requirements
Compensation: $13.50/hour starting

Please send your cover letter and resume to Emma Pribnow, Children's House and AYM Program Director, at:

School website:

Assistant to Primary Aftercare ~ Seattle, WA, USA

POSTED ON SEP 20, 2016

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you have experience caring for young children, ages 2 1/2 to 6 years old? At Pacific Crest School, we create a peaceful, engaging Montessori environment that nurtures the child's natural love of work, life, discovery, and independence. Come join our team of dedicated staff and AMI trained teachers as we feed the fires of intelligence, creativity and love in every child.

Details about this position:

Primary Teachers' Assistant, serving children age 2 1/2 to 6 years old, Monday - Friday, 11 AM to 6 PM.

Under the direction of the Lead Aftercare Guide and the children's classroom teachers, the Aftercare assistant prepares and maintains the classroom and materials; shares the responsibility for the safety and physical well-being of the children; assists with projects and outings; attends occasional staff meetings and trainings; and models integrity, curiosity, and respect for the Montessori approach to development and to all children and adults in our community.

What your job will entail:

Observe children, with our support and direction, to determine where you can help them to grow and contribute to the group with independence
Plan and prepare a daily snack for the children and clean up (children may be involved in both the preparation and the clean up)
Help maintain the Montessori "Prepared Environment" by cleaning and arranging materials
Schedule and lead children's outings to local libraries and parks
Drive our large, 10 passenger school vans
Oversee after school activities like arts and crafts, outdoor play, etc...

The ideal candidate:

Has experience with Primary age students (3-6 years old)
Has some Montessori knowledge or a desire to learn and adopt new ways of interacting with children, guided by our training and feedback
Has a joyful disposition and a love of working with children of this age
Has gentle but firm classroom management skills
Is an excellent communicator
Has the ability to interact with parents and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, and confident manner
Has some flexibility with hours and scheduling
Is patient with children and creative (You may have to come up with games or crafts on the spot)
Has experience leading children in outdoor games, sports, gardening, skits, music, art or cooking

Position Starts: As soon as possible

School website:

Infant and Toddler Assistant ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON SEP 20, 2016

Child's View Montessori School is an ever expanding year-round Montessori program serving children age 3 months through 9 years old in Southwest Portland. We adhere to Maria Montessori's philosophy of following the needs and development of the individual child. We are currently looking for 2 reliable, nurturing and energetic people to fill a full-time assistant and a part-time aftercare assistant position. Our aftercare position comes with the opportunity for substitute hours in both our Primary (ages 3-6) and Infant-Toddler (3 months-3 years) communities. This is an entry-level position that offers room to grow within our community along with continual onsite training and professional development.

Warm and friendly attitude with children, parents and staff in our community
Experience working with children ages birth through 3 years
Ability to lift up to 30lbs and move up and down from the floor with the children
Comfortable spending 1-2 hours outside daily even in the rain (we really go outside every day!!)

Additionally, must register with Oregon Central Background Registry before employment starts (if not done so already):

Within 30 days of employment the following needs to be completed (if not done so already):
Food Handlers Card
CPR/First Aid Certification
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect Training
Online Basic Health and Safety Training

Please email your resume and cover letter as we need to fill these positions immediately! Looking forward to speaking with you soon!

School website:

PreSchool Teacher (Part-time) ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON SEP 20, 2016

Hancock Street Preschool is seeking a teacher for its three-year-old class which meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

The position begins August 2017, with some additional duties and training prior to August.

Hancock Street Preschool is a cooperative preschool for three and four-year-old children located in Northeast Portland at Hancock & 16th Ave. As a cooperative school, HSP is a non-profit organization run by a parent community that is involved in decision-making, helps in the classroom and provides other support to ensure the school’s operations. Hancock Street Preschool is dedicated to excellence in early childhood education, providing a developmentally appropriate, play-based curriculum with meaningful real-world experiences.

If interested and qualified to work with both parents and preschool children in a cooperative setting, please go to our website to apply...

For further information, please email You may also submit materials by mail to: Hancock Street Preschool, attn: Hiring Committee, 1624 NE Hancock Street, Portland, OR 97212.

All application materials must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 1st, 2016.

Part-Time Toddler Assistant ~ West Linn, OR, USA

POSTED ON SEP 16, 2016

SunGarden Montessori Children’s House is expanding its 35-year old Children’s House program to include a small toddler program, starting between November 2016 and January 2017. We are seeking a part-time assistant to join our Guide and a community of six to eight 18-36 month old children.

Start date of position based on program start date; to be more closely determined by October. Hours are 8:00-1:00, all school days. Salary is based on training and experience. Benefits include an annual professional development fund and paid days off.

Position Requirements for the role includes:
- Candidate must have understanding and experience working with children of this age, and previous Montessori classroom experience is required.
- Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
- Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is an AMI-recognized program that currently provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 2 ½ - 6. SunGarden has two classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment for the children, and a staff deeply committed to joyfully supporting the growth and individuality of every child.

Please submit letters of interest and resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton at For more information about our school, please visit our website at

Primary Guide ~ Bozeman, MT, USA

POSTED ON SEP 16, 2016

Bozeman Montessori is seeking a Primary (ages 3-6) level AMI certified Lead Montessori Guide to join our dynamic and committed staff. Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials, and is competitive with schools in the area.If you possess a sincere commitment to building and directing a quality Montessori environment, offering support and guidance to parents, and collaborating with experienced and caring colleagues, please consider joining our community. The right candidate should possess maturity, dedication, high integrity, good judgment, ability to self-reflect as a member of the teaching staff, and the courage to grow as an educational leader. We seek individuals with a clear understanding of Montessori ideals, deep knowledge of the development of children, and the classroom management and communication skills that nurture self-discipline, order, and confidence in young students. We can offer you a rewarding experience in a growing and diverse Montessori school.

All applications considered. Current Trainees are encouraged to apply for post graduation employment (summer/fall 2017/2018 school year )

School website:

Substitutes needed ~ ORegon, USA

POSTED ON SEP 12, 2016

The Oregon Montessori Assocation is updating the Substitute Teacher List which is available to member schools.  Those interested in being listed as On Call Substitutes must be currently enrolled in the Oregon Central Background Registry, have experience working in a Montessori classroom environment, and submit the following information:

  • Contact info — Name, email & phone number
  • Oregon Registry # & Enrollment Dates
  • Availability —
    • days & times
    • as Teacher (MUST be Montessori credentialed) or Assistant
    • Infant/Toddler, Primary or Elementary
  • Montessori training
  • Montessori experience (short summary)

Please just submit the above information (not full resume).  Individual schools will require additional information.  This is just to be listed as a potential sub.

Send to:

Elementary Aftercare (15hrs/week) ~ Portland, OR, USA


Childpeace Montessori School seeks candidates for an Elementary Program Aftercare Assistant. This position will begin immediately and is a 10 month school-year position. Applicants are invited to send a cover letter in email text with resume attached to Please state in the email subject line that you are applying for the Elementary Program Assistant position. 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 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 6:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. The Aftercare Assistant helps maintain the aftercare environment. Our ideal candidate has a background working with and supervising children, ability and interest in supporting a range of engaging afternoon activities, and strong communication and collaboration skills. The wage range for this position begins at $14.00/hour. Additional hours may be available to candidates also interested in joining our substitute pool.

As mandated by the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC), 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) as well as taking First-Aid/CPR training.

Primary Guide ~ Beaverton, OR, USA


Sunshine Montessori School has been the serving the local community since 1995, and is located close to Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton. We currently have 4 primary classrooms and are looking for a qualified Montessori guide to join our growing staff. Qualified candidates with or without teaching experience are welcome to apply. We offer competitive pay and benefits along with a supportive work environment. Please email your resume and a brief cover letter to for consideration.

School website:

Spanish Teacher ~ PORTLAND, OR, USA


Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI-recognized school serving 170 children from toddler through upper elementary in the John’s Landing neighborhood of SW Portland, is seeking an experienced, native-speaking Spanish Teacher to join our community. The position begins immediately.

The Spanish Teacher typically works 8:00am-3:00pm school days (plus occasional additional evening/weekend hours), providing Spanish enrichment to all of our classrooms each week. Duties include, but are not limited to, collaborating with the guides to develop and implement a Montessori Spanish curriculum, presenting Spanish-language and cultural lessons, teaching songs, preparing materials, supervising recess, leading small groups, and maintaining records.

• Native Spanish speaker strongly preferred
• Experience working with children, preferably in an educational context
• Deep understanding of the Montessori philosophy; Montessori training preferred
• Desire and ability to work with children ranging from 1-12 years old
• Open-mindedness and flexibility
• Clear and direct communication skills, both written and verbal
• Collaborative mindset and demonstrated ability to work well in a team
• Excellent time management skills and strong initiative
• Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
• Current CPR/First Aid, Food Handler’s, RRCAN

Compensation: Depends on experience and training. Benefits include medical, dental, and retirement.

If you are an enthusiastic, communicative, and organized team player who is looking to serve as an integral member of a thriving AMI-recognized Montessori community, and if you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume and cover letter to Francesca Lowes, Elementary Admissions and Program Director, at:

School website:



The Head of School at Whole Child Montessori Center is responsible for guiding our authentic AMI primary program. This is an opportunity to take the lead of a small school with a long history of financial stability, full enrollment, spectacular word of mouth and a supportive board.

To find out more about the job, please go to our website:

Primary Directeress/DIrector ~ Mesa, AZ, USA


Good Earth Montessori and GEM Charter School are a well-established school in downtown Mesa Arizona with 1 primary class and 1 lower elementary class. We have a wonderful campus with a well-established garden, 6 chickens and beautiful green landscaping as well as a xeriscape area. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, problem solving individual with great classroom management skills, AMI Primary Diploma, a couple of years experience preferred, a 4 year college degree, CPR and First Aid certification and an IVP Fingerprint Card. The owner is currently teaching the primary and has both AMI primary and Elementary certifications and 30 years experience. She will be available to help transition the class to the new teacher. We are a private school and a Charter School, you can check out our school at and on Facebook. We offer a competitive Salary, 401 (k), paid sick/personal time and health insurance allowance.

Please send resume to Nelleke van Savooyen at