Job Board

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

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School Support position ~ Portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JULY 1, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

www.westhills-montessori.com


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

POSTED ON JULY 1, 2015

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

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

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

For information, contact Andrea Corona: sanfelax@milwaukee.k12.wi.us,# 414-935-1405
More information about MPS:  www.milwaukee.k12.wi.us

www.milwaukee.k12.wi.us


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

POSTED ON JULY 1, 2015

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

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

www.pmmontessori.org


Lead Teacher - Elementary  ~ Miami, Florida, USA

POSTED ON JULY 1, 2015

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

Interested applicants should have the following:

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

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

Interested applicants should send their resume and a cover letter to: angela@laprimacasa.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.laprimacasa.com


substitute lower elementary guide ~ salem, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JULY 1, 2015

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

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

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

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Montessori classroom assistant ~ bend, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JULY 1, 2015

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

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

Bend Montessori School
PO Box 460
Bend, OR 97709

You may email application materials to info@bendmontessorischool.com.

www.bendmontessorischool.com


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

POSTED ON JUly 1, 2015

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

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

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

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Upper Elementary Asst., Phys. Ed. Specialist & Aftercare Asst. ~ portland, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 30, 2015

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

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

--Elementary Classroom Assistant/Upper Elementary (4th-6th grade): Full Time based on a 40-hour work week
The Elementary Classroom Assistant is a full-time support role in a Montessori community of 9-to 12-year-olds. Childpeace Classroom Assistants support the Head Teachers through support of individual students, administrative tasks, maintenance of the classroom environment, playground supervision and general tasks related to the well-being of the classroom community.  

Our ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree, possesses strong communication and organizational skills, has prior experience working with elementary age children, embraces professional teamwork and collaboration, and brings a positive and kind spirit to the important work of building relationships with students and colleagues. Art/music abilities or facility with Spanish language would be a plus. Salary for this position is $2,500/month.  

--Physical Education Specialist: 32.5 hours/week
The Physical Education Specialist researches, plans and delivers a quality physical education program appropriate to different developmental levels of students and in alignment with a Montessori approach to education. The PE Specialist offers formal physical education instruction to the Lower Elementary (1st-3rd grade) classrooms three times weekly and plans lessons, records lessons, and writes progress report comments for students. The PE Specialist supervises daily playtimes for children ages 3-6, 6-9, and 9-12 and offers informal physical education instruction during these times; supports the student-led Upper Elementary physical education program; and is responsible for ordering and upkeep of PE equipment.  

This is a unique position that works across program levels. Our ideal candidate brings a background and passion for physical education, is skilled at including and encouraging children of differing abilities and confidence levels to participate in physical activity, is able to communicate healthy approaches to competition and sportsmanship, and is adept at managing groups of children in a positive and confident manner. Additionally, our ideal candidate is a flexible thinker and skilled communicator able to adapt to the needs of children of different ages and work with colleagues from all program areas. Wage is commensurate with experience.

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

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

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

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

www.childpeace.org


Primary Guide ~ Beaverton, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 29, 2015

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

www.sunshine-montessori.com


AMI PRIMARY Montessori TEaCHER ~ Auburn, Georgia, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 29, 2015

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

www.opmontessori.com


Lead Primary Teacher ~ Rio Rancho, new MExico, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 29, 2015

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

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

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

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

For more information on the school, please visit our website at www.leapmontessori.org. If interested, please contact us at sgriffin@leapmontessori.com or call us at 505-994-9433.

www.leapmontessori.org


nido & toddler head guides ~ San Francisco, CA, Fountain Valley, CA, and Brooklyn, NY, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 26, 2015

LePort Schools is seeking AMI-trained Montessori teachers to lead infant and toddler classrooms. If you have a passion for the Montessori philosophy and take pride in creating and sustaining the highest-quality educational environment, this position is for you!

In this role you will be responsible for leading either an infant (ages 3 months - 18 months) or a toddler (18 months to 36 months) Montessori classroom. You will be the head teacher of a beautiful, fully equipped Montessori classroom, with state-of-the-art materials from leading materials manufacturers, and a special budget to personalize your practical life and cultural classroom areas. Our classrooms are light and airy and often include beautiful indoor-outdoor space. Typical classroom ratios are 1:3 for infant and 1:6 for toddler.

As an important part of your role, you will work closely with parents to give them a window into the Montessori classroom, educate them about the Montessori philosophy, and provide insight into their child's individual circumstances. At LePort, we place a high value on the importance of working together with families as a team, and making them a part of their child's educational journey. We invite teachers to engage in regular parent communication, both formal and informal, and we trust you to be the best advocate for both our mission as a Montessori school, and the individual child. 

Are you a native Spanish-speaking or Mandarin-speaking teacher? Please make sure to indicate this skill when you apply! We have beautiful spanish and mandarin immersion classrooms where your ability to speak Spanish or Mandarin will be a perfect fit for the environment. 

Fresh out of training? Limited classroom management experience? Our Junior Teacher Program may be for you! Every year we offer a limited number of junior teacher positions to recent AMI-trained graduates. The Junior Teacher Program affords you the opportunity to spend up to one year working in the classroom with a seasoned guide as a mentor. This valuable experience will equip you with all the necessary tools/experiences to feel confident leading your own room.

Highly experienced Montessori practitioner? Become a Mentor Teacher! It is important to us at LePort that we continually pass on our Montessori knowledge to the next generation of teachers. We set aside larger classrooms for expert mentor teachers. In addition to an established assistant teacher, we will place a junior teacher with you to learn from you over the course of six months to one year before taking her own classroom. 

Qualifications*
The ideal candidate will posses:

  • A bachelor's degree (or bachelor's degree equivalent)
  • AMI Montessori diploma for the appropriate age group
  • Experience working with children (work with the particular age group preferred, even if this experience was prior to receiving Montessori training)
  • Passion for the Montessori philosophy, combined with excellence in communicating this philosophy to parents and other community members
  • Genuine warmth and love for guiding children (and their families!)
  • Benevolent outlook towards solving problems and advocating for our educational viewpoint (at LePort, we call this "focusing on the solution, not on the problem")
  • Preference given to candidates with a well-written, inspiring cover letter

Learn more about LePort Schools at www.leportschools.com and apply for a career with us online at ww.leport.com/careers!

www.leport.com/careers


ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL Assistant teachers ~ BEND, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 26, 2015

Desert Sky Montessori, a new public Montessori Charter School is currently accepting applications for part-time (30 hours/week) Lower, Upper, and Middle School Assistant Teachers for our school due to open Fall of 2016.

Applicants for assistant teacher positions must:

● Have a Bachelor’s degree or higher
● Have at least two years of experience working in a school environment
● Work well in teams and groups
● Be willing to undergo Montessori training 
● Pass all background checks

Ideal candidates will be fully AMS or AMI Montessori trained for the age group they wish to work with and interested in working toward an Oregon teacher’s license in order to advance to a head teacher position when one becomes available. All applicants are welcome.

Hourly wage will be based upon experience. Montessori assistant training will be provided for all assistant teachers hired.

Central Oregon, against the backdrop of the Cascade Range, is an active multi-community area merging the rugged outdoor ventures of its historic frontier origins with a sophisticated modern charm. It boasts extensive mountain climbing, hiking, biking, kayaking, equestrian, and golf opportunities and is considered the North West's top ski area all while offering cutting-edge dining and craft brew experiences in Bend, Redmond and Sisters' art-centric downtown areas. 

If you are interested in joining our team of committed educators in this dynamic location please send a letter of interest and your resume to: hiring@dsmontessori.org

www.dsmontessori.org


elementary & Middle School lead teachers ~ BEND, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 26, 2015

Desert Sky Montessori, a new public Montessori Charter School is currently accepting applications for full-time Lower, Upper, and Middle School Head Teachers for the 2016-2017 school year. Desert Sky Montessori is the first Montessori Elementary/Middle School Charter in desirable Central Oregon and will serve grades 1-8.

Applicants for a head teacher position must: 

● Be currently licensed to teach in Oregon (or be able to convert an out-of-state license before our opening date of September of 2016)
● Meet Highly Qualified State Standards for the position 
● Work well in teams and foster a culture of support and cooperation 
● Adhere to Ethical Educator and Professional Practices as set forth by Teacher Standards & Practices Commission.
● Pass all background checks
● Be willing and able to complete board approved Montessori training by 2018

The ideal candidate is fully AMI or AMS Montessori trained for the appropriate age group and has two or more years of experience in a Montessori elementary or middle school program, but all applicants are welcome! 

A competitive salary based on education level and experience is offered. Our benefits package includes health insurance, dental, and PERS retirement fund. Desert Sky also plans to offer a guaranteed spot in our school for staff member children (pending approval from the Oregon Department of Education).

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the culture of this brand new public Montessori school. 

Central Oregon, against the backdrop of the Cascade Range, is an active multi-community area merging the rugged outdoor ventures of its historic frontier origins with a sophisticated modern charm. It boasts extensive mountain climbing, hiking, biking, kayaking, equestrian, and golf opportunities and is considered the North West's top ski area all while offering cutting-edge dining and craft brew experiences in Bend, Redmond and Sisters' art-centric downtown areas. 

If you are interested in joining our team of committed educators in this dynamic location please send a letter of interest and your resume to: hiring@dsmontessori.org

www.dsmontessori.org


school Director ~ BEnd, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 26, 2015

Desert Sky Montessori, a new public Montessori Charter School is currently accepting applications for a full-time Director of our brand new school with a student population of 300-500 due to open Fall of 2016.

Applications for the Director position must:

● Have an M.Ed. or equivalent from a reputable program
● At least 3 years of experience directing a school of similar size
● Have (or acquire) an Oregon Administrative license
● Be aligned with Montessori philosophies and committed to ongoing continuing education/Montessori training.

Ideal candidates will be fully AMI or AMS Montessori trained or have other Montessori training, but all applicants are welcome!

A competitive salary is offered including a benefits package with health insurance, dental, and PERS retirement fund. Staff children will have an automatic spot in the school (pending ODE approval). This is an exciting opportunity to shape the culture of our brand new public Montessori school. 

Central Oregon, against the backdrop of the Cascade Range, is an active multi-community area merging the rugged outdoor ventures of its historic frontier origins with a sophisticated modern charm. It boasts extensive mountain climbing, hiking, biking, kayaking, equestrian, and golf opportunities and is considered the North West's top ski area all while offering cutting-edge dining and craft brew experiences in Bend, Redmond and Sisters' art-centric downtown areas. 

If you are interested in joining our team of committed educators in this dynamic location please send a letter of interest and your resume to: hiring@dsmontessori.org

 www.dsmontessori.org


whole school & kitchen support ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 26, 2015

Portland Montessori Collaborative seeks a creative, flexible and grounded person to be a preschool classroom assistant for our school. We are a Montessori school for children ages three months through six years of age. Applicants without qualifying experience working with children under six will not be considered.  

This is a full time position to start in July. This position involves working with children of all ages, working with many adults, cleaning, gardening, and assisting children with mealtimes, bathroom, and sleep. This position requires an ability to be outside for 2+ hours a day. Montessori experience not necessary, however a respect for children and what they can teach you is a requirement. A sense of humor is non-negotiable. 

Before starting this position, you must be enrolled in Central Background Registry, have a current Food Handlers Card, be current in Infant/Child First Aid/CPR, and have taken RCAAN. You must have a step 4 or higher on the Oregon Registry. 

We encourage our staff to be open to changes within themselves, to learn daily and to be their authentic selves with the children. We view the role of teacher as a guide or collaborator with the children, the environment, and the other adults. We understand that learning happens all the time, and not just while the children are working with the Montessori materials. We view the role of all the adults in the environment as ‘teacher’. Portland Montessori Collaborative (pdxMC) is deeply committed to environmental sustainability; we integrate conservation into our curriculum and practice. Ours is an all day year round Montessori program.

Please respond via email with a resume and a brief note about why this job may be a good fit for you. 

Compensation: $12-14/hour 
Medical/Dental/PTO/Vacation after 90 days
Please, no phone calls about this position.
Contact: mercedes@pdxmc.org

www.pdxmc.org


classroom assistant ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 26, 2015

Portland Montessori Collaborative seeks a creative, flexible and grounded person to be a preschool classroom assistant for our school. We are a Montessori school for children ages three months through six years of age. Applicants without qualifying experience working with children under six will not be considered.  

This is a full time position to start in July. This position involves working with children of all ages, working with many adults, cleaning, gardening, and assisting children with mealtimes, bathroom, and sleep. This position requires an ability to be outside for 2+ hours a day. Montessori experience not necessary, however a respect for children and what they can teach you is a requirement. A sense of humor is non-negotiable. 

Before starting this position, you must be enrolled in Central Background Registry, have a current Food Handlers Card, be current in Infant/Child First Aid/CPR, and have taken RCAAN. You must have a step 4 or higher on the Oregon Registry. 

We encourage our staff to be open to changes within themselves, to learn daily and to be their authentic selves with the children. We view the role of teacher as a guide or collaborator with the children, the environment, and the other adults. We understand that learning happens all the time, and not just while the children are working with the Montessori materials. We view the role of all the adults in the environment as ‘teacher’. Portland Montessori Collaborative (pdxMC) is deeply committed to environmental sustainability; we integrate conservation into our curriculum and practice. Ours is an all day year round Montessori program.

Please respond via email with a resume and a brief note about why this job may be a good fit for you. 

Compensation: $12-14/hour 
Medical/Dental/PTO/Vacation after 90 days
Please, no phone calls about this position.
Contact: mercedes@pdxmc.org

www.pdxmc.org

 


lower elementary lead teacher ~ Chicago, illinois, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 25, 2015

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

www.childrenofpeacechicago.org


head of school ~ Chesterfield, Missouri, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 25, 2015

Chesterfield Montessori School seeks a head of school to serve as the successor for the retiring founder and head of school, beginning July 1, 2016.  

Founded in 1981, Chesterfield Montessori is an independent, AMI-recognized school with 160 students at the toddler, primary, elementary and adolescent levels. Located in a newly renovated and expanded facility on a beautiful five acre campus in a suburb of St. Louis, Chesterfield Montessori is known for the high level of quality of all aspects of the school, and a rigorous adherence to the principles of Montessori education. A dedicated and long-serving teaching staff, a strong board of trustees, a highly professional administrative support team, a committed family community, and wonderful students make our school an excellent environment for teaching, learning and working. Chesterfield Montessori is accredited by Independent Schools of the Central States (ISACS), and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and Independent Schools St. Louis.

The ideal candidate will possess strong business acumen, excellent communication skills, and will embody the spirit, values and practices of authentic Montessori education. The successful candidate will work with the board of trustees on strategic planning and financial management, and will be responsible for all aspects of the school including leading the faculty in implementing the Montessori philosophy and curriculum, organizing and managing administrative staff, and marketing Chesterfield Montessori to the surrounding communities.

A college degree and an AMI diploma are required. Administrative experience and at least five years teaching experience are preferred. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience, and includes an extensive benefits package.

To learn more about Chesterfield Montessori School, visit the website at www.chesterfieldmontessori.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Mary Houlihan c/o Chesterfield Montessori School, 14000 Ladue Road, Chesterfield, MO 63107 or email to search@chesterfieldmontessori.org.

chesterfieldmontessori.org


PRimary Classroom Assistant ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 25, 2015

Sunstone Montessori School has an immediate opening for a Primary Classroom Assistant. Year-round, 30 hours/week through mid-August, 40 hours/week thereafter.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with children and learn more about Montessori education in a high-quality program.

Competitive wages plus benefits

sunstonemontessori.org


Interim head of School ~ El Cerrito, california, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 24, 2015

The Montessori Family School of Berkeley and El Cerrito, CA seeks an experienced Interim Head of School with a demonstrated track record of educational leadership and achievement to oversee programs, curriculum and administration for its Montessori Preschool, Elementary School and Middle School for the 2015/2016 school year. 

The Board of Trustees has opted to delay the search for a permanent Head of School until we complete a strong and effective plan for our future as the leading Montessori school of the East Bay. The Interim Head of School shall be considered a candidate for the permanent Head of School position. The assessment process offers the right candidate the opportunity to lead a team of committed teachers, families and board members in the day-to-day operations and participate in defining the school’s future. 

INTERIM HEAD OF SCHOOL – OPPORTUNITY OVERVIEW
MONTESSORI FAMILY SCHOOL HISTORY AND TRADITIONS 

Montessori Family School is an independent school that serves approximately 150 children and students in its Montessori Preschool, Elementary and Middle Schools, drawing from several communities in the East Bay of California. Founded in 1981, the school’s mission is: Preparation for Life. Education for Peace. A Community for Children. 

The School maintains two campuses – A Preschool in Berkeley near the UC Berkeley campus, and an Elementary School and Middle School in El Cerrito, California. 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY 
In addition to providing strong and visible leadership of the day-to-day operations of all aspects of the school, the Interim Head of School will have the opportunity to work with our faculty, staff and board members to lay the groundwork for the school’s future. The selected leader will share an enthusiasm for realizing the potential of the Montessori Family School and drive several critical initiatives: 
• Expanding enrollment for the future; 
• Nurturing a caring team of teachers toward defining new programmatic initiatives and strengthening existing programs while ensuring ongoing dedication to each individual student’s learning needs; 
• Building a strong esprit de corps and increasing engagement throughout the broad school community – with parents, teachers, staff, and board members. 
As part of the leadership team, the Interim Head of School reports to the Board Chair, with access to and the support of a dedicated Board of Directors deeply committed to the school’s mission and successful future. He/she will also lead the staff of 35+ teachers and administrators. 

DESIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP STYLE 
In order to successfully drive the critical initiatives above, Montessori Family School seeks an Interim Head of School with prior demonstrated success as a Head of School or Principal, having had responsibility for both educational and administrative leadership. 
The School requires a seasoned, mature professional with the following experiences, qualifications and approach to leadership: 
• Loves children.
• A warm, compassionate and collaborative leadership style. 
• Track record of building enrollment. 
• Strong curriculum development experience within the context of an individualized learning approach. 
• Prudent fiscal management and financial acumen. 
• Strong team-building skills. 
• A desire to be highly visible and engaged among students, parents, faculty and staff. 
• Results-driven leadership style
• An ability to foster community among and between the faculty and staff and build strong morale. 
• Experience in development.
• A Montessori background is highly desirable.

Interested Candidates -- Please submit your cover letter and resume electronically to jobs@montessorifamily.com, including the names, titles/positions, emails, and phone numbers of three references in the field of education, with at least one reference able to address your expertise in administration. It would help to expedite the process if you could also provide us with days and times that you anticipate you would be available for a preliminary 1-2 hour interview, in person or by SKYPE, June - August. 

Compensation is commensurate with education and experience, and includes full medical/dental benefits and a 403(b) retirement plan.

It is the policy of Montessori Family School to afford equal opportunity in all aspects of employment to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, physical disabilities, political affiliation, color, marital status, or medical condition. This policy shall apply to all employees, applicants for employment, board and committee members, and volunteers, and extends to all phases of employment, including recruitment, screening, referral, hiring, training, promotion, discharge or layoff, rehiring, compensation, and benefits.

 www.montessorifamily.com


elementary directress ~ Mount Dora, florida, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 24, 2015

Montessori at Roseborough, located in Mount Dora, FL is seeking an AMI Certified Elementary Directress starting the 2015-2016 School Year. We are an AMI recognized school with a supportive staff consisting of 2 Infant Communities, 3 Children's Houses, 2 Elementary and 1 Adolescent class. Located in sunny Central Florida, Mount Dora is a suburb of Orlando and one hour from beaches on either coast. The school is within walking distance of a beautiful lake, nature trails as well as a quaint downtown. 

CONTACT 
Merry Hadden
E-mail:  mhadden@montessorinest.com
Phone: 352-735-2324

www.montessorinest.com

 


AMI Primary Guide ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 22, 2015

The Portland Montessori School, celebrating 50+ years of serving families and children with Montessori education, is seeking an AMI-trained Primary Guide to start in late August 2015. We offer competitive salaries and generous health benefits, and professional development support. The successful candidate will be leading an established primary classroom with 22-24 children. Prior experience and M.Ed. are highly preferred. Spanish fluency is also desired. Please visit our website at www.portlandmontessori.org

Please email resume and cover letter to employment@portlandmontessori.org

www.portlandmontessori.org


Primary classroom assistant ~ camas, washington, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 22, 2015

Camas Montessori School is looking for just the right candidate to fill a position in the fall at our school as a Primary Classroom Assistant. This person must be kind, respectful of young children, use a quiet, calm voice, and have classroom management experience- experience in a Montessori classroom would be a plus!  

Other requirements:  

  • Must have or be able to obtain a Portable Background Check in Washington State through MERIT
  • Must have or be able to obtain a First Aid/CPR card
  • Must have or be able to obtain (online) a Food Handler's Permit
  • Must have or be able to obtain (online) a Bloodborne Pathogens Class Certificate
  • Must have a negative response to TB test
  • Must have had a Whooping Cough vaccine
  • Must be willing to attend continuing ed classes, some of which you would be compensated for
  • Must be willing to commit to at least 3 years in the classroom with the same teacher 

Hours would be from 7:00am to 4:00pm M-F and will include classroom management, light cleaning, furniture moving, nap and recess supervision, and close work planning and implementing lessons with the lead teacher.  We will follow the Camas School Calendar somewhat. Summer work is an option beginning in June 2016.

The job starts in mid August with opportunities to work occasionally until then. 

Only those with the above qualifications need apply.  Send resume and cover letter to: camasmontessori@yahoo.com.  

www.camasmontessori.com


Lead Toddler TEACHER ~ Hillsboro, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 22, 2015

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

rootswingsms@gmail.com.


Primary Lead Montessori Teacher ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 22, 2015

Sunnyside Mennonite Montessori School seeks a part-time Primary Lead Montessori Teacher to start this fall. This is a unique opportunity for you to join an established program, craft it to your vision and maintain work-life balance while supported by an assistant and active Board. We are a one classroom school dedicated to providing an affordable Montessori experience for 3 – 6 year old students. We follow the regular school year (summers are off!) and offer very competitive pay. Please see a full job description on our web site at http://smmspdx.com/contact-smms/employment.

Please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to gail@manickam.net.

smmspdx.com


Preschool teacher ~ Diamond bar, california, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 19, 2015

Diamond Bar Montessori Academy is a wonderful campus located conveniently off the 60 and 57 freeways. The correct candidate should be creative, energetic and have the ability to set up a Montessori prepared environment. Candidate can be fresh out of training/certification or with many years of experience as long as they have the love for children and the passion to educate. We would really like a Mandarin/Chinese speaking teacher to round out our diverse staff and students.


upper elementary AMI guide ~ seattle, washington, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 17, 2015

Northwest Montessori School in Seattle is seeking an AMI trained Upper Elementary Guide. Northwest Montessori was the first Montessori School in Seattle. This Fall we will be celebrating our 50 year anniversary. Our elementary program is located just South of the Woodland Park Zoo. Our school has 6 primary classrooms in three locations and one lower and one upper elementary. Our staff are very experienced, friendly and generous with their support. We offer a competitive salary, medical, dental, professional development and a retirement plan.

Please send your resume, cover letter and 2 references to: bmadsen@northwestmontessori.org

northwestmontessori.org


elementary 6-9/9-12 ~ san diego, CALIFORNIA, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 17, 2015

Keiller Leadership Academy is a public charter school in San Diego serving grades K-8. We are located in a diverse community and offer the Montessori curriculum from grades K-3. We are seeking to expand our current program with the addition of highly-qualified Montessori teachers/guides.

Interested applicants should possess:
1. AMI/AMS certification
2. Bachelor's and/or Master's degree'
3. State teaching credential or be enrolled in a teacher credentialing program

Other desired qualifications include:
1. Experience working in a public Montessori school
2. Team player
3. Open to learning

To apply:
1. Go to EdJoin and submit application OR
2. Submit cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to NICOLE DOUGHERTY, Academic Director; ndougherty@mykla.org

www.mykla.org


principal ~ charleston, south carolina, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 16, 2015

Murray LaSaine Elementary School, a public Montessori school, seeks a Principal. Details can be found here:

http://www.applitrack.com/ccsdschools/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Certified+Administrator

www.murraylasaine.ccsdschools.com


head primary teacher ~ mountain view, california, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 16, 2015

Western Montessori Day School is seeking an experienced AMI trained head teacher for an immediate permanent position.

We are looking for an energetic, patient and highly motivated teacher with the ability to work collaboratively with staff and parents. We are offering a competitive salary with many paid holidays. Our school is open year round and this position is full time consisting of 40 hours per week.

Western Montessori is located in Mountain View, California. We are a traditional Montessori school that was established in 1965. Come join our team and live in the beautiful California weather!

Please send resumes to Christine Kenison at: c.kenison@western-montessori.com.

We are located at:
323 Moorpark Way
Mountain View, CA 94041

www.western-montessori.com


summer substitutes ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 12, 2015

Childpeace Montessori School seeks recent grads interested in joining our summer substitute list for our Children’s House and Toddler Community 0-6 Programs. We are accepting applicants available to work through now to the end of August 2015.  

To work as a substitute in our Children’s House and Toddler Community program, enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC) Central Background Registry (CBR) and current CPR/First Aid and food handler certification cards are required. It is a plus to have a certificate of attendance for a Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) class.

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

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter, resume, and two references to frontdesk@childpeace.org. Please enter Childpeace Substitute in the subject line of your email. This posting will close on Friday, June 19, 2015. No phone calls please but if you have any questions, please contact Pat at frontdesk@childpeace.org.

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

www.childpeace.org


LOWER & Upper ELEMENTARY GUIDEs ~ campbell, california, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 12, 2015

Casa di Mir Montessori is an independent PreK-8 school, celebrating 25 years of providing authentic Montessori education in a nurturing school community. We are located in the heart of Silicon Valley, in charming downtown Campbell. Our growing school is seeking teachers for both our lower and upper elementary levels beginning August, 2015.  

The Teacher helps to create an environment that is conducive to the growth and development of children in the realization of their fullest learning potential. He or she will prepare materials to meet the needs of the children, and operate in a manner in keeping with Montessori Method and concerns for educational excellence. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree and Montessori certification for the appropriate level.  

Casa di Mir offers a professional and supportive work environment and an above average compensation/benefits package. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees or applicants. 

Application:
Please email your resume and letter of introduction to Karen Schuler, Business Manager, at kschuler@casadimir.org.

casadimir.org


assistant to Lower Elementary Guide ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 12, 2015

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School is looking for a service-minded, supportive, organized, flexible, dedicated, and gracious Children’s House-trained Assistant to assist one of our Lower Elementary Guides. You must be able to easily follow guidance and directions, care deeply about classroom cleanliness and order, have a quiet, positive outlook, be meticulous and service-minded (as in "no job is too small if it needs to be done"), able to communicate clearly and with a sense of humor, respond well to unexpected changes that can and do occur, be able to readily use MS Word, and be a self-starter. Must enjoy supporting a Montessori Guide. This position is 35 hours a week.

**Montessori AMI Children’s House Training is a pre-requisite!**

Job begins August 18, 2015 and is a 10-month position. Possible opportunity for summer 2016 work.

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School and St. Francis Academy serve nearly 300 students ages 2 1/2 to 15 in SE Portland Oregon. Situated on a 10 acre campus, the Franciscan Montessori Earth School was founded in 1977.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Sister Therese Gutting, F.S.E.: sistertheresegutting@fmes.org

Please, no phone calls or in-person visits until we contact you! Thank you!

www.fmes.org


substitute Guides & Substitute program assistants ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 12, 2015

The Portland Montessori School seeks candidates with experience in a Montessori classroom. Calm and peaceful personality with ability to guide children through action and affirmative words is required. Typical duties of this position involve substituting when regular staff is absent. Understanding of Montessori principles, college coursework in ECE, an open-mind and sense of humor and experience working with children desired. Second language a plus. Available immediately. Contact: employment@portlandmontessori.org

www.portlandmontessori.org


elementary Teacher's assistant ~ richland, Washington, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 12, 2015

Sagebrush Elementary seeks two teacher’s assistants for the 2015-2016 school year.

Assistants report to and work with the elementary (grades 1-4) lead teacher. They are responsible for assisting the lead teacher with the general supervision and management of the class. Teacher’s assistants are also responsible for supporting and assisting outside instructors as needed with Extended Day enrichment programs after school. The position requires love, patience and respect for children. The ideal candidate would consider pursuing formal Montessori training. 

General duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Become knowledgeable with Montessori terminology and methods 
  • Assist the lead teacher with set-up of the classroom space and environment (e.g., help with the hand-making of some of the classroom materials; organization and placement of materials)
  • Help maintain the classroom as a “prepared environment,” keeping the space organized and inviting
  • Assist students with individual and/or group activities and lessons (e.g., Assist students with daily work plans and setting up appropriate materials that support work goals) 
  • Keep an inventory of supplies needed and help maintain proper storage for all supplies 
  • Keep the classroom clean and neat with regular, light cleaning 
  • Be present, as needed, at parent/teacher conferences 
  • Participate in all open houses and school programs including an overnight outdoor camp in the spring as well as field trips, holiday programs, etc.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with children, parents and School Board/Administration 
  • Help supervise outdoor recess 
  • Assist with arrival and departure of students 
  • In keeping with Montessori philosophy, support the students in being as independent as possible 
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

Education and Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; interest in pursuing Montessori certification; a clear record through formal background check; have the physical capacity to work with elementary school-aged children (includes, but is not limited to: bending, minor lifting, working on the floor, and basic mobility required to ensure the safety of the children); CPR/First Aid certification.

Send cover letter and resume or CV to admin@sagebrushelementary.org

www.sagebrushelementary.org


LEad Toddler Teacher ~ Chiang Rai, Thailand

POSTED ON JUNE 12, 2015

 We, Kasemsasna Montessori School, are looking for a ‘montessori guide’ for ‘toddler class’ who can start the job immediately. Please join our warm, wonderful and dynamic team. If you are:

  • Graduated with a bachelor degree.
  • AMI Certified for toddler class.
  • Native English speaker.

Our beautiful campus is located in Chiang Rai, the northern part of Thailand.

  • Start Date: ASAP.
  • Competitive package & visa support.

Please send us your resume to: kasemsasna@outlook.com or muphong@hotmail.com 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KasemsasnaMontessoriSchcool

kssmontessori.com


Lower & Upper Elementary LEad guides ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 10, 2015

The Ivy School, a public Montessori Charter School with Spanish language study is currently accepting applications for full-time Lower and Upper Elementary Lead Teachers for the 2015-2016 school year. The Ivy School is an innovative public Montessori school, with a student population of 280 in grades 1-8.

Applicants must:

  • Have either an AMS or AMI Montessori credential from a MACTE accredited program in addition to a valid Oregon State License, or the ability to obtain this credential or valid teaching license. 
  • Meet Highly Qualified state standards for the position
  • Have the ability to create a positive, nurturing environment for the students, and the ability to create and maintain a healthy, safe, and respectful environment within the classroom and the school
  • Be willing to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Adhere to Ethical Educator & Professional Practices as set forth by Teacher Standards & Practices Commission (TSPC)
  • Have clear communication skills, both orally and in written form 

The ideal candidate has two or more years of Montessori Elementary experience.

A competitive Montessori salary is offered, as well as a compensation package that includes professional development opportunities, medical and dental insurance, and enrollment in the excellent Oregon PERS retirement fund. 

If interested, please send a letter of interest and resume to hiring@theivyschool.com

www.theivyschool.org


Toddler lead teacher ~ sudbury, massachusetts, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 10, 2015

My Montessori of Sudbury is a school dedicated to educating children 15 months to 6 years old. We believe in nurturing a child's emotional, practical and academic skills as well as sense of community. My Montessori is conveniently located on Rt 117 in Sudbury, MA.

My Montessori has an opening for Full Time Toddler Lead Teacher (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Following are the requirements/responsibilities which we are looking in our team member:

1. EEC Toddler teacher certification. 
2. Commitment, flexibility and creativity along with excellent spoken and written skills are desired.
3. Must work well as a team member and have a genuine passion for helping children grow in a clean, eco-friendly and home-like atmosphere.
4. Your experience should demonstrate that you have the following skills: Classroom Management, Verbal Communication, Resolving Conflict, Presentation Skills, Self-Motivated, Motivating Others, Listening, Collaborative Teaching, Deals with Uncertainty, Objectivity, and Confidentiality.
5. Prior experience in Montessori environment is a big plus.
6. First aid and CPR certification will be required, Ability to pass background check.
7. Responses should include resume.

www.mymontessori.org


Primary Support staff ~ portland, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 10, 2015

Childpeace Montessori is seeking just the right person for a new and unique primary-level support position, beginning August 31, 2015. This person would begin at 7:15 and lead an early morning care group, then continue through the morning in support of two classrooms -- particularly working with special needs children, preparing materials, and taking observation notes as requested. We are hoping to find someone who has a base of experience in a Montessori environment, since that person will need to gracefully weave her way in and out of the classrooms during the morning work time. Afternoon hours include supporting a positive, safe environment during lunch, on the playground, in the nap rooms, and during dismissal. 

Candidates must have experience working with this age group. Candidates with a 4-year degree and Step 7 or higher in the Oregon Registry are preferred. This is an hourly position working Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Wage range begins at $13.50 hour. Enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC) Central Background Registry (CBR) and current CPR/First Aid and food handler certification cards are required. All Childpeace staff are required to attend a Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN) class within 90 days of the date of hire.

We are 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. 

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter, resume, and two references to humanresources@childpeace.org. This posting will close on June 29th. No phone calls please.

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

www.childpeace.org


director-Montessori school/childcare center ~ Aloha, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 10, 2015

Mayflower Montessori School is looking for a qualified and experienced person for the above position. We have a very well established facility that has been in operation since 1999. This is a full time position with 40 hours, salary and benefits are negotiable, There will be lot of help and support from the management for the right candidate to succeed, The current Director is re locating to a different city after 11 years of service.

www.mayflower-montessori.com


primary, lower elementary & upper elementary ~ oak run, CALIFORNIA, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 8, 2015

Oak Run Elementary is seeking dynamic, innovative, experienced, resourceful, & passionate Montessori teachers who want to be part of a pioneering team that is transforming a small, rural public school to Montessori! We have openings for full-time, lead teachers at the Primary, Lower Elementary, & Upper Elementary levels. 

What a unique & exciting opportunity to further Montessori in the public sector & collaboratively create a holistic, joyful learning environment in which children & adults alike grow and flourish! You will be working alongside a Montessori trained director/principal as well as a highly supportive superintendent, school board, & community members. This is a very positive, intentional group of people. You will have a fully equipped classroom, with the complete array of Montessori materials & curriculum. 

In addition to fully adopting & implementing an authentic Montessori program, Oak Run will also be starting a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) program that is embedded in an outdoor-environmental education context. Within this, we will also be starting a paleo-technics (a.k.a. ancestral or wilderness survival skills) program, for which the 4th-8th graders will be docents, leading field trips for other students from all over Shasta County. The MOSAIC Project social justice curriculum will be the foundation for peace education, and will be implemented school-wide. 

Oak Run has a flourishing organic gardening and farm to fork program, including chickens and a large greenhouse, which help feed all students and staff an organic lunch everyday! We also plan on starting a 4-H program with goats next year! The school hosts 2 organic community meals a month, which are open to the public and serve as fundraisers for the garden program.

Oak Run is nestled in the foothills of Shasta County, 25 miles east of Redding, near Lassen Volcanic National Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta Lake, and the Trinity Alps Wilderness. This area offers a multitude of outdoor recreation endeavors from world-class fishing, mountain-biking, snow skiing, hiking, backpacking, camping, boating, water sports, birding, and rock climbing. 

Applicants must hold an AMS or AMI Montessori credential, and be willing to obtain a CA Multiple Subjects credential. Only applicants with an AMS or AMI Montessori credential will be considered. 

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with candidates’ credentials & experience, as well as health & retirement benefits. We will also offer STEAM training/professional development. 

These are full-time, permanent positions which start in August 2015. Positions are open until filled.

Please contact Cristan Norman at (530) 941-5109 or cnorman@oakrunschool.org with any questions. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, references, copies of both Montessori & CA Multiple Subjects Credentials, & 2 current letters of recommendation to: 

Oak Run Elementary, a Public Montessori School
27625 Oak Run to Fern Road
Oak Run, CA 96069

www.oakrunschool.org


toddler & primary teachers ~ petaluma, california, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 4, 2015

Spring Hill Montessori offers an engaging curriculum that promotes critical thinking and intellectual curiosity. We help our students to become lifelong joyful learners and confident leaders, strengthening their capacity to contribute positively to their communities. We support our students to develop meaningful relationships with peers and faculty based on honesty, respect and responsibility.  

  • Passionate, knowledgeable and creative teachers
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal skills, and a willingness to learn
  • Able to effectively communicate with parents
  • Team player and committed to making learning joyful
  • "Can do" and "do whatever it takes" attitude
  • Must meet Early Childhood Education requirements for California Community Care Licensing
  • Hours: Primary Program 8:00 am – 4:00 pm / Toddler Program 8:30 am – 6:00 pm 

To learn more about Spring Hill, visit us at www.springhillmontessori.org

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to wendy@springhillmontessori.org

springhillmontessori.org


director of primary classroom ~ wenatchee, washington, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 3, 2015

Joyful Scholars Montessori seeks a Lead Primary Teacher for our wonderful year-round Montessori school in Wenatchee, WA!  

Requirements: Spanish/English Bilingual; Fingerprinted and Background Check; Montessori Primary Certificate in hand or underway; First-Aid and CPR training. Pay is DOE and DOQ. $13-19/hour. 11-month contract (Aug-June)

Come join our enthusiastic team!

www.joyfulscholars.org


Lower ELEMENTARY teachers ~ glendale, california, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 3, 2015

Glendale Montessori School is a well established, reputable Montessori school in Glendale CA seeking two credentialed Lower elementary teachers for the 2015-2016 school year. Applicants must have their Montessori Credential as well as a Bachelors Degree. We have a warm and supportive community of dedicated Montessori teachers and would love the opportunity to meet with qualified individuals that share the same passion and dedication to the Montessori philosophy as we do.

glendalemontessorischool.net


elementary classroom assistants ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 3, 2015

Franciscan Montessori Earth School and St. Francis Academy is looking for two primary-trained guides to work as Elementary Assistants in Lower Elementary environments to begin in the fall of 2015. The Franciscan Montessori Earth School and St. Francis Academy serve nearly 300 students ages 2 1/2 to 15 in SE Portland Oregon. Situated on a 10 acre campus, the Franciscan Montessori Earth School was begun in 1977.

Please contact Sister Therese Gutting, FSE. with your inquires and resumes: sistertheresegutting@fmes.org

www.fmes.org


A to I GUIDE ~ portland, oregon, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 3, 2015

Child's View Montessori School - Our small, well-established Montessori school will be opening an infant/Toddler in-home classroom this coming Fall, 2015. The property is newly remodeled and comes with goats, gardens and a large outdoor space. We are looking for that special nurturing, respectful role-model and lead care provider to join our dynamic community. A sense of humor, positive attitude and flexibility are essential. 

Qualified candidates should have experience working with infants and toddlers within a Montessori community. This position is full time and year-round. Our program offers employees a competitive benefits package that includes funding for professional development. 

If you have strong communications skills, love to work collaboratively with adults and children, and want to be a part of a growing Montessori program, then this may be a positive fit! 

  • Comfortable performing routine tasks such as:
  • Leading a group of care providers in a home-based setting
  • Guiding children through the toilet learning process 
  • Observing children; maintain to daily record-keeping; communicating with parents
  • Following OCCD guidelines 
  • Familiar with the RIE approach 
  • Preparing snacks and following USDA nutritional guidelines
  • Comfortable with light gardening and care of animals
  • Cleaning and organizing learning environment 

General Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old; have a highschool diploma
  • Hold a credential from a MACTE Accredited Training Institution
  • Individuals with 4-year degree and/or masters degree preferred.
  • Complete a minimum of 20 hours of professional development a year
  • Current Pediatric First Aid and CPR
  • Recognizing and Report Child Abuse and Neglect certification (within 30 days of hiring)
  • Oregon Food Handlers Card (within 30 days of hiring)
  • Registered in the Oregon Criminal History Background (upon hiring)
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and get up and down repeatedly with ease

If, and only if, you meet the above requirements, please feel free to email your cover letter and resume to info@childsview.net.

www.childsview.net


Elementary GUIDE ~ redding, california, USA

POSTED ON JUNE 3, 2015

Redding Montessori is looking for a motivated Montessori trained teacher to be involved in a private Montessori school startup in Redding, Northern California. We have a group of very dedicated families and approximately 20 elementary aged children ready to begin this coming school year, as well as having a Montessori trained assistant ready to help in the classroom. Ideally, applicants would have at least 12 months teaching experience but we are open to new graduates submitting applications. Salary range $40-50k depending on experience. Our long term plan is to build a well resourced Montessori school known both for excellence in teaching and commitment to creating community.

Please contact Michael Van Tinteren by email: mike.bekvt@gmail.com or by phone 530-941-9183 if you are interested in becoming a valued member of our community in sunny Northern California.


primary guide ~ bellevue, washington, USA

POSTED ON june 1, 2015

Eyas Global Montessori is searching for an AMS or AMI Montessori Certified Teacher in our 3-6 classroom. Currently we are in our premier year and plan to continue hiring as our enrollment increases. We would enjoy someone who is a team player, creative, flexible, hardworking, and enthusiastic. The Teacher qualifications we are looking for are; AMI or AMS certified, 3+ years’ experience, current PBC and TB test. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Please send resume including references to info@eyasmontessori.com

www.eyasmontessori.com