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AMI Elementary Guide, Aptos, california, usa

POSTED ON june 22, 2017

Santa Cruz Montessori School is seeking an elementary guide for one year while the current guide is on maternity leave.  Come join us in a supportive and authentic Montessori community for this perfect learning experience.  Applicants that are in training may apply. 
Our school is located within walking distance of the beautiful beaches and redwood forests of coastal California. We are a mature school currently celebrating our 53th year.  With a Young Children Community, four Primary, three lower elementary, two upper elementary and an adolescent program, we serve approximately 290 students. 
Our future elementary guide will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, AMI Elementary training, and a Bachelor’s Degree.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits and are an equal opportunity employer.  Professional development funds and observation days provided.
For further information on Santa Cruz Montessori, please see our website at
Resume to:

Kim Saxton, SCM, 6230 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA  95003; fax (831) 476-5855, or

AMI Primary TeacheR, Honolulu, hawaii, usa

POSTED ON june 22, 2017

Mo‘O School, located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, is looking for an AMI Primary Teacher to join our growing community. Opened in 2015, Mo‘O School is an ‘āina-based (place-based) Montessori community serving children 2.5-12 (Primary and Elementary).

We welcome a kind, responsible and committed Primary-trained guide to support our children, families, and staff. Along with leadership opportunities and fidelity to the pedagogy, we offer a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits,and tuition remission. Must be a self-starter, with knowledge of, or true interest in, the natural world and the cultures of Hawai‘i.

Interested? Please send resume and references to Mamie Lawrence Gallagher at

Lead Montessori Toddler Teacher, rolling hills estate, california, usa

POSTED ON june 20, 2017

Rolling Hills Montessori, a traditional Montessori school in a beautiful rural setting, is seeking a full time Lead Toddler teacher. Great working environment. Good salary. Paid sick leave. Partial medical benefits. Good team.


primary assistant, anacortes, washington, usa

POSTED ON june 20, 2017

Fidalgo Bay Montessori is a small, well established school in the Pacific Northwest seeking an enthusiastic, energetic person to assist an experienced AMI teacher of 28 years. Our school is highly regarded in the community and is consistently at full enrollment. The position would begin in September 2017.

Looking for a personable individual, who is active and loves the outdoors. A major part of our classroom extends to the outdoors, and includes gardening as an integral part of the children’s experience.
 Candidates should have or be willing to acquire first aid/CPR training, a current Washington State background check, Food Handler’s Permit.

The Assistant position is Monday-Thursday 8:00-1:00 $13-16/hour (depends on experience).

Continuing Education offered throughout the year.  Experience in EC classroom or Montessori primary classroom preferred. Some responsibilities include: supporting the guide through classroom maintenance and cleaning, material making, record keeping, outdoor supervision ( gardening and play activities), group activities including singing and reading, preparation of snack, attendance at Open Houses, and Family Orientation days.

A newly- trained, or in-training Montessori guide, would acquire substantial experience, and a possible co-teaching position. Compensation to be determined.

The position begins in September, with one week paid training at the end of August.

Interviews will take place in June/July. Please send letters of inquiry, resume, and a reference to:
Fidalgo Bay Montessori   PO Box 643
Anacortes, WA   98221
Attn: Assistant

Primary teacher/guide, gresham, Oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 20, 2017

Located in beautiful Gresham, Oregon (conveniently off I-84), Little Genius Montessori is currently seeking a trained Primary Guide for the 2017-2018 school year to lead a new & growing Primary community. Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, be highly self-directed, be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and be willing to embrace a young Primary classroom.

The Primary Guide will be responsible for providing a nurturing Montessori experience for children & families. This position is full-time with a competitive salary, benefits and paid vacation.

E-mail letter of interest and resume to

Primary Early Care and Support Assistant, portland, oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 15, 2017

Childpeace Montessori is seeking an assistant to join our Children's House, beginning August 28, 2017. This is an hourly position, Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This “Pod Support” Assistant guides Early Morning Care; supports two classrooms in the morning as a third staff for both classrooms, primarily by working with special needs children and making language materials; and in the afternoons is on the playground and in the nap room.. Candidates must have experience working with this age group, and Montessori teacher-training is a helpful bonus for special-needs children and material-making. Candidates with a 4-year degree and Step 7 or higher in the Oregon Registry are preferred.  Wage range begins at $14.50/hour, higher for AMI-trained candidates.
To be hired in our Children’s House program, enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care (OCC) Central Background Registry (CBR) is required. 
We are located in urban NW Portland and easily accessed by bike and public transportation. Childpeace supports our 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 dynamic working community of Montessori professionals.
Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter describing why this job interests you to No phone calls please.
Childpeace Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, physical or mental ability, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws in the admission of otherwise qualified students or in the administration of its educational policies or programs, hiring, or employment practices.

Primary, Upper Elementary/Middle School Teachers & Principal/Head of School,

oak run, california, usa

POSTED ON june 15, 2017

Oak Run Elementary, a public Montessori school, is seeking dynamic, innovative, experienced, resourceful, and passionate Montessorians to join our team! We have openings for lead teachers at the Primary & Upper Elementary/Adolescent levels for the 2017-18 school year. Both positions are great co-teaching arrangements with AMI and CA state credentialed teachers as well as small class sizes. We also are seeking a Principal/Superintendent/Special Education Teacher who holds at minimum a Tier I  administrative credential as well as a special education credential. 

What a unique and exciting opportunity to further Montessori in the public sector and collaboratively create a holistic, joyful learning environment in which children and adults alike grow and flourish! You will be working alongside a Montessori-trained program director as well as a highly supportive school board, parents, and community members. You will have a fully equipped classroom, with the full array of Montessori materials.

Oak Run is an extremely tight-knit, family-oriented community that has a ‘one-room school house’ feel. Next year’s projected enrollment is currently about 80 students Preschool-8th grade. 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 organic breakfast and lunch everyday! 

In addition to fully adopting and 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. Last year we started a paleo-technics (a.k.a. ancestral or wilderness survival skills) program. We also sent our 4th-8th grade students to the MOSAIC Project week-long camp last spring. The MOSAIC social justice, conflict resolution, and character development curriculum is the foundation for our peace education, and the 4th-8th graders will be leading the implementation of it school-wide this coming year. Oak Run also has a well-funded, strong Visual & Performing Arts program and will be starting foreign language (Spanish) enrichment next year.
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 for the level for which they are applying, in addition to a CA Multiple Subjects state credential (or be willing and able to start a state credential program upon hiring). Only applicants with an AMS or AMI Montessori credential will be considered. 

Oak Run offers a competitive salary commensurate with the credentials & experience of candidates, as well as health & retirement benefits. We also strongly support professional development opportunities.

Please contact Cristan Norman at (530) 941-5109 or 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 or:

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

Primary Guide, Bellevue, washington, usa

POSTED ON june 15, 2017

International Montessori Academy is a fast growing innovative and distinguished Montessori school offering Montessori education in various language immersion setting. We have develop a strong sense of community with our families in our multi lingual classrooms. Our highly gifted teachers are caring, energetic and professional. Our staff believe our work is important work and rewarding.

We are seeking an experienced primary guide for the 2017-2018 school year. School hours are Monday to Friday 9am-3pm.


  • AMI trained and certified
  • Bachelor degree 
  • Minimum of 3 years of Montessori classroom lead experience.
  • Strong experience implementing dynamic curriculum for children in the classroom
  • Reliable and dependable


  • Music and/or Art talent is greatly appreciated 

SALARY & Benefit:

  • 2hr/day of paid planning time.
  • Benefits include paid holidays, breaks, PTO
  • Paid planning time for FT teacher
  • On going training, opportunities for growth, creativity and collaboration with the Teaching Team.
  • Paid holidays and breaks
  • 2wks of PTO
  • Medical/Dental
  • 401K

START DATE: September, 2017

  • Require annual contract or longer is a must for the teaching position.

Contact Brittney Gerry

Primary Lead Guide, West Linn, oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 15, 2017

Cascade Summit Montessori is looking for a primary Lead Guide for the 2017-2018 school year. This Guide will join our team at Cascade Summit Montessori School in West Linn, OR. Our school has 4 primary classrooms and 4 toddler classrooms and a student population of 115 families in a school built to suit our needs, nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range, 20 minutes south of downtown Portland.

The Lead Guide is responsible for overseeing all aspects of his/her classroom, including the curriculum, lesson planning, parent communication, record keeping, and training the Assistant Teacher. We enjoy company health benefits, PTO, and a lovely school community. I'm a MNW graduate with a Primary diploma and a Masters of Education from Loyola University with 14 years of experience in the field.

Contact Rose Witteveen

Certified Montessori Teachers, Seattle, washington, usa

POSTED ON june 15, 2017

Wedgwood Montessori is hiring a Montessori trained Lead Teacher. We are a preschool and kindergarten program serving the Wedgwood neighborhood since 2001. We pride ourselves on creating a fun and friendly environment not only for the children but the teachers, parents and administrators as well. We are looking for teachers who will bring a creative approach to their work while always focusing on the social and academic development of the child. This is a full time position that would be ideal for someone hoping to grow with a small school in a multicultural learning environment. 

General Qualifications:

  • Montessori certified teacher 
  • Ability to use positive discipline and find creative solutions to classroom challenges
  • Washington State Department of Early Learning requirements (negative TB test, pass a background check, STARS)

We offer a competitive salary range which varies dependent on experience and education. Our benefits package include paid time off, paid sick leave and a healthcare stipend.

We are looking for the ideal candidate to start this summer or earlier.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to

Children's House Guide, White Salmon, washington, usa

POSTED ON june 13, 2017

Little Oak Montessori School in White Salmon, Washington seeks an AMI-trained primary guide for the 2017-2018 school year. 

Ideal candidates will have AMI certification at the primary level and a Bachelor’s degree. Preferred candidates will have a Washington State teaching certificate (or eligibility to obtain certification in a timely manner) and a Masters Degree. Both recent graduates and experienced Montessori educators are encouraged to apply. 

Little Oak provides fully implemented AMI Montessori education for children ages 2 ½ through 12 years of age. We seek an organized, warm, flexible guide who can effectively implement strong systems to support the Montessori learning environment. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to understand and work with a range of learning styles. They will be able to communicate effectively and professionally with parents, students, and staff.  Professionalism, a positive attitude, and sensitivity to confidentiality are essential characteristics for the ideal candidate.

Join our dedicated staff and vibrant community in the Columbia River Gorge. Located ten minutes from Hood River and one hour from Portland, Oregon, the Gorge is known for world-class outdoor recreation.

Little Oak Montessori is an incorporated non-profit 501(c)3 and equal opportunity employer.  Salary DOE, $800 professional development stipend, 401k retirement, paid holidays, annual PTO.

Please email cover letter and resume to:

AMI Primary Guide, vancouver, washington, usa

POSTED ON june 13, 2017

Vancouver Montessori School seeks  AMI/AMS primary guide
We are a beautiful Montessori School located in Vancouver, Washington. We have four primary classrooms and two toddler classroom. Our toddler room has a mixed age environment of 1-2.5 year olds, and our primary program is mixed ages 2.5-6 year olds. We have a wonderful facility with extensive playgrounds and classroom space.

We are searching for a Montessori teacher to take over an existing primary classroom.  This person should be warm, nurturing, collaborative and flexible.  The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and problem solving skills, as well as a passion for young children, building community and helping to create strong citizens.  If this sounds like you, please send your resume to

This position is a contracted and salaried position, with salary based on experience.  There are 8 convenience days, paid holidays, teacher in-service days, two weeks winter break and one week of spring break, as well as opportunity for time off during the summer months.  Health and dental benefits are available after 90 days.


  • AMI/AMS primary teaching certificate.
  • Current background check through Washington DEL and STARS number
  • Current Cleared TB test (you cannot start without it)
  • Child Abuse Neglect (within 30 days of hire)
  • HIV/Bloodbourne pathogens training with certificate(or take the online course within 1 week of employment)
  • Current CPR/First Aid (within 30 days of hire).
  • Washington Food Handlers Card (within 60 days)

I look forward to hearing from you.

teachers - Early Childhood (ages 3-6) and Elementary (ages 6-12) levels, New Cairo, egypt

POSTED ON june 13, 2017

Gateway International Montessori School is seeking certified Montessori teachers for the Early Childhood (ages 3-6) and Elementary (ages 6-12) levels to join its new and vibrant school community beginning August 2017 at its campus in New Cairo, Egypt. Salaries and benefits are competitive with an annual round trip flight to Egypt, health insurance, professional development opportunities, housing and transportation to the school included.

We would like to request that applicants apply via the careers section on the web site and follow the instructions provided then participate in a personal or a video interview.

Toddler Assistant - Summer position, part-time, portland, oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 13, 2017

Montessori Children's House in Portland is seeking applicants for a position to begin before the end of June.   
Hours 1:30 - 6:00, possibly more, M-F.   This is a small Montessori school located in a desirable location near Downtown Portland.

Duties include working with small group of children 1.5 to 3 years old, plus some cleaning and organizing classroom and kitchen.   Wage is $14/hr.

Our staff is a congenial team of hardworking and talented people, and you can become a member of that team. Public transportation is excellent here, as is bicycle access. The neighborhood and our school community are both very diverse. Our facility is attractive, well equipped, and was designed expressly for this purpose.

Applicants must thoroughly enjoy very young children, be patient, gentle, calm, well-spoken, flexible, learn quickly and follow directions well. You help maintain the cleanliness and order of the environment as well as being in the class with children and outdoors as well.

Applicants ideally have experience with young children in the childcare or preschool setting and have good references.

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.

Please email a resume and cover letter to

Primary Teacher, Petaluma, California, usa

POSTED ON june 13, 2017

Spring Hill Montessori, in beautiful Petaluma, Sonoma County, California, has immediate openings for Primary teachers and assistant teachers.

Spring Hill is seeking passionate, collaborative teachers to join our team. Experience Assistant Teachers are also welcome to apply.


  • Must meet Early Childhood Education requirements for California Community Care Licensing – minimum 12 completed ECE units
  • Spanish speaker a plus
  • Montessori training a plus 
  • Passionate, knowledgeable and creative
  • Experience working with preschool age children
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and a willingness to learn
  • Able to effectively communicate with parents
  • Team player and committed to making learning joyful
  • A "can do" attitude

Spring Hill offers competitive salary and benefits.

Spring Hill School, founded in 1975, offers an engaging, whole-child curriculum that promotes critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, and social-emotional maturity. We help our students to become leaders and lifelong joyful learners. We support our students to develop meaningful relationships with peers and faculty based on honesty, respect and responsibility.  

To learn more about The Spring Hill School, please visit

Interested candidates may submit cover letter and resume to: Karen Tarver,

Elementary Assistant, portland, Oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 13, 2017

Elementary Teacher Assistant for 2017/18 School Year
The Montessori School of Beaverton (MSB) is accepting applications for an Elementary Classroom Assistant, to begin August 21, 2017.  
Located on a beautiful six-acre campus just west of Portland with gardens and wooded trails, MSB was designed specifically to provide Montessori education for children 3-12 years of age. Please visit our website at for more information about us.

All teacher assistants are expected to model respectful and positive behavior, ensure safety, oversee activities of the children according to the specifications of the teacher, conscientiously supervise children during various times of day, and maintain an orderly and clean classroom. Elementary Assistants are also involved with field trips, outings, and trips to camps.

Experience or training in AMI Montessori is a preferred. The successful candidate is someone who feels joy in working with children and their parents, has a positive attitude, is patient, flexible, organized, responsible, and is looking for a community of professional colleagues engaged in collaboration, personal development, and mutual support.

Compensation is dependent upon experience. Medical, dental, life and retirement benefits are offered.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Assistant Guide in All-Year Montessori Children's House, portland, Oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 13, 2017

Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI Montessori school serving 160 children in SW Portland has an upcoming opening for an Assistant Guide in our AYM Children’s House Program.  Ideally, the position begins in July of 2017.

Duties: Support the Montessori trained Lead Guide with a group of up to 25 children ages 3-6 years.  Duties include but are not limited to: supervising children’s classroom activities and outdoor play, cleaning and maintaining the environment, and stepping into the Lead Guide role when the Lead Guide is not present.

Hours: The Assistant Guide typically works from 9:00 to 5:30/5:45pm daily, year-round (with 30 paid vacation days). The program runs from 7:30-5:30 and flexibility to work up to a 9-hour shift (with a 30-minute unpaid lunch and two 10-minute paid breaks) within this time frame is helpful.


  • AMI Primary/Children’s House training
  • Experience (and joy in!) working with young children
  • 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
  • New: Safety Net training (this can be completed online in an hour if not already done)

Compensation: $15-$17/hr based on experience, plus medical, dental, and retirement benefits.

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, please submit your resume and cover letter to Emma Pribnow, AYM/Children’s House Admissions and Program Director, at:

Toddler Guide, west linn, Oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 8, 2017

SunGarden Montessori is hiring a Full-Time Toddler Guide for the 2017-2018 school year.

The Guide will join a community of 11 children ages 15-36 mos, and two classroom assistants. We will consider a Guide in training who has not yet completed a two summer Assistants to Infancy training course, depending on previous classroom experience. Salary is based on training and experience. Benefits include an annual professional development fund and paid days off.

Position Requirements for the role includes:

  • At least one year previous classroom experience
  • 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 15 mos – 6yo. SunGarden has two Primary classrooms, one Toddler classroom and a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment for the children. Staff are supported by an positive and collaborative staff and parent community.

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 Lead Guide, Salem, Oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 6, 2017

Little Friends Montessori is looking for a primary Lead Guide, ages 3-6, to join our Little Friends family in downtown Salem, OR. The position will be available at the beginning of the 2017/2018 school year. This is for a new classroom with an experienced assistant. We follow the AMS philosophy, but we are open to all Montessori credentials. Finding the right person who will provide the right fit and be an amazing Guide is our priority. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and problem solving skills. She/he would also demonstrate a passion for young children, not only their education, but opening minds and helping to create strong citizens.

We offer a competitive salary and we support professional development.

Please email your resume and cover letter to

Primary Teacher - Eugene, Oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 2, 2017

Eugene Montessori School is looking for a Primary Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. We are a well-established school (started in 1962) in the heart of the Willamette Valley, in Eugene Oregon. The successful candidate will have a Montessori Teaching Certification, preferably AMI or AMS. Our school has well equipped classrooms, a supportive board and a dedicated present and past parent community.
Salary dependent on experience and includes health insurance. 

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to

Primary Lead Guide- west linn, oregon, usa

POSTED ON june 1, 2017

SunGarden Montessori Children’s House in West Linn is hiring a Children’s House Lead Guide for 2017-2018 School Year. The new Children’s House Guide will be stepping into a strong, normalized classroom community of 20-25 children, with a current Guide committed to providing the children and incoming Guide with any needed level of support to ensure the optimal transition. 

This is a full time salaried position working Monday through Friday from 7:30-4:00. Additional duties lie in the facilitation of Parent Education events, conferences, staff development days, and other community events. Salary is dependent on experience and training. Benefits include an annual $500 professional development fund, a monthly health stipend, and paid days off. 

Position Requirements:

  • AMI certified
  • At least one year previous classroom experience required
  • Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
  • Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers 

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is an AMI associated program that provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 15 mos - 6, as well as opportunities for parent education to support the rich and a thriving community-oriented culture of the school. SunGarden has one toddler classroom and two Primary 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. Come join a community where staff are respected and empowered in their work, and encouraged to collaborate in the continued development of a very special school.

Please submit letters of interest and resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton at

certified montessori primary guide- omak, washington, usa

POSTED ON june 1, 2017

Hearts Gathered is looking for a full-time AMI, AMS or MACTE trained Montessori Primary Guide to join our collaborative and dedicated team to begin the 2017-18 school year. We have been serving the local community by operating the Waterfall School since 2010. Located in the beautiful, rural landscape near Omak, Washington, on the Colville Reservation, we have breathtaking views of the Cascades Mountains, and are 2.5 hours from Spokane and 4 hours from Seattle.

The mission of Hearts Gathered is to help revitalize the use of the Native languages and cultures of the Colville Reservation. Our school is a bilingual Montessori at which Okanogan Salish and English are used as languages of instruction. Our purpose is to produce fluent Okanogan speakers who are highly knowledgeable and skilled learners. We have a Primary classroom and an Elementary classroom, and are a dynamic learning community that embraces the whole child education approach grounded in Montessori and Okanogan framework and philosophy.

We desire a highly motivated individual, who is dedicated to meeting the needs of each child, to grow an authentic Primary program and indirectly help grow our Elementary program. Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive within the area. If you are interested in joining us, please forward your letter of interest, resume and three references to

primary lead guide- san jose, california, usa

POSTED ON june 1, 2017

We are an authentic and traditional AMI Montessori school. We are members of AMI and NAMTA (North American Montessori Teachers Association). We adhere to the AMI principles and standards. Our West San Jose campus is centrally located on Stevens Creek Boulevard near Santana Row which serves children between the ages of 18 months to 12 years (Toddler, Primary, and Elementary).

We are currently looking to hire an AMI trained Primary guide/teacher for our 3 years - 6 years environment.

Pay and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications, credentials, skills and experience.

Interested candidates are welcome to contact us via email or phone:

(408) 505 - 7306

We look forward to hearing from you!


Anita Herbert

Director - HR/Facilities

Orion Montessori School

director - Hillsboro, oregon, usa

POSTED ON MAY 30, 2017

Roots & Wings Montessori School located in Hillsboro, OR, is seeking a new Director. The Director is only required to be on site for 3.5 hours a day. Applicants must be at least Step 9 in the Oregon Registry.

We prefer Montessori teachers with previous experience in guiding children. 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. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. Interested applicants should email us their resume at

A To I Toddler Lead Guide - Juneau, alaska, USA

POSTED ON MAY 30, 2017

Juneau Montessori School, in Juneau AK is seeking a full time A to I Lead Guide starting in August.  The toddler room is well established with  12 children.  JMS has been an AMI Certified School for the past 30 years.  Join a fun well-rounded Team of AMI Professionals and work at the only AMI Certified school in Alaska. 

Lead Guide must be 21 years or older, hold an AMI certificate, CPR/First Aid Certified, and be able to pass an Alaska Background check.  Relocation Package and competitive salary.

Upper Elementary Teacher - fort bragg, california, usa

POSTED ON may 30, 2017

Join our creative, collaborative and child-centered small public charter learning center in Fort Bragg, CA. We are looking for an elementary teacher. This position is open to teachers with CA multiple subject credential. Montessori training in elementary (ages 6-12 or 9-12) preferred. Willingness to be trained in Montessori method required. Montessori trained teachers with out-of-state teaching credential or moving towards CA credential will also be considered. 

Center Description:

We are a small public charter Montessori learning center on the beautiful North coast of California. Our rural community is on the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by Redwoods. Our center has been in operation for ten years and is run collaboratively by parents, teachers and our authorizing agent. District offers complete benefit package, staff development funds, and flexible job structure. Center offers full array of Montessori materials, supportive Board of Directors and fundraising/organizational support. 

Send a brief bio and resume to

Certified Primary Montessori Teacher - san francisco, california, usa

POSTED ON may 25, 2017

Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.

Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.

We are searching for a Primary teacher in one of our two classrooms, who will be responsible for 18 children ages 2.9 to 5 with assistance from a co-teacher or intern. This space has inside/outside access with a deck overlooking our garden.

We require:

  • AMI, AMS, or MACTE certification
  • B.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field; an AA may be acceptable depending on the applicant’s experience and references
  • Several years of classroom experience
  •  Fingerprint clearance

We appreciate:

  • Musical talent and other forms of creativity, patience, glowing references, collaboration, a great sense of humor, and most importantly:
  • A passion for working with young children

We offer:

  • Paid vacation and holidays after an initial period
  • A contribution to health insurance
  • Monthly teacher in-service days for classroom organization
  • Support for on-going education and professional enrichment
  • A generous pay range commensurate with education and experience
  • Cultural events that enhance the sense of school community

If you are interested in joining us (we are looking for someone to join us in the beginning of August), please forward your resume to

We look forward to meeting you!

Two Toddler Assistants and Two Primary Assistants - WEST LINN, oregon, usa

POSTED ON may 25, 2017

SunGarden Montessori Children’s House in West Linn is hiring Two Toddler and Two Children’s House Assistants for the 2017-2018 school year. 

Two Toddler Assistants for 2017-2018 School Year:
One full-time and one ¾ time position. Assistants will be working alongside an AMI Guide, in a group of 8-10 toddlers. The position pays between $15 - $16 per hour based on experience. Benefits include an annual $300 professional development fund, and paid days off.  

Two Children’s House Assistants for 2017-2018 School Year:
Two full-time hourly positions working Monday through Friday from 7:30-3:30. The position pays between $15 - $16 per hour based on experience. Each assistant will join a strong classroom community guided by an AMI-certified Guide, in a group of 20-25 children. Benefits include an annual $300 professional development fund, and paid days off. 

Position Requirements:
At least one year previous classroom experience required
Montessori, Waldorf or other child-led education experience and training preferred
Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers 

SunGarden Montessori Children's House is an AMI associated program that provides a peaceful learning environment for children ages 15 mos – 6. SunGarden has one toddler classroom and two Primary 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. Come join a community where staff are respected and empowered in their work, and encouraged to collaborate in the continued development of a very special school.

Please submit letters of interest and resume to Administrator, Yvette Cushman-Baton at

Elementary Classroom Assistants - Portland, oregon, usa

POSTED ON may 24, 2017

Childpeace Montessori School seeks candidates for the position of Elementary Classroom Assistant to begin in August 2017. We are hiring two people:  One Upper Elementary Assistant to work in a classroom of 9-12 year old students and one Lower Elementary Assistant to work in a classroom of 6-9 year olds.

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter in email text with resume attached to Please state in the email subject line the position for which you are applying.  No phone calls please.

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

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, physical education/movement skills or facility with Spanish language would be a plus.  Compensation for this position depends on experience and begins at $14.50/hr.

Candidates selected for this position Elementary will be subject to a 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.

AMI-Trained Primary Guide - albany, oregon, usa

POSTED ON may 23, 2017

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 an hour to either the wild Pacific Ocean or the snowy Cascade mountains. Our inviting campus has two Primary classrooms and is growing.

We are looking for a full time AMI-trained Montessori Primary guide to join our growing staff this Fall. Qualified candidates with or without teaching experience are welcome to apply immediately. We offer competitive salary and benefits, and professional development along with a supportive work environment. Sundborn Children’s House is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a collaborative faculty. Please submit your cover letter, resume and references to

Elementary guide - gresham, oregon, usa

POSTED ON may 23, 2017

Lewis & Clark Montessori Charter School seeks a Montessori-trained Elementary Guide to begin the 2017-18 school year. 

Now in its ninth year, Lewis & Clark is an Oregon Public Charter School serving children in the east Portland, Oregon Metropolitan area with a fully-implemented, tuition-free Montessori program. Located in the beautiful agricultural area of Damascus, just 30 minutes from both Portland and from Mt Hood, our strong Montessori program includes two Primary 3-6 year old classrooms, a Primary class for 5 year olds without prior Montessori, four Lower Elementary and four Upper Elementary classrooms. We also boast a lively 50+ student Adolescent program for 7th & 8th grades. We are seeking a trained Elementary Montessorian to guide an established Elementary classroom. 

LCMCS has a warm, positive staff culture that supports professional learning, an AMI Montessori-trained and experienced Executive Director and AMI-trained Education Program Director. There is additional Montessori-trained staff to assist learning through our Student Support Services team. The school’s sponsoring school district is highly supportive of the school, and classrooms have a full complement of Montessori materials and furnishings. 

The ideal candidate has three or more years of Montessori Elementary experience and Oregon State Licensure, or the ability to obtain this credential or Oregon Charter School Registry. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience, and competitive with schools in the locale. The compensation package includes professional development opportunities, medical/dental insurance, paid days off, a wellness allowance, and eligibility to enroll in the Oregon PERS retirement fund. 

Interested candidates may email a cover letter and resume to:

Tami O’Kinsella, Director of Education
Lewis & Clark Montessori Charter School
Phone: 503.427.0803
Fax: 503.855.3017

Lead Teacher-Upper Elementary - maricopa, arizona, usa

POSTED ON may 22, 2017

Camino Montessori seeks F/T Upper Elementary Lead Teacher for our expanding Montessori preschool and charter school. Prefer MACTE accredited Montessori teaching credential, however, we will consider sponsoring Montessori teacher training for the ideal candidate. Experienced Assistant Teachers are welcome to apply.  This is an exciting and unique opportunity to become a part of our growing supportive, close-knit, positive (and fun) team.  We are a dynamic learning community that embraces a “whole child” education approach grounded in the Montessori framework & philosophy.

We desire a highly motivated individual to help grow our upper elementary program; who is dedicated to meeting the needs of each child in a low ratio environment; who has the ability to work collaboratively with faculty and families to enhance curriculum and a strong sense of community; and who is committed to continued personal and professional growth & development. Flexibility, initiative & humor a must!

Camino Montessori is an authorized Arizona public charter school, and private preschool established in 2009 as a non-profit organization with the primary purpose of growing an authentic Montessori school in the City of Maricopa.

Our school’s founder and faculty are committed to an absolutely child-centered school which is built upon an ever deepening understanding and respect for the individuality and spirit of each child.  All of the school’s activities are guided by our

  • shared vision of  an education model based on the complete development of the child—cognitive, social, emotional, physical and spiritual.
  • shared set of core beliefs and values which are rooted in Montessori pedagogy and validated by scientific research and discoveries in brain and cognitive science.
  • shared dedication to preserving the values of Montessori education and to the strong scientific evidence that children learn best through active, experiential learning.
  • shared commitment to create a collaborative school culture which embraces the process of an ongoing “cycle of evaluative inquiry and action” at all levels of operation. 
  • shared belief that the process of learning is as equally important as learning outcomes.


  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Possess 2-3 years classroom experience
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference
  • Possess or willing to obtain valid IVP fingerprint clearance
  • Possess or willing to obtain, Montessori 9-12 (Upper Elementary) Credential/Certificate
  • Possess or willing to obtain TB test, CPR & First Aid

Competitive salary; PTO & paid vacations; paid professional development opportunities; discounted preschool & child care.
Please submit your Cover Letter & Resume to Nicole Dembiec at or fax to 520-868-6149.

Lower Elementary and Middle School Montessori Teachers - renton, washington, usa

POSTED ON may 17, 2017

Cedar River Montessori School is seeking passionate, collaborative, experienced teachers to join our community for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond!

Your qualifications: Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Montessori training from an accredited AMS, AMI, or MACTE training center. Teachers who are nearing the end of their training are encouraged to apply! You must be organized, passionate, and respectful, with excellent communication skills and ability to think creatively. Familiarity and willingness to incorporate technology a plus, as is experience with environmental education. You must be a flexible team player, and be comfortable with animals.

Job responsibilities: Duties include lesson planning for group and individual, record keeping, completing progress reports, parent-teacher meetings, classroom management, implementing the Montessori philosophy, and coordination with classroom assistant as well as with the other Montessori teachers.

Benefits: Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, retirement with company matching, tuition remission, paid professional development, and more!

To apply: Submit your resume with cover letter and salary expectations.

Lead Toddler Guide - hillsboro, oregon, usa

POSTED ON may 17, 2017

Roots & Wings Montessori School located in Hillsboro, OR, is seeking a lead toddler guide for children aged 18 to 36 months. We prefer Montessori teachers with previous experience in guiding children, but do not mean to discourage inexperienced applicants. We are looking for dedication, long-term commitment, and a responsible attitude. 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.

Interested applicants should email us their resume at

LE and UE Teachers and Assistants - portland, oregon, usa

POSTED ON may 16, 2017

The Ivy School is an innovative public Montessori Charter School in Northeast Portland, Oregon serving students in grades 1-8. Enrollment in The Ivy School is by lottery each spring. We enroll students from diverse backgrounds, including students with extensive Montessori experience as well as students with no Montessori experience whatsoever. We enroll students with special needs and students in Special Education with Individualized Education Plans. 

Teaching at The Ivy School requires flexibility and willingness to individualize instruction for all learners. Assistant Teachers work cohesively with Lead Teachers, and Assistants and Leads work collaboratively with teaching teams across grade levels. Ivy teaching teams carefully prepare nurturing and stimulating non-competitive environments where students develop as healthy, whole humans who are dedicated to peace and justice and who also meet Oregon state standards for learning.

As a public school, we are required to meet all expectations for Oregon public schools, including teaching Common Core State Standards and participating in annual state testing.  All Ivy School teachers are expected to support public school requirements in the context of the Montessori teaching method. Specifically, they must help guide the child through self-directed activities, allowing the child to develop at his or her own pace. 

Ivy School teachers and assistants are required to adapt and work collaboratively with other teachers trained in various Montessori schools of teacher education including the International Montessori Council (IMC), the American Montessori Society (AMS), the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI), and the Pan American Montessori Society (PAMS).

Montessori Elementary training is required for Lead Teachers and an Oregon Teaching License or the ability to attain one is preferred but not required.Lead Teacher candidates who do not possess or are not eligible for an Oregon Teaching License must be eligible for Charter Registry. 

Montessori training is strongly preferred for Assistant Teachers , and classroom experience as an assistant, aide, or teacher at the elementary level is required.

The Ivy School is especially interested in Teacher and Assistant candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our school community.

Interested applicants should email a letter of interest and resume to

A criminal background check is required for all applicants, and fingerprinting may be required for some applicants. Employees who may have direct, unsupervised contact with students and who do not require a license or registration must be fingerprinted.

All applicants are required to sign a disclosure release authorizing former employers to release all information related to any substantiated reports of child abuse, sexual conduct under ORS 339.370, or crimes listed in ORS 342.143, including all related documents.

Every student of The Ivy School will be given equal educational opportunities regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, disability and marital status. The Ivy School may not limit student admission based on ethnicity, national origin, race, religion, disability, gender, income level, proficiency in English language or athletic ability, but may limit admission to students within a given age group or grade level.

primary teacher - portland, oregon, usa

POSTED ON may 15, 2017

This is an exciting opportunity to grow with a blossoming business comprised of a unique team of ambitious educators. If you have ever desired to share your passion for education, knowledge and skills with children, families and staff, the Bamboo International School can be part of your future. We serve our community well by offering our students Chinese, Kindergarten preparation, Math, Music, Drawing, and a warm and homey atmosphere where parents know their child will be safe and happy. We provide a five day per week, full-year program of education supporting the development of the whole child.

You will serve as the leader of a team of staff and volunteers that provide high quality child care and education for children in our community. Your responsibilities will include those of a lead teacher; planning and implementation of a student-centered curriculum that prepares children for Kindergarten, daily teaching and supervision of children ranging from 2 months to 5 years old, on-going assessments resulting in quarterly progress reports; hiring, orienting, supervising, and evaluating staff; recruiting and enrolling children; serving lunches and menu planning; establishing and maintaining positive relationships with families; complying with licensing regulations of the Office of Child Care; developing and implementing program policies for families and staff; communicating with owner and other duties as required to maintain a healthy and safe environment for children.


  • 15 clock hours or more of training or schooling in early childhood education
  • Experience supervising and teaching children
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to be discreet and to honor confidentiality
  • Enrollment in Office of Child Care Central Background Registry 
  • Current food handlers certification, first aid/CPR, and training in child abuse detection and reporting
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record


  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with director, staff and parents.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member 
  • Flexible, dependable, and highly organized.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to compromise and problem solve.
  • Good initiative, flexibility, dependability and organizational skills.
  • Strong sense of professionalism.
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Must be willing to show mentor ship to new assisting teachers
  • As a lead teacher, you will be required to make sure that the classrooms are operating properly during all operating hours.
  • Able to work with children ages 2 -5
  • Work experiences: High School Diploma + 5 years teaching experiences or Associate degree + 3 years teaching experiences or Bachelor Degree + 1 year teaching experiences
  • Must be U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident

Compensation: $31,200 per year plus some benefits
Employment type: Full-time
Work hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm

To apply for this position, submit cover letter, resume, and three references.

We are looking for candidates who are as passionate about the growth and development of the precious children in our care as we are.