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elementary lead guide, brooklyn, ny

POSTED ON march 19, 2018

Ms. Lam Montessori, a Small Home-School Environment, is hiring an AMI-trained Elementary Montessori teacher starting Fall 2018. In this position, you will be starting a small, pilot lower-elementary classroom with approximately 8-10 children who are graduates of our primary program.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Dedicated and passionate about providing an authentic AMI Montessori education for elementary-aged children
  • Committed to the dual language aspect of our program and find it enjoyable to having a dual language classroom and school environment
  • A team player committed to professional and personal growth
  • Effective in preparing a stellar elementary classroom
  • Open to communicating regularly with parents and educating them on Montessori education
  • Benefits include: Room and board for qualified candidates in the vicinity of the school
  • Competitive compensation and health benefits
  • Paid one-week international trip with the children
  • 4-weeks paid vacation in the summer

Great deal of autonomy in running the classroom while being supported by an AMI-trained Director

Ms. Lam Montessori started in Taipei, Taiwan 30 years ago. We have 6 locations in Taipei and one in Brooklyn, NY. This school is conveniently located in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, a prime and popular neighborhood filled with cafes, restaurants, parks, and trendy boutiques! To find out more about our school, please visit

To join our outstanding team and share in our vision, please submit a cover letter and your resume to Stephanie Woo at

School Address:

133 North 8th St Brooklyn, NY 11249 USA

School Website:

lead elementary guide, ages 6-12, oakland, ca

POSTED ON march 19, 2018

Grand Lake Montessori, founded in 1978, is an urban school in Oakland, California, serving approximately 175 families. Our school has two toddler and six primary environments, and one 6-12 Elementary classroom. We have an inclusive, close-knit professional community that values the diversity and perspectives offered in the vibrant city of Oakland. Our Elementary classroom, currently in its second year, has a strong and supportive community of founding parents who are highly committed to Montessori elementary education, as well as a robust classroom culture amongst the students, making an inspiring learning environment for teachers.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a passion for Montessori education to lead our 6-12 Elementary classroom starting in August 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Benefits include paid vacation, dental and health insurance, life insurance, tuition remission, as well as a retirement benefit.


● A Bachelor’s Degree

● Montessori Elementary (6-12) training and certification

● Previous educational experience preferably with elementary age children

● Highly motivated

● Professional, prompt and punctual

● Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

● Ability to work independently, as well as with others

● Ability to build and maintain a safe, harmonious and strong classroom environment and culture

● Ability to guide and work collaboratively with the existing support teacher and build a strong teaching team

● Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members

● Strong interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills

● Ability to build strong, professional relationships with students and families

● A commitment to GLM’s mission and vision

Please submit a resume and cover letter in which you let us know what attributes you think you could bring to a young program with a strong parent community. Send these to


POSTED ON march 16, 2018

Montessori Northwest, founded in 1979 and located in SE Portland, is a Montessori teacher-training center offering rigorous, practical, and in-depth adult education in affiliation with the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI). We work to inspire new thinking about education and the nature of childhood. 

We are seeking to fill an immediate position for a cheerful, hard-working professional to undertake a variety of office support duties including the organization and managing of daily administrative tasks. This person will be friendly and comfortable completing work with a high degree of attention to detail and discretion, as well as skilled in incorporating new and effective procedures achieving better results and maintaining an efficient office environment.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Answer phones, take and distribute accurate messages
  • Greet and provide general support to visitors and students
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Receive, sort, and distribute mail
  • Maintain and enter information into databases 
  • Working knowledge of office equipment
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, and forms
  • Coordinate, schedule and organize appointments and meetings
  • Create and update records ensuring accuracy and validity of information
  • Monitor levels of supplies and handle shortages
  • Update and maintain office policies and procedures
  • Resolve office-related malfunctions and respond to requests or issues
  • Maintain trusting relationships with suppliers, students, and colleagues

Key Competencies

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem solving
  • Warm personality with strong communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Capable of working independently and committed to teamwork
  • Familiar with Montessori, a plus

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent; BA or BS preferred
  • Business College or training
  • Previous office experience
  • Competent computer skills with proficiency in Filemaker, MS Office, and G Suite
  • Internet skills including use of marketing automation systems, social media, online ecosystems and advertising services, and data collection (Google Adwords, Mailchimp, and Slack)
  • Experience with Creative Cloud, Prezi, and Populi

Cover letters and resumes including references can be emailed to

adolescent and upper elementary guide, silverton, or

POSTED ON march 16, 2018

The Community Roots School is a free public charter Montessori school in Silverton, OR. We are seeking an Upper Elementary and Adolescent Guide for the 2018-2019 school year for our expanding school.

CRS is growing our adolescent program, and we are in need of another guide to join our adolescent staff. We are also seeking an Upper Elementary Guide to join us on our journey.

CRS is seeking individuals that have a desire for public, Montessori education options. This position will be full time and will include a highly competitive salary, medical benefits, and enrollment in a retirement plan.

Please visit our website at for information on our school. We look forward to getting to know you.

Cover letters and resumes (with references) can be mailed or emailed to: The Community Roots School 229 Eureka Ave Silverton, OR 97381

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Miranda Pickner

School Address:

229 Eureka Ave Silverton, OR 97381 USA

School Website:

in-house substitute - immediate opening, portland, or

POSTED ON march 14, 2018

Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI-recognized Montessori school serving 160 children from 16 months to 12 years old in the Johns Landing neighborhood of SW Portland, is looking for a full-time In-House Substitute to join our dedicated team, beginning immediately.

The In-House Sub works full time year-round with paid vacation and sick days, covering in Toddler (16 months- 3 years), Children’s House (3-6 years), and Elementary (6-9 and 9-12 years) classrooms for planned absences and illnesses, and offering other program and administrative support when not needed in the classroom.

Flexibility, spontaneity, and a positive attitude, as well as experience working with young children, are essential for this role. Hours vary each day; candidate must be available to work Monday through Friday, approximately 8-9 hours per day between 7:15am-5:30pm (with two 10-minute paid breaks, and a ½ hour unpaid lunch). This diverse, fast-paced position offers experience and exposure in a range of classrooms, as well as the opportunity to become familiar with many aspects of school operations.


  •  Availability to work between 7:15am-5:30pm, year-round  
  •  Experience 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 requirements
  •  Completion of Child Care Health and Safety training (can be completed online)

 Previous Montessori experience will be given special consideration. Compensation is determined by experience between $13.50-$15.50 per hour plus benefits, including medical, dental, and retirement.

If you are an enthusiastic, flexible, and organized team player who is looking to serve as an integral member of a well-established AMI Recognized Montessori community, please submit your resume and cover letter to Francesca Lowes, Elementary Admissions and Program Director:

School Address:

6318 SW Corbett Ave Portland, OR 97239 US

School Website:

afternoon program leader, san francisco, ca

POSTED ON march 14, 2018

Glenpark Montessori is looking for a creative, qualified, passionate preschool teacher to lead our afternoon program with 18 children! The hours are from 1 to 6 pm Monday through Friday. We pay very fairly depending on experience and education which can range from $23-28 per hour. There is always room for growth within our school if you are the right candidate.

Glen Park Montessori (GPM) is a premier preschool offering the Montessori curriculum of early math and language arts concepts, sensorial development, practical life skills, botany, anthropology, geography, and peace studies. We have an evolving, extended curriculum that allows for creativity and dynamic learning that compliments the traditional Montessori classroom works.

We are proud of our lively, dedicated staff members and are looking for a teacher to join our team that is equally committed to being an educator, someone who values creativity, and someone who will dedicate the energy and time necessary to maintain an engaging environment for our children in the afternoon portion of our day. You will be working alongside other afternoon teachers throughout the day. The current afternoon program consists of art projects, free choice, outside time, and story time.

We welcome and encourage other afternoon activities such as dancing, music, cooking, or anything else you are passionate about! Cleaning and classroom maintenance is also a necessary role in the Afternoon program position. It is also important to maintain friendly and professional relationships between staff members and the wonderful community of parents at GPM.

Please only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.

Please send a resume and cover letter to if you are interested in this position and can commit to one year. More benefits are offered to employees after one year. We look forward to meeting you!

School Address:

647 Chenery Street San Francisco, CA 94131 United States

School Website:

assistant to infancy, zurich, switzerland

POSTED ON march 12, 2018

MIC Montessori Infant Community seeks AMI Montessori 0-3 certified guide.

Qualifications sought include:

  • Native English speaking
  • Self-motivated and passionate about early childhood
  • Team Player

School Address:

MIC Montessori Infant Community

GmbH Seestrasse 133 Zurich

 Zurich 8002 Switzerland

School Website:

PRIMARY lead GUIDE, silver city, new mexico

POSTED ON march 12, 2018

The Guadalupe Montessori School seeks an AMI trained Primary guide who is up for an adventure and interested in joining a passionate, dedicated team of educators in wild and beautiful Southwest New Mexico. The ideal candidate will have been in an AMI Montessori classroom for at least one 3 year cycle, and have an interest in whole school systems and leadership. A genuine love of children, a patient and stable demeanor, and the ability to be proactive and flexible are highly valued characteristics of our new Primary Guide!

While experience is preferred, all qualified applicants will be considered- we are looking for the right match! The teaching position begins in August of 2018, or June of 2018 if the candidate would like to work in our summer program. The Guadalupe Montessori School was founded in 1979, is located in Silver City, New Mexico, and has no religious affiliation.

More information about the school can be found on our website-

Interested applicants may send a resume and a cover letter to Martha Egnal, Head of School, to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position is open until filled.

School Address:

1731 N. Alabama St. Silver City, NM 88061 United States

School Website:


POSTED ON march 9, 2018

Sunshine Montessori School in Beaverton, has been serving the local community since 1995. At present we are looking for a trained Primary guide (AMI or AMS certification), for a classroom that we are planing to open in near future. This is a full time, immediate opening. Candidates without teaching experience also will be considered.

School Address:

4845 SW Murray Road, Beaverton, OR 97005 

School Website:

pm care support position, portland, or

POSTED ON march 6, 2018

Come join our team at West Hills Montessori! West Hills Montessori was founded in 1968 with the mission to provide a quality Montessori educational environment. West Hills Montessori is seeking reliable, dedicated, and experienced candidates for an afternoon daycare position. West Hills Montessori is a family-run business in its 50th year of service to children in the Southwest Portland and Lake Oswego area.

We offer Montessori toddler, preschool, and elementary programs to children from 15 months to 12-years-old. At the end of the Montessori work cycle, the children transition into after care where we enjoy positive interactions through games, puzzles, artwork, toys, and group activities. You can learn more about our program at:

The candidate will need to have at least one year of work experience with children ages 3-6-years-old, or 6-12 year olds (depending on the position), a love of working with children, a patient disposition and a positive demeanor. The candidate must also exhibit teamwork, punctuality, enthusiasm, and a flexible attitude.

Job requirements: - Must be willing to enroll in the Oregon Central Background Registry - Complete the Office of Childcare Safety Set (CPR, First Aid, Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect Training, Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety Training). - Possess or be willing to obtain a Food Handler’s Card.

The duties of these positions may include, but are not limited to: - Assist in the supervision of children at lunch. - Supervise children on the playground. - Assist in the nap room. - Ability to lift 30 lbs and move up and down from the floor with the children. - Supervise indoor play. - Keep accurate attendance records. -Engage with children in a variety of activities.

Position available: SW Portland Campus 11:30am-5:30pm, Mondays – Fridays

Working with children ages 3-12, lunch help, nap room support, PM Care support

*The available position begins on April 2, 2018.  A friendly atmosphere, competitive wages, fun on the job, and a fantastic school community await you!

Please email your resume and cover letter to Anne Blickenstaff: or fax to 503-246-5496.

School Address:

4920 SW Vermont Street Portland, Oregon 97219 United States

School Website:

primary assistant/kitchen maven, portland, or

POSTED ON march 6, 2018

Chestnut Grove Montessori Children's House in Sellwood is seeking a primary assistant for our community of 15 children. Our smaller group spends its days working within our purposefully built cottage with day-long access to the outdoors. Duties of the classroom assistant consist mainly of working together with the children to plan, prepare and clean up from their snacks and lunch. In addition to this work within our integrated kitchen, the assistant also works to support all the other work of the children within the community, as is typical within a Montessori primary community.

Preference will be given to candidates who have A.M.I primary training as well as a strong interest in cooking and nutrition. Chestnut Grove is a year-round program. The position is 40 hours per week (8-4). Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume (including references) to

School Address:

7920 SE 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97202 USA

School Website:

upper elementary lead teacher, arcata, ca

POSTED ON march 6, 2018

Six Rivers Montessori, a dynamic 1st-6th year elementary school, is nestled in the heart of northern Humboldt County, where the redwoods meet the sea. This naturally beautiful and lush part of Northern California is home to Humboldt State University helping to make it a culturally diverse and globally conscious community.

Our successful program boasts an AMI certified Lower Elementary teacher, a fully equipped classroom and a warm and supportive parent community. We are hoping to attract an AMI certified Upper Elementary teacher who is motivated to help us reach our goals and realize our highest vision for our school.

Please visit our website at for a complete job description, application, and to read our Blueprint. Applications are due by March 30th.

School Address:

1222 Hallen Dr. Arcata, CA 95521 United States

School Website:

lower elementary lead teacher, dallas, tx

POSTED ON march 5, 2018

Lumin Education is currently seeking a Lower Elementary Teacher (ages 6-9 years) to lead a public Montessori classroom. We are a publicly funded charter school working with a predominately under-served population. Lead Teachers help direct his/her students’ activities academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach his/her fullest potential in these developmental areas, in accordance with the Montessori philosophy and procedures. This position also requires the ability to establish positive relationships with parents and colleagues to best serve the needs of the students.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to


  • Montessori certification (Association Montessori International (AMI) diploma preferred);
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of two years teaching in a Montessori classroom
  • Legal work status in the U.S.
  • A passion for teaching, and the temperament to engage children with a wide range of learning styles, and from diverse home backgrounds.

School Address:

924 Wayne St , Dallas, TX 75231 USA

School Website:

lower elementary lead guide, ferndale, wa

POSTED ON march 5, 2018

Pioneer Meadows Montessori School (PMMS) in Ferndale, Washington is seeking an AMI certified Lower Elementary Lead Guide for the 2018-2019 school year. PMMS is located just north of Bellingham, WA on the northern end of the breathtaking Puget Sound. Our proximity to Mount Baker, the San Juan Islands, the Salish Sea, and Vancouver, Canada allows for an abundance of outdoor activities and opportunities. Built literally on a meadow, our school is located on 5.6 acres and lies adjacent to 20+ acres of open space. Nestled in a vibrant farming community, our small school has been a thriving learning environment for children (ages 2.5-12 years) for nearly nine years.

Our ideal candidate will be a community-minded and socially conscious individual, who is energetic, creative, and an experienced and committed Montessori teacher.


  •  Bachelor’s Degree
  •  AMI Elementary training and certification  
  • Previous Montessori teaching experience, preferably with elementary age children ·
  • Highly motivated  
  • A clear communicator with strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Professional and prompt
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, as well as with others
  • Ability to build and maintain a safe, harmonious, inclusive, and strong classroom environment and culture
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and build a strong teaching team
  • Ability to build strong, professional relationships with students and families
  • A commitment to PMMS’s mission and vision

For more information about our school, our mission, and a copy of the complete LE teacher job description, please visit our website at

Please submit a resume along with three professional references and a cover letter attached in a single pdf file to Julie Johnson at

School Address:

2377 Douglas Road Ferndale, WA 98248 USA

School Website:

primary lead teacher, salinas, ca

POSTED ON march 5, 2018

Montessori Learning Center believes that those that exhibit respect and empathy for all children have a place here at MLC!

We are in search of a lead primary teacher for the 2018-2109 school year. This position is offered to an AMI/AMS certified primary lead teacher with a strong connection to the Montessori philosophy. Other certifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for this position should be able to implement curriculum, assess developmental needs of the children, encourage the development of social skills through instruction as well as demonstration, and conduct organized class activities for occasional events.

We offer competitive salaries based on relevant professional experience and educational background. Medical benefits offered in addition to paid time off. With over 40 years providing exceptional child care and education, we look forward to finding our new MLC Family member!

Job Requirements:

  • 12 ECE units
  • Has completed AMS/AMI Montessori teaching certificate
  • Current health screening
  •  DOJ clearance/Livescan
  •  Authorization to work in the US
  •  Immunization requirements as set forth by the CCLD (TB, Influenza, Pertussis, Measles)
  • Finger printing via Live Scan service (LIC 9163, LIC 995F)

For prompt consideration please submit your letter of interest, resume, and references to

School Address:

30 Hitchcock Road Salinas, CA 93908 USA

School Website:

principal, high desert montessori school, reno, NV

POSTED ON march 5, 2018

High Desert Montessori School is a dynamic school located in Reno, Nevada. We are a public Montessori Charter school that serves 427 students from toddlers to eighth grade. We have a strong team of 46 committed staff members. We are looking for a Principal to lead our school beginning the 2018/2019 school year.

Reno hosts over 100 festivals a year and is rich in culture and events. Less than an hour from Lake Tahoe and just minutes from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Reno offers easy access to a variety of sporting and outdoor activities and some of the most spectacular landscapes in the west.

We offer an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance and membership in the Nevada Public Employees Retirement System. We offer a very competitive starting salary. Please visit our website for more information and a complete job description at

Please send resumes by 3/19/18 to: 

Terry Fowler, Board Chair High Desert Montessori School

School Address:

2590 Orovada Street Reno, NV 89512 United States

School Website:

primary lead teacher, quincy, ma

POSTED ON february 28, 2018

Adams Montessori School is seeking a lead teacher at the primary level for the 2018 - 2019 school year. We are looking for a creative, dynamic and enthusiastic individual dedicated to the Montessori principles and standards. Celebrating over 40 years of service to toddler, preschool, kindergarten and elementary children, our school is located in the heart of Quincy, Massachusetts - just south of Boston and close to public transportation. Qualified candidates should possess a BA/BS degree (MA preferred) and an AMI teaching credential. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Benefit package includes medical coverage, a cafeteria plan and a retirement plan. Please send a cover letter, resume, references and AMI certification by email or regular mail to the attention of Nicole Manny (

School Address:

310 Adams Street Quincy, MA 02169 USA

School Website:

Lead Teachers & Assistant Teachers, portland, OR

POSTED ON february 26, 2018

The Ivy School is an innovative tuition-free Public Montessori Charter School in Northeast Portland, Oregon serving 280 students in grades 1 -- 8.  The Ivy School is committed to educational equity and Peace Education and integrates Anti-Bias, Anti-Racism education into the Montessori classroom with ongoing lessons in social justice, respect and responsibility.

Learn more about The Ivy School


Lead Teachers  
Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary

Teachers with a bachelor’s degree and no prior teaching experience start at $36,050 annually, Teachers with a master’s degree and no prior teaching experience start at $39,140 annually. Teachers can earn up to $47,380 based on education and experience and according to The Ivy School salary schedule. The Ivy School offers fully paid medical and dental benefits packages a fun and supportive work environment, coaching and mentoring, and a great community of students, families, and colleagues. 

Our ideal Lead Teacher candidate has completed Montessori training and has a Teacher Standards and Practices (TSPC) issued Oregon Teaching License (or the ability to acquire an Oregon teaching license within 60 days of hire).


Is eligible for TSPC Charter Registry as a Teacher and commits to completing the required ORELA testing and proof of educational qualifications within 60 days of hire. Completion of the FBI Criminal History fingerprint and background clearance is required before the first day of school in September.

For more information about TSPC Teacher License and Charter Registry

Assistant Teachers
Lower and Upper Elementary

Assistant Teachers earn $16.50 and up hourly based on education and experience and according to The Ivy School pay schedule. Assistant Teachers work 35 hours each week and are expected to support the work of the Teacher and to work together with the Assistant Teaching team to plan and teach lessons in art, physical education, and music.

The Ivy School offers fully paid medical and dental benefits packages a fun and supportive work environment, coaching and mentoring, and a great community of students, families, and colleagues. 

Ideal Assistant candidates have some Montessori training and some classroom experience. Candidates with public school classroom experience who do not have Montessori training may also be considered. We encourage you to learn about the Montessori method before applying.

Completion of the FBI Criminal History fingerprint and background clearance is required before the first day of school in September.

Also required of all applicants is a signed 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.

Teaching at The Ivy School requires flexibility and willingness to individualize instruction for every learner. Assistant Teachers work cohesively with Lead Teachers, and Assistants and Leads work collaboratively with teaching teams across grade levels. Ivy School teachers and assistants are required to adapt and work collaboratively with other teachers trained in various Montessori schools of teacher education.

As a public school we are required to meet all expectations for public schools in Oregon, including teaching Common Core State Standards and participating in annual state testing. Ivy School teachers are expected to fully support all public school requirements in the context of the Montessori teaching method. 

Qualified applicants should respond to with a letter of interest and resume. We will contact qualified applicants ONLY.

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.

Lead Guide Positions, Various Locations, united states

POSTED ON february 26, 2018

Guidepost Montessori is looking for A to I, Primary and Elementary Lead Guides for our campuses across the US!

We're now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year for Infant, Toddler, Primary and Elementary teachers at our schools across the country!

Are you a passionate, Montessori trained teacher? Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement? Join our team and lead your very own classroom in one of our beautiful campuses across the United States. We currently have school locations in the following communities:

  •  Dallas, TX (McKinney, Frisco, Flower Mound)
  • North Carolina (Charlotte, Raleigh)
  • Chicago, IL (Wicker Park)
  • Orange County, CA (Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, Rancho Santa Margarita)
  • Northern California (Palo Alto)


In this role, you'll create and lead a model classroom. Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment. You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique.

We have Mandarin and Spanish immersion programs at select campuses and would love to speak to native Mandarin and Spanish speakers with Montessori training!

We offer competitive salaries, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as a generous tuition discount. We also provide immigration assistance and visa sponsorship to guides coming to us from other countries.

Want to learn more about us?

At Guidepost Montessori, we are a team of educators, first and foremost. Even our founder and CEO is AMI trained, and started his career in the classroom! We've now expanded to become a network of Montessori schools, dedicated to fundamentally changing the face of education in the United States by growing the Montessori movement. From the top-down, we believe in what we do - and we want to invite you to join our community of educators, passionate about spreading high-fidelity Montessori!

To see pictures of our classrooms, go to our galleries page

To apply, visit our careers page

ami trained primary guide, albany, Or

POSTED ON february 23, 2018

Sundborn Children’s House has served the local community for over 20 years, and is located in Albany, Oregon, 10 miles from Oregon State University and about an hour from both Portlandia and Oregon’s beautiful Pacific coast. Our inviting and growing campus has two Primary classrooms, is intentionally affordable, and finds value in serving a broad socioeconomic spectrum.

We are looking for a full time AMI-trained Montessori Primary guide or an AMI guide-in-training to join our growing staff to start now. Qualified candidates with or without teaching experience are encouraged to apply immediately.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and professional development in a supportive work environment. Your AMI diploma gives you license to teach; Sundborn gives you the opportunity to learn.

An equal opportunity employer, we operate effectively as a collaborative, close-knit faculty.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and 2 references to


Contact: Karen Madsen-Barton email: phone 541-926-9668

School Address:

1015 7th Avenue SE Albany, Oregon 97321 United States

lead primary guide, bend, Or

POSTED ON february 22, 2018

Bend Montessori School is seeking a Lead Guide for the 2018-2019 school year. The ideal candidate will be a community-minded individual with a love for working with children and experience in a Montessori classroom environment. 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'd love to hear from you! Please send your resume and letter of interest to:

School Address:

680 NW Bond St. Bend, OR 97703 USA

School Website:

lead primary guide, portland, or

POSTED ON february 22, 2018

Puddletown School is hiring a primary guide for the 18/19 school year. We are an AMI primary and elementary program in Eastmoreland SE Portland.

Eligible candidates will need:

  • AMI primary diploma  
  • Criminal history registry
  • CPR/1st aid Food handler’s card
  • Experience working in a primary Montessori environment
  • Willingness to commit to at least 3 years of employment with us
  • Classroom management skills
  • Ability to collaborate, communicate directly, keep records, hold parent/teacher conferences, lead parent education nights, and work well with others.

We are a tight knit team of dedicated people and we look forward to welcoming the best candidate to our community.

Please check out our website for more information:

Send a short cover letter and resume to

School Address:

7220 SE Cesar Chavez Portland, Oregon 97202 United States

School Website:


AMI Elementary Teacher, Richmond, BC. CANADA

POSTED ON february 20, 2018

Pacific Rim Montessori Academy seeks an AMI Elementary Teacher ( ages 6-12) for September 2018 at our Steveston location: 6160 London Rd. Richmond. 

We seek an energetic, self-motivated dynamic teacher with a commitment to AMI principles and philosophy. Spoken and written French/ Spanish/ Mandarin an asset. 

Employment requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, AMI Elementary (6-12)  Diploma, Eligibility for BC Teacher Certification and Eligibility for Canadian immigration. 

Main Duties:

  • Prepare and deliver presentations as per curriculum
  • Lead students in activities that promote physical, mental and social development of students
  • Evaluate progress of students based on observation and discuss progress with students and parents through individual conferences. 
  • Identify individual learning needs to prepare and deliver presentations accordingly
  • Supervise and guide assistant and student teachers as necessary. 

Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Benefits offered. 

Please visit the school website for more information about the school:

Please reply to: Mrs. Meenu Chaudhary  

Primary guide, mcminnville, or

POSTED ON february 20, 2018

McMinnville Montessori School is seeking an AMI certified primary guide to take over a well estabilished classroom of 25 children for the 2018-19 school year.

We are located just south of Portland in the quaint town of McMinnville, a thriving community in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wine region. Founded in 1983, our school serves children ages 3 through 12. We have one primary classroom and our elementary classroom was added in 1997.

Our mission is to cultivate curiosity, independence, social responsibility, and a lifelong love of learning. We are committed to creating a family oriented inclusive community and work hard to create an environment for the faculty where their work is valued and they have meaningful say in the values and operations of our growing school. We welcome dedicated Montessorians interested in being part of and contributing to a warm, loving and thoughtful community of practice. We offer a competitive salary.

Please forward your resume and letter of interest to:

Shazia Abdulla, Head of School (

School website:

Elementary directress, chicago, Il

POSTED ON february 20, 2018

Seton Academy, a Catholic Montessori school, established in 1979, has an opening for an elementary directress beginning in the Fall of 2018, and is happy to sponsor a candidate for Montessori training if needed. Located in a quiet western suburb of Chicago, Seton seeks a cheerful, gentle and energetic individual to guide students aged six to twelve. Large, airy classrooms, dedicated parents, pleasant work atmosphere. Knowledge of the Catholic Faith a must; Catechesis of the Good Shepherd helpful. Please call Mary C. Thornton at (630) 279-4101 or email

School Address:

350 N. Westmore Ave. Villa Park, Illinois 60181 United States

School Website:

lower elementary and primary guides, richland, wa

POSTED ON february 20, 2018

The Sagebrush Montessori community is seeking both a primary and lower elementary guide to join our staff for the 2018-19 school year. Sagebrush Montessori was established in 1996. Over the past 22 years it has become known for its excellent reputation as an authentic Montessori program with a diverse and supportive parent community.

Our primary classrooms are located on a beautiful one-acre campus with a large outdoor environment. It is surrounded by a natural shrub-steppe park. The Elementary Program is housed just a half mile away in a historic firehouse. The Firehouse property includes a large garden space, an adjacent city park and it is on a major bus line – just perfect for adventuring outside of the classroom. The elementary program began in 2013 and has rapidly grown into a thriving, exciting place to teach and learn.

Sagebrush Montessori is located in South Eastern Washington. The Tri-Cities are in the center of this state’s wine country. With flowing rivers and 200+ sun filled days a year, this area offers many outdoor activities: hiking, biking, golfing, skiing and a variety of watersports. The community boasts a low cost of living and was recently named a “top place to raise children” by Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

School Address:

507 Wright Ave

Richland, WA 99352 United States