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

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Lower Elementary Lead Guide ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON AUG 25, 2016

The Ivy School is an innovative public Montessori Charter School in Northeast Portland, Oregon serving students in grades 1 – 8. Our school is an amazing community and Portland is a terrific place. See our Facebook page to learn more (our website is currently under construction).

We are seeking a Lower Elementary Lead Guide. Montessori Elementary training required, an Oregon Teaching License, or the ability to obtain one, is preferred, but not required. Our first step is a telephone interview, so send us your resume and cover letter to We look forward to talking with you!

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.

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.

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.

Toddler Assistant ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON AUG 24, 2016

Our sweet, intimate toddler program, located in SE Portland, is seeking a third thoughtful and kind adult to help assist with daily duties. Hours are Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM; we are closed on Fridays.
Duties include:
-Morning set up
-Assisting children with toileting
-Assisting and supporting children with dressing/undressing
-Supervising and assisting children outdoors (we go out every day, rain or shine!)
-Preparing food, snack and lunch
-Helping with pick-up transitions and nap-time transition
-End-of-day cleaning
-Other support for guides and children, as needed

-enjoy Montessori environments, and young children!
-have experience/education with early childhood education/Montessori
-have appropriate documentation/certification to work with children in Oregon (we can help you with this)

Starting hourly wage depends on experience and education.  Paid holidays off.  Please email with resume and a letter telling us about your interest in this position.  Contact:

Classroom Aide ~ Vancouver, WA, USA

POSTED ON AUG 19, 2016

Cascadia School is seeking a classroom aide for a student with special needs for the 2016 - 2017 school year. The position is part time. As a classroom aide, the candidate will support the student’s learning and foster their independence. Cascadia is a Montessori school for children 1st through 8th grade. The ideal candidate will have experience with inclusive education as well as familiarity with Montessori education. Wage, hours and benefits can be discussed in person. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to or call the school at

School website:

Infant/Toddler Guide and Assistant, Primary Assistant ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON AUG 19, 2016

Bethany Village Montessori School.  Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Through the Montessori method, our affectionate and loving staff ensures that our children are imparted with the knowledge to succeed.

Our Teachers…

Are caring, compassionate and love what they do!
Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards.
Help to maintain a Montessori prepared environment that is clean and organized.
Have countless advancement opportunities through our on-going training and expansive network of centers and brands.
Are rewarded with hugs from children and praise from parents every day!
We are looking for candidates that are as passionate about the growth and development of the precious children in our care as we are.

We are most interested in talking to applicants that have:

- Montessori Infant/Toddler certification from a MACTE accredited institute
- A High School diploma or equivalent
- One year Experience working in a licensed childcare facility Or 20 units of Early Childhood Education
- Impeccable references and a proven track record of caring and nurturing children to provide them with a great start to their educational careers
- The ability to meet state and/or accreditation requirements for education and experience
- Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work
- Must be at least 18 years of age


School Website:

Primary Teacher, Substitutes,  and Assistants ~ Port Orchard, WA, USA

POSTED ON AUG 16, 2016

Montessori Farmhouse School is growing - We are hiring for the 2016-2017 School Year!

Currently seeking Montessori Primary teachers to guide a Primary classroom, Assistant Montessori teachers, and Substitutes. Our Primary program is offered to children ages 2 1/2 - 6 years old Monday through Friday 8:30am-3:30pm.

Montessori Farmhouse School offers an environmentally-based Montessori educational program. Wildlife and nature are abundant throughout the grounds to provide an indoor and outdoor learning environment. Our school is nestled in 6 acres of wooded forest located just in between Gig Harbor and Port Orchard, WA off Highway 16..

Interested candidates please email your resume to the office at

Upper Elementary Teacher ~ Olympia, WA, USA

POSTED ON AUG 16, 2016

ORLA Montessori is currently seeking a Montessori trained Upper Elementary Teacher with a Washington teaching license (or ability to acquire a WA teaching license). ORLA Montessori is a tuition-free public Montessori Charter School in Olympia Washington serving students in grades PK-- 6. As a public school all teachers are expected to support public school requirements in the context of the Montessori teaching method. We offer a competitive starting salary and benefits, a fun and supportive work environment, coaching and mentoring, and a great community of students, families, and colleagues.

Apply at

Lower Elementary Lead Teacher ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON AUG 11, 2016

The Ivy School is currently seeking a Montessori trained Lower Elementary Lead Teacher with an Oregon teaching license (or ability to acquire an OR teaching license within 60 days of hire).  The Ivy School is an innovative tuition-free public Montessori Charter School in Northeast Portland, Oregon serving students in grades 1 -- 8.

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 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.  We offer a competitive starting salary and benefits, a fun and supportive work environment, coaching and mentoring, and a great community of students, families, and colleagues.

A criminal background check and fingerprinting is required.

Send a resume and letter of interest to

Toddler Guide ~ West Linn, OR, USA

POSTED ON AUG 11, 2016

SunGarden Montessori is hiring a toddler guide for possible Fall start date.  SunGarden Montessori Children’s House is expanding its 35-year Children’s House program to include a small toddler program, starting in January 2017. We are seeking a toddler Guide who is interested in participating both in the growth and development of this new program, as well as filling the part-time lead position in January.

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:
AMI Teaching Certification (Or partial completion of A to I training)
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 2 ½ - 6. SunGarden has two classrooms, a fully integrated indoor/outdoor learning environment for the children, and a staff deeply committed to joyfully supporting the growth and individuality of every child.

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

Aftercare Teacher ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON AUG 11, 2016

Puddletown School is hiring for an aftercare teacher. We are an AMI school with about 100 children, ages 3-9. This could be a great opportunity for someone in the MNW training!  The hours are M-F 3-545 with some additional hours for teacher planning and staff meetings throughout the year and an option for more hours cleaning the school. The position begins late August. The aftercare position is a co-lead for about 20 primary and elementary children, ages 3-9.

Some of the duties include: planning, engaging and supervising children in our indoor/outdoor environments, keeping attendance records, and restoring the environment.

Please send your cover letter and resume to

Elementary Sub (Maternity Leave) ~ Richland, WA, USA

POSTED ON AUG 10, 2016

Sagebrush Elementary is seeking a lower elementary guide for a 12 week maternity leave position beginning late September 2016 and extending through mid-December 2016.  A substitute guide would lead a growing classroom of 20 first and second grade students.

Ideal candidates will:
 Hold a Montessori Teaching Diploma
 Have experience working with children ages 6-9
 Have strong leadership and organizational skills
 Be enthusiastic, compassionate, creative and inspired about teaching
 Be able to work and communicate effectively with staff and parents

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
 Teaching all subject matters
 Providing whole group, small group and individualized lessons
 Evaluating students' academic and social progress, keeping appropriate records, and preparing progress reports
 Communicating with parents through meetings, email, and other means of communication
 Works closely with a classroom assistant
 Communicates with Lead Teacher and Administration
 Attends meetings and school events as needed

Sagebrush Elementary, is housed in an historic firehouse -- a fun, creative and inspiring place to teach and learn. We are nestled amongst the shrub-steppe, flowing rivers and a thriving wine community. The Firehouse property includes both a lower and upper elementary classroom, large garden space, an adjacent city park and it is on a major bus line -- just perfect for adventuring outside of the classroom.

Sagebrush Elementary was started by a deeply committed group of parents. We are a board run, non-profit organization. Our school is AMI recognized and is currently the only AMI recognized program in the area. Working at Sagebrush Elementary means that you will be amongst the pioneers who are bringing Montessori Education to South Eastern Washington. A substitute guide will play an integral role in the continued development and growth of our young elementary program.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Jen Sandvig,

Lead Montessori Teacher ~ Seattle, WA, USA

POSTED ON AUG 10, 2016

Hello and greetings!

I am a Montessori lead teacher at Little Laurels Montessori in Lake City. I have been offered a new position in Rome, Italy and I am looking to replace myself with a wonderfully kind and caring individual with a love of learning to match that of my students! I would not be leaving this wonderful and remarkable school if not for this opportunity to train in Rome.

My students are curious, funny and incredibly perceptive and mature. They have explored the seven continents, worked together as a team to create a family and support that would make one fall in love with peace once again in this day and age! They are eager and waiting for some individual who will help them to develop their skills further and continue to challenge them in all the ways that matter!

I kindly urge you to visit our room and see them first hand!

My school is a supportive place where all have a voice in what we do! It is a school of mutual respect for children and adults and where opportunity awaits in growth and personal development. If not for this rare and unique opportunity abroad, there is no where else I would rather be! It is simply the best!

Very sincerely,

Nicole Brauch

Check out our website at

Please contact Vynessa at to apply.

Assistant/Support ~ Portland, OR, USA

POSTED ON AUG 10, 2016

Portland Montessori Collaborative seeks two creative, flexible and grounded people to start immediately. One for our whole school support assistant (25 hrs/week with opportunity to sub) and one for our Montessori Preschool/Casa Assistant (40 hours/week) 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. Before starting this position, you must be enrolled in Central Background Registry, have a current Food Handler’s Card, be current in Infant/Child First Aid/CPR, and have taken RCAAN. To be eligible for the top end of the pay scale, you must have a step 5 or higher on the Oregon Registry.

This is a full time position to start as soon as possible. This position involves working with children of all ages, working with many adults, cleaning,gardening, and assisting children during mealtimes and in the bathroom. Montessori experience preferred, not necessary. A respect for children and what they can teach you is a requirement. A sense of humor is non-negotiable.

Portland Montessori Collaborative (pdxMC) is deeply committed to environmental sustainability and we integrate conservation into our curriculum and practice. Ours is an all day year round Montessori program. 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’.

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

Compensation: $12-15/hour
Medical/Dental/PTO/Vacation after 90 days
Please, no phone calls about this position.

Montessori Lead Teacher (Pre-K) ~ san francisco, california, USA


Kai Ming, Inc. is a non-profit agency that provides high-quality Head Start service for children 3-5 years old. Head Start is a federal funded program which provides free early care education for low-income children as well as for low-income children as well as family services for the families. We are serving 300 children and their families in needs in the City and Country of San Francisco.

The Lead Teacher must be an appropriate role model for staff, parents and children. He/She is responsible for exhibiting good and respectful communication, problem solving and priority setting skills as well as maintaining an overall positive attitude. The Lead Teacher will provide supervision, guidance and trainings to Assistant Teachers, Teacher Aides, Center Aides and Parent Volunteers on a daily basis and/or as needed. He/She must be capable of writing clearly and maintaining current documentation for each child. The Lead Teacher is responsible for the care and the development of children, supervising, teaching, implementing culturally relevant curriculum, and creating a developmentally appropriate classroom for children with active participation of parents and other staff to meet the Head Start Performance Standards.

We are exploring to establish a Montessori inspired curriculum for a pilot site. We are looking for qualified teachers with International or American Montessori credential. 

Head Start has a lot of compliance requirements. However, our agency is very supportive to teachers. Our teacher turnover rate is very low. We encourage qualified Montessori teacher join us to establish a Montessori inspired curriculum for the agency. A quick outline of responsibilities for this position is to:

  • gradually implement Montessori teaching philosophy and strategy
  • learn and implement the requirements of Head Start
  • work with management team to design the implementation of a Montessori class 

We encourage Montessori teachers who have passion to serve low-income families and who are willing to learn to apply for this career opportunity.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with job and skill level. Benefits include health, vision, dental, acupuncture, chiropractic, life insurance, retirement, vacation time, sick leave time and personal time.

Application process: Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to: Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

Primary Montessori Teacher's Assistant ~ burley, WASHINGTON, USA


Montessori Farmhouse School is currently looking for Primary Montessori Teachers Interns/Assistants to join our community. 
Assistants are needed to support the head teacher’s in the primary classrooms, before and after school child care, assist children at lunch and recess, help make classroom materials, and other school related duties.

Our school is nestled in 6 acres of wooded forest located just off Highway 16, in between Gig Harbor and Port Orchard on Bethel-Burley Road.

Montessori Farmhouse School offers an environmentally-based Montessori educational program. Wildlife and nature are abundant throughout the grounds to provide an indoor and outdoor learning environment.

Interested candidates please email your résumé to Lisa at:

Primary Classroom Assistant ~ vancouver, washington, USA


Vancouver Montessori School has an immediate opening for a full time Primary Assistant. We are a well-established school in Vancouver, WA, currently housing two Toddler Community classrooms and three Children’s House classrooms. 

The successful applicant will have a natural desire to work with children following the Montessori Method, be able to adapt to changing needs of children and classroom dynamics, be patient and gentle while being consistent and firm when appropriate. Reliability and punctuality are imperative. Previous Montessori training and/or experience is ideal but not required. 

Please respond via email to: Include education, work experience, skills, hobbies, foreign language abilities, etc. that may enhance the experience of the children. Wage, benefits and hours can be discussed in person.

On-Call Substitutes ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA


The Montessori School of Beaverton (MSB) is seeking on-call substitute assistants for 3-6, 6-9 and 9 12 classrooms. Located on a beautiful six-acre campus in Northwest Portland with gardens and wooded trails, MSB was designed specifically to provide Montessori education for children 3-12 years old. 

All classroom assistants are expected to model respectful and positive behavior, ensure safety, oversee the activities of the children according to the specifications of the teacher, conscientiously supervise children during arrival/dismissal times and recess, and maintain an orderly and clean classroom. 

Experience or training in Montessori is a bonus. The successful candidate is someone who feels joy in working with children, has a positive attitude, is patient, flexible, responsible, and a good observer.

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

Year-Round Toddler Classroom Assistant ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA


Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI-recognized Montessori school serving 180 children in John’s Landing, has an immediate opening for a Classroom Assistant in our AYM (All Year Montessori) Toddler program.

Duties: Support the Montessori trained Lead Guide and Assistant Guide with a group of up to 12 children ages 16 months to 3 years. Tasks include assisting with toileting, snack, nap, and outdoor play, as well as supervising children’s classroom activities and cleaning and maintaining the environment.

Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm during the school year, 10:30am-5:00pm during the summer months


  • Experience working with very young children and a genuine enjoyment of this age group
  • Compassionate, gentle manner in communicating with and redirecting toddlers
  • Enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry
  • Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to meet Office of Child Care Aide II requirements

Compensation: $13.50/hour starting, plus medical, dental, and retirement benefits

Please send your cover letter and resume to Francesca Lowes, Elementary Program Director, to:

Year-Round Children's House Classroom Assistant ~ PORTLAND, OREGON, USA


Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI-recognized Montessori school serving 180 children in John’s Landing, has an immediate opening for a Classroom Assistant working with children from 3 to 6 years old.

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

Hours: 11:00am to 5:45pm daily, year round


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

Compensation: $13.50/hour starting, plus medical, dental, and retirement benefits

Please send your cover letter and resume to Francesca Lowes, Elementary Program Director, at:

Elementary Aftercare Teacher ~ portland, OREGON, USA

POSTED ON Aug 3, 2016

Sunstone Montessori School, an AMI Montessori school serving 180 children in John’s Landing, is looking for an Elementary Aftercare Teacher. This person will support and collaborate with our long-time Aftercare Director in running the after-school program for children aged 6 to 12. The position officially begins Monday, August 29, with some additional hours for orientation, set up of the environment, and staff/team meetings beginning the week of August 15.

Duties include but are not limited to: supervising children during both indoor and outdoor play, keeping accurate attendance records, maintaining the environment, preparing snacks, and engaging the children in a variety of activities. Strong preference given to candidates with backgrounds in arts and crafts, and who are eager to bring their artistic skills and experience into the Aftercare program. 

Hours: 2:00-5:30pm daily during 10-month session, plus attendance at Whole Staff Meetings and occasional events throughout the year.


  • Experience working with Elementary aged children
  • Enrollment in the Oregon Criminal Registry
  • Current CPR/1st Aid, RRCAN, and Food Handlers
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must complete 15 hours of professional development each program year

Compensation: $13.50/hr.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Francesca Lowes, Elementary Program Director, at:

Toddler Assistant ~ west linn, oregon, USA


Cascade Summit Montessori School is located in beautiful West Linn, OR, nestled in the Cascadia Mountain Range, just 20 minutes from Portland. Our beautiful school is a lovely Montessori community that was formed in 2000. We serve children who are ages 18 months to 6 years of age. 

The Toddler Assistant position is full time and eligible for benefits. We require all candidates to be enrolled in the Oregon Criminal Registry, attain CPR/First Aid, Food Handlers', and Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect.

Admissions & Communications Coordinator ~ burien, WASHINGTON, USA


Three Tree Montessori, an AMI Recognized school serving 195 children ages 1 - 12, seeks a full-time Admissions & Communications Coordinator to start in August 2016.

The Admissions & Communications Coordinator cultivates strong relationships with prospective & current families from initial inquiry through enrollment. She/he will also manage our brand through internal/external marketing and communications and has a vital role representing our mission & vision within our school and to the community at large. 

Requirements include: a 4-year college/university degree; experience in school admissions; previous work or volunteer experience in a Montessori community; exceptional written & verbal communication skills; and fluency with technology, especially Excel. 

Non-profit experience and marketing/branding experience desired.

Competitive salary & benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, & tuition discount.

Please submit cover letter & resume to Tom Rzegocki, Executive Director: Complete job description is posted on our website.

in home tutor ~ vancouver, Washington, USA


We are looking for an in-home tutor for our child who is transitioning from Montessori to public school for first grade. We are looking for someone who is kind, supportive, and knowledgeable that will help our family transition. We are looking for one hour per week, during which we'd like work to focus on handwriting, literacy, and math work. We have a report from the Montessori teacher detailing our child's needs for the tutor. Commitment would be from August to Winter Break. Pay is $25/hour, must have your own transportation. Please email:, include resume and references.



If you enjoy working with children and being responsible for your own classroom environment, you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity! Little Genius Montessori is currently seeking a full-time, Toddler teacher for expanding toddler communities. Located in beautiful Gresham, OR (near Portland); Little Genius Montessori believes tomorrow’s future is in the hands of today’s children.

E-mail letter of interest and resume to:

primary GUIDE ~ gresham, oregon, USA


Located in beautiful Gresham, Oregon (conveniently off I-84), Little Genius Montessori is currently seeking an AMI trained Primary Guide for the 2016-2017 school year to lead a 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. 

New teachers are welcome. E-mail letter of interest and resume to:

Montessori Guide ~ maple grove, minnesota, USA


At Radiant Montessori, we believe in quality and team work. We love to hire people who thrive on job satisfaction.
We are looking for a Montessori Guide who can work along with another Montessori qualified Montessori Guide in the Children's House. This position is only for those who possess a Bachelor's Degree and Montessori qualifications and training. Your student teaching experience qualifies as training.

Team work, friendly attitude, dependability and punctuality are essential qualities. We have a great team and we need qualified professionals to come on board. We have three Children's Houses - all equipped with Montessori materials. If you are interested in a long-term Montessori career, and are willing to work hard and take pride in your work and children's accomplishments, please send in your resume. Please do not apply if you do not have a Montessori Diploma.

Salary is negotiable.

Excellent benefits including 60% employer paid Health Insurance and 100% employer paid Dental Insurance.

Part-time Nanny ~ portland, oregon, USA


We are looking for loving and reliable part-time care for our 11-month-old little dude. He loves to be outside, explore and say "dog!" over and over ;)

The key qualities we are looking for are someone who is loving and enthusiastic about toddlers, has an interest and/or experience with Montessori education, is communicative, has their own transportation and is a non-smoker. We will buy your favorite foods, be open in our communication and treat you with respect. We ask for very light housework related to childcare-- picking up toys, cleaning up after meals etc. We also have a cat and dog, who don't require anything but a few pets here and there. 

We need care Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 2pm starting in mid-Sept and ending in mid-December, but would love to have someone who can do occasional evenings and weekends as well starting now and then moving forward. 

Contact Joleen at:

Head Montessori Teacher for 3 1/2 - 6 yrs ~ lodi, california, USA


Lodi Montessori possesses high standards and we believe that the care we are providing for our families is invaluable. We are currently seeking a dedicated, qualified, and experienced Full-Time (35-40 hrs. per week) Montessori Teacher. In this rewarding position, you will assume ultimate responsibility for creating and maintaining an educational, loving and nurturing environment for the children.

The ideal candidate for this position will be caring, patient, proactive, and possess a love for working with preschool age children. Worker will maintain ratios at all times, and keep attendance records of children throughout the day. Worker will be teaching basic math, language and other skills to children, ages 3 1/2– 6, implementing Maria Montessori’s philosophy and method. The candidate must be able and willing to help tend to the children’s potty needs, as needed. Knowledge of Montessori education and the teaching philosophy is a must. In addition, we are seeking a Teacher who has demonstrated proficient skill in establishing effective relationships with staff, parents, and children. Your ability to build a solid future with quality standards will be challenged and rewarded.


  • Montessori Certified
  • Have a strong commitment to education
  • Ability to support a caring, educational environment which encourages imagination and creativity
  • Ability to come up with creative ideas and implement instructional curriculum to help further a child’s
  • education
  • Possess excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to provide
  • exceptional customer service
  • Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent and at least 12 core ECE units in Child Development
  • will be required for consideration
  • CPR and First Aid Certification is desirable
  • Have been fingerprinted in DOJ system with no exemptions
  • Have current TB clearance

Resumes can be emailed to or faxed to 209-366-1013.

program manager ~ burien, washington, usa


Three Tree Montessori, an AMI Recognized school in Burien, WA, seeks a Program Manager to define and oversee non-classroom enhancement programs to meet the needs of families and students. This full-time administrative position starts in August 2016.

The Program Manager's duties include: training & support of assistant staff; development & oversight of AM/PM & Summer Programs; licensing compliance; staff scheduling; AMI Recognition support; and Early Achievers (QRIS) implementation.

Requirements include: BA/BS in Education or similar field; 45+ college credits in ECE; 10+ years commensurate experience in similar role; 3+ years experience working with children 1 - 12 years old; 1+ year management/supervisory experience. 

Montessori training and/or experience and non-profit experience desired.

This full-time position provides competitive salary & benefits, such as medical/dental/vision, retirement plan, staff tuition discount, & professional development opportunities.

Please send resume to Tom Rzegocki, Executive Director, at The full job posting may be reviewed on our website,

Primary GUIDES ~ Phnom Penh, cambodia


Teachers in Cambodia is seeking four Primary Certified Montessori teachers. The contract is for one year and the location is Phnom Penh Cambodia. The position starts on August 15, 2016. It is a salaried position with 2 weeks off at Christmas and terms breaks throughout the year. You are also paid for all of the public holidays and there are quite a few.

The accommodations are nearby the school and comes with a full time maid service (she does your laundry too for $10/month). Please have anyone who is interested in joining us in the "Kingdom of Wonder"send their CVs to me at:

A to I & Elementary Guides ~ lady lake, florida, USA


Casa Montessori of Lady Lake is currently have one opening for AMI Assistants to Infancy (0-3) Trained guide beginning fall 2017 and one opening for AMI Elementary (6-12) Trained guide beginning fall 2017.

We are committed to authentic AMI Montessori curriculum and serve children from 16 months of age, through sixth grade.


Salary is commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in joining a small, supportive team, and are committed to and passionate about building an exceptional program, please send your résumé to:

Part-Time Montessori Elementary after school guide ~ gaithersburg, maryland, USA


Top Hat Montessori will be offering a new before and after school program for students at the local public elementary school, which will include full days when the public school is closed. We prefer a Montessori trained teacher to run this program, even though the children will not be attending full time. Some of the children will be graduates of our Primary program, and some will be new to Montessori.

We are looking for a creative individual with a passion for the Montessori philosophy who can design a classroom environment, and then run the class. The main goal is to have consistency across our school from Infants to Toddlers to Primary and into our new class.


  • Passion for a traditional Montessori approach to education
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in any subject; Elementary Education preferred
  • AMS or AMI Montessori Elementary certificate
  • Ability to work afternoons until 6:30pm
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Willing to assist with routine cleaning tasks in classroom
  • Able to communicate effectively with families, building trust
  • Able to use an online record keeping system, Montessori Compass, to record children’s afternoon work


  • Spanish speaking

If interested, email resume and letter explaining your interest in the position to: Questions about the position or the school may also be sent to the same email address.

Montessori Teacher or Assistant Teacher ~ Palo alto, california, USA


Good Neighbor Montessori provides a happy, peaceful, safe and home-like Montessori environment throughout the day, serving children ages 2 through 6 years. We have a Full Time position available for a dedicated and loving Montessori Teacher or Teacher Aide. We are seeking a Montessori trained teacher or Aide who is dependable, vibrant, and an enthusiastic team player to join our Evolved Montessori Program.

We offer Competitive Salary, Benefits, Medical Insurance, Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and a Profit Sharing Plan.


  • AA/BA degree (or higher; completed or in progress)
  • AMI certificate preferred
  • At least a year of teaching experience in a Montessori program
  • Love for the Montessori education and has a desire to grow professionally 
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills in English 
  • CPR/First Aid/TB test/Live scan fingerprints completed 
  • References

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Early Childhood Montessori Teacher ~ chicago, illinois, USA


Children of Peace School in Chicago's Medical District, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Early Childhood teacher for the 2016-2017 school year. Candidates should possess a BA/BS, state certification, a Montessori credential (AMS 3-6), 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:



Bring in the new year transition for an established group of children! Lakeshore Montessori School is seeking a temporary Children's House Assistant from 8/29/16 thru 9/29/16. The teacher has 20 years exp. We are close to Portland, OR. I am willing to pay well. If original assistant cannot return due to health reason, it could be permanent. Experienced need only apply.

Contact Katrina Woermann at: 

Primary Assistant ~ portland, OREGON, USA


The Montessori Children’s House (located just south of Downtown Portland on the river) has a great opportunity for a person who is Montessori trained to work with an experienced guide as part of the team who provide an all-day-Montessori program for children ages 3-6. Role as a lead guide is possible in the future. Benefits include health insurance and professional development. The assistant guide will support the lead guide and step into the lead role when the lead guide is not present.  Future role as lead guide is possible.

We have a bright and beautiful environment and a friendly staff. Our lead guides have been with MCH since our founding in 2010. We’re in a new neighborhood with many urban amenities, noted for its international community. Buses, MAX, Portland Streetcar, and major bike routes converge in our neighborhood, making it a good commuter location.

If you think you might be interested, please contact me as soon as possible. I’m happy to share more details when we speak.

David Cannon, administrator

AMI Primary Guide ~ albany, OREGON, USA


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 in Corvallis and about an hour from Oregon’s beautiful Pacific coast. Our campus has two primary classrooms. We are looking for a full time AMI-trained Montessori Primary guide to join our growing staff this year. Qualified candidates with or without teaching experience are welcome to apply. We offer competitive pay and benefits along with a supportive work environment.

Sundborn Children’s House is a not-for-profit equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a diverse faculty. If you are interested in joining our established school, please send a cover letter, resume and references to: for consideration.