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Elementary Faculty/Guide
Marin Montessori School
5200 Paradise Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Seeking both experienced elementary guides and those in training or interested in pursuing training. Marin Montessori School would sponsor and help pay for your training. Located just on the other side of the Golden Gate Bridge in beautiful Corte Madera, California, Marin Montessori School seeks a full-time AMI-trained faculty member for our Elementary program. This position is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of experienced faculty dedicated to authentic Montessori pedagogy within a mature program.

The compensation package for this position is very generous (80-105k) and may include relocation expenses (5-10k moving allowance).

This is an especially thrilling time to join Marin Montessori, a highly regarded Bay Area school with a history of over fifty-years, a newer and thriving Junior High program in San Rafael, and accreditations from both AMI (Association Montessori International) and CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools). MMS recently completed a $3.5mm capital campaign and completed a stunning waterfront and nature-rich elementary wing for our campus. Committed to inclusion, $1mm of MMS’s $9mm annual budget is awarded in tuition assistance every year. As a Green-Ribbon awarded school committed to making a positive impact on our environment, MMS was proud to welcome former Vice President Al Gore as the keynote speaker in 2019-2020; he spoke on climate change and youth activism at the school’s annual fundraiser in support of tuition assistance. This coming spring, chef and food activist Alice Waters will serve as the keynote speaker.

Email to apply. 
AMI-Trained Elementary Guide
Private Homeschool
San Francisco Bay Area, CA 

A private, traveling homeschool collective of multiple families based in the San Francisco Bay Area is seeking an AMI-trained Elementary teacher to join their team. The candidate will work closely with the lead teacher, who is AMI-trained at the Primary level, to support the holistic development of the children while being highly adaptable to new environments. Following the interests of the children, willingness to teach outside of one’s albums, and innovate as the families see fit will be necessary.

The candidate must have at least two years of classroom experience, preferably at an AMI-accredited school. They must possess excellent communication skills, be highly motivated, as well as patient and dynamic in the classroom. The ideal candidate needs to be detail-oriented and able to implement a high-fidelity Montessori model, while maintaining multiple prepared environments for a class of approximately 5-10 children.

This is primarily a travel position. The ideal candidate must be comfortable spending a considerable amount of time away from home, with opportunities for scheduled vacations and holidays. The families involved abide by strict Covid-19 safety protocols, which the ideal candidate will be required to follow.

Competitive compensation DOE as well as a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, matching 401k contributions, and relocation assistance.

Please send resume and cover letter to Sara Berge.

Lead Elementary AMI Guide
Montessori Institute of Broward
12425 Orange Drive
Davie, FL 33330

We are looking for an AMI certified elementary guide to join our team and come live to sunny Florida!
We opened since 2007 and continue to grow and help children reach their full potential through the Montessori philosophy. We would love to welcome someone that shares the same mission and join our MIB family this August 2021.

Please contact Elizabeth Hernandez at

AMI Primary Teacher
Northwoods Montessori School
3340 Chestnut Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30340-3307
Northwoods Montessori School seeks a Primary Guide to join our well established community for the 2021-22 school year; AMI Primary experience preferred. Currently serving children 12 months to 8+ years of age and their families, Northwoods is one of the first AMI schools in metro Atlanta, and will soon be celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Our Toddler, two Primary and Lower Elementary classrooms are fully equipped, have charming, outdoor spaces, and our community of parents, faculty and staff are enthusiastic and supportive.

Near the Atlanta International Corridor, and just 10 miles NE of downtown Atlanta, our campus sits on beautiful, wooded land in the serene and historic Northwoods District, one of Atlanta’s most diverse and active communities. It is just minutes away from neighborhood parks, botanical gardens and local museums.

We offer competitive salary and benefit plans. Learn more about our mission, school, and programs by visiting http: //

Apply today! Please send your resume and a cover letter to Carey Logan, Director of School (

Primary Guide
Flossmoor Montessori School
740 Western Ave
Flossmoor, IL 60422

Flossmoor Montessori School is actively seeking a full time Primary (3-6 years) certified Montessori teacher for 2021-2022 school year position. We work with 2 – 6 years old children and have one Pre-Primary classroom for 2-3 years old children and two Primary classes for 3-6 years. The school is located in a growing community of Homewood-Flossmoor, a suburb of Chicago. Many young families move here due to family friendly community, proximity to Chicago and easy train commute.

Our mission is to create an environment for children following the path of Montessori education to meet their developmental needs, inspiring them to reach their highest potential and help them discover how they can best contribute to our world and culture.

The ideal candidate will:
• Be passionately dedicated to Montessori philosophy
• Possess a Montessori credential (AMI or AMS) for Primary (3-6 years) from a recognized program along with a Bachelor’s degree
• Demonstrate experience as a lead teacher
• Passion for the Montessori pedagogy and working with young children
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and can effectively collaborate with students, parents and staff to create a collegial classroom environment.
• Have strong organization skills and experience to create and sustain the highest-quality educational environment
• Foster strong relationship with staff and parents through open, honest and frequent communication in a professional manner
• Show confidence and consistency in classroom management style
• Be diligent in planning lessons and keeping accurate student records

Compensation is based on certification and experience. We offer highly competitive salary, Paid time off, retirement plan, ongoing continued education for Professional Development and employee discount for the child attending our school.

Please email your resume to Bansari Modi at with a cover letter telling us about your passion working with young minds.

Montessori Lead Teacher
Bryant Woods Montessori Children’s House
10449 Green Mountain Circle
Columbia, MD 21044

We are looking for a Montessori Lead Teacher who can create a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment in our one classroom school. Additionally, the ideal candidate is knowledgeable and experienced in the Montessori curriculum and enthusiast for its pedagogy.

Montessori Teacher Responsibilities:
Observe, guide, supervise, and assess children while they learn in the classroom environment.
Develop lesson plans, independent learning exercises, curricula, and methods cater to the individual child’s needs.
Create and maintain a safe, clean, stimulating classroom where all children feel safe and valued.
Set an excellent example for students and instilling good values like honesty, accountability, understanding, tolerance, respect, love, and kindness.
Create and engage in ongoing forms of communication with families regarding their child’s social, emotional, and academic learning.
Prepare and schedule 2-3 individual communications with all parents during the year (parent conferences, parent visitations, etc.)
Monitor and assess student progress and write up daily reports.
Complete Kindergarten Report Cards at the end of the school year.
Ensure classroom supplies and equipment are available and in working condition.
Update records on the school database and handle various other administrative tasks.
Participate in school activities and accompany students on field trips.
Interview and assist with the training of all new teachers.
Lead the classroom teaching team and delegate as appropriate to assistant teachers, subs, and/or interns
Engage in ongoing professional development
Conduct and/or attend staff meetings and other school events outside of school time as listed in the Employment Agreement.
COVID Contingency: COVID contingency/Distance learning expectation- Should the school be forced to close the school building due to Covid-19, it intends to remain open and will provide virtual learning opportunities. The Lead Teacher should expect to implement distance learning plans following school-wide procedures.

Bachelor’s degree or experience commensurate with a B.A.
Primary Montessori training from an accredited AMS/AMI training center OR in their last year of Montessori training (self-directed internship)
An ability to teach groups of children of varying ages, needs, and abilities
The ability to multitask, keep calm under pressure, and treat everyone with love and respect
Exhibit excellent classroom management skills
Demonstrate creative and collaborative problem solving and critical thinking
Excellent planning and organizational skills

Please email your cover letter and resume to

Start Date: August 2021

Our school is a nonprofit organization whose policies are set and overseen by an elected Board of Directors. It is the policy of the school not to discriminate based on age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, race, color, and national or ethnic origin in its educational programs, admission policies, financial aid process, and other school-administered programs, nor does the school discriminate based on gender in its programs and activities under applicable laws and regulations. Any questions in this regard should be directed to the Executive Director.

Primary & Elementary Guide
Montessori Academy of New Jersey
28 Conrow Road
Delran, NJ 08075

Montessori Academy of New Jersey, Delran, is currently seeking a Primary and an Elementary guide interested in joining our thriving Montessori community for the 2021-22 school year.

Serving students 15 months through 8th grade, MANJ is AMI recognized, and has been providing an exceptional Montessori experience since 1965.The mission of Montessori Academy is to nurture and guide our students in the development of character, compassion, respect, curiosity, and the means to learn, to invent, and to participate fully and joyfully in life – independently and in collaboration with others.

We pursue our mission by maintaining the highest standards of facility and instruction as set out by the Association Montessori Internationale.

Our school is housed in a state-of-the-art converted barn, located on 11+ acres of a lush farm, complete with nature trails, a large park, playgrounds, vegetable and flower gardens, and farm animals.

Montessori Academy offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Our benefits package includes paid time off, tuition remission, and professional development opportunities. Well-equipped classrooms and a supportive and collaborative environment foster professional and personal growth. We are located close to Philadelphia, PA, and a 1-hour drive to the Jersey seashore.

Applicants must hold an AMI teaching certificate for the level for which they are applying and be eligible to work in the US. Teaching experience in a Montessori environment is preferred, but others will be considered.

Interested candidates should send an email to, providing a brief cover letter in the body of the email, and a resume as an attachment. For more information about our beautiful school, visit


Elementary Lead Guide (6-12)
Bovina Center Montessori School
2121 County Hwy 5
Bovina Center, NY 13740

Come and join us at our future, farm-based Montessori school in the Northwestern Catskills of New York!

We are building an authentic AMI Montessori school for ages 18 months – 18 years, on a permaculture farm in the beautiful hamlet of Bovina Center, NY. We hope to open three classrooms in the new school this September 2021, including an elementary class (6-12 years).

Please note: the elementary classroom will be split into two elementary classrooms in 2022 – lower (6-9) and upper (9-12) – and you can decide which one you’d prefer to run by then!

The goal of the Bovina Center Montessori School is to:

  • Create a safe, developmentally appropriate, and nurturing atmosphere for all children seeking it.
  • Create a challenging academic program at all levels and competencies that encourages students to be intellectually curious, to explore their creativity, and to get involved in the larger community in order to fulfill their potential.
  • Place emphasis on our four core educational areas, which reflect our geographical region and mission: nature conservation, the arts, sustainable farming/living, and entrepreneurship, through outdoor activities, work on the farm, and experiences in our beautiful natural surroundings.
  • Inspire a love of learning, through AMI-recognized programs.
  • Help students acquire the tools necessary to learn and live independently.
  • Instill in our students the belief that each and every one of them has something important to contribute to the world.

We can offer:

A competitive salary (commensurate with experience), health benefits, paid vacation/holidays/sick time, Montessori conferences allowance, paid professional development, and tuition assistance for dependent children. Housing can also be offered, if needed.

We are located in a great little growing community, with lots of folks and families moving into the county to take advantage of our beautiful scenery and rural towns.

Preference for AMI trained applicants with a passion for farm-based education, however, we are willing to look at soon-to-be or recent AMI graduates as well!

Please submit your cover letter and application here:

Contact Information: Sophie Wallas Rasmussen

Upper Elementary Guide
Community Roots School
229 Eureka Ave.
Silverton, OR 97381

The Community Roots School is seeking an Upper Elementary Guide starting this upcoming 2021/22 school year. We are a K-8 Public Charter Montessori school located in Silverton, OR, a welcoming and vibrant small community one hour south of Portland and near Silver Falls State Park. We have a strong commitment to social justice, anti-bias, anti-racism, and equity work. CRS is also passionate about outdoor education and we have an on-site outdoor guide for our garden program.

The Upper Elementary Guide will lead a Montessori classroom of children ages 9-12 at our tuition-free, Public Charter Montessori program. The guide will be responsible for preparing the elementary environment, facilitating parent engagement/education and conferences, record and data management, and student assessment. Guidance, oversight and support are provided by an AMI trained Head of School and AMI trained Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Mentorship is available along with the potential opportunity to co-teach to provide a smooth transition between Guides. A successful candidate will bring dependability, creativity, joy, positive enthusiasm, professionalism, and a dedication to equity to contribute to high-quality Montessori education.

CRS follows the Silver Falls School District’s calendar. Salary and compensation will be commensurate with experience and education.

• A Montessori Credential from an AMS, AMI, or MACTE recognized training center for both Lower and Upper Elementary levels.
• Oregon State Teaching License or the ability to obtain one.
• Willingness to complete state requirements: First Aid & CPR Training, Background Check & Fingerprinting
• Willingness to commit to at least three years of employment with us (a full cycle)

• Experience leading an Upper Elementary classroom and establishing a mindful environment based on respect. First year teachers with prior Elementary classroom experience will be considered. Support and mentoring is provided by our Curriculum Director.
• Experience working in an elementary Montessori environment
• Familiarity with anti-bias, antiracist work

• Classroom management skills, including providing support to children, overview and redirection as needed to children in class, working individually with children and in small group follow-up work, using positive discipline techniques with children (non-shaming and non-punitive)
• Establish a Montessori prepared environment that meets the unique needs of the Upper Elementary students at the second plane of development and moving into adolescence.
• Dynamic and mindful approach to problem-solving, demonstrate a growth mindset for professional and personal growth
• Maintain a calm demeanor in a busy, highly flexible environment
• Be organized, attentive to details, and a careful observer
• Understand and execute verbal and written instructions, policies and procedures and implement them with a degree of independence
• Technical skills that support recordkeeping (Google Classroom, Transparent Classroom) and parent communication.
• Attend all school meetings and school related functions
• Establish and maintain good communications with parents through parent conferences, meetings, informal communication, emails, two progress reports, and classroom newsletters.
• Collaborate effectively with other staff members including Guides, our Learning Specialists and our Curriculum Director for curriculum planning, parent education events, student support, and continued professional growth.

Please provide a cover letter and resume to Christen Kelly

Lead Primary Montessori Teacher for the 2021-2022 School Year
Clementine Montessori
2013 Appletree Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Clementine is a small Montessori school located in Center City Philadelphia. We offer Montessori preschool and kindergarten programs for children from 2 years 9 months to 6 years of age.

We are in search of a warm, experienced Primary Montessori Lead teacher for the 2021 – 2022 school year. Please go to our website at to learn more about our unique school and the job description.


Toddler Guide
Quest Montessori School
1150 Boston Neck Road
Narrgansett, RI 02852

Quest Montessori School, an accredited, non-profit, independent school nestled in the lovely coastal community of Narragansett, Rhode Island, is actively seeking a Toddler Guide for our established program. Our close knit collaborative faculty comprises both AMI and AMS certified teachers who take pride in delivering an authentic Montessori education to children from 18 mos. to 8th grade.
Quest has a small, but vibrant community of families and faculty. We are committed to anti-bias education across all programs and celebrate the exchange of new ideas.
Skills and Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate
• Montessori Certified for the toddler environment (0-3 yrs)
• Deep understanding of and passion for the Montessori pedagogy
• Intellectually curious with a desire or life long learning
• Practical experience applying the Montessori pedagogy in an early childhood environment
• Solid communication skills and an ability to cultivate relationships with colleagues and parents
• The technical skills necessary to utilize on-line systems for planning, correspondence and report writing


• Quest offers competitive salaries based on experience
• Medical and Dental Insurance
• 401k retirement plan with up to 3% match
• Tuition Remission
• Budgeted Professional Development

To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume to Katherine Bowen, Head of School, at

AMI Primary Teacher
Montessori School of Mauldin
205b East Butler Road
Mauldin, SC 29662

The Montessori School of Mauldin is actively hiring for a Primary Lead teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Candidates should hold an AMI diploma and have experience working in a Montessori classroom. The applicant must have a proven ability to work collaboratively and thoughtfully as a part of a team; possess professional maturity, integrity and the ability to interact positively with those around them. The candidate should demonstrate excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Established in 1977, The Montessori School of Mauldin is privately owned with approximately 150 students from infants to 6th grade. MSM is an academically and fiscally strong school that holds a clear vision for the future. We are located in Mauldin, SC, a family-friendly suburb of Greenville, SC. This area has a low cost of living, and all the benefits of diverse city life. MSM has an extraordinarily supportive parent and staff community. We also have beautiful, spacious, fully stocked classrooms and an administration that stands behind its teachers.

Our salaries are competitive, we offer benefits and tuition scholarships for teachers with school age children. Please submit a resume and a cover letter to:

Primary Guide
Old Town Montessori School
112 South Columbus Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Old Town Montessori School in Alexandria, Virginia is seeking a warm, organized, and creative primary (part or full time) guide for fall 2021 with Montessori qualifications who is authorized to work in the US and is able to communicate effectively and professionally with parents, students, and staff. Old Town is part of Aquinas Montessori School, which was established in 1965.

Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience and competitive with private Montessori schools in the area.

Contact Information for Applicants
Please send your cover letter and resume to to the attention of Sheri Brennig.

Long-Term Elementary Substitute Teacher
Staunton Montessori School
2076 Jefferson Hwy
Fishersville, VA 22939

Montessori Elementary Long-term Substitute Teacher
First Semester, 2021-2022 school year
Hours: 8:00-3:30 Monday -Friday

Long-term Substitute Teacher will train with the current teacher until it is time to take over the preparation, management and maintenance of the classroom environment. Long Term Sub will prepare and present lessons for children between the ages of six and nine years old and will work directly with an assistant. Must be 18 or older, have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, and meet the requirements of the licensing agencies that regulate the school. This person will relate to the children with courtesy, respect, acceptance, and patience and have a sincere interest in the children. A warm, friendly personality and the ability to work well with the children and other staff members are required. Applicant shall have knowledge of the Montessori philosophy and previous experience teaching this age group. Applicant will need to complete background checks. First Aid & CPR training preferred.

Please email a cover letter and resume with references for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time, Temporary
Pay: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

COVID-19 considerations: We follow CDC and VDH guidelines and recommendations.

Elementary I/II Lead Teacher
The Springs, A Montessori School
7719-D Fullerton Road
Springfield, VA 22153

The Springs, A Montessori School, located in Springfield, Virginia, is looking for an Elementary I/II Teacher. The Springs is an accredited Montessori school located in Northern, Virginia just outside the nation’s capital. The position is for the 2021-2022 school and will start in August 2021.

The Springs is looking for a creative, motivated, and dedicated individual who has a passion for working with children and the Montessori philosophy. The successful candidate will be responsible for co-teaching in a mixed-age classroom comprised of 20-25 students (grades 1-3). Responsibilities include but are not limited to giving Montessori lessons, observations, daily record keeping, communicating with parents across various mediums, parent education, training and managing assistant faculty, and most importantly providing care and support to all children. Hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm with occasional evening meetings and at least two weekend events a year. The Springs is a growing school with great opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

MACTE Certified Elementary I/II Montessori Credential
Bachelor’s Degree
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A commitment to our mission values of peace, independence, love of learning, and respect
Flexibility and commitment to working in a team atmosphere
Comfortable with electronic record keeping

Salary: $42,000-$60,000 depending on experience and level of education
3 weeks paid vacation
8 personal days
401k (w/employer) matching
Health Insurance
Vision, Dental, Short-Term Disability
Tuition Assistance for Continuing Education
Professional Development Opportunities
Performance Bonuses
Montessori Membership Dues
Paid Planning Time

To apply, please send us your resume, cover letter, and references to:

The Springs, A Montessori School
Attn: Daniel Clifford, Head of School
7719-D Fullerton Road
Springfield, Virginia 22153

or via email to

Primary Guide
Fiore Montessori School
1629 Beulah Road
Vienna, VA 22182

Fiore Montessori School – a fully recognized AMI school from ages 16 months to 12 years – is seeking a talented AMI primary guide to take over an existing, established Casa of 21-28 children across 2.5 to 6 years of age, with the full range of Nienhuis materials, a beautiful environment, and supportive culture.

The start date can be immediately or by August 2021. Fiore offers competitive compensation and benefits (including 401K, health benefits, and time off over the summer). We have a special focus on professional development to enable your personal growth as a guide.

If you are passionate about your work and are looking for a home to grow in, email us your letter of interest and resume at

Elementary Montessori Guide
Penfield Montessori Academy
1441 N. 24th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205


Penfield Montessori Academy (PMA) is an innovative, independent, public, urban Charter School located in Milwaukee, WI with an inclusive Montessori framework. PMA is committed to creating a diverse and high-quality learning environment for students of all abilities to reach their full potential. Applicants must be dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, and possess the ability to adapt to the changing needs of children and the school environment. The Montessori Elementary Teacher will lead children enrolled in the Elementary Classroom.
CONTACT: Apply on Teach-Montessori or send resume and letter to PMA HR:

Primary Guide
St. Croix Montessori School
3013 Orange Grove
Christiansted, VI 00820

St. Croix Montessori located on the beautiful Island of St. Croix in the USVI is seeking a Primary Guide to lead a small but growing class of 2.5- 6 years old starting end of August 2021. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and health insurance.

Please contact Sylvia Sullivan at

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