Montessori Institute of Atlanta
  Accredited by Association Montessori InternationaleGraduate program affiliated with Loyola University Maryland

Career Opportunities

A Career in Montessori Education

The Montessori method of education, time-tested and substantiated by the latest findings in child development, is flourishing in all parts of the world. In the United States and internationally, excellent career opportunities are available to graduates with an AMI diploma. At the elementary level, there are more teaching opportunities than trained teachers to fill them.

Career Assistance

All job listings received by MIA are posted on this website (below) and made available to students and graduates at the training site. In addition, several Montessori organizations post ongoing job listings:

Job Postings

The following are job listings we have received at the institute:




Shrewsbury, NJ


Vincent S. Mastro Montessori Academy

Mastro Montessori, AMI recognized since its establishment in 1968, is preparing for the growth and expansion of our school community. We are seeking candidates for the following positions:

Elementary guide position for September 2019 for an established lower elementary class. Candidates must hold an AMI diploma at the Elementary level.

Primary guide position for January 2019 for a primary starter class. Candidates must hold an AMI diploma at the Primary level.

We offer a competitive salary based on prior experience, an employee benefits package and a supportive administration and community. Interested applicants are welcome to send a resume and introduction letter to Mrs. Clara Logan at

As the first Montessori school in Monmouth County, New Jersey and the only school in the area to be certified by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), we are committed to maintaining a genuine Montessori experience for Toddler, Primary and Elementary children to become lifelong learners. Led by a nurturing administration and supportive Board of Trustees we provide an authentic Montessori experience for our student and parent community. Please visit our website at



Houston, TX

St. Catherine’s Montessori, a beautiful school nestled in the heart of Houston, is searching for an AMI trained Elementary guide.  Our LEED-certified campus is situated on seven acres of land, offering inviting indoor and outdoor environments, a fruit orchard, and individual classroom gardens. 

We are seeking a self-motivated and passionate Elementary teacher to lead the class with a commitment to AMI principles and philosophy.  This position offers a competitive salary, benefits package, and professional development allowance.  Candidates are encouraged to visit to learn more about our wonderful school.  This is an opportunity for educators to nurture the development of the whole child —intellectually, socially, and spiritually.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Susan Tracy at



Santiago, Chile

We are looking for English-speaking Montessori Guides (casa & nido/assistants to infancy) who might be interested in our project. We are opening a brand new Montessori Preschool in Chile. We would like to be a genuine Bilingual Montessori Preschool where our children can experience the philosophy at its best.

For more information, refer to our website



Auburn, GA

Beautiful school looking for a montessori lead or assistant for our 18 month- 2 1/2 year old class. Part time or full time position is available. We are eagerly interviewing at this time. Opportunities for your child to attend our school is a possibility.




Seeking Primary and Elementary trained Montessori Guides in Cody, WY

An Invitation to help open a School as a Teacher / Founder in beautiful Cody, Wyoming in the fall of 2019.

We are seeking an innovative, entrepreneurial Montessori teacher to help start and lead a small-scale Montessori primary/elementary community in Cody, WY.

You will have access to financial support, and direct guidance from an experienced Montessori guide and former school owner. Relocation support may also be available for qualified candidates committed to this important work. 

We are currently opening a Montessori school in Cody, WY and are looking for Primary and Elementary trained Teachers to help open a school.

The school will start small - serving about 30 students. The school will be a Montessori school with certified teachers who embrace the qualities of authentic Montessori education - mixed ages, the full complement of materials for each age group, and a child-led, individualized approach within a beautiful, peaceful environment.

For more information, please email



POSITION 1:  Guidepost Montessori at Foothill Ranch, Children's House Lead Guide, Orange County, CA

Guidepost Montessori at Foothill Ranch is hiring an AMI-trained Children's House Lead Guide for our beautiful campus in Orange County, serving children from Nido to Elementary. Our team is passionate, professional and benevolent-- and we're looking for someone who values those traits as well!

Want to get an idea of what it's like to work at Guidepost Montessori?  Go to our website to see pictures of our classrooms:

To learn more and apply online, go to

We look forward to receiving your application!


POSITION 2: Guidepost Montessori at Hollywood Beach, Children's House Lead Guide, Broward County, FL

Guidepost Montessori at Hollywood Beach is looking for an experienced Children's House Lead Guide to join our school!

At Guidepost, we strive to provide an authentic, high-fidelity Montessori environment to all the families we serve. At our Hollywood Beach campus, we serve children toddler through middle school age. Our team is passionate, professional, and benevolent—and we’re looking for someone who values those traits as well!

Want to get an idea of what it would be like to work at Guidepost Montessori? Go to our website to see pictures of our classrooms:

To learn more and apply online, go to

We look forward to receiving your application!


POSITION 3: Guidepost Montessori at Peoria, Spanish Immersion Children's House Lead Guide, Peoria, AZ

Guidepost Montessori is opening a brand-new campus in Peoria, AZ, and we are looking for an AMI trained, native Spanish speaker to lead our Spanish Immersion Children's House classroom. 

We strive to provide a high-fidelity Montessori environment to all the families we serve. Our campus will offer Spanish immersion classrooms at the Toddler and Children’s House levels, as well as traditional English-speaking classrooms. Our team is passionate, professional, and benevolent—and we’re looking for someone who values those traits as well!

Want to get an idea of what it would be like to work at Guidepost Montessori? Go to our website to see pictures of our classrooms:

To learn more and apply online, go to




San Diego, CA

Kinderhouse Montessori School in beautiful San Diego, CA

Spanish-speaking and English-speaking Primary and Toddler Assistant Guides and A to I Assistant Guide and Head of School.  A peaceful and serene environment, supportive staff, enthusiastic parents, and amazing children make for a magnificent place to work.

We are an AMI accredited school with a beautiful location with over 110 children ranging in age from 18 months to 9 years.

At Kinderhouse Montessori School, our mission is to cultivate the whole child for intellectual, social and emotional growth. Please submit resume and cover letter by fax (858) 550-0078 or by email to and visit our website, for more information about our school.



Decatur, GA

Arbor Montessori School has a rare opening for an AMI-trained Upper Elementary teacher. Click here for more information.




San José del Cabo, B.C.S., México - 
Seeking for a Montessori Teacher for Children’s House. We are presently looking for an English native speaker Montessori teacher. Accredited Montessori would be an asset but not required. This position is ideal for candidates who wish to gain one year classroom experience in a Montessori Private School.

Montessori Kali
San José del Cabo, B.C.S., México.



Mount Dora, FL 

Montessori at Roseborough is an AMI school currently accepting applications for an
AMI Elementary guide for the 2018-19 school year. The guide will join our elementary
team in a fully equipped 6-12 environment. Salary is based upon experience and
education level.

Our school has been educating Prenatal to Adolescent children for 34 years and is
located in sunny Mount Dora, Florida! Our town has consistently been rated one of the
top places to live by Newsweek, Money, and Smithsonian. Staff and children walk to our
charming downtown, a nearby scenic lake, shops, lovely parks, inviting nature
trails, library and art center.

For more information please visit our website.

Send resume to:
Kia Larkin
Head of School



Atlanta, GA

Type of Position & Level:  Teacher,  Assistants to Infancy / Toddler

IMA is an authentic Montessori School in the Candler Park neighborhood of Atlanta, GA, serving children ages 8 weeks to 12 years. Our community has families from over 20 countries covering 5 continents. We currently have one Infant community, two Toddler classes, one Primary class and one Elementary class. We are growing and will be opening an additional Nido community in May of 2018. Ideal start date would be in April or over the summer to allow for in-house training. We are thrilled to be able to serve more families and are looking for an AMI trained A to I Lead with these qualifications:

- Possesses a minimum of Bachelor’s degree;
- AMI trained and certified;
- Three years of classroom experience preferred;
- Passionate about working with children, continuing professional growth, and collaborating with colleagues and parents.

​Compensation is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Professional development and in-house training provided.



Austin, TX
Winn Elementary (Austin Independent School District) seeks two Lower Elementary Teachers (6-9)  to open two brand new public Montessori classrooms in the 2018/2019 school year. We are seeking one Bilingual Guide (Spanish) and one ESL Guide. In addition to meeting the intellectual, social-emotional and physical need of each child in their care, lead guides are responsible for ensuring alignment between Montessori principles and State and District standards.
Winn’s Montessori program opened last year with 5 Children’s House classrooms. We are opening our Lower Elementary classrooms with only 1st graders and will be adding another grade level each year until we reach 5th grade.
We are seeking applicants who are dedicated to cultivating joyful learning environments for children and adults alike and who are flexible and understand the growing pains that come with establishing a new program. With those growing pains comes an opportunity to impact the educational landscape for children in Austin.
Applicants can find more information regarding the opportunities at Austin Independent School District's "jobs" page.
If you have any questions, please email:



Mesa, AZ

Tempe Montessori School is seeking a lead A to I, AMI trained guide beginning
August 2018 or sooner.

We are looking for a dedicated, passionate, and joyful person who is AMI
certified, a team player, and a person who is committed to the development of
young children. TMS serves children from 3 months to 12 years old and is AMI
recognized for children 0- 12 years old.

TMS is in Mesa, AZ on an acre + of residential property, zoned for farm animals.
We have lambs, ducks, chickens, a fish pond and beautiful gardening areas. Our
large grassy playground is abundant with large areas for gardening, exploration,
discovery and more. We are centrally located and close to all the main free ways.
We have a wonderful and involved parent community, annual events and
community celebrations.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience and benefits included.
Initial interviews can be via skype.

Our staff is friendly, talented and is dedicated to the service of the children, which
creates a great working environment.

View our website at

Qualified applicants can send a resume to: Attn: Mrs.
Jessica Cutty.



Arlington, VA

Once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity if you are dedicated to children, are a self-starter who brings interesting ideas to your workplace, and are passionate about furthering your OWN learning!

Full Circle Montessori School, a private Montessori School in Arlington, VA, serving children from ages 15 months to 12 years, in search of Primary teachers who have a fire in their belly to do what's right for children!

Resumes to  703-926-0791



Atlanta, GA

Springmont is hiring a Primary Guide for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.  Click here for a description of the opening and a little bit of information about our school.   



Cumming, GA 

Upper Elementary Guide, Ivy League Montessori School -
Want to work with dedicated professionals ? With children who love to learn ? And parents who support what you do?
It is rare for our school to have an opening... but this coming school year we are pleased to be looking for a new Upper Elementary Teacher to join our team.
An ideal candidate for us would be:
-Is a Montessori Certified Educator
- Passionate about educating children in Montessori methods and using Montessori Materials
- Excited to explore and take field trips
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Build and Maintain relationships with all parents of students in your class
- AMI Certified
- Experienced in classroom management
- Experienced in observing students for assessment purposes
-Looking for a long term career
What we offer:
- Small classroom sizes (always less than 20)
-Supportive Montessori-trained Administration
-10 month School year
-Option to pick up additional hours during summer camps
-12 month payroll
-Paid continuing education trainings
-Ability to assess and determine student classroom placement
-Autonomy in the classroom
-10 days paid vacation, personal leave in the first year
-Tuition Compensation for children
-Supportive Parent Teacher Organization
-Signing Bonus Available
The position begins July 23, 2018 and is for the 2018-2019 school year.
Ideally, we would love to have this position filled before the end of the school year and offer the opportunity to the incoming teacher to shadow and observe the current teacher.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $35,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year
Required experience Montessori Classroom: 1 year
Required education: Bachelor's
Required license or certification: AMI Upper Elementary Certification
Apply Online: or by email



Madison, WI

Congratulations! You have committed to an AMI Montessori Training or you have graduated from this rigorous and fulfilling experience. WE WANT YOU!
Isthmus Montessori Academy is a growing school community serves children ages two months to 15 years, providing AMI Montessori Nido, Young Children’s Community, Primary, Elementary, and Adolescent Programs.


Arcata, CA - 

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. Position open until filled.



Buford, GA

Are you looking for a place to call your own and one you can build from the ground up, then look no further as Four Seasons Montessori School is expanding and we are looking for a Lower Elementary Guide for the Fall of 2018. 

We are a small close-knit community. We are located on 5 beautiful acres with nature trails in Buford, GA. We are seeking to add a dynamic, energetic, outdoor loving AMI Elementary trained guide who has a minimum of 2 years experience in the classroom with a Bachelor's Degree to our team. Check us out on the web at
We offer a competitive salary. Start date of August 2018. 
Annette Coffee
Phone: 404-444-1995




Villa Di Maria Montessori School - Sugar Land, TX

Villa Di Maria Montessori is aimed to be the first AMI accredited Montessori School in the city of Sugar Land and the surrounding areas.  

Please visit our website at for more information.

We are currently seeking two AMI trained A-to-I guides, one for our Toddler Environment and one for our Infant Environment.

Please send resume and questions to


Northwoods Montessori School is seeking a Montessori A to I Guide to Lead Our Summer Sessions. Click here for more information. 


Adams Montessori School is an AMI recognized diverse community currently serving 120 children. Our school offers a toddler community, three beautiful primary programs and both a lower and upper elementary program. The head of school is AMI trained at both the primary and elementary levels and is committed to maintaining the standards of excellence in accordance with Montessori principles. Located in an urban environment 10 miles south of Boston, Adams Montessori School is accessible by public transportation. We offer a dedicated and fun faculty, a supportive board and an involved parent community.

Adams Montessori School is seeking a full time primary lead teacher for the 2018 – 2019 year.

Adams Montessori School is seeking a full time upper elementary lead teacher for the 2018 – 2019 year.


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 Elementary classroom in one of our beautiful campuses across the United States. We currently have school locations in the following communities (* indicates locations with an elementary program): 
  • 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 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!


AMI TEACHER POSITIONS - Milwaukee Public Schools, Wisconsin, USA

  • Elementary & Adolescent Positions available    (Fall 2018)
  • Primary Positions available    (Fall 2018)
  • Dual Language Primary (Spanish/English) Positions available    (Fall 2018)

JOIN US! Over 90 AMI Montessori teachers and a vibrant AMI training center in one of the largest Montessori communities anywhere!

Begun in 1976, we are one of the most established public Montessori programs in the nation. Montessori programs in MPS-Milwaukee Public Schools feature seven district schools providing authentic Montessori programs to students in grades K3-12.

Candidates must obtain a Wisconsin state teaching license within one year of employment using a program tailored for Montessori teachers.

Teacher assistance provided by AMI trained mentors.  All applications will be submitted on-line.

For further information and to learn how to apply contact: 

Tim Duax, Montessori Liaison,

Andrea Corona, Principal,


Crabapple Montessori School, an AMI Recignized school, is seeking an AMI-trained Elementary teacher to lead a class for the 2018/2019 academic year.

Crabapple Montessori School is located in the city of Alpharetta, Georgia - a thriving suburb in the north of metropolitan Atlanta. In its fifteenth year of operations, the school currently offers 2 Toddler, 4 Primary, and 1 Elementary class. The Elementary program is expanding. It will be moving to a brand new building in August 2018 with modern and spacious classrooms. 

To learn more about the school, visit We offer competitive salary, benefits package, and staff devleopment opportunities. Email your resume to or call Maria Haider at 770-569-5200.