0-3 & 3-6 Guides for Growing Programs


Amelia Island Montessori School

How does working near the beach sound? Amelia Island Montessori School (AIMS) is seeking two Montessori Guides (0-3 and 3-6) to join our team beginning at the start of the 2023-2024 academic year as we aim to grow our programming. The model candidate will be someone who nurtures young children, is flexible, has a strong desire to work as part of a team, and is passionate about creating and maintaining a beautiful educational environment while following the Montessori philosophy.

Responsibilities include:

*Supervising and guiding children and delivering developmentally-appropriate Montessori Curriculum for the program level

*Implementing activities to meet the physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of the children

*Setting an example for children by modeling honesty, respect, kindness and understanding

*Maintaining the safety and well-being of children in the classroom by providing a safe and prepared environment

*Fully participating in and collaborating with AIMS team members and Administration in furtherance of the school’s mission

*Engaging in clear, respectful, and effective communication with children, parents, team members and administrators

*Accepting all other duties assigned by the Head of School in furtherance of the mission of the school, and in support of the day-to-day operations required to deliver AIMS programs


*Bachelor’s Degree required

*Montessori Credential required

*Successfully complete pre-employment background check, TB test, etc.

*Successfully complete DCF childcare training within three months of start date

*Successfully complete CPR and First Aid course

Our Mission:

Amelia Island Montessori School embodies a child-centered education, grounded in Montessori philosophy and methodology, supporting the “whole child,” inspiring independent thinkers and cultivating collaborative citizens.

About Amelia Island Montessori School:

Since 1973, AIMS has educated thousands of children and remained true to the vision of providing an environment where the development of the whole child matters, and where children cultivate independent thinking and a true love of learning. AIMS is an independent, non-profit school in Fernandina Beach, FL that serves students from the ages of eighteen months in our Toddler program, to fourteen years in our Middle School program.

Employment at AIMS offers several advantages:

*The idyllic campus is located on Amelia Island’s south end, shaded by live oak trees and within walking distance to the Atlantic Ocean

*The community is engaged and participates in many local events, including the ever-popular island-wide Chili Cook-Off

*AIMS is an accredited member of the American Montessori Society, Florida Council of Independent Schools and Cognia

*Our Head of School is AMI-trained for ages 0-3 and 6-12, and has over 20 years of experience in private Montessori schools as both a teacher and administrator

Interested applicants are asked to please send resume, cover letter and two letters of professional recommendation to: vicki.mccarthy@ameliaislandmontessori.com