AMI Elementary Montessori Resource Guide


Butler Montessori

Butler Montessori is happy to announce an open position for an AMI Trained Elementary Montessori Resource Guide, starting August 2024. We would consider an earlier start date if the ideal candidate would like to begin their journey with us before the 2024-2025 school year.

Our school, located on a beautiful 22-acre campus adjacent to Seneca Creek State Park, offers plenty of indoor and outdoor learning space, and our community has a strong environmental ethos. The serene campus offers a pond, wooded trails, and an equestrian program.

Butler Montessori is a community of parents and educators coming together to raise children who develop the skills and confidence to navigate complex relationships. We embrace diversity and face challenges with creativity and optimism. As a community, we proudly carry forward our 50+ year history of Montessori-prepared environments through High School, providing a full AMI Montessori foundation, with strong enrollment and finances.

The successful candidate will collaborate with teachers and staff to facilitate a cohesive environment where children learn and develop at their own pace.  This candidate will have an Elementary AMI Diploma and possess strong communication and technology skills, coupled with a warm and cooperative character.

Butler Montessori offers a competitive salary and benefits. To apply, please forward a resume and cover letter to Scott Chidakel at

Qualifications and Expectations

Undergraduate Degree

AMI certification

Knowledgeable about Montessori philosophy and materials

Prior experience within a Montessori Environment

Specific requirements set by minimum state standards and/or accreditation

Facilitate classroom activities

Create engaging, age-appropriate lessons while holding to the Montessori Model

Establish classroom management utilizing positive coaching

Encourage and assist in positive social interactions

Ensure safety and well-being of children at all times