AMI Primary Guide


Many Rivers Montessori

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: AMI-Certified Children’s House (Primary) Guide

Many Rivers Montessori, Duluth MN

About Many Rivers Montessori

Many Rivers Montessori was founded in 2014 and is committed to providing a world class Montessori educational program to Twin Ports families. The school enrolls more than 200 students from sixteen months through eighth grade. MRM is an inspired community of students, teachers and families coming together to grow generations of students who can change the world. The foundation of the school’s educational philosophy is the 100-year-old Montessori method. For additional information, see:

About the Position

The Children’s House Guide and their assistant(s) will lead one of the three Children’s House classrooms at Many Rivers. Each classroom enrolls from 24 to 27 three through six year-old children. Many Rivers operates on a school model. During the summer, the school operates a Montessori-inspired summer program. Guides are encouraged but not required to work some portion of the summer program.

About Duluth

Duluth is a nationally recognized outdoor recreation hub and cultural center.  Boasting hundreds of miles of hiking, skiing, and biking trails all with spectacular vistas of Lake Superior, three alpine ski hills and a lifetime’s worth of water sports from paddling to sailing, Duluth’s quality of life is vast.  Additionally, Duluth is the home of world-class cultural and academic institutions like the Minnesota Ballet, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Duluth Playhouse, Homegrown Music Festival, Bayfront Blues Festival, U of M-Duluth, and St. Scholastica.


The school is open from 7:00 to 6:00 with the core school day extending from 8:30-3:30. Teachers are generally expected to be on campus between 7:30 and 4:00.

One evening staff meeting per month, typically from 5:30-7:00.

Occasional evening/weekend hours.

Start Date

This position begins on August 21, 2023.


Children’s House Guide is a salaried, exempt position offered on a full-time basis. Benefits include health and dental insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan and tuition remission.


Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred

AMI Primary Diploma

Possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic, genuine & joyful nature, and quiet and welcoming manner with children

Minimum of two years experience working with children is preferred

Ability to pass a background check

Application Process

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and contact information for three references to

Many Rivers Montessori values diversity in every aspect of the school community. It is the policy of MRM not to discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation or disability in the administration of its hiring practices, personnel policies, or in any of its policies and procedures.