AMI Trained Elementary Guide


Cobb School Montessori

Job Title: Montessori Elementary Teacher

Location: Cobb School Montessori, a mid-size private school in the Simsbury CT

Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary:

The Montessori Elementary Teacher will be responsible for providing a stimulating, child-centered learning environment that promotes the development of independence, self-confidence, and a love for learning in elementary-aged students. The successful candidate will have experience with Montessori principles and pedagogy and will be passionate about fostering the academic, social, and emotional growth of each student in their care.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver Montessori-based lessons and activities that align with the school’s curriculum and meet the needs of each individual student

Create a safe and supportive classroom environment that encourages student engagement and active participation

Maintain accurate records of student progress and communicate regularly with parents/guardians about their child’s academic and social development

Collaborate with other teachers and staff to ensure a cohesive and comprehensive educational experience for students

Attend school events, parent-teacher conferences, and professional development opportunities as required

Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing learning and professional growth in the field of Montessori education


Montessori elementary teaching certification (AMI or AMS)

Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field

At least two years of experience teaching in a Montessori elementary classroom

Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, parents/guardians, and students

Passion for teaching and a commitment to creating a positive, student-centered learning environment

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this position will be competitive and commensurate with experience. The Cobb School Montessori offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement savings plan, professional development opportunities, and paid time off.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to  with “Montessori Elementary Teacher” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please describe your experience with Montessori education and your philosophy on teaching elementary-aged students.