AMI Trained Primary Guide


Corvallis Montessori School

Corvallis Montessori School, located in the vibrant college town of Corvallis, Oregon, is currently seeking an AMI-trained Primary guide to lead a primary class in the fall of 2023 beginning August 22, 2023. Corvallis Montessori School is a well-established AMI Recognized Montessori school, serving families in the Willamette Valley since 1967.

Our lovely campus is tucked away in a charming neighborhood within walking distance of a food cooperative, and park. Each of our four primary classrooms and two toddler classrooms have beautiful outdoor extensions with mature trees, vines, and a beautiful assortment of flowering vegetation.

Corvallis is a family-friendly community, with many bike paths and parks to explore. Its proximity to the Oregon coast, the Coastal and Cascade mountain ranges, and many rivers, lakes, and forests make it a nature lover’s paradise.

Our mission at Corvallis Montessori School is to foster a strong foundation for confident, compassionate participation in the world by nurturing each child’s unique gifts, passion for learning, and independence. We hold diversity itself as a value and nurture awareness of the global community by welcoming people of differing races, cultures, genders, ages, abilities, languages, economic and social backgrounds, political beliefs and religions, family styles, nationalities, and sexual orientations into a safe, accepting and respectful environment where we learn together, honoring and embracing our humanity.

Corvallis Montessori School offers competitive compensation and benefits which include medical, vision, and dental, matching 401K retirement savings plan, paid professional development, paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays.

Our ideal candidate will have:

AMI Primary diploma and 3-5 years of teaching experience (please note, new graduates will also be considered for the position)

Lead Teacher Qualifications as required by the Oregon Early Learning Division

Good organizational and time management skills

Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

A spirit of collaboration, flexibility, and a strong desire to bring joy into the school community

If you are interested in joining the faculty at Corvallis Montessori School, please send a cover letter and resume, including references to Tamara Basham, Head of School, at