In this Lead Guide role, you will create and lead a model classroom as part of our founding team. Our vision for an experienced 3-6 guide to use those extension skills to open a lower elementary classroom while training in Montessori Elementary education with our Prepared Montessorian Team Through your efforts, parents will see what’s possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment. You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique.
We have an amazing team of trained Montessori Mentors who will be available to guide your professional development, provide feedback, and help develop your skills even further, as you make this transition. We believe your unique knowledge of the child’s first plane of development will give you a unique edge to guide our children into their second plane of development.
Our elementary program is truly unique: a mixed-aged Montessori community, with first through sixth graders learning alongside one another in a rich social environment. It continues the Montessori approach of practiced autonomy and self-mastery; of highly individualized lessons and extended periods of concentrated work. Within that framework, we embed a sequence of classical academic content in the humanities and the sciences.
What we offer:
75% tuition discount for two children at any school in our network (we serve children 3 months through 12th grade)
6 weeks of paid time off and paid holidays
Excellent compensation package including health, dental, and vision insurance, and a retirement 401(k) account
Professional development, career growth, and promotion opportunities unparalleled in the field
A nation-wide network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices
Opportunity to contribute to a high-quality Montessori program that serves the individual needs of each child
We’d love to talk to you if you:
Have received a Montessori Diploma/Certificate for the Elementary Level
Obtain a Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
Have experience with the appropriate ages in a group setting, such as a preschool, VPK, Kindergarten, or Elementary class
Are open to guiding your colleagues, and be guided by them in turn