Assistant or Junior Teacher for Established AMI Preschool

Assistant, Guide/Teacher,

Montessori School of Los Altos

Montessori School of Los Altos is looking for a Primary Assistant or Junior Teacher to join our team of caring and dedicated professional teachers. This position works directly under our AMI Montessori Head Teacher and provides support with the curriculum and classroom management for her as well as the rest of the teaching team. We will consider applicants who are still taking their Montessori training. This full time position starts in the spring of 2022, ideally before June.

All applicants must be fully vaccinated including the initial booster; additionally all teachers and students are masked inside and outside at this time. The school has robust health & safety protocols in place for Covid, and all staff and families support the policies. 

Our ideal new team member has 12 ECE Units, a Montessori Assistant or Teacher diploma (or are actively in a teacher training program), some experience in a classroom and excellent English language skills. They will contribute a passion for Montessori philosophy & education, strong communication skills, a professional approach to their work, and a sincere willingness to be part of our dedicated team of educators.

Our lovely preschool was founded in 1972, and teaches the Montessori Primary Curriculum for ages 2.5 to 5 with the full complement of Montessori materials in the classroom. We delight in fostering the children’s love of learning and supporting all aspects of their growth, and have created a beautiful, safe and supportive environment for the children, teachers, and families at the school. 

MSLA offers an excellent compensation package including:

• Salary aligned with experience 

• Medical & Dental benefits

• Paid holidays, sick days and vacation days

• Continuing education fund

• Opportunities for professional advancement

• 401K Plan

• Annual bonus

Tell us about your passion for education and the Montessori philosophy in your letter and send along with your resume to – we look forward to hearing from you!