Elementary Montessori Guide


St. John the Baptist Catholic Montessori School

Who We Are Looking For:

St. John the Baptist Catholic Montessori School is looking for a dedicated, compassionate individual to provide guidance and support to our Lower or Upper Elementary students as their Guide.

This person will help the children grow socially, academically, and spiritually through the Montessori method. This is a full-time position, primarily Monday-Friday; teachers are expected to be on campus from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on scheduled school days. Occasional evenings and weekend time are necessary.

Who We Are:

St. John the Baptist Catholic Montessori School serves children from 16 months to 8th Grade. Our Catholic identity complements the Montessori method, which helps students understand their dignity as children of God, how to make good choices, and the importance of a faithful community. St. John the Baptist strives to nurture a culture of authentic joy, hope, and knowledge.

We value and invest in our teachers! Every full-time teacher at St. John the Baptist receives the following benefits:

– FREE MASTER’S DEGREE: Earn the master’s degree of your choice (tuition-free) through the University of St. Thomas or the Saint Paul Seminary, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

– We want your children here with you! Receive a discount for every child.

– Montessori training provided by St. John the Baptist Catholic Montessori School if desired

– Paid time off

The ideal applicant will have the following qualifications:

– Deep devotion to Christ and to the Catholic Church

– Love children and desire to help them in their character, virtue, and faith development

– Possess or be in the process of possessing Montessori certification for the levels serving (St. John’s can provide training)

– Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in the area of Early Education, Elementary Education, or Montessori Education. A teaching license is preferred but not required.

– Have or build an understanding of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, or be open to learning about it

– Be able to maintain strong relationships with parents characterized by good will, mutual respect, and with the understanding that parents are the primary educators of their children.

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Megan Adam, Director of Parish Operations at madam@stjohns-excelsior.org