Primary and A-to-I Guides La Jolla Montessori School


La Jolla Montessori School

La Jolla Montessori School is growing!

We are seeking trained AMI Primary and A-to-I Guides interested in implementing an English/Spanish Bilingual Immersion vision of Dr. Montessori’s method for the 2024-2025 school year.  We are looking for positive, mature and supportive colleagues interested in working in a bilingual, co-teacher setting.

Montessori Guide Duties May Include:

Serve as a trained Montessori Guide for either our Toddler (18mos to 3yrs) or Primary (Children 3-6 yrs old) Programs. Work an 8-hour shift that includes one 10-minute break and one 30-minute lunch. Hours vary depending on the position with the most common shift being from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. School hours are from 7:30am – 5:30pm.


– Montessori Teaching Credential (AMI preferred; applicants can be currently training)

– Must be fluent in reading, writing and speaking English or Spanish.

– Authorized to work in the U.S. (We cannot sponsor visas at this time)

– Experience working with young children.

– Flexible, helpful and engaging attitude.

– Willingness to support potty training.

– Willingness to submit to a background check (required by licensing).


– Experience working as a Montessori Guide (not required).

– Summer 2024 Start Date

– Possess a desire to connect a community of staff, parents, and students to our vision.

– Innovative problem-solving skills.

– Flexibility in addressing children’s needs.

– Excellent observation skills.

– Ability to listen and be present.


We offer competitive compensation based on experience and education. Benefits include 70% insurance paid, paid vacation, tuition discount for children, 401k, professional development opportunities, and supportive staff and administration.

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