Trained Primary Guide


Lighthouse Montessori School

Primary Lead Guide

Ballard, Seattle, WA

Lighthouse Montessori School is seeking a Co-Lead Montessori Teacher to join our community for the 2022-2023 school year. For the right candidate, we will consider employment during spring 2021. We are looking for energetic, compassionate educators passionate about the Montessori Pedagogy. We are a community of educators who seek to grow together in our craft knowledge to ensure that we thrive as professionals and our students thrive as learners and citizens.

Lighthouse Montessori School is currently seeking a Co-Lead Montessori Teacher for our Primary Classroom for the Morning Work cycle.

Lighthouse Montessori School is a beautiful and bright school located north of downtown Seattle in the charming neighborhood of Ballard. We have a fully equipped learning environment with extensions to the outdoors. 

Position summary:

The Lead Montessori Teacher will implement the curriculum in a safe, healthy, and nurturing classroom environment that supports each child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive growth and development.

Facilitate classroom activities.

Acknowledges and encourages diversity and varying viewpoints by providing images and experiences that reflect the local and global communities. 

Create engaging, age-appropriate lessons while holding true to the Montessori Model.

Establish classroom management utilizing Positive Discipline and Nonviolent Communication methods.

Encourage and assist in positive social interactions.

Ensure the safety and well-being of children at all times.

Experience and Education:

AMI, or AMS certification.

Knowledgeable about Montessori philosophy and materials.

2+ years of experience in a Montessori classroom.

Specific requirements set by minimum state standards and/or accreditation

Why work for us? Because we truly care about our people!

In addition to an engaging and dynamic work environment, we offer competitive benefits such as medical insurance, paid time off, education scholarships, child tuition discounts, and more. 

Lighthouse Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer.

Safety Statement: Lighthouse Montessori is committed to providing a safe school environment for our employees and our students. As such, we follow strict CDC guidelines for school operations. Employees of Lighthouse Montessori School are expected to follow all work and safety guidelines/procedures each day.


Cynthia Dahl – Head of School