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School Leadership Positions Available


NATIVITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (3 through K) in Maysville, Kentucky is seeking applicants for the Head of School position. Bachelor’s degree, good communication, computer/tech, and management skills required; experience in education and language arts preferred. Montessori training provided.  Submit resumes to Nativity Montessori School at 31 E 3rd, Maysville. KY 41056

International Montessori School-Hong Kong

Primary Principal

Effective July 1, 2014

International Montessori School of Hong Kong seeks a Primary School (ages 2-12)  Principal for its new purpose-built campus in Stanley. The successful candidate will be a proven instructional leader with the ability to inspire and motivate students and faculty; who appreciates the School’s Montessori mission and vision; has a passion for and understanding of an international and bi-lingual education; and who will partner with parents in preparing students for continued success in school and in life. The successful candidate will have earned an advanced degree; held one or more senior management positions for three or more years; and have deep Primary School experience. Candidates who have a working knowledge of the IB will have an advantage. The ability to speak Chinese would be a plus but is not a requirement of the position.

Reporting to the two School Founders, the Principal will be expected to:

  • Celebrate, advance and be loyal to the mission and vision of IMS and ensure that the overall operation of the Stanley Campus reflects that mission and vision.
  • Be responsible for the efficient operation of all aspects of the day to day management of the Stanley Campus.
  • Oversee overall program development to maintain high standards of excellence and an environment of intellectual curiosity and excitement for students with a range of backgrounds and abilities.
  • Maintain communications and excellent relations with the best secondary schools in Hong Kong and advocate for students who will transfer to overseas schools.
  • Delegate appropriately to faculty and staff while setting an example of continuous improvement and teamwork.
  • Develop, inspire, mentor, supervise and evaluate a diverse and talented faculty and staff to preserve high quality and consistency in the delivery of the academic program.
  • Cultivate a positive relationship with students and be accessible to them.
  • Keep channels of communication open with parents about student progress and integrate parents into all aspects of school life in accordance with the Montessori philosophy.
  • Serve as an integral and productive member of the School Management Committee (SMC) which is responsible for setting policy and strategic direction, approving the operating budget and overseeing the operations of the School.
  • Engage in a regular, open dialogue with the Founders including progress on initiatives as established by the Founders and the SMC.

IMS remains the only Montessori Kindergarten cum Primary School in Hong Kong, and currently operates 3 campuses on Hong Kong Island, serving an international community of over 600 children aged 2 to 12 years old. IMS aims to expand upon its position as the leading English/Chinese dual-language Montessori school in the world, and to make this Primary curriculum available to all international families in Hong Kong who seek it for their children.

With a capacity of 700 students, the Stanley campus is poised to double IMS’ enrollment to 1,300 students of kindergarten and primary age by 2019.

To learn more about  IMS Hong Kong please visit our website: http://www.montessori.edu.hk/IMS

An Invitation to Apply

IMS invites applications from qualified candidates excited by its mission, vision and unique opportunities. Compensation will be competitive, appropriate for the candidate’s experience and credentials and commensurate with that offered by similar international schools regionally and worldwide.

The new Principal of the Primary School at Stanley will assume responsibility on July 1, 2014. Inquiries and questions regarding this position are strictly confidential and should be directed to:

John C. Littleford

Littleford & Associates

PO Box 14806

Baton Rouge, LA 70898

Phone: 1-800-69TEACH

Fax: (225) 291-2806

E mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please provide the following: CV, Statement of Educational Philosophy and three references. Electronic submission is preferred.





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Pasadena, CA

Primary Guide

Oak Knoll Kinderhaus Montessori, an AMI school located in Pasadena, California is seeking an AMI Primary guide for January of 2015 to complete the school year. Email cover letter and resume to George Markham, Head of School at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Jakarta, Indonesia

Lower Elementary Teacher

Jakarta Montessori School is currently seeking a Montessori Lower Elementary (6-9) certified teacher to join our established Lower Elementary classroom. Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree or higher, a Montessori Elementary Diploma, along with 5 years or more experience. The ideal candidate will be passionate, dedicated, enthusiastic and able to work within a teaching team to follow the vision of an authentic Montessori environment. Our employment package includes accommodation, transportation to and from school, basic medical, flights from home country and all immigration and work permit expenses. For more information please contact: Carol Engmann, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it





La Canada-Flintridge, CA

Full time Montessori teacher for KG & after School Program

Located in La Canada-Flintridge on Foothill Blvd. in Southern California, going on our 14th year, we serve ages 2 to 7.

If you are a dedicated Montessorian whose passion is teaching we love to hear from you. Required AA degree or above with Montessori Certification. Additionally, you must have excellent English language and math teaching skills, and min 12 ECE units.

Please call with your employment & salary history, copies of certificates. Ph. 818 790 8844/email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Process of selection: Two interviews and at least one full day of class room observation & participation. Serious applicants only. Salary: competitive. Start ASAP."



Milpitas, CA

he Montessori School of Silicon Valley has 3 schools offering Primary, Infant and Toddler Programs.  After 14 years in the Milpitas community, the time has come to begin a Montessori Lower Elementary Program.  With the Montessori Foundation as mentors, we are building a beautiful Elementary classroom.  This is a wonderful opportunity and a great position for a go-getter with a positive attitude and ability to cooperate and lead effectively!

We have two full time openings:  Classroom opens June 2015

Lead Elementary Montessori Teacher/Guide – Must have a BA, Montessori Lower Elem Credential (AMS, AMI, IMC, or MACTE) along with a minimum of 3 year lower elementary teaching experience.

Associate Elementary Montessori Teacher/Guide– Must have BA, either just completed a AMS, AMI, IMC, or MACTE Elementary Montessori teacher education program, or is enrolled in  an accredited Elementary Montessori Teacher Education Program.

We are a year-round school. This allows our staff to take vacation when it is convenient for them.  We offer competitive salaries, medical, dental, vacation and holiday.   Working with a group of people who are truly committed to the child and authentic Montessori brings many perks and benefits to the person who shares the same commitment.

Ideal candidates will be organized, friendly, self-reliant, computer-savvy, reliable, excellent at leading their own class, enjoy being active in the community and work well with others. The school requires all classes be conducted in a manner true to the Montessori Method and consistent with the Montessori Foundation.

Please reply with a cover letter which includes your Montessori certification program and level and your contact information. 
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Los Angeles, CA

Casa Montessori of Los Angeles, California is looking for a nurturing teacher for our Elementary Program, working with students from 5 to 12 years old. Applicants must have an ambitious personality with a desire to improve the lives' of students.

Casa Montessori, is a Full-Member School of the American Montessori Society and has been serving families in the San Fernando Valley for over 40 years. Casa Montessori was founded with the intent to build an excellent educational establishment through the application of the Montessori method.

To learn more about our school visit:  www.casamontessorinorthridge.com

To apply, please send your resume & a cover letter via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




San Diego, CA

Now Hiring AMI A to I and Casa Guides

Kinderhouse Montessori School (AMI recognized - 3 months - 12 years) is seeking motivated, passionate, and loving Guides. Our mission is to cultivate the whole child for intellectual, social, and emotional growth.

Qualifications are as follows:

A bachelor’s degree, AMI Training - experience is preferable

Assistant guides: A bachelor’s degree & 12 ECE units. Classroom experience is preferable

Please submit resume and cover letter to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Visit our website at http://www.kinderhousemontessori.com/careers




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The NewGate School in Sarasota, Florida

NewGate is The Lab School of The Montessori Foundation. As we continue to grow, we anticipate that we will have openings available on our faculty at every age level from toddlers through the 12th grade. We are always looking for outstanding Montessori educators who would like to join our close-knit Montessori learning community. As a lab school, out faculty works with the Montessori Foundation's in curriculum and program development.

Interested in learning more? Visit NewGate online at www.newgate.edu or learn more about the work of The Montessori Foundation at www.montessori.org Write Tim Seldin, President of The Montessori Foundation and New Gate School at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it






















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