Job Opening for 2023-2024

Adolescent Guide - Language Arts and History in Dayton, Ohio, US

The Montessori School of Dayton (MSD) is seeking a Middle School Language Arts and History guide to join our collaborative team. MSD is a private non-profit Montessori school devoted to following the Montessori philosophy and strives to create independent, resilient individuals who value integrity, community, and tolerance.

Middle school guides serve students in grades 7 and 8 in a small, collaborative learning environment. Students are exposed to a diverse curriculum, including the running of a micro-business, gardening, and construction projects, along with core subject studies. All MSD middle school students are trained as baristas and manage a full-service coffee shop each morning. Guides work with students to keep track of finances, inventory, pay bills, and advertise new products.

The ideal applicant will be passionate about literature, writing, and the exploration of history. They should possess a desire to work alongside adolescent students and a co-teacher and be committed to professionalism, communication, and continuous improvement.

Candidates should hold a minimum of:

1. Bachelor’s degree
2. Experience working with students ages 12-14
3. Montessori Secondary I certification or willingness to attend training
4. Knowledge of Montessori philosophy
5. Authorized or ability to obtain authorization to work in the US

Please send a cover letter and resume to Tessa Benner (

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This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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