Job Opening for 2021-22

Early Childhood Guide in Clayton, Missouri

Montessori Teacher

A Growing Place Montessori School
Clayton, MO 63105

Full Job Description

Seeking a Gentle Guide for an Early Childhood Classroom

Our peaceful classroom is seeking a certified Montessori guide for the upcoming school year!

A Growing Place Montessori School offers a unique opportunity to teach and learn in a small, single classroom setting. As a co-teaching environment, our guides support each other in the general duties of the classroom, including preparation and care of the environment as well as the presentation of lessons.

Our adults enjoy collaborating to create a rich atmosphere for learning. We pride ourselves on our high quality, authentic Montessori program that educates the whole child. We appreciate the passions and skills that each guide expresses in the classroom. We are successful as a teaching team because we practice open communication, remain rooted in Montessori philosophy, and share a unified vision for the school.

Our ideal candidate exhibits love for children, expertise with the Montessori materials, an ability to adapt, and the willingness to work as a team. Come and grow with us!

Education Level Required: Bachelor’s Degree

Montessori Teaching Credential Level Required: Primary / Early Childhood

About Us:

A Growing Place Montessori School is a warm, encouraging, single classroom environment. Since 1975, we have provided an authentic Montessori program for young children from ages 2 1/2 through 6. Our child centered approach emphasizes peace education and ecology along with strong academic skills. Our community encourages curiosity and independence to nurture a life-long love of learning. Together we will grow!

About the Position:

Monday – Friday,  8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, September – May

Some flexibility in scheduling is possible

Contract available

Paid school holidays

Job Type: Part-time

Competitive pay, based on experience

COVID-19 considerations:
We are currently functioning as a micro-school of 12 children, implementing social distancing and sanitization procedures. Temperature and symptom screenings of staff, students, and visitors are taken daily. Masks are required for everyone on school grounds.

 How to Apply: 

E-mail your introduction and resume to Laura Asher, Head of School at

Special qualifications
  • 2021-22
  • Bachelor's Degree
This service is provided as a courtesy by The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
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