Job Opening for 2024-25

Early Childhood Guide in St. Louis, Missouri, US

Our peaceful classroom is seeking a certified Montessori guide for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year!

A Growing Place Montessori School offers a unique opportunity to teach and learn in a small, single classroom setting. As a partner teaching school, 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, and the willingness to work as a team.

Education Level Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Montessori Teaching Credential Level Required: Primary / Early Childhood

About Us:  A Growing Place Montessori is a warm, encouraging, single classroom school. 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:

Traditional School Year: September – May
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Our school offers some flexibility in staff scheduling. We may be able to design a custom schedule that meets your personal needs and our professional needs.

Contract available
Paid school holidays
Competitive salary, based on experience

To Apply:  E-mail your resume, cover letter, and references to Laura Asher, A Growing Place Montessori School Director at

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