Job Opening for 2024-25

Early LearningTeacher-In-Residence in Winthrop, Washington, US

Are you ready to further your career in early learning in one of the most beautiful places on Earth? Little Star School in Winthrop, Washington is seeking 1-2 inspired educators with Montessori experience to join us starting in August 2024 to teach for a school year and through our 2025 summer season in our Infant, Toddler, or Early Childhood (preschool) classrooms. We offer competitive wages in the early learning sector, a flexible schedule, and will connect you with affordable housing options for your year here.

At Little Star, we spark children’s curiosity, compassion, and sense of community through joyful learning and discovery. We are a Montessori-inspired school with a unique curriculum and culture that our founder Rayma Hayes developed to best meet the needs of our diverse rural community. We strive to serve families across the socioeconomic spectrum with a robust financial aid program and by participating in the Working Connections Childcare Program through Washington state.

In the Methow Valley, outdoor activities like hiking, horseback riding, climbing, rafting, fishing, ice skating, and nordic and downhill skiing abound. There is a vibrant local art and music scene, and many delicious restaurants, bakeries, and coffee shops to check out. We are fortunate to have an excellent K-12 public school district. The Valley has a small town feel and the sense of community is strong here.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, we look forward to meeting you! For more details, compensation information and to apply, please visit the job posting at

Special qualifications:  Montessori experience/certification

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