Job Opening for 2024-25

Elementary Lead Guide in Steubenville, Ohio, US

Mary Seat of Wisdom Montessori is seeking a creative, energetic, and nurturing Catholic to join our faculty as an Elementary Guide.

MSW is a growing Catholic Montessori school which has sprung out of the dynamic Catholic community in Steubenville, Ohio. Families are moving from all over the nation to Steubenville for this community, and many of them are attracted by the opportunity for Catholic Montessori education. MSW currently serves 45 children ages newborn to nine years, across three classrooms of 10-20 students each.

MSW will provide a supportive environment, a beautiful setting, and a faith-filled community. The Elementary Guide will have an assistant in the classroom, with a class size of up to 20 students ages six to nine years old.

Our preferred candidate has Elementary Montessori AMI training or MACTE certification, holds a bachelor’s degree with at least three years of teaching experience, and has a zeal for Jesus and their Catholic faith. Familiarity with Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is highly valued.

Experienced teachers will also be considered for the position of Montessori Advisor. The Montessori Advisor mentors fellow guides and assistants and works closely with the Head of School to strengthen and bring unity to the Montessori pedagogy of all programs at MSW.

We are eager to fill this position for the 2024-25 school year immediately. The position begins in July 2024 and is salaried. Applicants should already have their US residency.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, current resume, and three references to

MSW’s mission is to provide an authentic Catholic Montessori education, rooted in an encounter with Jesus, to enable the full flourishing of the child—soul, heart, mind, and body—so they may bring Christ’s light to the world.

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