Job Opening for 2022

Lead Primary Guide in Austin, Texas

Location: Austin, TX

Category: Lead Primary Guide/Teacher

Job Type: Full Time

Address: 78704

Who We Are:

The Children’s House of Austin is a new, holistic Montessori school that cultivates brilliant thinkers from the youngest ages.


Our motto is be kind, be gentle, be safe, be you. We take Maria Montessori’s age-old philosophy and pair it with a new approach for our teachers and staff. Unlike any other Montessori school, we apply the method to how we run the business and treat our staff. We take it from “follow the child” all the way up to “follow the employee”. The Children’s House is a laid back, close-knit community of like-minded individuals with one goal in mind: bringing more peace and joy to our world!


Our founders are:

  • Caring and compassionate

  • Hardworking and motivated

  • Open-minded and supportive

  • Have experience in the classroom & in positive people management

  • Your success is our success

  • Excited to come to work every day and passionate about helping others and shaping minds


Our founders are not:

  • Micromanaging meddlers

  • Seeking perfection no matter what

  • Not encouraging of drama and politics in the school administration


Who we are looking for:

  • Primary Lead Guide

  • MACTE accredited IMC, AMI or AMS certified Lead Teachers

  • Must be compassionate, passionate about the method, lover of learning; respectful to all children, colleagues, and parents

  • Have experience with primary-aged children (2.6-6 years old)

  • Strong believer in the “follow the child to foster independence” method

  • Views parents as partners

  • Takes pride in their work

  • Enjoys being part of a close-knit team

  • Agrees with The Children’s House philosophy

What’s in it for you?

  • New Montessori school in Austin with a new approach, applying the Montessori method to all areas of the business (parents, children, staff)

  • Family-like, caring staff that provides the support and advocacy you need to focus on your job, not on the politics

  • Authentic, classical Montessori approach with full scope and sequence of materials

  • Full autonomy in your classroom

  • Support from Co-founders who have Montessori classroom experience

  • Teacher budget for material making & supplies

  • Competitive salary, based on experience

  • Potential for career growth within the company

  • Tuition discount

  • Work/life balance

  • Fun, easy going atmosphere that respects personal needs while balanced with a strong work ethic


What are your Responsibilities?

  • Create and lead your own classroom

  • Parent/teacher conferences

  • Classroom setup and management

  • Parent communication, including emails & newsletters

  • Classroom overview

  • Delegation of tasks to the Assistant

  • Ensure all clean up & preparation are completed

  • Material making

  • Record keeping and tracking/ observation


Please submit your resume and cover letter to We can’t wait to speak with you!


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These statements are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


The Children’s House is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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