Job Opening for 2023-2024

Lower Elementary Lead Guide in Key West, Florida, US

Now hiring for the Lower Elementary Lead Guide position for ages 6-9 (grades 1-3). As a Montessori public charter school, our instructional staff must meet eligibility standards for the position.  Montessori teaching credentials, as well as a Florida Educator’s Certificate in Elementary Education (K-6),  are requirements for the position. Candidates who hold only Montessori credentials may be eligible for temporary certification; learn more about pathways to professional educator certification:

Prior experience leading inquisitive students in a Montessori environment is preferred. Above all, respect for self, others, and the environment are essential qualities to function effectively on our team.

The position begins in August 2023. Our typical class size is 22 students.

Placement on the salary schedule shall be based on verified years of teaching experience in the field. The base salary for novice Instructional Staff is $56,800.  The school provides supplemental compensation for advanced degrees ($1,800) and Montessori credentials ($1,500).

The May Sands Montessori School offers a comprehensive benefits package for its employees (Health, Dental, Vision, 401K).

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) references to

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