Job Opening for 2021-22

Primary Guide in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

LEAP International Montessori School, LLC is growing and searching for a warm and compassionate, Primary trained (for ages 3-6 years old) teacher to lead a classroom of 16-20 children with an assistant.  The ideal candidate will be Montessori trained from a MACTE accredited training center (CGMS/ AMI/ AMS/ etc) and enjoy working in an indoor and outdoor environment.  This person would consider themselves to be a team player with a pleasant personality, highly detail oriented, leads a “clean” life-style, drug-free, enjoys writing, punctual, flexible, and must have a clean driving record.    This person must also be vaccinated from Covid-19 and able to prove so.

Because the school is a 5-star accredited school with FOCUS, and a NM PreK Site the candidate must be willing to take all required classes or be able show proof they are completed.  For the right candidate, we may also be interested in hiring someone as an assistant (who already possesses a bachelor’s degree and who would be interested in pursuing Montessori Training to be a lead, Montessori teacher for our growing school.

LEAP is an authentic Montessori School, in its 7th year.  We currently serve children 18 months to 12 years old and are growing!   We are a warm community Montessori school intent on serving our children and community with kindness, compassion, and a commitment to authentic Montessori pedagogy.  We offer a competitive salary ($35,000-50,000 depending on experience), benefits, and the opportunity to develop with a growing school and program.   Our school also qualifies as a working site for the ECECD scholarship program and we fully support this program and our own staff’s continuing education goals.

For more information on the school, please visit our website at  If interested, please contact us at with a cover letter and complete resume, and our application or call us at 505-994-9433 after 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

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