Job Opening for 2024-25

Primary Montessori Guide in Rockville, Maryland, US

Job description:
Are you a Primary Montessori Guide who is looking for something special? Not a job, but a career opportunity? Our Early Childhood Program is growing, and we would like to add a new Montessori Guide to our team.

We are seeking someone with a deep curiosity about life, social responsibility, and a lifelong love of learning who is passionate about Montessori, nature and promoting peace through education. Our school is a warm, diverse and enthusiastic community of learners. We believe that in a loving, caring and safe atmosphere, every child will learn and grow with a proven program, based on excellence and experience. At our school, the teacher learns what ignites each child’s passions, and helps them to discover and develop their talents.

Our schools are dedicated to making quality Montessori education accessible to more children around the world, through creating beautiful schools, training future Montessori teachers, advocating for policies that support Montessori education, and advising others who share our goals.

Since opening its first Montessori school in 1977, Metro Montessori has expanded into a network of 6 highly regarded Montessori schools. All our schools are AMS-accredited which ensure that our schools meet or exceed the most exacting standards of Montessori pedagogy.

The Montessori Primary Guide will lead the Primary classroom for 3 through 6-year-old students. The Montessori Guide helps direct the student’s activities academically, emotionally and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach their full potential. The Montessori Guide will be responsible for presenting the Primary curriculum to students, participating in parent education and conferences, record-keeping, and assessment. The Montessori Guide will maintain a classroom and instructional program that supports the individual needs of the children in accordance with the mission and vision and Montessori philosophy and methods.

•       Bachelor’s degree or 120 semester hours of approved college credit or a Bachelor’s degree equivalence as determined by an independent agency authorized to evaluate foreign credentials.
•       Certification from accredited AMS, AMI, or MACTE training facility appropriate for the Primary Certification.
•       Must be a self-motivated, self-directed team player that has the ability to establish and maintain wonderful relationships with staff, parents, and children.
•       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•       Evidence of continuing education and professional growth to include meeting all necessary requirements as established by state law and regulatory agencies.
•       Must be able to pass a background check.
•       Within first 30 days of employment must be able to meet all necessary requirements as established by state law and regulatory agencies.

Benefits include: Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package including Competitive salary structure, including benefits such as medical insurance, Health saving account, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life insurance, 401(k) Retirement plan, and Paid time off. Other benefits include:
•       Schools-Credentialing program, and Employee childcare discount.
•       Supportive Work Environment.
•       Emphasis on Work-Life Balance.
•       Strong Focus on Professional Development.
•       Opportunities for Career Growth.
•       Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion.
•       State-of-the-Art Facilities and Resources.
•       Focus on Curriculum Innovation.
•       Recognition and Appreciation.
•       Strong Parent and Community Engagement.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements and at least one letter of reference to

Metro Montessori is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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