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The following vacancies have been notified to us by Montessori schools. 
Please apply direct to the school, not to the Society. 

Member schools wishing to post their jobs here, please contact: Please submit details in a similar format to those below. Please advise us when vacancies are filled. If a closing date for applications is included, adverts will be removed after that date, otherwise adverts will be removed after three months of first appearing on the website, unless we are notified.

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  • 21 Sep 2017 4:13 PM | Anonymous

    Qualified Montessori Teacher / Homeschooling / Wimbledon, SW19

    We are looking for:

    - A Qualified Montessori Teacher, AMI 3-6 years old diploma, with at least 12 years of experience.

    - Cater for a 3 1/2  year old child, attending a Montessori school and exposed to Montessori teaching at home and school

    - All Montessori materials from Nienhuis available at home

    - Fully confident in the Early Year Foundation Stage (EYFS)

    - Able to combine the Montessori and EYFS  principles

    - Able to plan according to child abilities and next stages of development and monitor child's progress

    - The position is permanent, full time

    - 40 hours per week

    - Competitive package of £12/hour to the ideal candidate

    - Flexible attitude

    - Excellent communication skills, fluent English, both written and spoken

    - Confident driver, school runs, take child to activities and other auxiliary nanny tasks

    The role will commence on 8th January 2018. After being interviewed, the candidate should be available 1 or 2 days in December for us to handover all the necessary informations, plannings,...

    Please send your application (CV, covering letter, Montessori diploma) to Katia at

  • 17 Aug 2017 1:59 AM | Anonymous

    School Principal 

    Lead Through Action

    Your new company 

    The Farmhouse Montessori School caters for students from early childhood through to primary across two lovely campuses in and near Manly on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The school has a preschool that was established 13 years ago and has a long record of Montessori education. In recent years they have successfully expanded to provide authentic Montessori education across the full primary spectrum. The school currently caters for approximately 130 students across both campuses. As an authentic Montessori school they follow a philosophy that allows for the development of each individual child in an environment that promotes an atmosphere of respect and understanding. The peaceful environment and the dedicated qualified Montessori staff nurture the children’s natural potential, stimulating independent thinking through carefully constructed programs. The small school size allows for a tight knit community that are highly engaged, committed and passionate about each other and Montessori education.

    Your new role 

    To lead the school as it continues to grow and develop, a passionate and hands on Principal is required. As school Principal you will have complete oversite over both campuses, reporting to a dedicated and supportive board, and supported by an experienced educational leader of the pre-school campus.

    What you'll need to succeed 

    We are looking for a Principal whose values align strongly to the Montessori philosophy. You will have a warm and nurturing approach that will thrive in a small school setting where you will be able to mentor, guide and support the teachers in their professional dedication to meeting the needs of each individual child.

    As a Principal in a small school setting you will be;

     Innovative, proactive, and strategic

     Hands on, with a diverse skill set

     A strong communicator with the ability to form excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders

     Passionate about leading a growing school, building enrolments, profile and systems to ensure the ongoing development and success of the school

     Commercially savvy with strengths across administration, compliance, marketing and communications, finance and accreditation requirements in a Primary and Pre-Primary setting.

    Applicants are not required to hold formal Montessori qualifications, however this would be a distinct advantage and it is expected the successful applicant will have a true alignment with the Montessori philosophy. Applicants must be suitably qualified in education with a proven record of success in teaching and school leadership.

    What you'll get in return 

    This is a role that will prove highly rewarding. You will have the opportunity to drive the growth of this lovely school, work closely with the community and staff, and make a real impact. Few roles offer the opportunity to have such a direct connection with all aspects of the schools operation. You will thrive working in a Montessori setting, building connections and relationships with the wider Montessori community across Sydney. Your team are dedicated, passionate, warm and caring and the board are extremely supportive and collegial.

    This position represents a great opportunity for a passionate Montessori leader to step up to Principal and make a mark. Equally this is a truly unique role for an experienced primary school leader to really make use of your skills and knowledge in a progressive educational setting.

    What you need to do now

    To apply for this position please submit an expression of interest to Lincoln Gould at Hays Education and you will be contacted to discuss the position in full and provided with further information to support your application.


    Tel: 02 8226 9769

  • 27 Jul 2017 2:31 PM | Anonymous

    3-6 and 0-3 Montessori Guides are Needed in Moscow, Russia

    Otrada International Montessori Center is located in a beautiful residential area just outside the city limits of Moscow, Russia. Our mission is to provide an authentic Montessori education that develops the whole family. The location features horse stables, a residence community nearby, as well as a beautiful natural landscape in a wooded area. We are growing our center, so we are looking for dedicated individuals and passionate professionals to fill the following positions:

     Children’s House Guide (3 to 6 years)

     Toddler Community Guide (0-3 years)

    You must have, or be in the process of completing, an internationally recognized Montessori teaching credential from AMI. Ideally you have experience. We are looking for friendly team players who want to make a real contribution to our growing community and spread Montessori philosophy. A deep commitment to Montessori principles is a must! Good level of English language is needed.

    We offer a good salary level which depends on experience. All classes have bilingual Russian assistants. There is a nice housing available for renting just 5 min away from the school, relocation allowance (if you are moving from other city or country), Russian language courses and support in getting to know new culture (if you are an International Guide).

    Please visit our web page at:

    We look forward to receiving your CV, a copy of your AMI diploma, your bachelor’s degree at We will be taking applications until the position is filled.

  • 4 Jul 2017 3:22 PM | Anonymous

    L'Ecole Montessori de Paris, model school of the Institut Supérieur Maria Montessori (ISMM), is seeking a AMI-qualified 6-12 francophone or anglophone guide as of now.

    Does joining a brand new international team motivate you?

    Does promoting the ISMM pedagogical mission inspire you ?

    Does working in a warm and welcoming environment in the heart of Paris entice you?

    Please contact Sophie Rouilloux at Ecole Montessori de Paris

    13 rue de la Grange Batelière, 75009 Paris or

  • 8 Jun 2017 1:38 PM | Anonymous

    Rainbow Montessori Junior School - London

    Position: Montessori Teachers 

    Full-time Montessori Teachers required for established NW London Montessori Junior School.

    We are looking for newly qualified or experienced teachers for the ages 3-6 and/or 6-12 for September 2017 and January 2018.

    We are one of the longest established Montessori schools in the UK (est. 1982) with a passion and dedication to the Montessori Method in its true sense.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

    Please contact: 020 7328 8986 or email a CV to:

    13 Woodchurch Road, West Hampstead, London, NW6 3PL

  • 5 Jun 2017 7:55 PM | Anonymous

    Fondation Montessori Veveyse aux Paccots ( SWITZERLAND) IS LOOKING FOR A Montessori Educator 6-12 bilingual (english-french) or trilingual(+german), trained or at the end of training. If possible, with experience in ELEMENTARY education. Full-time position ,interesting conditions, in a well-equipped, trained school, located in a beautiful environment and always expanding.

    Please send CV and cover letter to Maud Mayer

    Montessori Veveyse Foundation

    BatterIe de l' ermitage 21, 1619 Les Paccots


    Tel: 076 429 71 27

  • 5 May 2017 12:32 PM | Anonymous

    Montessori British School in Valencia, SPAIN

    Seeks three trained Montessori guides for 0-3, 3-6 and 6-9 classes. Required native

    English with teaching degree. Starting at September 2017.

    We offer full time position with attractive salary.

    Apply here

  • 27 Apr 2017 1:52 PM | Anonymous

    Montessori l’Idylle Grand Pré, a bilingual Children’s House in the village of Crans-près-Céligny near Nyon, Switzerland, is looking for the following staff, from August, 2017:

    1. An English mother-tongue AMI guide: 3 – 6, preferably with experience in a Montessori class

    2. An English-speaking AMI Assistant: 3 – 6

    The candidates need to have Swiss or European residency. He / she should be prepared to work in a team to guide the children with a true Montessori spirit.

    If you are interested, please send your CV, with references.

    Contact Person: Philippa Romig


    Rue du Grand Pré 19 1299 Crans-près-Céligny, CH - Switzerland

    Montessori l’Idylle

  • 20 Apr 2017 2:09 PM | Anonymous

    School Principal EC - 6

    Lead with Vision

    Your new company 

    Located in Sydney’s upper north shore, Northside Montessori School caters for students from early childhood to year 6. The school follows an authentic Montessori educational approach centred on understanding and meeting the needs of the individual child. The school instils in children a love of learning, a sense of wonder and develops each individual child’s confidence and independent learning skills through teaching for mastery.

    Your new role

    The exciting opportunity has arisen to take on the position of Principal for Northside Montessori, overseeing an early childhood campus and primary school campus. This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced primary leader who values working in a small school setting with a tight knit, engaged and caring community and is driven to deliver continuous improvement and growth. This role will commence at a date based on the successful candidates’ availability and circumstances.

    What you'll need to succeed

    To succeed in this role you will be a highly effective communicator and relationship builder. As school Principal you will empower your team to ensure effective collaboration and team building is implemented throughout the schools educational programs at all levels. Your excellent presentation and communication skills and your genuine passion for the values of the school will allow you to build strong relationships and partnerships with external stakeholders and associations, promoting the school and its values to a wide audience. You will be adept at engaging with, listening and working professionally and in partnership with all stakeholders.

    Your authentic style of leadership will be underpinned by a strong knowledge of the Australian Independent School system and a progressive and dynamic approach to school leadership. As school principal you will have oversight over all operational an educational elements of the schools success, supported by a non-teaching Assistant Principal, a Director of Early Childhood and a Business Manager.

    You will feel a strong connection to the principles and values of Montessori education. Previous Montessori experience and qualifications is not a pre-requisite but it is essential that you have a genuine interest and alignment to the Montessori methodology and values. If you are not already Montessori trained then this represents a fantastic opportunity to be supported in gaining the formal qualifications to allow you to lead with expertise in a Montessori context.

    As an experienced educational leader you will be knowledgeable about policy and regulations covering both the early childhood sector and the primary schools sector. You will also be able to demonstrate your ability to plan and implement strategy to grow the school and lead with vision and vigour.

    What you'll get in return

    This principalship represents a rare opportunity to make your mark and lead a close knit, caring, nurturing school community. Northside Montessori School is excellently resourced, in a strong fiscal position and performing strongly in academic outcomes. There is a wonderful opportunity to grow the profile and scope of the school and support the schools genuine Montessori approach. You will be given excellent professional development and educational opportunities, support from an engaged and professional board, and work with a dedicated and collaborative executive team. This is simply put a wonderful opportunity not to be missed.

    What you need to do now

    To apply for this position please submit an expression of interest to Lincoln Gould at Hays Education and you will be contacted to discuss the position in full and provided with further information to support your application. Hays Education has been engaged to support Northside Montessori in the recruitment of this exciting opportunity. All contact should be made directly through Hays Education.


    Tel: 02 8226 9769

  • 9 Apr 2017 4:30 AM | Anonymous

    Malherbe International School 

    Located near Paris, France, is seeking a qualified, full-time Montessori-trained teacher for a class of 2 to 4 year olds beginning September 2017. Only native English speakers with valid working papers considered.  Permanent position with housing possibility. To apply send CV and cover letter with references to

    Malherbe International School:

    19  rue du 11 novembre 78110 Le Vésinet
    44 av du Président Kennedy 78230 Le Pecq

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