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Posted January 22, 2024

Greensboro Montessori School | Upper Elementary Lead Teacher

Full-Time Position for the 2024-25 Academic School Year

Greensboro Montessori School seeks to add a full time Upper Elementary lead teacher guide to our team for the 2024 - 25 school year. At 50 years old, our School is proud to have 52 Upper Elementary Students, both a 10-acre main and a 40-acre environmental education satellite  campus, accreditations with AMS and SAIS, and exciting plans for a capital campaign and master campus plan construction project. We seek an experienced, passionate, and dynamic lead teacher to join our team. 

To learn more about this opportunity, you may click here to see the job post with information on how to apply or contact director of human resources, Ashley Daniels, at

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Posted December 20, 2023

Salem Montessori School, Inc.
2651 Pilgrim Court
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Position: Upper Elementary Lead Teacher

Primary Purpose: To support the mission of Salem Montessori School as stated in the Employee Handbook. Reports To: Head of School Hired By: Head of School

General Overview:
            ● Ensure that Montessori curriculum is being adhered to in a way that reflects the standards and                          philosophy of the school.
            ● Supervise interns or assistant teacher.
            ● Participate in staff and parent meetings/events/training.
            ● Arrive on time and have an attitude of service and flexibility.
            ● Keep HOS informed about child and parent needs, hopes and concerns.

               ● Previous experience working with children
               ● State Background Check/Fingerprinting
               ● References (3)
               ● Medical reference stating ability to work with children and Tb test or screening
               ●Participate in pre-service and in-service training and professional development (minimum 15                              hours/yearly)

Specific Duties:
  • Prepare and maintain a clean and safe Montessori classroom environment.
  • Keep records of children’s progress and assessment.
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences.
  • Establish and maintain the classroom true to the Montessori philosophy, paying particular attention to             the needs of students.
  • Plan, prepare and maintain all units of study - including Montessori materials, thematic units, library                 books, etc.
  • Communicate via weekly email and other times as need arises with parents about the class.
  • Establish respectful and open lines of communication with parents with warmth.
  • Facilitate a respectful environment for children and adults by advocating conflict resolution and grace             and courtesy lessons.
  • Interpret the Montessori philosophy to parents and community as well as assistants, interns, and                       volunteers.
          - Work with HOS to help parents get third party intervention support as needed.
  • Complete Red Cross First Aid and CPR courses.
  • Participate in all staff meetings and parent events.
  • Plan objectives for own professional growth annually.

Time Commitment: This is a full time position

• Holds a certificate by a MACTE accredited teacher education program for the level which he/she teaches and has completed at least one year of teaching.
• Holds at least a Bachelor’s degree


Posted November 15, 2023

Charlotte Preparatory School (Charlotte, NC) seeks a Primary Assistant Teacher to join an established and successful Primary classroom.  

Start Date: January 2, 2024 (with possible training/shadowing starting December 11, 2023)

Ideal candidates will have:

  •  a genuine love for working with preschool-aged children

  • an understanding of Montessori education/early childhood development

  • experience working in a classroom setting

  • a strong work ethic with attention to detail

This is a full-time, 10-month(school year) position.  For more information please follow this link.


Please submit resume/cover letter to:

Sharon Vanella

Posted June 28, 2023

Multiple Positions Available, Winston-Salem Montessori School - Winston-Salem, NC

Assistant Sunset Guide, Children’s House (3 - 6 years old)

Assistant Sunset Guide, Toddler (18 months - 3 years old)

The Assistant Guide reports directly to the Director of Toddler and Children’s House Programs and serves as a support to the Lead Guide in developing the after-school curricular program in a way that responds to the needs of the “whole child” within the context of the “whole day." The Assistant Guide helps to guide the children’s activities academically, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that is in accordance with Montessori philosophy and WSM policies.

Interested candidates should send a resume, references, and a letter of interest to


Posted June 28, 2023

Multiple Positions Available, Montessori Day School - Chapel Hill, NC


For the past 44 years, Montessori Day School has been providing quality Montessori education in the heart of Chapel Hill. We are a small community of teachers and staff dedicated to building a lifelong love of learning.


Aftercare Teacher

We are seeking an assistant teacher for our afternoon program to start in late August. Must have experience with young children, be reliable and professional. Hours are 11:15-5:30, or 2:00-5:30, Monday through Friday. Additional hours available subbing in the classroom.

Assistant Elementary Teacher

We are seeking an assistant teacher for our elementary program to start in August. Must have experience with school-age children, be reliable and professional. Hours are 8:00 am-3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Additional hours available subbing in the aftercare programs.

Music Teacher

The music teacher to spend Fridays with us, teaching children ages 18 months to 9 years of age, split into six, 30- 45 minute classes. Various hand held rhythm instruments available for use, as well as xylophones in incremental sizes. Must have experience teaching children of varying ages, be reliable, and fun!

For all positions, a background check and COVID vaccination are required. Please submit your resume to Melanie, Director at for consideration. For more information about the school, please visit


Updated June 28; Posted May 5, 2023

Multiple Positions Available, Greensboro Montessori School - Greensboro, NC

Founded in 1974, fully accredited by AMS and SAIS, 260 students toddler through junior high, a 40-acre satellite environmental education campus, competitive wages with a low cost of living in the Triad area, and gearing up for an exciting master campus plan and capital campaign, Greensboro Montessori School is looking to hire three new teammates: one director / assistant head of school role and two teacher guides. 

If you are from outside the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina, know that the area is a wonderful place to live and very affordable. Relocation support is available.


Available Positions:

Director of Upper School (12-month)

Director of Student Support (12-month)

Upper Elementary Teacher / Guide (10-month)

Primary Teacher / Guide (10-month)


Information on how to apply is on each of the above job posts, or you are welcome to email head of school, Kevin Navarro for more information.



Posted May 11, 2023


Multiple Positions Available, Williams Montessori (CMS) - Charlotte, NC

Williams Secondary Montessori is seeking engaging, dynamic teachers to join our growing and thriving team. Organization, strong writing and speaking skills, comfort with parents, and a collaborative and professional demeanor with colleagues are important.  Candidates must also be willing to attend overnight Field Studies or Intercessions with students in both the fall as well as the spring. 


Available Positions:

Middle School Math/Science

High School Social Studies

High School Spanish

Interested applicants must also be willing to attend the Secondary Montessori training. Details can be found at: Please email Melanie Francis at with specific questions about the positions. For more information about the school, visit

Posted May 5, 2023

Multiple Positions Available – Trillium Springs Montessori School (CMS), Huntersville, NC

Trillium Springs Montessori School is excited about moving to our new location for the 2023-24 school year! We are hiring elementary school teachers and teacher assistants for our school. Trillium Springs Montessori School opened its doors to children on August 25, 2014.  We welcomed 100 students ages Pre-K to 2nd Grade for the 2014-15 school year.

Trillium Springs Montessori is based on the belief that:​

  • Children have an innate love of learning

  • Children have the ability to reach their full potential through their own efforts

  • Children develop a vision of the universe in order to understand the unity that is in all things

The implementation of our belief depends upon a prepared environment which encourages:

  • Time for exploration

  • Opportunities for responsibility

  • Love for our world and its diverse inhabitants

  • A sense of gratitude for the special gifts which have been provided by others

  • An awareness for gifts that they themselves may share with others.

Available Positions:

Teacher Assistants

Elementary Teacher

  • Seeking K-6 state-certified teacher with Montessori experience or Montessori certification, to teach elementary age students, or seeking teacher interested in Montessori certification

    • Great rapport with students, staff, parents

    • Great attendance

    • Emotional Intelligence

    • Time and Organizational skills

    • Flexibility in a complex, dynamic work environment

For more information, visit the school's website or email Carla C. Stanback, Talent Acquisition, at


Posted May 11, 2023


Multiple Positions, Follow the Child Montessori School - Raleigh, NC

Follow the Child is a small, private Montessori school located in Raleigh, North Carolina. We serve 200+ students from Toddler House through Upper Elementary.

Our team of dedicated, caring, and dynamic teachers, experienced Head of School, and our commitment to the integrity of Montessori principles make Follow the Child a vibrant community. Conveniently located in Raleigh close to North Carolina State University, the school has easy access to Research Triangle Park and the Chapel Hill/Durham areas and attracts a diverse population.

Available Positions:

Spanish Teacher

Lower Elementary Assistant Teacher

For more information, visit the school website at

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and professional resume to

Posted April 28, 2023

Multiple Positions Available - Erwin Montessori at Alamance Elementary, Greensboro, NC


At Erwin Montessori we provide a structured environment based on self-directed activities and hands-on learning that is tailored to meet each child’s needs. We actively involve parents and the community as we nurture a desire for life-long learning.

Available NOW:

Assistant Teacher

Available for school year 2023-2024:

1/2 Grade Teacher

4/5 Grade Teacher

Lead Teacher

K/PreK Teacher

View the full list of positions or apply here.


For more information, contact Karla Massey at

Posted April 27, 2023

Principal - Park Road Montessori School (CMS), Charlotte, NC


* Ability to develop the vision, mission, values, beliefs, and goals of the school, the processes used to establish these attributes, and the ways they are embodied in the life of the school community.
*Ability to work cooperatively with community organizations to accomplish school goals.
*Ability to lead staff in the creation of a vibrant, supportive culture
*Ability to lead strategic discussions about standards of curriculum, instruction, and assessment based on research and best practices in order to establish and achieve high expectations for students.
*Ability to gather, disaggregate, and interpret data and create plans of improvement at a high level.
*Ability to work well with students and families by responding efficiently and thoroughly to inquiries, create positive relationships, and build rapport.
*Ability to lead and appropriately evaluate and coach teachers to improve performance and positively impact student achievement.
*Ability to build relationships and be a team player.
*Ability to establish standards for performance across the school beginning with the school leadership team and communicate specific measures for the school and individuals.
*Ability to set and follow through with high expectations for student behavior and student academic performance.
*Ability to promote equity: providing the opportunities, support, environment, high expectations, and resources that every student needs to achieve educational success, feel valued, and contribute to a thriving community.

This position is available for the 2022-2023 school year.

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In compliance with Federal Law, Charlotte - Mecklenburg Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age or disability.

For more information, contact Carla Chambers Stanback, Recruiter at


Posted April 25, 2023

Multiple Positions Available - The Montessori School of Raleigh, Raleigh, NC


Established in 1974, MSR is a vibrant and exceptional independent Montessori and International Baccalaureate (IB) World School school in the Triangle area serving 400+ students aged six weeks through 18 years. MSR is committed to the intellectual, ethical, and personal development of our students. Our beautifully designed and well-maintained Lead Mine Campus, situated on 10 acres in North Raleigh, comprises five buildings in a child-centered, village-like setting surrounded by wetlands and protected forest. Our Middle and Upper Schools are housed on an expansive 40-acre wooded campus in Brier Creek in Durham. Both sites were carefully planned and constructed to provide the nature-centered environments integral to Montessori practice. Driven by our core values of “Respect,” “Integrity,” “Community” and “Love of Learning,” MSR welcomes prospective employees of all backgrounds. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff through a comprehensive compensation plan, including competitive salary and an expansive benefits package. MSR is accredited by AMS and the IBO. All MSR employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19.


Available Positions for school year 2023-2024:

Toddler Lead Guide
Children's House Lead Guide

Early Childhood Assistant Guide (Toddler or Children's House)

Early Childhood Aide

Lower Elementary Lead Guide

Lower Elementary Assistant Guide

Upper Elementary Lead Guide 


See the full list of positions on our Career Page


Interested in applying? Send a resume and cover letter to


Posted April 27, 2023

Multiple Positions - Sterling Montessori School, Morrisville, NC

Sterling is a public charter Montessori program located in Morrisville, North Carolina. We are a smart, curious, hard-working group of over 100+ staff eager to welcome you onto our team. We serve a diverse and dynamic group of students and families from all over central North Carolina.

Our 775 students are a joyful, engaged, and heartfelt group of diverse young people. They care about doing work well and strive each and every day to learn all that the universe has to teach them. They work in partnership with their guides to build a strong community of learners who serve their community with kindness, curiosity, and an open heart.

Finally, our exceptionally diverse staff and student body is representative of the global community, including more than 20 first languages other than English. All future or potential employees must be committed to growing in a school environment that is committed to anti-bias/anti-racism values and practices with a vision to create more equitable communities through education. You must also be deeply committed to creating an inclusive learning environment for all, honoring the full diversity of age, race, religion, gender expression, sexual orientation, ability, and ethnicity present in our world.

Available Positions:

Media Manager (posted 4/21/23)

Middle School EC Teacher (posted 4/21/23)

Middle School Humanities Teacher (posted 4/21/23)

Middle School Science Teacher (posted 4/21/23)

Upper Elementary Montessori Guide (posted 4/21/23)

Lower Elementary Montessori Guide (posted 4/21/23)

Children's House Montessori Guide (posted 4/21/23)

Children's House Assistant (posted 4/21/23)

Lower Elementary & Children's House Support/Floater (posted 4/21/23)

Behavioral Support Assistant (BSA) (posted 4/21/23)

Part-Time Aftercare Teacher (posted 4/21/23)

Substitute Teachers (On-going)

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to


Posted April 24, 2023

Multiple Positions Available - Mountain Pathways Montessori School, Boone, NC

Mountain Pathways School is a community that fosters respect and a lifelong love of learning by nurturing the spiritual, emotional, intellectual and physical well-being of its children.

Available Positions:

Pre-Primary Teacher

After School Teacher

To learn more about the school, visit


Interested in applying? Contact Bettie McKemie-HillPersonnel Chair at


Posted April 18, 2023

Multiple Positions Available - International Montessori School, Durham, NC

International Montessori School is a diverse environment where teachers and families of many cultures, languages, and backgrounds come together in a supportive and engaging community. Faculty and staff have the opportunity to work in their native language while helping children uncover their potential, become bilingual and bicultural, and develop into competent, compassionate and curious global citizens. IMS is a non-profit, independent school located in North Carolina approximately ten minutes south of Duke University and fifteen minutes north of the UNC-Chapel Hill.  As part of the Triangle area, Durham is three hours from the beach, two hours from the mountains, and is rich area with outdoor activities, cultural events, and college sports.

IMS, an equal opportunity employer, seeks to support a diverse staff to reflect the diverse community of parents and students. Our current student body is 11% African American or Black, 10% Asian, 44% Caucasian, 1% American Indian, 5% Hispanic, and 29% Multi-Racial. We offer a competitive benefits package to full-time employees. In addition, employees enjoy beautiful classrooms with natural lighting and outdoor access, tuition remission for dependents, small class sizes, and joyful, supportive, and fun co-workers.

Available Positions:

Spanish Immersion Montessori Teacher (Primary Classroom) - 2023-2024

Spanish Immersion Montessori Teacher (Elementary Classroom) - 2023-2024

Montessori Teacher (Adolescent/Secondary Classroom) - 2023-2024

French Assistant Teacher (Primary Classroom)

Part-time Substitute Teachers – English, French, Mandarin Chinese, or Spanish (18 mo-12 years old)

How to Apply

Unless otherwise noted in the individual position, all interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter and a current resume/CV to the Head of School at

Be sure to include your thoughts on the following topics in your cover letter:

  • how you came to Montessori education or why you would be interested in a child-centered program that is aligned with the development of the child and that focuses on the social, emotional, and cognitive growth of the child.

  • why you wish to teach or work in a language immersion setting

Applicants for the academic year must already have US work authorization for August through June.


Posted April 10, 2023

Multiple Positions Available - The Montessori Learning Community, Asheville, NC

The Montessori Learning Community is located in beautiful Asheville, NC and has been guiding children for more than 40 years. MLC aims to provide safe, positive and developmentally appropriate educational experiences that reinforce a child’s natural curiosity, determination, enthusiasm and sense of self in our society and world.

The following positions are available: 

-Co-Lead Primary Guide

-Toddler Support Guide & Aftercare

To learn more about the school, visit


Interested in applying? Contact Ella Blazek at


Posted April 3, 2023

Multiple Positions Available - Montessori Community School, Durham, NC

Montessori Community School (MCS), an independent Montessori school, is located on the border of Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina. MCS is an independent school accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) for toddlers through eighth grade. Our high-fidelity academic program is grounded in Montessori pedagogy and delivered by our caring, dedicated, collegial faculty. We value teachers as mentors, guides, and partners. Teachers are given the freedom to follow the child, lead them to big work, and utilize the many resources in the community to expand their learning. The ideal candidate is passionate about working with and empowering students, embraces the Montessori method of teaching, and is committed to a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to education that supports the academic, emotional, and personal growth of each student. Additionally, the ideal candidate is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community.

MCS has the following positions available: 

Adolescent Science Teacher


Lower Elementary Teacher

Primary Classroom Assistant

Primary Support Staff

Toddler Classroom Assistant

Toddler Support Staff

To learn more, visit


Interested in applying? Send your resume and cover letter to Katherine Perretta, Director of Finance and Operations, at

Posted March 15, 2023

Multiple Positions Available - Willow Oak Montessori, Pittsboro, NC

Montessori Elementary Teacher
Description: Willow Oak Montessori is a collaborative community of professionals passionate about engaging every child in an inspirational and equitable individualized learning journey. The Elementary Teacher works closely in partnership with a classroom colleague to prepare a peaceful Montessori learning environment for their students. They will help ensure that each student is being effectively guided through the Montessori lessons in the elementary classroom in alignment with the North Carolina State Standards. In doing so, the Teacher will consider and respond to each student’s interests and readiness, using a variety of hands-on materials to appeal to the senses of all types of learners, scaffolding lessons within and across content areas and grade levels. The Teacher will exhibit a positive, optimistic attitude; treat all students in a fair and equitable manner; and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and the community. They will embrace diversity, create a learning environment that fosters respectful interactions with peers and adults from all cultures and belief systems, and prepare students to become independent and responsible global citizens.

Adolescent Math Teacher (Middle School)
Description: Willow Oak Montessori is a collaborative community of professionals passionate about engaging every child in an inspirational and equitable individualized learning journey. The adolescent teacher is passionate about working with and empowering adolescents. The adolescent math teacher will be a part of a closely collaborative team of guides in a program that strongly follows the Montessori philosophy and tenets of a Montessori Adolescent Program. They will enthusiastically sustain an adolescent community by guiding their students to explore and build skills in math that align with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. In doing so, the teacher will consider and respond to each student’s interests and readiness, using a variety of experiences to appeal to the senses of all types of learners. They will exhibit a positive, optimistic attitude; treat all students in a fair and equitable manner; and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues, and the community. The teacher will embrace diversity, create a learning environment that fosters respectful interactions with peers and adults from all cultures and belief systems, and prepare students to become independent and responsible global citizens.  

Director of Adolescent Programs
Description: Willow Oak Montessori is a collaborative community of professionals passionate about engaging every child in an inspirational and equitable individualized learning journey. As a member of the Willow Oak Montessori leadership team, the director will be a part of a closely collaborative team of guides in a program that strongly follows the Montessori philosophy and tenets of a Montessori Adolescent Program. They will work to provide an environment that responds to the needs of adolescents and supports their development. The Program Director will co-create a program that aligns with Willow Oak Montessori’s mission, vision, and values. Adults and students function as a community of learners in an atmosphere of mutual respect and support. The Program Director  will keep current on best practices used in established and successful Montessori adolescent programs.

For more information, please visit

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