Job Postings

Postings for open positions and positions desired can be submitted by phone, regular mail, e-mail or through the online form below.

Open Positions:
Free for MMS affiliated schools
$25 for non-MMS affiliated schools

Positions Desired:
Free for MMS members
$10 for non-MMS members

Postings will remain on this page for four months unless cancelled by the submitter. Ads can be resubmitted.

If payment is due, your posting will be added to this Web page as soon as payment is received. Mail to:

Michigan Montessori Society
466 N. John Daly Rd.
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

Open Positions

Fenton Montessori is seeking qualified(preferably Montessori Certified) lead 3-6 teachers for the 2017-18 school year. Must be experienced with strong classroom management skills. If interested in employment prior to September, flex/sub hours may be available. Please submit resume to

posted 04/26

Christian Montessori School of Ann Arbor is seeking a Montessori Certified Toddler Lead Teacher. The Lead Teacher will plan and execute age and developmentally appropriate activities reflecting the Montessori curriculum.

  1. Must love children, be kind and considerate
  2. Must be willing to guide your students as well as your assistants.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum of three years in a toddler classroom and/or have their Montessori Infant/Toddler Teaching Credential from a MACTE accredited training center.
  4. Must be able to lift 40 pounds, manage repetitive bending, stooping, reaching, etc.
  5. Seeking someone with a strong work ethic and a deep love of children and Montessori education. Excellent communication skills with staff and parents
  6. Be Calm, Be Flexible, Be Observant, Be Patient
  7. Classroom management skills a must.
  8. CPR and First Aide

*This is a Monday through Friday position with hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.*

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Maintain the written documentation/reports in order to meet compliance standards.
  2. Promote positive growth and professional development.
  3. Care and guidance of infants’ and toddlers' basic needs
  4. Organize and manage classroom environment and materials
  5. Communication with parents: in person and written reporting.
  6. Supervise and guide assistant caregivers
  7. Planning and implementing Infant/toddler curriculum
  8. Communicate additional classroom needs (supplies, sub requests, etc.)

Please e-mail resume and cover letter to

posted 04/24

Christian Montessori School of Ann Arbor is seeking a Head of School/Program Director to lead and grow the educational community in conjunction with the Board of Directors. The position requires a faith-filled leader committed to the Montessori philosophy and Christian principles. The Head of School will be charged with managing the day-to-day operations of the School, including marketing, fundraising, admissions, human resources and finances, while promoting integration of Montessori and Christian principles. The position also requires partnering with the Board of Directors to implement a strategic plan for growth. Applicants should have prior administrative experience, preferably in a Montessori environment. Child Development or Early Childhood Degree preferred. Please e-mail resume and cover letter, including statement of your Christian Educational philosophy and salary to Please visit for more information about Christian Montessori School of Ann Arbor.

posted 04/18

Country Hills Montessori located in Farmington Hills, Michigan is seeking a Lead Teacher for our Toddler Program. Candidate must hold their 0-3 certification from an accredited program or their 3-6 certification. We seek educators who are dedicated to the care and educational needs of children, committed to improvement, have excellent interpersonal skills and can effectively collaborate with students, parents, and staff. Please send letter of intent and resume to:

posted 04/05

For Kids' Sake Montessori in Southfield is seeking a part-time 3-6 Montessori Teacher to provide morning academics in our summer program. The ideal candidate should be;

  • certified 3-6
  • flexible and calm in disposition
  • a good communicator
  • able to work well as a team
  • and proficient at classroom management

This position begins 6/19 and runs through 8/31 with a strong possibility of becoming full-time for the 2017-2018 school year.

Interested applicants please submit a letter of interest and resume

posted 03/30

Go Like the Wind Montessori School in Ann Arbor seeks a certified Montessori Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher.


  • Excellent communication skills with staff and parents
  • Work well within a team atmosphere
  • Key requirements: flexibility, calm mannerisms and patience
  • Classroom management skills
  • Health/Safety trainings


  • Care and guidance of infants’ and toddlers' basic needs
  • Classroom environment and materials
  • Communication with parents: in person, newsletter, written reporting
  • Supervise and guide assistant caregivers
  • Infant/toddler curriculum
  • Communicate additional classroom needs (supplies, personnel)

Please email your letter of interest and resume to

posted 03/24

Eastern Michigan Montessori Academey is seeking qualified, (Preferably Montessori Certified), energetic and motivated individuals who have a passion for children. Several positions we are looking to fill because we are growing just like our children! Please contact us to set up an interview to see where you might fit into our growing family!

posted 03/22

Light of the World Academy, a Michigan public Montessori charter school in Pinckney, is currently accepting applications for State of Michigan-certified and AMS or AMI elementary-credentialed (EC, EI and EII) teachers. Salary will be based on experience. Benefits are included.

LOTWA provides a Montessori-based education which follows the child’s individual growth intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically by creating multi-age classrooms that celebrate the learning process through independence, discovery, and exploration in a safe, peaceful community.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to

posted 03/22

Acton Ann Arbor is seeking early-career Montessori-trained elementary teachers (part time & full time) who have the drive, enthusiasm and professionalism to guide and inspire our young learners. Must love reading, thrive in a startup environment, and be an inspirational storyteller. If interested, first devour and if we seem like the place for you, introduce yourself to us at We look forward to hearing from you!

posted 03/02

Highly established Montessori school of 44 years seeks to hire AMI trained teacher at the Upper Elementary level. This person will shadow and assist a seasoned AMI teacher (27 years on our staff) beginning in fall of 2017 and assume the lead guide position in fall of 2018. Our dedicated teaching staff has been essential in determining the direction and core values of our school community. We adhere to Montessori principles and practices in educating a diverse group of 130 - 150 children in the Greater Lansing area, serving toddlers through 6th grade. A bachelor’s degree is necessary + a Michigan teaching certificate at the Elementary level. Candidates can be in process of obtaining their teaching credential when they begin this position.

Lansing is the capitol city of Michigan and is adjacent to East Lansing, home of Michigan State University. Michigan is a lovely state with many natural resources, including the great lakes, rivers, and many parks and forests. We are 1.5 hours from Detroit and 3.5 hours from Chicago.

This position is open to candidates finishing their AMI training in the summer of 2017 or 2018. Salary dependent on experience and training and includes some benefits.

Please send a cover letter, a one page essay on why you think you would be a good fit for our school, documentation of all degrees and certifications and resume to:

Maureen Newton, Head of School
Montessori Children’s House of Lansing
2100 W. St. Joseph
Lansing, MI 48915

Thank you for your interest.

Application deadline is April 12, 2017 but will remain open until the position is filled. Salary and some benefits are a part of this employment package.

Montessori Children’s House is an Equal Opportunity Employer

posted 02/06

Crescent Montessori is a well established school in Sonoma, CA with children ages 2 to 14. We are accepting applications for Primary Lead Guide and Upper Elementary Lead Guide beginning August 2017. If the applicant does not already hold teacher certification from AMI, AMS, NCME, or a MACTE approved training program, Crescent Montessori School will sponsor training to begin the summer before employment. To apply for a position, please send your resumé and three references to Dulce Silvi at

posted 01/05

Stepping Stones Montessori in East Lansing (SSMEL), is an established Midwest non-profit, independent school serving students ages 18 months thru sixth grade. We are seeking a passionate leader who will work collaboratively with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to enhance student educational experience, lead experienced classroom guides, build a strong community, and effectively perform administrative and financial functions.

Candidates with a minimum of BS/BA in education and/or a Masters in Public Administration are preferred. Previous experience with leadership, operations and community building is highly desired as well as Montessori certification. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin February 15th, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled. Interested persons should apply to the position via email to Applicants must submit a cover letter including information about your leadership philosophy, a curriculum vita/resume, and the names of three individuals who can provide references.

posted 01/04

Gateway Montessori in downtown Birmingham is hiring for various positions which include: Infant room assistant teachers (Part time M-F), Toddler after care assistant teachers (Part time M-F), Primary assistant teacher (Full time M-F) and building substitute/floater (approximately 30 hours per week). Please send resumes to Katie Cosmi at

posted 12/14

Novi Woods Montessori is seeking a School Administrator (Director) with responsibility for:

  • Create a nurturing, safe and positive environment for students
  • Overall day-to-day operations of the school
  • Responsible for curriculum and policies for the school
  • Hiring and supervising staff; managing staff schedules
  • Managing and promoting enrollment numbers
  • Ensure school meets all standards set by licensing
  • Addressing parents’ needs
  • Billing and budgeting
  • School aesthetics
  • Requirements
  • Meet education and licensing requirements for preschool directors in Michigan
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a director in a child care environment
  • Coursework in early childhood education
  • Proven track record for caring for and nurturing children

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.

posted 11/28

Grand Blanc Montessori is seeking a part time classroom assistant for our 3-6 year old Montessori environment. For more information about our school, please visit our website at Our ideal candidate has a love for, and a dedication to, the education of children and exhibits a positive, calm, and quiet demeanor.

Assistants agree to maintain CPR and basic first aid certification, know the school emergency procedures, and perform other duties not specifically stated as directed by teachers or the school‛s Head of School.

Candidate must be dependable, at least 18 years old and have previous experience working with children. We value individuals who wish to cultivate the potential within each child and embrace the Montessori philosophy. Grand Blanc Montessori offers many training and advancement opportunities to the right candidate. Please send resume to

posted 11/14

Lakes Area Montessori is looking for substitute teachers/teacher assistants for our Pre-school/Kindergarten and Elementary classrooms. Experience preferred but willing to train. Must display a gentle/kind approach of communication with children and adults. Please send resume to

posted 11/03

Macomb Montessori Academy is a tuition-free, public school in Warren, MI serving students in Kindergarten through 6th grade! We are currently seeking a passionate 5th-6th Grade Lead Teacher for our school. Montessori Training provided!

We offer a full benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, Life, PTO, and 401K option!

To learn more about our school, please visit:

Resumes and Cover Letters may be sent to:

posted 10/25

Positions Desired

There are no positions desired postings at this time.

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