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

North Star Montessori in Jackson, Michigan is seeking an assistant teacher, as well as a lead teacher to join our growing preprimary (3-6 yr. old) community. We are a small private school on two acres of green space and woodland trails. Montessori education preferred. For more information please call Directress: Barbara Barnes at (517) 787-3026. Email you resume to You can also contact us via our website:

posted 05/20

Stepping Stones Montessori of East Lansing, MI is seeking a passionate leader who will: 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. A candidate who can work collaboratively as part of a diverse team and who has a deep knowledge and understanding of child development is essential.

Interested persons should apply to the position via email to

posted 05/18

English Oaks Montessori Christian Academy is a lovely school in beautiful White Lake Township, heart of the lakes area. Please submit your resume, with details of education and credentials, work experience, and references along with phone and email contacts. Please include your availability for interviews. Interviews will begin immediately. Start dates are negotiable.

Our ideal candidates works as a team member and present themselves in a positive and professional manner, be dependable, loyal and trust worthy. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Lead Preschool Teacher

  • Montessori training preferred, willing to train.
  • Must have strong classroom management and leadership skills
  • Able to develop purposeful lesson plans, committed to high standards in early education
  • Maintain a well-organized environment
  • Willing to train and/or combine with Director Position.


  • Must possess Director Credentials. Minimum of 6 working hours a day.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient with computers, Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, design layout, marketing and classroom retention, event planning and maintain web site and social media.

Assistant Teachers Pre-School and Infant /Toddler

  • Full time and part time positions. Montessori training preferred, willing to train.

Kids Club

  • Teaching assistant to direct and teach the before and after care program.
  • Hours 7-9am and 3-6pm. prefer both shifts but will consider mornings or afternoons

Substitute Teachers

  • Monday- Friday, full/part time hours.

posted 05/11

The Board of Directors of Motown Montessori is seeking a highly qualified, dynamic Executive Director to lead a unique, well-established, diverse, non-profit Montessori child care center located in the heart of Detroit. The ED will manage and support the school's wonderful teaching staff, administer finances and day to day operations, communicate with prospective and current families, represent the school to community partners, and market the school through social media and our website. Successful candidates will have qualifications clearly exhibiting a passion for early childhood education through their own education and professional experiences, including a BA in early childhood education and demonstrated experience managing staff and operations. Experience in Montessori a plus. Please see the complete job description at!employment-opportunities/lj6zu. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to by May 31, 2016.

posted 05/04

Light of the World Academy in Pinckney, MI is currently seeking State Certified Montessori Teachers for full time opportunities for 2016/2017 school year. We are seeking K-8 certified, K-5 all subjects and K-8 self-contained certifications. This role will be responsible for:

  • Developing lesson plans and managing learning experiences for students to ensure the needs of the groups and individuals are met.
  • Maintaining a neat, well organized, and attractive prepared environment consistent with Montessori pedagogy.
  • Using engaging, creative and appropriate assignments and resources to help students make connections with learning outside the educational environment.
  • Effectively utilizes and integrates a variety of technology into daily instruction with students. Makes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans that provide for effective teaching strategies and maximize time on task.
  • Plans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of students.


  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated teacher leadership.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Must be highly qualified and possess a valid teacher certification.
  • Previous Montessori experience preferred.

Qualified candidates please apply at or email

posted 04/21

Ann Arbor Children's House(3-6) is looking for an afternoon assistant. The hours are Monday through Friday 12 or 12:30- 3:30. This position is open now and would go through the beginning of June with the summer off. Option to continue next Fall. If interested, please email resume to: or visit us at

posted 04/04

Fenton Montessori, located in Southern Genesee County is looking for a full time Lead infant room teacher. Must have 3 semester hours or 4.5 ceu's in infant/toddler child development and care practices. Montessori certification is preferred but not mandatory, start date is negotiable. Very busy group of 12 babies! Must have strong classroom management and leadership skills. To learn more email cover letter and resume to

posted 03/23

Waterford Montessori Academy, a public charter school in Waterford, Michigan, is seeking American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori International (AMI) lower elementary credentialed (6-9) and upper elementary credentialed (9-12) teachers for the 2016-17 school year. Must hold a Michigan teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement. Salary and benefits are competitive and based on experience.

Please provide a cover letter and resume in reply to this posting and send to

posted 03/17

Montessori School of Clarkston is looking for both an Infant/Toddler Assistant (birth - 3 year old classroom), as well as a Primary Assistant (3-6 year old classroom). The position in the Infant/Toddler room is part-time (with potential for full-time, once summer camp begins) and the position in the Primary classroom is full-time (both starting ASAP). Please send resume and cover letter to Looking forward to hearing from you!

posted 02/22

Gurukul Montessori is looking to hire an AMS 3-6 assistant starting from April 2016. Our current assistant has been with Gurukul for 4 years but is going on maternity leave and not returning after. Please send your resume and cover letter to Danielle at to apply for this position. Position hours are 8:30a.m.-3:30p.m. Monday-Friday. We hope you join our lovely team!

posted 02/09

Board of Directors - Volunteers Needed

Friends of Peninsular is a nonprofit organization raising money to start a Montessori school in Grand Rapids, Michigan. There are two volunteer board positions that need to be filled, Treasurer and Secretary.

For further information please call Frances at 616.808.7499.

posted 02/08

Infant/Toddler Lead & Assistant Needed

Red Hill Montessori Academy in Farmington Hills is seeking a Lead Montessori Teacher and an Assistant Teacher for the Infant/Toddler classrooms (0-3 years) who absolutely love working with little ones. You will work with others and independently, based on ratio. The Assistant will also help with afternoon multi-age daycare.

We are looking for that truly special individual who is:

  • extremely reliable
  • very dedicated
  • organized
  • team players
  • great with parents
  • professional

These parents are entrusting their precious little ones with us and we need someone who more than anything loves to care for young children. We will be conducting an extensive background check.


Please send cover letter and resume to

Assistant Teacher- Experience working with young children
Lead Teacher- Early Childhood degree or Montessori Certification required.

posted 01/20

Red Hill Montessori Academy in Farmington Hills is seeking Montessori teachers for the Lower Elementary classroom (1st & 2nd grade combined). The teachers will manage all aspects of the Lower Elementary classroom with a co-teacher, individualize the curriculum and lessons for each student, and provide support to students who need to be accelerated or have learning challenges.

We are looking for truly special individuals who are:

  • extremely reliable
  • very dedicated
  • organized
  • team players
  • great with parents
  • professional

Elementary Education degree -or- Montessori Elementary certification required. Experience preferred, but not required. Please send cover letter and resume to

posted 01/15

Leelanau Montessori Public School Academy is seeking a full time (1.0 FTE) staff member to fill the role(s) of Special Education (0.6 FTE) and Response to Intervention (0.4 FTE) Specialist, reporting to the Head of School.

Please see the full posting at:

To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, references & verification of educational standing (transcripts/copy of teaching certificate) to Rebecca Creighton, Head of School,

Please visit our website to learn more about us:

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2016 or until the position is filled.

posted 01/07

Kemp Academy (Ann Arbor) is seeking two early-career Montessori-trained elementary teachers to lead our new “one-room schoolhouse.” Join us for our inaugural year starting August 2016 and make a difference shaping our school – must thrive in a startup environment. We are accepting applicants who have the drive, perseverance and talent to one day run Kemp Academy. Must be a fast learner, love reading, and be inspirational storyteller.

First devour and if we seem like the school for you, introduce yourself to us at

posted 12/07

Positions Desired

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