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Assistant Montessori Teacher

We are searching for a fabulous Assistant Montessori Teacher to teach in one of our two classrooms. You will be assisting an innovative, experienced, certified Montessori teacher whom we are certain you will be inspired by. This position would be perfect for a recent Montessori graduate who is looking for classroom experience while working alongside of someone they can truly learn from.

You will be responsible for 16 children, ages 2.9 to 5, under the guidance of the lead teacher. This beautiful, well-cared for space has indoor/outdoor access with a deck overlooking our garden and a newly renovated play area. We are a small school (2 classrooms), and are able to foster a tight-knit, family centered community.

Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.

Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.

We Require:

  • A.A. or equivalent
  • 12 ECE units necessary to work with children in the state of California
  • 2 years of experience working with children from 2.5 to 5 years old
  • Fingerprint clearance
  • A passion for working with young children

We Offer:

  • Pay range is $20-24 per hour depending on experience
  • Paid vacation and holidays after an initial period
  • A contribution to health insurance
  • Monthly teacher in-service days for classroom organization
  • Support for on-going education and professional enrichment
  • Cultural events that enhance the sense of school community

Please only apply for this position if you have completed the core 12 ECE units necessary to work with children: Child Development, Early Childhood Education Principles, Early Childhood Education Curriculum, and Child, Family, and Community.

This position will begin immediately. If you are interested in joining us, please forward your resume and cover letter to

We look forward to meeting you!

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