Montessori Society AMI (UK)

Vacancies at Montessori Schools

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.

  • 10 Jan 2018 4:20 PM | Anonymous

    The International Montessori School of Beijing

    Would you like to teach in an international environment, in one the most vibrant asian cities? The Montessori School of Beijing (MSB) is looking for you!

    MSB is a member of the American Montessori Society and provides English Only and Dual Language programmes to over 400 students from 21 countries, from early childhood to grade 6.

    Established almost three decades ago, our beautifully designed 11,000 sq. meters campus now includes a Nursery, Kindergarten, Reception and Elementary wings plus sports fields and different play areas. For more information please visit

    Teachers at MSB are valued members of our international community and are passionate about creating a stimulating and inspiring Montessori learning environment.

    Starting ASAP, we are currently seeking the following candidates:

    - Qualified Montessori Lead Teacher for G3-4 and G5-6 (Montessori certification required for this position)

    - Elementary Science Teacher

    - Elementary Physical Education Teacher

    - Kindergarten Art Teacher

    About you:

    - Native English Speaker

    - Bachelor degree

    - 2+ years relevant working experience

    - Able to provide 3 professional references

    Our offer:

    - Competitive salary based on educational/professional background

    - Additional benefits including housing allowance, international health insurance, home-leave air fare reimbursement and professional training

    - Space for creativity in a friendly and international working environment

    To apply, please submit a one-page motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae to:

  • 14 Dec 2017 10:10 PM | Anonymous

    Northside Montessori School, Sydeny

    Deputy Principal ~ Inspiring and Engaging Leader

    Your new company 

    Located in Sydney’s Upper North Shore, Northside Montessori School caters for students from early childhood through to year 6. The school follows an authentic Montessori educational approach centred on understanding and meeting the needs of the individual child whilst maintaining all NESA accreditation to a high standard. The school instils in children a love of learning, a sense of wonder and develops each individual child’s confidence and independent learning skills.

    Your new role

    To support the School Principal in the operational running of the school and to foster a high quality learning environment for students an experienced primary leader is required for the position of Deputy Principal. This role is responsible for overseeing teaching and learning, accreditation, staffing, compliance and day to day operations of the school across Pre-Primary and Primary (Pre-k to 6).

    This role will commence by negotiation in 2018.  The school is flexible to commence someone immediately, or later in the school year as notice periods allow.

    What you'll need to succeed 

    To succeed in this important leadership role you will be:

     An excellent educator with proven ability to lead and inspire teachers in the delivery of quality Montessori educational programs from early childhood to year 6.

     A strong educational administrator who will be a key leader in the operations of the school.

     A leader who will be approachable and personable, engaging with parents, staff and students in a professional and warm manner.

     A strong administrator with excellent communication skills, essential in this role as you will be a visible leader in the school, engaging with the wider school community through effective ongoing communication and marketing initiatives, and standing in for the Principal when required. You will also have responsibility for the school timetable, newsletters, staff supervision and selection processes.

     A collaborative Deputy Principal who will work in close collaboration with the school Principal in achieving the schools strategic and educational goals, leading the teaching faculty to ensure the effective running and development of the school.

     Proven experience in leading Montessori educators across a K-6 context would be ideal. Formal qualifications in Montessori Teaching for 6-9, 9-12, or 6-12 will be highly desirable. You will be passionate about the Montessori educational approach and philosophy and have the skills to marry this knowledge and passion with the NSW educational standards.

     A fully qualified primary teacher with full registration with NESA and a proven leadership ability within a primary school setting.

    You are required to have unrestricted working rights for Australia and valid working with children check. 

    What you'll get in return 

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a school with a great community of parents, students and teachers and have a visible and rewarding impact on their lives. The school environment is warm and close knit, with a great buzz of energy and excellent facilities. A big benefit of working in a small primary school is the close relationships you will build with families and staff, making this an extremely rewarding environment to be a leader in. It will be an exciting and rewarding role to challenge and stimulate you.

    Taking on a Deputy Principal role in a small school context allows you a great diversity of opportunity, you will thrive in this setting, working closely the Principal and acting as Principal in their absence.

    What you need to do now

    If you are a leader with enthusiasm, passion and professionalism, and who values being part of a close knit community then this really is the perfect role for you. Please contact Lincoln Gould at Hays Education to discuss this role in full and receive the position description and criteria for application.


    T: 02 8226 9769

  • 1 Dec 2017 11:53 PM | Anonymous

    The Montessori School of Shanghai seeks talented, creative and enthusiastic English speaking Montessori Infant and Toddler and Early Childhood teachers who hold an AMI Montessori credential

    Montessori School of Shanghai is located on 4 beautifully designed campuses serving children from infancy through early elementary. The community is an internationally diverse and the Chinese culture is rich professionally and personally. This is a perfect place to share your talents with receptive parents, professional colleagues and inquisitive children. 

    Montessori School of Shanghai has been serving the community since 2005 and is managed by a team of highly professional experienced management and faculty team from around the world. Montessori School of Shanghai also seeks school leaders and teachers who are self-starters, eager to provide quality assurance and professional development for teachers and staff.

    The following positions are currently open for 2018 academic year:

    Leadership positions

    - Infant & Toddler (1.5-3)

    - Early Childhood (3-6)

    Minimum requirement for all positions:

    • Bachelor degree or equivalent,

    • AMI, or MACTE Montessori credential

    • Fluent in written and spoken English

    We provide:

    1. Competitive salary commensurate with experience

    2. Benefits include housing, annual roundtrip ticket and medical/accidental insurance

    3. Contract completion bonus, 12 month salary payment, (includes summer vacation, Spring Festival and Christmas and Chinese New Year)

    4. Professional training and career development opportunities


  • 23 Nov 2017 4:08 PM | Anonymous

    Montessori School Murcia

    Montessori School Murcia is a small and welcoming school in Southeastern Spain, close to Alicante airport.  We need prepared adults, people committed to infancy to keep on growing according to Maria Montessori principles. 

    We are looking for AMI trained or experienced directors for our 3-6 and 6-12 classrooms. English native or fluent and British qualifications preferred. Salaries start at 18000 euro and we offer help with travel and accomodation. 

    Please send your cv to for an interview. 

    We would love to know you.

  • 13 Nov 2017 9:31 PM | Anonymous

    The International Montessori School of Valencia seeks:

    A Montessori Elementary 6-9 Guide to join us as soon as possible.

    We are a small English/French bilingual Montessori school in Valencia, Spain. We have a maximum of 60 students and a beautiful school with a very large outdoor environment for the children to explore and work in.

    We also seek native English or French guides for our 3-6 and 6-9 classrooms for September 2018.

    Please email with your CV and cover letter.

    We are able to offer a Work Visa for non-EU citizens, health insurance and a welcoming, supportive team to help you settle into Valencia.

    More details on our school can be found on our Facebook page or website:

  • 31 Oct 2017 3:50 PM | Anonymous

    Hampton Wick Montessori Nursery School (Kingston Upon Thames)

    Positions: Montessori Directress, Montessori Teachers, Room Lead

    £18,000 - £24,000 (dependant on experience and qualification) 

    Our newly opened Hampton Wick Montessori Nursery School is looking to expand our team, due to increasing occupancy.

    We have recently undergone a staggering £550,000 investment. A truly beautiful setting, fully kitted out with the official Flowerssori furniture throughout (based on Maria Montessori’s own original sketches). 

    Please call Tania on 01494 779 090, and or email your CV across to

    Hampton Wick Montessori Nursery School, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 4AL

  • 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

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