Employment Opportunities

“The training of the teacher who is to help life is something more than the learning of ideas. It can include the training of character. It is a preparation of the spirit.”

                                                  -Maria Montessori

If you’re a caring, fun, focused person who wants to make a difference in the lives of our children, then join the Child Garden Montessori staff!

We currently have an opening for a Lead Toddler Guide. This full-time position requires a warm, friendly personality with exceptional organizational and leadership skills. The Lead Guide is responsible for maintaining the Montessori environment, challenging each child to reach his or her potential, and guiding their activities academically, spiritually, emotionally and physically. All work is performed incorporating Montessori philosophy and methods.

We also have openings for Rule 3 qualified Assistant Teachers who are available to assist the lead teacher in supporting children’s academic, spiritual, emotional, and physical activities in our interactive Montessori setting.

The positions we are currently hiring Assistant Teachers for are:

  • Preschool – 12:30 PM to Ratio, Monday – Friday (25+ hours/week)
  • Toddlers – 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Monday – Friday (20 hours/week)
  • Float – 9:00 AM – Ratio, Monday – Friday (34 – 40 hours/week)

We are also hiring Substitutes.  Substitutes choose their own shifts and frequently have opportunities to work full-time.

Requirements: Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. 6+ months related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent education and experience.

Must be able to occasionally lift children 50+ pounds, crawl/kneel/crouch/bend to interact with the children and “play” outdoors in all 4 MN seasons.

Child Garden Montessori is family-owned and offers an all-day, all-year Montessori program for infant through Kindergarten-aged children. Child Garden offers all permanent full- and part-time employees paid holidays throughout the year and paid in-service training. Full-time employees have access to benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, paid time off, and a 401K.

If you have a passion for childcare and want to be part of an excellent Montessori environment, please submit your resume and cover letter to admin@childgardenmontessori.com.

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