Lead Primary Guide

Montessori Children's House of Arlington, Arlington MA
Children's House (3-6 years)


The Montessori Children's House of Arlington is looking for dedicated, enthusiastic Lead Guides to join our faculty for the 2024-25 school year. The ideal candidate will be committed to the authentic implementation of the Montessori philosophy, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be a caring, consistent presence for the children. Our program values the authentic implementation of Montessori as a philosophy, incorporating modern best practices, and developing community with our families. Lead Guides play an important role in our program, providing structure, innovation, curriculum development, and partnerships with our families.


Lead Preschool Certification through EEC (or, fulfill Minimum Hiring Requirements for Lead Preschool Teacher) CPR/First Aid Certification -- if CPR/FA has expired, the renewal will be required within 60 days of hire Be physically able to sit on the floor, move from a kneeling to a standing position quickly, and lift 40lbs Prior experience in a Primary/Preschool Environment - Montessori preferred AMS Primary Certification or AMI Primary Diploma -- we are happy to work with interns seeking self-directed internships, or potential candidates interested in getting AMS or AMI training Bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field


Salary of $23 - $30 per hour, based on experience and education level. All school closings, including holidays, vacations, and snow days, are paid. Competitive benefits - PTO, sick/personal days, 401K with matching, health insurance, and dental insurance. Ample professional development opportunities - includes Faculty Collaboration Days and AMS Conference Tuition assistance for degree programs and Montessori training

Contact Information

Please send your resume to our Head of School, Hannah LaFranzo at