Montessori Elementary Guide

Austin Children's Academy | Austin, TX, United States

Posted Date 11/20/2023
  • Position: Seeking Passionate Montessori Certified Lead Elementary Guide
  • Competitive Compensation: Negotiable based on experience
  • Schedule: Full-Time
  • Benefits: Full Benefits (see below)

Job Summary:

Our International Montessori school is seeking an experienced certified Lower Elementary Lead Teacher who is passionateabout fostering a love of learning for children aged 6 to 9 years old. As the Lead Guide, you will be responsible for creating a nurturing and stimulating learning environment, guiding students in their academic, social, and emotional development, and maintaining effective communication with parents while working alongside our Administration Team.

About ACA:

  • Family Owned & Operated
  • Active Owners: Lives in Austin/Cedar Park for over 25+ Years
  • Established in 2007: Over 16+ Years in Service
  • True Montessori Approach: Partnership & Collaboration with Teachers & Families
  • 5-Star Reviews: Google, Yelp & Facebook
  • Brand New: State-of-the-Art Facility

Established in 2007, Austin Children's Academy (ACA) has become the premier and distinguished International Montessori Academy in central Texas. Over the past 16+ years in service, our commitment to delivering an exceptional educational experience has made us a trailblazer in the industry. We are thrilled to announce the opening of our first Lower Elementary program, offering an unparalleled opportunity for young learners. With brand new modern finishes and the latest classroom conveniences, our brand-new state-of-the-art classrooms are designed to provide an exceptional learning environment for all Montessori Elementary Students and Guides.

Embark on a journey into Montessori Elementary education with ACA and be part of the excitement as we chart a new course in our community's education. Our pay rate is negotiable based on experience. We offer a competitive compensation and full benefits package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development. Wage raises, bonuses, and additional benefits are provided based on performance evaluations, classroom observations, and tenure.

Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Paid Spring + Winter Breaks
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K Investment with 4% Company Match
  • Montessori Training + Collaboration
  • Professional Development
  • Employee Tuition Discounts
  • Supportive and Collaborative Company Culture

Job Requirements:

  • Montessori Certification for Lower Elementary (ages 6-9) is required
  • Montessori Certification for Upper Elementary (ages 9-12) is a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Montessori Lower Elementary Lead Guide
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and parents
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Passion for Montessori education
  • Commitment to personal and professional development

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement lesson plans aligning with Montessori philosophy and curriculum for Lower Elementary
  • Guide students in academic, social, and emotional development
  • Create a stimulating and nurturing learning environment fostering independence and creativity
  • Maintain accurate and thorough records of student progress and regularly communicate with parents and our administration team
  • Collaborate with colleagues to plan and implement school-wide events and activities
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and stay updated with developments in Montessori education

Company Culture:

The ideal candidate will possess a passion for Montessori education, a commitment to providing high-quality, child-centered instruction, patience, and a positive attitude, along with a collaborative and team-oriented approach to working with colleagues and parents. Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication with students, parents, and colleagues are essential, along with a strong work ethic, flexibility, adaptability, and creativity to engage students and promote a love of learning.

If you are an experienced and certified Montessori Lower Elementary Lead Guide passionate about providing high-quality, family-focused, child-centered education and want to be part of a professional and respectable organization, we encourage you to apply for this position.

Accepted Montessori Certifications:

  • American Montessori Society (AMS),
  • Association Montessori Internationale (AMI),
  • North American Montessori Center (NAMC),
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE),
  • and other equivalent certifications.
Montessori Credential Level
Elementary I (6-9)
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Type
Classroom Teacher/Staff
Position Type
Full-Time (academic year)
Phone(512) 731-7948

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