Part-Time Assistant Guide (Teacher)

Wicker Park, Chicago, Illinois

We're now hiring a Part-Time Assistant Guide to help with our after care program, and we're looking for someone willing to work 15-20 hours a week in the afternoon and early evening hours.  The Assistant Guide role will support multiple mixed-age Montessori classrooms. We serve children in both English-speaking and Spanish Immersion toddler and primary environments. We hire both native English- and Spanish-speaking assistants guides.

The Assistant Guide role is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door at Guidepost Montessori. Many of our Assistant Guides ultimately grow to take on lead guide roles over time. We provide training for exceptional Assistant Guides! Our Head of School began her career as an AMI-trained Montessori Guide in the classroom and is a wonderful mentor for her team! 

If you love children and have been looking for the right opportunity to join our school community, apply below! 

¿Hablas Español?

At our school, we serve children in both English-speaking and Spanish-immersion environments. If you're a native Spanish speaker, you'll have the opportunity to work in one of our language immersion environments where you can speak in Spanish with the children all day!

About Guidepost Montessori 

At Guidepost Montessori, you'll be part of a community of like-minded educators who are passionate about furthering the Montessori movement. We're all here because we want to see a major revolution in education and we think that transformation is only possible with an increase in the amount of high-quality, neighborhood Montessori programs around the globe. We're committed to seeing the Montessori approach to education grow and spread to children not only in the communities we serve in the US, but ultimately around the world!  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A benevolent approach toward parents and children
  • Experience working with young children ages 0-6
  • A willingness to grow and learn 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual English & Spanish