Job Opportunities


Christian Montessori Academy offers a positive, progressive Montessori workplace experience where Christ is our source and strength in our approach to educating our children of today - our leaders of tomorrow.


Job Title: Elementary Teacher

Job Functions

  • Design and actively refine/maintain the Montessori classrooms “prepared environment” for the child to explore, creating materials and designing activities as necessary for the success of the classroom

  • Give sequential Montessori presentations, according to the individual needs and progress of each child, and in accordance with the AMS Montessori teaching method

  • Track individual child progress

  • Create and maintain a safe, joyful, positive atmosphere for the children

  • Carefully observe individual children to gain insight into their needs, and problem solve their challenges in order to meet those needs

  • Work collaboratively with a partner teacher

  • Take care of classroom pets and plants as needed

Parent Communication and Parent Education

  • Communicate proactively with parents on an informal basis, including emails and verbal conversations.

  • Participate in parent/teacher conferences (4-5 times per year)

  • Hold one-on-one meetings with parents as necessary to meet the needs of individual children

  • Participate in Parent Education Events to educate parents and families about CMA and the Montessori Method

  • Prepare student Progress Reports 2 times per year

Professional Development

  • Participate in periodic professional development opportunities

  • Participate in observations with other teachers and staff (both as the observer and as the observed)

Academic Administration

  • Engage in various administrative activities that support the school’s academic programs (e.g. planning for events, participating in staff meetings or one-on-one meetings, etc.)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field

  • A Montessori diploma or interest in getting Montessori trained

  • Experience and proven success in working with children 9-12 years old

  • Desire and ability to partner effectively with parents in “following the child”

  • Palpable warmth of spirit and benevolence towards children, parents, and colleagues

  • Be creative, innovative, and excited to individualize classroom approach tailored to each student

  • Positive outlook, embracing challenges to find solutions together while identifying growth and learning opportunities along the way

Hours & Benefits

  • Full-Time;  Salary commensurate with experience



Job Title: Substitute Teacher(s)

Job Description

A Substitute Teacher will serve in an on-call capacity to step in and facilitate operations of the classroom in the event that the Lead Guide or Classroom Assistant is unable to be at work. The Substitute Teacher will work closely with the staff in carrying out the philosophy of Maria Montessori and CMA for children ages 3-13 years old. The Substitute Teacher will be responsible for maintaining order and working with students to keep the schedule of activities as set by the Lead Guide.


Examples of daily duties include:

  • Helping in classroom/outside/Extended Day as needed

  • Keeping work periods orderly and quiet

  • Maintaining open communication with Lead Guide, Classroom Assistant, Office Manager and Director

  • Quietly redirecting disruptive children or situations

  • Documenting and reporting all injuries

  • Relaying parent questions/concerns to the appropriate person


If you enjoy a new experience every day and enjoy getting to know children in varied classrooms, please consider becoming an on-call Substitute Teacher at CMA. If you would like to apply to become a Substitute Teacher, please send your resume to