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Is your school a member of AIMS and interested in posting a position on the AIMS website?  Send an email with the position description to Karen Zehnal, our Communications Secretary, at  Positions will be posted for 90 days.

Elementary Team Openings: Rogers Park Montessori School

RPMS, established in 1966, serves children ages 2-14 on Chicago’s north side.  We have a proud tradition of teacher collaboration and support.  We seek motivated teachers with strong organization and communication skills who value working as  part of a dynamic, creative team to join our school community.  Candidates for classroom teacher positions must have strong grounding in Montessori philosophy and have, or be working toward, AMS or AMI elementary certification.  BS / BA degree is required. Positions open:

6-9 Head Teacher
9-12 Head Teacher/Intern
Elementary  Assistant

Interested candidates please forward resumes to our Elementary Program Director, Ben Blair at

Posting Date: March 17, 2016

Toddler Directress: Aurora Montessori School

Toddler Directress: Aurora Montessori School
Aurora Montessori School is searching for a Montessori Certified Infant-Toddler Directress beginning immediately as a co-Directress, taking the full leadership role in June 2016 at the time of retirement of current Directress.  With eight state-of-the-art-classrooms, a peaceful outdoor environment spanning the back of the school, and a multi-purpose environment for enrichment activities, our school community consists of 150 students aged 18 months – 6 years. We offer a competitive salary with options for medical, dental, vision, and 401k benefits.   While this is a full-time position, a part-time option may be available. Aurora Montessori School is an affiliate of Montessori Unlimited.

Candidate must have an AMS, AMI, NCME or other MACTE-credentialed certificate for Infant-Toddler.

Please visit to begin an application. You may also email your resume to

Aurora Montessori School
Phone 630.898.4346

Posting Date: February 22, 2016

Toddler - Middle School Opportunities: Alcuin Montessori School

If you are Montessori trained and certified and looking to become a part of a rich tradition in Montessori excellence submit your resume to  We are currently accepting resumes for all levels (Toddler – Middle School) for the 2016 – 2017 school year.

Come join us and become a member of a Montessori community with a strong history, and an even brighter future at Alcuin Montessori School.  Established in 1961, Alcuin Montessori is located in Oak Park, IL and is among the oldest Montessori schools in the United States.  With programs for children ages birth through 8th grade, we are looking for bright, motivated and innovative individuals to become a part of our family.

Alcuin Montessori’s mission is to inspire a lifelong commitment to intellectual exploration and personal excellence by providing an outstanding educational community founded on rigorous academics, independent thought and individual development.  Our teachers are both AMS and AMI certified, and are supported by a strong administration and a partnership with parents.  Alcuin offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a myriad of opportunities for professional development.

Alcuin is walking distance from public transportation and many educational amenities the village has to offer including the Oak Park Public Library, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Hemingway Home and Museum, and Cheney Mansion.

Posting Date: February 22, 2016

Montessori Elementary Director 1 & 2 and Montessori PrePrimary Director: Montessori Academy of Glen Ellyn

Montessori Elementary Director 1 & 2 starting August, 2016
Montessori PrePrimary Director starting August, 2016

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Montessori  Academy of Glen Ellyn is currently interviewing for the following positions:

  • Elementary II Director;   Bachelors degree  AMS certified.  - Hours 8:00 am-3:15 pm.
  • PrePrimary Director;  Bachelors degree  AMS certified.   Hours 8:00 am-3:30 pm

Montessori Academy of Glen Ellyn is the oldest Montessori School in DuPage County, located in the Western Suburbs of Chicago.   We offer Toddler, PrePrimary, and Elementary, and Middle School for 7th-8th year students.  The ideal candidate will have a Bachleor’s degree and the correct AMS Montessori certification.  Strong collaborative skills are needed for a team teaching approach.  A second language is a plus.  We adhere to the positive discipline approach outlined in the book Smart Love by Martha and William Pieper.

Anne Carlson
Head of School
Montessori Academy of Glen Ellyn
927 N. Main
Glen Ellyn, IL 60187

Posting Date: January 6, 2016

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