Our Environment

The Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and benefits and exceptional working conditions. Educators at MSSA enjoy abundant space and physical resources, a collegial environment, supportive parents, and a diverse community of bright, eager students.

Teaching Positions

The Montessori School encourages employment inquiries from talented teachers in these areas:

Primary/Early Childhood Montessori Teacher — 2023-2024 School Year

The Montessori School of San Antonio is seeking an experienced certified Montessori Primary/Early Childhood guide for the 2023-20224 school year. This is a full-time position with benefits beginning Friday, August 11, 2023.  Applicants should be passionate about Montessori philosophy as well as lifelong learners who are looking to serve and honor the needs of the whole child. The ideal candidate would be a seasoned professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, willing to partner with parents and collaborate with a dedicated educational team to provide a nurturing authentic Montessori program for students. Our program embraces a team approach that values initiative, creativity, strong communication skills, compassion, dependability, and an appreciation for the outdoors.

The mission of the Montessori School of San Antonio is to guide children to be passionate learners, independent thinkers, and engaged citizens. Located on 24 acres thirteen miles north of downtown San Antonio, The Montessori School of San Antonio is an established, mission-driven organization that has been in operation for over 45 years serving children Pre-K through eighth grade.

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to tpowers@montessorisa.org.  No telephone inquiries please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants.  Annual salary range based on years of teaching experience and level of degrees earned.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement Montessori philosophy and methodology for children ages 3 -6
  • Support and facilitate the unique growth of each individual student
  • Supervise a Classroom Assistant
  • Collaborate and plan with the Primary team


  • Primary/Early Childhood Certification from an accredited AMS, AMI or MACTE program
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years’ experience teaching in a Montessori Primary classroom
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Compassionate attitude
  • Understanding of child development
  • Professionalism, including attendance, positivity, and flexibility

Preferred Qualifications

  • More than five years’ experience teaching in a Montessori Primary classroom

Interested candidates may submit a current resume and cover letter to tpowers@montessorisa.org. No phone calls, please.


Lead Montessori Teachers for Primary and Elementary grades. All lead teachers must be Montessori-credentialed at their levels with preference for training programs recognized by AMS, AMI, or MACTE.

Classroom Assistants for Primary and Elementary levels must demonstrate a love of children. Experience working with children at the appropriate level is preferred. Montessori training is a plus but not required.

Middle School (7th and 8th Grade) Lead Teachers are trained and experienced in their specific subject areas. Familiarity with – and embracing of – Montessori principles and philosophy is required, although Montessori certification is not. Middle School academic areas include mathematics, science, history, world literature, and English grammar and composition.

Special Instructors teach music, physical education, Spanish, library skills, and art. Montessori certifications are not required in these areas.

Interested candidates may submit a current resume and cover letter to the email address below. No phone calls, please.


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