6-12 AMI English Guide / Santa Barbara, California

Publication date

June 25th, 2024




7421 Mirano Dr, Goleta, CA, 93117

Position Overview:

South Coast Montessori, located in Santa Barbara, California, seeks a full-time AMI-trained
guide for our Elementary classroom for the 2024-25 school year.

About South Coast Montessori: 

Our beautiful 9 acre, park-like campus, is located in a quiet enclave of Goleta and features
meticulously appointed indoor and outdoor classroom environments, where children are
encouraged to move freely within the environment, following their own unique interests and
curiosity. We are dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, social and intellectual
needs of each child and staff member alike. Our faculty are AMI trained and dedicated to
Montessori pedagogy. We currently offer classrooms for children aged 3 months to 12

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Attributes:
● AMI Diploma (or in progress)
● Knowledge, interest and a passion for the Montessori method as it applies to children
6-12 years old
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including digital communication skills
● Commitment to working on a team of teachers and administrators always striving to
model professionalism and collaboration in service of the school’s mission and children
● Experience with fostering and maintaining supportive and professional relationships
with enthusiastic and interested parents

This is an exempt, full-time teaching position. Salary will depend on experience and be very
competitive with the region’s other independent schools.
Benefits include health care, paid time off, child care discount, a retirement plan with
matching (403b), continuing career development and negotiated discounts with local

Please submit a resume and brief cover letter or introduction to:
Brian Cogswell

Website: https://www.southcoastmontessori.org/

Phone Number: +1 (805) 845-6555

South Coast Montessori is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of age, ancestry, color, religious creed,
denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital, familial or
parental status, medical condition, genetic information, military and Veteran status, national
origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth,
breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding),
gender, gender identity, and gender expression, political affiliation or sexual orientation.