Elementary Guide/ Virginia, USA

Publication date

March. 2024


United States


100 E. Windsor Ave., Alexandria, Virginia

Institution name: The Del Ray Montessori School

Position: Marvelous and Dynamic Elementary Guide

Brief job description:

Are you an enthusiastic, collaborative educator who is serious about Montessori education, promoting diversity, supporting inclusion, celebrating belonging, and have a big heart and fun-loving spirit!? Then – you have found your Montessori Home! The Del Ray Montessori School (DRMS), located just outside of Washington DC in Alexandria, VA, is seeking exceptional candidates with an AMI diploma at the Elementary level to join our team!

Our lower elementary classroom is very small (about 10 children ages 6-10!) and we are looking for someone who is excited to work collaboratively to learn and grow with the children and staff, and contribute in providing and ensuring a high-fidelity, robust, authentic Montessori program to our elementary students and their families. This is a great opportunity to work in a small AMI school that benefits from abundant local amenities to support elementary students – including many going outs, local field trips, and direct access to national treasures.

Our school is small and sweet with one toddler classroom, two primary classrooms, and one elementary classroom. We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits including: top-of-the-line health insurance, a retirement plan, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, paid personal leave, and several learning opportunities sponsored by the school throughout the year.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • AMI diploma at Elementary level
  • Have ample experience guiding an elementary classroom
  • Be committed to learning and growing as an educator
  • Have a strong desire to work in a community guided by respect for humanity
  • Embody the values of the Montessori philosophy at all times
  • And display a team work ethic, a genuine desire to collaborate with others and possess a steadfast sense of professionalism.Please reach out to our Head of School, Sarah Fondriest, as we would love to hear from you!