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Aspiring Montessori Infant Guides (Teachers)

Higher Ground Education Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
 Are you a life long learner? Are you passionate about working with infants and dedicated to providing the highest-quality learning environment possible? We're now hiring infant level teachers to join our founding team at our new brand new school in the Old Town area of Chicago, Illinois!

We are hiring an experienced and exceptional teacher to lead our infant classroom! Upon hire, you will receive specialized, in-house  training from an expert in the Montessori approach to early childhood education. We have an amazing team of Montessori Mentors who will be available to lead professional development, provide feedback and help develop your skills as you refine your practice.  

In this role, you'll create and lead a model classroom.  Through your efforts, parents will see what's possible for their child when authentic, high-quality Montessori is alive and well in the prepared environment.  You will be provided with a full set of high-quality materials from leading manufacturers, along with a classroom budget to make your classroom unique.     

What we offer:
  • Ongoing professional development
  • A network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices
  • Career growth and promotion opportunities
  • An excellent compensation package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • 75% tuition discount for two children at any school in our network (we serve children 3 months through 12th grade)
  • The opportunity to contribute to a high-quality Montessori program that serves the individual needs of each child


We'd love to talk to you if you:  
  • Earned a Bachelor's Degree (any subject) 
  • Have experience with the appropriate age group in a group setting, such as daycare, aftercare or nursery
  • Help a child by giving them the tools to be independent
  • Are open to guiding your colleagues, and be guided by them in turn
  • Are eager to partner with parents on their child's journey 
  • Take pride in your work 
  • Are friendly with error 
  • Get energized and inspired by working with children! 
Want to learn more about us?

For more information about who we are and what we value, check out our website!

Interested in another location or position? Check out our careers page!

To apply, complete the application below!

Higher Ground Education


Chicago, IL