Guidepost Montessori hiring Substitutes for our Illinois schools!

  • Have you recently obtained a degree in Early Childhood Education or currently working on your degree in Education?
  • Are you looking to launch your career where your voice matters?
  • Are you an experienced educator looking for something new outside of the traditional classroom? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we want to connect with you! From the top-down, we believe in what we do – and we want to invite you to join our community of educators, passionate about spreading high-fidelity Montessori!

We are looking for:

  • Seasonal and year round (full time / part time) substitutes to support our Guidepost Montessori Illinois Schools with children ages 6 weeks - 6 years old. (Full time shifts within 7am-6pm / Part Time 12-4pm start - 5:30/6pm)
  • No nights or weekends! We operate Monday - Friday from 7am - 6pm.  
  • Looking for extra hours over a holiday break or on call sub or just a few days a week? 

This is the opportunity you have been waiting for -- to learn from highly skilled Montessori Trainers, while earning a full time / part time pay check! 


We have opportunities available at the following locations. Apply today and share which locations you are interested in and a school leader will be in contact. At that point, you can share your flexibility in locations, and we can consider you for substitute opportunities.

We have the following campus locations:

  • Lincoln Park: 2301 N Clark Street, Chicago, 60614
  • Magnificent Mile: 226 E Illinois Street, Chicago, 60611
  • Old Town: 311 w Division Street, Chicago, 60610
  • Evanston: 1012 Davis Street, Evanston, 60201
  • Edgewater: 6001 N. Clark Street, Chicago, 60660 
  • West Loop: 1000 W Washington Blvd, West Loop, 60607
  • Wicker Park: 1530 N. Damen Ave, Chicago, 60622 
  • Deerbrook: 1085 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield 60015
  • Deer Park: 20786 N Quentin Road, Kildeer, IL 60010  
  • Schaumburg: 22 Kristin Drive, Schaumburg 60195
  • Burr Ridge: 7508 S. County Line Rd. Burr Ridge 60527
  • Downers Grove: 925 Ogden Ave. Downers Grove 60515
  • Naperville: 5051 N. Ace Lane, Naperville 60564
  • Downtown Naperville: 24 N. Washington St., Naperville 60540

Want to get an idea of what it would be like to work at Guidepost Montessori? Click on these links to see a video and pictures of our classrooms!

If you’d like to join our community, fill out the application below!

Higher Ground Education, Guidepost Montessori, and Academy of Thought and Industry are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We will not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our leadership is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy. When requested, we are committed to reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities or special needs that may require an accommodation.

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