Join Guidepost Montessori on our mission to dramatically increase the accessibility of authentic Montessori education to children around the world!

We're now hiring Lead Teachers for our beautiful new school in Carmel, Indiana!

Your Role:

In this Lead Teacher role, you will create and lead a model Montessori 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. You will be fully supported and trained along with your other colleagues! 

We have an amazing team of trained Montessori Mentor Teachers who will be available to lead professional development, provide feedback, and help develop your skills even further.   

What we offer: 

  • Sponsored MACTE-accredited Montessori Teacher Diploma ($10,000 value) 
  • 75% tuition discount for two children at any school in our network (we serve children 3 months through 12th grade)
  • Flexible paid time off and paid holidays (4-6 WEEKS!) 
  • Excellent compensation package including health, dental, and vision insurance, and a retirement 401(k) account.
  • Ongoing professional development and a network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices.
  • Career growth and promotion opportunities in our national network. 

We'd love to talk to you if you:  

  • Have a CDA or BA in Early Childhood Education
  • Have received a Montessori Diploma/Certificate for the 3-6 age group or are interested in receiving free training to become certified. 
  • Have experience with the appropriate ages in a group setting, such as a preschool, daycare, childcare, nursery, or Reggio Emilia center.
  • Help children by giving them the tools to become 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 and be friendly with error.
  • Get energized and inspired by working with children!

Want to learn more about us?

Guidepost Montessori is a community of educators who truly believe that to meet the needs of today's students and to bring true progress in the world around us, we need an education model that fosters independence and develops competent, capable, action-oriented thinkers and changes agents. For more information about us, check out our website at

Apply now by completing the application below - it will only take a few minutes!


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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