About Guidepost Montessori China

Guidepost Montessori China is an expression of our mission and offers Chinese and international parents locally an opportunity to give their children a holistic, authentic Montessori education that helps them become globally aware while celebrating the local culture and identity. Our schools in China will primarily serve students aged 6 months to 6 years old in an immersion English or bilingual language environment.

Role Overview

The Lead Guide (Teacher) reports directly to the Head of School and exercises discretion and independent judgment to lead a mixed-age Montessori classroom. Responsibilities include lesson planning, material making, and individualized parent communication. The Lead Guide typically works from 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, although individual schedules may vary based on the discretion of the Head of School.

Core Job Responsibilities

Lead a Model Classroom

  • Create and maintain an aesthetically appealing, safe, and clean Montessori prepared environment
  • Provide close supervision to children, always making sure they are safe and the group is in compliance with city -mandated teacher to child     ratios
  • Work closely with Assistant Guide(s) to ensure a high-quality Montessori environment is established and maintained
  • Present sequential Montessori lessons in accordance with the Guidepost Montessori standards as established in training
  • Observe each child, regularly document his or her progress, strengths, interests, and areas for improvement, and apply your knowledge of    Montessori principles to ensure each child’s individual needs are met
  • Interact with children in a warm, joyful, respectful manner that fosters their independence
  • Implement feedback provided by other Lead Guides, your Montessori Mentor, and your Head of School
  • Problem-solve challenging student issues with other Lead Guides, your Montessori Mentor, and your Head of School
  • Open classroom to regular parent tours
  • Open classroom to observation by parents and other staff members

Provide Exceptional Customer Service to Parents

  • Communicate regularly with each parent in an individualized manner using approved communication tools provided by Guidepost              Montessori (i.e. email, photo-sharing software, newsletters, etc).
  • Provide cumulative, formal feedback to parents on student progress, which might include twice-yearly parent-teacher conferences, progress reports, and/or portfolio preparation. Meet with parents on an individualized basis to discuss and resolve student issues as they arise

Create a Strong Community on Campus

  • Participate in regular staff meetings
  • Participate in one-on-one meeting with supervisor and Montessori Mentor
  • Participate in community outreach, classroom celebrations, and parent information events
  • Actively participate and pursue annual professional development


  • Montessori training certificate for the appropriate age group (prefer in-house training provided by Guidepost Montessori or AMI)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a classroom independently
  • Demonstrated passion for the Montessori method
  • Growth mindset and problem-solving approach
  • Ability to embrace and exemplify Guidepost Montessori “Core Values”










  • · 保持预备好的清洁和有序的环境
  • · 始终保护学生的安全,并确保班级人数符合市政府规定的教师与儿童比率
  • · 与助教(们)密切合作,建立并维护高质量的蒙特梭利教学环境
  • · 根据培训中制定的盖璞斯蒙特梭利学校相关标准,提供连续性有规划的蒙特梭利课程
  • · 观察每个孩子,定期记录他们的进步、优势、兴趣和需要改进的方面,并运用您对蒙特梭利教育方法的了解,确保每个孩子的个人需求得到满足
  • · 以一种温暖、快乐、尊重的方式与孩子们交流,培养他们的独立性
  • · 针对主教、学校领导和区域蒙特梭利导师们的反馈,做出改变与提高
  • · 与其他主教、蒙特梭利导师和校长一起,解决学生难题
  • · 定期为家长校园参观准备的开放课堂
  • · 开放课堂,让家长和工作人员观摩



  • · 用盖璞斯蒙特梭利学校提供的沟通工具,以个性化的方式定期与每位家长进行沟通(电子邮件、照片共享软件、校园快讯等)
  • · 就学生的进步,向家长提供累计性的正式反馈。包括每年两次的家长教师会议、进度报告和/或组合准备。个性化设计与家长的会面,讨论并解决疑问与学生问题。



  • · 参加定期员工会议
  • · 与主管和蒙特梭利导师参加一对一会议
  • · 参与各类课堂庆祝活动、家长教育和社群推广活动
  • · 积极参与和推进个人年度职业发展计划



  • · 拥有蒙特梭利所需适当年龄组资质证书(最好是盖璞斯蒙特梭利的内部培训,或者AMI证书)
  • · 有独立领导课堂的能力
  • · 热爱蒙特梭利教育方法
  • · 富有积极学习成长的心态和高效解决问题的能力
  • · 内化并接受盖璞斯蒙特梭利学校“核心价值观”

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