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 Assistant Guide reports directly to the Head of School and is mentored and overseen by one or more Lead Guides. The Assistant Guide provides close supervision to children, cares for the prepared environment, and actively participates in and supports the creation of a strong school community.

This position is an hourly non-exempt role and every Assistant Guide is responsible for accurately reporting all hours worked using the Guidepost Montessori time and attendance system.

Core Job Responsibilities

Classroom Care & Child Supervision

  • Maintain a meticulously clean and orderly prepared environment
  • Perform prep-work to ensure classroom environment is ready for students on a daily basis
  • Provide close supervision to children, always making sure they are safe and the group is in compliance with city-mandated teacher to child ratios
  • Interact with children in a warm, joyful, respectful manner that fosters their independence
  • Observe children and share your observations with Lead Guides
  • Redirect children as necessary to protect Guides’ presentation time and peers’ concentration, and to maintain a peaceful and productive learning environment
  • Implement feedback provided by Lead Guides, your Head of School, and your regional Montessori Mentor

Support Creation of Strong School Community


  • Ensure interactions with parents about routine issues or anecdotes from the child’s day are positive and upbeat
  • Ensure any information about significant student issues or parent concerns are communicated to the Lead Guide, so that (s)he can communicate directly with parents
  • Problem-solve challenging student issues with Lead Guides
  • Participate in regular staff meetings
  • Participate in one-on-one meetings with supervisor
  • Participate in community outreach, classroom celebrations, and parent education events
  • Actively participate and pursue annual professional development


  • Experience working with children of the appropriate age group
  • Passion for or desire to learn the Montessori method of education
  • Ability to work well with other adults
  • Growth mindset and problem-solving approach
  • Ability to embrace and exemplify Guidepost Montessori “Core Values”













  • 保持预备好的有序清洁的环境
  • 做好准备工作,确保每天为学生准备舒适的课堂环境


  • 以温暖、快乐、尊重的方式与学生互动,培养他们的独立性
  • 观察儿童,并与主教分享观察结果
  • 根据需要重新引导儿童,吸引其注意力来确保主教的课堂展示。保持一个平和、高效的学习环境
  • 针对主教、学校领导和区域蒙特梭利导师们的反馈,做出相应的改变与提高


  • 与家长就儿童的常规问题或生活小事进行积极交流
  • 将学生的重大问题或家长关心的信息传达给主教老师,以便主教老师直接与家长交流
  • 与主教配合,解决学生难题
  • 参加定期员工会议
  • 与主管的一对一会议
  • 参与各类课堂庆祝活动、家长教育活动和社群推广活动
  • 积极参与和推进个人年度职业发展计划



  • 拥有与目标年龄儿童群体工作的经验
  • 热爱或渴望学习蒙特梭利教育方法
  • 与其他成年人愉快合作的能力
  • 富有积极学习成长的心态和解决问题的能力
  • 内化并接受盖璞斯蒙特梭利学校“核心价值观”




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