Current Vacancies

The Maria Montessori Institute employs people in a variety of jobs; working in the School, on the Training Courses and in administration.

If you are an AMI Diploma holder and wish to express an interest in working for us or if you would like to advertise a Montessori job at your school in the UK  on our website then please email:

Our Vacancies



The Maria Montessori School is the exemplar school of the Maria Montessori Institute.  Catering for children between the ages of 2 and 12 years the school is based across various sites in North West and West London, UK.

With a 50 year tradition of AMI Montessori as both a school and training institute, we are deeply committed to Montessori’s vision for the child.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Head of School to provide leadership and cultivate a flourishing school community of children, parents and staff from September 2019.  The successful candidate will hold an AMI Diploma for at least one level, have leadership experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a positive, energetic approach to problem solving, combined with a flair for team building.

This is an exciting opportunity to become a key member of a historic organisation that is a focal point and resource centre for Montessori education in the UK through schools, training, parental and other forms of outreach.

Interested candidates should request an application form from Jacqui Alexander at


The Maria Montessori Institute is looking for an ambitious Communications and Marketing professional to build and develop the brand of our leading Montessori school and Training Institute. This is a newly created role’s primary remit will be to develop and implement a term-by-term marketing action plan to support pupil recruitment and retention and student recruitment.

For further information and to apply, please click here.


External Vacancies



Montessori Des Sourires requires a Montessori Teacher.  This is an exciting role as a Qualified Nursery Nurse/Nursery Practitioner in a family friendly Montessori nursery.

As the nursery is growing, they would like to add one dedicated and passionate colleague to their strong team.  The key duties include developing the children using the Montessori practices and ensuring a smooth day-to-day routine in the nursery through effective planning, preparation and collaborative teamwork with other colleagues.

Hours: Full time, Permanent |Salary: £20,000 to £26,000 | Start date: immediate

Contact: Donna Kerr | Tel: 020 8616 1870 |
School address: 12 Poynders Road, London, SW4 8NY


Clapham Montessori requires a Directress or trained Assistant to work in a very popular and well-established Montessori school in Clapham Old Town. The main class (2 ½ -5+) accommodates 20 children.

The vacancy is for 5 mornings (to 2.15) and 4 afternoons (to 4.15).  They are ME (UK) accredited, and as well as their classroom and use of another hall for lunchtimes etc., they have a huge and wonderful outside area with grass, trees etc. The environment is permanent, so no setting-up is needed.  They also have a dedicated space for a small class of children aged between 2-2 ½ years.  The position is for the 3rd member of the team, so would suit a newly-qualified Directress.  Duties include working as part of a team of Montessori Directresses, preparation and maintenance of the environment and lunchtime and outdoor supervision.

Hours: Term-time. Regularly 8.45 to 4.15 (full days) or to 2.15 (short days) | Start date: April 2019

Contact: Ros Bowles | Tel: 07931 556595 | Email:
School address: St. Paul’s Community Centre, St. Paul’s Church, Rectory Grove, Clapham, London, SW4 0DX


The Gower School has positions for Montessori Teachers (3 years – 6 years) available at their expanding school and nursery.  Candidates need to be highly motivated, sensitive, flexible, enthusiastic, reliable, dedicated and passionate with a good team spirit and able to contribute to a strong team.

The Gower School offers an excellent working environment in a well-resourced, accredited Montessori nursery and primary school.  They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  DBS checks are required.  Please send your CV and covering letter in the first instance.

Hours: Full time | Salary: Negotiable | Start date: ASAP

Contact: Sandra Talton | Tel: 020 7700 2445 | Email:
School address: 18, North Road, London, N7 9EY


The Bridge Park Montessori Nursery is looking for a Montessori Directress.  The key duties include developing the children using the Montessori practices and ensuring a smooth day-to-day routine in the nursery through effective planning, preparation and collaborative teamwork with other colleagues.

Hours: 9am – 3pm (6 hours daily) | Salary: negotiable | Start date: April 2019

Contact: Rizwana Siddiqui | Tel: 020 8838 0559 (day), 07958 267383 (evening)

School address: Unit 39 Bridge Park Leisure Centre, Harrow Road, NW10 0RG