We employ lead teachers who hold their Montessori Teacher Certification from the American Montessori Society (AMS) or the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) at the level they are actively teaching: Toddler, Primary (3-6 year old), Lower Elementary (6-9 year old), Upper Elementary (9-12 year old), and Middle School (12-14 year old).

In addition, many of our lead teachers have degrees in education. Our teachers have received their training at a variety of accredited Montessori training centers in the United States and Europe. While our part-time teaching assistant positions do not require a Montessori teaching credential, we seek individuals with academic preparation in education (bachelor’s prepared) and classroom experience at the level they would be assisting within our school. We also have a variety of specialty teachers who are steeped in their subject area and who adapt their teaching style to our Montessori philosophy.

We are eager to meet Montessori credentialed teachers throughout the year who are interested in working at our school. In this way, when we have an opening, we can contact candidates who already know about our school and who may have already visited us.

Whether you hold a Montessori teaching credential or you have an interest in exploring teaching career with a Montessori private school we welcome you to sign up for an Admissions Tour. This is a great way to get a feel for our campus, teachers, students, and programs. Both the American Montessori Society and the Association Montessori Internationale are wonderful resources for learning more about Montessori philosophy and to find out more about Montessori teacher training programs. Richmond Montessori School offers a limited number of internships for Montessori teacher candidates seeking to complete their practicum year in a dually accredited Montessori school. If you are interested in a teaching internship at RMS, please contact the school for more information.

If you are a highly motivated team player who holds an AMS or AMI teaching credential in Toddler, Primary, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary or Middle School, and you would like to find out more about teaching opportunities with RMS, please email Jasminethis application, your resume and letter of interest to Assistant Head of School, Kim Waite, at 

Employment Opportunities For 2019-2020

All inquiries can send a resumé and letter of interest to Assistant Head of School Kim Waite at

  • Part-time classroom assistant
  • Part-time front desk receptionist
  • Substitute teachers

Part-time Upper Elementary Spanish Teacher for grades 4-6
Richmond Montessori School seeks a passionate and experienced Spanish teacher to work within a rigorous, collaborative, and inquiry-based program. This is a part-time position. Responsibilities include teaching Spanish to elementary students grades 4 through 6. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for connecting with and guiding students; classroom teaching experience; fluency in the Spanish language; a positive personality with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with colleagues and parents; a commitment to ongoing professional growth; and a willingness to maintain and manage a positive and prepared learning environment where the whole child development focuses on each child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Bachelor’s degree required.  Montessori training is a plus.  

For over 50 years Richmond Montessori School (RMS) has remained dedicated to providing an authentic Montessori education in a student-centered environment and has remained true to the mission of its founders and the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori.  RMS is dually-accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. The school serves approximately 300 students ages 18 months-14 years on two adjacent campuses, which incorporate almost eight acres of beautiful green space located in the west end area of Richmond, Virginia. The RMS team is comprised of over fifty passionate professional Montessori educators and support staff, fully committed to our core values of Character, Community, Authenticity, Respect and Excellence.

We are eager to welcome someone into our community who will live the mission and core values of our school. Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to Kim Waite at