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Assistant Guide – Primary Classroom

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the lead guide. Meet our staff.
  • Maintaining the classroom environment.
    • Light cleaning and daily tidying.
  • Helping to make or repair classroom materials.
  • Supervising outdoor play during recess.
  • Preparing snacks for the children.
  • Driving children for local field trips. (Think Food Lion or the Delmarva Discovery Museum.)
  • Present short lessons that you have been trained to give.
  • Reading to children.

Part-time with the potential for full-time work for the 2024-2025 School year.


  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must be able to supervise outdoor recess.

On-the-job training will be provided along with professional development, so teaching experience is not necessary.

Please review information on this site about the Montessori Method before applying.

Ideal candidates:

  • Interested in Montessori education!
  • Experience working with children. 3+ years is ideal
  • Loves to learn new things.
  • Likes to experiment and try new approaches to solve problems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Legible handwriting.
  • A benevolent approach toward parents and children.
  • Patient.

To apply, please submit an essay response to one of the following questions:

  • What interests you about Montessori education?
  • What is your favorite academic subject?
  • What is the best job you’ve ever had?
  • What is a book that had a big influence on your life?
  • What is the purpose of education?

Please, also submit a resume that shows:

  • Your skills
  • Your education
  • Work experience

At the interview:

If you are invited in for an interview, please bring something you’ve made that you’re proud of. Examples could be a quilt, knit work, something you’ve sewn, a woodworking project, a poem, a collection of photos you’ve taken, programming software, or a pie.


Email your essay to Emily (at) RhymeAndReasonAcademy.comYour application is not complete until your essay is submitted.
Email your resume to Emily (at) RhymeAndReasonAcademy.comYour application is not complete until your resume is submitted.