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Authentic Institute of Montessori is a non-profit organization with a small, dedicated team providing online Montessori certification and professional development courses. 

Early Childhood Residency Assistant

Indianapolis, Indiana

Authentic Institute of Montessori (AIM) is currently seeking a highly qualified and experienced individual to join our team as an Early Childhood Residency Assistant in Indianapolis, Indiana. This temporary position spans from May 31-June 21 and requires your presence each day from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM


  • A minimum of 3 years of classroom experience as an Early Childhood Guide
  • Montessori Diploma at the Early Childhoodevel
  • Lives in or around Indianapolis, or willing to pay lodging, travel, and food costs.
  • Preferably an AIM Graduate
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1. Collaborate with the Level Coordinator and Residency Coordinator before the residency for planning and training sessions. 

2. Assist in the setup two days prior to the residency commencement. 

3. Be actively present throughout the entire duration of the residency. 

4. Deliver engaging lessons to residency students. 

5. Provide valuable input and support through discussions, advice, and collaborative problem-solving. 

6. Support the Residency Coordinator with daily tasks and responsibilities. 

7. Adhere to the guidance of the Residency Coordinator, projecting yourself as a model student. 

8. Maintain a positive attitude and cultivate a professional appearance and demeanor. 

9. Prepare for the residency by familiarizing yourself with relevant books: 

  • Understanding the Child - The Preparation and Management of the Classroom - Ann Burke Neube
  • Montessori Strategies for Children with Learning Differences - Joyce Pickering

Job Type

In Person


June 1-20


Austin, Texas
Headwaters School

Elementary II Level Coordinator

Remote / Part Time

The Elementary II Level Coordinator at Authentic Institute of Montessori (AIM) plays a vital role in maintaining the quality and reputation of our institution. This role involves a diverse range of responsibilities, including overseeing student progress, providing support and feedback, coordinating and facilitating residencies, training instructors and mentors, and ensuring effective communication and collaboration within the organization. The Elementary II Level Coordinator reports to the Program Director and works closely with the Executive Director and other team members.


·      Bachelor’s degre in education or
       related field

·      At least three years of teaching experience
       in a Montessori classroom at the Elementary
       II level, after graduation.

·      Strong organizational, communication,
       and leadership skills

·      Proficiency in using online collaboration
       tools and platforms

·      Microsoft Teams

·      Microsoft Office Products

·      Moodle

·      Zoom

·      Flexibility and adaptability to meet the
      evolving needs of the program

·      Willingness to travel as needed

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Key Responsibilities:



·      Maintain Quality and Reputation: Uphold and enhance AIM's vision of quality and reputation in all activities and interactions.

·      Compliance and Handbook Adherence: Read, sign, and follow the published AIM Employee Handbook.

·      Participation: Attend faculty meetings and other essential meetings as required.

·      Strategic Development: Actively participate in the development of the strategic direction of AIM.

·      Hours Tracking: Track and report hours worked in a timely manner, following established procedures.

·      Document Management: Utilize team-based platforms to communicate and upload relevant documents, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.

·      Timely Communication: Respond to emails within 24 hours and maintain open communication with staff and other coordinators.

·      Travel: Be available to travel as required.

·      Collaboration: Communicate effectively with co-workers, fostering an environment of mutual support, learning, collaboration, innovation, and shared decision-making.

·      Faculty Support: Prepare and mentor fellow faculty through education, instruction, support, and encouragement.

·      Continuous Improvement: Seek opportunities for professional development and suggest improvements to enhance your effectiveness in the role.




·      Policy Familiarity: Become thoroughly familiar with all policies outlined in the Student Handbook for Elementary II.

·      MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education) Handbook: Acquire a comprehensive understanding of its contents, including the competencies of adult learners.

·      Organization and Documentation: Maintain detailed records and documentation related to student progress and program operations.

·      Student Oversight: Ensure that all tasks are completed for students enrolled in your specific level, providing them with timely support and feedback.

·      Student Communication: Assist in developing and implementing student communication procedures and policies, including updates to the student handbook.

·      Final Exams: Conduct or coordinate final exams with students as required.

·      Course Enhancement: Collaborate with the Program Director to recommend changes and improvements to course materials and manuals.

·      Online Course Responsibilities: As the Level Coordinator, you must maintain a thorough understanding of the course content to provide effective support to students and address their inquiries. This includes training online instructors, providing student support, maintaining content mastery and collaborating with other faculty.

·      Internship Responsibilities: As the Level Coordinator, your role is essential in guiding and supporting interns throughout their training. This includes training and supervising internship mentors, coordinating Field Representatives to assist with observations, approve intern sites, provide feedback, and mentor interns.

·      Residency Coordinator Responsibilities: As the Level Coordinator, your role is pivotal in ensuring the success and smooth execution of the annual residency program. Your responsibilities encompass assisting with travel and logistics, leading the residency, facilitating discussions, building the residency schedule, and collaborating with other presenters.

o   Online Residency Responsibilities include creating content, conducting presentations, inviting and organizing guest presenters, and participating in forums.


This position is a part-time position with the potential to expand into a full-time position as enrollment in the Elementary II Certification program increases.


Note: This job description is not exhaustive and may be subject to change as the needs of the Authentic Institute of Montessori evolve.

Job Type

Part Time





Field Representatives

We are looking for experienced Infant-Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary I and Elementary II Montessori educators to join our team as Field Representatives for our MACTE accredited Montessori Certification Courses.


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A Montessori teacher diploma for the age level of supervision 
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching children in a Montessori classroom at the age level of certification following receipt of the teaching credential
  • Evidence of continuing professional growth
  • Experience working with and instructing adult learners
  • We guarantee you an exceptional experience with flexible learning paths and professional guidance.


  • Visit and mentor Authentic Institute of Montessori (AIM) student teachers during their Internship year.

    During these school visits the AIM Field Representative is asked to:
  • Observe a full morning work cycle;
  • Meet with the intern to discuss how they feel they are doing in the classroom;
  • Meet with the the supervising teacher and/or head of school to discuss the intern’s performance in the classroom; and
  • Prepare an Field Representative Evaluation Report that is shared with the intern and uploaded into their internship course.
Job Type



Flexible Hours
Travel Occasionally Required

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