Xplor Education

Montessori Primary Guide

Full-Time in Hawthorne, CA - Associate - Discovery - $64k - $66k

We are conducting a search for a primary Montessori guide to lead one of Discovery's Casa communities for children aged 3 - 6. Through your efforts, children will fulfill their developmental potential with authentically prepared, exceptionally executed Montessori.

Are you a passionate guide with a primary diploma from a MACTE-accredited institution? Do you aspire to lead your own primary classroom while being part of a one-of-a-kind, year-round Montessori community that is inspiring the next generation of innovators? Do you want to feel valued for the transformative work you do with:

  • Competitive compensation -- $64,000 - $66,000 starting salary
  • Generous medical benefits including plans with premiums that are free for employee-only coverage
  • 401(k) savings opportunity including match
  • Substantial paid time off and a host of paid holidays throughout the year
  • On-going career development


About Discovery

Discovery is a collaboration between Xplor Education and a leading Southern California aerospace company to form an innovative Montessori community for children of our collaborator’s employees. While their parents develop the breakthroughs that are revolutionizing space exploration, their children will grow into the next generation of innovators in a way that only authentic Montessori can provide.

Discovery’s beautiful facility is located in Hawthorne, California, near the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and El Segundo Boulevard.


About Xplor Education

Xplor Education partners with America’s most innovative companies to provide distinctive Montessori early childhood education that leads to more capable individuals, happier families, healthier organizations, and stronger communities.


Invitation to Apply

We encourage you to apply if you:

  • Have earned a primary diploma from a MACTE-accredited institution;
  • Are experienced working with children aged 2½ - 6 years old; and
  • Are available to join by September 2023

We would prefer you over other candidates if you:

  • Live in Southern California;
  • Have earned a primary diploma from an AMI-accredited institution
  • Have earned bachelor’s and/or master’s degrees in any subject;
  • Have five or more years’ experience as a Montessori guide;
  • Are a fluent Spanish speaker;
  • Are a US citizen or green cardholder;
  • Have interesting hobbies, skills, and life experiences.

If this sounds like you, please submit your application.