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1110 College NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Jobs at Stepping Stones

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Want to work at a great montessori school?

Stepping Stones Montessori School is a fabulous community for staff as well as for parents and students. If you're interested in working in a peaceful community that encourages development and reflection, please contact Elizabeth Topliffe at

Current Openings:

Middle School Guide

Stepping Stones Montessori School is seeking an adolescent guide with a strong background in mathematics and science to join the team building our new middle school program, set to open for the 2018-19 school year. Passion and experience with agriculture is a plus.

As the oldest private Montessori school in Grand Rapids, Stepping Stones has been cultivating a love of learning in children through grade six for over 30 years. We are thrilled to be extending our educational program to middle school students. Our program will be modeled after Dr. Maria Montessori’s vision for an adolescent learning community based on a farm.

Qualified candidates will be:

  • Passionate about Montessori education and willing to attend the NAMTA Orientation to Adolescent Studies for the 2018 term

  • Experience working with adolescents

  • Excited about outdoor education and comfortable working outside in all conditions

  • Eager to pioneer a new educational program

Bachelor’s degree or greater required.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to our Adolescent Program Director Katie Powell at and/or call 616-451-8627 for more information.