Elementary Guide General Description

The Guide is in charge of the care of the students, the lessons given in both the Montessori Curriculum and the TEKS, and the general care of the classroom, including the materials.

The Guide supports Goodwater Montessori School’s commitment to realizing its mission, vision, and values.

Reports to: Director of Montessori Instruction

Number of Days: 183

Essential Knowledge and Skills •

Excellent knowledge of Montessori principles, theory, and best practices •

Excellent communication skills with students, parents, and staff •

Excellent collaboration skills with students, parents, and staff •

Excellent record-keeping skills using Transparent Classroom

Major Duties and Responsibilities •

Consistently perform in support of Goodwater Montessori’s mission, vision, and values •

Model exceptional character and ethical standards in guiding students at all times •

Effectively and respectfully communicate with students, parents, and staff to ensure collaboration •

Ensure that academic requirements and goals meet in the development of the whole child •

Implement appropriate teaching strategies to ensure achievement of academic growth in both the Montessori and TEKS curricula •

Work closely with the registrar to provide accurate and timely reporting of student data •

Collaborate with teachers to create useful and applicable strategies for curriculum alignment •

Maintain the highest standard of Montessori instruction, which is reflected in Albums •

Maintain impeccable student progress data and effectively communicate it to parents.


Goodwater Montessori Public Charter School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age. In addition to federal law requirements, Goodwater complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

About Goodwater Montessori School

Goodwater Montessori School is a public charter school for PK3-8th grade. A collaborative, positive, and inclusive environment fostering the Montessori method of learning. We have exceptional student learning environments including an orchard, student kitchen, garden, outdoor classrooms, and an extensive collection of Montessori materials.