Employment Opportunities

Good Shepherd Montessori School (GSMS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and other school administered programs.

Current Openings (see below for more information)

  • Upper Elementary (Grades 4 - 6) Guide

Upper Elementary (Grades 4 - 6) Guide

Start Date

August, 2019

Application Window

Ongoing until position is filled

Position Description

Founded in 2002, Good Shepherd Montessori School (GSMS) is an ISACS accredited private school serving more than 160 children annually from age 3 through grade 8 in South Bend, Indiana.

At the end of this academic year, a long-time Upper Elementary Guide is stepping down to establish a Montessori high school in South Bend. We are currently searching for a replacement to lead one of our two Upper Elementary classrooms beginning August, 2019.

As a highly mission-driven educational environment, candidate fit with the GSMS mission statement is of paramount importance.

Outstanding candidates lacking Montessori experience or credentials will be considered if a commitment is made to pursue formal Montessori training. Financial support for training is available.


Prior teaching experience preferred. Individuals who belong to groups historically underrepresented within Montessori environments are strongly encouraged to apply.

Education Requirements

Applicants must have a B.A. or B.S.; American Montessori Society (AMS) certification or Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) diploma preferred.

Email completed Employment Application to office@gsms.org or return to the following address:

Attn: Head of School
Good Shepherd Montessori School
1101 E. Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46617